Carnival Liberty ship stats

  • Price:

    $$$$
  • Size:

    L
  • Total Passengers:

    3,756
  • Total Crew:

    1,180
  • Passenger to Crew Ratio:

    3.18
  • Built:

    Jul 2005
  • Refurbished:

    Oct 2011
  • Number of Decks:

    13
  • Total Cabins:

    1,489
  • Cabin Categories:

    32
  • Gross Tonnage:

    110,000
  • Length:

    952
  • Beam:

    116

Carnival Liberty overview

By Cruiseline.com - Updated Mar. 4, 2020

Carnival Liberty is a typical Carnival Fun Ship packed with enjoyable amenities for every type of traveler. In 2011, the 6-year-old Liberty received a massive makeover, which kicked-off the $2 billion fleetwide Fun Ship 2.0 program that's upgrading every Carnival ship in the fleet. From top to bottom, Carnival Liberty features the latest amenities, including all-new entertainment, eateries, and even more bars and nightlife.

On the top decks, you'll find the Serenity retreat, which is a tranquil spot for adults-only. The upper decks are also home to the miniature golf course and jogging track as well as the Camp Ocean activity center and the full-service Spa Carnival. The ship's Lido and Panorama decks feature two main pools, a multistory waterslide, and a variety of complementary and specialty eateries, including the main buffet, a casual dining marketplace, Diamonds Steakhouse, and Guy's Burger Joint.

In the evening, explore the lower decks, which are home to the Golden and Silver Olympian main dining rooms, the Club O2 teen lounge, several entertainment venues, and the Czar's Palace Casino. Liberty has an excellent selection of entertainment ranging from stand-up comics handpicked by George Lopez to fast-paced musical revues held in the three-level Venetian Palace lounge. During the day, Carnival hosts quirky poolside competitions, but there's plenty of after-dark fun for adults at the RedFrog Rum Bar, Alchemy, the BlueIguana Tequila Bar, and the Hot & Cool Nightclub.

Carnival Liberty cruises to the Bahamas from Orlando's Port Canaveral year-round. The ship specializes in 3- to 4-day getaways that let you satisfy your wanderlust using fewer vacation days. Liberty's itinerary program includes stops in Nassau, Freeport, Half Moon Cay, and Princess Cays.

Carnival Liberty ship highlights

  • Two main pools and three whirlpool areas
  • Aqua Park featuring the Twister waterslide
  • Sports deck with basketball, jogging, and mini golf
  • Video game arcade
  • Club O2 teen lounge
  • Circle C tween hangout
  • Camp Ocean childcare
  • Night Owls after-hours childcare
  • Seuss at Seas activities
  • Green Eggs & Ham breakfast
  • Build-a-Bear Workshop at Sea
  • Dive-In Movies at the Seaside Theater
  • Hasbro, The Game Show
  • SkyBox Sports Bar
  • Punchliner Comedy Club
  • Broadway-style revues
  • Duty-free Fun Shops
  • Adults-only Serenity retreat
  • Spa Carnival and fitness center
  • Czar's Palace Casino

Carnival Liberty ratings:

  • Cabin / Stateroom 4.4
  • Children's Programs 3.9
  • Destinations and Excursions 4.1
  • Embarkation and Disembarkation 4.2
  • Entertainment 4.1
  • Food and Dining 4.1
  • Onboard Activities 4.1
  • Service and Staff 4.4
  • Ship Quality 4.3

Carnival Liberty cabins

1489 cabins and 32 cabin categories.

Inside Cabin

Inside

4.3
(381 Reviews)
Avg. Size: 188 sq. ft. Avg. Cost: $67/night
Oceanview Cabin

Oceanview

4.4
(225 Reviews)
Avg. Size: 220 sq. ft. Avg. Cost: $85/night
Balcony Cabin

Balcony

4.0
(561 Reviews)
Avg. Size: 185 sq. ft. Avg. Cost: $111/night
Suite Cabin

Suite

4.7
(55 Reviews)
Avg. Size: 349 sq. ft. Avg. Cost: $175/night

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Carnival Liberty dining

Taste Bar

Taste Bar

5.0
(1 Review)
Guy''s Burger Joint

Guy''s Burger Joint

4.8
(95 Reviews)
Alchemy Bar

Alchemy Bar

4.8
(24 Reviews)
Blue Iguana Cantina

Blue Iguana Cantina

4.7
(41 Reviews)

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Carnival Liberty onboard activities

Skybox Sports Bar

Skybox Sports Bar

5.0
(3 Reviews)
The Promenade Bar

The Promenade Bar

5.0
(3 Reviews)
Victoria Aft Lounge

Victoria Aft Lounge

5.0
(4 Reviews)
The Stage Bar

The Stage Bar

5.0
(2 Reviews)

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3768 Carnival Liberty Reviews

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Fantasy land! by Jackson2020

Sail date: / Traveled as: Couple
Ship: Carnival Liberty / Destination: Caribbean - Bahamas

So much fun, would do again in an instant. The cabin was perfect, the staff were amazing and the ship was endless fun!

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We had a wonderful four day cruise to the Bahamas. It's a little early to know if we have contracted anything while on the cruise but like many others we hope the best. by ernie31650367

Sail date: / Traveled as: Family (older children)
Ship: Carnival Liberty / Destination: Caribbean - Bahamas

We had a great time and it was a good intro for a couple who came with us who had never been on a cruise before.

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Excellent by lynneamichele

Sail date: / Traveled as: Couple
Ship: Carnival Liberty / Destination: Caribbean - Bahamas

Wonderful staff, food, and environment. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner buffet. Amazing dining room service. Staff works unbelievably hard.

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1379 Carnival Liberty tips

Coloradoskiers
Apr 02, 2013

Plan out your day somewhat. There is so much to do, you'll miss it if you don't, but be flexible to changes.

Jnlnorman
Oct 17, 2014

The pictures are very expensive and if you want to drink bottled water take your own. The tours were awesome. Don't worry about tips on board - Carnival automatically charges them to your tab. I would do most of my shopping before Costa Maya.

IslandGrl
Apr 23, 2014

Get up early on "at sea days" and enjoy the Sea Day Brunch in the Silver Dining Room. It was so worth it. You can always get back in bed and nap on a full tummy. Try the adults only pool and hot tub. I also ate breakfast and lunch there in that area. Emile's was always so crowded.

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