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  Carnival Freedom (Carnival Cruise Lines)

Carnival Freedom | Carnival Cruise Lines
Carnival Freedom Cruise Ship, Katakolon, Greece
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Carnival Freedom | Carnival Cruise Lines
Cruise ship Carnival Freedom in Venice
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Carnival Freedom | Carnival Cruise Lines
Cruise ship Carnival Freedom in Venice
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CARNIVAL FREEDOM FACTS

Description
Carnival Freedom is one of the Conquest class vessels from Carnival Cruise Lines. The ship is 290.2m long and 35.4m wide and carries 2,974 passengers. The ship's interiors are designed by renowned architect Joe Farcus, with each public room on the Carnival Freedom featuring a different period in history. The ship has large range of entertainment options including a huge 214 foot water slide. The Lobby deck’s main feature is the Millennium Lobby which extends to three decks in height and an Art gallery which serves as an area to exhibit fine art.

Destinations
Carnival Freedom Cruises are mostly to the East and West of the Caribbean departing from Ft. Lauderdale. Depending on the cruise, ports of call may include some of the following: St. Thomas, Ocho Rios, Key West, San Juan, Antigua, Bahamas, Tortola, Nassau, Grand Cayman, Jamaica, Limon, Colon, Panama and Cozumel.

History
Carnival Freedom was built at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy in 2007. She is the fifth and the last Conquest-Class ship of the Carnival Cruise Line. The other four Conquest class ships are Carnival Conquest (2002), Carnival Glory (2003), Carnival Valor (2004) and Carnival Liberty (2005). The interior of the cruise ship was designed by Joe Farcus. The public rooms interiors have a ‘decades’ motif, showing a connection between one room to another through its interiors. Carnival Freedom’s maiden cruise was in 2007 when she sailed from Rome visiting Italy, Greece and Turkey.

Dining
Dining options include the Millennium atrium, the Chic restaurant, the Posh restaurant, the Freedom restaurant, a Grand buffet, a Sun king Steakhouse, a Sushi bar and Camp Carnival. There are also lounges and bars like the Victoriana Main Lounge, a Player’s Sports bar, The Centuries bar, Nouveau Wine Bar and an International lounge. Other places of food on the cruise are the Deli, The Mexican Stand, Fish & Chips, a Pizzeria and a Viennese Café.

Entertainment
Entertainment activities include the 214 feet water slide, a 12 by 22 foot LED screen on the Lido deck that hosts movies, sports and shows, the ‘70’s Dance Club’, the Babylon Casino, the Havana cigar club. For the kids and the teens on boards ‘Club O2’ and Circle "C." are popular spots.

The Spa deck has a large spa, a gym, an aerobics room, a massage centre, a steam room, a beauty salon and a jogging track. It also has a Sports deck and on the sun deck it has Mini Golf course. The Atlantic Deck has the Millennium lobby, a photo gallery, a conference room for corporate gatherings and trainings, a library and a an internet browsing centre. The Promenade deck has a variety of duty free shops.

Cabins
The cabins on the Carnival Freedom can be broadly classified into six groups including Interior, Ocean View, Balcony, Premium Balcony, Suite and Penthouse Suite. The Express deck has luxury suites up to 400 sq ft with private balcony. The Balcony and Premium Balcony suites are on the Express, Upper and Verandah decks at nearly 200 sq ft. inclusive of balcony space. These also come with floor to ceiling windows to give the room a spacious look. The Interior and Ocean View cabins are comfortable but smaller in size.

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Ship Summary
Operator:Carnival Cruise Lines
Built by:Fincantieri shipyard, Marghera, Italy
Date Completed:2007
Gross Tonnage:110000
Length:290.2 m
Width:35.4 m
Decks:13
Passengers:2974
Crew:1150
IMO:9333149