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Carnival Valor Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
Carnival Valor
7 Night Western Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)
Sail Date: October 31, 2015
Ship: Carnival Valor
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 8312
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 2 years ago

We chose the Steakhouse for the first night to avoid the crazy first night in the main dining room.  Steakhouse was excellent in all respects.  For the balance of days we dined at the buffets (and the main dining room only twice) as food was not that good and menu was blah.  So we ate at the Steakhouse again and once again, it was excellent in all respects.  Not enough variety shows; used crew members for some and the comedy club repeated the same shows from evening to evening.  Ships crew, and especially our steward were polite and very accomodating.  There was a ship-wide announcement our last day at sea informing us that the RC ship traveling near us had a man overboard emergency.  That was very disturbing and could have been left unsaid.  Othersise we enjoyed ourselves.

Food and Dining

Except for Steakhouse which was excellent but for an additional fee.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


3 out of 5

Children's Programs

No children with us

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Cabin was cleaned twice daily and new towel animals left for us. One bed was ok but my bed developed a loose spring for the last two nights.

Ship Tip

First time on Carnival so will reserve until I try another cruise with them.

3 out of 5
Grab a ride with the bike taxis as the walk to the excursions is long. Only 10 buck donation as it was referred to. And hot, hot, hot.
3 out of 5
Very hot and I am a Floridian.
3 out of 5
Very hot and I am a Floridian
3 out of 5
Very hot and I am a Floridian
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