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Carnival Horizon Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to the Eastern Caribbean

Carnival
Carnival Horizon
Eastern Caribbean
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

21

Very Good

22

Average

18

Poor

12

Terrible

8

Cruise type

Family Cruises

81

Entertainment Cruises

18

Romantic Cruises

17

Senior Cruises

7

Group and Theme Cruises

5

81 Carnival Horizon Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to the Eastern Caribbean


Judy W. avatar

Judy W.

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Cruise! Handicap Room 10205 excellent!

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Horizon was great! Our handicap room, 10205, was excellent. The room was very large, and I could use the scooter everywhere. Even though it is listed as an interior room, the room has an slightly obstructive ocean ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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joie_de_vivre77

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A Forgetable Cruise...

This is not our first rodeo with Carnival. We keep telling ourselves that "it will get better." That is why we decided to book a spring break cruise on their newest and largest ship: the Horizon. Now we can honestly ...
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Sail Date March 2019


tnilinger avatar

tnilinger

11 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

Some things great, some things not so much.

First the great. Embarkation was a breeze. We (my wife, daughter and her companion) arrived at our allotted time and we were on the ship within 10-15 minutes. It was the best embarkation experience of our 19 ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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3Maltese

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Cheers and Jeers

We just returned from our Spring Break cruise on the Horizon. We wanted to try a Vista Class ship. So far, we have taken 8 cruises with Horizon. Below are the Cheers and Jeers: Cheers Had a Havana Suite. The ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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dmm1163

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Interesting Experience

We are platinum members on NCL. We thought we would give Carnival a try. Embarkation was a breeze! From cruise port door to lunch in less than 45 minutes. Great job on that. Our spa balcony stateroom was lovely, ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Jannabee2

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Ship, Great Service

Good: The ship has so many nooks and crannies and places to get away, there was always a way to party or take it easy. Loved the skyride and my kids loved the theater and the water slide/ ropes course/ sports ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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RivGA

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Ship - Great Crew

Cabin was clean and bright, balcony was nice. Crew was outstanding and the food was excellent everywhere we went, especially the Steak House. The Steak House was outstanding! It was not only a visually delight but ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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NanaAllen

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First Cruise for Family - traveling with 2 kids and Nana

Everyone was wonderfully friendly. As a first-time cruiser I really didn't know what to expect and was open to anything. We were a party of 5, (mom, dad, 2 kids ages 7 and almost 3 and Nana in tow). All ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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sunpro2010

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise ever

This is our 5 th cruise and by far most disappointing one! Food options that you don’t have to pay for are very limited and the almost the same every day. Salad bar is basically non existent. Breakfast doesn’t ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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jjaazzy

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beautiful Ship

We have been busy doing other life stuff and had not been able to cruise in the last 4 years we wanted a ship that had a lot of activities for my DH and Son. I loved this ship, I didn't love the buffet but I use the ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Airharv

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Average

Being a new boat we thought would be great. Was ok but very average Food was ok at best and service very slow. Worst part was the excursions Very rushed once you get their . Almost penalized once ...
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Sail Date November 2018


VegasMark avatar

VegasMark

27 Reviews Written

45 Helpful Votes

One of the Best Cruises Ever!!!

After reading countless negative reviews of the Carnival Horizon, I feel the need to clear the air. This was my 29th cruise, and one of my top few. I traveled with my octogenarian, but very active father. He's a ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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vewarfield

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Service

I choose the cruise line because we love carnival and we have also cruise with them. I took this cruise on the Horizon for my 50th birthday and boy was I surprise this was the worst cruise I have every had on ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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tatiana156

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Carnival Horizon September 5-13, 2018 - Eastern Caribbean

As usual on this cruise I was with my husband and our daughter. This was our 6th cruise, third one with Carnival. Embarkation and Disembarkation Both the embarkation and the disembarkation were smooth and ...
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Sail Date September 2018


Texmag avatar

Texmag

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Entertainment Delight

A tradition in our family is to take a cruise for celebrations. This cruise was to celebrate our sons graduation with his masters degree. We typically sail out of Galveston but wanted a new ship out of a different ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Islaverde

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great Last Minute Carnival Cruise From Home Port

Great last-minute Carnival Cruise (booked 2 weeks before 8/28 departure) from Home Port. Carnival works for us THE POSITIVES: Great Value especially with not having to pay for flights No Flights for ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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midnite48

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Family Cruise

We had family that was booked on this cruise.. about a month out we decided to join them.. This was the first time that we had cruised with others.. and only our 5th cruise...We had a fantastic time with minor and ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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AnnabelleR

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Worst Cruise experience ever!!!

My party of 11 sailed from NY on Aug 20-28. It’s been over 10 years we did not sail Carnival and had hoped for a great vacation keeping in mind it’s Carnival newest biggest ship. Sad to say we were very ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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baldielox

4 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Some flaws, but still "pretty good"

First off, a little background. I am a 62 year old widower traveling with my 33 year old son.This was my 5th cruise with Carnival (in addition to 2 with Royal Caribbean, 1 with Princess, and 1 with Norweigan). This ...
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Sail Date August 2018


Rachel70 avatar

Rachel70

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Ship

Recently sailed the Horizon and it truly was an amazing vacation. The embarkation from NY was fast. We were on in 15 minutes. I had priority boarding since I booked a Suite and my room was also ready. My son had a ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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ncohensailaway

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Never Again

My family frequently travel to the hottest vacation spots. Our last destination, Disney cruise, ship fantasy, was one to remember. Our latest was carnival horizon and is one we need to quickly forget. Be warned, ...
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Sail Date August 2018


angieang05 avatar

angieang05

1 Review Written

Had Fun but Need Better Service!

First let me start off saying that this is NOT my first cruise #6 but this was my first time cruising on a Carnival Ship. There was at least 30 people in my party filled with family & friends of All ages. Many ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Love4Cruising70

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Shame on Carnival

I am an experienced cruiser. I have taken RCCL, Norwegian, and Princess. I am Gold with Carnival. This would be my 6th Cruise with Carnival. We are a group of 30-celebrating a rare feat these days-my parents 50th ...
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Sail Date August 2018


littlechip avatar

littlechip

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great with toddlers

We had a great time on this cruise and I would sail on the same ship again. That being said, it was imperfect. I thought the staff on the ship was great. By the pool a waitress asked if I wanted a drink, ...
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Sail Date August 2018


Molsons74 avatar

Molsons74

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Good...but far from great

As a first time cruiser on Carnival(been on Norweigan, Royal Caribbean and Celebrity), i wasn't sure what to expect but I was a bit nervous going on the ship after the reviews I read. I will break the review into ...
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Sail Date August 2018


Carnival Horizon Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining4.03.4
Entertainment4.03.7
Public Rooms4.03.8
Fitness Recreation4.03.8
Family5.03.7
Enrichment1.03.4
Service4.03.9
Value For Money5.03.5
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