Carnival Freedom Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Contributor Level: Purser

7+ cruises


Helpful Votes

3 out of 5

Good value

Sail Date: July 13, 2014

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

Cabin: GUAR

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.

Ship Quality
Food and Dining
Service and Staff
Onboard Activities
Destinations and Excursions
Grand Turk Island
Did the Ultimate snorkel,Great!
La Romana, Dominican Republic
Speedboat to Saona Island. Mama Lina is the best!!
Willemstad, Curacao
Booked an independent tour off the pier. Half the price of Carnival for similar tour.
Oranjestad, Aruba
Saw sea turtles nest hatching.You won't find that on the brochure!!


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

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