Carnival Freedom Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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1 cruise (first)


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3 out of 5

A little disappointed

Sail Date: April 03, 2011

Reviewed: 6 years ago

Traveled As: Family (young children)

Room Type: Suite

We were a bit disappointed with our cruise. Always were told that it is reasonably priced with all that is available to you. To date, the most expensive vacation we've ever taken. We are big travelers and have been many places, mainly resorts and spas and that is what we will stick with. We may have just picked a bad time to go on our first cruise "Spring Break"! It is nice that you get to see several different places all in one vacation, that is the only plus/positive. Not sure will cruise again. If we do, will probably be another cruise line.

Pros: The ports of call and excursions

Cons: The hidden costs that you are unaware of on the cruise

Recommends Carnival Freedom? No.

Cabin / Stateroom
We stayed in an ocean suite, which was very nice. I couldn't imagine what this trip would have been like if we didn't stay in a suite. At least we had a nice room.
Ship Quality
Food and Dining
Not enough variety of food choices. It seemed like we were in a school cafeteria.
Service and Staff
Children's Programs
George Town, Grand Cayman

Don't Miss: The turtle farm
Ocho Rios, Jamaica
What a beautiful Island. Wanting to go back and stay at a resort/spa
Don't Miss: The Sky Explorer up to Mystic Mountain/Dunns river falls
Key West, Florida
Walking up and down Duval street was great!
Don't Miss: The one hour tour on the conch bus/very informative and see a lot

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