Not what I expected.

Carnival Valor Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 16

Overall rating:

2.3 out of 5
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Carnival Valor

5 Night Western Caribbean (Galveston Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 18, 2019

Ship: Carnival Valor

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 6471

Traveled as: Family (young children)

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Coming from Royal Caribbean’s independence of the sea...I expected more in service, variety, cleanliness.


4 out of 5
Surprisingly fast, maybe due to off season.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
Poor quality, menu was repetitive.

Onboard Activities

2 out of 5
The water slides were shut down, the outside activities were dated and worn.


2 out of 5

Children's Programs

2 out of 5
Bored and old.

Service and Staff

2 out of 5
The casino staff were extremely rude.

Ship Quality

2 out of 5
Not thoroughly thought out, high traffic areas and not properly marked. Dated as well.

Cabin / Stateroom

2 out of 5
Dated, small and very cramped. Smelled of mold and mildewed.

Ship tip

Be prepared to not be impressed.

Ports of call

Galveston, Texas

3 out of 5

Cozumel, Mexico

2 out of 5
Felt harassed by the vendors.

Progreso (Merida), Mexico

4 out of 5
I enojoyed the shopping and scenery.


4 out of 5
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