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Address: 123 Rosenberg Drive, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
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Port of Galveston is one of the easiest ports to be able to get on a cruise. The wait is never long. We have always been on the ship by 11 or 11:30.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Paola Ks
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Port of Galveston is one of the easiest ports to be able to get on a cruise. The wait is never long. We have always been on the ship by 11 or 11:30.

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Grinnell
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently Cruised on the Carnival Breeze from this port. We parked at Galveston Park N Cruise, which was top notch, they provided transport on golf carts for luggage and people to the street corner directly across from the port. We rolled bags across to port, immediately grabbed a porter (TIP - do this makes life 100% easier), they tagged bags,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Need more parking and cheaper prices. More Passport Control Officers as processing was slow (1 hour to pass through terminal on way home)

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Independence, Missouri
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There wasn't a whole lot to do, in my opinion. But it was a nice place to visit and see the view. We ported there for a cruise we went on, so didn't have much time to spend there, anyway.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a cruise on the Carnival Breeze. I was pleasantly surprised how quickly the process went. Check in was very smooth and the staff was very friendly! Debarkation off of the cruise ship was a little slow, but Customs has to follow certain protocols and it was understandable. I will sail out of Galveston again!

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Arlington, Texas
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112 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This port is rather ugly and dated, and it's a long walk from your parking lot for the cruise if the shuttles are busy. We sailed on a Carnival cruise, and the Port of Galveston shut down completely due to fog as we tried to return it port. This is part of life, but even though they finally allowed us... More 

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San Diego, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Fog closed the port on our embark day. Carnival fail to keep us informed. We finally heard at 8 pm that we were on our own to make arrangements for the night. 3,000 people looking for lodging in Galveston forced us 35 miles away. Repeated calls to Carnival finally got us a PARTIAL refund with us paying a VERY expensive... More 

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Ohio
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

I have cruised out of 5 ports in the United States and this is the worst place I ever cruised out of. They DO NOT ALLOW all cabs or transportation into the cruise port if they don't have a license or have paid some sort of fee to the port. You have to be dropped off across the street and... More 

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

We had a fantastic vacation from the Port of Galveston on Carnival Valor. Getting in an out of the port was quick; luggage drop off was a breeze; great service by the port staff. Great place to hang out and the restaurants and shops near the cruise ships are really cool. We stayed at the Harbor House which is less... More 

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Albany, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Fog caused the port to close and we boarded our ship 4 hours late. Boarding was a zoo but we got through it fairly quickly. The personnel were very helpful and friendly. The port then close for 21 hours so we were stuck on a ship in the Port. There are very strict rules in Texas so only half the... More 

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