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Carnival Vista Cruise Reviews

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Carnival Vista
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268

Very Good

288

Average

229

Poor

110

Terrible

59

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954 Carnival Vista Cruise Reviews


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Dune_mama

3 Reviews Written

Nice Winter Getaway

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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. ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Too blessed to be stressed

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Our first Carnival premier cruise.

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 ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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BigBoats4Me

2 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

3rd Time is a charm with Carnival Vista

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 ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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sshs

10 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Below average Carnival cruise

We cruise a lot of lines, including Carnival, but this cruise was definitely among our least favorites. The 3 star rating is in light of the fact that we enjoyed some of the entertainment and the ports. Also, the ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Julienkaine

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

NOT the same Carnival anymore

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 ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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cruzincookie

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise

I first want to say I have never written a negative review in my life. But we work very hard to save for our vacations and I know others do too. I simply want to let people know that the Vista is not the average ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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christyk82

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

EXCEEDED Most Expectations

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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arciek

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Spa room cruise on the Vista

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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jerzhoo

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great way to ring in 2020 - and lots of menus

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, ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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xxyyzz

5 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fab in many ways, but

(First, thank you to all who post!) We were a family of 7 with 3 children. This ship has soooo much to do for all ages! Kudos to the kids' Ocean Club, the water/sports activities, and the entire staff. Generally, ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Eli_6

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Family Cruise of 8 including kids and disabled mother

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, ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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TexasCruisers2015

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Havana Cabanas ~ Christmas week

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 ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Escaflonae

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Hasta La Vista Baby

The plan was to take a cruise with my wife and two kids, and that's exactly what we did. While I rate this a 3 out of 5, let me share with you why. First, it comes from my last cruise i took on a Royal Caribbean ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Donnyextreme2201

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

This was my second cruise on Carnival Cruise Line. The first Cruise was on the the Carnival Freedom January 2018 with a party of 6. It was probably the best vacation I have ever had in my life and since we had such ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Fressy007

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Review

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 ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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grindymct

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Newer doesn't mean better. Dream on!

Short Review: Embarkation/Disembarkation: Fast! Good Ship: Big, cheap feeling, wasted space. Bad Cabin: Great! Dining: Good overall. Pizza wait is atrocious. Dining room cramped. Entertainment and ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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KJTexas

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

AMAZING

We went on Vista because we live in Texas and it's out of Galveston. The staff is AMAZING!!!! Food in dining room and Guy's burgers were GREAT! Buffett was hit and miss! Didn't try any of the other $$ ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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marci4tony

4 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

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 ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Jim Schwab

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing cruise for our second cruise

We chose this cruise for our 2nd cruise. After taking a 5 day cruise, we chose this 7 day to see what we missed out on. The port itinerary was also a factor in our choice. Seeing Roatan, Belize and Cozumel was ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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BESTPOPS1

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Awesome Vacation!!

We wanted to finish seeing the Western Caribbean before we tried the Eastern Caribbean. I had always wanted to see more cities in Central America. Our dance group was invited to tour with another group from Fresno, ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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gcf81

1 Review Written

First Carnival / (4th cruise) -Had a good time!

We picked this last minute becasue the dates matched the week the kids were out of school. We were skeptical about the cruise line butno regrets. The rooms were good, loved the location on deck 3. The rooms ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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pamici

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Near Perfect Cruise

I nearly forgot to write this review, part slammed by real life, part reeling from the last, intensely unpleasant hours of the cruise, and part performance anxiety after being a review groupie to Saint Greg and ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Zygotic

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Avoid this ship at all costs

We chose this cruise as we have cruised over 15 times with Carnival in the past and had never experienced their larger mega ship class. The negatives first: the layout of the ship in regards to pools, restaurants, ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Cruise11girl

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Vista --- pretty ship, that's about it

The ship is newer, so that's a plus. Matt, the cruise director was AHHMAZING, the food was okay. The entertainment was good when we had it. Didnt have a show every night. The comedians were great. This ship DOES NOT ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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mrmom1955

5 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Smells and Disppointments

My wife and I picked this cruise to spend with our grandkids (8 & 10). Our room was a balcony, # 9276, and to be honest....IT STUNK!! when we opened the door we were hit with an ungodly odor that caused an ...
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Sail Date October 2019


Carnival Vista Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining3.53.6
Entertainment5.03.7
Public Rooms4.03.8
Fitness Recreation4.04
Family5.04
Enrichment1.03.5
Service4.03.9
Value For Money5.03.6
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