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

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My experience at Galveston was very good

Over all I can see why the rating is low on going here. We were there with friends waiting to the boarding time on our cruise with carnival. Apparently the town is more lively on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 31, 2015
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Langley, Canada
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Cypress, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Cruise Dates - Feb 19-23, 2015. We got lucky. Weather was perfect leaving Galveston...warm in the 60's. High 70's on Cozumel. We returned to icy cold Galveston weather in the 30's but we were prepared. Parking - chose to park at Galveston Park N Cruise. Good choice. Covered parking. No need to ride a shuttle. Wheel your luggage across the... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Not a city you want to visit, ever. Beaches not good. Lots of crime. and the roaming pit bulls suck!!!!

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San Antonio, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The Port of Galveston is the worst port we have ever sailed out of or into. When we arrived, we had to wait for a porter to be called, and assist us with our luggage. Plus, we had requested wheelchair assistance, and even after confirming that we were on the list, they did not have anything ready for us. We... More 

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Langley, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
31 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Over all I can see why the rating is low on going here. We were there with friends waiting to the boarding time on our cruise with carnival. Apparently the town is more lively on those days. There are many older homes that you can walk around and look at. That wasn't what made it so fun for us. The... More 

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Curitiba
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26 reviews 26 reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

This was the first cruise we took in our whole lives and it was an Eastern Caribbean cruise that had ports in Key West FL, Freeport Bahamas, and Nassau Bahamas. We started our trip by driving down from Houston to Galveston. Traffic was alright and took us the expect amount of time to get there (we left a little earlier... More 

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Austin, TX
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69 reviews 69 reviews
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73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This review is for people who wonder what to expect when they arrive at the Port of Galvestion, explain why some people complain about the port of Galveston, and help new visitors have a more pleasant experience. For how to get there information, read the Port of Galveston website, your parking website, then be sure to read stm0041 review. People... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Just waiting for our Carnival Cruise Ship to come in to Port so we could board on our ship for our trip. So we decided to kinda walk around the port there and get some snacking foods and all. There happen to be a little festivity going on and we thought, well great! Maybe we can have some fun while... More 

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Tyler, Texas
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135 reviews 135 reviews
22 attraction reviews
505 helpful votes 505 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

My wife and I have sailed numerous times from the Port of Galveston on both Carnival and Royal Caribbean. I found that if you DO NOT follow their driving instructions, you will have an easier time getting to the ship. As we live some 250 miles from Galveston we typically find a hotel to stay at the night before the... More 

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Portland, OR
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11 reviews 11 reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

If you are trying to decide between a cruise and an all inclusive pick the all inclusive. I was not impressed with the cruise. Pros'- Safe environment. My 12 year old could move about freely/ unsupervised and I felt very comfortable. Everyone seemed to know our name... which was very nice and personable. The stewart was awesome and brought a... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 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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