Freedom of the Seas Cruise Review by cpfrederick
- Sail Date: June 2018
- Destination: Southern Caribbean
- Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony
The main buffet "Wind Jammer" was almost always overcrowded with lines. Most of the time it was about 75% open, the other side was closed. Not enough variety for lunch.
Main dinning room breakfast left room for improvement, but it was better than the mob scene at the Wind Jammer. In the dinning room, staff once tried to talk me out of ordering something for my kids off the menu. Not great service here Buffet in there was very basic, no potatoes at all??? At dinner, attendants were very good. But every once in a while they would serve something that should never reach the table. (completely melted ice cream, fish with 40% bad spots.)
Cabin attendants were wonderful! Enough said!
Communication is always hard, but again I felt overwhelmed with knowing what was going on. I missed A LOT. Mostly on me, but I could use some help here.
I didn't do any of the shopping myself. But someone I was traveling with found the EXACT watch for sale that he was wearing on his wrist. On the cruise it was $225 supposedly on some deep discount. He said in the States he paid under $200. IMO it's all just a racket.
I found myself unnecessarily stressed out over towels. Their policy is that you check them out, if you don't check them back in, $25 PER TOWEL. Yikes! I understand that they want people to take care of them, not leave them on an island beach. But come on, there has to be a better way. Traveling with kids, I shouldn't have to get this stressed out over towels. This is vacation!
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