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Carnival Galveston Cruise Reviews

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Galveston

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731

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454

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227

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731 Carnival Galveston Cruise Reviews


Dune_mama avatar

Dune_mama

3 Reviews Written

Nice Winter Getaway

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We drove to the Port as we are from the Midwest. We parked at Lighthouse parking and have the last few times we have sailed from Galveston. It is much smaller, but I've never had to wait a long time for a shuttle. ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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lildee99

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

So close to perfect!

My husband and I sailed for the second time on the Carnival Dream, stateroom category 8B, room 6318. The ship had just returned from an altered itinerary due to fog, and so hadn't been in port for several days. As ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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belgadoc

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Some of the best service experienced on a Carnival cruise

First of all the ship may be older but it was definitely clean. There were staff everywhere cleaning the windows, bannisters, up on the Lido, etc. Everyone had a smile, Our dinner service was amazing. We were ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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arciek

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Spa room cruise on the Vista

Be sure and arrive at your designated time, you don’t want to get in the longer early or late line. If you bring on a small ice chest, no ice or water allowed, bring freezer packs. Cans only is the rule now ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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xxyyzz

5 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fab in many ways, but

(First, thank you to all who post!) We were a family of 7 with 3 children. This ship has soooo much to do for all ages! Kudos to the kids' Ocean Club, the water/sports activities, and the entire staff. Generally, ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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marci4tony

4 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Vista doesnt disappoint

Carnival Vista, all 1,061 feet of her, is spectacular and a wonderful addition to Carnival’s family. We had the pleasure of calling her home for 7 days. This is my assessment of the Carnival Vista. Carnival ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Jim Schwab

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing cruise for our second cruise

We chose this cruise for our 2nd cruise. After taking a 5 day cruise, we chose this 7 day to see what we missed out on. The port itinerary was also a factor in our choice. Seeing Roatan, Belize and Cozumel was ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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gcf81

1 Review Written

First Carnival / (4th cruise) -Had a good time!

We picked this last minute becasue the dates matched the week the kids were out of school. We were skeptical about the cruise line butno regrets. The rooms were good, loved the location on deck 3. The rooms ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Wolf19

4 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great 14 days

My husband and I have cruise with Carnival many many times never a bad cruise. All though there are things that can be done defiantly our vacation was amazing. Embarkation was easy with no issues got right on ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Jerrydiwebb

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Man I wish we could go back now!

Though it had been quite a number of years since my wife and I had last cruised, we had so looked forward to this trip. We had driven down the day before, and stayed at the Galvez and caught the shuttle the next ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Soonermark

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

First Cruise on Carnival - Great Itinerary, So-So Ship

We normally cruise Royal. We've been wanting to see the Bahamas and like departing from Galveston because we can drive there easily, so we thought we would try Carnival. We traveled with four other families for a ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Coffee4Eve

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Cruise and Progresso Excursion

Carnival Cruise September 2 – 7, 2019 We took the Carnival Dream out of Galveston just as a quick escape. Nothing really planned, just some time to relax. We have been on a number of ships, but the Dream was ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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ceedoubleyou

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Overall Experience

I'll preface this by saying that it had been almost 10 years since my last cruise, and at that time i was only a 18 year old teen who's sole ambition was to drink myself to death at the ports. So needless to say ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Greshamgirl

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

1 EXCURSION CAN RUIN A TRIP

We were traveling as a once in a lifetime family vacation. We have boys with wide age differences (29 to 14yrs) so getting everyone in one place that provides every level of entertainment was a challenge. We ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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toober

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Good trip, fewer events than Vista has.

Dream is a conquest class ship so it has the atrium elevators that hit most floors. It is really a shame they put this extra elevator bank in the Forward of the ship where the elevators are needed the least. They ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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partay_family

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great Staff in general, but Dreams Studio was disappointment

We had a cabin on deck 8 and it was a balcony. We went to Costa Maya, Roatan, and Cozumel. Embarkation was fast and easy. Arvin was the best steward ever. He helped us with water, extra pillows, mattress pad, and ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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NebraskaSatellite

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Vista class is a step backwards from Dream class

We booked this cruise on the Carnival Vista for several reasons: 1) We wanted a 7-day cruise out of Galveston, 2) we enjoyed the cove balcony on the Breeze so much last year we wanted that again, and 3) we wanted to ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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thood

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

I'm Just Saying.....

What went well... 1. We loved the breakfast in the Horizon Restaurant. It was always hot and good variety from skillet pancakes, to french toast to scrambles and much more. We only ate at Lido deck one time for ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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CodyCruise

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Freedom Galveston/ Florida Keys/ Bahamas cruise. Clean and many recommendations

Summary. We are a party of 10 cruising – 6 adults, 4 teenage girls. Overall positive experience, found the ship and staterooms to be clean, friendly staff overall. Enjoyed the restaurants over buffet. The ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Kberniard

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful Cruise

We choose this cruise because it was stoping at the Bahamas and Keywest. First lets start by saying that this is one of Carnival older ships. The decor is outdated and the colors are dark. However, the ship was ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Shaded Lady

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Vista Review- The Slow Boat to Somewhere!

We just got off the Vista on Sunday, and while this is not going to be a comprehensive, day by day review, I’ll give you my thoughts on the Vista, the issues she had, the pros we found with the ship and some of ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Hwarang26

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

The shows were definitely a highlight of the ship.

This was our third Carnival Cruise in the past 5 years, all of which left from Galveston. This was our first cruise more than 5 nights. We chose this cruise because it fit a very specific time table in June of 2019. ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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anad36

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Sisters' cruise

My sister and I wanted to spend some time together. We sailed on the Carnival Dream she was a lovely ship. We had cove balcony on deck 2. we had the best room steward Erwin. He was very helpful and our room was ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Gulfcruzer

3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

First time Vista cruise

This was our first time on the Vista, our 19th to date. We have only cruised CCL and this was 14th different ship. We were not impressed with a few things that might be okay for others, we are mature but young at ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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SnazzySam

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Graduation 2019 Cruise

We took this cruise to celebrate me and my best friend's graduation! Since we are both 18, my mom booked the stateroom and arranged all our excursions. My 10 year old sister came along too. Embarkation was more ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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