Liberty of the Seas is a large ship, carrying 3634 passengers and 1360 crew, and sails from Galveston, Texas.

Price: $     Size: L     Refurbished: 6 yrs ago    

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What people said about this ship:

"The same can be said in the formal dining room, and the service was decent." in 152 reviews.

"The entertainment was excellent, particularly the ice show ; amazing." in 63 reviews.

"Our wait staff was incredible." in 45 reviews.


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Food was very dis appointing!

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This was our 4th RCL cruise, and there were a couple of situations that were very disappointing! 1st of all the quality of the cuts of meats at the Rembrandt dinning room at each of the 7 nights they were ordered were the absolutely  worst cuts of meat I have ever had ever anywhere!!!!!!! The Strip steaks, the Prime Rib cut, the Pork Tenderloin, even the Turkey slices! The cuts were so tough that I even had a problem cutting them easily with a steak knife! I sent 3 of them back, but the replacements were just as bad! It seemed to my wife & I both, that maybe the only way to get a good piece of meat was to order it off the "extra charge" menu, & I take great offense to that, and we have sailed on 10 other cruises with other lines without this problem! On many other cruises we had a delightful experience in the main dining room, but to say the least this was didn't make the cut! Don't blame the waiters as their service was very good!!!!! 2nd problem, was on Fri. afternoon/eve as my wife & I cleaned up & dressed up early before dinner so we could  have a couple professional pictures taken! When we went to the photo shop @ 4:30 there were 6 photo employees at the cash register and we were told that no one would take a photo of us until 5:00 pm! I will tell you that dis appointed me as much as anything else on the cruise! So as you can see we are not "happy campers"! Other than these incidents the service was fine!

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My favorite part of the cruise was spending time with my family and just being able to relax on the way to some beautiful destinations.  The food at my time dining was fantastic and for the most part, everyone on the boat was so friendly and helpful.

 

Improvements - The pool area is way too small for that many people.  I feel there should be two decks of pools.  On sea days it was so crowded that we really didn't even go up there until about 6 when everyone cleared out for dinner.  The kid slides and water area were great, but the adult swimming areas were far too small for all the people wanting to be outside.

The other improvement is the creaking of the boats.  One night I had to go to guest services and complain about the creaking noises that were keeping me awake at night.  They placed wedges in-between the walls, as the said some parts of the boat make noises. They did try to quickly accommodate the inconvenience of the noises at night, but it was initially disturbing to my sleep. The one last thing I think should be added to all rooms is drinks.  Not alcoholic drinks, but everything I got on the royal replenish card.  For the amount of money we paid for the cruise, soda and bottled water are a must.  

Other than that, I would recommend this cruise to others and let them know that if you hear the boat creaking in your room to go to guest services right away instead of trying to survive through it.

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Thank you Royal Caribbean for a wonderful vacation

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This was my first time cruising and it was the best experience ever. Your staff are the best,  from the housekeeping, dinning room, pool site, entertainment....everywhere we went the staff was fabulous. I highly recommend the Royal Cruise to  first time cruiser, the ship is beautiful, a lot of activities and shows to watch. A big shout out to Wawan Serigan in the dinning area, Clement Douglas the housekeeping and James Rhodes the entertainment director, .... they went above and beyond their duties to make sure we enjoyed our stay. I will return soon with my entire family. Thank you Royal Caribbean for a wonderful vacation.

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Overall ok

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I loved the ship and he many things to do.  I also liked the cruise director and activities manager.  They made it a fun environment and upbeat.

 

We did do the cupcake class but the cupcakes tasted terrible and we had to throw them out.  Also we had spa treatments that ran late.  No one talked to us about it, we were just left waiting.  With the prices that are charged I would have expected much better customer service.  And lastly, we did my time dining and there were four people in our party. Except for the last night, we were put in the very back corner spots with what seem to appear left over staff at best. The staff was not very attentive to us when we were in those dining locations. 

