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Carnival Valor Cruise Review

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 12

Overall rating:

4.8 out of 5
Carnival Valor

4 Night Western Caribbean (New Orleans Roundtrip)

Sail date: August 08, 2019

Ship: Carnival Valor

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 2396

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Very relaxing. Not enough time to do everything on a 4 day cruise. Overall Great experience 😍😍

Embarkation

4 out of 5
Very long experience, somewhat unorganized. We were expected to go thru multiple *mazes to each point, while being yelled at by employees to keep moving. It was better for some, those that have limited mobility not so much!

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Redfrog Pub

5 out of 5

The live band group Overpriced Sombreros definitely made a good impression.

Guy's Burger Joint

5 out of 5

Toppings bar made this go very smoothly and quicker lines!

Eagles Aft Lounge

5 out of 5

Grand Buffet

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Pools did not have steps. Plenty of lounge chairs.

Argonaut Pool

4 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5
I highly recommend the evening shows in the Ivanhoe theater. We were a group of 9 ages 19-56 and we all enjoyed the shows!

Ivanhoe Theater

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Staff was always polite. Steward would always mention us by name! Gregson was awesome!!

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Older ship but always something in the design to discuss or explore. Always someone cleaning.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Pretty roomy for 3 people. Unpack and store suitcases in closet or under bed for more room.

Ship tip

Pillows and covers were very comfy. No need to bring unneccessary items... hangers, room deodorizer, canned drinks etc.. bubbles pkg is definitely worth the price. You will drink enough for it to be worth the money. Bottles of water 1.50 soft drinks 2.95

Ports of call

Cozumel, Mexico

5 out of 5
Mr. Sanchos was A+++ The shops outside of the port have better prices. Very amusing and CLEAN

New Orleans, Louisiana

5 out of 5
Very scenic

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Much smoother than embarkation!

Traveler Photos

Guy's Burger joint is well worth the wait. Mr. Sanchos Swings at the bar @ Mr. Sanchos Meet/ Greet with Chapo.
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