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Freedom of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 6

Overall Rating:

4.7 out of 5
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Freedom of the Seas

7 Night Southern Caribbean (San Juan Roundtrip)

Sail Date: September 29, 2019

Ship: Freedom of the Seas

Cabin Number: 8613

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 1 month ago

Review Summary

This was one of the most enjoyable Cruise my wife and I have ever taken. We were able to visit four ports we had never been to before. This was the largest ship that we had sailed on so far, yet never did we feel crowded or overwhelmed. Looking forward to the next Cruise.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Almost no wait at all.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Overall the food was good. Other than the superb service, the food in the buffet was as good if not better on a few nights.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
The pools and hottubs were not overly crowded except the last day. The fitness center and sauna were clean and inviting. It was a shame the steam room was not functioning.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
The comedians were wonderful even during the family shows. Most of the production shows seemed typical of cruise entertainment yet still good.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
All of the personal experiences with the staff were wonderful. I did witness a couple of incidents with other guests where the crew seemed on the interested in assisting.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
You can see the wear and tear on the ship though things were clean. The ship is due for dry dock and refurbishment in a couple of months, and looking forward to seen the changes.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
The cabin was always clean meet an organized. Loved having The View of the crowns and shops below us.

Ports Of Call

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

5 out of 5
The open bus Excursion provided a good sample of the Dutch side of the island.

Basseterre, St. Kitts

4 out of 5
Enjoy the 4 by 4 Adventure into the center of the island. Wish we had seen more wildlife, but the plants and Views were spectacular.

St. John's, Antigua

5 out of 5
This was by far the favorite island of the five. My wife and I enjoyed the experience With The Stingrays.

Castries, St. Lucia

5 out of 5
The views to the volcano were spectacular. We enjoyed the mud bath and the hot springs. Sulfur smell carries with you first several days after.

Bridgetown, Barbados

5 out of 5
Really enjoyed our time on the Jolly Rodger pirate ship. Snorkeling over the wrecks was the highlight. Also enjoyed walking the plank.

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
Lines move faster then any other disembarkation experience so far perfect
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