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Carnival Horizon Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall rating:

4 out of 5
Carnival Horizon

8 Night Southern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: November 30, 2019

Ship: Carnival Horizon

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 14207

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Sima in the spa did a great job! I did however feel the spa experience was all about the bottom dollar and not so much about me as the cruiser enjoying myself and trying to relax. Warren at the serenity bar was awesome at making mojitos, Danni at pig and anchor made the best dirty martinis. Cesar with the fun squad was very entertaining jefferson can really play the guitar.

Embarkation

4 out of 5
Easy

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
The meridian restaurant for breakfast was nice, the reflection restaurant for dinner was amazing. The buffet was sub par.

Shake Spot

5 out of 5

Best spiked shakes!

Reflection Restaurant

5 out of 5

Our dinner here was fantastic due to the wait staff. Novie, Alex and Maria all did an amazing job serving us dinner.

Ocean Plaza

4 out of 5

Trivia was held here and was fun with Cesar hosting, the Horizon band was great. Horizon continental buffet was nice and the ocean plaza bar was good too!

Meridian Restaurant

3 out of 5

The food was ok, service was ok. Just ok

Liquid Lounge

3 out of 5

The seating om deck 5 in the back is absolutely horrible you can hardly see anything that is going on. You have to get seats in the front or just dont bother going, as you cant enjoy seeing the show.

Lido Marketplace

1 out of 5

The buffet smelled like vomit, urine, sweat and mold. Very gross

JavaBlue Cafe

5 out of 5

Great coffe drinks and great service from Christina!

Fahrenheit 555 Steakhouse

5 out of 5

The best food on the ship aside from the chefs table. Great service, felt like royalty!

Cucina del Capitano

4 out of 5

Very good pasta, service was ok. Downside is that its right beneath the basketball courts so all you hea is pounding.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Pools were subpar not big enough, not enough pools or hot tubs for the amount of people on the ship.

Serenity

4 out of 5

Serenity deck was ok needs more hot tubs and more clam shell loungers. The bar was great, but needs to be open longer hours. Warren the bartender was amazing!

Cloud 9 Spa

3 out of 5

It was ok, wish the staff was more about the cruiser and not the bottom dollar!

Entertainment

4 out of 5
The shows were ok. The comedy was good, need more pg show options for adults. Only a couple to choose from.

Limelight Lounge

4 out of 5

The PG comedy shows were good!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Our steward (ketut) was awesome. 2 of my favorite bartenders were Danni and Warren. Jefferson and the Horizon band were great. Cesar from the fun squard was the best!

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
The ship was very clean. There are a few design things that were bothersome, 1) the basketball court is directly over the Italian restaurant and all you can hear is pounding from basketballs. When at the tides pool there was blavk soot blowing from the smoke stack finns. Definitely need latger pool and a couple more hottubs! More floors that walk through, the lido market place stunck so bad like vomit, urine. Sweat that was old and musty, made me want to hurl. I couldn't eat at the buffet because of the smell!!!

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Our cabin was nice, need a bit of dusting hight up m. But was clean overall.

Ship tip

Learn the ship, find the secret decks. Go and explore the ship early in the morning like 5am, so much fun!

Ports of call

Grand Turk Island

3 out of 5
It was ok!

La Romana, Dominican Republic

3 out of 5
Did not like how pushy the vendors were. They were only about making money.

Oranjestad, Aruba

4 out of 5
Eagle beach was nice! Shoppimg was ok.

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
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