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bigbensf
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed May 2017
NEVER AGAIN! May 15th -19th of this year (2017), My girlfriend and I decided to celebrate my birthday on Carnival, BUT, had a terrible experience on Carnival Victory. 1st, the stench of sewage was on every floor and lasted for the entire 4 ... Read more
Mermaid67
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
We had faster to the fun, so we boarded early. The fun started immediately. The drinks were awesome, the food was great, the service was excellent. If you don't enjoy yourself...you just were not trying. The shows were so much fun from ... Read more
lovermonkey
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
511 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
I have been on a few other Carnival Ships and I must say this was my least favorite. We were in cabin 8401 which I knew might be a bit loud. But I found it louder than I thought. It would sound as if people were walking in our cabin as ... Read more
ddabusiness@gmail.com
2 reviews
8 helpful votes
We are gold status about 50 points on Carnival about the same on Royal Carribean, we have done a Norwegian, Princess and MSC specialty cruise. We had cabins 1334 & 1330 connecting outside cabins, ocean view no balcony 1st deck. ... Read more
mbrandt3
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
This was my second cruise on Carnival Cruise Lines. My first was back in 2008 on the Carnival Freedom. That trip exceeded our expectations and we had a great trip. The Carnival Vista is the Line's newest ship and their flagship. We arrived ... Read more
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Tnkrbell423
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
12 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
We chose the Vista because it is the newest Flagship in the Carnival Fleet. Although I missed the glass elevators in the Atrium, the LED Display is quite beautiful and the decor is chic and clean. I found the public areas where they held ... Read more
mindyiswonderful
Member Since 2017
1 review
24 forum posts
8 helpful votes
This was our first cruise, so all I did before the cruise was research, research, and research some more. After reading so many negative reviews, I was a little worried, but walked into the ship with an open mind, and we were THRILLED with ... Read more
Vblupo
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We chose this cruise ship because we wanted to be on the newest and largest Carnival ship. The staff was absolutely amazing throughout the 14 days that we were on-board. We had heard many negative things recently on the Carnival Facebook ... Read more
Glen220
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
This was my 6th Carnival cruise and I enjoyed all of them except this one. Although Carnival Vista is new and nicely decorated they have packed too many passengers onto the ship! We stood in line for everything!! Even an elevator ... Read more
Robertasteveo
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
The alchemy bar is the best bar on the boat! Marco and Luciana are so talented and so welcoming! The bar is fun to sit at the making of drinks is a show in itself! You are always welcomed with your name and they know your favorite ... Read more
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venicefla
Member Since 2010
1 review
111 forum posts
3 helpful votes
My hubby and I in our 70`s with son and daughter-in -law. Just home from Vista. I have mobility problems and used wheelchair. Everyone treated us GREAT Let us on elevators without crowding,and moved out of way when they saw us ... Read more
Kristin1112
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
404 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We've been on 15 cruises -12 on CCL. For reference, we'll be platinum on our Vista cruise in July, so we purchased FTTF for this last one. We also had cheers (yes, worth it for us). Just got off the Glory - here's my impression. First ... Read more
FirstTimeCruiser178
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the ports. We really wanted to enjoy warm weather, sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. We visited Nassau, Half Moon Cay and Grand Turk. I didn't do much research of the ship before booking. I began to ... Read more
hudboy7
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 forum posts
8 helpful votes
FANTASTIC SERVICE! Our cabin steward was awesome always bringing us fresh towels, ice, and making our birthday cruise special. Check-in was a breeze. The ship is definitely looking older but still kept up. The best part of the cruise was ... Read more
broadwaybound1
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed May 2017
The staff were all very friendly, though the ship is a bit older and needs a makeover in some areas. We loved dinner because our serving staff was so friendly and remembered us and details we told them. The menu also had enough variety ... Read more
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66tang66
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
5 helpful votes
My wife and I took a cruise on Carnival Vista, this was our first cruise on Carnival. The ship was fairly new and large, however after cruising on Royal Caribbean this ship seemed dual and not very impressive. There was no dress code for ... Read more
travelbugggs
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
My husband and I went on this cruise for our anniversary. Food: Extremely repetative - sit down dining in their restaurant was serving the same dishes in the Lido buffet. Lack of options we were both so sick of the food. They had 4 ... Read more
Brenniej
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Carnival had a cheaper cruise to the ports than Royal Caribbean this time. I was very disappointed in the food. We spent most of our time eating at Guy's Burger Joint. We had a balcony and the windows and doors was so filthy that it was ... Read more
Jal87@cogeco.ca
2 reviews
5 helpful votes
In Oct we ran into Hurricane Matthew and didn't make it to Carribbean! So with an extra incentive from Carnival we decided to sail on the newest ship The Vista and treat ourselves to a Havana Balcony. It will be hard to go back to a ... Read more
scarlabrown@gmail.com
2 reviews
6 helpful votes
We chose this cruise mainly because of the Vista (new ship) it was ok but Being a seasoned cruiser i wasnt that impressed. Making more cabins means you need more everything else everywhere else. In the dining room you were nearly setting ... Read more
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tlsearay
Member Since 2002
2 reviews
94 forum posts
8 helpful votes
I wanted to cruise to the Southern Caribbean and chose the Carnival Vista to do it. The cruise was fantastic. Embarkation went smoothly and I was on the ship to quickly. I selected a cabin on the Lido deck 10 and loved the location. ... Read more
ajaxisarobot
Member Since 2016
1 review
32 forum posts
6 helpful votes
My main focus when choosing this cruise was the ship. I am a huge craft beer person and the second I heard about the RedFrog Pub & Brewery, I knew my next cruise HAD to be on the Vista - and it did not disappoint! We flew into ... Read more
BStevens20
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
My husband and I went on the Western Carribean Cruise May 6 through May 13. This is the first time we had been on Carnival. It was ABSOLUTELY AMAZING !! The staff was very friendly and accommodating. I can't say ENOUGH about the ... Read more
Eddie17
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
6 helpful votes
I have traveled on many different cruise lines and only picked this cruise because of the ports of call and it fitting in with our schedule. I knew when I booked it not to expect very much. I only saw this as a means of transportation ... Read more
Tampa8
Member Since 2014
1 review
144 forum posts
4 helpful votes
I was between three and four stars (circles lol) We have cruised to the ports on this cruise before but like both of them. In addition wanted to see Jay Leno. Trying to get good tickets in the Ct Casino where he appears at times isn't easy ... Read more
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