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Carnival Freedom Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 3

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
Verified Review
8 Night Southern Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)
Sail Date: July 13, 2014
Ship: Carnival Freedom
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: GUAR
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 3 years ago

We have been on a dozen or so cruises in the past, half of them with carnival. Although we enjoyed this cruise, we noticed some problems with consistencies of service levels. While our cabin Steward, Marco, gave us the attention we have come to expect on cruises, we had issues with the consistency of the food and service in the dining area.My wife returned the pasta entrees 2 night in a row, the lasagna was soupy and the pasta was undercooked the next night. We had a private table for dining betweeen 3 very large groups and practically disappeared to the wait staff. Disappointing. Loved the greasy Guys'  Burgers and toppings on the Lido deck and the bar staff was very friendly escpecially Latoya in the Red Frog bar.Overall a good experience but we are considering cruising with a different cruiseline for our next cruise to get a current comparison.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Ship Tip

If you request a private table, make sure its not in area where you will not be swallowed up by the surrounding groups.

5 out of 5
Did the Ultimate snorkel,Great!
5 out of 5
Speedboat to Saona Island. Mama Lina is the best!!
3 out of 5
Booked an independent tour off the pier. Half the price of Carnival for similar tour.
5 out of 5
Saw sea turtles nest hatching.You won't find that on the brochure!!
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