Carnival Freedom

Carnival Freedom Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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Carnival Freedom

8 Night Western Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail Date: August 29, 2009

Ship: Carnival Freedom

Cabin Type: Oceanview

Traveled As: Family (young children)

Reviewed: 8 years ago

Review Summary

Everything went well except for booking the shore excursion. Your company mentions a 15% discount on shore excursions and the shore desk didn't have any idea what I was talking about. Very disappointed.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
good variety, especially like the stir-fry and the fish and chips on the Lido deck during lunch. Dinners were good and our waiters were excellent

Entertainment

3 out of 5
shows were very good and enjoyable

Children's Programs

1 out of 5
My 10 year old son was not very happy with the program and only attended the first day. He said the staff was not very friendly and "had an attitude". I was surprised because he had enjoyed the programs in the pass.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
General Staff didn't go out of their way to be helpful with information regarding activities on board. Had to constantly ask for clarification of directions and information. very tiresome

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
very clean and happy with the turn down service. nice

Ports Of Call

Cozumel, Mexico

3 out of 5
took a taxi to the beach which was nice
Don't Miss: snorkling

Puerto Limon, Costa Rica

3 out of 5
Sloth Sanctuary was a nice tour. I highly recommend it.

Colon, Panama

1 out of 5
skip it. the town is very under developed and if you take a taxi to the locks and pay the $5.00 fee to see the ships moving thru the locks your done.
Don't Miss: Gautan lock, but Don't book a tour, just take a cab there.

Pros: days at sea

Cons: Panama, not much to do

Recommends Carnival Freedom? Yes!

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