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Carnival Barcelona Cruise Reviews

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Very Good

128

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197 Carnival Barcelona Cruise Reviews


tfahrni avatar

tfahrni

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wow.. so much awesomeness

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Prior to embarcation, we stayed 3 days n Barcelona, the departing city, and thoroughly enjoyed the entire city. Embarcation n Europe is a dream, compared to any US port. Just seemed to have ample staff directing ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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cellfree

6 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Outstanding Cruise - TA

It was our first Trans Atlantic cruise and we were the fourth cruise itinerary on the Horizon. Everything was wonderful. The ship is beautiful and we found it easy to navigate. The Room Stewards and Wait Staff ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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rehamfahd

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

it was so much fun

I waited so long to go on cruise in Europe, and finally I made it on the newest ship of Carnival line!! yaay and absolutely i had so much fun. we were three me, husband our baby (2 years old) we all were happy on ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Habs_cat

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Magical family cruise on the Horizon

We are just off the beautiful Carnival Horizon after a terrific 7 day Western Mediterranean cruise. About us: family of 4: 2 adults, 2 kids aged 11 and 8. This is our second ever cruise. Our first experience was ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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jaxie001

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Absolutely fantastic cruise for the first time to the Med!!

We wanted to finally get to the Med and see Italy. This seemed a perfect trip to celebrate our Anniversary. We booked the 10 day out of Barcelona strictly for the ports we could get to. And boy were we not ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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moana6677

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

WOW WOW WOW

We didn't think Carnival could top the Vista, we had an incredible cruise on her back in 2016 so kinda expected the same experience on Horizon. How wrong we were, they have really pulled out all of the stops and ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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aclarke888

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fantastic cruise

I always wanted to try the inaugural sailing. I chose Carnival Horizon over Symphony of the Seas due to the itinerary. It turned out to be an amazing cruise. I and my sister had a fantastic time. We loved a few of ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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RobJenn

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Best cruise yet!

We booked this cruise on the first day bookings were opened. Talk about anticipation, plus being able to see photos of the ship as it was being built in Italy. Embarkation was a snap. Quick and painless - ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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KarlaD

1 Review Written

Perfect

This ship was beautiful. Well laid out and easy to access all areas. The dining choices were amazing and endless. Ship employees were very happy and helpful. There was so much available to do on this ship, it was ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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sheila59

3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Best cruise we have ever had.

This ship and it’s crew are fantastic. We could fault nothing on our cruise. We stayed in the Havana area, we had 3 cabins in total, all were great, plenty of room on the 2 inside cabins, my grown up kids have ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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ifermarc

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Excellent Vacation. Fun, Fun and more Fun!

i am just back from Carnival Horizon ship. this is my fourth cruise with Carnival and the ship is amazing. the atmosphere was so happy and cool, the service all over the ship was fantastic, food was great in the ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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andri

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

The best cruise ever!!!

This was our best cruise ever. We almost cry when we disembark. The ship was new. Food was excellent (went with Costa and MSC before so I can compare the standards). Staff super friendly. Cabins were ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Cammy8

8 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

The ship from a handicapped point of view

On board I discovered the cabin next to us paid $700 less than we did (they booked around a year or so ago). When I told friends we met on board, I discovered they paid $800 less than us. They booked around 2 or 3 ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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DisneyMad101

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great fun!

We choose this ship as it was new, we where a bit unsure about cruising with Canival due to the bad reviews they get and our 1st ever curse was Disney but there was noting to worry about from start to finish it was ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Lucy See

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

BEST Cruise I've ever taken!

As travel agent, always interested in personal experience to better sell the product. From almost 40 cruises taken, I consider this cruise the BEST! The itinerary, the activities on the ship, the eating and ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Sundance36

4 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Outstanding Cruise - Excellent Ship

We are long time Carnival cruisers, this being our 22nd cruise and all but 2 with them. Thus we had a pretty good idea of what to expect and Vista did not let us down. While there are some big changes from the ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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garyface1962

2 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

Loved La Vista Loca

On our 30th cruise, but the first time with Carnival, and I was a bit apprehensive. Lets start with the negatives, this ship is never going to win a beauty pageant, she is ugly. The Atrium is like a Holiday Inn ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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KOWALCZYKJOE

1 Review Written

FANTASTIC. BEST CRUISE YET

Never been to the mediterraen, we had great service from german a waiter at the blue iguana bar and a young lady named gelica in the liquid lounge. Both people were very friendly with advice on the ports of call and ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Cruiser-in-C

1 Review Written

Best cruise so far

We are "oldly weds" who are celebrating our 10th anniversary. We love Carnival so sailing on the newly remodeled Sunshine was a no brainer for us. After about an hours wait we took the Carnival transfer to the port. ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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fvandewouwer

5 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

what a great ship, wonderful crew, splendid entertainment !

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 ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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JoseyP

5 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

A Great TransAtlantic Cruise!!

Although the décor of this new ship was lacking for me, this was a wonderful cruise across the Atlantic. I loved our stops in Gibraltar and the Azores. Ponta Delgada and the Azores is one of my favorite places on ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Seasoned firefighter

6 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Carnival Vista TransAtlantic

We had looked at this cruise for some time but trying to put a package together with airfares, transfers, Hop on/Hop off bus, hotels in Barcelona and the actually cruise itself was to say the least overwhelming. We ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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nw_man

8 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Superb new ship, ignore the haters

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 ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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retiring soon

21 Reviews Written

46 Helpful Votes

Second TA But Loved This One!

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 ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Lighthouses

5 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Happy Carnival Cruisers!!!

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 ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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