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Carnival Liberty Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 24

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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7 Night Southern Caribbean (San Juan Roundtrip)
Sail Date: April 26, 2015
Ship: Carnival Liberty
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 8380
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 3 years ago
Carnival has certainly changed a few things, some for the better and some not so great. Overall, this was a nice cruise in which I would recommend. My review goes as follows: Cons of the cruise: - the balcony on this ship was the worst I've ever been on. It was entirely too shallow to the point I couldn't stretch out. I'm around 6' 2" and have always been able to lay out on my balcony and stretch my legs, not on the Liberty. - the Internet packages are too expensive to have horrible reception. - availability of good food was EXTREMELY limited. For example, the Fish and Chips eatery was open 12:00 pm-2:30 pm...maybe 3:30 pm (either way, folks were of the ship most days at that time); Guy's burgers were open 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm; the buffet ended at 9:00 pm and after that deli sandwiches (til 11:00 pm) or pizza (24 hours). - The lines for breakfast were the worst I've experienced. - no turkey sausage for breakfast. - Only one Sea day. Pros of the cruise: - All of the ports were enjoyable (Barbados was only ok from our experience). - Our room attendant (Deneo) was great. Other staff were relatively friendly. - The quality of the food has improved. - Although the internet connection sucked, they were gracious enough to restore some of my lost minutes. - The ship was nice and clean. - Shows/entertainment were decent. Again, my wife and I had a great time and would definitely recommend this cruise.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Food quality improved, but the availability of good food sucked. Also, no turkey sausage was not good for me

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


3 out of 5

Children's Programs


Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Our room attendant (Deneo) was awesome!

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Good and clean. I've been on better and certainly worse ships.

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5
Bad only because the balcony was horribly shallow. I'm 6' 2" and could not stretch out at all. That was new for me and a big problem since I typically spend a lot of time on the balcony.

Ship Tip

Clean ship with good sized rooms. The balcony size was terribly disappointing for me. Staff was friendly, but not all.

5 out of 5
Loved San Juan. Great food and fun place. Be careful with the cans there. They will seriously overcharge you if you go anywhere outside the arranged trip! I was charged double for asking to go the blocks out of the way!
5 out of 5
Enjoyed Coki Beach ď
1 out of 5
3 out of 5
Nice time here, primarily because the driver we had was excellent.
3 out of 5
Items were seriously overpriced here. We stayed on the pet.
5 out of 5
I would love to stay here for a week. Great beaches, great food and nice people. Pretty inexpensive too.
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