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2,495 Carnival Galveston Cruise Reviews
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panoramaofthepast
Member Since 2009
5 reviews
1,605 forum post
6 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We are veteran cruisers who were just looking for a quick getaway over Easter. While we were a little apprehensive [Easter break = lots of kids!], it turned out to be a great weekend. Looking for quiet? It is possible. We spent ... Read more
Anna-grneyedgf
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
This is a great ship for families. There is lots of activities and area's for all ages. This was my son's first cruise at 15 and he is somewhat timid. The club for 15-17 year old kiddo's was a great place for him to meet others his age ... Read more
Larein818
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
I have been on 20+ cruises and never have a bad time, this cruise was fine as well, and we had great weather. Embarkation went pretty smoothly, we were able to access our cabin at 1:30 and it was clean and had enough space. We had a ... Read more
bwcjball
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
5 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We really like the blue and yellow colors on the Breeze. The cabin doors were a treat also, really liked the wood look. When we first met our room steward, he told us he had 35 rooms to take care of and wanted to know if we wanted ... Read more
mmoeller
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
1 forum post
Sailed three weeks ago
We started our adventure by going to Indoor Parking several blocks from the pier. We had a reservation so that made it all the more easier. We didn’t have to wait too long before the shuttle left. Check-in went very smoothly. ... Read more
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Mjayl
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We chose this cruise to celebrate a Birthday and our Anniversary. We have cruised this trip on 4 other occasions. We are platinum cruisers with Carnival and have been on many cruises. This cruise tops our "favorite" list. ... Read more
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ldalvarado
Member Since 2007
1 review
41 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We booked this cruise in November 2016 as a quick getaway. We live close to port, so driving to Galveston and parking at the port adds very little cost to our overall cruise total and makes for a fast and convenient trip. This was the ... Read more
parkerwilson
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This was my families first cruise together and I wanted to make it special. I had cruised on NCL before but was in an inside suite. After having that interior experience, I opted for a balcony cabin. I also chose 6th floor and in center ... Read more
Jmh0523
Member Since 2013
1 review
4 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Hurry up and wait was the theme. Everything was filled with kids (hot tubs, gym equipment outside, mini-golf, pools, etc.) The adults would lock down all the chairs and you'd see towels there for hours and no people. The quality of people ... Read more
utah62
Member Since 2010
5 reviews
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was our 13th cruise and the 9th with Carnival. Embarkement was quick..on the ship within an hour. Stayed on the Spa deck which came with 2 free exercise classes each and access to the spa pool and saunas. We liked the decor of the ... Read more
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daredneck
Member Since 2012
5 reviews
32 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
04-02-17 Carnival Breeze. Debarkation Port Galveston Texas, Interior Rm 7295. We arrived in Galveston the day before sailing. Stayed at Gaido’s Hotel, 3700 Seawall Blvd. Ocean view room for $217, included breakfast, and ... Read more
KiwiWombles
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
We chose Carnival from previous experience, price and amenities offered. Our group consisted of 3 adults and 1 Eleven yr old, booked in 2 Balcony rooms on deck 7. (1 port side and 1 starboard). having only cruised the South Pacific ... Read more
Cruisermom2005
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
Sailed March 2017
This was our first 7 day cruise. Our second family cruise for spring break. My husband, myself and our two kids(14,12). First of all loved the ship. My kids actually really enjoyed the kids programs, they didn't come to room until 1AM ... Read more
ColoradoCruiser2017
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2017
I traveled with two children (8 and 10) and they had an absolute blast! The waterslides and pools were a huge hit. We were also really impressed with the variety of entertainment options geared towards families, from ice sculpting to ... Read more
cdm289
Member Since 2011
6 reviews
22 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2017
My 2 sons (12 and 14) travelled on the Breeze March 26. This is my 14th cruise (10 with Carnival) and my sons’ 9th cruise (8 with Carnival). We loved this ship and the entire experience. The downfall for us travelling out of ... Read more
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dbornhofen
Member Since 2017
1 review
All-in-all, we did enjoy the cruise. But I did have one complaint and was disappointed in how things have changed. In terms of the complaint, it’s actually pretty significant. Our room’s A/C did not work. We did call and ... Read more
wannabetraveler
Member Since 2009
1 review
35 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
I wanted to take a cruise in Feb., but had surgery and had to postpone until March. I know, spring break, but that was at least leaving snow behind before Spring set in. I booked my cruise in November thru a third party, my ... Read more
teacherelaxin
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
4 forum posts
BACKGROUND: I selected this cruise because it was offered during spring break and wanted to bring three friends with me. I'm a teacher and needed a fun little getaway. This was a complimentary cruise that I won through Carnival through a ... Read more
keitasakon
Member Since 2006
1 review
I believe that this is our 6 or 7th cruise and third with Carnival. Our last cruise was on the magnificent Celebrity Solstice to Alaska, so the Freedom had big shoes to fill. We are family of 5 with 3 kids ages 14, 10 and 6 and we ... Read more
Badted
Member Since 2012
1 review
72 forum posts
We chose this cruise as it aligned with our flight dates from Australia. But, we did not realise that these dates also aligned with Spring Break in the US. However, as we are open-minded it did not bother us before we went on our cruise. ... Read more
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E_onthego
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
This was my third cruise, and I (39-year-old woman) traveled with my 8-year-old daughter (her first) and my parents who are in their late 60s (their fourth cruise). My mother has mobility issues and has a scooter, and I have to say that ... Read more
Mckansas
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
The departure was easy.. I highly suggest to purchase the "Faster to the Fun". You board the ship faster but best of all you are the 3rd group off the ship which was at about 8am on our cruise. Food...lots to eat.. ... Read more
bhaney62
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
Traveling with a mobility handicap is hard at best, but I am so well taken care of, and so at home on Carnival that I will never cruise any other lines. Last week, 3/18 - 3/25 we were on the Carnival Freedom, and to say that we enjoyed ... Read more
LJHSViking
Member Since 2010
5 reviews
12 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2017
We chose this cruise for the itinerary--three places we wanted to snorkel: Cozumel, Belize and Roatan. We flew to Houston the evening prior, shuttled to Galveston in the morning, checked in. It took from 10:30 to 12:30 to get aboard. The ... Read more
dontlikelines
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for a spring break family vacation. This was our first family cruise and we (the adults) were very disappointed. We felt that we spent the entire week standing in line. Whether it was waiting for mediocre food, or ... Read more
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