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20 Carnival Barcelona Cruise Reviews

paulja1 avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Only bad cruise ever


I chose it as I had never been on Carnival before and mistakingly thought being American and new it would be great, sadly the description didn't live up to reality. I have been with, RC, NCL, MSC previously so ...
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Sail Date April 2018

hflight avatar


1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Carnival spares no effort to disappoint

The Carnival organization should be recognized for its ability to take a brand new ship and reduce it to a floating tribute to poor food, bad service and mediocre entertainment. The food was cheap, overcooked and ...
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Sail Date April 2018

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Joanne griffiths

1 Review Written

24 Helpful Votes

1st and last cruise with carnival

We go in at least one cruise a year and have cruised with RCI, NCL, Disney, P&O and TUI in the past. Everything about Carnival came bottom of our list compared to the others. Food - hardly any choice, cold all ...
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Sail Date April 2018

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Mason Jahr

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A disappointment in vacationing

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 ...
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Sail Date October 2016

mktravel avatar


1 Review Written

45 Helpful Votes

Poor Cruise

Carnival Vista 29-07-16 to 06-08-16 Having taken a cruise on the Carnival Vista on the above dates all I can say is thank god this was not my first cruise because if it had been I would never cruise again! I ...
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Sail Date July 2016

Aquarius115 avatar


4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Bigger NOT Better

The Food has become a POOR selection. Its not the original Carnival food that made it something to talk about. Its more Corporate. The Lido buffet sitting area increased by 10percent. Not enough to handle the ...
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Sail Date July 2016

Finshell avatar


1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Avoid Carnival Vista; too noisy!

Worst cruise ever. I have been on a few cruises and this was the worst. Our main gripe was the noise, we stayed in room 6241 Fwd avoid this area. After the shows, 6 nights out of 8 a DJ set up his equipment and we ...
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Sail Date June 2016

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Garden Party

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Ship of the Lost

I'm an avid cruiser platinum with Carnival and many other lines. On Sunshine tranatlantic cruise from Barcelona to New Orleans, If you were a first time cruiser you might think everything was ok,or if you just ...
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Sail Date November 2013

drrobg avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

I want my old Carnival back

I want my old Carnival back, I just got off of the Sunshine on it's transatlantic 16 night cruise. In one word HORRIBLE, and I will detail most of the things that went wrong. You can't make a silk purse out of a ...
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Sail Date November 2013

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1 Review Written

Carnival Sunshine? Anything but a fun experience.

Without Prejudice. We were a party of 6 adults travelling on the Carnival Sunshine. Of these, one was my elderly mother - aged 85, and my learning disabled sister aged 47. Both used wheelchairs to get around. My ...
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Sail Date September 2013

ktpc2005 avatar


2 Reviews Written

Carnival Sunshine=Lipstick Pig

I have been on many cruises, but this was my second Carnival cruise with the other one being on the Fantasy many years ago. Our group was a family of family 10 which included 8 adults, one teenager, and my 3yr old ...
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Sail Date July 2013

marklarson avatar


1 Review Written

Serioulsy Carnival? Shame on you . . .

Fairly new to cruising having taken our first cruise just under two years ago, but we have caught the bug and this was our seventh cruise now in this timeframe. Our second with Carnival. Our other five were with ...
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Sail Date November 2012

lovercruises avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

We have been kidnapped 12 days in Carnival Breeze

This cruise was a gift from my husband for my 60th birthday. I had to work 18 months to be able to accumulate enough vacation time to go on this trip. Our first problem was with Air France, that lost our bags when ...
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Sail Date October 2012

seven11297 avatar


1 Review Written


This was, or should have been, my dream trip of a lifetime. This trip has been in the planning for almost 12 yrs and my husband and I have saved for it for over 2 yrs (cruise and airfare)as seeing Italy was my ...
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Sail Date October 2012

pooley avatar


2 Reviews Written

Never ever again

Unfortunately this is the first and last time we will ever travel with Carnival. We are experienced cruisers having done over 20 cruises but never have we been treated like this before. Embarkation was good and our ...
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Sail Date August 2012

MikeFromWisc avatar


5 Reviews Written

This ship needs an SOS call

Our family of 5 sailed on the 4th sailing of this beautiful new ship, and kept encountering unpleasant surprises that kept happening. First, the lines are long. There was a long line to get our boarding ...
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Sail Date July 2012

Maxmach avatar


1 Review Written

Not what the commercials show...

Our experience on the Breeze was poor. Overall the ship was over crowded and had long lines for simply everything. There are no relaxing drinks by the pool or lazy games of ping pong, just lots and lots of people ...
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Sail Date July 2012

Jbyrd25 avatar


1 Review Written

Not a Breeze

We were booked on the 2nd sailing of the Carnival Breeze. I try and be very laid back in my critiquing but there is so much to critique about the Breeze. The embarking went every well and we were in our cabin and ...
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Sail Date June 2012

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6 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Magical Disapointment !!

We booked the Cruise on the New CCL Magic over a year ago, as soon as we read that the ship was to be home ported in Galveston, Texas. We booked the Transatlantic Cruise and became part of a very large Roll Call on ...
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Sail Date October 2011

petamiller avatar


1 Review Written

magic lost

we boarded the magic in barcelona on the 22nd may great excitement sudden disappointment the cabin was good unfortunately the ship has lost all its glitz and glamour the design was cold and uninviting compared to ...
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Sail Date May 2011

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