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Carnival Valor (VA) Ship Features and Public Areas

Published 03/12/2015 06:31 PM   |    Updated 09/19/2018 04:08 PM

DECK 3

Ivanhoe Theater
Location: Lobby Deck 3 – forward / Atlantic Deck 4 – forward / Promenade Deck 5 -forward
Hours: hours vary depending on the activities scheduled

  • Main Show Lounge
  • Playlist Productions (scenic) 
  • Fly-On entertainment
  • Bingo ($)
  • Talks and seminars
  • Audience participation games
  • Dance classes
  • Midnight shows
  • Hasbro, The Game Show
  • Towel Animal Theater
  • Beverage service ($)


Guest Services
Location: Lobby Deck 3 - midship
Hours: open 24 hours

  • Information Desk (formerly Purser's Information Desk)
  • General information and inquiries
  • Information for International guests (verbal and in print)
  • Financial transactions
  • Lost and found
  • Safe boxes
  • Information on ports-of-call and shore excursions
  • Purchase of shore excursions ($)


Carnival Adventures
Location: Lobby Deck 3 - midship
Hours: hours are posted in the Fun Times newsletter

  • Formerly, the Shore Excursion Desk: Provide information and purchase of shore excursions and golf excursions ($)
  • Provide information on ports-of-call
  • Provide information on our ships and itineraries and how to get the best deal on a future cruise (Future Cruise Vacation program $

 

American Lobby
Location: Lobby Deck 3 - midship
Hours: hours vary depending on the activities scheduled

  • Lobby Lounge and Lobby Bar
  • Entrance to the ship
  • Seating area
  • Live music in afternoons and nightly
  • Dance floor
  • Beverage service ($)

 


John Paul Jones Art Gallery
Location: Lobby Deck 3 - midship
Hours: hours vary depending on the activities scheduled

  • Art Gallery and Art Auction Program
  • Large collection of art work on display
  • Opportunity for guests to acquire original works of art at a great discount through art auctions ($)


Betsy Ross Room
Location: Lobby Deck 3 - midship

  • Dining Room Annex


Lincoln Dining Room
Location: Lobby Deck 3 – midship / Atlantic Deck 4 - midship

  • Midship Main Dining Room
  • Sit-down waiter service
  • Open nightly for dinner
    • 'Your Time’ open seating: 5:45pm-9:30pm (Deck 3)
    • Assigned dining: 6:00pm and 8:15pm (Deck 4)

 

Washington Dining Room
Location: Lobby Deck 3 – aft / Atlantic Deck 4 - aft

  • Aft Main Dining Room
  • Sit-down waiter service
  • Sea Days: open seating brunch: 8:30am-1:00pm (Deck 3)
  • Port Days: open seating breakfast: 7:30am-9:30am; hours may vary due to port arrival (Deck 3)
  • Open nightly for dinner (Deck 3/Deck 4)
    • Assigned dining: 6:00pm and 8:15pm


DECK 4

Iliad Library
Location: Atlantic Deck 4 - midship
Hours: open 24 hours

  • The Library features a wide selection of books and stock full of games


Circle "C"
Location: Atlantic Deck 4 - midship
Hours: hours vary depending on the activities scheduled

  • Teen Club for 12-14 year olds


Pixels Photo Gallery and Dreams Studio

Location: Atlantic Deck 4 - midship
Hours: hours are posted in the Fun Times newsletter

  • Our friendly staff of photographers take candid and posed shots throughout the cruise, capturing many fun memorable moments; photos are displayed daily for purchase ($)
  • The Photo Gallery offers a wide range of cameras, supplies and photo albums for purchase ($)
  • Dreams Studio: Our elite team of professional photographers offer an exclusive, custom photo shoot around the ship or in port; images are captured and edited to create a finished story book unique to the guest ($)

 

Club O2
Location: Atlantic Deck 4 - midship
Hours: hours vary depending on the activities scheduled

  • Teen Club for 15-17 year olds


Winston's Bar
Location: Atlantic Deck 4 - midship
Hours: hours vary depending on the activities scheduled

