February 2017 - Carnival Valor to Caribbean - Western
I had originally booked a 5-day cruise out of Galveston that was supposed to depart on 11/6/16, however, due to mechanical failure Carnival had to cancel it. We were given a full refund, PLUS an identical trip gratis. Can't complain about that.
There was some confusion about dinner the first night. My mom who uses oxygen 24/7 and a walker cannot move fast or far so when we went to dinner and were told we were at the wrong dining room twice, it was quite frustrating. I was able to change our dining arrangements and there were no more issues with dinner from there.
I had cabin #6481 and knew that it had an oversized balcony and I was not disappointed! The room itself was spacious and I had two windows instead of one for lots of natural light.
My only real disappointment was that they were do some sort of painting somewhere on the ship and I could smell the fumes prominently in my room. Also, as it is 2017, I was surprised to find that the whole casino was a smoking and not just one designated area.
Overall, I had a very nice time and would take the same cruise again.