Carnival Valor Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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7+ cruises


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3 out of 5

Could have been better

Sail Date: April 19, 2009

Reviewed: 7 years ago

Traveled As: Family w/older children

Room Type: Inside

The ship offerred many areas to relax and enjoy however the overall decor I found to be a bit vulgar. It had an Americana theme which ended up being a bit Betsy Ross meets Las Vegas. My room was very noisey, or should I say lacked any sound insulation? We could hear those in rooms around us, the buzzing of the elevator, the hall being vacuumed every morning at 8:00 a.m., and people walking & talking down the hall. We chose this ship because we were led to believe that the would have movies playing during the day, much like Princess does. This was NOT the case. Each day around 4ish they did show a biography/concert of James Brown, Brittany Spears and a few others. Very dissappointing.

Pros: The ports were great!

Cons: The food was a dissappointment as well as the noise and lines onboard

Recommends Carnival Valor? No.

Food and Dining
Ship Quality
Cabin / Stateroom
Service and Staff
George Town, Grand Cayman
Sting Ray city. Pretty much a once in a lifetime event.
Belize City, Belize
Great snorkling. I've done it a Goffs Cay before but this time was at the Reef and it is MUCH better. Wonderful selection of colorful fish is many sizes and colors and the coral is fabulous: not just white and brown but bright purple and yellow as well!
Coxen Hole, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras
Enjoyed Tabyanna Beach. Currently this Island is not very developed and shopping and dining are pretty scare but it's a lush setting with pristine waters!
Cozumel, Mexico
Always good shopping and enjoyed Margarittaville. They strive to entertain while offering drinks and dining.

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