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4.7 out of 5

Best Vacation Ever - Caribbean Cruise by KenMan

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We heard wonderful things about the Liberty of the Seas ship with Royal Caribbean, and it was that, and more! We are looking forward to booking an Alaskan cruise with Royal Caribbean. Best vacation ever! Thank you RC!!!

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3.9 out of 5

Very large ship, fore (cabin) to aft (dining) was a hike for my elderly mom. Ship is very well kept and staff is wonderful throughout. Most food is good, not great. Must try Giovanni's specialty Italian restaurant - the best of the lot! by FrednMom

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Very large ship, fore to aft (dining) was a hike for my elderly mom. Ship is very well kept and staff is wonderful throughout. Most food is good, not great. Must try Giovanni's specialty Italian restaurant - the best of the lot! Expect up-sell at every turn.

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4.6 out of 5

The Royal Caribbean team is doing their best to assist the customers when the ship could not land the Galveston port on August 27. by Cruiser30289568

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This is the first time with Royal Caribbean cruise. We really enjoy our cruise. Even we encountered the Hurricane Harvey and could not land on the Galveston as planned. The ship redirected to Miami and let us get off the ship and returned to home safely. The guest service worked very hard to assist all of guests for their needs such as booking flight, answering various questioned about returning home. The cruise provided us 30 minutes free internet service per day and free ship to shore phone call. The captain James held several captain corners to keep us informed about the ship direction and answered questions. I believe the Royal Caribbean provided us with excellent service during this difficult time. They tried to calm down all of passengers during this chaotic situation. On Monday (8/28) 5:30pm, they had captain cocktail with all crew officer and captain James to have a good time together in the Promenade (5th floor). On 8/29, the CEO welcomed us in the air when the ship arrived on Miami port. It really cheers us up.

