Could have been better

Carnival Valor Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Exotic Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: April 19, 2009
Ship: Carnival Valor
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 9 years ago
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.

Food and Dining

1 out of 5


5 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
3 out of 5
Sting Ray city. Pretty much a once in a lifetime event.
3 out of 5
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!
5 out of 5
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!
5 out of 5
Always good shopping and enjoyed Margarittaville. They strive to entertain while offering drinks and dining.

Pros: The ports were great!

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

Recommends Carnival Valor? No.

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