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New Orleans Carnival Valor Cruise Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
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Very, very good cruise. Could've been great...
"If you're on Deck 3 and want to go anywhere else on deck 3, you have to go up over and then back down due to the way the galley and dining rooms are placed.Before I go further, I must make it clear I am a fan of the older, smaller fantasy class Carnival ships, the Elation in particular...."Read More
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Welcome to 1992

Review for Carnival Valor to Caribbean - Western

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danjo65
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

What a piece of junk! Needs refurbished, or at least fixed. I never thought it possible for a cruise ships food to be so terrible. The biscuits resembled hardtack not actual biscuits. The crew is either complete novices, or imbeciles. Dining service was cold and had no feeling. Food was terrible. The breakfast buffet was yesterday's leftovers, and the breakfast brunch in Washington dining ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Porthole


“Great Cruise Overall”

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Mynab
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

Our cousins invited us to join them for their 1st cruise and i’m so glad they did because it was once in a lifetime experience. Our cabin was so clean and we enjoyed the balcony at room 1063. Thank you to Heri for keeping our room clean and tidy. The food overall were great. We liked the burgers, sushi and the buffet. So many varieties to choose from. Always taste good and fresh. And most of ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


GREAT 5 DAY CRUISE TO MEXICO FROM NEW ORLEANS

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trevorwinalot
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Travelled from England with 4 friends to Memphis, took the Amtrack train to New Orleans and after a 3 night break boarded the Carnival Valor for 5 night cruise. If you want a fun, casual and informal cruise would recommend. Was a bit apprehensive when we first boarded and made our way to the Lido and buffet, it was so busy but once we were in our cabins and got settled into sealife we had a ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Can a cruise on the Valor get better than great?

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ccand7
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My wife and I had been on this ship in September and it was one of our best cruises. We booked a balcony cabin on deck 10. Some are concerned about the noise from the LIdo deck when you book in this location, but we didn't find it to be a problem on this cruise or the last (on the same deck). Last cruise on the Valor in September, we never made it to the main dining room, but we made a point ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


Don’t sail with Carnival

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JenWillis
First Time Cruiser • Age Under 20

My husband and I just went on our honeymoon to Mexico on the Carnival Valor. The service provided by the crew was absolutely amazing but there are things to know about the cruise itself before deciding to go. My biggest problem was all the hidden fees. Before we even got on the ship they took a $100 deposit out of our account and then after the cruise is over you have to pay for expensive ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Interior


Very, very good cruise. Could've been great...

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draggonsgate
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Embarkation/debarkation. No complaints. New Orleans has this down pat. Carnival should take what NOLA does and clone it for all their other ports. Ship. Before I go further, I must make it clear I am a fan of the older, smaller fantasy class Carnival ships, the Elation in particular.The Valor. My first time aboard her. She is a pretty ship. Decor is less 70's Vegas than the fantasy class, which ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


The Walmart and Golden Corral of cruising

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dawill4
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

The food was terrible in both the dining room and Lido buffet/cafeteria. The menu's were virtually the same. It felt like I was eating at the Golden Corral or Hometown buffet. I couldn't wait to get off and eat airport food. We gave up on the dining room because no matter how many times we asked (and this happened to others) we couldn't get things we asked for like butter. I finally gave up trying ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Interior with Picture Window (obstructed views)


Good Value

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Antioch116
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

I choose this cruise for a mommy and daughter's birthday present. Embarkation was a BREEZE!! Once aboard, we immediately grabbed something to eat from Guy's burgers. Yes, it is soo good. As we walked around the ship, we found the layout was weird on certain floors. We could not get into our cabin until exactly 1:30 pm which was fine by me. Our cabin was nice, clean and dated, but you get what you ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View


First Cruise

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Tonya46
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

The cruise ship was spotless and the people that work on that ship were all so nice. This was our first time going on a cruise and we loved it. It is like a whole small town on a ship. It was so amazing and relaxing.We had a wonderful time. Our housekeeper Alexander was wonder and kept our room clean and also Lady Bingo was great(we played bingo the whole weekend). Kevin the director was also a ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Interior Upper/Lower


Not that exciting...

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Colette Marie
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose the cruise to have a fun New Year's Eve and relax after the business of the holidays... We didn't expect a lot because we've cruised with Carnival before, but it was available and close to home. There was nothing exceptional about the cruise. Our room only got cleaned in the morning (no night time turn down with chocolate on the pillow), no extra special touches at all. The food in the ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


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