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5 out of 5

My first cruise and defiantly won't be my last. by marythornton

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I was not going to write this but people were asking… Life on a Cruise Ship with Harvey… This has not been like any of the cruises that I have experienced. The ship, The Liberty of the Seas is like any other cruise ship with all the “things” that you would expect from Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines with all the service and fineries that you would expect from being on a cruise. When Mary and I departed from Galveston, we heard of a tropical depression in the Gulf of Mexico. The captain of the ship stated concerns while we departed but said he could sail around it. It first it was just a storm to dodge on what was suppose to be a week long vacation. A vacation that was needed from the work we did remodeling a property for sale. Neither Mary or I or the 4500 other people would know what would follow in the coming days. Life on this cruise ship was suppose to be better than normal life. People waiting on your every need and desire 24/7 and the crew preformed all their duties to the best of abilities. I can’t express how grateful I am for that part of the cruising experience. Their work and dedication to the passengers were outstanding. The ship is not a small ship. It measures 1112ft. by 185ft. with 18 decks that holds a maximum of 4960 souls onboard. The ship has all the modern luxuries you would expect from a modern cruise liner with so many improvements from the first cruise I’ve been on. All the creature comforts from home and then some. Wi-Fi (at 3 Meg a second consistently mind you), Satellite TV, and all the modern luxuries that we have all come to expect from the electric world. Live shows, casinos, first class dining rooms, and pool deck entertainment that is a dream…and yes…Bingo… This would be the good life under normal circumstances but with all the connection to the outside world came news reports of Harvey. How this tropical depression was suppose to land in Texas as a Category 4 hurricane. It was surreal to watch this giant wet buzz saw on CNN with all the other passengers on the ship. There was looks of shock and horror in a lot of the faces. After all that I have seen and my past experience with hurricanes, I knew that Harvey was up to no good. That the coast of Texas, my home, was in for a world of hurt and devastation and there was nothing I could do about it. Powerless of what was about to unfold. OK, Facebook Friends, This is starting to sound like a cheap horror novel. I’m not a novelist. I don’t write books. In all honesty, the cruise was good. The first seven days went off as planned. We were at sea for two days and we pasted Harvey, which was a fierce tropical depression at the time on our way to Roatán. We docked and Mary was very impressed by the clear water at the dock seeing the bottom and all. Roatán was great, Mary and I went snorkeling and it was her first time. She was like a kid in the proverbial candy store. We had so many fish and the guide showed eels, rays, and so many other wild swimming things. I’ve been diving for thirty years but it is always a joy to see someone that has never experienced the life of the reefs before. It was more than a good thing, Mary seems hooked now. The next day we went to Costa Maya and had a beach day. We booked all the day trips way in advance and this one seemed like it would be fun and it was. We were taken to a little beach in Mahahual were we just sat and enjoyed the gin clear water and let the fish bite on our toes. Nothing serious, the fish do that to all the tourist. We had beach fajitas, Wi-Fi, and Mary got a beach massage. I found the cheap cuban cigars and it was also a spot to absorb cheap souvenir trinkets. And Yes, you never pay what is being ask for anything in Mexico. If you can’t get it for half, walk and they will run to make the sale. I know, cheesy, but it works every time. We made it back to the boat and had dinner and a show. The next day was Cozumel. We were back to snorkeling again. Wasn’t as nice as Roatán but we did see more underwater wildlife and Mary was a real trooper. She wasn’t feeling the best but made the best of the day. The whole day was nice with the ship being home at the end of the day. The whole cruise was still being overshadowed by Harvey. All the TVs in the comping areas were tuned to CNN and we got the cable news network of the carnage. All the time, we saw all the places of loved ones having their lives flooded. That Harvey was a 4000 year storm. We were cruising back to Galveston and the talk all over the boat was how people were going to get back to their homes and lives. We also wanted to get back home to Hope the Dog. She was being watched by a Evelyn, a dog sitter we found on rover.com. We missed big furry 80 lbs. pup. We cruised back to Galveston and the weather finally got bad. We got out about seven miles from the Port of Galveston and was hoping for a special clearance from the port but was refused. We sat in the Gulf of Mexico under dynamic positioning and waited for the verdict. The damage to the port was enough of a concern that we had to go someplace else. The captain announced that we were instructed by Royal Caribbean to divert to Miami. Mind you that this is the sixth largest cruise ship and the the only port big enough to handle it was Miami. I was shocked and relived to to hear this. From all the news that was absorbed and from what we knew, there was no way to get back to Conroe and Galveston was not open. We sat on dynamic positioning for about three hours and the captain finally announced that we had three medical emergencies that had to be handled before we headed to Miami. It was probably three people with heart conditions that we were not getting off the ship. Stressful to say the least. We started cruising on a two day trip to on our way to Florida. This is where things get a little more interesting on the ship. The crew was not ready to extend the trip and we got a lot of conflicting information. It was easy to see that they were doing what they were told by their supervisors. It wasn’t till later that night that there was a 50% price reduction on every ship service on the ship. Wi-Fi, shops, drink charges, Everything! There was a lot of people gripping about it but I saw it as a free extension of a cruise that had a 1/2 off sale. Of all the cruises that I have been on, that is the first time that this has ever happened. It was the best that Royal Caribbean could do at the time. It was also announced that people that had to get home could get off in Miami to catch a flight from there. We cruised for two days to Miami and all there was to do is wait. However we did do a lot of waiting out by one of the pools. So much that Mary got a sever sunburn and kinda put a damper on the sunbathing. Also, she had a case of swimmers ear. She wasn’t enjoying the cruise that much at that time. We went down to medical and was tying to get somebody to see about it but came to the harsh realization that medical on a cruise ship was not free. It was $140 just to see somebody about the ear. Mary opted not to spend the money and we acquired some olive oil from the pizza stand and some alcohol swabs from medical and used warm oil to ease the pain for a little while. Using a teaspoon and a