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Seventy one signed up for Mix and Mingle, very few attended because of the horrible time assigned for the event. They had it for 9:00am first morning, when most at breakfast. In addition because of change in clock this was 8:00am body time. The cruise director Matt and his assistant Richie Rich are great. The shows vastly inferior to othe cruises. Extremely poor design of theater and comedy club detailed in many reviews, Communication with passengers non existent when need. Computer stem went down when returning on Aruba. Long lines not moving at port entrance. They should have advised those cramped in hot halls what was the issue, and told us to wait in the general area as boarding was being done by hand. Dress code at gala nights and return to ship are just suggestions, not enforced. Left Romana one hour late as they delayed waiting for a not cruise excursion passenger. This caused many to miss key sightseeing sites in Curaçao. Many in shorts admitted to MDR on gala nights. Good water activities for children, but for couples there are much better options on other lines. Crazy checkin for MDR. Have to go to 5th floor to get buzzer, then to 3rd floor for meal. However every time after we waited we noted many open seats. No explanation why a wait. H.A. Was much better in seating couples who wanted to meet other passengers.

Not a great experience

Carnival Vista Cruise Review by Fastfredcruise

Trip Details
Seventy one signed up for Mix and Mingle, very few attended because of the horrible time assigned for the event. They had it for 9:00am first morning, when most at breakfast. In addition because of change in clock this was 8:00am body time.

The cruise director Matt and his assistant Richie Rich are great. The shows vastly inferior to othe cruises. Extremely poor design of theater and comedy club detailed in many reviews,

Communication with passengers non existent when need. Computer stem went down when returning on Aruba. Long lines not moving at port entrance. They should have advised those cramped in hot halls what was the issue, and told us to wait in the general area as boarding was being done by hand.

Dress code at gala nights and return to ship are just suggestions, not enforced. Left Romana one hour late as they delayed waiting for a not cruise excursion passenger. This caused many to miss key sightseeing sites in Curaçao. Many in shorts admitted to MDR on gala nights.

Good water activities for children, but for couples there are much better options on other lines.

Crazy checkin for MDR. Have to go to 5th floor to get buzzer, then to 3rd floor for meal. However every time after we waited we noted many open seats. No explanation why a wait. H.A. Was much better in seating couples who wanted to meet other passengers.
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Cabin Review

Balcony
Cabin 8D 8305
Decent size with a lot of storage. Very quite.
Balcony not as large as similar cabin on the H.A. Koningsdam.

Room attendants very good.
Deck 9 Inside Cabins, Balcony Cabins, Suite Cabins