Carnival Freedom Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Contributor Level: Purser

4-6 cruises


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2 out of 5

It Was OK, not great ...

Sail Date: August 16, 2014

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

The important things, 1. Cabin: the beds are very hard (ours was anyway) in our balcony stateroom. Water from the shower always ended up on the bathroom floor no matter how we tried to keep it away from that side.Hated standing in wet while I was getting ready. Crew were good however, always brought ice when we needed and kept cabin clean. Deck 7 was a good deck, no noise. 2. The food was ok, not great. Did not realize that sit down breakfast is only 8-9 AM and no sit down lunch. All the meals, except dinner, are at the buffet. Would have liked the option to sit down and get served rather than have to stand on long lines to get a meal. 3. Entertainment: the shows were ok, again not great. The only great part was the Punchliner comedy club. That made up for it. 4. Ports of call: Aruba and Curacao were great, Dominican Republic and Grand Turk did not have much to offer.  This was our first time on a Carnival cruise although we have sailed on other lines (Holland America, RCL,Princess), I think we would be hard pressed to do another Carnival.

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