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Carnival Horizon Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall Rating:

4.4 out of 5
Carnival Horizon

8 Night Eastern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail Date: December 01, 2018

Ship: Carnival Horizon

Cabin Type: Balcony

Cabin Number: 6220

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review Summary

We had a great time.....good food and drinks, nice casino, beautiful ship. Crew was excellent, very nice and attentive. State Room Steward was excellent and our head waiter in the main dining room was also excellent.

Embarkation

5 out of 5

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Lido Marketplace

5 out of 5

Quite a nice restaurant......make sure you explore the entire marketplace.....it is large with many different options including a free beer station. Excellent selection and good quality food. Omelet Station is very good and gets busy in the AM.

Red Frog Rum Bar

5 out of 5

Great drinks....

Meridian Restaurant

5 out of 5

Nice restaurant -- good food and nice menu selection.Wait Staff ( head waiter = Isabelito ) is very attentive and friendly.

Liquid Lounge

4 out of 5

Get there early so you get a good ( unobstructed ) seat.

Ji Ji Asian Kitchen

4 out of 5

Nice menu and lots of food served family style.Management and wait staff are very attentive.

JavaBlue Cafe

4 out of 5

Nice pastries and very good coffee drinks!

Guy's Burger Joint

5 out of 5

I do not know how this mass production line burger joint makes such great burgers and fries! Remarkable and excellent!

Cucina del Capitano

4 out of 5

Nice menu selection, good food and attentive waiter.

Blue Iguana Cantina

5 out of 5

Lots of fun.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Fitness

5 out of 5

Nice equipment and views!

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Everything was OK.....the three electric violinists on board were truly excellent. However, when teamed with the cast for Celestial Strings there talent was overshadowed by the lack of talent in the rest of the cast. Thus, Celestial Strings was a big disappointment.

Horizon Casino

5 out of 5

Lots of fun!

Pixels

4 out of 5

Comfortable and the staff is helpful and friendly.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship Tip

If you like to see the Comedians, go to their shows early = very, very popular!

Ports Of Call

Grand Turk Island

3 out of 5
Pretty boring island......just use beach and water activities there. Nothing else to see.

San Juan, Puerto Rico

4 out of 5
Interesting port.

Basseterre, St. Kitts

5 out of 5
Nice Island! Pretty scenery...nice people.

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

3 out of 5
Sadly, St. Maarten is still struggling with hurricane impacts......lots of destroyed buildings, terrible traffic. We did the Rhino Riders shore excursion which was fine.

Disembarkation

2 out of 5
Carnival needs to get their act together as we decided to "walk off" early but the lines were long and the management of the elevators was poor.
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