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Carnival Horizon Cruise Review

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Reviews: 3
Helpful Votes: 54

Overall rating:

4.3 out of 5
Carnival Horizon

6 Night Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: January 06, 2019

Ship: Carnival Horizon

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Loved every minute. We enjoyed the comedy shows, the trivia, food and entertainment. Will try to book on the Horizon if it changes ports of call


3 out of 5
Super long line. Split my family of 8 up so I wasn’t thrilled about that

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
No complaints on food. Literally everything we had was good, slushee drinks (pina coladas, strawberry daiquiri ect) tasted great but virtually no alcohol so if you don’t have the Cheers don’t waste your money. Check bars for happy hours, the casino bar was 50% off certain drink beers and wine embarkation day from 12-2 so that was NICE! Didn’t eat any meals off the Lido buffet. Had breakfast on sea day in the main dining room and it was amazing. Breakfast all other days was at the Blue Cantina, huevos rancheros are on homemade tortillas and are literally amazing, burritos not so much. Lunch was either Guys or the Cafe they have so many different sandwiches to choose from but their fries were always cold. Ask for the potato salad it was really good. Tried Chopsticks once and it wasn’t bad

Guy's Burger Joint

5 out of 5

Love everything about this place!!!

BlueIguana Cantina

5 out of 5

Love all the tacos for lunch and the huevos ranchero for breakfast

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5


4 out of 5

Children's Programs

4 out of 5
Daughter loved build a bear

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Not one complaint of the staff, only that we saw dirty dishes in tables for some time but not an issue as there was plenty of other tables

Ship Quality

4 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
No issues with anything in the cabin everything worked great. Bed was not as comfy as the Horizon but didn’t wake up sore. Great pillows.

Ship tip

Be open minded if there’s too many kids go to Serenity if you don’t like one place to eat find another. Don’t let the little things ruin your vacation

Ports of call

Cozumel, Mexico

3 out of 5
This port was just ok. We had a super windy day so they closed the beach to swimmers and all water excursions. We took a private taxi and visited some local sports did the tequila tour which was neat

George Town, Grand Cayman

4 out of 5
Beautiful water to snorkel in, then shopped

Ocho Rios, Jamaica

5 out of 5
Hired a personal van and 17 of us visited the Blue Hole which was amazing and I definitely recommend it. Water was cold. Jump off the rope you won’t regret it


5 out of 5
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