Better than expected.

Carnival Freedom Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Sail Date: December 01, 2011
Ship: Carnival Freedom
Cabin Type: Suite
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 6 years ago

Staff was very helpful and did a great job. Ship's ambiance was "loud" . Many levels that you could not walk to other end of ship. Layout was poor. Missed having a full deck that you could walk around the ship after dinner. Spa was loud and poorly laid out.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
food was average. The Sun King Restaurant was well worth the extra $$. Our steak was as good if not better that any we have enjoyed at one of the high end steak houses. It was a much needed break from the average meals in the Posh dining room.


1 out of 5
Spa is ridiculous. No quiet waiting room to go to before your treatments. It was over priced and noisy.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Staff was wonderful! Spa area they just shrugged when we told them about the horrible distracting noises during our treatments.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Layout -Confusing & Loud, decor - tacky. Very clean.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
We had a suite, over all it was nice. Our attendant, Julio was exceptional. Beds and pillows were not the best, so we had a few nights with little sleep.

Pros: That there were areas to help us escape from the kids and noise.

Cons: Pillows, bed, Spa had horrible noise above the massage room. You could hear the help moving deck chairs, extreamly loud. Massage therapist apologized but said that is what they have to put up with all the time! Totally ruined a $300. spa day.

Recommends Carnival Freedom? No.

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