Great cruise on the Carnival Freedom

Carnival Freedom Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 7
Helpful Votes: 53

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
Verified Review
8 Night Eastern Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)
Sail Date: December 13, 2014
Ship: Carnival Freedom
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: 1437
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 3 years ago

I have been in this vessel before, and the quality of the service, food, entertainment and overall treatment of passengers gets better with each new cruise.  The itinerary is the reason why I selected this cruise since it goes to most of my favorite ports. The only thing that I was not happy about is the cruise director, Wee Jimmy.  Although he is funny as a comedian, his Irish accent is stronger when he is using the loudspeaker to announce information that is important to new cruisers, such as debarkation details and overall information.  In person, he is likeable and friendly but somehow that does not carryover to when he uses the loudspeaker - either his voice is too low and/or speaking rather fast.  Otherwise it was a great cruise.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


5 out of 5

Children's Programs

Not used.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
This vessel because of its age, has very large outside cabins with plenty of space and storage areas.

Ship Tip

Go to breakfast early when ship is in port and you want to make your tour time, since too many people will be there trying to eat at the same time.

5 out of 5
Even though there were 2 vessels in port, it was easy to move around the downtown area.
5 out of 5
You have to do a tour in this port, since the only thing available in the port area is a Casino (Great) shops and places to eat and drink. To see the Island you have to leave the port.
5 out of 5
Great Port but very little time there to really appreciate the beauty of this Island.
3 out of 5
All the activities worth doing take place is the port area.
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