Overall a great cruise

Freedom of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern


Contributor Level: Third Mate
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 10

Overall Rating:

5.0 out of 5
Verified Review
Eastern Caribbean
Sail Date: March 06, 2016
Ship: Freedom of the Seas
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 9692
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 1 year ago

This was our 4th cruise, 2nd with Royal Carribean. Overall, we were very pleased with our cruise experience. 

Boarding and port experience went as smoothly as could be expected.  Our room was ready when we arrived.  Luggage arrived later in the afternoon.  First evening was wonderful, arrived in Coco Cay the next day but were informed that the winds and sea were a bit too rough for us to go ashore.  Disappointed about that but knew that that was a possibility.  Winds worsened and seas were very rough.  Captain kept us informed very well as we headed on to St. Thomas.  Days in port at St. Thomas and St. Martin were great.  Shore excursions through RC were great.  Upon leaving St. Martin, seas were again super rough.  45 mph winds.  Again the captain kept us well informed and thankfully we had no issues such as motion sickness.  Two sea days turned out beautifully.  Winds calmed and it was smooth sailing from then on. 

The ship is beautiful.  Really loved the promenade and enjoyed just sitting and snacking in the café and Sorrentos pizza several times.  Shows were wonderful each night.  Enjoyed the game shows and things in the Star Lounge as well.  Dining was great, no complaints about the food.  We had My Time dining and that was a bit of a challenge at times.  I had thought we could go anytime, but that is not the case at all.  That was my only complaint.  Overall, dining was ok and what we expected. 

We had a great time celebrating our 20th anniversary on this cruise and would definitely recommend.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
no complaints!

Ship Tip

If you want a seat in the Windjammer be there when the doors open.

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