Carnival Horizon- Havana Aft Extended Balcony Room

Carnival Horizon Cruise Review

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 3
Helpful Votes: 39

Overall rating:

4.7 out of 5
Carnival Horizon

8 Night Southern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: September 21, 2019

Ship: Carnival Horizon

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 7465

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Overall my wife and I enjoyed our cruise very much. We booked this cruise on the Horizon specifically to get a room in and enjoy the Havana Experience. It did not disappoint. We got a Havana aft extended balcony room. We loved the room and the private use of the Havana pool and Spas. Yes; it did cost more than a regular balcony room but IMO well well worth it. I would sail on the Horizon again but only if I could get a Havana room. Outside of the Havana area the rest of the ship is good too ....... but not so special.

Embarkation

4 out of 5
Went as fast or faster than any of my previous cruises

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
We went to 4 shows in the main theater called The Liquid Lounge. The theater itself IMO is poorly designed; there are obstructions to view everywhere..... support columns and props used for some of the shows. The video special effects are state of the art and all of the singers, dancers, and musicians are very talented but..... we only liked 1 of the 4 shows. I suggest everyone go and check it out for yourself

Entertainment

4 out of 5

Carnival Seaside Theater

5 out of 5

Watched 2 movies here at 10:00 PM. Free popcorn provided

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
All crew members on the Carnival Horizon were very courteous and hard working. They attempted to make you happy if they could.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
This ship is presently Carnivals newest ship. It is a beautiful ship and the crew works hard to keep it that way. The only negatives that I have on the design is the Liquid Lounge and the Buffet on the Lido deck. The Liquid lounge is small and there are numerous obstructions to viewing the stage. The Buffet is “closed in” and difficult to find things in. The biggest negative of all is concerning hand washing. On other cruises I have made there are crew members at the entrance to the buffet and main dining rooms with bottles of hand sanitizer that they spray on your hands before you enter the restaurant. Washy Washy.This did not happen on the Carnival Horizon

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Cabin was larger than normal balcony room. Very clean and well kept. Extended balcony looking out over Havana pool and aft of the ship

Ship tip

Prepare for long lines when returning to the ship from shore excursions

Ports of call

Willemstad, Curacao

5 out of 5
Beautiful Island; worth exploring

La Romana, Dominican Republic

3 out of 5

Grand Turk Island

5 out of 5

Miami, Florida

5 out of 5

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Went very quickly and Smoothly.
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