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Carnival Valor Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

Carnival
Carnival Valor
Destination
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Traveler rating

Excellent

72

Very Good

31

Average

21

Poor

10

Terrible

7

Cruise type

Family Cruises

472

Romantic Cruises

144

Entertainment Cruises

60

Senior Cruises

51

First-Time Cruisers

51

144 Carnival Valor Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews


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tmlane

4 Reviews Written

76 Helpful Votes

River Cruise and a Sea Cruise

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Cruise: Carnival Valor, 2019-09-09, from New Orleans Summary: not quite a five star cruise, let's call it four and a half. The good things were great, while the worst were merely mediocre. Us: 60+ retired ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Nuttienurse

1 Review Written

Nothing special

We choose this cruise as a last minute get away. It was very crowded lots of unsupervised children. My husband was in a hot tub but got taken over by children and got mug shots by parents.. he was only adult. The ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Rgs345

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Would NOT do it again

We chose this cruise because we wanted to sail from New Orleans and we wanted to cruise during our anniversary. We know Carnival has a reputation for loud partiers, but we thought getting a balcony cabin would help ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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vtovar

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Had a fun and exciting first cruise.

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 ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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bbbwc15

1 Review Written

Best first cruise ever!

This was our first cruise and we decided to go without the kids. We both had the best time! The ship was very clean and everyone on board was incredibly nice and considerate. We left out of Galveston which is not ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Xtentions

4 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Our First Cruise

This was our first cruise and we are hooked. We had such a wonderful time. The ship was awesome we quickly learned the layout. The food was great we were not disappointed and ate way too much. All of the ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Elliotts

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Couples Massage Made the Cruise Better

My wife and I travel regularly, however Cruises are not our primary choice. We joined some friends/business partners for an excursion recently on a 5 day cruise to Cozumel. The highlight of our cruise was our ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Marty Ley

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Our Steward "Made" made our cruise absolutely WONDERFUL!!

This cruise was celebrating our 36th Wedding Anniversary. And, we were not disappointed. We chose cabin 1103 by the Spa. Which was an excellent choice. The balcony and room were perfect for two people. And, best of ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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grandpacobra

4 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Valor from Galvez to Mexico

we wanted to visit Chichen Itza boarding was fast in the terminal at 10:30 to waiting area with coffee, juice and cookies 11:30 on ship new deal is sail and sign is waiting in your room and you use your ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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newcruisers1018

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Carnival Valor October 2018

We decided to go on our first cruise to celebrate our 5 year wedding anniversary. We really enjoyed it. The ship is very nice and the crew is beyond excellent. Our stateroom steward was Komang and he was great. He ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Sarahmarie0725

1 Review Written

HORRIBLE

My father in law paid for my husband and I to go on a cruise since we have not had a vacation in about 4 years, since our honeymoon. We left our 3 kids at home and we were ready to party and have a good time! We got ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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chelsealynae

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great First Cruise

My husband and I booked our cruise pretty last minute on a whim. I'd never been on a cruise so we did lot of research ahead of time to ensure we were well prepared and had realistic expectations. We went in with ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Lickytla1

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Good cruise

Went on a 4 day cruise to Cozumel. The food on board was ok. Typical cafeteria food. The casino was bigger on this ship. Our balcony stateroom was ok. The balcony door never shut all the way. The wind kept whistling ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Stryker2132

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Pretty close to perfect

After hours and hours of research, reviews, and videos our cruise has come and gone; now its time for my take on this 5 day adventure. My wife and I have been on a NCL 7 day Caribbean cruise before but this was the ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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nessachelle

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

In love with cruising

Embarkation was very smooth. Had an 11:30 arrival time and was on the ship by 11:47. The Ship was clean and even with a sold out cruise it never really felt crowded. Lines for food an entertainment were short and ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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dakotateri

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Great cruise except for weather!!!

We wanted a shorter but not 3 day cruise and to different places other than long beach port. Got to go with friends for first time and it was great to have people t do things with when hubby wanted to lounge on ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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davehtx

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

It's a big ship but it doesn't feel that way

We were looking for an anniversary cruise for the end of December. This 5 day cruise to Cozumel and Progreso fit our schedules and was a welcome break from the cold. We had a balcony cabin and the only complaint ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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boltfamokc

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Disappointed with Carnival Valor

Our previous 8 cruises have been with Princess and have been mostly pleased with each one. This time we decided to try Carnival due our short drive from Houston to Galveston to catch the cruise as well as the 4-day ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Lorrising

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Just not cruisers!

We chose this cruise because it was affordable, the home port was within an hour of our house and we were celebrating a special event. The decor was pretty tacky but in good repair and everywhere we went on the ship ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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courtlynndear

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing first time

We booked our first cruise on this ship on a whim because the balcony price was too good to pass up. We had an absolute great time and now we're cruisers for life! We ran on time and staff and food was great. There ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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rla5d1

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Loved it!!

Loved this cruise! All of the staff were awesome - very helpful and friendly! Ate 3 nights in the MDR. Food was very good and the staff was awesome. We went to the 2 main shows, which were good. Singing ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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smithcarla75495

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

1st time cruisers

Overall our cruise was very good! My goal is go on an Alaskan cruise but I get motion sickness so I booked this cruise to try it out and for my husband's 60th birthday. He has never wanted to go on a cruise so it ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Melissa Meeks

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Love the staff on Carnival Valor

We were stuck in the ocean during Harvey and the staff on the Valor was wonderful from beginning to the end. This was our 2nd trip on the Valor, !st one was in march 2017 for our honey moon. We enjoyed the Valor and ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Michael Bua

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Carnival Valor Staff Went Above And Beyond Our Expectations

My family decided to take a cruise for the first time during 8/21-8/26 a time when we didn't put much thought into having one of the worst hurricanes to hit Houston in a 100 years be the week we were to take our ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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uncombedfro

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise For Our Very 1st Cruise

This was our 1st cruise. So we didn't know what to expect, outside of friends and family who have cruised before telling us...they guarantee it won't be our last cruise. They were so right. The staff was great. ...
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Sail Date May 2017


Carnival Valor Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.2
Dining4.04
Entertainment4.03.8
Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.03.9
Family4.04
Enrichment2.03.5
Service5.04.2
Value For Money5.04.1
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