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Carnival Galveston Cruise Reviews

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1,135 Carnival Galveston Cruise Reviews


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Too blessed to be stressed

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Our first Carnival premier cruise.

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This was our first premier Casino cruise and our 8th Carnival cruise in general. Husband was very excited. But I knew that meant he was going to spend much of his time in the Casino so I brought my grandkids for a ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Komorowski

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

The Virgin cruise

This was my first cruise. I had a good trip, even with the changes caused by the corona virus. The food was very plentiful and the varieties seemed endless. There was dinning for every type, from the burger joint ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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tubacka

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great trip!

This was the first cruise all 9 of us and we couldn't be happier. It was my wife and I, our 3 grown children, 2 of their friends, and my wife's parents. After we were home we sat down and tried to find ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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BigBoats4Me

2 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

3rd Time is a charm with Carnival Vista

Spoiler Alert: Ignore EVERYTHING negative you have read about the Vista so far. Based on our most recent trip none of the negativity is true and the naysayers are just complaining because they really don’t know ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Jeannieann

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

My cruising experience

Nothing better to me than Carnival and Freedom is my all time favorite,. I've sailed 4 times this last year. Once on Carnival Vista, however nice, Freedom is my choice how the crew remembers me and always makes ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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christyk82

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

EXCEEDED Most Expectations

My husband and I had a GREAT time on Carnival Vista. We set sail the first week in January, after New Years. I had heard quite a few things about Carnival being dirty or being the ships that get people sick; I'll ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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jerzhoo

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great way to ring in 2020 - and lots of menus

Our family of four had a fantastic time on the Vista. We were late departing because the port was closed due to dense fog, and the ship could not return to port. Carnival kept us well informed about the progress, ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Nosborn

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

New Years 2020

My husband and I booked last minute for this cruise. We literally had the last outside Jr.Suite. The room was clean and too comfortable:) We were greeted at IAH by the Carnival transfer represented (very pleasant) ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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coastalpleasures

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Exceeded expectations

We were already scheduled on the Freedom for 22 December with family, but found a suite on the 15 December cruise and decided to make it a back-to-back. Luckily it was a fantastic choice. We've sailed Carnival ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Fressy007

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Review

We sailed in carnival visa from Dec 7-14 . We around 50 members from our company were there. Crew members were really good. Thanks to all crew employees for making our trip so awesome. Special thanks to Martin in ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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KJTexas

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

AMAZING

We went on Vista because we live in Texas and it's out of Galveston. The staff is AMAZING!!!! Food in dining room and Guy's burgers were GREAT! Buffett was hit and miss! Didn't try any of the other $$ ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Boudreaux2021

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruise to Cozumel

This was our first cruise. We (my husband, myself, my 17 year old son & his girlfriend (she's cruised lots) decided on a short trip (4 days) to Cozumel from Galveston to see if we would even like to cruise. We were ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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BESTPOPS1

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Awesome Vacation!!

We wanted to finish seeing the Western Caribbean before we tried the Eastern Caribbean. I had always wanted to see more cities in Central America. Our dance group was invited to tour with another group from Fresno, ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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pamici

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Near Perfect Cruise

I nearly forgot to write this review, part slammed by real life, part reeling from the last, intensely unpleasant hours of the cruise, and part performance anxiety after being a review groupie to Saint Greg and ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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cruisetakemeaway

3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Wondeful! Fun and relaxing!

This 5 night cruise from Galveston exceeded my expectations. A prior Carnival cruise was not great so I was apprehensive about this one. What a waste of worry! Plentiful waiters for fast soda package service. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Jasonsterling

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

A wonderful ship whose few minuses are far outweighed by the pluses.

About Me: This is my 8th cruise on Carnival since 2002. For comparison's sake I've been on the Sensation/Elation/Conquest/Destiny and the Breeze before this cruise. I've traveled in both 1A Upper/Lower Category ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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cruise4kicks

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise, Great Value!

A little background on me: I started cruising in 2005. This was my 39th cruise, but only 2nd on Carnival. I’ve done 27 cruises on Norwegian (everything from inside to Garden Villa; one booked), one on Costa (our ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Keraley

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Amazing first cruise

This was our first cruise and with dates we had for a vacation we knew it would be during hurricane season & we would be on the Vista. We chose to go out of Galveston. Didn’t get to explore much but what we did ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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bwcjball

4 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

First cruise on Freedom since dry dock

We choose this cruise to go with another couple that this was their first cruise. The ship was looking good inside and out after the dry dock. We had an ocean suite on the 7th floor. Room was nice, lots of room ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Jbjbsndsnd

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

One of the best

This was our 24th cruise on Carnival and would rate this one of the best!!! We like the size of the freedom. The crew was top notch,always happy and speaking to us in a happy manor. We found the food in main ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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duffybear

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great starter cruise for inexperienced cruisers

This was my second ever cruise, the first was 12 years ago. This ship was so much better and the service was excellent. The nightly entertainment was great and our cruise director was awesome. We did the Salsa ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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DebJ14

9 Reviews Written

54 Helpful Votes

Much better than the last time!

This was my 44th Carnival cruise and 68th cruise overall, so I do have lots to compare it to! With all the propulsion problems going on, we expected Carnival to greatly reduce prices to sell out the June 29 ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Deenawood

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Totally honest review by a picky person!

Carnival Dream is a gigantic ship with an awesome crew. Do the rooms need a freshen up? Yes! However the rest of the ship was clean, stylishly decorated for a cheesy cruise ship. The food overall was pretty good. ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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aknguyen

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Not without hiccups but fun nonetheless

We had not sailed on this class of ship before nor been on this itinerary so we were very excited. Embarkation was a breeze. Our boarding window was 12 - 12:30 PM. We walked up at 12:01 and were on the ship ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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RICKnVICK

7 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

The gangs all here!

This was a 50th birthday cruise. There were 14 of us total (7 couples). We had first boarding time, and despite the gangway not working because of a lightning strike, we were on very quickly. We went right to ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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