Mom Loved It

Carnival Horizon Cruise Review

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Reviews: 16
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Overall rating:

5 out of 5
Carnival Horizon

6 Night Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: November 24, 2019

Ship: Carnival Horizon

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 9 months ago

Review summary

Great mother/daughter Thanksgiving Cruise. Fun!!!!


5 out of 5
We had FTTF and got there about 10:00. We were on within the hour and went straight to our room to drop off carry ons.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
We ate all over the ship and never had a bad meal. MDR was good. We also went to the steakhouse, JiJi’s and the Italian restaurant. Guy’s, pizza, deli, blue iguana, pig and anchor....all great food with great service.

Seafood Shack

5 out of 5

We had crab legs and peel and eat shrimp. Delicious!!!

Meridian Restaurant

5 out of 5

Only went twice but loved it both times. Thanksgiving serving time was a bit longer but not a problem

Ji Ji Asian Kitchen

5 out of 5

My absolute favorite for gluten free options! Had the general chicken with shrimp fried rice.

Guy's Pig & Anchor BBQ Smokehouse Brewhouse

5 out of 5

Went for lunch one day. Loved the beef and pork.

Guy's Burger Joint

5 out of 5

I always have to get a Guy’s burger on a gluten free bun at least once. Always great.

Fahrenheit 555 Steakhouse

5 out of 5

I always do Steakhouse the first night for gluten free options and to avoid the big crowds. We sat outside and had a beautiful experience. Awesome service.

Cucina del Capitano

5 out of 5

Delicious! Never had an entree I didn’t like here. Had gluten free clam linguini.

BlueIguana Cantina

5 out of 5

Always my first meal on the ship. Shrimp salad!

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
We attended a few trivia events that were fun.


5 out of 5

Once I introduced mom to the Serenity Deck, she never wanted to leave. It was nice and peaceful. Delicious salad bar at lunch. Perfect spot!

Cloud 9 Spa

5 out of 5

Mom got a hot stone massage and absolutely loved it.


5 out of 5
Great time at shows and comedy club.

Limelight Lounge

5 out of 5

Loved both comedians, Arvin Mitchell and Michael Issac. They were hilarious!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Superb! We felt well taken care of.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Nice and clean. Steward supplied everything we needed.

Ship tip

Be ready to have a great time!

Ports of call

Cozumel, Mexico

5 out of 5
Again, been here a few times so we shopped in port. I ate lunch at Pancho’s Backyard.

George Town, Grand Cayman

5 out of 5
Beautiful. Went to Royal Palms Beach Club and relaxed.

Ocho Rios, Jamaica

5 out of 5
Been here before so we just stayed in the port area

Miami, Florida

5 out of 5


5 out of 5
Smooth and easy
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