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Freedom of the Seas
Freedom of the Seas
Member Name: sjudi
Cruise Date: August 2012
Embarkation: Port Canaveral
Destination: Eastern Caribbean
Cabin Category: OS
Cabin Number: 1648
Booking Method: Local Travel Agency
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Member Rating   5.0 out of 5+
Dining 3.0
Public Rooms 5+
Cabins 5+
Entertainment 5+
Spa & Fitness 5+
Family & Children Not Rated
Shore Excursions Not Rated
Embarkation 3.0
Service 5+
Value-for-Money 4.0
Rates 5.0
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55th anniversary for my parents
I wanted to do something really special for my mother and father for their anniversary this year so I booked an owners suite. All i can say is WOW

The minute we got on board we were treated like royalty. We went straight to the Bull and Bear and the bartender Noel was our first impression and the best!! We got an ice cold becks on draft and this set the tone for the whole week. Our cabin attendant AC was so sweet and attentive. We are very affectionate and as soon as we told her it was my parents anniversary there were hugs all around,the warmth and kindness was the best part. The ship is so beautiful,the ice show top notch and the various lounges had smiles and warmth all around. Our only issue was the dining room,it was difficult to understand the waiter but his assistant was so sweet and paid so much more attention to us.I was almost sorry I prepaid the tips so I could've given a tip only to the assistant waiter. The food is pretty much the same as on the other lines. Imagine preparing food for thousands of hungry people. You can't expect 5 star quality. Our first meal was prime rib and it was wonderful. The people that complain about the food are already prepared to dislike it before they even board. It really is a shame.

Our suite was HUGE and if anyone ever gets a chance to stay in one don't hesitate! For me it was worth 6 months pay to give my Mother and Father this luxury.The spa is beautiful and Hinal gave me the most amazing haircut! Ana gave the best massage and the gym has everything. We missed Cococay due to the storm but it really wasn't an issue and shame on our fellow passengers who expected compensation. The captain has no controll over the weather and we loved an extra day at sea!!

I am already looking at another cruise on the Freedom for next April so for those that complain please choose another line and let us happy cruisers enjoy the trip without having to hear complaining!!

Publication Date: 09/09/12
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