Western Caribbean

Carnival Freedom Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 16

Overall rating:

4.4 out of 5
Carnival Freedom

7 Night Western Caribbean (Galveston Roundtrip)

Sail date: November 17, 2019

Ship: Carnival Freedom

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 9225

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

I really liked this cruise just disappointed in a few things above. But I would definitely go back on this ship & these same ports.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Very smooth & organized.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Main dining room was delicious & the buffett was okay. But, Guys & Blue Iguana were delicious!!

Pizza Pirate

4 out of 5

Pizza was good I just wish they had a sausage or hamburger option.

Skybox Sports Bar

5 out of 5

I love my Kansas City Chiefs and they showed the game. It made it even better because there was other fans on board so watching the game was like watching it at home.

Guy's Burger Joint

5 out of 5

Delicious!! Line always moved fast.

Grand Buffet

3 out of 5

Not the greatest food. I did like how they added more choices for salads.

Deli

5 out of 5

Fast & delicious. Lots of choices to choose from.

Coffee Shop

5 out of 5

Coffee was delicious.

Blue Iguana Cantina

5 out of 5

Delicious & fast.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
We relaxed in the hottubs on the serenity deck almost every night. I dont like super hot hottubs so it was perfect temperature for me.

Serenity

5 out of 5

Spent every night up there. Was always dead and quiet.

Hot Tubs

5 out of 5

Hottubs weren't super hot which I loved. Got in them almost every night.

Guest Services / Shore Excursions

4 out of 5

Always fixed any of our problems. Wish they had more people there to get the line moving a little faster. Did have someone tell us one thing & went back the next day and denied saying it.

Entertainment

3 out of 5
We went on this ship before & had a blast. I still had a blast this time but the piano bar was horrible (we had Ben our first time so our expectations were high). We loved the comedy club they were hilarious (18+).

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
We took my little cousin who is 13 (circle c) & she had a blast at kids club. She met new friends & they always had something for them to do. The people working the kids club were also amazing!

Circle C

5 out of 5

My 13 year old cousin had a blast & met some new friends.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Everyone was so nice, helpful, & always had a smile on their face.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Always very clean & the layout was perfect because we really only used three floors.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Cabin was perfect size & always clean.

Ship tip

If it's your first cruise Freedom would be the perfect ship for you.

Ports of call

Galveston, Texas

5 out of 5
We parked at Discount Cruise Parking and had free shuttle. Once we arrived at the port it was very organized & everyone was so friendly.

Cozumel, Mexico

4 out of 5
Very clean & nice. I was a little disappointed because I thought we were porting at downtown & we didnt. We ported at Puerta Maya. This port was cheap.

Belize City, Belize

3 out of 5
Expensive but nice port area. There is a lot of shopping.

Mahogany Bay, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

3 out of 5
Expensive but very beautiful. Shopping right at port.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Smooth & easy.
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