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Carnival Barcelona Cruise Reviews

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Vista: a Great Ship

Review for Carnival Vista to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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trogmd

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

I had a great cruise on the Vista and would definitely go on her again. I will now tell you about the things I liked and did not like as much about the Vista. The Ship - I really liked the look of the Vista from the outside, from the shore side. Also I thought the outside decks and amenities were great. I loved the Havana pool bar and outside area. One really good thing that the Vista ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Balcony


Vista: Med ports made the cruise!

Review for Carnival Vista to Mediterranean

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winter.escapee

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

The European ports MADE this cruise! Sorry the ship is moving to the caribbean. As far as the ship itself: noticed definitely lower ceilings in many areas (my husband had to duck to avoid head trauma!), and the "show" areas were oddly designed leaving many obstructed view seats in all the show lounges. Carnival's attempt to make these multi-purpose venues made them not-quite-right for any. The ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Balcony


Fun, clean and pretty with lots to do, but expensive.

Review for Carnival Vista to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Beautifulnorth

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

We have never cruised before, envisioning cruises as a boring places. where you just ate and read books all day. We opted to cruise the Mediterranean because we are a family of four (two children ages 8 and 11) and it seemed like a great way to get an overview of the area without having to change hotels everyday and waste time on trains getting from place to place. I am pleased to say that our ...
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Sail Date: October 2016

Cabin Type: Family Harbor Cove Balcony

Traveled with children


A VERY ENJOYABLE CRUISE

Review for Carnival Vista to Europe - All

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Pilgrim01

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We traveled via Eurostar and TGV to Barcelona from London and had 2 nights in Barcelona before boarding Carnival Vista. We purchased Hop on Hop Off Turisme bus tickets for our day in Barcelona and traveled the whole of all 3 routes in the day, jumping off at various points. Barcelona is a wonderful city and we hope to return sometime to do it more justice than you can possibly do in a day. ...
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Sail Date: September 2016

Cabin Type: Balcony


Awesome Ship, Excellent Ports of Call, and a Fantastic Crew

Review for Carnival Vista to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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cruisinwoods

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

The cruise was very smooth and well operated from the on boarding to the debarkation. The new "choose you time" for on boarding must be working as it was the fastest we have ever gotten on a ship from the time we walked into the terminal. The crew was well trained and there were very few "start up" issues. The food selections in the Lido restaurant were limited however all of the upscale ...
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Sail Date: September 2016

Cabin Type: Cloud 9 Spa Balcony


New Ship. Staff not customer focus yet.

Review for Carnival Vista to Mediterranean

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TomBrem

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

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 day on the ship and very little was scheduled for the last night. By 11:30 pm the place was like a ghost town The port call for Florance was on a Monday - a ...
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Sail Date: September 2016

Cabin Type: Interior


Better than expected; Vista 26 August 2016 Barcelona to Barcelona

Review for Carnival Vista to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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les37b

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

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 nothing major apart from Carnivals mis management of information regarding VAT. Embarkation. I really wasnt sure how they'd get 4000 people onboard in a ...
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Sail Date: August 2016

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


Vista - The Good, the Bad, & Some Tips

Review for Carnival Vista to Europe - All

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pete19808

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Good - the staff. Every one gave 110%. We often were greeted with "welcome back" as if the staffer recognized us from a prior cruise - or from a prior day onboard - or observed our color-coded prior cruiser room card. In any event, a nice feeling. Good - the ship decor, cleanliness, and appointments. As a new ship, the cleanliness was to be expected, but the pleasant decor was a plus. Other ...
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Sail Date: August 2016

Cabin Type: Cove Balcony


Selfie Sticks, Taxes and Self-Service Drinks Dispensers demanding 15% Tips.

Review for Carnival Vista to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Pompeyfoz

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

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, crazy golf and waterslides are excellent – this is truly a fun ship with LOADS to do for kids. Perhaps this was why over 1300 were on board. Kids club was excellent and the ...
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Sail Date: August 2016

Cabin Type: Cove Balcony

Traveled with children


Party ship

Review for Carnival Vista to Europe - All

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Gerardette

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Looking a cruise and seen this in May and so the price was good we upgraded to a spa room which was well worth it if going to use the spa a lot which we did before dinner.Food was not warm first night but got better as the week went on ,it really is a ship for family but up in serenity its Adults only but hard to find a pod ,staff lifted left towels if left longer than 40 minutes which is fair. ...
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Sail Date: August 2016

Cabin Type: Cloud 9 Spa Interior


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