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Carnival Freedom Review

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Room 8206 and beyond.....

Review for Carnival Freedom to the Panama Canal & Central America
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MsNudist
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Feb 2013
Cabin: Interior

I will start with the disclaimer that this was a specialty cruise booked through a private tour company, so some of the tours and events reviewed may not be available.

We boarded at 11:30am with no incident and headed to the tours desk as we needed to book the Tour of the Ship and it can only be done on the first day and not ahead of time. We then promptly went to the lido deck for snacks and a drink,then headed down to room 8206 to relieve ourselves of our carry on baggage. Our cabin steward was named Andy and he was very polite. He asked if we needed anything special and I asked him to keep the ice bucked filled during the day and he did so every day of the cruise. Our room always had cute towel sculptures every evening with the turn down service. The room is 185 square feet and feels very spacious. The closets were huge and had lots of room left over for belongings. Suit cases can be stored under the bed up to about 14 inches,(more room for purchases in ports). I took an over the door shoe holder and put our lotions, sunglasses, hats, flip flops, and so on in when we weren't using them and we had no clutter on tables because of this. We always buy magnets for ourselves and friends while visiting ports, and since the ship is metal, you can display them on any wall in your stateroom till you are ready to pack them. We used ours to hang our daily itinerary and notes to each other. The bathroom is also very spacious with plenty of shelves for all my girly stuff and my husbands manly stuff. The shower is great as the wand is detachable. At nights, we heard no noises as we are at the end of the hall. We did not feel the motion of the ship with the exception of one night, and it was brief. There were no mechanical noises and no slamming doors that we heard.

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Interior

Cabin 4E

Cabin 8206.

Our cabin steward was named Andy and he was very polite. He asked if we needed anything special and I asked him to keep the ice bucked filled during the day and he did so every day of the cruise. Our room always had cute towel sculptures every evening with the turn down service. The room is 185 square feet and feels very spacious. The closets were huge and had lots of room left over for belongings. Suit cases can be stored under the bed up to about 14 inches,(more room for purchases in ports). I took an over the door shoe holder and put our lotions, sunglasses, hats, flip flops, and so on in when we weren't using them and we had no clutter on tables because of this. We always buy magnets for ourselves and friends while visiting ports, and since the ship is metal, you can display them on any wall in your stateroom till you are ready to pack them. We used ours to hang our daily itinerary and notes to each other. The bathroom is also very spacious with plenty of shelves for all my girly stuff and my husbands manly stuff. The shower is great as the wand is detachable. At nights, we heard no noises as we are at the end of the hall. We did not feel the motion of the ship with the exception of one night, and it was brief. There were no mechanical noises and no slamming doors that we heard.

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