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Carnival Freedom Cruise Reviews

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Carnival has lost me

Review for Carnival Freedom to Caribbean - Eastern

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ronfree
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We have taken several Carnival cruises before. So, after the pandemic subsided somewhat, we decided to try another. What a letdown. Maybe my fault for poor planning of the time of year, but the place was overrun with out-of-control kids. The lido deck was constant chaos. The drink prices have risen dramatically, and the short staffing really affects the service. Couldn't try the Mongolian Wok ...
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Sail Date: January 2023

Cabin Type: Grand Suite


First cruise ever

Review for Carnival Freedom to Bahamas

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mdv483
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

This was the first cruise I've ever taken. There was a lot of swaying on this sailing, but I heard there was a small casino ship that wasn't able to sail due to the choppy waters. If I stood for a couple of hours, my back would begin to hurt & would just need to sit or lay down. I asked experience cruisers, and they said that amount of swaying wasn't normal. Before my cruise, I read about some ...
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Sail Date: December 2022


Wonderful weather!

Review for Carnival Freedom to Bahamas

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esalisbury2
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose the Dec 1 cruise out of Port Canaveral because we planned to be in Orlando from Dec 5-8 and the cruise returned on the 5th. It had been 20 years since our last cruise. Our embarkation was speedy with the help of Carnival. I had requested a wheelchair assist. The Carnival representative who assisted was wonderful! As were the staff screening passports and taking photos for security. Once ...
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Sail Date: December 2022

Cabin Type: Ocean View

Traveled with disabled person


The pros and cons of the Carnival Freedom...

Review for Carnival Freedom to Caribbean - Western

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lovetodance7
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Cruise review for Carnival Freedom, 4-day cruise RT from Port Canaveral. Inside Stateroom #8329. ------------------------- PROS: ------------------------- Our stateroom attendant (Lloyd) was always happy and smiling. He always remembered our names and kept our stateroom clean. As expected the food was excellent (especially the pizza, Guy's burgers, barbeque, salads and ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Interior


Too many short cuts

Review for Carnival Freedom to Caribbean - Eastern

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tnwinger
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We have cruised with Carnival and Royal Caribbean for the last 18 cruises. We love cruising and consider it to be the best way to take a vacation and have a great time: however, that being said we will try to relay the happenings of what we called the worst cruise we have ever been on. Embarkation was a slow and confusing ordeal; it took the check in Person a good 10 minutes to finally get our ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Interior with Picture Window (obstructed views)

Traveled with disabled person


Overall good, but likely wouldn’t go on this ship again.

Review for Carnival Freedom to Caribbean - Eastern

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Ajones120
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

Way too many cruisers, not enough staff. Dining was ridiculous, drinks and food took forever to get or everything would be brought out at the same time. We usually love our wait staff, but this time just wants great. We were also in 3 different areas throughout our 5 nights so we didn’t keep the same wait staff like carnival usual does. The director was a little boring too, just didn’t seem very ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Overall great experience but room for improvement

Review for Carnival Freedom to Caribbean - Eastern

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sylverlynyng2
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

This was my first cruise and I traveled with friends, both who have been on cruise ships and a couple who were trying it for the first time. One of the friends had organized and planned the entire trip and shared helpful links to prepare us for what to expect. I did my own research and felt that I was well equipped my stay on board. We checked in at Cape Canaveral, FL. We went through so many ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Ocean View


The worst cruise I've ever been on

Review for Carnival Freedom to Caribbean - Eastern

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Grise34
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

The boat is deteriorated in several parts, it spewed smoke and stank. The food was terrible, bad and raw, there were flies in the surroundings. The room was horrible, the old, hard mattresses and the room had a strong smell of fumigation. The noise made it sound like you were in a cliffhanger and that at any moment it could leave you in the middle of the sea. The cabin fridge was broken and did ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


Excellent Weekend Cruise Getaway

Review for Carnival Freedom to Caribbean - Eastern

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TPOLMike
10+ Cruises • Age 30s

Excellent weekend cruise getaway with extended family. It was great to get everyone together on a cruise after years of being locked down due to covid. As experienced cruisers we know what we like to do and had a very enjoyable time. This was our first cruise with two young kids and everything went smooth. Staff was always friendly, accommodating, and the kids club was terrific. Embarkation ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Scenic Ocean View

Traveled with children


Freedom! Freedom! Free dumb

Review for Carnival Freedom to Caribbean - Eastern

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JBEAS11
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

This was the 4th carnival cruise since the restart and sadly the most disappointing experience of all 4. I booked this as a last minute 5 day get away knowing the ship was dated and the cruise ports might change because of the growing storm that hit grand turks. Cons/Pros Multiple maintenance issues in cabin: burned out overhead light, door lock inoperable, sewage smell outside door, ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


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