lighter to warm up the oil shook me up just a little. Looked like something from a past life but it worked for the ear. We arrived in Miami around noon ship time. That was also another thing. We were always on ship time no matter what time zone we were in. It made things easier for the ship disembarking and re-boarding. We were suppose to get off the ship for shore leave but first the whole ship had to be approved by US customs to enter back into the States. This was a long fiasco that took 5 hours to complete. In my opinion, it could have been handled better. Customs was counting on all passengers to get in line but the people that didn’t want shore leave didn’t think they needed to attend and delayed the ones that wanted to go ashore getting off the ship. The ones that were getting off in Miami had first priority and then the people that were cruising back were next. Mary wanted to get some things for her ailments and almost went ballistic on some of the crew. All we wanted to do is go to CVS and pick up some simple over the counter stuff to fix the problems. It’s amazing the things you take for granted sometimes. We get off at 6:30pm and had to be back before 11:00pm when the ship was suppose to leave. The cruise ship had busses that took a group of people to CVS. We were not the only ones that needed to go. A lot of people on the cruise only had medicines for seven days and needed called in prescriptions filled. After we got out of CVS, Mary and I opted out to escape the crazy of the busses for a little while. We walked away from the herd, found a Taxi, and went to a little spot on Miami beach. Big Pink was the name. It had the right name to at least give it a look. It was amazing. It had nothing to do with the pink stuff but it had the best unique beach food. I got a bacon cheese burger with a crab patty on it. It was one of the most amazing things I wrapped my lips around in a while. Mary wasn’t quite as adventurous and just had fish & chips. The Big Pink did the trick. We got to escape and enjoy for a short time just us in Miami. It felt good for a little while. We got back to the ship and boarded for the trip back to what we thought was a disaster in the continuing aftermath of Harvey. The next two days was cruising back to Galveston. The Liberty of the Seas turned into a supply vessel for Royal Caribbean for the Galveston operations carrying extra supplies for upcoming cruises. With half the passengers disembarked in Miami, it was an eerie ghost ship. Where there was a bustle of passengers, there was empty decks. It was a spooky unnerving environment, this floating city with no passengers. What it really turned out to be was a cruise ship with the other half of the passengers being waited on hand and foot just that much more! I got the best service those last days of any of the other cruises I have ever been on. Better than Celebrity Cruise Lines or Oceania Cruise Lines. I was very impressed by the crew and how they handled themselves in an adverse situation. We cruised up to the Galveston ship channel on Day 13 of journey. It was sunny and bright. The water turned from a deep azure blue to a thick soupy brown in color. There was debris floating from the floods floating all around. Mary and I were surveying the bay when we saw dolphins swimming in the bay. Passing ships had these grey dare devils swimming on the bow wave. It was a small glimmer of hope as we watched the dark murky water around us. We arrived at the dock but it would be hours before they would be ready for us to disembark. We went to the dining room and had lunch for the last time. The safe place we dined and didn’t have to worry about the world outside. That was about to be over and have to face the real world once again. It was like we were living in an alternate reality for 13 days, watching a horrendous CNN production 24/7. But it was real. We left the place that was home for 13 days to get back on the land from which we started. As we were leaving, they ask us to turn over our sea cards. The sea card is your identity and passport while you are on the cruise. Handing the card over kinda added a little finality to the end of the voyage. Mary and I headed into the port toward customs and concern hit once again. Usually you have to declare what you bought on an customs inventory but when we walked up to the booth, the customs inspector wished us both a nice day and he was glad we were home. We got our bags to the curb and I went to get the SUV for the trip back to the RV in Conroe. I arrived at the cruise parking and ask the attendant if my SUV got flooded? He stated that to the best of his knowledge that it didn’t. I opened the door and water came out of the side of the door but examined the carpet and it was dry. I didn’t know what to think. I knew I just wanted to go home to whatever home was at the time. The SUV started with a full tank of gas and I headed over to pick up an impatient Mary and picked up out belongings on the curb. Baggage that had clothes, snorkel gear, dirty clothes bag, and trinkets bought for loved ones. Again it was surreal to pack it all in and head back to our regular life. It was the start of a new adventure. We travel back to Conroe and drove past all the devastation that Harvey left. Neighborhoods that had all the earthly passions of the home owners dragged out of their residence and was placed on to the curb. Flood water garbage that was prized possessions of peoples lives just a short time ago. It was a true picture of tragedy. We were in wonder of all the things we will find at your home. The journey ended at the RV where we live. It was no worse for ware. We checked our investment property and it was fine. We truly felt the grace of God on the sights of our possessions. A lot luckier than some. It was a sigh of relief. That was the end of this saga. It was thirteen days of my life that changed my perspective for days to come. So many tales of the sea have been wrote but I got to experience it for myself. I saw tragedy and triumph. Life in turmoil and survival. A lot of people lost things in this storm and all I could do is watch. Some might even be resentful that Mary and I rode out the storm on a cruise ship. I did find out more of this woman named Mary. She is the most astonishing person that I have ever met. She is smart, stubborn, beautiful, sexy, and old school. A woman that I want in my life for as long as we can. I purposed on the bow of the ship to the woman I love. She brought back a trinket, A band of gold with a diamond on it. I love this woman and going to spend some time with her. She wanted to bring back the bench I purposed at but ships crew said that it had to stay on the bow of the boat. We had leave the bench and just take the memory. But I did try to do something. I was moved in the moment that FB suggested to set up a fund to help victims of Harvey. I did set up a little post for the friends that I was needing help and it went out to all my friends with a lofty goal of $200,000. I had $40 donated from some friends but the heart breaker was when one of my friends didn’t have anything to give, that they lost everything. I would like to see the fund go to Jeri McCulloch Austin and her family no matter how big or small the amount is. The donation post is on my page. Please help her… Everybody has a story, especially when life turns extreme…respect all stories told and all lives lived…

