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679 Carnival Mediterranean Cruise Reviews

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Bharr
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
There were many good things about thiscruise, but definitely things that needed improvement. I have sailed Carnival before. Pros: Food was good, conveniently located, varied. Tables were cleaned immediately. Cabins were comfortable and ... Read more
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gayechristiansen
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We wanted to take our 2 teenage sons to Europe. Cruising is by far the best value. We have cruised many times and with several different cruise lines. We LOVED the Carnival Vista. They have longer port days than other cruises in Europe ... Read more
TomBrem
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
The Vista was a new ship. Good foo and the staff was OK since they were all new. The last night in a two day port stay in Athens was not very good. The Ship had let half the staff go ashore the night before and were under staff the last ... Read more
jengaggie92
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
We had been looking to do a European cruise for a couple years to celebrate milestone birthdays and when the new Vista was announced, we jumped on it for several reasons.. (1) The new ship looked to be amazing with a brand-new ... Read more
Shanesmanor
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
This was our 30th anniversary cruise we travelled in a party of 12. Embarkation was a nightmare compared to other cruises with RCI . We had balcony cabin on deck 8 which we found comfortable and a good size. Food was very good but the ... Read more

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Doclorenzo
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
This was an absolutely fabulous cruise! The ship is spectacularly laid out, and even though there are 4,000 guests on board I was always able to find a quiet spot to relax. The activities are fun and endless. The bedding and rooms ... Read more
les37b
Member Since 2016
1 review
1,030 forum post
7 helpful votes
I chose Vista as it was a new ship and liked the promotional video. I didnt know much about Carnival at the time. The more I learned, the less likely it was that I was going to enjoy it. However, it was not bad at all. A few niggles, but ... Read more
ssamson
Member Since 2016
1 review
39 forum posts
12 helpful votes
My husband and I traveled on this cruise. We choose this cruise because we loved the itinerary on the Vista with stops in Sicily, Naples, Rome, Florence, Marseilles, Palma de Mallorca and back to Barcelona. We also loved how big the ship ... Read more
Harry3534
Member Since 2012
1 review
60 forum posts
16 helpful votes
We have only cruised once before and that was with RCI so thats the only comparison I have. The price for the cruise was excellent so we went right ahead. Embarkation was really easy and quick. First impressions were fantastic till we ... Read more
bluenoser2
Member Since 2009
1 review
579 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for the itinerary - my husband had always wanted to get to Sicily and this cruise was (a) a NEW ship and (b) an itinerary we liked, though we had been to half the ports before. Service was excellent, Matt was the best ... Read more

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Cheddar19
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
We have cruised with Carnival 5 times before in Caribbean and wanted to head to spain so we thought we would cruise on the Vista! Everything was amazing..... we opted to check in between 12:30 and 1:00 we arrived at 11:45 and there were ... Read more
Pompeyfoz
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Excuse the misleading title – this shouldn’t be a negative review because if you measure the success of a cruise by how disappointed your Children are to leave then this was a great cruise. The waterpark, skyride, skyropes, ... Read more
Sugarrasberry
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We tough that with a new ship it would be great Deception. Decoration no Decorum no No swimming pool for adult only No tablecloth in the main dining room Waiter unsmiling and personnel rude Food ordinary Always ... Read more
Hot Toddy's
Member Since 2013
1 review
3 helpful votes
Chose the cruise because it was family friendly and reasonable value for money. We were a family of 11 consisting of 6 adults and 5 children age ranging from 20 months to 13 years. Embarkation went smoothly, no complaints the new ... Read more
Fatcatcakes
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 helpful votes
SO DISAPPOINTED!!! booked this cruise for the activities for my 10 year old son and that turned out to be fine but that was where the positives end. Embarkation was hideous, we had to join four different queues for various aspects ... Read more

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jessicamoss1209@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
18 helpful votes
We booked this cruise through cruise nation. 2 day stay in Barcelona followed by an 8 day western med cruise on Carnival Vista. There were 8 of us travelling together and we did explore Barcelona before the cruise. To be honest, I don't ... Read more
LSaunder1
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
As with all reviews a lot comes down to taste. Personally we liked the modern fresh style on the ship. The one sea day was quite crowded but other than that had a great time on deck. Water world was great fun as were the sky ride and ... Read more
sparklingshiraz
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
For our first cruise we chose a brand new ship the Carnival Vista and sailed out of Barcelona to avoid Bay of Biscay to reduce the risk of a big swell. Our party consisted of 7 ages 51, 48, 25, 19, 18, 11 & a baby 14 months. The ... Read more
demo1998
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 helpful votes
Carnival Vista is only a few months old, its pristine, the workers are constantly working on the ship doing a great job of keeping the ship clean, the cleaners do a grand job & should be applauded. I do agree as my husband said to me ... Read more
SweetCruiser39
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
69 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I've read a lot of reviews of the Carnival Vista, many of them comparing her to others in the Carnival fleet. I don't really think that is fair, because the Vista really provides a different experience than any other ship I, at least, ... Read more

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ban gratuities
Member Since 2014
1 review
3 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
In 2011 we sailed on the Carnival Magic on her second cruise. The ship was marvelous, the service was excellent as crew were continually asking if we needed anything (particularly from the bar), the cabin was nothing special but perfectly ... Read more
Tilly7
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
I am surprised at the really bad comments. We went as a group of 3 middle aged ladies who shared one balcony cabin, we opted for the sofa bed and two single beds. We had enough room and enough storage space, the cabin was very pleasant ... Read more
yummymummy11
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
33 forum posts
8 helpful votes
I chose carnival vista because carnival are one of the few Cruise lines that have a kids club for two year olds. The club was great, the staff were very understanding when my daughter had a few toileting accidents, and gave her lots of ... Read more
Kendav
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
We have cruised with a number of cruise companies, the itinary looked great and a new ship. Last year we sailed on Royal Carribeans then new Anthem of the Seas and had a great time, the appeal was a new modern ship,with a good itinary. ... Read more
heatherbelle
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
778 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This is my 3rd Carnival cruise, prior to this we had completed one Caribbean cruise on the Breeze and one med cruise on the Sunshine. I have also cruised on the Disney Magic in the Med. I have to say I was very disappointed in this ... Read more

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