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Carnival Valor Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

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

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Sail Date: September 01, 2013
Ship: Carnival Valor
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 4 years ago

Generally\, an okay trip. Dependable service from Carnival. Food was good except the selection of desserts was downgraded from our last cruise. The cabin we were in was near a toilet with low water pressure so every time someone flushed there was a high pitch whine. Our family was in a cabin next to noisy neighbors who were affronted when security asked them to quiet down and so did not comply. But off the ship\, the islands we visited were nice except for the stray\, starving dogs and cats we saw.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5


3 out of 5
Aldo\, the guitar player\, was brilliant! He was a highlight of our cruise.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
All of the serving staff in the dining room including Anny\, Andreya\, and Gusti were a pleasure to see every night. Maintenance changed a light bulb within minutes. But guest services promised to look into the toilet whining and never did and also never followed up.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5
Both of our staterooms had unique issues--whining toilets or noisy neighbors.

Pros: The islands we visited were great. It was easy and convenient to find things to do.

Cons: There were starving dogs and cats at the beaches. On board dinner seating was challenging. Some maintenance issues.

Recommends Carnival Valor? Yes!

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