That depends on what you're looking for in the hosting package.
In my opinion, geocities is probably the best for starting out. The control panel has simple interface and it's easy to figure out.
Space and bandwidth wise, http://www.t35.com/
is probably the best you'll find anywhere. You get unmetered disk space/bandwidth, which is like having unlimited space/bandwidth, unless you use huge amounts.
For advanced users that require databases and scripts, free hosts are usually useless.