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5 out of 5

Liberty of the Sea by dball77777

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Fifth cruise we have taken but the first with Royal Caribbean and we totally rate this as the best. Not only in food, but everything else. There is nothing I could recommend to improve. The food was beyond belief especially on buffet.

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4.6 out of 5

Great Cruise...Royal Caribbean was great. by nataliebaker

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Great Cruise...Royal Caribbean was great. Could not get back into Galveston on the 27th August 2017 due to Hurrican Harey. Diverted to Miami for additional Fuel and Food...spent another 5 nights on the ship. Crew took care of everyone on board the ship.

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5 out of 5

Great time! by phuttenbach

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Probably the best part of the cruise was the excellent service The food was great, and the waiters were incredibly attentive.  The facilities were much nicer  than some of the other cruises we have been on, and including things like a rock wall and ice skating, which were included in the price.  Overall, I would say it was much nicer than some of the other cruises we have been on coming from Galveston.

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5 out of 5

Just got home off my... by Texasoftheseas

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Just got home off my second trip on the Liberty of the Seas and what a beautiful, well maintained ship! Every crew member always had a smile and a hello. You can tell every employee takes ownership of their ship. Food was consistent in the Windjammer and the Main dining room ( everyone has their opinion of food so I won't give mine). I really liked the live music around the ship. Pool deck to just about every bar, no shortage of live music on the ship. We had the drink package and no issues with lack of bar staff or wait staff around the pool deck. On 9/11, during the Captains update he asked for a moment of silence and you could hear a pin drop on the pool deck , it's was that quiet. That will be a moment I will always remember. Great vacation on the Liberty of the Seas!!

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5 out of 5

Awesome!!!! by floresraymond

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Praise God every chance you have for all His Goodness and for His Son Jesus Christ!!! It was every thing we expected and more, loved the food, the people how well it was cleaned

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5 out of 5

The Never Ending Cruise by RhondaHagood

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This was our first Royal Caribbean cruise. We normally cruise Carnival. I have to say, the service was much better, the staff super friendly and accommodating, awesome food, awesome drinks, awesome entertainment. It is definitely a step up. I forgot to mention that the beds are like sleeping on a cloud! LOVED it! We will definitely go again.

