Carnival Freedom Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

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4-6 cruises


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3 out of 5

Not the FUN ship anymore...

Sail Date: June 16, 2012

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Traveled As: Family (older children)

Room Type: Inside

Overall, it was an OK cruise. Food was average and wait staff at dinner was overwhelmed with too many tables..but they did their best and were a joy. Midnight Party on deck was pre-empted by folks watching the Maimi heat basketball game. There was very little dancing which I remember doing quite a bit of during our last carnival cruise. Disco was dead and required your license to get in. They had a live band in a small area outside Casino - but a very small dance floor and lots of SMOKE - since this was a smoking area. The ship did get a good spot at all the ports of call.

Pros: Serenity portion of ship

Cons: No dancing atomosphere - Disco was dead!

Recommends Carnival Freedom? Yes!

Lots of comedians... which we liked.. but lack of party atmosphere at night with dancing wasn;t there. Nor did they seem to encourage it.
Food and Dining
Dinner wait staff was overwhelmed. Food choices were very good - taste - not so much..
Ship Quality
I enjoyed the Serenity part of the boat, the water slide and the layout such that you could watch movies on the top deck and they also showed a beach seen during the day - which was pretty cool.
Service and Staff
Cabin / Stateroom

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