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Freedom of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 17

Overall rating:

5 out of 5
Freedom of the Seas

7 Night Southern Caribbean (San Juan Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 24, 2019

Ship: Freedom of the Seas

Cabin type: Inside

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Both my wife and I feel it was a better experience than we had anticipated by far. We are definitely planning to do it again as soon as financially possible. And plan to continue the journey year after year.


5 out of 5
Simple efficient and quick

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Friendly efficient staff and very tasty food We felt like royalty

Johnny Rockets

5 out of 5

Johnny Rockets is always a fun place to visit wife has to be creative as she is vegetarian but staff was very helpful and very understanding enjoyable experience

Windjammer Marketplace

5 out of 5

What an awesome place to eat and choices beyond number great great service want to give special mention to to drink girls that helped us out Elle,and Martina. Also the omelette girl Agata. These three ladies where are choice of outstanding service they saw to our needs everyday and we're very very pleasant

Main Dining Room

5 out of 5

Roxy was our lady at table 527 she was amazing her or and the young man who assisted her saw to all of our needs we were 11 in a group and no one not wanted for anything more after each meal food beyond my expectations very tasty and a great choice in each category

Cafe Promenade

5 out of 5

No long lines that we saw enjoyed the food and the service friendly staff awesome to have this venue on this ship

Ben and Jerry's

5 out of 5

The service was excellent the ice cream always tasty we did point out to the girl serving us that half of the Ben and Jerry's logo lights out front were burned out she called someone but we never saw the rest of the cruise a fixing result

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
We enjoyed the pools The hot tubs Mini golf rock climbing and just walking around the ship

Swimming Pools

5 out of 5

The pools and the amenities around them were awesome relaxing stress relieving plenty of Room plenty of sunshine plenty of water this included the hot tubs as well very enjoyable I did not want to leave but I had to get off the ship to enjoy the excursions and then unfortunately we had to get off the ship We wish it could have went longer

Rock Climbing Wall

5 out of 5

Fun activity for all 1st time my wife has been up a rock wall and she is a little afraid of heights made it 3/4 the way up and enjoyed every 2nd of it

Logo Souvenir Shop

5 out of 5

Lots of awesome things here wish I had the money to buy one of each thanks for the selection

General Store

5 out of 5

Lots of choices friendly staff and actually needed a couple of things thanks for this venue

Dunes Mini Golf

5 out of 5

Wife and I love to golf Mini golf on the ship just as fun as the challenge got better with the slight motion of the ship very fun brought up some laughter


5 out of 5
We enjoyed to of the interactive gaming nights had A-blast laughed a lot


5 out of 5

The promenade was mind blowing I compared it To the Mall of America back home on the water large very fun very active did not feel like you were on board a ship awesome I can't think of bigger words

Children's Programs

Did not travel with children but saw the advantages of what was available

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
In our minds top notch could not have asked for a bitter Room attendant and the adjacent Room attendant was extremely friendly our dining staff very very helpful friendly efficient Roxy was number 10 top notch

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
We never saw anything out of place always saw someone polishing cleaning wiping down the ship was immaculate

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
We were in Cabin 8291 a promenade view cabin for us at the time it was very nice efficient for what we needed very clean and provided great sleep

Ship tip

Try not to overload your daily activities walk around and take each moment as it comes to you don't over plan your day be in the moment and enjoy yourself there is plenty of things provided for you to do if you don't already have excursions planned if you get bored on this ship it's your fault

Ports of call

San Juan, Puerto Rico

5 out of 5
This is where we began our trip we arrived a couple of days early walked around old San Juan and over in the newer parts of Puerto Rico loved it loved the people love the atmosphere the vibe cannot wait to return again very very stress relieving atmosphere

Willemstad, Curacao

5 out of 5
Very beautiful stremely friendly people had an excursion definitely do it again awesome shopping

Oranjestad, Aruba

5 out of 5
Wonderful place beautiful water transportation worked out perfect for our excursion relaxing stress relieving

Basseterre, St. Kitts

5 out of 5
Had a kattamaran excursion Extremely fun it was a party non stop enjoyed ourselves immensely definitely do it again

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

5 out of 5
1st time on this side of the port used to the other side understand the damage that the hurricane caused but friendly people decide shops friendly found everything we wanted


5 out of 5
Sufficient seem to take a little bit longer then should have but was not disagreeable and humorous at times

Traveler Photos

Dinner with my wife On the way to Nevis
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