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Carnival Valor Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
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7 Night Exotic Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: April 03, 2011
Ship: Carnival Valor
Cabin Type: Suite
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 6 years ago
This was our first cruise and we had a great time. The service was generally exceptional (with the exception of a few of the food servers on Lido). There was always something to do, and the ship was very nice.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Food was okay. There wasn't much variety in the menu, and the dining room food was decent. Service was a bit slow in the dining room. The upper level of the Washinton dining room is very rocky as its right above the turbines.

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
We stayed in a suite on Empress. It was very clean and the stateroom steward was phenomenal. The deck was very large.
3 out of 5
A very average place to hang out. Stingray city was cool, but other than that this was an unremarkable port.
3 out of 5
The beach was beautiful, but the local merchants were way too pushy in their sales. It got to the point of offensive. The beach buggy excursion is pretty sketchy as its mostly highway travel and the buggys do not appear to be regularly serviced.
Don't Miss: Punta Sur
5 out of 5
Amazing.
Don't Miss: Altun Ha
5 out of 5
Out of this world.
Don't Miss: Tabyana Beach

Pros: Ports, suite, casino

Cons: Drinks were overpriced, food was just okay

Recommends Carnival Valor? Yes!

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