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Carnival Horizon Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

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Reviews: 3
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Overall rating:

4.5 out of 5
Carnival Horizon

8 Night Southern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: November 30, 2019

Ship: Carnival Horizon

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

This was a great cruise. Very clean ship with friendly staff. The new elevators could be frustrating at times. Havana area was very quiet. I would get a cabin there again.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
We boarded at 11 and there was a sign that said all guests were boarding.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
The steakhouse good was superb. The food in the dining room was fine. We ate lunch at Cucina delCapitano and the food was quite bland.

Reflection Restaurant

5 out of 5

The staff was excellent. We were done every night within an hour.

Liquid Lounge

4 out of 5

They need more seating in there. With 4600 passengers, there isn't enough seats for people in there.

Fahrenheit 555 Steakhouse

5 out of 5

The food and service here was excellent.

Cucina del Capitano

1 out of 5

We went for lunch and the food was very bland.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5

Horizon Casino

5 out of 5

First time we came away ahead of the game. Seemed like the slots were loose.

Beauty Salon

3 out of 5

Went to have my hair fixed for formal night. Employee was nice and did a good job, but was annoying. She kept trying to push services on me.

Entertainment

4 out of 5

Children's Programs

No children

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Everyone who worked on the ship were incredible.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Ship was clean and easy to navigate

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
We had an extended aft balcony. It was part of the Havana cabins. Would highly recommend this.

Ship tip

I would definitely recommend carrying off your pan luggage. The carousel is a mess and takes a long time to get you're luggage. At least it did for us.

Ports of call

La Romana, Dominican Republic

4 out of 5
We just got off to do some shopping

Willemstad, Curacao

5 out of 5
No excursion. Just did some shopping

Oranjestad, Aruba

4 out of 5
We did a dune buggy excursion. It was very scary to me, but everyone else loved it.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Debarkation was great, but waiting 45 minutes for our luggage was annoying
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