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Western Caribbean Carnival Vista Western Caribbean Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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1003 reviews
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Peace and quiet on Deck 5.
One of the towel animals and cabin. I could touch my roommates bed while lying in mines. It was too close.
The fitness area.
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Avoid the SPA!!!!!!!!
"Getting on and off were easy, the new way to do the safety briefing was so much better, you go to your muster station and they check you in, show you how to put on a "flotation device" and you go to your room and watch a video.Now I have the copy of the reservation (including the cost) with me, they advised since they didn't get it that it couldn't be honored but they would go ahead and do the service, mind it was for a mani/pedi!..."Read More
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Great Cruise

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bbearden
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

EMBARKATION: We live within two hours of the port, so it was an easy drive. Parked at Falstaff Cruise Parking and got a shuttle to the ship. The shuttle was a bit slow to get to the ship due to road blockages from the Dickens on The Strand event that was happening. Falstaff parking was fine, but they only run one shuttle per ship in port which means wait times can be long. Upon arrival at the ...
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Sail Date: December 2022

Cabin Type: Premium Balcony


Pleasantly surprised

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Somerton
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

It has been 12 years since I last boarded a Carnival ship and, to be honest, I didn't know what to expect on this one. The Vista reviews on here have been very mixed and, as a senior travelling alone, I had concerns about a wild "party ship" with drunken brawls, noisy corridors and screaming children. So, I am happy to report that I had a delightful cruise overall, finding lots of quiet spaces ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Interior


Thanksgiving cruise underwhelming

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Arjordon
6-10 Cruises • Age 30s

This was our 6th cruise and our least favorite experience. The ship had some design flaws, i.e. the Liquid Lounge has horrible seating the rows are not elevated enough to see over people, the aisles are to narrow to walk, the ground floor is just common dining chairs with NO elevation at all. Plus the actual entertainment was underwhelming. Most singers were so off-key it was painful to listen to. ...
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Sail Date: November 2022


Disappointing

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Gtandcrew
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We booked this cruise for an exciting itinerary and to sail with friends. Just weeks before the sail date Carnival completely changed the itinerary citing engine issues and maintenance. A much less compelling itinerary. In talking with several crew members, the engine maintenance was scheduled months ago as part of a service contract. It feels like a bait and switch. I think Carnival ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


Family Time in the Family Harbor Suites

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San Antonio Rose
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Port location, ease of embarkation and cost were the main reasons for choosing this ship. The itinerary was changed prior to embarkation - although disappointed, we proceeded with the cruise for the much needed family down time. Embarkation was smooth. No hiccups. Because we were in suites, we were able to drop off our carryon bags in the room and leave (please leave the area as soon as ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Family Harbor Suite

Traveled with children


Only some rules are enforced...

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CtotheJ
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

I'm done with Carnival after this last cruise. We booked a Havana cabana cabin which is supposed to be an exclusive area on the ship where no children under 12 are allowed, yet the first morning I'm awoken by a child screaming her lungs out in the middle of the hallway for her little brother to get out of her room. There were at least 3 children under 12 staying in rooms in just our hallway alone ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


Could have been great, but either no water, cold water, and no flushing toilet

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Leema49
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

It was cold, or it was luke warm which was miserable for showering or not. The toilet stopped flushing a few times and on the final day, the toilet was repaired and the sewage smell was awful. We received a $100 credit and an apology for not repairing the issues, but we were told that the water was fixed after the first time, which it was not. On some days the food was either decent or good and ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony


No Hot Water / Bed Bugs / 110% Capacity

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OceanHunter
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

My wife and myself went on the seven day leaving 10/1/22. Right off the bat we noticed the severe overcrowding. You could not get an elevator the entire cruise, which was crappy but not significant. The lines for food were wrapped around for lunch and dinner buffet almost every night. The casino waiters for the most part acted like they didn't want to run drink orders (except Adrian) we was a God ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


Carnival is now officially off my list. COVID HAVEN

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LoneStarLori
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

This was a last-minute cruise for my husband and me. My mother-in-law had recently passed away, so we joined 8 other family members who had booked months earlier. We thought it might be nice to be together and celebrate her life. We chose an ocean view cabin. Usually we do balcony, but for the price, we thought we would try it. It was not bad at all. The window had a very deep windowsill that ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


If you have cruised before AVOID this ship! Free for all

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Lynnye22
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

Carnival Vista is free for all. This is hands down the worst ship I have ever been on. Carnival, what happened to the standards? The muster drill was done over a loudspeaker announcement because 300 people chose not to check in at the assigned station… My spa balcony room has bugs! Carnival does nothing --- they don’t acknowledge bugs. So be prepared for this. They investigate and tell ...
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Sail Date: September 2022

Cabin Type: Cloud 9 Spa Balcony


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