Freedom of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Deck Hand

Experience
7+ cruises

Review
1

Helpful Votes
4

1 out of 5

Terrible trip!

Sail Date: December 18, 2011

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Traveled As: Family w/older children

Room Type: Inside

I felt like the cruise line only wanted to get as many people packed on the ship as possible. It was in poor condition, for a ship as new as this one, the appearance was poor. This is my 9th cruise, and the 5th with royal caribbean, and it was the worst food I have ever had on a ship. I came away so disappointed that I really don't think I will take a cruise vacation again. The performers were talented, but the revues were cheesy, and my family walked out on both shows.

Pros: being with my family, the service and the cruise director

Cons: Everything else! I was packed on the ship like a sardine, the food was very poor quality, the shows were adequate

Recommends Freedom of the Seas? No.

Food and Dining
I loved our waiter, and the service was great - but the food was just adequate. The windjammer was a mess all the time, and I felt more like cattle than a person. The food in the dining room was better - but the worst of any cruise I have been on.
Ship Quality
Several areas were closed for repair and maintenance many times. Everything seemed messy and crowded every where I went!
Entertainment
Everything was so crowded that my family and I could not participate and/or enjoy many of the activities that we were looking forward to doing.
Cabin / Stateroom
The stateroom was clean and nice, and my room steward was very attentive and friendly.
Service and Staff
The staff that I interacted with was the saving grace on the ship. They were all very helpful, friendly and attentive. But, compared to other cruises, they were spread too thin, and had a hard time keeping up with the demand of many passengers.


Was this review helpful? 4

Be the first to comment


Leave a Comment

Remember: Be polite and respectful. Our diverse community is home to members with different opinions and a broad range of cruise experiences.

Anonymous



*Cruiseline.com is not a booking agent or travel agency, and does not charge any service fees to users of our site. Our partners (travel agencies and cruise lines) provide prices, which we list for our users' convenience. Cruiseline.com does not guarantee any specific rates or prices. While prices are updated daily, please check with the booking site for the exact amount. Cruiseline.com is not responsible for content on external web sites.

Back to Top