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Mediterranean Carnival Freedom Mediterranean Cruise Reviews

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Carnival Freedom - June 1 - 9

Review for Carnival Freedom to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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dcikon2

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Carnival Freedom Pros • Guys’ Burger and the Blue Iguana Café – great additions • Friendly staff • Spacious balcony cabin • Ice cream machines are open 24 hours • Serenity Deck for adults • Camp Ocean seemed to be a hit with the kids Carnival Freedom Cons • Limited hours (usually 12:00 – 2:30) for the Mongolian Wok – many times a wait of 15-30 minutes • Change in policy for bingo ...
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Sail Date: June 2014


Would We Like Carnival After 20 Years?

Review for Carnival Freedom to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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tally10

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

We are a 56 year old married couple who decided to try Carnival after twenty years. We mostly cruise with RCCL and Celebrity. We went with low expectations thinking that this would be so port intensive, that the ship would not be much of a factor. We worried about cigarette smoke as well, as Carnival has a more liberal smoking policy than what we are used to as ardent non-smokers. Well, the ship ...
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Sail Date: October 2008

Cabin Type: Balcony


sea invasion of europe

Review for Carnival Freedom to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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azheat

First Time Cruiser

Age 80s

Review; Carnival Freedom / Western Mediterranean Cruise October 1st thru 13th, 2008 GROUP: Five seniors with past cruise experience (2 to 6 cruises each). SHIP: Outside cabins were comfortable and spacious, plenty of storage space and decent size bathroom. Food was good (average) at all eating venues which includes the dining room, buffet and specialty food bars. Staff for the most part was ...
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Sail Date: October 2008

Cabin Type: Ocean View


'Roman' the Mediterranean

Review for Carnival Freedom to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Heathpete

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

I'll start out by saying that we had a great holiday, don't regret taking the cruise for a moment and would happily do it again. Just a short note for any other shift workers out there, be sure to double check everything if you are finishing a long shift in the morning and flying half way around the world that afternoon! We managed to turn up at the airport minus passports and tickets (left in ...
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Sail Date: October 2008

Cabin Type: Interior


wonderful trip!! ready to go again

Review for Carnival Freedom to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Grammy3sc

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

My husband, parents and I flew in to Rome via Charlotte,Detroit, Amsterdam on Northwest/KLM airlines. Sister airlines but KLM was the best, no complaints there. Very attentive to passenger needs. Every flight on time. We stayed 3 nights at Anne's Place, a small B&B on the outskirts of Rome in Palestrina. David picked us up from the airport and they also delivered us to the cruise port hassle ...
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Sail Date: September 2008

Cabin Type: Balcony


Freedom on the Freedom

Review for Carnival Freedom to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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carcruiser

First Time Cruiser

Age 40s

We have been back from our Carnival Freedom cruise of the Western Med for 1 week. And what a great trip it was. We arrived in Rome 2 days early and stayed at Residenza Cellini near Termini Station. I have nothing but good things to say about it. The staff is extremely helpful and pleasant. They arranged transportation for us from the airport to the hotel and then from the hotel to Civitavecchia ...
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Sail Date: September 2008


Sounds corny but a trip for a lifetime!

Review for Carnival Freedom to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Ajyacht

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

Our first day in Rome. We stayed at the Visconti hotel which was close to everything. As long as everything is loads and loads of walking. We visited the Trevi fountain, and other main sites in Rome. Dinner that night was at Alla Rampa restaurant. A great find that my sister recommended and satisfies even the most fastidious tastes. It has been there for more than 40 years. It is situated ...
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Sail Date: September 2008


CC friends made this trip so much more

Review for Carnival Freedom to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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dj127

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

We stayed at the Hotel Visconti prior to our cruise. The buses are not able to go down the streets where the hotel is located therefore, you have to walk approximately 3 blocks to the hotel. This is difficult for the elderly or anyone with disabilities. The hotel is located in a residential area. The hotel is clean, staff professional but the street area is dirty and plenty of graffiti. There is ...
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Sail Date: September 2008


GREAT PORTS

Review for Carnival Freedom to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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shiphappens08

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

We used Carnival for our transfer from the airport to the ship with no problems. Check in was fast, within minutes we were exploring the ship. The dEcor was very loud like many people have written but our cabin was very nice. We had a window and had plenty of room. We were on the port side (left) which was good but I think the right side might be better for some views when pulling into a port. ...
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Sail Date: August 2008


Our Dream becomes Reality, how good it was

Review for Carnival Freedom to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Tim L

First Time Cruiser

Hotel Mozart, Rome, for 3 nights, then Carnival Freedom 14 August, 2008 This cruise, our 3rd Mediterranean voyage, in successive years, was for me, my wife Rosy and 16 yr old son, Luke. We left home at 20.30 on Sunday for the 2 hr drive to London Heathrow. We had a good journey, in quite busy traffic, but found our hotel easily. We stayed at the Sheraton Skyline, where we have stayed before. ...
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Sail Date: August 2008

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


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