1st time cruise experience

Carnival Freedom Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
Verified Review
Western Caribbean
Sail Date: March 05, 2016
Ship: Carnival Freedom
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: 2234
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 1 year ago

As our 1st experience on a cruise it was ok. We have 4 children and always try to plan something special for their spring break.  As this was a little pricy option it was something different and gave us time to pay out.  We had a good time but there were some disappointments. We were excited to go to Belize and that did not get to happen because the ship could not port do to high winds. It would have been nice to be compensated for that other then the $16.25 in taxes to use in a future cruise. We changed our cruise from royal Caribbean to carnival freedom because it was going to Belize and then we didn't get to go and all we pretty much got was a sorry. There could have also been more live shows and change up food options on the buffets. Could have been a much better experience but we still had some fun. 

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Good but need different options through the week.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Some rude people at service desk. Shout out to Arnold at Posh.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Temperature in room was to warm but was nice set up and friendly house keeping staff.

Ship Tip

Loved the towels animals left in room each evening.

3 out of 5
1 out of 5
Did not get to port. Very disappointed!
5 out of 5
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