  • Beverage service ($)


DECK 5

Automatic Teller Machine (ATM)
Location: Promenade Deck 5 - midship
Hours: open 24 hours

  • Withdraw funds and make balance inquiries
  • Fee per transaction ($)


The Fun Shops
Location: Promenade Deck 5 - midship
Hours: hours are posted in the Fun Times newsletter / closed while in port

  • Shops featuring Carnival logo clothes, souvenirs, clothing, jewelry, perfume, liquor and sundries ($)


SKYBOX Sports Bar
Location: Promenade Deck 5- midship
Hours: hours vary depending on the activities scheduled

  • Big screen televisions showing live sports events from across the sports world
  • Beverage service and snacks ($)


Cherry on Top
Location: Promenade Deck 5 - midship
Hours: hours are posted in the Fun Times newsletter

  • Candy and Celebrations Shop ($)
  • Bulk candies, confections, balloons and flowers
  • Cherry on Top logo apparel for Ladies and kids
  • Bliss items for shower/spa
  • Stateroom decoration packages



Shogun Club Casino

Location: Promenade Deck 5 - midship
Hours on Sea Days: slots open early morning to late / tables open late morning to late
Hours on Port Days: closed while in port; opens after the ship departs port until late

  • Full casino and gaming ($)


King Boulevard
Location: Promenade Deck 5 - midship/aft
Hours: open 24 hours

  • Indoor promenade featuring seating areas with tables and chairs


The Dream Bar
Location: Promenade Deck 5 - midship
Hours: hours vary depending on the activities scheduled

  • Live music nightly
  • Audience participation games
  • Beverage service ($)


Internet Cafe
Location: Promenade Deck 5 - midship
Hours: open 24 hours

  • Computer terminals for internet use
  • Ship has bow-to-stern wireless access ($)


Java Cafe

Location: Promenade Deck 5 - midship
Hours: hours listed in the Fun Times newsletter

  • Cafe featuring specialty coffees, cakes, cookies, pastries and milkshakes ($)
  • Order cakes for special occasions ($)


RedFrog Pub
Location: Promenade Deck 5 - midship
Hours: hours vary depending on the activities scheduled

  • Beverage service, featuring ThirstyFrog Red, a private label draught beer brewed especially for Carnival ($)
  • Foosball table, shuffleboard table, darts and beer pong tournaments
  • Live music and jukebox
  • RedFrog Pub karaoke



Video Arcade
Location: Promenade Deck 5 - midship
Hours: open 24 hours

  • Video Arcade featuring high tech video and arcade games ($)


One Small Step Dance Club
Location: Promenade Deck 5 - midship
Hours: 11:00pm - late, nightly

  • Our DJ's spin today’s hottest hits and yesterday’s retro jams from our expanded musical catalogs nightly 
  • Guests must be 18 years and older
  • Beverage service ($)


Alchemy Bar
Location: Promenade Deck 5 - midship
Hours: hours vary depending on the activities scheduled

  • A unique vintage-themed cocktail ‘pharmacy’
  • Beverage service ($)


Lindy Hop Piano Bar
Location: Promenade Deck 5 - aft
Hours: hours vary depending on the activities scheduled

  • Piano music and piano fun (sing-a-longs, games)
  • Beverage service ($)


Paris Hot Lounge
Location: Promenade Deck 5 - aft
Hours: hours vary depending on the activities scheduled

  • Live music nightly
  • Dance floor
  • Beverage service ($)


Eagles Lounge
Location: Promenade Deck 5 - aft
Hours: hours vary depending on the activities scheduled

  • Show Lounge and Bar
  • Dance floor
  • Karaoke
  • Live music
  • Talks and seminars
  • Art auctions ($)
  • Punchliner Comedy Club
  • Beverage service ($)


DECK 8

The Bridge
Location: Verandah Deck 8 - forward
Hours: off-limits to Guests

  • Control center of the ship


DECK 9

Argonaut Lido Pool Area
Location: Lido Deck 9 - midship
Hours: Pool: 9:00am-12:00am / Whirlpools: 9:00am-12:00am, weather conditions permitting / hours subject to change

