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Galveston Carnival Valor Cruise Reviews

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Dirty ship

Review for Carnival Valor to Caribbean - Western

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Firefighter 1964

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

My husband and I cruised on this ship on its last cruise out of Galveston in May 2019. I was very dirty and the ship was very unkept! The food was poor and the buffet lines wrapped all the way around the cafeteria. Carnival cruise line desperately needs to overhaul this ship and do some cleaning. Outside of ship was even nasty. Rusted in many places. Duct tape even ran along the staircase ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Interior Upper/Lower


Great first cruise

Review for Carnival Valor to Caribbean - Western

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mzbarajas

First Time Cruiser

Age 40s

Girls trip, party of four. We had a check in time of 1130 and arrived at the port about 1045. We decided not to get faster to the fun when booking our cruise. We were happy we did not. Embarkation was a breeze. We walked through most of the line until we reached the top floor where we were assigned a section. We had section 4. It was not quite 1130 yet so we sat for approximately 20 minutes until ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


Amazing

Review for Carnival Valor to Caribbean - Western

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jessyvercher

2-5 Cruises

Age 20s

Martin the club 02 leader made the cruise for all of teens so memorable he is such a great leader and makes everyone feel at home! He made all of us so close in just 4 days of our crusie! It was a fun and memorable crusie because of Martin! He made it very fun of games and great bonding time! Tj the crusie director was great! He was super fun and always saw him interacting with us everywhere! I ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony


Best cruise ever

Review for Carnival Valor to Caribbean - Western

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Space cadet 53

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

I was really impressed with the cruise ship Valor. It was clean, food was the best I have had on a cruise in a long time, the wait staff were prompt, courteous, could communicate very well, food in mdr was always very good, steak house was excellent, my room was very clean, the porter made sure I had 2 ice buckets filled, the casino staff were exceptional always coming up to me to see if I was ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with disabled person


Discount cruise experience

Review for Carnival Valor to Caribbean - Western

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remistuff

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

I chose this cruise for the price, short duration of trip, and departure port. It was the most boring vacation i've ever had. First of the positives: food was ok, you really should go hungry on the ship. Lots of food options. 2) Room was spacious and ship was clean. 3) Ship sailed on time and arrived on time at destinations. 4) Good excursion options. Negatives: 1) Very old ship. Stinky, ...
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Sail Date: March 2019


Best cruise we’ve been on

Review for Carnival Valor to Caribbean - Western

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Jwkhris

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

Our cruise was as fun and enjoyable as our first one! The Park West team with the art auctions were great! It was our first ever auction at sea and even though we weren’t planning on leaving owning artwork, we did! Matty, Sasha, Ravi, Reece, Bianca and Zoe made our introduction into art collecting memorable. We look forward to seeing them again! The Washington dining staff (Kadek, Rodrigo and ...
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Sail Date: March 2019


Don't book on Carnival ship Valor

Review for Carnival Valor to Panama Canal & Central America

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Roseboyd

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Taking a cruise to the Panama Canal was on our bucket list however this ship is a rust bucket that has not been updated since it's inaugural voyage and it shows ! The entertainment is done by the same six people for every night, and is horrible. Every show ended with fewer show goers than it started with. Since Carnival has added the "tips" to your bill -- the service has significantly ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


Panama Canal Partial Transit 28 Feb to 09 Mar 2019

Review for Carnival Valor to Panama Canal & Central America

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BroncoBill2015

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

Overall the cruise was very good. The dining room service (Komang) and room steward (Andre) were exceptional. Embarkation was hampered by fog and the Carnival representatives at Houston Hobby did a good job of keeping order and organizing the shuttle to Galveston. Processing at the Galveston terminal went smoothly. Although the crew had a short turnaround time, our cabin was ready when we ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Had a fun and exciting first cruise.

Review for Carnival Valor to Caribbean - Western

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vtovar

First Time Cruiser

Age 30s

I chose this cruise first because I found a really good deal on it and the second this is it was close enough to home we could drive. My husband and I had a lot of fun, we did have a few hiccups along the way but nothing that caused our vacation to be ruined. Traveling this trip was only my husband and myself, we were on Carnivals Valor. Our embarkationwas very smooth, We arrived at the ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Interior Upper/Lower


Overall nice cruise

Review for Carnival Valor to Caribbean - Western

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dardar14701

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We had one of the cheapest rooms available on the 7th floor, kind of near the elevators and the room was just fine since all u do is sleep and shower there. the room was good size considering and our room attendant Pen was very nice and gave me the extras that I requested like extra pillows and towels. Over all the ship, even though it was an older ship it was still in good shape and kept very ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


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