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Carnival Barcelona Cruise Reviews

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Barcelona

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197

Very Good

128

Average

108

Poor

54

Terrible

20

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128 Carnival Barcelona Cruise Reviews


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Helendupree

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

QVC mike and co

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Bring new ship exactly the same as the vista slightly wider lobby area but apart from the same. The entertainment wasn’t brilliant -hypnotist , magic shows , and cheesy games shows with qvc Mike. The stage crew ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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JimmyTheSaint

3 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Great Fun Cruise

We sailed on the transatlantic cruise and had a wonderful two weeks. Having sailed on Vista a couple of years previously in The Med we knew what to expect from this class of ship and it didn't disappoint. ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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coasters

14 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Transatlantic On Horizon - Beautiful Ship, Incredibly Calm crossing

Notes for our Carnival Horizon Our 8th crossing... our 78th Cruise with multiple cruise lines. Booking and Air We booked this Maiden transatlantic of the Horizon looking forward to enjoying sea days on ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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oneleaah

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Maiden Voyage was Awesome but Vegetarians and Healthy Eaters ... BEWARE!

First off let me say the itinerary was awesome and the best I have ever experienced as a Platinum Cruiser with Carnival. The staff was warm and friendly with very few exceptions and tried very hard to adjust ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Seabournboy

14 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Good times on the Horizon

Just did the 10 day Europe trip on the Carnival Horizon out of Barcelona and was keen to try a brand new ship cruising out of my back yard in Spain. Embarkation was a quick painless experience out of the new D ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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RedLeafTree

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Late itinerary change

Bit surprised about the late change of itinerary. Would have thought Carnival Corp would be in a position command the best berthing rights in any port. Substituting Messina for Cagliari was not popular with us. ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Elstree

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Lots of Fun !!

suitable for children new cruise ship. taken several carnival cruises before. staff bend over backwards to be helpful mike the cruise director was entertainment on his own!! a great asset to carnival. fun ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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dputland

7 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Very nice ship and itinerary

We booked this ship for the maiden voyage! We have sailed with Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian and Celebrity. We booked a spa cabin and it was great! The balcony was pretty small but the perks of being able to ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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squeaks66

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Carnival Vista, Fantastic Cruise With Only Few Concerns

This cruise was amazing, it was my dream cruise! I traveled with my mom and dad. It was amazing! It was a new ship with only 2 months sailing before our cruise. You could tell that everything was new since the boat ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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lstarli1

1 Review Written

Beautiful Ship, Great Food and Wonderful Staff!

We spent our honeymoon on Carnival Vista's second voyage. Over 10 days, we traveled to four different countries and enjoyed several of the excursions offered aboard! The ship itself is huge. It took us several ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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cruisinwoods

1 Review Written

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

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 ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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marechristine

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

1st time on such a large ship

A little over a year ago we discovered the plans for the Carnival Vista's transatlantic cruise embarking from Barcelona. We chose this cruise for a variety of reasons, which included a chance to be on a brand new ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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snookie1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderfully Relaxing!

This was the first Transatlantic cruise for my husband and I, and we were not disappointed. We spent 3 days in Barcelona pre-cruise; what a fantastic city to explore. The highlight there was definitely La Sagrada ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Mark S

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Nearly, Nearly Excellent

We have cruised with Carnival 4 times previously and as UK residents took advantage of the Vista departing a European port prior to being assigned to it's home port of Miami. Normally to experience a Carnival ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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weatherman46

8 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Good, but with a Few Niggles

We cruised on this ship from Athens to Barcelona, and then on to New York on the Vista’s maiden Trans-Atlantic. For the most part public areas where kept clean and tidy with staff often to be seen cleaning. ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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mccosh

1 Review Written

Great ports of call but not a great ship

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 ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Rickdabear

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Pros and cons about the Vista's inaugural TA

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 ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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beans1946

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Carnival Vista

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 ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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trogmd

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Vista: a Great Ship

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 ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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cruisepaper

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Main auditorium insufficient to accommodate guests

It appears to be a trend in the cruise industry today. Build bigger ships to increase passenger capacity, However, there has been an often overlooked design flaw with the ships main auditoriums. They haven't ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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eric john

1 Review Written

Irritants Keep Happening

This was our third transatlantic cruise and I must say it did not compare with the two previous ones. It started the first night when I purchased a wine package. The waiter did not tell me that if I waited one night ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Gigimarie

1 Review Written

Mediocre cruise

First time cruiser. I didn't pay much attention to reviews before I left, thought I would make my own decisions. Not sure where the $155 million went. Others said the same. Main pool was closed most of the time ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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usermom

5 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Pleasant surprise

Would definitely recommend this ship, and we do not usually sail with Carnival. Chose this cruise because we loved the itinerary and long days in each port. We knew this was a very port intensive cruise rather than ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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winter.escapee

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Vista: Med ports made the cruise!

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 ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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amiano

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

AMAZING: Must Go

This is my 3rd time going on a cruise ship with Carnival. I have to say I was a little worried about the ship after reading some of the others. We flew in a few days before the trip to see Barcelona and thought the ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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