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Carnival Freedom Cruise Review by beerman2: FREEDOM SOME PEOPLE MUST BE HARD TO PLEASE


beerman2
2 Reviews
Member Since 2009
1,716 Posts

Member Rating

Cabin 5.5
Dining 5.5
Embarkation 5.0
Enrichment Activities Not Rated
Entertainment 5.0
Family & Children Not Rated
Fitness & Recreation Not Rated
Public Rooms 5.0
Rates 5.5
Service 5.5
Shore Excursions Not Rated
Value for Money 5.5

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FREEDOM SOME PEOPLE MUST BE HARD TO PLEASE

Sail Date: October 2009
Destination: Western Caribbean
Embarkation: Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)

PRE-CRUISE: STAYED AT THE RENAISSANCE (View of the Port) Night b/4 Booked through Priceline. Did a M & G at the pool.

Cruise Day: Arrived at Port at 9:15. Thru security and upstairs in lobby with-in 15 minutes. Waited about 1 1/2 hours. Zone 1 On board at 11:30 having Lunch and drinks on LIDO. NO LONG LINES Early in the morning.

Cabin ready at 1:30. Unpacked, sat on Balcony, Muster Drill ( Don't Take Life Jackets with you anymore) NICE!

Back on Deck for Sail-away and M&G.

Food: Dinner we didn't have 1 bad dinner all week. Ok the Shrimp Cocktail isn't Tiger Shrimp but Jeffrey ( our waiter) always brought us 2. The Flat Iron Steak that has replaced the NY Strip was FANTASTIC. Great Flavor and was cooked to perfection for me.( Medium) Had it 4 nights as either first or secon entree'

The Shrimp on Main Menu was Tiger Shrimp However. Excellent Lobster tails small but I knew that and order 2 along with the Flat Iron. Very More Good.

B/Fast: Ate in MDR twice and was a nice switch being waited on instead of waiting in line. Very Nice and food was better than on Lido IMHO

Lunch: Usually something on Lido Deli: Hot Ham & Cheese Flavor very good just not HOT Pizza: Very Slow Standard Line 5-6 minutes. Just Got used to it. Lido Buffet by Pool Long Lines for Burgers, Hot Dogs if you go between 11:30-12:30/1:00

Shows: Comedian ( ALLYN) was very funny saw both the regular and adult shows. Also saw Big easy and Beatles Tribute. I can't sing or dance so I appreciate those that can, and thought they were very good.

Weather: Sucked! Mostly Overcast Sun finally came out on our last sea day (FRIDAY) Was fun watching the storms roll in from our balcony though.

All in all a very good cruise and would definately do Carnival Again, they met all our expectations. We had 1 couple with us (NEWBIES) who said all their concerns were unfounded and thought it was GREAT!

This war our 3rd Cruise. Less


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Cabin review: Carnival Freedom Balcony Lido 9258

Great Location on Lido deck, Didn't notice much noise at all. Balcony was just fine I have no problem with the size at all. Had our divider opened so we could have 1 long balcony with our traveling companions.

Port and Shore Excursions


Very Expensive by the Port!

Mostly shopped and Bar Hopped. Not into excursions!
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