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347 Carnival Barcelona Cruise Reviews

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jsiegeluf
Member Since 2015
1 review
7 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We really enjoyed cruising the Mediterranean on the new Carnival Vista. The ships was fantastic with lots of things to do. We loved the Sky Ride, Sky Walk Ropes Course, Imax, Thrill Theater, and the Water Works area. We had to drag the ... Read more
WilliamsF1
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Our second cruise, the first being on P&O Ventura. Liked the ports of call and also trying out a brand new ship sailing from Barcelona. Having had a great one night stay in Barcelona, the first problem however was our pick up from ... Read more
aquarianne11
Member Since 2010
5 reviews
934 forum posts
18 helpful votes
Just got back from our fabulous cruise on the shiny new Carnival Vista! Our small family included myself and my husband (DH) and our 8 year old daughter. This was our 9th cruise and our 3rd cruise with Carnival. We had a great ... Read more
Harmony1913
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 forum posts
11 helpful votes
I had not cruised with Carnival in over 10 years. As a travel agent I sell A LOT of their cruises but I personally have been a Royal Caribbean fan. We decided to check out the Vista because she looked amazing and we had been wanting to ... Read more
Mchelle2470
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Wanted to take a Mediterranean cruise all my life and was so looking forward to seeing all the historical landmarks the ports of call had to offer on this cruise. The Carnival Vista is an absolutely amazing ship but in my opinion too ... Read more

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Aquarius115
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
2 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
The Food has become a POOR selection. Its not the original Carnival food that made it something to talk about. Its more Corporate. The Lido buffet sitting area increased by 10percent. Not enough to handle the 1000 more people on the ... Read more
Superfly1976
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
15 helpful votes
I travelled with my wife, 5 year old son and 81 year old mother in law so I was worried that it would be hard to find a cruise to suit the needs of such a mixed group. My worries were unfounded. The cabins were very nice and fairly ... Read more
WobblyUK@aol.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Overall the ship is fantastic, there is more than you can possibly do in a seven day cruise unless you stay on the ship during the day which defeats the object of a cruise. Red Frog pub, excellent, Dive-in movies really good and where ... Read more
gk1972
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Our 1st cruise and what a great time we all had, the Embarkation and Disembarkation went really smoothly allowing for nearly 4000 guests to get on and off without too much fuss, Food was off a good standard, Alcohol was very well priced ... Read more
kaf1sh
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We were so excited to have the opportunity to experience this brand new ship. On the surface - it did not disappoint. The public areas and facilities were impressive. We travelled as a couple (52,46) and felt it was more geared towards ... Read more

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Cakes0314
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We were looking for a family vacation to celebrate our parents 60th anniversary. There was a group of seven ages 18 to 81. The itinerary looked good and we were able to get excellent airfares to Barcelona. We booked this trip 10 months ... Read more
luggage
Member Since 2009
1 review
48 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Party of 10 enjoyed a ten day cruise leaving from Barcelona and ending in Amsterdam. We had followed the Vista during construction and were anxious to sail. Embarkation and Debarkation were swift, efficient, and polite. The ship ... Read more
Lylehoff
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Thought it would be great to sail on the newest Carnival "Flagship" This would be our 4th Carnival Cruise and 6th Cruise overall. The Good: Cabins were nice, clean and the Room Steward we had was absolutely terrific. Chef's ... Read more
EuropeanWanderer
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Was excited to be on a new cruise ship. The ship itself is beautiful, with many amenities and things to do. 5000 passengers is too much. Long lines at the buffets, uncaring US passengers dropping food and leaving it on floors and ... Read more
jbar434
Member Since 2007
4 reviews
0 forum posts
22 helpful votes
Overall it was OK for the price we paid. I'll list the pros and cons and some details about the ports that I wish I'd know. If any of this is helpful, please click the helpful button so others can find the more helpful reviews ... Read more

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joater
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
New ship with places we wanted to visit. We felt the ship lacked a focal point it had two atriums and was lacking atmosphere.The boarding process was quick and the cabins were a good size with plenty of storage and a sofa bed. I feel the ... Read more
froggy1313
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
3 forum posts
28 helpful votes
Brand new beautiful ship, but many pluses and minuses. A+ for the new menu, the layout of the Havana Cabanas, the decorations of that area, the pool, etc. Also an incredible Europe itinerary. The food was really incredible. Every ... Read more
Dissapointed Aussie
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
21 helpful votes
The Ship was new, beds were comfy and the cabin staff were excellent, that's about where it ends. I left the cruise upset and still traumatized after being verbally abused by another passenger, who called me a "F....ing fat ... Read more
Pinklily83
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
14 helpful votes
We had been really looking forward to our trip on the Carnival Vista. This would be our 4th cruise and the first where we have been brave enough to take our 3 year old daughter. We also took nan too so the ship needed to cater for all ... Read more
HYE6
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
13 helpful votes
OMG the Carnival Vista was Awesome! * We had 3 outside rooms for our group, and they were all very nice and clean. * The cruise director Matt was fantastic: very entertaining, very funny, and very personable. * The service ... Read more
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Whitesfromscotland
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
10 day cruise on Carnival Vista. Mainly P & O cruisers but thought we would try a different cruise line company (all be it P & O are UK part of Carnival). To summarise Carnival is a lower level class than P & O aimed at Casual ... Read more
kjsutt
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
This was the trip of lifetime. the ship was incredible. The service and food were divine. The entertainment was excellent. The ports were wonderful except Crete, which was not as interesting as the others. 13 of us traveled together ... Read more
Catchum
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
This was the third trip out for the vista and our first on Carnival. The ship had a lovely new car smell still and we enjoyed our time onboard. The lay out of the ship was fine but didn't seem to have a heart, the Atrium had a nice bar ... Read more
tbsccruiser
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Every year myself and 2 of my friends take a much needed trip. Since we all turned 45, we decided to take a trip of a lifetime trip. We chose a cruise because we would be able to see different ports and have food and lodging included in ... Read more
stacysgal1974
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
This was a multi family cruise; 21 people all total. For us, we chose Carnival because of our adult children (2 plus spouses). They still live in jeans and very casual clothes. We figured this was best for all. This was their first ... Read more

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