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Carnival Valor Review

4.0 / 5.0
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1462 reviews
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Great First Cruise

Review for Carnival Valor to the Western Caribbean
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First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

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Sail Date: Nov 2019

We went on this cruise with a group, which we did not book. This was my first cruise and a five day cruise was a good way to see if I liked it. I will give the pros and cons of the ship.

Pros: good food (not the buffet), fun atmosphere, entertainment is good, enough space for everyone, clean and comfortable rooms, the stateroom steward and staff were awesome, efficient in getting everyone on and off the ship.

The cons: ship is badly outdated, the best food available is extra charge, you will be nicked and dimed on everything, elevators were very slow (we mostly walked all over the ship), there are much needed repairs to parts of the ship that are cracking or peeling.

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Went to Mr. Sanchos all inclusive. For $55 a person I highly reccomend it!


This excursion was misleading. The "lazy river" is man made and you spend more time on the bus than the excursion. Disappointed.

The Valor was a bit outdated, but the staff made up for it. The pizza was amazing as was scarlett's steakhouse. The french onion soup is a must try!!! The cabin was nice and the beds were comphy. It was a great first cruise.

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