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94 Southern Caribbean Carnival Horizon Southern Caribbean Cruise Reviews


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Flacruzr

1 Review Written

Disappointed

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Just got back last Sunday from an 8 day trip on the Horizon (3/15). I have cruised on 35+ cruises and this was my least favorite. Embarkation was a breeze and there was no wait. We ate in the dining room 6 ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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pambecause

5 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Relaxing

When getting to port embarkation went smoothly. Cabin was in the family harbour inside was concerned that there would be noise from children but this was a comp room so just happy to be on cruise, the noise was ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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BABYJOSIE98

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Wonderful week in the Southern Caribbean!

We had a fantastic week on the Carnival Horizon! This was my 27th cruise and have been on Carnival, Royal, Disney and NCL. I really love the layout of the new Carnival ships. So open and beautiful! We really ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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jmcathome

14 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Horizon Southern Caribbean

Choice this cruise as a group trip to try a new ship. Ship was fine but not too my liking. Plenty to do . Went to Ft. Lauderdale on Friday night . Drove to Miami on Sat morning and parked at Safe Cruise parking ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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mjarvis1485

1 Review Written

Carnival Horizon Feb 2020

Airport Transfers - We began by utilizing an airport to cruise port (Fort Lauderdale to Miami Cruise port) for the first time and we are so very happy we did - Jiffy Jeff. The driver(s) and vehicle were great! ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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aubrey08

2 Reviews Written

Enjoyable and memorable cruise

We went with this cruise because it's family friendly. We have a 3 and 5 year old and thought they would have fun at Camp Ocean. We also traveled with my parents who are in their 70's. Our rooms were right next to ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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ew-northcarolina

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Ship is over-rated but Great way to get away from winter and enjoy the Caribbean

This was our 8th cruise. We were on the Horizon out of Miami, in a deck 8 mid ship balcony cabin. We had early dining with a group of 12 adults. Our embarkation process went very smoothly. We practically ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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MrsCollier

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Horizon Havana Cabana was worth it!

This was my 2nd sailing on Carnival Horizon. We liked it so much cruising with one of our sons in June 2019, that after getting engaged in July and married in September, we decided to honeymoon on the Horizon. I'll ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Sagittarius traveler

1 Review Written

8 Days of Fun

Chose this cruise for the itinerary aurba and Curacao new places to visit never been before. Pros: 1) JiJi kitchen (restaurant), we reserved ahead of time for two nights and it was worth it first and last ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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swiegner

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disappointing compared to previous Carnival cruises

This was our fourth Carnival cruise. The embarkation experience was wonderful. The best we've ever had. We were originally upset because we wanted to purchase Faster to the Fun and it sold out before we could ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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kpowerscruiser

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Not Impressed

We're Platinum cruisers on carnival and like to take a New Years cruise every year. We've been on the Breeze and Vista before so we chose the Horizon because it was the newest in that class of ship. I would have ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Pamie61

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Enjoyed this ship immensely

I selected this ship (3/23/19) for the ports it was cruising to and it was a new ship. I enjoyed my entire week on this ship and am surprised by a lot of the negative comments I'm reading. Our balcony stateroom (mid ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Candi187

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly...

The Good - i enjoyed the ship as a whole but there was definitely room for major improvement. The layout while nice could have been better thought out as far as color scheme is concerned. I stayed in a Havana ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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MelissaBal

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

So fun, could use a couple tweaks

We chose this cruise for new ports we hadn’t visited, specific duration, and to experience a newer/large Carnival ship. I traveled with my 3 kids (18,13,11), and with a total group of 17. We stayed in 6235 which ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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tamarajamara

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Keep your expectations low, very low

I love cruising. Having sailed many cruises, itineraries, ship sizes, cabin types and lines from luxury to value. I do my homework before choosing and CC has provided many helpful tips. My mantra has always been ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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erica31194

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

A few new things but overall not impressed

We sailed on the "New" Carnival Horizon in July 2019. A family of four (2 adults and two teenagers) who have all cruised before on Carnival and Royal. We get two adjoining ocean front rooms. What we liked - ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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toocruisin2

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

We loved it, hope you will too!

New ship, new destinations. Pre-Cruise: We decided to fly into Ft Lauderdale from NYC, instead of Miami, and arrived on Thursday giving us a full one-day buffer in case of travel delays. We stayed at the ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Blondee58

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Amazing Ship---Elevators Horrible

This ship was beautiful, decor, clean, several restaurant, all great. The staff, crew and service was top notch. Food was great everywhere we ate. The elevator system on the other hand is nightmare. If you ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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CCLRCCLNCL

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Keeping things in perspective...

We are a family of five who have cruised Carnival, RCL, and Disney. We have no particular allegiance to any line, and I wanted to comment on a few things from our trip. When I read reviews, I tend to disregard the ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Msmith1811

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Worst overall experience I just came of a 8 day cruise on the Carnival Horizon

I just came of a 8 day cruise on the Carnival Horizon and it was the worst experience I have ever had on a Carnival ship. I will start by saying that the boarding process was fine. Once on board we went to the ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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tooserious

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Good Trip But Times Have Changed

We chose Carnival because it seemed to be the cruise line that appealed to our family in the past. Things have changed in the last 5 years on Carnival. We chose the Horizon because of the timing and because it was a ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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antb1963

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

High On Horizon

So our Cruise group sets out every two years on a adult only cruise. We need a break from the kids. Anyway in choosing a cruise, destination and ship are the main criteria for us. After our 2017 cruise we knew ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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513

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Awesome experience - completely exceeded my expectations

Our first cruise experience ever was the Carnival Fascination some 15+ years ago. We have a very nice time but with the caveat that the Carnival brand was a younger person's party cruise and we were ready for ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Carnivalfamily2019

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Excellent family vacation

Wide variety of activities and plenty of room to spread out. We loved the Playlist Productions shows - especially Soulbound and Celestial Strings. Only complaint was that the comedy club was too small. We still ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Ericamanz

1 Review Written

Horizon: I will be back!

We just got back today! This was a family cruise for my husband and I and our 2 kids, ages 10 and 9, and my Mom. I absolutely loved it, loved all the activities on board, found my happy place on the 2nd level ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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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