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Horizon
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  • Sails the Mediterranean, Canaries and Caribbean
  • Fun, budget option for Spanish-speaking cruisers
  • Cheerful kids' club is a hit with the tots

Horizon Cabins

Editor Rating
Cabins
3.0
Passengers pay a basic per-person price for a week's cruise in an inside twin, then weekly per-person supplements to trade up to the category of their choice.

These range from twin insides (at no supplement) and portholed cabins (which cost £49 per person, per week) on Aqua Deck (3) to outside balconied cabins (from £349 pppw extra); Junior Suites (add £749); Island Suites (add £949) and the top-of-the range Island Grand Suite on Platinum Deck (this will set you back an extra £1,199 pppw).

Lower grade cabins are fairly basic, with rather stark white walls, wardrobes and dressing tables creating a slightly institutional feel. Storage is excellent though; my cabin -- 6057, a picture-windowed outside with twin beds -– had two substantial wardrobes, ten drawers and broad shelves in the bathroom and the window area, so there would have been plenty of room to stash gear for a 14-night cruise.

All cabins come with individually controlled air conditioning, shower/private WC and hairdryer (though most of these are of the rather useless wall-mounted variety, with an overheating snake attachment). Safes are also supplied, though it costs a hefty £14 a week to use one. Top grade Platinum Deck cabins also offer Internet access for laptops.

Junior suites have a sofa area and mini-bar, TV's with CD/DVD players built in, and covered balconies; Island Suites have all that plus separate living and sleeping areas, marbled bathrooms and walk-in wardrobes, and picture windows (but no balcony).

Island Grand Suite additional perks include a double sofa bed in the living area and a balcony with space for sunbeds rather than sit-up chairs.

Some cabins are a bit cheaper because they offer restricted views; others because they are L-shaped so beds cannot be configured as a double. There are a number of cabins with third and fourth berths, and others with interconnecting doors for family use. Infants can only be booked into deluxe cabins, deluxe balconied cabins or suites. There are four cabins equipped for disabled travellers, and these are conveniently located either side of reception on Deck 5.

A limited selection of alcoholic drinks are available in all cabins, with spirit miniatures priced at £2.80/£2.90, soft drinks at £1.45 and quarter bottles of wine at £2.55. There is no fridge in lower grades, though ice buckets are provided and kept regularly topped up.

Cabins are turned down only once a day (in the morning) though cabin attendants will replace towels when delivering the next day's activity programme in the evening.

British travellers need an adaptor for electrical appliances, as the ship accepts only U.S. two pin, 110v plugs.

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Horizon Cabin Reviews

Cabin 1077 Stockjock
12/99
Reasonable size, somewhat dated. Partially obstructed but not advertised as such. Near a service door that was slammed a lot at night, which got annoying. Good location near pool and buffet. Has optional wi-fi service, which many decks do not. Also ... Read more
Cabin Stockjock
12/99
Reasonable size, somewhat dated. Partially obstructed but not advertised as such. Near a service door that was slammed a lot at night, which got annoying. Good location near pool and buffet. Has optional wi-fi service, which many decks do not. Also ... Read more
Cabin Stockjock
12/99
Reasonable size, somewhat dated. Partially obstructed but not advertised as such. Near a service door that was slammed a lot at night, which got annoying. Good location near pool and buffet. Has optional wi-fi service, which many decks do not. Also ... Read more
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Horizon Ratings

Editor Rating 3.5 Member Rating
Category
Editor
Member
4.0
4.0
4.0
3.8
3.0
3.5
3.0
3.8
3.0
3.5
4.0
0.8
Shore Excursions
4.0
3.0
Enrichment
3.0
2.9
Service
3.0
3.9
Value-for-Money
4.0
3.7
Rates
3.0
3.3

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Ship Stats
Crew:
573
Launched:
2006
Decks:
10
Tonnage:
46,811
Passengers:
1,875
Registry:
Bahamas
CDC Score:
Not Yet Inspected

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