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Freedom of the Seas Cruise Review to Europe - Western Mediterranean

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 21

Overall rating:

4.1 out of 5
Freedom of the Seas

7 Night Western Mediterranean (Barcelona Roundtrip)

Sail date: September 24, 2017

Ship: Freedom of the Seas

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 7614

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

I liked the feeling of waking up to a new and exciting site every morning. A start of a new day with breakfast brought to you on your balcony was splendid. Much better than the morning we tried a crowded and heartattacking start at the restaurant.


4 out of 5
Thight and crowded, added with some unpleasant fellow travelers without any developed emphasis (that there might be some others wanting in line). Still, with some of the ships best serviceminded crew on deck, the embarkation went very effectively

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Very good to excellent

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Poils was a bit of a disappointment, but rock-climbing and fitness center was excellent


5 out of 5
High quality shows

Children's Programs

Not with children, nor did we see much activities for children

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Unfortunately varied extremely. At the supposedly best restaurant (grill) Mike the vaiter was realy rude and was loudly expressing (vocal and physically) what he was going to do with his girlfriend once he came back to her.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
You can see and feel the years she has had on the sea now, but they maintain her well and clean her evry second they can. Toilets are cleaned 24/7, not evry hour. That was impressive!

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Nive room and balcony. Hard bed, but with som extra under, we slept well.

Ship tip

Drink package is a good idea and will save you money

Ports of call

Barcelona, Spain

5 out of 5

Villefranche-Sur-Mer, France

5 out of 5

La Spezia, Italy

5 out of 5
You don't need to use expensive and tiring RCL excursions. Just take the train and bring your hiking shoes

Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

2 out of 5
To far from anything

Naples, Italy

4 out of 5
You don't need to use expensive and tiring RCL excursions. But watch for pickpockets


4 out of 5
Effective. You don't need to use expensive and tiring RCL bus to the airport. Faster and cheaper with a taxi. It's a lot of them waiting outside

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