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2,188 Carnival Galveston Cruise Reviews

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dmar5
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
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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frednbec
Member Since 2012
1 review
14 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
The cruise was pretty good, overall. The ship was clean and the crew was top-notch, as usual. Any ship that has 2 Red Frog Rum bars on it aces in my book. The Blue Iguana made a pretty tasty burrito and Fish and Chips was not bad. ... Read more
lgrave79@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This is my 10th or so cruise. Although other cruise lines offer a fancier trip, Carnival makes sure there is plenty of fun to go around! Let me start by saying that my husband and I have been together 40 years and enjoy vacationing ... Read more
juliaosborn
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Wonderful ship that has moved recently to Galveston. I loved the lighter decor and "feel" of the ship. My favorite show was Miami themed "Latin Nights". The kids really enjoyed the Water Works and visited this area ... Read more
cfb
Member Since 2008
1 review
64 forum posts
9 helpful votes
We are a family of four with two interior cabins. It was me (46), girlfriend (44) and my two sons (13,16). This was my 15th cruise with the last 8 being on Carnival. I love Carnival so don't read too much negativity into this review. I'm ... Read more
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sprog
Member Since 2008
1 review
6 forum posts
2 helpful votes
My wife and I have done the Western Caribbean cruise many times, so decided to do an Eastern Caribbean one. She wanted to see Key West too so we booked out of Galveston. We live in New Orleans, so it was only a 6 hour drive. This was our ... Read more
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Pinky_Depp
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
First cruise for my husband and myself. Also our first vacation/trip without any of our children. A gift to ourselves in celebration of 25 years of marriage (even though it's now been 26 years). We traveled with family (sister and brother ... Read more
kaycee59
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
My mom and I went on this cruise with my daughter and her husband. My daughter is in her mid-20's and in a wheelchair. So first, I want to write about her experiences. She found it difficult to navigate around the ship in the ... Read more
myracle777
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
We live in Spring TX and Montgomery TX which is only 2 hours from Galveston so that's a plus not having to fly somewhere. Embarkation was terrible; . We had a 12-12:30 embarkation time but stood in line for an hour and a half...mostly ... Read more
kymann1
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
5 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Our favorite vacation is a Carnival cruise so we decided that's how we'd spend our 25th wedding anniversary. We can drive to Galveston in a couple days so we wanted to go out of that port. We chose this particular cruise because the diving ... Read more

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kathyashmeyer
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We love cruises. Wanted to share with our 10 year old grandson. We were very concerned regarding his nut allergy. I must say that all the wait staff, the food servers were wonderful about this and took it very seriously. Even on our ... Read more
Livesteamer
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
73 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Carnival Freedom simply exceeded our expectations for a first ever family cruise that included our oldest daughter (a rookie cruiser), our second daughter and our son-in-law and our 2 grand-kids (5 and 10-also rookie cruisers). My wife ... Read more
dvond
Member Since 2008
8 reviews
609 forum posts
10 helpful votes
We decided to try a cruise out of Texas as we always go out of the east coast to try something different. Overall we had a very good cruise, here are some highlights; Embarkation took 15 minutes, very easy We had a inside cabin, ... Read more
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TeddyBear66
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
4 forum posts
3 helpful votes
My husband and I usually sail once a year with Carnival. We usually have to go in the summer months because I am an educator. We were excited to sail on the Breeze. Our first sailing was on the Magic and it had spoiled us with all ... Read more
parkeb2
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
great time on the breeze, disappointed with the food, need to have seasoned food and non-seasoned food, need to have sweet and sugar free deserts. open breakfast at 6:00 am, washroom needs to stay open 24 hours. Hope the food will be ... Read more

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kelay37
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was a REALLY fantastic cruise for us. We've sailed before on the Magic and this was my 4th cruise (first as an adult and without kids along) and my girlfriend's second. The last time we sailed, we had an interior room, along with 2 ... Read more
Riegal66
Member Since 2013
1 review
7 forum posts
5 helpful votes
So to start our vacation off, Carnival informed us on Thursday afternoon that they not be going to Progreso at all. Instead, we got to spend a day along the beautiful shores of Galveston. Don't get me wrong, I live in Texas and love it, ... Read more
JerryK13
Member Since 2006
4 reviews
7 forum posts
20 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
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
9 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
13 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
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

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smp1122
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
18 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
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
16 helpful votes
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
debraboggs
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 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
ougirl69
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I have taken 6 previous cruises with Carnival so I have a pretty good track record with this cruise line and have had enough experience to compare it to other cruises. We sailed on the Magic two times out of Galveston and would have ... Read more
nosluap57
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
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

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