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21 Mediterranean Carnival Horizon Mediterranean Cruise Reviews


tfahrni avatar

tfahrni

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wow.. so much awesomeness

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Prior to embarcation, we stayed 3 days n Barcelona, the departing city, and thoroughly enjoyed the entire city. Embarcation n Europe is a dream, compared to any US port. Just seemed to have ample staff directing ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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oneleaah

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Maiden Voyage was Awesome but Vegetarians and Healthy Eaters ... BEWARE!

First off let me say the itinerary was awesome and the best I have ever experienced as a Platinum Cruiser with Carnival. The staff was warm and friendly with very few exceptions and tried very hard to adjust ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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oakbender

7 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Very mixed feelings

We spent 24 days on the Horizon. I realize that this was an inaugural cruise and there are many "kinks" to be worked on but Carnival has been in the cruise business a long time and some "kinks" should have been ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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rehamfahd

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

it was so much fun

I waited so long to go on cruise in Europe, and finally I made it on the newest ship of Carnival line!! yaay and absolutely i had so much fun. we were three me, husband our baby (2 years old) we all were happy on ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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paulja1

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Only bad cruise ever

I chose it as I had never been on Carnival before and mistakingly thought being American and new it would be great, sadly the description didn't live up to reality. I have been with, RC, NCL, MSC previously so ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Habs_cat

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Magical family cruise on the Horizon

We are just off the beautiful Carnival Horizon after a terrific 7 day Western Mediterranean cruise. About us: family of 4: 2 adults, 2 kids aged 11 and 8. This is our second ever cruise. Our first experience was ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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hflight

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Carnival spares no effort to disappoint

The Carnival organization should be recognized for its ability to take a brand new ship and reduce it to a floating tribute to poor food, bad service and mediocre entertainment. The food was cheap, overcooked and ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Seabournboy

14 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Good times on the Horizon

Just did the 10 day Europe trip on the Carnival Horizon out of Barcelona and was keen to try a brand new ship cruising out of my back yard in Spain. Embarkation was a quick painless experience out of the new D ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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jaxie001

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Absolutely fantastic cruise for the first time to the Med!!

We wanted to finally get to the Med and see Italy. This seemed a perfect trip to celebrate our Anniversary. We booked the 10 day out of Barcelona strictly for the ports we could get to. And boy were we not ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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RedLeafTree

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Late itinerary change

Bit surprised about the late change of itinerary. Would have thought Carnival Corp would be in a position command the best berthing rights in any port. Substituting Messina for Cagliari was not popular with us. ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Denver Travel

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Nice new ship with some issues that must be resolved quickly

We chose the ship because it was new and was going to transition out of the Mediterranean to the Caribbean. It is a nice ship with many new innovations that bring it into the new era of cruise ships. In order of ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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moana6677

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

WOW WOW WOW

We didn't think Carnival could top the Vista, we had an incredible cruise on her back in 2016 so kinda expected the same experience on Horizon. How wrong we were, they have really pulled out all of the stops and ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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legacy1967

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Limited Food Selections, Poor Dining Room Management

This was the 3rd cruise trip my sisters and I had with Carnival. We were very excited about our trip to Europe and be on Carnival's new ship Horizon. The ship has a new elevator system. The high tech system was ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Pepperam1

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

We would recommend, but not rebook

To save writing a tomb, here are the pluses and minuses, in our opinion. Overview, Sailed from Barcelona, called into Messina, Naples, Rome port, Florence port, Marseilles. We are a couple in our 60s and have ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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magic2708

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Excellent ship, food and service worse than before - GLUTEN FREE DETAILS

After having lived in the US for more than 8 years and doing Caribbean itineraries at first, we did our first European Cruise with Carnival on the Vista in 2016. We have a total of 42 days with Carnival now (VIFP ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Zulu175

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Good cruise but a few issues

As a family of 4 who had never been on a cruise we decided to start with this new ship for 7 days around the Med. Getting on and off the ship was something I was concerned about but thought this was done well. ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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ppatty

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Total Disappointment Carnival Horizon = Diamond Member Review

We chose this cruise for the inaugural voyage and mediterranean itinerary. Pros: - Excellent Staff - although VERY SHORT HANDED - Cove Balcony Rooms EXCELLENT - Debarkation was easy - Veterns ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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bluenosecruiser55

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Inaugural Cruise Disappointment

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary and the timing despite having reservations about booking with Carnival due to a bad experience 18 years ago. It being a new ship and all we decided to give it a shot. ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Saltydog8

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Western Med memories

Easier to fly and cruise from Barcelona than drive to Southampton. The service throughout the ship couldn't be faulted if a little forced at times. The Havana Club was worth paying a bit extra for and the ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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DermPA

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Inaugural cruise

I wanted to try an inaugural cruise and I wanted to try Carnival. We paid for a “sail away” ocean view fare and got a beautiful, 11th deck handicapped room with spa privedges. That was the best part of the ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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gamjan6565

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Our first experience on Carnival Cruise

We choose to travel on Horizon for many reasons, firstly the sailing dates suited us very nicely and also it was a maiden voyage of Horizon. We came to know many fantastic staff on board during our cruise, Ms. ...
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Sail Date April 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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