Freedom Of The Seas deck plans

Deck layouts, review of facilities, activities, amenities

Freedom Of The Seas deck plan review at CruiseMapper provides newest cruise deck plans (2024-2025-2026 valid floor layouts of the vessel) extracted from the officially issued by Royal Caribbean deckplan pdf (printable version).

Each of the Freedom Of The Seas cruise ship deck plans are conveniently combined with a legend (showing cabin codes) and detailed review of all the deck's venues and passenger-accessible indoor and outdoor areas. A separate link provides an extensive information on Freedom Of The Seas staterooms (cabins and suites), including photos, cabin plans and amenities by room type and category.

Freedom of the Seas (2006-built, last refurbished in 2020 / Royal Amplified, scheduled refurbishment 2024 Nov-Dec) is the first of the Freedom-class Royal Caribbean cruise ships - together with Independence and Liberty.

Note: CruiseMapper's Freedom OTS deck plans are valid for 2023-2024-2025 (through April 20th).

Freedom of the Seas cruise ship deck plan shows a total of 2012 staterooms for 4024 passengers (max capacity is 4829), served by 1360 crew-staff. The boat has 15 decks (14 passenger-accessible, 9 with cabins), 22 lounges and bars, 3 swimming pools, 7 outdoor Jacuzzis (whirlpool hot tubs/2 of which cantilevered), 14 elevators.

Freedom OTS deck plan changes 2020 refurbishment review

Ship's 2020 drydock refurbishment (January 12 - March 7) was a USD 116 million "Royal Amplified" project that resulted in the following deckplan changes:

  • (deck 2) Conference Center replaced with 25 Inside cabins
  • (deck 3) Arcadia Theatre renamed "Royal Theater"
  • (deck 3) Leonardo Dining Room renamed to "Main Dining Room"
  • (deck 3) On Air Club replaced with 12 Inside cabins
  • (deck 4) SABOR (Mexican restaurant) replaced by "Izumi Hibachi and Sushi" (Japanese restaurant)
  • (deck 4) Focus (photo gallery area) redesigned into "Playmakers Sports Bar and Arcade"
  • (deck 4) Isaak Dining Room renamed to "Main Dining Room"
  • (deck 6) Loyalty Desk replaced with 4 Inside cabins. The aft VS-Suite (4-Bedroom Presidential Family Suite, cabin 6714) replaced with 4 Balcony cabins
  • On Sports Deck 13, RCI's waterslides "Cyclone" and "Typhoon" (Perfect Storm aqua park) were installed next to the FlowRider (surfing simulator, also new facility).
  • On Spa Deck 12 (aft), the "Splashaway Bay" kids aqua park was added. This is an interactive water play area (with cannons and geysers), replacing the old Outdoor Youth Area (aka "back deck").
  • On Pool Deck 11, swimming pools' sunbathing areas received more shaded seating, including daybeds, hammocks, swing seats, casitas (small wooden cabins). The fore-located Solarium (adults-only complex) was renewed.

All staterooms were renovated. Many existing venues were redesigned and renovated.

Following the refit, the liner's new facilities include:

  • In addition to "Perfect Storm", a new water coaster (trademarked as "The Blaster") and a new headfirst mat racing slide (trademarked as "Riptide") were installed. Both names were trademarked by RCI in September 2018. The Blaster aqua coaster has length 244 m (800 ft) - ranking it the longest at sea 2-person raft slide. The Riptide mat racing waterslide features a transparent tube.
  • "To Dry For" is a new blow-dry bar (specializing in quick beauty fixes/hairstyling) and also serving champagnes and wines by the glass.

The list of other new venues and activities includes:

  • Lime and Coconut (2-level bar lounge with live music)
  • Bamboo Room (bar lounge)
  • Johnny Rockets Express
  • Playmakers Sports Bar and Arcade (with "Owner's Box" VIP room)
  • Starbucks Bar (specialty drinks and pastries)
  • new restaurants (El Loco Fresh, Giovanni’s Italian, Izumi)
  • The Observatorium (Royal Escape Room)
  • Battle for Planet Z (laser tag course at Studio B) for the "Clash for the Crystal City" gaming experience
  • redesigned Mini-Golf Course and Chops Grille (steakhouse)
  • redesigned and upgraded Adventure Ocean (youth complex) and Social033 Hangout (fka Living Room, teen club lounge)

Freedom OTS refurbishment 2015 review

The list of deckplan changes after drydock 2015 (January) refurbishment includes:

  • All cruise accommodations were renovated.
  • Cupcake Cupboard (bakery) was added on Promenade deck 5.
  • "DreamWorks Experience" (Walt Disney-themed entertainment program) was implemented.
  • The RCI's Nursery was added on deck 12.
  • 3D Cinema was added on deck 2.
  • On decks 3 and 4, "The Crypt" (disco nightclub) was replaced by new inside cabins (deck 3) and by the Sabor (Mexican restaurant on deck 4 / upper level).
  • On Lido Deck 11 (in the main pool area) a huge movie screen (outdoor theatre) was installed.
  • Vintages (wine bar) was upgraded.
  • BRITTO (Art Gallery) was added on Promenade deck 5.
  • R-Bar (1960s-themed lounge bar) was added on Promenade deck 5.
  • Two new restaurants were added - "Giovanni’s Italian Kitchen" (Italian trattoria on Lido deck 11) and "Sabor Modern Mexican" (deck 4).

A cluster of 44x new Spa cabins was added on Deck 12 forward, in categories Q-Interior, Spa Oceanview (PF-Family Panoramic, P1-Larger, P2-Panoramic) and E3-Spa Balcony.

Deck layouts

  • Deck 02 - Ice Rink-Cabins

    Freedom Of The Seas Deck 02 - Ice Rink-Cabins
  • Deck 03 - Studio B-Cabins

    Freedom Of The Seas Deck 03 - Studio B-Cabins
  • Deck 04 - Casino-Lounge

    Freedom Of The Seas Deck 04 - Casino-Lounge
  • Deck 05 - Promenade-Lobby-Shops-Helideck

    Freedom Of The Seas Deck 05 - Promenade-Lobby-Shops-Helideck
  • Deck 06 - Cabins

    Freedom Of The Seas Deck 06 - Cabins
  • Deck 07 - Cabins

    Freedom Of The Seas Deck 07 - Cabins
  • Deck 08 - Cabins

    Freedom Of The Seas Deck 08 - Cabins
  • Deck 09 - Cabins

    Freedom Of The Seas Deck 09 - Cabins
  • Deck 10 - Bridge-Cabins

    Freedom Of The Seas Deck 10 - Bridge-Cabins
  • Deck 11 - Lido-Pools-Cabins

    Freedom Of The Seas Deck 11 - Lido-Pools-Cabins
  • Deck 12 - Kids-Teens-Spa-Cabins

    Freedom Of The Seas Deck 12 - Kids-Teens-Spa-Cabins
  • Deck 13 - Sports-FlowRider-Waterslides-Golf

    Freedom Of The Seas Deck 13 - Sports-FlowRider-Waterslides-Golf
  • Deck 14 - Viking Crown Lounge

    Freedom Of The Seas Deck 14 - Viking Crown Lounge
  • Deck 15 - Escape Room

    Freedom Of The Seas Deck 15 - Escape Room

Freedom Of The Seas deck plans are property of Royal Caribbean. All deck layouts are for informational purposes only and CruiseMapper is not responsible for their accuracy.