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Carnival Valor Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall Rating:

2 out of 5
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7 Night Western Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)
Sail Date: March 05, 2016
Ship: Carnival Valor
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 6454
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago

We booked this cruise as a whim, only about 10 days before sailing.  We were giving late dining and told we could change it on the ship.  My husbands medical condition, will not allow him to eat dinner that late.  Once on the boat they could not make any accomadation for him.  So we ate at the Buffet for the duration of the cruise.  Basically, the food sucks.  Very little variation, and salt is the main ingredient.

Food and Dining

1 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Its the same old things, and not much of it. You would think they could come up with more than bingo and trivia.


3 out of 5
Same old tired shows, the PG comedians are usually really funny.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Our room steward was great. Never forget any request and was very helpful! Others, couldnt be bothered with even a hello.

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
Its good that its going into dry dock.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5

Ship Tip

These are budget boats. This is also a party boat. The Mardi Gra party goes well onto 1 am in the morning. Screaming, yelling. It is very very loud, they arent sleeping, therefore you do not need to sleep. People making wolf calls in the halls. People arguing next door. Thin walls.

5 out of 5
5 out of 5
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