Carnival Freedom Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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2 out of 5

Not a good time had by all!

Sail Date: December 14, 2008

Reviewed: 8 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

Room steward was awesome, service was almost invisible. Dining room steward was a different story. Food was always cold and we were always served late. Steward was having a bad cruise the entire time and we paid the price. One of our dining companions had an insect in her food and it was barely acknowledged. Ship layout was tough. You had to go up from DECK 3 and then back down to get to the atrium on the oher side. This is cruise #8 for me and the first and last on Carnival.

Pros: The shows

Cons: Food, dining room stewards, ship layout

Recommends Carnival Freedom? No.

Food and Dining
Nasty and cold food.
Service and Staff
Asked for Matire'D on two occasions and was ignored. Purser staff was quite rude. One of our dining companions was served dinner with an insect and another had a table in the shopping rea fall on her foot and you would think thye sould have gotten more acknowledgement than a form letter.
Ship Quality
Not a good fowing layout for the dining rooms to the other pulic rooms.
Cabin / Stateroom
Stateroom (balcony cabin) was small, I don't see how the larger passengers got around if two average sized people found it close.
The assistant cruise director (AKA Big Sexy) was a blast.
Key West, Florida
OK port, nothing special.
George Town, Grand Cayman
Love the Grand Caymans
Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Nasty and smelly

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