We’ve canceled our March cruise on dream and rescheduled for RCCL. Ccl understaff for size of ship

Carnival Vista Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 33

Overall rating:

3.6 out of 5
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Carnival Vista

7 Night Western Caribbean (Galveston Roundtrip)

Sail date: October 07, 2018

Ship: Carnival Vista

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 11283

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

We have decided to cancel our March cruise on carnival dream and rescheduled to RCCL. They seem to do things better . All staff was awesome

Embarkation

3 out of 5
Embankment flowed great unless you requested handicap wheelchair assistance as we did for my husband. All our friends were able to walk on in minutes but because of my husband needing a wheelchair, we waited approximately 1 q/2 hours along with many others who requested the assistance.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

2 out of 5
Lines far too long due to ccl only had one buffet station at a time open during entire cruise. Not enough staff on deck for drinks

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5

Entertainment

4 out of 5

Children's Programs

Service and Staff

2 out of 5
Staff was phenomenal and pleasant but overworked as well as understaffed

Ship Quality

4 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5

Ship tip

DO NOT BOOK CABIN ON DECK 11 if you’re a nonsmoker. You have to walk through the congregation of smokers to go to your cabin and can smell constant smoke outside cabin. We were few doors away from entrance

Ports of call

Galveston, Texas

5 out of 5

Montego Bay, Jamaica

5 out of 5

George Town, Grand Cayman

4 out of 5

Cozumel, Mexico

4 out of 5

Disembarkation

1 out of 5
Although I had made arrangements for my husbands wheelchair there was not one available.
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