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Carnival Valor Review

Carnival Cruise Lines
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  • Overall Rating: 4.0-stars 4.0
  • Expert Rating:3.5-stars 3.5
  • Traveler Rating:4.0-stars 3.8
    • Couples: 3.8
    • Families w/ young children: 3.6
    • Families w/ older children: 3.9
    • Singles/Friends: 3.6
    • Groups: 3.9
  • Health Rating:
    4.5
    4.5
  • Price: $$$$
  • Year Built: 2004
  • Refurbished: 2011
  • Ship Size: L
  • Total Cabins: 1,492
  • Restaurants: 4
  • Pools: 4

How it Ranks: Carnival Valor ranks #6 out of 24 Carnival Cruise Lines Cruise Ships based on an analysis of expert and user ratings, as well as health ratings.

Come aboard the Carnival Valor and explore the adventurous world of heroes and heroics, the inspirational theme of the ship. Enjoy dining options such as themed restaurants and buffets with everything from burgers to Italian delights, or the elegant dining rooms offering both traditional and international cuisine. Lounge on deck, then cool off in one of four swimming pools, or get a relaxing treatment at Spa Carnival. Kids will love the spiral waterslide and Camp Carnival's supervised games and activities, while teens hang out in a club designed just for them. After a day in port, relax in one of 22 lounges, catch a Vegas-style show or try your luck in one of the largest casinos at sea.

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Carnival Valor Cabins

Carnival Valor offers a wide range of accommodation options. Browse cabins to find the stateroom that suits your needs.

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Carnival Valor Deck Plans

Carnival Valor contains 13 decks. Find out which features are available on each Carnival Valor deck.

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Disclaimers about ship ratings: A ship's Health Rating is based on vessel inspection scores published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). If a ship did not receive a CDC score within 24 months prior to the calculation of its Overall Rating, its Health Rating appears as N/A; in such a case, the ship's Overall Rating is calculated using the average Health Rating of all CDC-rated ships within the cruise line. All ship Traveler Ratings are based on ratings provided under license by Cruiseline.com.