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Carnival Vista Review

4.5 / 5.0
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975 reviews
4 Awards

2nd Anniversary

Review for Carnival Vista to the Western Caribbean
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10+ Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Aug 2018
Cabin: Aft-View Extended Balcony

We chose this cruise to celebrate our 2nd anniversary. Every year we will go some where for this occasion. The people who worked on this boat were so nice and would do anything for you. The food was really very good...was impressed. Ocho Rios and Grand Cayman ports and excursions were amazing. We didn't feel comfortable getting off in Cozumel because there were shootings in Cancun, which is very close. Didn't think it was worth chancing it. Glad we didn't get off because we had the pool to ourselves. Everyday you couldn't get anywhere near the pools and it was hot. The bad about this ship....It is very cut up, meaning floors did not go all the way through, you had to use the elevators and stairs to make that happen. Not a fan of the flow of the ship. The grand entryway, isn't so grand, kind of small. Wasn't impressed with this ships layout. There were only 2 shows....could use a few more of those. We stayed in a balcony cabin #8470 which is an aft cabin with a huge wrap around balcony. Biggest I've seen and stayed in yet. The room was just ok as it was pie shaped and was kind of cramped for that class of cabin. Would not recommend this cabin. We could not use the balcony at all because of the massive amounts of soot all over it. We learned it was coming from the engine exhaust stacks. Something I was told they could not prevent. S that means that is also going into the ocean. Yikes...Embarking and Debarking were both a total nightmare....one gangway and the most disorganized I have ever seen.

Anyway, we had a good time. We've been on 10+ cruises and counting. I guess you don't know unless you go!

Cabin Review

Aft-View Extended Balcony

Cabin 8N

Cramped, soot all over the balcony constantly

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