7 days is too long

Carnival Freedom Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 6

Overall Rating:

2 out of 5
Verified Review
Western Caribbean
Sail Date: December 19, 2015
Ship: Carnival Freedom
Cabin Type: Inside
Cabin Number: 6203
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago

All of the ship's personnel were friendly but unless you plan on just spending money non-stop for 7 days you may want to book a shorter cruise. The port stops were extremely rushed due to the excursions being located at least an hour from the actual ports and we never even actually went to Cozumel, but went to Playa Del Carmen instead and we were warned not to leave the general area of all the ports (Carnival owns or has partnerships with all of the businesses in that area). Unless you take an excursion then you don't even really get to take in any of the native culture. The Chic and Posh restaurants were very crowded and you had to not only wait for a table but the service was fairly slow. It wasn't a very good experience for a first cruise.


Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
5 out of 5
3 out of 5
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