Good trip, missed Grand Turk but loved the ship

Carnival Horizon Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 3
Helpful Votes: 53

Overall rating:

4.8 out of 5
Carnival Horizon

8 Night Eastern Caribbean (New York Roundtrip)

Sail date: June 05, 2018

Ship: Carnival Horizon

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 5235

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Not much to say, had another excellent vacation on Carnival.

Embarkation

4 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Love the food. Dining rooms were excellent, steak house is great. Always do the chef's table. Great experience

Fahrenheit 555 Steakhouse

5 out of 5

Always try to go to the steakhouse two times during our cruises.

Guy's Pig & Anchor BBQ Smokehouse Brewhouse

5 out of 5

First time experiencing this menu. Must say it is excellent.

Seafood Shack

5 out of 5

Very fresh, cold and good seafood. Little on the pricey side but whatever, we are on vacation.

Guy's Burger Joint

5 out of 5

My wife lives for these burgers. They are good.

Chef's Table

5 out of 5

Never miss one on any of our cruises.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
We stayed in a Havana Suite so the aft pool deck was reserved for all Havana guests. Not crowded, beautiful pools and hot tubs, great bar.

Cloud 9 Spa

5 out of 5

The spa was beautiful as always. Love the different therapy rooms and the hot tub was uncrowded and very nice.

Entertainment

4 out of 5
Shows were excellent but some were very crowded and waited on lines to get in.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Characteristic of all our cruises, we experienced excellent service.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Brand spanking new ship when we sailed on her. It was beautiful.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Super beautiful cabin, large bathroom with a two person walk in shower with bench and rain shower. Room had separate living room and private porch with lounge chairs, and a swing.

Ship tip

If your sailing on board a vista class ship sail in one of the Havana rooms with the private patio's on deck 5

Ports of call

New York, New York Did not visit port

Live in NJ, go to NY all the time.

Grand Turk Island Did not visit port

Ship missed this stop because we had to double back to the US coast to airlift a passenger off the ship for a medical condition. Received 20% off of next cruise. Probably shouldn't have said that, I see another review from somebody on the same cruise that didn't get anything for the missed port.

San Juan, Puerto Rico

4 out of 5
Been there many times. Always something to do there.

Amber Cove (Puerto Plata), Dominican Republic

5 out of 5
Rented a private cabana poolside with two other couples. Had a blast.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Off quick and easy.
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