Liberty of the Seas

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Price: $ $ $ $     Size: L     Refurbished: 6 yrs ago    
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About Liberty of the Seas

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

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5 out of 5

Liberty of the Seas 7 day cruise review

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Sail Date: / Traveled As: Couple

We highly enjoyed ourselves, we didnt get to partake in all that the ship had to offer just because it was just so big, no worries we will be back. Best cruise we have done by far. We would recommend Royal Caribbean any day. 

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4 out of 5

Overall good cruise. Dining staff slow. Entertainment poor

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Sail Date: / Traveled As: Family (older children)

I was overall happy with our experience.   We have sailed with Royal Caribbean before.  I was a little disappointed in the dining service.  They were often slow.  It appeared they had less staff then other times we have sailed.   My biggest disappointment was in the entertainment.  Very few quality shows as in the past.   3 comedy acts and 1 production show which was slow to start due to technical difficulties   We ended up leaving due to the wait. .   They could have done a much better job in that area 

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1 out of 5

Lots of Luck

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Sail Date: / Traveled As: Couple

We love cruising.

   While we have been on 14 cruises with 5 different cruise companies; we are not experts by any description, but we do have a little perspective.

   A little about the latest Liberty of the Seas cruise.

   First; the ship appeared to be very clean with very little signs of neglect in the cleanliness department. The exception was grease on a round table in the Schooner Bar lounge that found its way onto our clothing.

   Second; our cabin attendant did an exceptional job in both cleanliness and attention to detail.

   Third; our wait staff in        restaurant was courteous, helpful and

   Beyond these few accolades though, the cruise was a disaster.

   Upon initial arrival with luggage in tow on deck 3 (I believe), we asked which direction to our cabin. We were told “There’s a map on the wall”, then dismissed.

   Dragging and carrying our luggage around for a few minutes we again asked for directions to our cabin. Told “Straight ahead and go left”. 

   Problem; dragging our luggage straight ahead brought us to a pair of closed doors and a notice that said (as I recall) something to the effect that, “sorry for the inconvenience, etc, etc” and the doors are closed.

   (Found out later that it was the ice rink that we were directed to.)

   Dragging our luggage up the stairs, through the stinking casino – note that you cannot go directly through the casino – now who designed that labyrinth - we dragged our luggage back downstairs to our cabin. (It was a nice cabin.)

   Evening dinner is a disaster. The My Time Dining is anything but My Time. We were not welcome in the

  

 

 

Halfway thru dinner………….”SHOW TIME”… AUUG. No, it’s dinner time.   

   Meanwhile, the wait staff has left; prancing around like rabbits on the loose…no second cup of coffee, unable to have conversation with table mates. Just NOISE. If I had wanted “entertainment” during my dinner, I would have gone out and watched the elevators go up, and down.

   The service in the Windjammer (squat and gobble) was pathetic.

First; couldn’t find any milk. Yes, it was the health inspectors… On MONDAY? Second, no glass to put milk in. Third; told to wait for service to come and assist. Next meal; waited 25 minutes as servers wandered about like puppets on a string, making no eye contact and offering no assistance. I’m thinking if they were peddling booze, they would have been more attentive.

   Appetite lost, left full plate of food behind.

   The “entertainment” is an embarrassment. As said before, we found the most entertainment was watching the glass elevators going up and down, but by Tuesday morning, that too became boring.

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  Ice show…not bad… seen a dozen of them. Have to wear earplugs or risk hearing loss– (not risk-it’s for sure).

  Piano music in the Schooner Bar… not bad, but only for a short time. No bragging rights.

   Nashville Junction… about the only enjoyable music.

   We have lots of ideas for the "gotcha" department,

   i.e. Charge for the pool towels.

         Charge for the second pad of butter

         Charge for the use of the card room

         Charge each time you insert your card into your cabin

Lots more. Glad to get off.

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4 out of 5

Good but could be better

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Sail Date: / Traveled As: Family (older children)

They didn't have much to do on the days at sea and Belize wasn't as nice as I expected, but overall it was a nice trip and will probably travel with them again.

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5 out of 5

Blessings on a boat

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Sail Date: / Traveled As: Large Group

I enjoyed the excitment of the events, shows and people we met.Even though the weather started out cold from Galveston it warmed up on the second day of the cruise so we spent alot of time in the hot tubs. The drinks are a little pricey but vert good. the food was excellent.

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3 out of 5

First Cruise

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Sail Date: / Traveled As: Family (older children)

This was our first cruise and we have mixed reviews. The positive first: staff was extremely attentive and catered to your every wish. They even cut my children's food for them. We have food allergies and once we figured out the procedure (I'll get to that later) the dining staff were beyond accommodating. They went out of their way to ensure that our entire family ate safely throughout the cruise. The ship was pretty clean. Now for the negatives:  Figuring out the procedure for dining with food allergies was NOT communicated clearly by anyone before the cruise or upon embarkation. We were left to figure it out for ourselves resulting in one of our children with celiac disease ingesting gluten. She was sick for the first day and a half. Only after throwing a fit at the concierge desk did we finally get in touch with the right people. Those people were the dining staff. They were amazing!  Other negatives include: very crowded, really tiny rooms, rendering is annoying, too much watching a schedule. Lastly, while the cruise line did their best to ensure a smooth and rapid embarkation and disembarkation it's still a really slow process that our family didn't care for at all. 

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4 out of 5

Just what we needed!

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Sail Date: / Traveled As: Family (young children)

We were looking for relaxation & nice weather.  The Cruise gave us both.  Weather can't be controlled so the last day sailing back was cold & rainy, but we had the other 5 days that were great.  Lots of things to do on the ship, the service was great from Rohan who took care of our cabin to Kevin & Michelle who were our dinner server at table 439, and I mean Great! 

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3 out of 5

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Sail Date: / Traveled As: Large Group

Favorite part was the destinations and excursions.  Loved the food and entertainment as well.  Rooms were nice.  Service was excellent.  Price of drinks on the cruise was way too high.  And the fact that we had such strict and constant security on and off the boat made getting on and off more of a hassle.  The fact that you allowed us to bring two of our own bottles of wine aboard was great.  I wish we could bring more.  It was just too expensive to enjoy alcohol on the ship.

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4 out of 5

A good start

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I enjoyed my very first cruise vacation!  The food quality in main dining hall is just consistently and exceptionally good.  The room service is attentive, friendly and the bed is always made perfectly after a day's activities.  However, the interactive TV in the cabin is quite slow and outdated.

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4 out of 5

Rough start but great ending

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Sail Date: / Traveled As: Couple

The New Years Eve celebration was great and we had perfect seats to observe.

The checkin process needs a lot of help when there are fog delays. Royal Caribbean needs to work with Port of Galveston officials to come up with a plan to keep some organization on cruisers trying to get into the port building. Too much chaos and not knowing where the line starts or ends. Possibly use the port police to manage instead of standing around talking or smoking a cigarette.

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JohMarCruisers
Contributor Level: Purser

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

cable4401
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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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Price

L

Size

May 2007

Built

6 yrs ago

Refurbished

3634

Total Passengers

2.67

Crew to Passenger Ratio

14

Number of Decks

1827

Total Cabins

28

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