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Address: 123 Rosenberg Drive, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
Phone Number: 409 765 9321

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Breezy, but not with speed

I have cruised from several ports, and this one was just okay. This port was very windy. This is the ideal port for people who live in Texas and are going to drive and park for... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This a very nice place to go alone or with family. The landscape is wonderful, and you'll take marvellous pictures!

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I have cruised from several ports, and this one was just okay. This port was very windy. This is the ideal port for people who live in Texas and are going to drive and park for the duration of their cruise, but for people flying in it's pretty crappy. To access the port the nearest airport is Houston Hobby Airport... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We cruised out of Terminal 1. We had to ask multiple people where to drop our bags and it was at the opposite end of the terminal. I asked two porters for help with our bags and they wouldn't help out. We went to the large sign that said bag drop, or something similar, stood there for a couple of... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This was our first cruise (5 night/6 day) & we'll definitely be taking a cruise again, although next time we will entertain the option of a different cruise line. I spent a lot of time reading reviews and trying to understand exactly how a cruise works, which helped quite a bit, but I would say to anyone who's about to... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Quick review - Great boat with lots to do and very clean. - Staff excellent we tipped over what the gratuity added charge required and they deserved it. - Comedy shows 5 stars. - Food excellent everywhere and the steak house if you pay the up charge is worth every penny of the extra $35 per person charge. Must eat... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We used Pier 2 for our Royal Caribbean Cruise. We had no troubles at all. Lines moved fairly quickly for the number of people checking in. We were through all of them and on the ship in 40 minutes. We would do it again.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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72 reviews 72 reviews
18 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This was our first experience with the Port of Galveston and my first-ever cruise experience, so I wasn't quite sure what to expect. I thought the process went very smoothly and only encountered one employee who was a little less than peppy and friendly, but everyone else seemed very pleasant and willing to help you. We pre-paid for parking with... More 

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Michigan Center, Michigan
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

First time ever driving to a port and parking. Definitely worth it to prepay at this port and save a few bucks. Staff was very nice and unloading and loading was very smooth. The system they have there works great

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Caledonia, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Second time leaving out of Galveston for a cruise on Carnival Magic. Never a let down. Luggage drop off was quick and parking was simple. Port was clean and attendee's were great. Have left from other ports and this is my favorite

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Me and my family total of 9 took a trip on the carnival magic we didn't stop at Rotan where we all had plans. The Captain said the conditions were unsafe but the carnival channel on the TV showed 7 mile an hour straight winds and sea was a little choppy we bypassed that port and started back to Galveston... More 

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