• TRAVEL NOTICE: Learn more about COVID-19
  • Newsletter
  • Write a Review
  • Boards
  • Find a Cruise
  • Reviews
  • Cruise Tips
  • News
  • Deals

Carnival Horizon Review

4.0 / 5.0
Editor Rating
401 reviews

Buffet was mediocre. Desserts horrible. Staff was great

Review for Carnival Horizon to the Western Caribbean
User Avatar
jclives
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Rating by category

Cabin
Embarkation
Dining
Public Rooms
Entertainment
Fitness & Recreation

Additional details

Sail Date: Feb 2020
Cabin: Premium Balcony

The ship is nice and the staff very friendly and helpful. Loved the sky ride. There was a worker named Milos who made our cruise more enjoyable. The rooms are nice as well. However the food on the buffet was mediocre. The breakfast was better than the dinner. I was totally disappointed with the desserts. Thought I was getting cake but instead the texture was a mixture between jello and pudding and tasteless. We still don’t know what that was. I noticed there was a lot of cheesecake which is fine if you happen to like cheesecake which my husband and I don’t. This is our six cruise and we would like to see an improvement in the food. Why can’t there be normal desserts like the classic cake or pies?

Would like to see a separate bar set up for serving cokes because when you pay to be able to have them, you have to go to the bar which takes forever because they are busy mixing alcoholic drinks and seemed to be more concerned with making them than messing with the cokes. Itjust seems like a hassle to just get a coke.

If you want pictures taken they have plenty of photographers taking them and they look nice. But you have to have a big pocket book to be able to purchase them. They charged $20 for just one picture that you can download on your phone or you can buy packages but be prepared to pay a lot of money. They would probably make more money if they made the pictures more affordable so that people would buy more.

Cabin Review

Premium Balcony

Very nice. Staff was very good at cleaning it and were very friendly. There’s plenty of room. But wished there was less Carnival advertising on the TV and more channels.

Port Reviews

Grand Cayman (Georgetown)

We didn’t take an excursion but we took a taxi to 7 Mile Beach and spent the day swimming. The beach is beautiful and it has food, drink and restrooms available. I would highly recommend going to this beach.

4 Helpful Votes
previous reviewnext review

Find a Carnival Horizon Cruise from $219

Want to cruise smarter?
Get expert advice, insider tips and more.
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy and Cookies Statement and Terms of Use.