  • Salt water pool (4'6" deep)
  • Whirlpools (2)
  • Live music and audience participation games

 

BlueIguana Tequila Bar
Location: Lido Deck 9 - midship
Hours: hours vary depending on the activities scheduled

  • Beverage service, featuring frozen tequila drinks and cold Mexican beer ($)

 

RedFrog Rum Bar
Location: Lido Deck 9 - midship
Hours: hours vary depending on the activities scheduled 

  • Beverage service, featuring Caribbean rum-based concoctions and Carnival’s signature private-label draught beer, ThirstyFrog Red ($)


BlueIguana Cantina
Location: Lido Deck 9 - midship
Hours: 7:30am-10:30am; 12:00pm-2:30pm

  • Featuring complimentary, freshly-made tacos and burritos with homemade tortillas, chips and salsa; breakfast burritos served during the morning hours.


Guy’s Burger Joint
Location: Lido Deck 9 - midship
Hours:12:00pm-6:00pm

  • Featuring a complimentary a roadside burger shack, hot burgers and hand-cut fries, from the bestselling author, restaurateur and Food Network personality, Guy Fieri.


Carnival Seaside Theater / Dive-In Movies 

Location: Lido Deck 9 - midship
Hours: hours vary depending on the activities scheduled

  • 12' x 22' LED Outdoor Screen
  • A variety of programming, including feature films, sporting events and concerts are showcased on the screen daily as well as a ‘Morning Show’ hosted by the Cruise Director.
  • Dive-In Movies: During evening hours, settle in for a night at the cinema… from the comfort of poolside lounge chairs, there’s not only popcorn and drink specials ($) from the bar – but blankets for snuggling under the stars.


Rosie’s Restaurant
Location: Lido Deck 9 - midship and aft / Panorama Deck 10 - aft
Hours: open for breakfast / lunch / dinner / late night snacks
Hours: Available 24 coffee, hot tea, hot chocolate, lemonade and unsweetened iced tea
Self-Service Casual Lido Restaurant / Specialty Coffee Bar ($)

Breakfast Time: 7:00am-10:30am (hours may vary)
Hot and Cold Buffet and Specialty Stations: hot cereal and boxed cereal, eggs, omelet station, bacon and sausage, hash browns, pastries, bread, toast and bagels, yogurt and fresh fruit

Lunch Time: 12:00pm-2:30pm (hours may vary)
Hot and Cold Buffet / Specialty Stations: Buffet featuring pastas, stir-fry, carving station - choices may vary among the fleet
Salad Bar: Elaborate salad bar featuring 35 items
Chef’s Choice: Featuring a different International cuisine each day
Ol' Fashioned BBQ: Featuring classic barbecue favorites, sides and sauces
Mongolian Wok: Mongolian wok offering custom-made stir-fry with the guest's choice of meat and vegetables and finished with one of Carnival's signature sauces
Desserts: Variety of desserts including sugar-free selections
Swirls: (open 24 hours) Self-serve ice cream and frozen yogurt

Dinner Time and Night Time (hours may vary)
Good Eats: (6:00pm-9:30pm) Buffet-Style - an array of pastas, steaks, prime rib, grilled chicken, specialty salads and desserts along with a daily Chef's Special.
Late Night Snacks: (11:30pm-1:00am) Hot and cold light snacks and desserts
Swirls: (open 24 hours) Self-serve ice cream and frozen yogurt

 

 

Carnival Deli
Location: Lido Deck 9 (inside Lido Restaurant)
Hours: 11:00am-11:00pm
  • Food Service, featuring complimentary deli sandwiches piled-high and favorite sides
 
Pizza Pirate
Location: Lido Deck 9 - aft
Hours: 24 hours
  • Food Service, featuring complimentary, hand-tossed, thin-crusted pies made in a traditional pizza oven.
 
