All in all a pretty good cruise!

Carnival Valor Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: October 21, 2007
Ship: Carnival Valor
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 10 years ago

This is my 4th cruise three of which have been on Carnival. For the money, Carnival does a great job. The food is good, but not blow your mind great. The booze is reasonably priced if you don't drink wine. And and after you get over the fact that they will weasel cash out of you at every chance, it's a fun time. On this cruise, we happened to be on the 6th level in the rear of the ship. If you enjoy your sleep, I wouldn't get a room in the back of this ship regardless of the deck level! The engine moaned, groaned and vibrated all night long. It was awful. We met folks who had rooms toward the front of the ship and they had no problems.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
The buffets were very good. The sit down dinner wasn't worth the amount of time it took to complete (like 2 hours with all 4 courses)


5 out of 5
Lots to do!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
All staff on all cruises are always very nice!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
This is a newer ship that is laid out very nicley.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
We always get the least expensive room cause we like to have fun at the ports and Carnival has the most spacious rooms (for a cruise ship) for the money!
5 out of 5
Wow! This is an awesome place!
Don't Miss: Take the $25 "taxi tour". it's the best $25 I've ever spent on a cruise!
1 out of 5
If you don't like to shop, stay on the boat!
Don't Miss: Atlattis maybe?
3 out of 5
Lots of shopping (as usual) and some cool places to chill with a beverage and a beach chair.
Don't Miss: none

Pros: The spacious room (we got an economical inside cabin on the 6th level)

Cons: Because we were in the rear of the ship, you can feel the boat engine vibrate in the room all night long!

Recommends Carnival Valor? Yes!

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