If you want to stick to your diet, not be hurried and stay humble this is your cruise

Freedom of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern
Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 4
Helpful Votes: 22

Overall Rating:

1 out of 5
Freedom of the Seas

Eastern Caribbean

Sail Date: April 06, 2014

Ship: Freedom of the Seas

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled As: Family (young children)

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review Summary

You will stick to your diet as the food is terrible, you won't be hurried as you will be standing in line and you will stay humble because the crew is so very rude. The bloom is off the rose on this ship, we lost one engine on this cruise, the linens are frayed and it is badly in need of attention. The cruise director sets the tone for an arrogent and odd staff.

There is a problem on any cruise ship when 3,000 guests want 500 pool chairs, it is worse here when they sell 50 or so of them so now it is only 450 chairs. The windjammer restaurant, (main buffet) is simply terrible when compared to other ships, crowded, poor variety and low quality. There are very few entertainment choices and only one poolside band who plays the same songs every day.

It seems that years of cost cutting are catching up with this ship to provide a low quality experience, a crew who hate their job and the guests and few options for entertainment. Again and again we heard people say "I can't wait to get off this ship". 

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
Poor quality

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5


3 out of 5
Some good and some bad

Children's Programs

3 out of 5
Some great some just average

Service and Staff

1 out of 5
Rude, bored staff

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
needs some updating

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5
They need to overhaul these rooms, everything is old and falling apart

Ports Of Call

Cococay (Cruiseline's Private Island)

5 out of 5

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas Did not visit port

arrived late, chaotic off boarding.

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

5 out of 5
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