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Carnival Vista Balcony Cabin Cruise Reviews

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Vista doesnt disappoint
"Carnival Vista, all 1,061 feet of her, is spectacular and a wonderful addition to Carnival’s family. We had the pleasure of calling her home for 7 days. This is my assessment of the Carnival Vista. Carnival..."Read More
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Our first Carnival premier cruise.

Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Western

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Too blessed to be stressed

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

This was our first premier Casino cruise and our 8th Carnival cruise in general. Husband was very excited. But I knew that meant he was going to spend much of his time in the Casino so I brought my grandkids for a whole new level of fun. They were 11 years old and 13 years old. Loved all the extra perks of the Premier cruise such as: #1 Gifts in the cabin every few days. #2 Special ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


3rd Time is a charm with Carnival Vista

Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Western

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BigBoats4Me

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Spoiler Alert: Ignore EVERYTHING negative you have read about the Vista so far. Based on our most recent trip none of the negativity is true and the naysayers are just complaining because they really don’t know how to appreciate a good cruise when they’re on one! This was our second time on the Vista, third cruise on Carnival. Once again, Carnival exceeded our expectations and delivered an ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


NOT the same Carnival anymore

Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Western

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Julienkaine

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

I have taken 6 Carnival cruises since 2011. My wife is a platinum member so our embarkation and debarkation were fast and nice. Our room was average, the room stewards were friendly. We found an unopened yogurt in our fridge. Our neighbors found dirty underwear in their cabin. The buffets never seemed to be open and the free restaurants always had a long lines. The carnival app never worked right. ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


Nice Winter Getaway

Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Western

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Dune_mama

6-10 Cruises

Age 30s

We drove to the Port as we are from the Midwest. We parked at Lighthouse parking and have the last few times we have sailed from Galveston. It is much smaller, but I've never had to wait a long time for a shuttle. We purchased Faster to the Fun and went from the parking shuttle to boarding in under 20 minutes. Honestly, if we didn't want to get off the ship quickly, we wouldn't have needed to ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Cloud 9 Spa Balcony


Spa room cruise on the Vista

Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Western

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arciek

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

Be sure and arrive at your designated time, you don’t want to get in the longer early or late line. If you bring on a small ice chest, no ice or water allowed, bring freezer packs. Cans only is the rule now days. If you don’t have faster to the fun, expect to keep your carry on luggage with you when you go to the spa for a tour, or to the busy lunch buffet. You can get access to your room at ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Cloud 9 Spa Balcony

Traveled with children


EXCEEDED Most Expectations

Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Western

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christyk82

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

My husband and I had a GREAT time on Carnival Vista. We set sail the first week in January, after New Years. I had heard quite a few things about Carnival being dirty or being the ships that get people sick; I'll address these further below. TIP - Our overnight stay at the Harbour House in Galveston was lovely. The location allowed me to watch the Vista come in to port that morning! I'm a ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Havana Aft-View Extended Balcony


Great way to ring in 2020 - and lots of menus

Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Western

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jerzhoo

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

Our family of four had a fantastic time on the Vista. We were late departing because the port was closed due to dense fog, and the ship could not return to port. Carnival kept us well informed about the progress, and we were finally able to board the ship beginning at 6:30 PM. Aside from that minor inconvenience (and a remarkably smooth embarkation, given the circumstances), the cruise exceeded ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


Havana Cabanas ~ Christmas week

Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Western

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TexasCruisers2015

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We chose the Vista because it was the only ship going out of Galveston we hadn’t sailed on during our annual Christmas week cruise. Because Carnival is our least favorite cruise line, we decided to spend more for a Havana Cabana room, in hopes of a better experience. It did increase our level of satisfaction for the cruise for the following reasons: * Private cabana area outside our patio ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Havana Cabana (Balcony)


Family Cruise of 8 including kids and disabled mother

Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Western

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Eli_6

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

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, parents and brother were in interior rooms around the corner. I loved the room... probably even more than our Vista balcony as it had a coach andore usable space. (Opt for one of the ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Havana Aft-View Extended Balcony

Traveled with children

Traveled with disabled person


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Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Western

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Fressy007

First Time Cruiser

Age 20s

We sailed in carnival visa from Dec 7-14 . We around 50 members from our company were there. Crew members were really good. Thanks to all crew employees for making our trip so awesome. Special thanks to Martin in horizon, Lawrence, Sumesh bar attender , Albert from housekeeping he always make sure all our rooms were clean,Amith and Sachin in gift shops . Lot of entertainment was there. Me and my ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Premium Balcony


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