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Picked this cruise due to the upfront costs. MANY upgrades available. Seemed like they were always looking to charge extra money. On the deck, saw exposed wires, with torn masking tape nearby. Saw large amounts of (long, black) hair in drains on Serenity deck. Crazy layout of the ship - multiple dead ends! What's with that on a new ship? Dining room was dark and dated. Cabin had very good storage. What is it with the sofa covered in plastic?? We asked for an additional blanket to cover the sofa. As so many others mentioned - cloth shower curtain. Towels are worn and scratchy. Bed linens were white and soft. Cabin was kept clean, but you have to ask for twice a day service! Plugs - too few and none near the bed! On a new ship!! Multiple dining options for additional cost. Liked JiJi and the Italian restaurant. Steakhouse was OK...they have a table-side dessert, but have to order for entire table and then then the "art" is eaten, but the choices were like fruit roll-ups, wafer cookies, and other unappetising choices. Best lunch, included, was the pork buffet. Dining room dinners were fair. Waiters do a song and dance and everyone has to wait for food - what's with that decision? Comedians were OK, no large production. seating in entertainments areas is terrible. You have to get the first few rows in order to see and there are multiple columns in the rooms...in a new ship??? Casino was smoky and right in the middle, so smoke affected other areas. Didn't use Carnival excursions. Elevators make you wait forever and you have no idea how long the wait is. ANYONE having to use elevators should be made aware. Many people with disabilities waited a really long time. We used the stairs to avoid the elevators whenever possible. Beware of the entrance to the 3rd floor main dining room - only one elevator/stairs goes there!

New Ship? Nope, dated and in poor condition

Carnival Horizon Cruise Review by PADM2Cruise

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Picked this cruise due to the upfront costs. MANY upgrades available. Seemed like they were always looking to charge extra money.

On the deck, saw exposed wires, with torn masking tape nearby. Saw large amounts of (long, black) hair in drains on Serenity deck.

Crazy layout of the ship - multiple dead ends! What's with that on a new ship? Dining room was dark and dated.

Cabin had very good storage. What is it with the sofa covered in plastic?? We asked for an additional blanket to cover the sofa. As so many others mentioned - cloth shower curtain. Towels are worn and scratchy. Bed linens were white and soft. Cabin was kept clean, but you have to ask for twice a day service!

Plugs - too few and none near the bed! On a new ship!!

Multiple dining options for additional cost. Liked JiJi and the Italian restaurant.

Steakhouse was OK...they have a table-side dessert, but have to order for entire table and then then the "art" is eaten, but the choices were like fruit roll-ups, wafer cookies, and other unappetising choices.

Best lunch, included, was the pork buffet. Dining room dinners were fair. Waiters do a song and dance and everyone has to wait for food - what's with that decision?

Comedians were OK, no large production. seating in entertainments areas is terrible. You have to get the first few rows in order to see and there are multiple columns in the rooms...in a new ship??? Casino was smoky and right in the middle, so smoke affected other areas.

Didn't use Carnival excursions.

Elevators make you wait forever and you have no idea how long the wait is. ANYONE having to use elevators should be made aware. Many people with disabilities waited a really long time. We used the stairs to avoid the elevators whenever possible. Beware of the entrance to the 3rd floor main dining room - only one elevator/stairs goes there!
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Balcony
Cabin 8C 8370
Nice balcony, center ship, no obstructions. This ship didn't have a sliding glass door to balcony- on a new ship? regular door, with glass, hard to open.
Deck 8 Inside Cabins, Balcony Cabins