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Port of Galveston

123 Rosenberg Drive, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
+1 409-765-9321
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Ok arriving but leaving was a nightmare

We had to go through customs before leaving the ship and spent over a hour in line. Then when we... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Mary V
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Horrible experience

Our group recently sailed the Liberty of the Seas and had a great experience on the ship but... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Elizabeth P
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Chicago, Illinois
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
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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 17 April 2017

We had to go through customs before leaving the ship and spent over a hour in line. Then when we got outside thinking we were going to get a taxi quickly, there was a long line waiting for taxis with none in sight and spent...More

1  Thank Mary V
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Our group recently sailed the Liberty of the Seas and had a great experience on the ship but horrible experience getting on and off the ship. Clearly this port is not capable of handling two large ships at the same time. We sat in traffic...More

1  Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Only passed through here to get on a ship for a 7 day cruise. Really didn't see much of the town or spend any time here, but we were able to fly into Houston, then catch a ride to the port for departure. It was...More

Thank tnvol93
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The boat, Carnival Magic, is an amazing boat with wonderful crew and staff. We went to 4 great stops, Amber Cove, St. Thomas, San Juan, and Grand Turks. We had a wonderful time at all of the ports as well as on the boat with...More

1  Thank deefrombama
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Maybe the least attractive port we've cruised out of. To it's credit, we did move through boarding very quickly (we are frequent flyers, though). Warning - my beloved state of Texas charges a stiff import fee on all cigarettes brought back.No allowances.

1  Thank Jim R
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We had an absolute disaster of a time trying to get to our next destination after disembarking from the Carnival Breeze cruise ship. We had to wait in the taxi line for almost 3 hours to get a taxi, in the hot sun, and we...More

1  Thank LindaOOOXXX
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Lots of signage, easy to get around. The place is so enormous. The luggage porters are extremely helpful!

1  Thank AmbrosiaDawn87
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We always leave out of Miami and thought we would change it up. We left on Carnival Freedom. It seemed congested and much slower and chaotic on both our departure and arrival. Port authority did not let our ship into port upon our arrival due...More

2  Thank monnie377
Reviewed 8 February 2017

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.

1  Thank leemarie68
Reviewed 6 February 2017

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,...More

4  Thank Anthony W
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Yasmiena27
21 July 2017|
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Response from Jim R | Reviewed this property |
If you are driving in the day of the cruise, the parking adjacent to the cruise terminal mentioned by Angela is the easiest and works quite well. Follow your instructions to the ship and then they will direct you to the... More
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RetiredOhioTravelers
19 June 2017|
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Response from wrigley1980 | Reviewed this property |
Yeah there is off site parking that will shuttle you to the ship. But I'd park right at the Port. Like $10.00 a day
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CWtravels42
31 March 2017|
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Response from MarkCSyd | Reviewed this property |
Yes a number of them, about 60 minutes.
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