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Port of Galveston

123 Rosenberg Drive, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
409 765 9321
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Ranked #32 of 49 Attractions in Galveston
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Marinas, Outdoors
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Kansas City, Missouri
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41 reviews 41 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

It was good what you would expect for a cruse terminal the rest of the port was nice and close to downtown so there is stuff to do.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We took the free hotel shuttle to the cruise port. After a quick stop to pick up drivers, who were dropping off cars, we were at terminal 2 in fewer than 20 minutes (11 am). We used a porter for our bags, just about walked up to the counter, signed a few documents, got our sea passes and were walking... More

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61 reviews 61 reviews
18 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We cruised on Royal Caribbean ... wonderful! Embarking was a breeze. Leaving, however, was a nightmare. Two mega ships arrived at the same time, approximately 6,000 people and luggage and customs all at once. BOTH were receiving new passengers and luggage at the SAME time. Foot traffic inside and vehicle traffic outside were a huge bottleneck. This is not the... More

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Galveston Island, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

OK eboa nurse on cruise ship dockks here and UTMB wants to dispose of Ebola waste. ...! Hey! Anybody awake to protect this fragile island?

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Houston Texas
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87 reviews 87 reviews
25 attraction reviews
208 helpful votes 208 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We took the Navigator of the Seas 7-day cruise out of Galveston, which calls in Roatan, Honduras and Belize City, finishes at Cozumel and returns to Galveston in this past September. The cruise ... which I was going to review as a 4 out of 5, I can't seem to review on TR, but I can review that maelstrom of... More

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
4 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

There was no option, in my family trip we were all adults... Galveston is not a city for tourism, the beach is awful, it is very very contaminated and there is not even one decent hotel. We had a good time because we were together as a family, but I would never go back if it is up to me.

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New York City, New York
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Booked this wonderful 7 day western Caribbean on the Carnival Magic. This was our first time on the Magic and had high expectations. First of, the boarding experience out of Galveston TX is as good as it gets. From parking to ship and everything in-between was pretty good. Once on the ship – WOW! This thing is impressive! From the... More

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Austin, Texas
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This was our first cruise, and probably our last with Carnival. We went on the 7-day cruise to Honduras (Roatan), Belize, and Cozumel. The ship was new and beautiful, service was great, the ports were really fun, however the food was atrocious and the entertainment might have been even worse. When we first got on the ship we were super... More

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Canton, Ohio
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We visited Galveston to go on a cruise with Royal Caribbean. I have cruised our of Fort Lauderdale and Port Canaveral. I guess I had higher expectations of Galveston. It is very industrial and trashy. It was not at all what I expected for a cruise port. Definitely not a place I would personally go back to. The disembarkation process... More

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Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We visited Galveston for a week prior to cruising on the Navigator of the Seas. We visited Seawolf Park. The Tall Ship Elissa, The Offshore Rig museum, The Strand and a boat tour around the harbour. All that was very interesting and well run. Not so for Terminal 2. This terminal looks to be a warehouse built decades ago. It's... More

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