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ellbelle
Member Since 2007
4 reviews
504 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We have been on over 25 cruises but this is just our third with RCCL. We were spending 5 full days at Walt Disney World prior to the cruise so we were really looking at relaxing. This trip was just for my husband, myself and our 20 year ... Read more
rediris09
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
How people can give a bad review of sailing on the open sea, I don't know, unless the ship sinks. We were a party of 11 and I don't think any of us had a bad experience. The only negative I can think of (and it wasn't as much a negative ... Read more
HappyShopper
Member Since 2012
1 review
43 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2016
We arrived on time and were allowed to board right away. As the cabins were not ready until 1:30, everyone had to handle their luggage and were everywhere. Not good! It would be best to do as other lines, not allow passengers onboard ... Read more
murray mints
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
on embarkation we were sent to the windjammer until our luggage arrived on board. we ordrerd a wine and a beer which was suppoesed to be free as that was part of the booking arrangements. we were charged around $25.00 and had to ask the ... Read more
BixBebe
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
This was our first cruise so this review is geared more toward people like myself who spent a lot of time researching cruises to try to figure out what to expect. We were a multi-generational party of 5 - me and my husband (in our ... Read more

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rjh8115
Member Since 2003
2 reviews
118 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was our 7th cruise (4th with RCI). We traveled with another couple to celebrate our respective 25th wedding anniversaries. By choosing a sailing right after the New Year, we saw a nice price decrease. We flew into Orlando two ... Read more
JMB777
Member Since 2004
2 reviews
12 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
My party: 3 people, aged mid 40's to mid 70's Pre-cruise history: We have been on over a dozen cruises, nearly all with Royal Caribbean (RC). We set this cruise up in October through our travel agent, like we always do. A week ... Read more
CarolinaGirl2010
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
39 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was our first Royal Caribbean cruise, we mainly go on the less expensive cruise line. This was our fifth cruise overall. This was on Freedom of the Seas. Freedom is a beautiful ship, and we especially loved the Promenade Deck. ... Read more
richblues@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
Let me preface by saying that we go on cruises every year, the last 6 with our two small girls aged 4 and 6. First time with Royal Caribbean and the last. First the good. The ship itself (the main areas ie promenade) is very nice and ... Read more
.master
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
We are frequent cruisers, and our family has done the New Years cruises for 4 years in a row. With some evaluations since last year I did not expect the fine crew we experienced. The ship is in fine shape, yes a little worn, but very ... Read more

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mcconnkj
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
6 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
I did my first consecutive cruises with the Christmas and then the New Years cruises on the Freedom of the Seas. The Christmas cruise was wonderful. I missed Captain Tor, but the new Captain did a great job on Christmas day of introducing ... Read more
Kansas Jayhawk Cruiser
Member Since 2011
1 review
32 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
My family sailed on the holiday cruise, Dec. 27 to Jan 3. We have been on about 10-11 cruises, 3 on Disney, 3 on Celebrity, and the rest on HAL. We had two cabins, one with myself and my father-in-law, and one with my wife Sarah and my ... Read more
arekayone
Member Since 2012
1 review
48 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We just returned from a wonderful week aboard the Freedom. My family of 5 (youngest is 14 years old) sailed this same cruise in 2013 and immediately booked the same for 2015. This time we invited my 25 year old son's girlfriend to join ... Read more
ATravelDiva
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This boat needs to be docked and COMPLETELY refurbished. My God, what a disappointment. The entire boat shows it's age. But more than just hope dated and crusty the ship is we were disappointment in how boring the entire cruise was! From ... Read more
Pebbles4444
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
40 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
This was my third cruise, but first on RCCL. I will NEVER sail on RCCL again unless someone I know and trust can assure me that they have done a full overhaul of their ships and crew training. The positives: Alberto and Davon were our ... Read more

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duright
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
We are a senior couple from Virginia. My wife has one more cruise to her credit than I, (I think I have cruised 7 times. We never book suites, only interior, ocean view, and balcony cabins. We drove from Virginia to Port Canaveral ... Read more
ommax2
Member Since 2005
1 review
159 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Before our trip I searched for information about Christmas on the ship. I could find some sketchy details, but no good hard info...so, I have decided to share that information! You can find information about everything else, but not as ... Read more
paulvdb1
Member Since 2012
1 review
18 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Background My family and I have only travelled on Carnival Spirit in Australia so my comparison is to that ship. I hear that Carnival in US is probably about equivalent to P&O in Australia. We have enjoyed the ships/service and ... Read more
sharpasice
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
390 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
My hubby and I are from Chicago. Flew down to Tampa to pick up my Mom and Step Dad, both in their 80's, then drove to WDW for the night of the 12th. Stayed here because we are DVC members and the room was essentially free. Mom lives on ... Read more
Floridacruiselover
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was our 2nd Freedom cruise. Our friend's 2nd RCCL. Memories of a "great" cruise + a cigar bar helped us decide to go on this ship. This was my 26th & 25th for my husband. Getting on the ship was easy because of ... Read more

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Cruisechick963
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
My first cruise, so my rating is based on the experience. Food in the main dining room was poor. Too many dishes were served cold or lukewarm. Isaac's dining room on deck 4 at 5:30pm each night. Serving size was small, so make sure you ... Read more
Bo Girl
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
We are mid level diamond with a 3 year old on this cruise. We've done all the different types of RCCL ships, and we favor the smaller and the midsize ones. One of us favors the Freedom class, the other favors the Majesty, we both agree ... Read more
cruiseprincess7
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
This is my 3rd cruise, 2nd on RC, and the first one I've been on with a child. The check-in process was good, the room was clean, and the ship was fully decorated for Christmas. I'll break down everything for you: Room: Clean. Loved the ... Read more
rashad27
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We just returned from our 7 day Western Caribbean cruise on the Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas, we were first time travelers with Royal Caribbean but have traveled with Carnival Cruise Lines previously. The following are our ... Read more
PACruiser2010
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
This was cruise number 9 for my family and I (Five of us, ages 16-50) (1 Disney, 4 Carnival, and 4 RCCL). We were a bit disappointed with RCCL and probably won't be back. The last four years we have gone with carnival simply because 1. ... Read more

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