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Carnival Vista Review

4.5 / 5.0
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B2B on Vista

Review for Carnival Vista to the Eastern Caribbean
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woodsus
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Nov 2016
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We were definitely excited about being on the new Carnival Vista since we are Diamond Carnival cruisers. We booked a back to back cruise so were on the ship for 17 days.However, we were very disappointed in the way the ship had been designed. It seemed that because it was a larger ship they tried to fit in so many new venues and cut back on other things that are the regular Carnival design. The funnel in the centre of the atrium was very interesting, changing colour and design continuously. This replaced the glass elevators that are usually on the Carnival ships. It was very difficult to find the public washrooms and if you are a man and play in the casino you have to go up a deck to find one or walk the length of the ship on the casino deck to find one. The casino tables were so close together than it was difficult for the bar staff to deliver drinks as well as being difficult to get around the various tables. The public washrooms when found were very small, only 2 or 3 stalls except for the one in the atrium area had 5. They should have had large washrooms in the high traffic area where the Liquid Lounge was for performances, the Limelight Lounge,Punchlinder Club, Casino.

In all of our Carnival cruises this was the smallest interior cabin we have ever had. There was only one closet with 4 drawers, no drawers in the vanity only 4 open shelves. No table only a stool at the desk. No extra hooks to hang wet clothes but there was a clothes line in the shower. Very disappointing. We had a leak in our cabin 2 days from disembarkation and were given another cabin to use for the day until the leak was fixed.

I sent my laundry out to be done for the next day and upon return we were missing a pair of capri pants which were never found so Carnival reimbursed the cost of the pants. Additional laundry that we sent I requested it back the same day and there was no problem.

Cabin Review

Cabin Interior - Lido Deck

In all of our Carnival cruises this was the smallest interior cabin we have ever had. There was only one closet with 4 drawers, no drawers in the vanity only 4 open shelves. No table only a stool at the desk. No extra hooks to hang wet clothes but there was a clothes line in the shower. Very disappointing. We had a leak in our cabin 2 days from disembarkation and were given another cabin to use for the day until the leak was fixed.

Port Reviews

Aruba

We had a lovely afternoon at the beach and saw the main street of Oranjstad.

New York (Manhattan)

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Grand Turk

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Bonaire

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St. Maarten

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