My Experience

Carnival Liberty Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

2 out of 5
Verified Review
Sail Date: September 01, 2008
Ship: Carnival Liberty
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 9 years ago

I had a poor experience with Carnival. Maybe I'm selfish but I was coming home on R&R from my deployment from Afghanistan and a few weeks out my plans changed due to mission requirements in Afghanistan and I needed to come home a few weeks earlier. I tried to change my dates for my cruise through and carnival and it was a nightmare. I even had insurance but it was useless. Carnival and made it very confusing trying to make the change and they totally tried to create ways to exploit my situation for more money. I didn't really expect special treatment but what I received was unexpected and shameful. I recommend you think twice about Carnival or .

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Nothing special about the food here. It was good but not great. It you want great food, then try something else, if food is not that important you won't be upset.


1 out of 5
The worst I have ever experiences. If entertainment and shows are important, do not take this cruise. The worst, the worst, the worst, did I say the worst.

Children's Programs

3 out of 5
A solid kids program. Our daughter (5 years) enjoyed using the program and my 10 year old liked the PS2s. Facilities were good. The crew seemed a little put out by the fact that our daughter kept coming each day though. I think they really didn't like their jobs.

Service and Staff

1 out of 5
Staff was courteous but not great. Having gone on 3 cruises this was the last impressive crew but nothing alarming.

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
I liked how the ship was decorated. The pools are small and the ship's design is not kid friendly or pool friendly. We love the pool and see that as a focal point but this ship had such small pools and they were crowded most of the time.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
The rooms felt larger than others we have stayed in so the size was great; however, the room was typical cruise layout. A great room attendent though. Beds were very comfy and the pillows were great.
3 out of 5
Very nice beach. Crowded but nice.
Don't Miss: Beach
5 out of 5
Great port, go to St john it is worth it.
Don't Miss: St John
3 out of 5
We did el yunque. A great family event with exercise.
Don't Miss: El Yunque

Pros: Nothing

Cons: Customer Service

Recommends Carnival Liberty? No.

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