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2,431 Carnival Galveston Cruise Reviews
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MamaCat67
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was our first cruise and they did not disappoint. The whole crew was so much fun and did so much to make our cruise interesting and fun. So many activities happening all the time it was hard to decide what to do and when. Everyone was ... Read more
txash
Member Since 2012
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
My husband and I went on this cruise for his 50th birthday. We had a FANTASTIC time! This is my 2nd cruise on Carnival and it was again a great experience and Carnival has the best customer service! Every employee we encountered had a ... Read more
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ValGio
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
As far as a cruise under one week, and a Galveston port, this cruise is a good value. Our sailing date, Feb. 6 had mostly senior groups and was a great getaway. The spa fell short of expectations though. We elected to remain on ... Read more
laurlens123
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Before I get into my gripe about all of the things we did not like about our experience on the Carnival Freedom, let me start by saying that this review does not apply to the wonderful workers - room service, housekeeping, and dinner ... Read more
wgb7428
Member Since 2009
12 reviews
131 forum posts
Sailed three weeks ago
Embarkation has become a disaster. Use to arrive in Galveston between 1230 and 1330 and go straight to the check in counter. Now it's still a long line at 1315. Cabin 6207. Accessible room lots of room to move around, but you lose ... Read more
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jheisler725
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Overall a cruise is what you make of it. My wife and I had a great time from the time we boarded and until we disembarked in Galveston. We just decided to book a inside cabin this time and was plenty of room for the 2 of us. Dining has ... Read more
cruiserjunkie
Member Since 2006
4 reviews
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This was our 5th Carnival cruise and 10th cruise overall. Embarkation was fairly easy. The Galveston cruise port is nice. Only 2 ship at port which makes it not so crowded like Miami or Ft Lauderdale. We signed up for the 11-11:30am check ... Read more
sbs123
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
23 forum posts
Sailed four weeks ago
This was only our second cruise in a large Carnival ship. The Breeze was outstanding. Our room steward went beyond her duties, and the dinning room staff for our table was helpful, though they were very busy. The ship had plenty to ... Read more
deannareiss
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
This was my fourth cruise and my first time on Carnival. I previously have cruised Royal Caribbean and Norwegian but always heard horror stories about Carnival so I avoided it. A friend convinced me to go on one, and it was definitely a ... Read more
adesmar123
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
106 forum posts
2 helpful votes
First embarkment and disembarkation was great! Port Canaveral is a great spot. The cruise was on Carnival. If you expect lectures and a large library on board, boy did someone sell you the goods. The ship is fine. Its clean and ... Read more
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grape1
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Compared to reviews from the 2-3 weeks preceding our cruise, our weather was superb. It was chilly the day of boarding in Galveston and the first half of our first day at sea but after that temps were in the 80's until we disembarked again ... Read more
aggiemomx3
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
My husband and I went with another couple to celebrate his birthday. We are not new to cruising and I recently cruised with my sister on another Carnival ship. The quality of food on the Valor was poor. The menu was boring and repetitive. ... Read more
lobolady
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
106 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
We cruise from Galveston every couple of years because it is easy. Carnival has a good price and we don't care what the itinerary is having been to the places enough times to often not do anything in port. The ship was a nice size, not too ... Read more
SKIPPY69
Member Since 2007
1 review
3 forum posts
Sailed four weeks ago
We choose this cruise because it was a slightly bigger ship than what we've cruised on before with Carnival. I must say that we were disappointed that the shops onboard didn't offer a lot to shop for. It seemed to us that the smaller ships ... Read more
archergal918
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
44 forum posts
3 helpful votes
My first time cruising on Carnival. Previously cruised 3 times on Norwegian and 1 time on Royal Caribbean. Our family met in the LIncoln Dining room every evening for early dining. Our waiter was excellent and very attentive. ... Read more
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rrcrofor
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Ship was very crowded with people!! had to wait in lines for drinks, food, everything!! The staff was not friendly at all!! Only one person was helpful on the ship and that was our house keeping porter.. Food was horrible! We purchased the ... Read more
baygirl2222
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
22 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Having been on a dozen Carnival cruises I was pleasantly surprised that our family of 8 ranging in age from 10 - 67 had as good a time as we did. Everything just came together - the service onboard and the weather at our three stops were ... Read more
DebJ14
Member Since 2000
6 reviews
4,459 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We chose this cruise because of the date and the price We have done the itinerary many times. I am Diamond, so I was in the first group to board. Boarding did not begin that day until 11:45 with a wedding party, followed by 100 travel ... Read more
AllPacked519
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We chose the Breeze because of its newness and itinerary. I've been on many cruises but was interested in seeing Montego Bay. Upon filling out info online......we were asked to choose a time for embarkation. We chose 11:00-11:30, to ... Read more
sewut
Member Since 2005
2 reviews
1,364 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2017
I chose the Breeze because it was a new ship out of my home port of Galveston. I have been on the Conquest and Magic 3 times each. I had been to these ports many times before, but my granddaughter and her best friend were coming with us ... Read more
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Cruisenthusiast
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 forum posts
2 helpful votes
My fiancé and I chose the Breeze because it's the newest and largest of the ships sailing from Galveston, TX, which is less than an hour and a half drive for us. Having never sailed on a cruise ship before and not knowing what to ... Read more
jkfrlf
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
We choose this cruise to celebrate birthday's! My son turned 16 on the 16th and my husband and sis-n-law both had birthdays on the 21st! We were very impressed with embarkation process, considering the fog delay. Went very smoothly. We ... Read more
langham
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
This was our 14th cruise, most of them with Carnival. We went with the 7 day, Cozumel Roatan and Belize trip. What appealed to me was the 2 full days at sea on the way back. It usually takes me a few days to really relax, and the idea of ... Read more
Kevin236
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
This was our 6th cruise in the past 7 years and the quality has gone down every year. For example the main evening entertainment was mediocre at best. The comedy shows were okay. The evening meals were pretty nice, the dinner crew were ... Read more
beachbum26
Member Since 2012
1 review
2 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
This was such a terrible experience, I am done cruising. First, our room was dusty and dirty. Our bathroom smelled like a porta potty, it was awful!!! Dust flew around our room constantly and you could visibly see it everywhere. My ... Read more
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