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Liberty of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 17

Overall rating:

4.6 out of 5
Liberty of the Seas

7 Night Western Caribbean (Galveston Roundtrip)

Sail date: August 20, 2017

Ship: Liberty of the Seas

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 7398

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

Started well but ended poorly due to a hurricane and the staff's poor preparation for this :(. The ship was beautiful and the ports of call were spectacular and the staff were VERY friendly but were not giving out the same information about options for disembarking or remaining on the ship. We had about $1,000.00 extra expenses due to the hurricane and alternative plans.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Embarkation was quick, efficient, and organized.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
The food was plentiful but not always the tastiest we've ever had. Don't misunderstand, the food was good but not great.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
We enjoyed the flow rider, water slides, upper deck pools, and the fitness center. Everything was well maintained and clean.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
The comedians were excellent and very entertaining as were the acrobatic shows, and the musicals.

Children's Programs

Didn't bring kids along

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Everyone, without exception, from the stewards to the waiters, and captain were very positive upbeat and welcoming.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Everything was beautiful well maintained and very clean...first rate

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Size of the cabin was more than adequate for two, the beds were super comfortable but the shower was a little on the small side. The balcony was amazing.

Ship tip

The ship staff had to deal with a hurricane that kept the ship from docking and the disembarkment was very lengthy and disorganized but in all fairness to them they hadn't had to deal with something like this before. The staff were reporting conflicting procedures and policy. Many passengers had to visit the medical facilities due to running out of medicines and were forced to pay an office visit cost of $80, which should have been waived in our opinion. Also, many were forced to either remain on the ship with an unknown docking time and place or disembark and pay expensive flight and hotel costs that they should have received a voucher for.

Ports of call

Galveston, Texas

4 out of 5
No excursions due to embarking point

Coxen Hole, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

5 out of 5
Beautiful island, enjoyed snorkeling and interacting with monkeys and sloths.

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

5 out of 5
Visiting the Mayan ruins was incredible and the resort for dining and fresh water swimming was spectacular

Cozumel, Mexico

4 out of 5
Shopping was good but snorkeling was a disappointment because the water conditions weren't conducive to snorkeling around the best and advertised reefs. The staff did the best they could but was still disappointed

Disembarkation

2 out of 5
Hectic, lengthy, and disorganized. Some passengers had no choice but to disembark because of running low on medicines that the ship didn't have, worry for family, kids, pets, and jobs, and the need to buy expensive hotel and flights to get home. Royal Caribbean SHOULD HAVE GIVEN VOICHERS FOR THIS!!!!!
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