Decent Cruise, But Lacking In Some Areas

Carnival Freedom Cruise Review

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 5
Helpful Votes: 46

Overall rating:

4.1 out of 5
Carnival Freedom

7 Night Western Caribbean (Galveston Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 24, 2018

Ship: Carnival Freedom

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 1351

Traveled as: Family (young children)

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

This was our first cruise with Carnival. We had previously always gone with RCL. It was definitely an older ship with few amenities compared to other ships we’ve experienced. The food was pretty good and the service was exceptional.


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


3 out of 5

Children's Programs

4 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5

Ship tip

Make your expectations realistic. It is a fine cruise and the staff are incredible, however it is a much older ship and even though it has gone through a renovation, it lacks a lot of the design elements and amenities that the newer ships have.

Ports of call

Galveston, Texas

4 out of 5

Mahogany Bay, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

5 out of 5

Belize City, Belize

4 out of 5

Cozumel, Mexico

4 out of 5
I highly recommend the Dolphinaris dolphin experience! We got to swim with the dolphins, had snorkeling, paddle boards, beach access, and all you can eat buffet included.


4 out of 5
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