 

This is my 7th cruise but I am not sure Royal will be my next choice. 

Sheri Messe

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2016 Annual Family Cruise

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I enjoyed the shows and the variety provided.  The costumes and performers were awesome. We enjoyed the skating show and the Earth show especially.  The food was delicious and the ship staff was very friendly.  I felt that the deboarding process was very long and improvement is needed. We also enjoyed the Promenade performances.  We will definitely return for another cruise!

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Best vacation EVER!

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This was our first vacation in 6 years. We thought we would be home sick and miss our kids but the cruise has things for us constantly.  We met great people and had the best service. I could not tell you one person who had bad service in the ship. Everyone was amazing. I would highly recommend this ship!  

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Great experience

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Favorite part of the cruise was the show every night.  Also the dining experience was fantastic!  Would recommend the cruise line, but not the port...terrible experience for us.

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High school graduation cruise

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First time cruiser family, we learned a lot from YouTube - spend the time and watch them all! Some make no sense and others are right on track.  Buy the ultimate drink package By calling customer service I saved 50% just by asking for a discount !!!!! It pays for itself in 2 days. The frozen drinks with or without alcohol are what makes it worth the price. The food is unbelievable! You can eat almost 24/7 and it's better than most 5 star places..  Bring a suit or formal dress, formal night on the ship is not mandatory but it's cool seeing everyone dressed up around the ship. Basic supplies are very expensive onboard- bring bug spray, suntan lotion, Tylenol, etc.... Read the daily itinerary - ours was called the cruise compass and we planned for shows, activities and lounging quickly. Take advantage of the seminars- lots of free jewelry.  Read all reviews for the shore excursions, pay attention to the time frames. You may not feel like snorkeling at 0700 if you were dancing at 2 am the night before.  Remember that there is a daily gratuity for each person in your stateroom and no cash is accepted on ship other than casino. Charge wisely!!  Have fun, have a drink, enjoy a show, a movie, learn to surf or skydive!!!! Leave negativity behind and enjoy enjoy enjoy! Can't wait to get back on the ship for another cruise.Happy

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Food, bed, internet.....highly disappointing

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So much of the food seemed fake. Like the steaks and pork, looked like liver. Like it was processed. Didn't look real. So many of the snack/desserts didn't taste good. Specially the choc chip cookies. They were awful. Some of the other desserts I had to spit out on the first bite. My bed dipped so much that I laid on the outer edge and woke up probably every hour during the night with back pain. I paid $86 for internet but yet half the time I couldn't get it to work. Very frustrating! Would've like my balcony chair to recline. Couldn't hear the captain give his updates very well from the room. Movie nights by the pool was a joke. Speaker weren't good during the talking parts and the kids in the pools screaming made it hard to hear, but very annoying that they were even screaming and no parents were around to tell them to be quiet. Should be a rule imposed that during the movie, no kids in the pool.  Pizza needs to be cooked longer, the dough was barley cooked. The shakes at Johnny Rockets were runny. Paid over $4 for only taking a few sips then throwing it away.  Our phone for the first three days couldn't call room service. It would automatically put me on some kind of hold, then after a few minutes disconnect me.  Happened for several days. Quite Annoying. Bummed I spent so much money for this week vacation to come back and not be completely pleased. Once over, getting off the ship was such a long process. Lines were major long. Would have been best if I did the express check out and took my bags with me in the morning and got through nice and early. 

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Don't Hesitate!

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If you are even considering this cruise, don't hesitate! It was an amazing experience. The ship was beautiful. There was plenty to do. And even during the days at sea, nothing was ever too crowded to enjoy. The staff was friendly and always helpful. Everything was always very organized. My husband and I enjoyed ourselves so much, we're ready for our next cruise! 

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You should plan ahead where to go before arriving on every port. Some are easily accessible through local trains & that will save you money.

The ice show is great and very popular. It should be booked in advance so as to get a seat.

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Cupcake decorating is NOT just for kids. I'm 61 and loved it.

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