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Freedom of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 37

Overall rating:

5 out of 5
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Freedom of the Seas

Eastern Caribbean

Sail date: November 17, 2013

Ship: Freedom of the Seas

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: GTY

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 8 years ago

Review summary

The cruise is worth every penny.     Check in was fairly easy,  waited in line for about 30 minutes but did expect that.  Young lady who checked us in was very informative and cheerful.  Our room was very nice, clean, and we enjoyed the balcony very much and recommend choosing a room with one.  Our room stewart Agus was attentive, non intrusive, helpful, always smiling and cleaned the room at least twice a day.  There is lots of activities to keep you busy all day or places to retreat on deck to relax and read or nap.  Our head waiter Alex was charming and right on top of everything.    The food was delicious and plentiful.  I would recommend having lunch in the restaurant when possible instead of the buffet, less options but more enjoyable and it was excellent.   You may as well go to the buffet for breakfast, its crowded but lots of choices and everything is clean and presented nicely.  I would recommend not playing the slot machines,   we did and pretty much got zero return.   If you like to gamble stick to the tables. 

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
dinner superb, lunch very good, breakfast good

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
very good, staff is enthusiastic

Entertainment

5 out of 5
many activies, easy to find them

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
staff is wonderful

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
very clean, showing a little age but overall very good

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
everything you need is there, clean, shower has lots of pressure and hot water

Ship tip

don't play the slot machines, very tight!

Ports of call

Port Canaveral, Florida

5 out of 5
great, port staff is friendly and helpful

Cococay (Cruise Line's Private Island)

5 out of 5
best one, water is simply beautiful and great place to relax, no pressure

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

1 out of 5
did the turtle snokeling excursion, not worth it

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

5 out of 5
shopping destination, if you love shopping its great
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