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Carnival Vista Review

4.5 / 5.0
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965 reviews
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Excellent Boat- Horrible Room!

Review for Carnival Vista to Europe
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Sail Date: Sep 2016
Cabin: Cloud 9 Spa suite

We booked this cruise several months in advance, and splurged on both airfare and the room by upgrading. We upgraded our room to the Spa Balcony Suite and chose the one at the front of the boat 14206- we were told it was bigger, and the balcony would wrap around- not the case at all! I've never been so disappointed in a room before- the suite was smaller than the regular rooms, and the balcony was smaller than a normal balcony and had a partition cutting off the "wrap around" so the only view we had was directly straight ahead. We lost a lot of balcony space because it was at the curve and so it angled off, some spots were 4 feet deep, others less than 3. We were woken up twice (once on a sea day) by the spin class below us- at 8am....this was not acceptable.

Embarkation was a disaster- we were supposed to be "priority" but there really wasn't such thing in Athens, as they have a makeshift terminal- so everybody goes thru the same thing.

Dining was excellent- we were worried about waiting a long time with anytime dining, but we never waited at all- servers were attentive and the food was better than almost any other cruise we've been on.

Cabin Review

Cloud 9 Spa suite

Cabin SS

HORRIBLE, HORRIBLE, HORRIBLE! Room was extremely small, horrible layout- tv kept turning on randomly through the night- smaller than a regular room, and balcony smaller than a regular balcony. Would never do it again- not worth the money.

Port Reviews


Walked into the port, some shopping, had lunch overall ok- just too tired to do anything else.

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