Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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sgjanice
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
530 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was our first time on Freedom, we've been on Adventure three times. I found Freedom a bigger version of Adventure. To me it seemed our balcony room and balcony was even bigger and we booked the same carptagory we always book. Our room ... Read more
caytru
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
On the day of embarkation they said not to arrive before 12:30. The traffic getting there was terrible because of the security gate. It took us about 45 minutes to get in there. If you have to take a taxi they charge .40 for sitting ... Read more
Johnamac123
Member Since 2014
1 review
422 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
My primary reason for cruising is to visit ports with great snorkeling. Grand Caymans and Cozumel have some of the best reefs in the Caribbean. I wasn't disappointed this trip at all with either of my excursions. Embarkation was quick ... Read more
jaxflygirl88
Member Since 2009
5 reviews
371 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Well, this is my first negative review of Royal Caribbean- I am Emerald status on Royal Caribbean, been on about 18 cruises, including Disney, Norwegian and Celebrity as well as the most being on R/C. R/C has been my longtime favorite for ... Read more
harrispartyof5
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
6 helpful votes
This was a great cruise, got a great price and the ship was awesome! We were on the Allure in May, this ship was just a scaled back version to us. 4300+ passengers, but big enough to not feel crowded, and not overwhelming. We docked next ... Read more
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wonderlynn24
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
This was my first time on a Royal Caribbean cruise and I was traveling with my husband and his family. I would say that the rooms were larger than most and very nice. The bathrooms were smaller than most and the shower stall (although ... Read more
jap2452
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
Went on this ship to celebrate a birthday and Halloween. It was an amazing experience on Halloween. Many of the passengers had their costumes and participated on the promenade parade. We had an incredible time worth of the money spent for ... Read more
Lisa9663
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
6 helpful votes
I will say upfront we have been on five cruises with Disney Cruise line through our vacation club membership. We decided to do an week on Royal due to the recommendations of others and the overall excellent ratings. It was sadly a ... Read more
epcopres
Member Since 2012
1 review
314 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise because it had been a few years since we had been on a cruise since we are new parents. We wanted a shorter cruise and didnt want to be away from our little one too long. This was Freedom of the Seas final Port ... Read more
BJzink
Member Since 2000
8 reviews
248 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
This cruise was with a family reunion group, 11 people. My impressions were very much influenced by the ship's size. This is the largest ship I have been on, and would choose a smaller one for future cruises. I chose a Promeade ... Read more
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happyiam
Member Since 2011
1 review
226 forum posts
2 helpful votes
When we were looking for a ship to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary, we knew we wanted a Royal Caribbean ship. We had sailed on the Oasis for our 25th and decided to downsize to check it out. We loved the Freedom of the Seas. It is ... Read more
jcmight
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
1) My husband's sibling set up the cruise so we went along. 2) After a few Carnival Cruises, we wanted to try another cruise line for an upgrade. Didn't quite get that. But overall it was a good cruise relating to RCCI (lol can't do much ... Read more
cruiseboo
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
We had a wonderful time on Freedom of the Seas. The staff was terrific and efficient and friendly, too. The ship was very clean and our balcony was one of the largest that we've had. We enjoyed the entertainment, with the musical ... Read more
BobnDonna
Member Since 2004
4 reviews
93 forum posts
Sailed October 2016
Our family of five booked Freedom for a week, one balcony and one inside right across the hall. Great selection. The three kids (52,54& 55) and my wife and I did separate some but found ourselves bonding as well. Ports were ... Read more
RacerBC1
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
This was my 23rd cruise, but first on Royal Caribbean. This vacation had bad vibes from the beginning. I booked this cruise the beginning of September. Got a great deal on a Junior Suite and originally it was going to be just my daughter ... Read more
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scrabtree
Member Since 2016
1 review
37 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was our first Royal Caribbean Cruise and we looked forward to this cruise for nearly a year. I have a list of pros and a list of cons. I feel very torn about the overall experience as well as Royal Caribbean. I want to start with my ... Read more
flgrandma1
Member Since 2016
3 reviews
13 forum posts
Sailed October 2016
We were trying to reach our diamond plus so we booked a junior suite. Wow what a great surprise when we entered our cabin. It was spacious. We had a Queen size bed, sofa and lounge with ottoman. Plus a walk in closet. Enough space to ... Read more
DennisPS
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
This was our fifth time on the Freedom, it was at one time our favorite ships, the food quality and selection has suffered horribly in the cut backs. The Casino is unapproachable due to the smoking which is not monitored. The Diamond Club ... Read more
Bailey Bear
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
25 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We had a wonderful cruise. The staff is so friendly and helpful. There are events for everyone. The ports of call were beautiful. The Love and Marriage game show is a must see. The Backstreet Boys were hilarious. The staff in the ... Read more
ChevyGuyNC
Member Since 2016
1 review
20 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We hadn't been on an RCI ship in 15 years, and our expectations were high, yet tempered after a recent Carnival cruise. Overall the cruise was excellent and we highly recommend RCI and Freedom. She's become our favorite ship. ... Read more
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pietspie
Member Since 2013
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
From other cruisers we heard that Royal Caribbean was one of the best. Not one word was true about this. This was our 6th. cruise and were previously 3 times on HAL, one on Carnival and one Princess (our very best so far). First of all RC ... Read more
Leste86
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We chose this cruise because we had holiday'd in California and then across to Orlando, Florida for our action packed theme park holiday and our travel agent suggested this cruise to end our adventures. Since we had travelled so far to get ... Read more
lessworkmorecruise
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
11 helpful votes
This was our ninth cruise and it was a very good one. Overall, the staff, crew, and the ship itself were all fantastic. Food was good to very good consistently all cruise long. Chops Grille was outstanding. Shows in the evening were pretty ... Read more
CruiserDee
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
131 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
The reviews on this ship were very high so I wanted to give Royal another try. Unfortunately the service on this ship was not as good as we have had on other ships. The staff genuinely seemed upset all the time. But first things first, ... Read more
Nangelina
Member Since 2000
1 review
77 forum posts
11 helpful votes
We choose FOS for the activities aboard and the size. We are loyal RCCL cruisers. We've sailed the Allure and 7 of the smaller ships but not the FOS yet. The ports were not of interest. It was a 50th Anniversary cruise and our 14 ... Read more
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