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2,166 Carnival Galveston Cruise Reviews

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JerryK13
Member Since 2006
4 reviews
7 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
1. BACKGROUND: This was our 6th cruise (all on Carnival ships), but our first as just husband/wife with no kids or other family members. It was also our first 5 day cruise (all others were 7 days) and our first while school was still in ... Read more
JMOM20
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Had a great time on the Carnival Breeze stopping in Montego Bay, Grand Cayman, and Cozamel. Compared to our first cruise several years ago, staterooms were much roomier and ship much more stable! Staff were all friendly! Food in the ... Read more
Karenh31
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
We were on the Spa Deck.. (11th floor balcony ) After cruising on the Dream two years ago... the Freedom seemed to be lacking in areas. It is a smaller ship, so I am sure that has something to do with it. We had anytime dining in ... Read more
smp1122
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
A family member booked the cruise. I traveled on Carnival over 20 years ago and remember it being fabulous and luxurious. Boy how times have changed. The embarkation was fine....cattle call but that is to be expected. Our luggage was ... Read more
tcugal
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was my husband and my first time on the Breeze. It was the Breeze's first cruise out of Galveston. This was my second time cruising, both with Carnival. To begin with, the assigned staggerd check in was genius! Thank you Carnival. We ... Read more

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debraboggs
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
The ship in general was ok. The rooms were clean and quiet. , and I felt safe. I was disappointed with the food. It wasn't very good, and the majority of the restaurants closed early (after lunch).Which didn't leave much of a choice. ... Read more
nosluap57
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was the third cruise, the previous two were on the Carnival Magic. Embarkation was seamless and quick. On board in in cabin by 12:00 without FTTF. Cabin was a cove balcony. These are wonderful, the balcony offers privacy and ... Read more
MrDion
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
2 helpful votes
The Galveston Island port works well but once on the ship you are stuck on level 3 main because they control the egress by shutting down the elevators. After waiting 30 minutes in a passenger regulated line, meaning no control, a crew ... Read more
sanapier1954
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
4 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We had a great time on the Breeze on our first cruise with just my wife and myself since 1996. The food was great as with the Carnival Freedom last May. NO ADULT POOL! This is why I will never sail on another ship that does not have ... Read more
LisaH
Member Since 2001
6 reviews
3,129 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Carnival Breeze Western Caribbean: Cozumel, Grand Cayman, Montego Bay May 8-15, 2016 Port: Galveston Ocean Suite: 7233 After many years of cruises and living in Texas, we finally decided to try driving to Galveston rather ... Read more
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toshasmith363@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
To say my husband and I were highly disappointed is an understatement. The lines were long getting on the ship even though we chose a check in window. The food at the buffet was absolutely horrible and it wasn't even warm maybe if it had ... Read more
L Jasik
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
My sister had used carnival cruise line before. She said that we needed to go on a cruise together taking our mom for mother's day. We left Galveston Texas on May 7, 2016 to go to Cozumel then to Progresso Mexico. Once on board we were ... Read more
cnava
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
21 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because because it was a shorter cruise that stopped in Cozumel and it was a different ship that we had ever been on so we were excited to explore it. WRONG!!!!!!! One of the things that I noticed right away was that ... Read more
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Jakara55
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
23 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Just got off Carnival Liberty sale date May 7-12. The cruise that just came back experienced bow thruster issues and did not make Cozumel either. They knew ship was broken they didn't tell us until we were already in the ocean. This is ... Read more
JohnAllums
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
we had a good cruise, and even tho bow thruster problems kept the Liberty from cozumel, we still had full services aboard the ship.... anyway, progresso was wonderful. we measured by GPS - the pier is 4 1/2 miles long! we shopped ... Read more

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silverdome
Member Since 2008
1 review
4 forum posts
20 helpful votes
Have been thinking about how to write this since returning. Was on the May 2nd sailing, left extremely disappointed. By now if you have been reading these you know what happened. Two weeks in a row, missed stops in Cozumel. Communication ... Read more
BE2016
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
13 helpful votes
This was our first cruise after years of trying to get my husband to take one. I am very disappointed and this will probably be our last one too. First off, the itinerary changed 2 different times. The first day of the cruise, the ship ... Read more
Debhelen
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
21 helpful votes
Wanted to show our sibling, 8 of them Cozumel . We love Cozumel. We know carnival lines are know for young party crowds but we wanted a getaway to Cozumel and didn't want to cruise for 7 days. We got to window check on time. We had to ... Read more
bead_dazzled
Member Since 2008
5 reviews
48 forum posts
12 helpful votes
We sailed on the Carnival Liberty out of Galveston departing on May 2nd. The ship was late to arrive into port due to mechanical issues. That should have been our first clue that this trip would be a disaster. Embarkation was a bit ... Read more
michealwhitesr@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Wow!!!!! Our very first cruise and we had a great time from the boarding until the disembarkation. The Cruise Director Cory was awesome and we made it a point to be where ever he was to party with him. Our balcony stateroom was ... Read more

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Mamalato5
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Until now I have been a HUGE cruise fan, and a Carnival Gold VIFP but they've just cut back so much I don't recommend for families any more. They've cut out the cute chocolate on your pillow, they want $2 for a tea bag, the sushi bar is ... Read more
adamsacres
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This was our second cruise. Our first cruise was on the Carnival Magic. I enjoyed this cruise much much more because it was smaller. No elevator wait times, whereas the Magic was ALWAYS crowded at the elevators. I'm talking elbow to ... Read more
tphitman
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
87 forum posts
17 helpful votes
Took the 4-night out of Galveston on the Liberty. This was the 38th Carnival cruise for my wife and myself. We flew from Atlanta to Houston early on Thursday and had a car pick us up and take us to the Galveston cruise terminal. Easy. ... Read more
rasjhutch
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Live in Texas. Took the cruise from Galveston as it is nearest where I live. They lost our luggage, they changed our room without apology. Would not even hunt down our luggage. Guest Services personnel were grumpy, grouchy and rude to ... Read more
tex1gma
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We went with several of our cousins who recommended this ship to us. It was our 1st time cruising and I must say it was a fabulous trip. Everyone from the steward to the dining room crew was exceptional, very friendly and helpful always. ... Read more

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