Seafood Shack
Location: Lido Deck 9 - aft
Hours: open for lunch and dinner
  • Food Service, featuring New England-Style seafood and soup of the day ($)
 

Prometheus Lido Pool and Bar
Location: Lido Deck 9 - aft
Pool Hours: 9:00am-12:00am/ Whirlpools Hours: 9:00am-12:00am, weather conditions permitting / hours subject to change

  • Salt water pool (4'6" deep)
  • Whirlpools (2) 
  • Retractable roof for inclement weather
  • Beverage service ($)


DECK 10

Dolphin Pool
Location: Panorama Deck 10 - midship
Hours: Pool: 9:00am-12:00am / Whirlpool: 9:00am-12:00am, weather conditions permitting / hours subject to change

  • Salt water pool (4'6" deep)
  • Whirlpool (1)


Carnival's Twister Waterslide
Location:Panorama Deck 10 - midship (bottom of slide) / Sky Deck 14 - midship (top of slide)  
Hours: 10:00am-sunset, weather conditions permitting / hours subject to change

  • 214' long spiraling water tube slide



Scarlett’s Steakhouse
Location: Panorama Deck 10 - midship
Hours: 5:30pm-9:30pm

  • Reservations-recommended
  • Reservations fee ($)
  • Sit down waiter service
  • Beverage service ($)

 

DECK 11

Spa Carnival
Location: Spa Deck 11 - forward

Fitness Center / Studio
Hours: 6:00am-10:00pm

  • Fully equipped with Life Fitness equipment
  • Scheduled fitness classes offered; specialty classes ($)
  • Fitness and beauty seminars

Spa and Salon
Hours: 8:00am-10:00pm

  • 2 saunas (men/women)
  • 2 steam rooms (men/women)
  • 2 locker rooms (men/women) 
  • 10 treatment massage rooms ($)
  • European-style treatments and services ($)
  • Hair and nail grooming for men and women ($)
  • Medi-Spa and Acupuncture ($)


DECK 12

Camp Ocean / Night Owls
Location: Sun Deck 12 - forward

Marine-Themed Camp Program 

  • For children ages 2-11 years
  • Seuss at Sea Program: special breakfast ($) and entertainment experiences for kids and family

Night Owls

  • Babysitting for infants and children ages 6 months to 11 years ($)
  • Hours: 10:00pm-1:00am


Serenity
Location: Sun Deck 12 - forward / Sky Deck 14 - forward
Hours: 8:00am-10:00pm / Whirlpools: 9:00am-12:00am, weather conditions permitting / hours subject to change

  • Adult-Only, outdoor private relaxation area on both the starboard and portside with shaded sun loungers and luxurious chaise lounges.
  • Whirlpools (2)
  • Guests must be 21 years or older
  • Piped in Music
  • Bar for beverage service ($)


Sports Activities

  • Mini Golf (9-hole miniature golf course) - located Sun Deck 12 - midship
  • Ping Pong (2 tables) - located Sun Deck 12 - midship
  • Jogging Track (padded track; 10 laps = 1 mile) - located Spa Deck 11 - aft
  • Basketball Court (Half Court) - located Spa Deck 11 - aft
  • Shuffle Board Court (1 court) - located Spa Deck 11 - aft


FACILITIES

Self-Service Launderettes
Hours: hours are posted on the door to the Laundry

  • 2 or 3 washers and 2 or 3 dryers ($)
  • 1 iron and ironing board
  • Vending machines dispense small boxes of detergent and water softener ($)

Locations
Riviera Deck 1 - midship / across from 1357 and 1359
Main Deck 2 - midship / across from 2365 and 2367
Upper Deck 6 - midship / across from 6385 and 6387
Empress Deck 7 - midship / across from 7337 and 7339
Verandah Deck 8 - midship / across from 8349 and 8351
Lido Deck 9 - midship / across from 9268 and 9270


Medical Center
Location: Deck 0 - forward (below Riviera Deck 1)
Hours: 8:00am-8:00pm / on call 24 hours

  • Equipped to treat minor non-emergency matters at a customary fee ($)
  • The ship is staffed with two physicians and four nurses.
  • Equipment: defibrillators, external pacemakers, pulse oxymeters, thrombolytic therapy, electrocardiograph machine and lab equipment.
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