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Freedom of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 9

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
Sail Date: February 01, 2008
Ship: Freedom of the Seas
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 10 years ago
We just sailed on the Freedom of The Seas and after 15 prior cruises it was the most incredible vacation that anyone who has children could ever possibly imagine. From the moment that we stepped on board our kids had an absolute amazing time. They didn't quite know where to begin. They first enjoyed the waterpark and they couldn't believe that there were hot tubs for kids only (our children are 7, 9 and 10). Then they went to the flowrider to try their boogie boarding skills. It was incredible. Then we played a round of miniature golf and on our way to the elevator we couldn't help by stop by the basketball court to shoot some hoops. It was now time to register for Adventure Camp. Wow, after that, we had to book times to see our kids. They were busy all the time and they could't wait to see Stingray and Marty McFarty and Lana Banana and the rest of the gang for a great time. Not to mention the scavenger hunts and Gaga ball tournaments, hula hooping contests and talent show that they all won medals for their efforts. But wait, how could you miss the chance to ice skate! How much fun is that when you have just sunbathed and are wearing a t-shirt! I'm not sure who enjoyed it the most. It was so much fun. The entertainment was superb. The cruise director Alan was really funny and quick witted. The shows were fantastic and the comedian Rick Starr was absolutely hysterical. The food was incredible much to our surprise after cruising with Holland America and Celebrity so many times. The presentation was outstanding and the variety and quality was fantastic. The alternative restaurents were really lovely and Johnny Rockets food and fun service was memorable. Our adjoining cabins were lovely and even though they were smaller than what we have been used to in the past, they exceeded our expectations. All the staff was outstanding from the wait staff to the stateroom attendants. When it was time to depart from the ship, all 3 kids cried and begged us to promise to take them back as soon as possible. We have been back for one week and they can't wait to go back on board. What a time we had! It's almost I week letter and I'm still talking about it.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5


5 out of 5
You can be as busy as a bee.

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
GAGA ball

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Why, of course, Mageans Bay
3 out of 5
There is abolutely no reason to get off the ship.
Don't Miss: don't get off the ship

Pros: waterpark for children

Cons: nothing

Recommends Freedom of the Seas? Yes!

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