Almost, but Not Quite!

Carnival Valor Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Sail Date: December 01, 2011
Ship: Carnival Valor
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 6 years ago

The ship itself is great, but my wife has terrible alergy to sulfer and broke out in hives the third night in. Could be sulfer in the water? Be advised if you have a similar alergy.
Lincoln dining room cannot be accessed easily. You must change floors and walk across most of the ship; then change floors again. Bad Design!

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Lincoln Dining Room not easily accessable. From front of ship you must change floors, walk the length of ship to different elevator, and change floors again to enter. Avoid Lincoln Dining room unless your stateroom is at the aft end of ship. SULFER ALERGY? Avoid drinking the water! My wife broke out in hives third day out.


1 out of 5
VERY resque (near nudity) show girls. Should have advised passengers in advance. Two nights there were no shows at all. We have never encountered this before.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Overall very friendly and attentive.Cabin steward exceptional

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Pros: Streamlined boarding and leaving process. Much better tipping process.

Cons: Shows! None at all on 2 nights. VERY RISQUE near nudity on 2 nights, w/ no prior notice

Recommends Carnival Valor? No.

Was this review helpful?

Leave a Comment

Remember: Be polite and respectful. Our diverse community is home to members with different opinions and a broad range of cruise experiences.

* is not a booking agent or travel agency, and does not charge any service fees to users of our site. Our partners (travel agencies and cruise lines) provide prices, which we list for our users' convenience. does not guarantee any specific rates or prices. While prices are updated daily, please check with the booking site for the exact amount. is not responsible for content on external web sites.

Back to Top