Good start to cruising: Freedom of the Seas Cruise Review by spideyswims
Overall Member Rating
Good start to cruising
Embarkation: Port Canaveral (Orlando)
First impressions of the suite was how spacious, clean and what a nice area for hanging clothes we had.
Our suite was before the "bubble" and close enough to the lifts and stairs.
We had pre booked our excursions, but not the wine package, next time we will not take the wine package as we would not usually drink so much.
We went to the Windjammer for lunch, the once on the first day, the eating habits and sheer greed of the guests seen was awful, More taking too much in one go and leaving a lot. The staff were marvellous is how hey we're clearing this mess.
We did go to Chops, one of the speciality restaurants. A family of Americans were so loud with unruly children. When they left there was a round of applause, from other Americans. After all, it was supposed to be a speciality restaurant. We were surprised how large he dessert portions were, asking about he Red Velvet Cake, the waiter did remark that no-one had ever finished it.
The entertainment was very good. The cost to buy the weeks DVD was pricey, despite being mainly library filming. The portrait pictures were also pricey. Had they been reasonable we would have bought more than the 2 we did.
Odd that the 24 hour free coffee bar was next to a Costa where people were buying them?
Our room attendant and waiter did their jobs first class.
The week went fast.
The Viking Crown Lounge was a disappointment, the music was too loud, the schooner bar was much better.
Departing the ship was not clear as we ended up on the wrong deck, the crews quarters. Less
Cabin review: JS9644 Junior Suite
Junior Suite 9644, very good, a lot of space for hanging and shelving and hiding the suitcases. Always kept clean and with a different towel animal each day. Close to the lifts and stairs and on the right hand side of he ship, just before the bubble.Read All Junior Suite (JS) Reviews >>
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