For 1st time cruise we had a blast

Carnival Valor Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 19

Overall rating:

4.5 out of 5
Carnival Valor

5 Night Western Caribbean (Galveston Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 18, 2019

Ship: Carnival Valor

Cabin type: Balcony

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

This was our first cruise and we had a blast . Have already booked another for next year


5 out of 5
It went well . Had FTTF

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Guys was Great, Rosie’s was also great, the Scarlett steakhouse was excellent

Lincoln Dining Room

4 out of 5

We went here once and food was great . We was going to go a second night and changed our mind and settled for Rosies

Guy's Burger Joint

5 out of 5

Burgers were great

Rosie's Restaurant

5 out of 5

For being a Buffet this ended up being our go to place most of the time . Close to room and convenient

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
We mainly walked around and took in everything . Overwhelmed by size of boat

Shogun Club Casino

5 out of 5

We just played the slots . Spent a lot of money but no regrets . We had a good time . That’s what vacation is fir


5 out of 5
We really had a good time seeing all the shows at Ivanhoe. Kevin is a great Director and the performers are very talented. Excellent shows

Ivanhoe Theater

5 out of 5

We went to a lot of the shows . A lot of talent. Love and Marriage was great

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
No kids

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Our room Steward was excellent ( Artha) we walked into Lincoln restaurant once lost and waiter kinda got rude saying they were closed. That was our anytime dine spot so after that we didn’t go back there

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Everything we saw was very well kept

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Room was fantastic

Ship tip

Be ready for lots of walking

Ports of call

Galveston, Texas

4 out of 5
We just did sightseeing here. Been here before

Cozumel, Mexico

5 out of 5
We just shopped and looked and spent lots of money on souvenirs. No excursions

Progreso (Merida), Mexico

3 out of 5
We didn’t care Progresso much . All the merchants were very pushy. Would’ve bought more if they would’ve just let us look a bit instead of trying to push stuff on you


5 out of 5
We were off boat and in our truck headed home by 1030 am . We had FTTF and a great Porter
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