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Carnival Transatlantic Cruise Reviews

Dining room server, excellent
In San Juan.
Public area.
Balcony stateroom.
Cruiser Rating
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Best cruise ever

Review for Carnival Horizon to Transatlantic

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dham
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My wife and I just did the back to back Trans Atlantic cruise, We were on the ship for 24 days. The ports were great, food was outstanding, crew was top of the line. Now this is not our 1st cruise, we are almost diamond members, Yes the crew had some bugs to work out but being a new ship that happens. I can't say enough about the food it was great, my wife and I always do the chef's table and Chef ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony


Transatlantic On Horizon - Beautiful Ship, Incredibly Calm crossing

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coasters
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

Notes for our Carnival Horizon Our 8th crossing... our 78th Cruise with multiple cruise lines. Booking and Air We booked this Maiden transatlantic of the Horizon looking forward to enjoying sea days on the newest ship in the Carnival fleet. Fortunately, Carnival had very reasonable pricing for our flights on United from Newark to Barcelona. Our flight departed Newark about 3 hrs. ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Premium Balcony


TransAtlantic Cruise on the Horizon

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Grandma Cartwright
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was our first time to go to Europe and to sail across the Atlantic. We really enjoyed all the ports in Europe and then the sea days on the ship. There is so much to do and loved all the food options available on this new ship. The Cruise Director, Mike Pack was the best cruise director that we have ever sailed with and we have been cruising since 1990. The entire crew was so helpful and ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony


Very Disappointing

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EMW-sun
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

PROS: The ship itself was very nice, Never felt crowded. Getting on and off the ship was very smooth for arrival, for departure, and for all ports, we enjoyed the Ping Pong tables which were in doors as opposed to our past cruises in which the tables were outdoors, For most days it was too cold and windy to enjoy the outdoor ship facilities. The gym also was very good, and we never had ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Interior


Will NEVER SAIL ON CARNIVAL AGAIN!

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Sle0902
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Had to get to US from Barcelona. Balcony Cabin was fine. Room steward was excellent. “My time dining” was very inconvenient. We had to check in on deck 5 and then proceed 2 decks down to deck 3 restaurant. Food was mediocre at best and sometimes inedible. Presentation was poor. Table settings were without tablecloths. I witnessed tables being wiped with wet cloths and silver ware placed on ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony


Not Sure Where to Start!

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lizwoods
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this ship because we were doing a transatlantic from Ft. Lauderdale to Rome on Celebrity Reflection and and we could fly to Barcelona for a couple days and catch the Horizon back home. Being a new ship we anticipated it being top notch! Just the opposite. Embarkation - We were told to be at the dock for 11am check in. We then had to sit and wait 2 hours before we could get on the ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony


3.5 . Mixed feelings - somethings were outstanding and some things, fell flat.

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KMR1225
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Transatlantic cruise from Barcelona to New York City --The main reason for taking this cruise was the itinerary and the cost was relatively reasonable. Embarkation/Disembarkation: In Barcelona we had an embarkation window of time assigned of 1:00 to 1:30, arrived, and flew through onto the ship. Fasted embarkation I have ever experienced on any cruise line. Once on the ship, we were hit ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony


Ship unable to handle 4000 passengers

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Cammy8
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

ELEVATORS - You can’t just jump on an elevator because there are no buttons inside to select your floor. You must select a floor BEFORE entering, so 2 elevators arrive, you miss them both while programing your desired floor, or even worse, a passenger holds the door, but the elevator simply won’t take the command because the elevator has arrived, huh? and you wait forever for the next elevator. ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Interior


Outstanding Cruise - TA

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cellfree
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

It was our first Trans Atlantic cruise and we were the fourth cruise itinerary on the Horizon. Everything was wonderful. The ship is beautiful and we found it easy to navigate. The Room Stewards and Wait Staff were great - could not have done more for us. Food was excellent in the Dining Room and on Lido. Deck. In the evenings on Lido the choices were outstanding - we typically do not eat on ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Interior


Great Fun Cruise

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JimmyTheSaint
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We sailed on the transatlantic cruise and had a wonderful two weeks. Having sailed on Vista a couple of years previously in The Med we knew what to expect from this class of ship and it didn't disappoint. Embarkation: very quick and easy, comfortable big cruise terminal in Barcelona with plenty of seats, a cafe, bar and a duty free shop that had its shelves picked clean - it was funny to watch. ...
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Sail Date: May 2018


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