fabulous trip in a large group with teen
Freedom of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western
Sail Date: March 16, 2008
Ship: Freedom of the Seas
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 10 years ago
Freedom of the Seas is a very beautiful, clean and new ship, and the cabin staff is well trained to service the guests. The food services are flexible enough to allow variety, for a small or large group. The food services also caters to persnickety teen palates, and schedules. The dining facilities were extremely nice at each venue. Room service was less than what it could have been. The menu was limited and dull.
In review of ports, we were unable to depart at Labadee, Haiti, due to weather. The experience at Jamaica, Ocho Rios was a huge disappointment. The beach was dirty and limited in size, with the sewage pipe from the restrooms running directly into the small beach where Freedom of the Seas clients ventured into the surf. The Dunn Falls climb was very slow, crowded, treacherous and somewhat dangerous. I was very surprised that this beach was a Royal Carribean venue.
Food and Dining
Service and Staff
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Ports of Call
Don't Miss: Stingray Cove and fish snorkeling.
Don't Miss: nothing, this port should be avoided
Pros: fabulous facilities, clean, safe, flexible food plans.
Cons: constant drink hawking on deck, need to supervise daughter's spending with open card