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Freedom of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall rating:

4.8 out of 5
Freedom of the Seas

7 Night Southern Caribbean (San Juan Roundtrip)

Sail date: October 13, 2019

Ship: Freedom of the Seas

Cabin type: Suite

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Everything about this cruise easy easy. Only trouble was the airport on the return flight. Give extra time. San Juan Airport security is one of the worst I have ever encountered. I have flown a lot so that’s saying something.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Sailing from San Juan was so much friendlier

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Seated dining experience was excellent as always. Windjammer food was great—can get pretty crowded on a ship this size.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Used the fitness center, climbing wall, mini golf, basketball, ice skating, arcade.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Stage shows are outstanding

Children's Programs

No longer have kids small enough

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
All always great.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Always good & clean. Dining is at the extreme opposite end from the theater so it was a little tougher on a couple in our party with mobility issues.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
This is a very nice, large room. We had six in it (concerted sofa into a double). Younger two enjoyed their little bunk bed alcove. Awesome view from this room directly out the front of the ship.

Ship tip

Eat early at the windjammer. It can get insane during peak times.

Ports of call

San Juan, Puerto Rico Did not visit port

You must go to Old San Juan & see the forts.

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

5 out of 5

Basseterre, St. Kitts

3 out of 5
Only port of call where the locals were not friendly. Do an excursion to Nevis—much nicer.

St. John's, Antigua

5 out of 5
Get a drink from Hemminway’s Bar

Castries, St. Lucia

5 out of 5
Wonderful locals

Bridgetown, Barbados

5 out of 5
Wonderful locals

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Easy
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