Carnival Freedom Review

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Review for the Western Caribbean Cruise on Carnival Freedom
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Sail Date: Jul 2012

We got to Fort Lauderdale on Saturday and checked in to Best Western Fort Lauderdale Airport South & Suite. Sunday we got to the Port about 12:00pm and were on the ship by 1:30pm sail date July 8, 2012-July 14, 2012 Western Caribbean Key West, Grand Cayman, and Ocho Rios. Didn't go to Ocho Rios went to Cozumel instead but will get to that later, we ate lunch then went to our cabin very nice and roomy our cabin steward came to our room to meet us he was very nice his name (Pisit or as he said John) we then walked around the ship to see the lay out very nice, took a lot pictures, we set sail at 4pm we ate dinner at 6pm in the chic wait staff very nice our head waiter was (IWayan) and Asst.waitress (NiKomang) and a Hostess that was really nice (April) we also sat and watched The Incredibles on the seaside theatre they also have popcorn at movie times, at 10:30pm we went to see the Welcome Aboard Show it was good.

Monday 9, 2012 we went to Key West and was off the ship by 7:30 we took the Old Town Trolley Tour-Hop On Hop Off there were 12 stop we went to the Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory best place to go if you love Butterfly's like me, then we got back on the Trolley to stop 1 which is Mallory Square that's were all the shopping is a lot to see and do right there. We were back on the ship by 1:30pm we had lunch sat around we sail at 4pm then went to dinner about 5:30 we had open seating so we could go from 5:45pm-9:30pm you can ask for the same wait staff each night, didn't do much that night.

Tuesday 10, was a sea day we had breakfast about 7:30am and found a seat at the Serenity Adult only Retreat, then at 1:30 we ate lunch, then at 3:45 they had a Murder Mystery to find out whodunit, then it was back to the Adult Retreat sat there till about 5:30 then went to get ready for the Captain's Celebration and that was a mess before you could get into the Chic to go eat you had to take pictures and there were large groups on that ship so you can imagine how long the wait was, and there was only one guy taking pictures, we were on deck 4 watching for a long time to see if the line got any shorter never did, so we had dinner at the Lido Bistro which was almost empty because everyone else was waiting in line to get pictures later we went to deck 5 and took our pictures were there were more guys taking pictures and we didn't have to wait long. At 9:45 we went to the Punchliner Comedy Club to see John Rathbone then at 11:45 same place we saw Johnny Millwater both were Adults only showing.

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the PA also needs to be heard inside the Staterooms.

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