Great Family Fun on Freedom of the Seas: Freedom of the Seas Cruise Review by dixie2000
Overall Member Rating
Great Family Fun on Freedom of the Seas
Destination: Eastern Caribbean
Embarkation: Port Canaveral (Orlando)
The kids enjoyed the activities for their ages (Voyagers and Youth).
Be careful of the arcade... the costs add up quickly. You can limit your child's sea pass account once you get on board.
The family loved the pools, flow rider, rock climbing wall, putt putt, ice skating (take long pants and socks and even long sleeves).
The entertainment shows were all outstanding.
THe kids and adults both did the cup cake decorating class... which was fun.
Dinner every night was quite good.
About the only issue we had was our dinner wasn't over until 9:30 or 10 and after 10 there is a charge for Adventure Ocean (kids area). But the kids enjoyed it and it gave the parents a chance to go to shows.
Our week was the first week of the new soda machines. If you purchased the soda package you get a cup with a sensor which operates the soda machine. So it was challenging for the kids to keep up with their More cups all week.... plus a little gross because you could rinse it out but not really wash it.
The sensor is not linked to anyone's seapass account... so anyone can pick up a cup lying around the pool deck and have sodas the rest of the week. You have to pay to get the cup replaced if you lose it or it is stolen. My son's was taken out of his backpack while on CocoCay. I went through 4 customer service people before getting the cup replaced. I think Royal Caribbean needs to rethink this system. Less
Cabin review: E16330 Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony
Room 6330- Great location for our family. It was near the elevators/ stairs that were on the end where our dining rooms was as well as the kids activity areas. Balcony really seemed to add space and gave us a little sitting area when some of the family was still asleep. This room had the two twins made as one king bed and a sofa that folded out for the kids.Read All Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony (E1) Reviews >>
Port and Shore Excursions
Jet Boat Ride
Worst Cruise Ever...Never Agai...
Really enjoyed the Eastern Car...
Awesome first cruise