A shopping mall over the sea

Freedom of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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7 Night Western Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)
Sail Date: April 29, 2012
Ship: Freedom of the Seas
Reviewed: 5 years ago
Very good tecnhology used for the shows, but also a very good money maker which felt more like paying to be at a shopping mall which took more of the space of the ship. If you like the experience of looking at the ocean or feeling near the ocean I do not recommend this cruise. Many places had no windows or windows were packed with people. The only very nice place with ocean view was reserved for diamond members. Dining times were either 5:30 or 8:30 instead of 6:00 or 8:00. This times were not good I guess because in order to accomodate so many people. Very long lines to get off the ship and to get from island to the ship etc. I recommend better a smaller ship such as the Serenades of the Seas (also from Royal Caribbean) if you want a more ship going over the ocean experience, more relaxing with less people. however if you prefer to have more entertainment even if you have to wait and have long lines etc (more like an amusement park and shopping mall experience than cruising) then I recommed you this hsip.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Pros: Excellent Shows

Cons: Felt more like a huge shopping mall than the ship, only a few places to sit looking at the ocean. Very crowded.

Recommends Freedom of the Seas? No.

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