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Galveston Carnival Dream Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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The kids are hooked on cruising

Review for Carnival Dream to Caribbean - Western

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vkohout
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

My husband and I had cruised once before on carnival. We wanted to try cruising with our boys 17 and 13 to see if they liked it with the goal of doing a European cruise next summer. This cruise I booked prior to covid and have rebooked and rescheduled many times. The food and service is exceeded expectations. We ate breakfast and dinner in the dining room all but a couple of times. There were ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


One of the best family vacations we've ever had!!

Review for Carnival Dream to Caribbean - Western

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Brookencc
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

First of all I have to say the service was great anywhere we were on the ship! The host MarkQue was so spontaneous, interactive and funny! He really kept the party jumping all over the ship! From the announcements, to the deck parties, to hosting the shows, MarkQue deserves to be recognized for the outstanding job he does! All of the shows we watched were very entertaining and well preformed! The ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


Overcrowed, Covid-Clustered, No Working Air

Review for Carnival Dream to Caribbean - Western

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aknippen
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

While the crew were kind and gracious, this simply could not make up for the lack of functional air conditioning for DAYS on end and the fact that the ship was absolutely packed so there was no relief from the sweltered overcrowding. I am from Arizona - so I was looking forward to a COOL, ocean vacation. This simply did not happen with this ship. Moreover, due to the number of people on board, ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


Great cruise but I contracted COVID the last 3 days of my cruise

Review for Carnival Dream to Caribbean - Eastern

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Cruiser10243
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Had a great time the service was great the ship was very clean the ship was full. Loved the excursions, had a wonderful time on each one, however the last four days on board we noticed a lot of people sneezing and coughing really thought nothing of it, until we started sneezing and coughing when we got home and self tested we discovered we had COVID we are fully vaccinated so our symptoms are not ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Last Time We Cruise on Carnival….CELIAC PEOPLE BEWARE!!!!

Review for Carnival Dream to Caribbean - Eastern

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TD21
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The lack of good service on this cruise was ridiculous! Workers pushing carts would plow you down if you didn’t get out of the way! Who ever shouted the loudest got served next at bars because there was no orderly que. The much-marketed Guy Fieri BBQ restaurant was closed most of the days of our cruise. The food in the buffet was horrible…it was over cooked or undercooked, meat or chicken was ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony


Overcrowded everywhere on ship

Review for Carnival Dream to Caribbean - Eastern

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Fallout_girl
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Let me start by saying the staff on the ship is very friendly and helpful. The ship public areas and the cabins were very clean. I am also aware that there were over 3000 guests onboard, but Carnival did very little to utilize the ships size and public space to make the atmosphere less like a day at a ballpark than a cruise. (Deck 5 aft on the outside deck is probably the best place to get a ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Cough Cruise Cough

Review for Carnival Dream to Caribbean - Eastern

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BOONCL
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

This was as described. Mostly Americans from the south on board. Very casual. Despite dining room dress code, people in shorts, bathing suits, and baseball hats. Lots of drinking and people complaining about being cut off after 15 drinks per day. People standing in the pools all day drinking. Hardly a mask in sight except the staff. I was not one of the smart few wearing one and I brought ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


My Carnival Dream Experience

Review for Carnival Dream to Caribbean - Western

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Danielw
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Do not get me wrong, I ENJOYED my 6 day cruise on the Carnival Dream. However, Carnival does compete with "land side" vacations that I perfer to enjoy simply on 1 ISSUE. I want choices ALL DAY LONG on where to eat. At dinner time, If I want Guys Pig and Anchor.....I want Guys Pig and Anchor and if I want a sit down lunch in the main dining hall....thats what I want and can get "Land ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Understaffed!!!

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AtomicCruiser
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was one of our worst cruises, of our 26 cruises on Carnival. Embarkation was a Zoo! As Platinum, we were in group “A01” for boarding (first after Diamond and Suites). However, the staff called A01, followed by the next FIVE groups within a minute. This caused a mad rush for the entry stations. When we got onboard, we went directly to our Muster Station, as request by staff. However, no ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Interior


Last minute cruise

Review for Carnival Dream to Caribbean - Western

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kgibson0
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We typically cruise on Princess (10 times) and Royal (4 times) but saw a very cheap last minute cruise so we drove to Galveston to check out Carnival since it has been over 10 years since we tried Carnival. For sure the best thing about this cruise were the food options. I tried all the free options. The Buffet is NOT the main feature on this ship and lunch has more options than dinner. -Pasta ...
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Sail Date: December 2021


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