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Horizon Review

3.5 / 5.0
Editor Rating
73 reviews

Value Focused Good Cruise That Delivers As Expected

Review for Horizon to the Southern Caribbean
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10+ Cruises • Age 50s

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Public Rooms
Fitness & Recreation

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Sail Date: Dec 2013
Traveled with children

My family and I just disembarked from a 7 day cruise with Croisieres de France on the Horizon. My wife, 4-year-old daughter and I enjoyed the cruise and would cruise again for the value.

Now, a bit more. I've done 23 cruises before this one, 14 with my wife and 1 with all three of us. We've been on all the major US-focused lines except Carnival (Royal, NCL, HAL, Princess, Celebrity, Costa, etc) and favor Celebrity above all else for their food, service and quality (in that order). We found an amazing value on this cruise with my daughter cruising for port tax only and airline tickets with miles that made this trip an easy choice based on the value. We like a quiet cruise - we've done all the big excursions and whatnot. We like dinner to be nice and enjoy quiet family time for the majority of our travels.

CDF is a French/European line. Period. On a ship of 2,000 there were maybe 8 Americans and 2 Brits. The majority spoke French or Spanish. The crew nearly all spoke English - certainly well enough for us to never go without all week. Since we don't go on trips to meet folks this worked out VERY well... all those annoying conversations you hear on ships were just white noise since neither of us spoke French or Spanish well enough to understand most of it.

Cabin Review

Cabin Inside

Nice sized room with updated TV - bring along an HDMI cable and you can plug right in with whatever device you bring.

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