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Freedom of the Seas Review

4.0 / 5.0
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A Good Cruise in Spite of RCCL

Review for Freedom of the Seas to the Western Caribbean
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10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Aug 2016
Cabin: Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony

The cruise itself was ok. The ports of call were good, the crew were excellent, the ship was good, the cabin nice the food TERRIBLE. They have changed their menus and you get a choice, every night it seemed, of 3 kinds of chicken, fish, and beef. One night they had lamb chops which were good. They have done away with the duck on formal night (or any other night for that matter), which was our favorite meal. The waiter was okay, but did not both to cut the shrimp or lobster tails off the shell. We had to ask for cheese for the minestrone and French onion soup. We were told "it's already in there" as the waiter walked away. And one night in the Viking Crown we ordered two ginger ales. The waiter brought them, put down two napkins, put down two cans of soda, and walked away. Never opened the cans, never gave us glasses or ice. Took almost five minutes to get his attention and another five for him to oblige us with glasses of ice.

And if anyone is a member of the Crown and Anchor and gets Perrier for their amenity, remember to bring a bottle open cause the Freedom couldn't find one for us, anywhere. It became quite a joke.

Fortunately, we were celebrating our 50th anniversary and our sons and their significant others were with us (one of them got engaged on the trip), so we can laugh about all of it now.

Cabin Review

Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony

The cabin was very nice.

Port Reviews


We go to Paradise Beach. Good service, good food and clean.

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