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2,222 Carnival Galveston Cruise Reviews

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532
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295
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Jakeshunny
Member Since 2007
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The Carnival Breeze is a lovely ship with a terrific staff. Jaime, the Cruise Director was outstanding. She was energetic, funny, talented, and a joy to watch every time she participated which was often. I asked and she told me that she ... Read more
lordbaron
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We haven't been on Carnival in over 10 years, we used to cruise a lot before we had kids so we waited until they were old enough to enjoy themselves. Our oldest is 11 and the youngest is 6 and this was his first cruise. I will start off ... Read more
Sea La Vie
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
This was my first cruise and it was so wonderful. I was sad to see it end and hated leaving the ship for the last time. We had a balcony room on deck 7 in the aft. The room was pretty roomy and the balcony was perfect. Embarkation was a ... Read more
frazier1950
Member Since 2010
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was a sister cruise for the three of us. This was my 24th cruise and 5th with Carnival.The cabin was not set up for 3 people. For 3 days we had to request the third set of towels. When I opened the closet it was full of wet towels. ... Read more
SouthTexasOceanLover
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This was our first cruise since our honeymoon 25 years ago, and it was great. Embarkation was a little long, but that was more the security measures required by the government than the staff. The only complaint I have is that the cabin was ... Read more

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b.m.seay1
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Family trip for everybody in the family. First cruise for myself and my wife. I learned a few things on the trip. FTTF is a must, as well as the cheers package. The drinks are expensive and having that covered is a great thing. Just ... Read more
earlb311
Member Since 2013
1 review
11 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The dining room food and service were excellent. Putja and Marija were great servers. The buffet was very average. Guys Burgers was very good. Entertainment was very average. The excellence of the main dining room and casino earned ... Read more
youdav
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
5 helpful votes
The itinerary for this cruise was Key West/Freeport/Nassau out of Galveston on the Carnival Freedom. This was my fifth cruise with Carnival but the first on this boat and with this itinerary. My GF cruises a lot more than I do (she ... Read more
KarJer
Member Since 2007
1 review
11 forum posts
5 helpful votes
My husband and I are veteran cruisers - 10 plus over the last 20 years on other cruise lines with other adults, but never in the summer when school was out, so the heat and children were new to us. Our expectations were not real high but ... Read more
gotti1038
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
12 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Freedom Ship We sailed with a party of 39 people, this is my 7th cruise on Carnival, my third out of Galveston. This was by far the best cruise I have ever been on. That is including the Royal Caribbean cruises I have sailed. The ... Read more

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angoracruiser
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
5 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because the dates matched when we could travel. This cruise exceeded my expectations in most areas. Food: The food was exceptional. We did the Chef's Table experience, and it was truly memorable. We enjoyed meeting ... Read more
arlenevelezdiaz
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Hello again. I posted a review a week ago ("a no no cruise"). This week i took the cruise with my best friend. Embarkation process - very good. Cabin - a "no no". We had cabin 1456 on deck 1. We were next to the ... Read more
wgb7428
Member Since 2009
10 reviews
94 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Carnivals new staggered boarding was a breeze. Our check in time was 12:30, we arrived at 12:05 and were allowed in. There was hardly no line and what line there was getting trough security moved very quickly. We were on the Conquest in ... Read more
kimshoes
Member Since 2011
1 review
3 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We have previously sailed on Carnival Triumph once, and Magic three times. We love the Magic but it's not sailing out of Galveston which is the most convenient port for us. We ended up sailing on Liberty since our son and his family were ... Read more
Manteca1
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
The cruise director onboard the Liberty, Cory "family guy" was awesome. We had a great time and was just the break we needed. We've been on several cruises and needed some stress relief after hosting our daughter's wedding. This ... Read more

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arlenevelezdiaz
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
We took this cruise, because we wanted to depart from Galveston, since we live in Houston. The embarkation was very smooth. We reserved a suite, and enter the ship around 11:30 am. The ship was clean and the cabin was very comfortable. Big ... Read more
Garden Granny
Member Since 2008
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
This was my Granddaughter's first cruise. We chose this one because of the dates and the duration and the destination. Embarkation went very well. We appreciated the ability to choose our boarding time. Debarkation was a circus but ... Read more
david k
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Our third Carnival cruise. We sailed on Conquest, Magic, and Breeze. Last cruise was two years ago and it was very similar to the first. Both were 5-star experiences. Sorry to say the cuts by Carnival over the past two years dampened ... Read more
cfb
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
64 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
We were a pair of two couples with two interior cabins. It was me (46), girlfriend (44) and friend and his girlfriend both 40. Our friends have sworn for years they would never set foot on Carnival. They had only sailed Princess, Royal ... Read more
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ndstressfreee
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
4 forum posts
22 helpful votes
A little background: I traveled with my husband and our 3 boys, ages 14, 14, and 13. This was our 6th cruise and 3rd with Carnival (2 with RCL – Oasis and Liberty- and 1 with NCL- Jewel). I will give my review of the Magic and ... Read more

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dream2life
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was our second time taking this cruise and we rate them both as excellent. The first was on my 50th birthday. This one was for my husband's son's wedding. The first cruise was on the Carnival Magic and this was the Carnival ... Read more
gary.henson@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
When you are planning and booking the cruise - you need to realize -- EVERYTHING is extra. The prices were not what we expected at all. My 17 year old said this cruise is " for those who drink or gamble" Spent most the ... Read more
dmar5
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
My extended family decided on this cruise; my aunt & uncle being frequent cruisers. This was mine and my children's first cruise. I must say -- I was thoroughly underwhelmed. The quarters were small but I expected that. The food was ... Read more
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Snake235
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
12 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We took our ten-year-old grandson on this cruise. Based on some negative reviews, I really didn't expect much, but was pleasantly surprised. In Galveston, we parked in the covered garage directly across from the dock. Most ... Read more
newby331@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This was my family's third cruise with Carnival, and the first time on the Breeze. In the past we have been on the Triumph and the Magic. Greatly enjoyed both prior trips. Carnival has changed up embarkation since last I cruised and it ... Read more

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