Enjoy Carnival but will not use Freedom again.

Carnival Freedom Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 8

Overall rating:

4 out of 5
Carnival Freedom

7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Galveston Roundtrip)

Sail date: March 04, 2017

Ship: Carnival Freedom

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 8377

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

Most of the voyage was good --but having to bypass Key West due to weather was a bummer.  The smoke coming from the casino kept us off deck 5 where all the shops were.  Have been on other ships with a casino--never noticed the smoke--but this was bad.  Entertainment was average--everyone complained of lazers bothering their eyes.  Best entertainment was the waiters who kept us entertained and they were good dancers.  The Matra-d was fantastic--went by Chubby--had his waiters working hard to keep everyone in good spirits.  Room cleaners were good and very cheerful.  I would recommend Carnival to anyone--went on the Magic a couple of years ago--but won't use the freedom again due to the smoke and the crowded feeling everywhere.

 

 

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Cabin was kept clean and the workers were friendly and worked hard.

Ship tip

If you are a non smoker I would not recommend the Freedom due to the Casino smoke. It was all out in the halls and could be smelled on other floors.

Ports of call

Galveston, Texas

5 out of 5

Key West, Florida Did not visit port

Did not dock in Key West due to weather.

Freeport, Grand Bahama Island

1 out of 5
Docking area not very scenis and not much to do there.

Nassau, Bahamas

5 out of 5
Enjoyed Nassau--had a good tour with a good tour guide and went to Atlantas which was great.
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