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Freedom of the Seas Review

4.0 / 5.0
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Outdated and filthy

Review for Freedom of the Seas to the Southern Caribbean
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10+ Cruises • Age 40s

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Sail Date: Dec 2019
Cabin: Interior

We chose the cruise for a family vacation. The cruise staff was good, attentive. The headliners were good; great stand up comedy. But, the ship is extremely dated, dirty and in visible need of repairs. We were told that the ship will be remodeled. So RC is probably very aware of the deplorable condition of the ship and just doesn’t care. Lately and in my experience with RC is that it’s all about the company’s winnings and not about the traveler’s experience. The whole experience felt like a tourist trap.

The food was mediocre and cold. It seemed that the only way to get warm food was by paying extra at the specialty restaurants. So much for an all inclusive.

The shore excursions, we found them lacking and over priced. At one island we did the $169 per person tour, sponsored by RC, for $95 per couple.

Cabin Review


The cabin looked old and was moldy.

Port Reviews

San Juan

Embarkation was excellent.

St. Maarten

Walked and shopped around.


Rented a golf cart and toured the island. Bonaire Cruisers is excellent!

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