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Port of Galveston

123 Rosenberg Drive, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
+1 409-765-9321
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Carnival Cruise Departure Point

The port is a good place to depart from. Best airport to fly into is Hobby. There are all kinds of... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2016
Dianne D
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
via mobile
Take a day and see the town!

Nice port with calm water. I would recommend taking a day or two and touring the town the Strand... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2016
CheechTX
,
Austin, Texas
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  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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123 Rosenberg Drive, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
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+1 409-765-9321

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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

The port is a good place to depart from. Best airport to fly into is Hobby. There are all kinds of shuttle services to and from the airport. If you opt to drive it costs to park anywhere between $10-$20 per day. There are some...More

5  Thank Dianne D
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Nice port with calm water. I would recommend taking a day or two and touring the town the Strand and the beach are very nice and there is a lot to do. Great history and food.

2  Thank CheechTX
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

We cruise from this port a lot. We usually never have any trouble. I do think it is easier to prepay for my parking at portofglaveston.com. It is only a $5 discount, but any discount is better than not. Our cars are secure, in a...More

7  Thank Loveatvz
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

My first cruise and I couldn't have been more pleased. We had 11 women in 3 cabins which I thought would be tight, but since we were hardly in there it wasn't a big deal. Jesus was an awesome room steward. I don't know how...More

2  Thank pgfan4ever
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

The port is awesome to cruise from! I have left on 5 of my 8 cruises from Galveston and not one problem!! The only problem, is that I have done all the ports from here! I hope Carnival makes some changes!!

1  Thank Qeew
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Not the best cruise I have ever had. If you are looking to cruise with royal caribbean with destination to cozumel aaahhh, jamaica sucked landed in falmouth stay on the boat or just do not go on that cruise. suppose to go to grand camins...More

1  Thank Carey L
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Went to the Port of Galveston to board the Carnival Breeze. Parking was easy and all the workers were extremely nice.

1  Thank reneas34
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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful time, staff was great and had so many activities to do, and just a place to enjoy and relax. Yes, readyyyyy for the next one....

1  Thank Brenda W
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

The Port of Galveston is really the Galveston ship channel. If you want a free day then head to Pier 21 and walk all the way to the channels edge and enjoy cargo ships, passenger ships, speed boats, Dolphins, ship building, oil rigs, and beautiful...More

2  Thank pizzauomo
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

Port was easy to drive to, paring was on site, shuttle buses to the terminals, we have platinum status so literally walked right in and got right on the ship. No wait time whatsoever. Liberty from Galveston was a FANTASTIC trip! Texans are so much...More

Thank montesmama
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Charlie H
15 April 2018|
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Response from NTSU1975 | Reviewed this property |
One factor to consider is if you are on Carnival and have a preset boarding time, then you need to allow for the time of day you are driving to Galveston and the day of the week. We had a 12:30 boarding and the traffic... More
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peppr96
26 March 2018|
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Response from Chopin K | Reviewed this property |
We usually just go for the Port of Galveston Official Parking Lots A or B. If an inclement weather is anticipated, we park at the Port of Galveston Officla Garage on Rosenberg and 25th Street. Google for info on making... More
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peppr96
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Response from Gershwin12 | Reviewed this property |
We had a rental car but as you said there is plenty of onsite parking. However depending where on the pier your ship docks it may be a long walk, so drop your luggage and any physically challenged folks by the ship first.
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