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Carnival Galveston Cruise Reviews

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454

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227

Terrible

130

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130 Carnival Galveston Cruise Reviews


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phillip0604

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

First and Last Carnival Cruise

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This was my first cruise and probably the last one. To start with when we arrived we were not told that the bags could be checked in and taken to the rooms when it was ready later. The room was not available until 2 ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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snorklr45

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Declined to Abyss

I chose this sailing for smaller ship size and ports. The service for the past few cruises has declined due to massive cutbacks in personnel. This effects the customer and turnover rates. This last sailing, I ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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3Brats

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Save your money & choose another ship!

Was the worst carnival experience we ever had. By day 3 I cried & wanted to come home. First night/morning we had a young intoxicated girl enter our room at 4am!! We called security and nobody could explain how ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Jojo51011

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Carnival Cruise line does not care about their passengers

Let me start off by saying we chose this particular ship because of the skyride, once we got on the ship and everything was paid for we were then notified that this guy ride was down and that we would not be ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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lhwestwitch

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Carnival Vista Nightmare!

This was a long awaited family cruise. We upgraded to a spa balcony cabin and was looking forward to a week of relaxation and time with family. I am a long time cruise traveler. This was the worst experience! ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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DESTINY69

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

CARNIVAL DREAM WAS A NIGHTMARE!

My 5-day cruise experience to costa maya and cozumel was a disaster from beginning to end! The ship arrived late to the galveston port and the embarkation was delayed. It was very hot, humid, and chaotic! Some ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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nor1nor

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Crowded, overpriced, disorganized, and more...

Jeez... I’m not even sure where to start. Perhaps I should start from the beginning... we arrived in Galveston. Embarking was as painful as could be. The luggage handoff was confusing, the baggage handlers ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Tweetip10

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

No more Vista

We are avid cruisers. Platinum Carnival, Princess, and RCL. This ship by far is the poorest designed ship this cruiser has ever experienced. We sailed on her when she first started in Miami and decided to give ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Isahound25

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Worst Cruise of My Life

I chose Vista because it left out of Galveston and I live in Austin. I thought the Vista would be really nice since it is just a 2 year old ship. I am a Gold Carnival Cruise Member. I am a Premiere Casino member. ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Mmbucks

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

I would have rather been working!

This past week was the worst vacation I have ever had. I would have rather been working. I have been on previous carnival cruises however I will no longer be using them. Our 7 day trip to the Caribbean changed into ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Tandy M

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Horrible ship

The ship is said to be the biggest in carnival fleet. And that’s true however they cramped the inside made room for more guest, and less crew! We could not get service on the lido deck at all ship was dirty and ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Sarahmarie0725

1 Review Written

HORRIBLE

My father in law paid for my husband and I to go on a cruise since we have not had a vacation in about 4 years, since our honeymoon. We left our 3 kids at home and we were ready to party and have a good time! We got ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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HotMama53

2 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Bad food, dirty stateroom, and SEWER SMELL

Arrived in Galveston the day before and glad we did due to road construction, two separate wrecks, and stormy weather. The next morning we Allowed 2 hours for the drive from Webster to Cruise Terminal in Galveston ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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jrcomments

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Not a quality ship, from food to appearance

We chose this cruise because it had activities for children, and all the families could attend without flying. We wanted to celebrate our 50th anniversary with our children and their children. We have been on ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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TheTwinsMom

1 Review Written

Carnival has gone completely down hill since our last cruise with them

I was so incredibly disappointed with this cruise. This was our 5th cruise overall and 2nd with Carnival. We enjoyed our previous cruise with Carnival, but this one was a let down in almost every way. I asked ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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ksparrothead

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Food is the worst in the fleet! No thank you Freedumb

We were with a group of 14. When 4 of us got there, we were seated so far away from our group that we couldn't even see them! I guess the lady that did the reservation was told that 4 of us would be seated apart ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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lauquittat

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

My Carnival Valor cruise was the absolute worst cruise experience ever!

My experience aboard Carnival Cruise Valor is one the I will never forget. It was the absolute, most in-describable, Worst trip of my life time. From the time I Embarked on the cruise ship until the time I ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Bets5280

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Non edible food & corner cutting everywhere

We made this a family reunion and wanted comfortable beds, which we got. There were 9 of us and we enjoyed the evening reserved dining some, but the Lido dining was the nastiest food I have ever had on any cruise. ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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azornia

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Motel 6 of the Sea

My husband and I wanted to go somewhere together and chose Carnival Freedom based on its affordability and (at the time) 4.5/5.0 rating on Cruise Critic. What a joke. I'm not sure how it has such a high rating. ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Bomberpilot

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

New Years Eve was the "Pit of Misery" ... No "Dilly Dilly"

Having cruised over 20 times with multiple companies and ships, we chose the Freedom because of its departure from Galveston and our large family could drive versus expensive airfares to Miami … unquestionably, ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Jule2581

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Shoddy and more Shoddy

We have taken other Christmas cruises in the past for family together time. This cruises was of poor quality. If I had not ever taken a prior cruise I would NEVER be back, I would demand a refund. Our first ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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nokayjo

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Wal-Mart of the Sea

We chose this cruise because our family invited us. We did have a lot of laughs with our family but I would not recommend this cruise line. The ship was dirty, as was our stateroom. The shower would not drain which ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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kufan1983

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

So many cutbacks since our last Carnival cruise

We had previously taken a Carnival cruise and were really happy with the experience. This cruise was failure after failure. The food has gone down hill considerably since our last cruise. The best part was ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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sabarto25

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Do i give them another try or go rcc

this was my 5th cruise with carnival,and my 2nd on the valor.my other 4 cruises were excellent! This one was a cruise from h... right from embarkment.First thing is im wheelchair assist for getting on .when i got ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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lindalindell

1 Review Written

Everything went wrong

The first day was a nightmare, the ship was rocking so much we all got sick even the workers, the tv in cabin 9373 was not working , Room service took an hour to bring food and most employees were not friendly I ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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