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Barcelona Carnival Vista Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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964 reviews
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Mini-Putt was fun!
Cucina Del Capitano when you first arrive. The bread was delicious!
Quick morning snack on the balcony!
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Superb new ship, ignore the haters

Review for Carnival Vista to Transatlantic

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nw_man
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Carnival Vista Transatlantic October 2016 We are experienced cruisers but have never actually done a Transatlantic cruise before… the price for this one was most definitely right! So, we booked it…. Cloud 9 Spa Balcony, deck 12 front. Very lucky to get the Cloud 9 Spa cabin for the price we got it, it comes with its own amenities such as robes, toiletries and slippers plus the all important ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Cloud 9 Spa Balcony


Great ports of call but not a great ship

Review for Carnival Vista to Transatlantic

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mccosh
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We were first time Carnival passengers and found some good quality and some not so good quality. We had an inside cabin which was comfortable and great service from the cabin steward. We thought not printing all photos and having passengers choose what they wanted and print only those was very cost saving. What we did not enjoy was the theater which was used for entertainment and activities. ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Interior


Pros and cons about the Vista's inaugural TA

Review for Carnival Vista to Transatlantic

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Rickdabear
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise because there were a lot of people on it that we have cruised with before. That is always a plus. Now, I would like to compare the ship and crew with the first TA on the Dream. Well, there is no comparison. The restaurants on the Vista were great. The cabin stewards were awesome. The layout of the ship wasn't as confusing. The only downside was the stage area. There ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Interior


Second TA But Loved This One!

Review for Carnival Vista to Transatlantic

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retiring soon
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I chose this TA cruise, even though I hadn't really like the experience 8 years ago, because of the ports, disembarkation port & the fact that it was a new ship with lots to do on the sea days. There was also a very large & fun roll call group with lots of activities planned.The embarkation in Barcelona went well, didn't have to wait long to board the ship. I was surprised that my luggage was ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Interior


Carnival Vista

Review for Carnival Vista to Transatlantic

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beans1946
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I'm retired military and have crossed the ocean many times, flying, but this was my first ship crossing. Embarkation , slow painfully slow. Even with new set your time, it was a mess. I think some of it had to do with the amount of Diamond and Platinum cruisers and the 1400 back to back on this cruise. We were late leaving the port, Barcelona, but had plenty of time to get to Gibraltar. Ship ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Interior


Happy Carnival Cruisers!!!

Review for Carnival Vista to Transatlantic

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Lighthouses
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

The Carnival Vista is a beautiful ship. Serenity area was most comfortable and relaxing. Enjoyed the Morning Show with Matt & Cookie each sea day. My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed Cookie's enthusiasm and personality. He assisted the cruise director and was a major contribution to onboard entertainment. He has a natural gift for being on-stage - he possesses self-confidence and has an ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Interior


A disappointment in vacationing

Review for Carnival Vista to Transatlantic

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Mason Jahr
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose to take the Vista's transatlantic re-positioning cruise because we found the travel itinerary of interest to us. The good: The Skyride. The specialty dining, in particular 555 Fahrenheit, and to a lesser degree the Italian Restaurant was very good. Afternoon tea in the main dining room was great with well prepared and delicious offerings every day that it was offered. Staff at ...
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Sail Date: October 2016


A huge disappointment!

Review for Carnival Vista to Transatlantic

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Mary P
10+ Cruises

We enjoyed our Breeze cruise so much, and the Vista was so hyped as the flagship, that we booked this two years ago. Much was made of the new Havana Cabanas and all of the amenities. Here are some things you need to know. DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY on the Spa Package. The Spa area is so oversold that you cant get in to use the chairs, they are always taken. Gone are the days of find dining. ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Balcony


Vista Very Disappointing

Review for Carnival Vista to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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pellbay
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Take plenty of money if you are on Vista. It was the worst Carnival cruise we have done. Can you imagine you pay extra 6 bucks for fish and chips for lunch. We never met our cabin staff and the reflections restaurant was like some sort of cafe in a department store. The food and the service was about the same. There were no TV movies but if you want to see a movie in the theater you pay. You ...
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Sail Date: October 2016


what a great ship, wonderful crew, splendid entertainment !

Review for Carnival Vista to Transatlantic

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fvandewouwer
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

just came back from TA Barcelona - NY and had a wonderful time on the Vista. What a beautiful ship ( only minor is the theater - layout ) room : we had an Oceanview on level 1 which was perfect and very quiet entertainment : so much to choose from on so many levels of this ship staff : very attentive and helpful food : unbelievable how many choices there is to choose from ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View


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