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A family member chose the cruise; we sail Carnival annually, but do not do so in the summer months and we have never sailed out of NY. Our family member was in Havana and were on the 10th Fl w/balcony. Neither of us understood what the Havana rooms meant until we got on board. It is essentially a private section of the boat for those peope with Havana rooms only. What a waste - that pool was never used - while the 2 small pools on 10 were overcrowded. the ship was new and beautiful. On this ship it would be easier to list what i did like instead of what i didn't- The rooms were nice slightly smaller, - j ust like everything else on board - SMALLER - the theatre 1/2 size, wasted space, lines winding around the ship to wait and see if you could get a seat 1/2 hour before showtime; 2 small pools for 4900 people and 1/2 the poolside chairs; very hard to find shade; a serenity deck to get away from all the kids with no way to cool off and wasted space;music blaring to suit only the NY guests - YUCH; did not seem to see many staff roaming and interacting like they "usually" do; lots of activities - always at the same time as dinner or another popular activity; no appropriate place to play bingo; and food - with lots of dining options; the food was good except in the dining room - no flavor and seemed like the meats were recycled. and lines everywhere! The social director was their 1 saving grace. too much $ spent on looks and electronics; so disappointed. In all fairness - Carnival seemed to try to appeal to the Generation Z crowd and in spite of Carnival's best attempts to appeal AND circumvent human nature - in spite of itsself, i have never seen such waste and selfish behavior from fellow passengers. i felt badly for the ship's staff at times. Seemed more like a party ship - the 'old' carnival image.

Such A Disappointment

Carnival Horizon Cruise Review by LizzieA

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A family member chose the cruise; we sail Carnival annually, but do not do so in the summer months and we have never sailed out of NY. Our family member was in Havana and were on the 10th Fl w/balcony. Neither of us understood what the Havana rooms meant until we got on board. It is essentially a private section of the boat for those peope with Havana rooms only. What a waste - that pool was never used - while the 2 small pools on 10 were overcrowded.

the ship was new and beautiful. On this ship it would be easier to list what i did like instead of what i didn't- The rooms were nice slightly smaller, - j ust like everything else on board - SMALLER - the theatre 1/2 size, wasted space, lines winding around the ship to wait and see if you could get a seat 1/2 hour before showtime; 2 small pools for 4900 people and 1/2 the poolside chairs; very hard to find shade; a serenity deck to get away from all the kids with no way to cool off and wasted space;music blaring to suit only the NY guests - YUCH; did not seem to see many staff roaming and interacting like they "usually" do; lots of activities - always at the same time as dinner or another popular activity; no appropriate place to play bingo; and food - with lots of dining options; the food was good except in the dining room - no flavor and seemed like the meats were recycled. and lines everywhere!

The social director was their 1 saving grace. too much $ spent on looks and electronics; so disappointed.

In all fairness - Carnival seemed to try to appeal to the Generation Z crowd and in spite of Carnival's best attempts to appeal AND circumvent human nature - in spite of itsself, i have never seen such waste and selfish behavior from fellow passengers. i felt badly for the ship's staff at times. Seemed more like a party ship - the 'old' carnival image.
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Cabin 10252
new - nice - clean. Loved the new feature with saving electricity
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