Poor Experience

Carnival Valor Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall Rating:

2 out of 5
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7 Night Southern Caribbean (San Juan Roundtrip)
Sail Date: December 15, 2013
Ship: Carnival Valor
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 8336
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 4 years ago

My experience in the Carnival Valor was not up to par with the standards I usually expect with Carnival cruise lines.  Being that I travel with Carnival frequently I have grown accustom to a certain level of hospitality, which this cruise failed to live up to.  The ship must have been short staff as there was always a 30min wait in the buffet line for food (because of lack of food) which seems to be strange.  Also during our dining experience for the entire 7 days on the trip the formal dining room could NOT find one way to accommodate our large party of 15 we were constantly forced to sit at different tables.  I totally understand that a party of 15 is hard to accommodate but on a 7 day cruise I just feel that one day they could have made some sort of accommodation so that we could enjoy our family cruise together and experience thing s as a family.  This trip was definitely a turn off to Carnival Cruise line and was very disappointing.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


3 out of 5

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
5 out of 5
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