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Carnival Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises from Galveston

Carnival
Ship
Destination
Galveston

Traveler rating

Excellent

57

Very Good

36

Average

20

Poor

19

Terrible

4

Cruise type

Family Cruises

962

Romantic Cruises

279

Entertainment Cruises

142

Senior Cruises

136

First-Time Cruisers

113

136 Carnival Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises from Galveston


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Komorowski

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

The Virgin cruise

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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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rosiegirl2

5 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

You get what you pay for.

We usually do two back to back cruises in February to get a break from our long upstate NY winters. We had booked the first one to go out of New Orleans on NCL. We hadn’t been there before so we thought we’d ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Eli_6

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Family Cruise of 8 including kids and disabled mother

I have been on the Vista before with just my husband and we stayed in a Havana Vista balcony. That experience was amazing. This one was not as good. We opted for a Havana aft view extended balcony. My children, ...
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Sail Date December 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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CHATTACRUISER

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Panama Canal 10/27 - 11/10/19

There were so many wrong things about this cruise...where to begin? Let me start with the positive. Our cabin steward, Wejaya and his assistant Anna were great! They kept the room sparkling clean, with fresh ice and ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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wgb7428

14 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

4000 Hoopleheads that dont' know how to shut a door

Only reason I sail from Galveston is it's only a four hour drive. Other than that it's the worst cruise terminal in the world. After traffic was backed up for a mile Galveston P.D. finally decided to get someone ...
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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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SAW48

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Ship review and shore excursions

This ship was selected for us by the travel agent booking our cruise. We were assigned a cabin in the aft with a wraparound balcony. The cabin was small, no seating area. The balcony was very narrow and not very ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Mom25gs

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

16th Carnival cruise

We chose the Dream because we enjoyed sailing on her out of New Orleans and got a casino offer at a pretty good rate out of Galveston which is where we live. Embarkation was simple and quick. It was really nice ...
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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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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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tiger6919

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Carnival Freedom better than I anticipated

This was an experimental cruise for us. We have taken 10 cruises and normally book a Jr Suite, or a balcony. This time we decided to go with an outside cabin with an eye toward saving some money. Right up front, ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Space cadet 53

4 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Best cruise ever

I was really impressed with the cruise ship Valor. It was clean, food was the best I have had on a cruise in a long time, the wait staff were prompt, courteous, could communicate very well, food in mdr was always ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Stephanieimbrie

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

High pressure sales

I have been on two carnival cruises in past eight months/spent around 15k on tickets and onboard services. The service and organization on cruise to Alaska in August outweighed high pressure sales at spa/jewelry ...
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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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SWRICH

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Carnival Vista Experience

We choose the Vista, because it is a newer ship, and had great reviews. It was very pretty, and the LED light displays were amazing. We missed; however, the large central area. We had trouble getting our bearings ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Shehoff

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

7 Day Cruise to the Caribbean

We picked this cruise because we wanted to go out of Galveston and the timing was right. We have never been on a cruise so had few expectations. Now about our experience: Although I am sure this is mentioned in ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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osgoodsr

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Just 2nd rate.

Took the 5 day cruise on the Valor with my brothers and their wives. We have been on many other ships and this was the first that was rusted, very limited live entertainment, deserts were only cake and ice cream ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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gosanantonio

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Vista Western Caribbean

This was our first time back on Carnival in a couple of years. First the good. Vista is a nice big ship with lots of on board activities. The crew was really friendly, always smiling and went out of their way to be ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Gretchen124

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Good and bad

Chose this first time carnival cruise, I was very disappointed. First off the twin bed like sleeping on a hard board. Housekeeping was average rooms were clean. The extra outdoor space enjoyed the outdoor deck ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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lakegamma

1 Review Written

Small decisions by Large ship planning

Wanted to enjoy Carnival's largest ship but was disappointed with some of the ways things are done on this ship. The ship is beautiful, the crew is wonderful but some of the procedures and design of space is poor. ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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TexasTangoDancer

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Disappointed we were constantly told we were having fun when we weren't!

We saw a Smithsonian channel segment on new ships with Vista included. We live in Dallas so Galveston was convenient. This ship is bigger than other Carnival ships we have sailed on but it doesn't seem large ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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M45_rl

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not perfect but still very nice

Embarkation was fast and efficient, debarkation was a bit tedious but after all it’s the end of your vacation. Buffet on Lido deck has 3 omelet stations for breakfast and for lunch offers Pizza, Burgers, BBQ and ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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CKM

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fun ship

We chose this cruise because our friends were taking it. We met them on the Freedom last year. Embarkation was quick and easy and we able to go to our cabin when we boarded because we are Platinum. The trivia ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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cruising meemaw

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Oldie but goodie

We have 12 cruises under our belt. Most of them have been with Carnival. This is the first out of Galveston as we like to try different ports. The ship is not as glamorous as the newer ones but it was in good repair ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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