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5 out of 5

Ok I promised myself I... by weowen

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Ok I promised myself I would post a review because reading everyone else’s reviews and tips was so beneficial. Sail date 24 June 2018. We had a group of 20, my teenage boys stayed in separate stateroom. 6556 (balcony) and 6204. Ports were Cozumel, Grand Cayman and Falmouth. We purchased the drink packages and WiFi. Embarkation: Very smooth. Onboard by 10:30 and drink in hand by 10:35 😉. Disembark: Also very smooth. In car driving home by 09:30. Food: We enjoyed everything. MDR for breakfast every morning. Formal nights in MDR were nice. Lobster night was my fav in the MDR. Buffet was good just a bit crowded. We learned to get there when it opens for the best experience. A daily slice of pizza at Sorrentos was a must. Johnny Rockets was very good and fun. We did the Guacamole and Tequila class at Sabor which to our surprise included lunch and the whole experience was absolutely amazing. The last night our entire group dined at Giovanni’s and was treated to incredible dining experience. Ben and Jerry’s was a nice daily treat. Nothing negative to say about dining except watch out for the buffet bullies. Drinks: We put our deluxe drink package to the test. Had the daily specialty drink every day mainly just to say we did. They were ok, but often a premixed sugar filled mess. A couple times we found ourselves at Olive or Twist (bar at the very top) and specialty drink would be made fresh...much better. All the bars featured their own drinks which was very nice. Our fav bars were Hoof and Claw and Olive or Twist, but found them all to be a great place to relax. The only negative on drinks is the bottled water. We drink a ton of water to counter the alcohol, but would get a hard time every time we asked for 2 bottles. Just wanted to have some in stateroom. Steward said they cannot get water. I think if you have the drink package you should have water delivered to room. Ultimately we would have to smuggle from other locations to stock pile. 👍 Entertainment: Saw the three big shows, enjoyed them all very much. The singers were ok. The Latin dancers stole the show. The aerialists were great. The ice skaters were amazing, the ice rink is tiny and you’re ice skating on a ship 👏👏👏. Dance clubs were fun, karaoke was fun so the wife says 😜. We are not big gamblers, but we won a little in the casino. 2 out of our group won at bingo. Unfortunately didn’t get a chance to see the comedians. Pool and outdoor: My family is fair skin red headed Irish blood, so our pool time was limited, but we did go enough to figure things out. We did our pool time mostly before noon. You will not get a nice spot near the pool if you sleep in til 10. Seats are being claimed early. They do kind of monitor the saving of seats, but as long as someone casually stops by and removes the little post it from the pool police you’re good. Latin fitness class pool side was fun. All pools and hot tubs get pretty crowded. That’s about when we would go check out other activities. Oh the waterslides and putt putt was fun as well. Port calls: I’ll keep it short here, there’s tons of post already about port calls. We didn’t prepurchase any. Cozumel was rainy, so we just walked around the port and hit up Margaritaville. Grand Cayman port is nothing to look at, the tendering process was not so much fun either. We did a swim with stingray/snorkeling trip...it was ok. Our favorite was Falmouth. The port was beautiful. Went to local beach, layed around, sipped on rum drinks and ate jerk chicken. Ship/Staterooms: Ship was very well kept, staterooms were plenty big. We travel with tons of luggage and found there to be plenty of space for everything. Tons of hangars too. Misc: We bought pro pics, it’s not often you get teenage boys to dress up. 😉 Sent off laundry once. I heard there was a gym on board, lol jk. Went everyday it has everything you could possibly need. Regrets: Missed the love and marriage show, comedians and never had a cupcake. We enjoyed our cruise very much and look forward to the next one already. I hope this review benefits someone and feel free to ask anything while it’s still fresh on our minds. Wishing everyone great weather and smooth seas.

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5 out of 5

Just docked in Galveston 7/16/17... by Homey

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Just docked in Galveston 7/16/17 on Liberty of the Seas. Cruised with two other lines in the past and this was by far the best experience we have ever had. Its RC all the way from this point on. The ship, food, entertainment and service is truly like you were royalty.

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4.6 out of 5

Great trip by jonestatie

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This trip was really good. Liberty of the seas is a great ship!

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5 out of 5

Just got off liberty this... by sassy1969

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Just got off liberty this morning ... great vacation with family .. my second time on the liberty ... she is such a beautiful ship ... food was different than last may ... they changed things up a bit ... great shows ... wait staff was amazing ... bento & ni komang & room steward ... all went above & beyond ... I just wish people would remember to relax ... you are on vacation ... you aren’t at work ... vacation is what you make of it... if you go in with the intent not to have fun you aren’t going to have fun... so let your hair down & enjoy ... life is too short ... ports were great ... cozumel grand cayman & Falmouth Jamaica ... I have been to jamaica twice ... not sure why it gets such a bad rap ... you have to be cautious in the USA anywhere you go ... just use common sense ... ready to cruise again

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5 out of 5

We just did 7 days... by DanaMattBeumer

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We just did 7 days on Liberty from Sep 2-9. We loved it so much! Since I appreciated the detailed reviews during my research before the cruse, I wanted to give mine in return. Galveston - Embarkation We got to Galveston (Harbor Drive, the road right outside the terminals) around 1030am, but the line to get into the port was backed up and we didn’t get to the actual terminal until 1130am. Once we were dropped off and gave our luggage to the waiting porters it was a breeze to get through. The staff had everything organized and we didn’t have to wait at all. We went through security in about 10mins and then we were walking onto the boat by 12pm. Despite the reviews that the Windjammer Buffet would be crazy packed, we decided to take a chance and it was fine. We even scored a seat by the window! Our Stateroom was ready by 1pm and we got lucky as 3 of our 4 suitcases were already waiting on us. We unpacked and went to Deck 5 and there was no line at Guest Services and we were able to immediately take care of our onboard account and get to the Main Dining Room for dinner. The Ship, the Food, the Activities. We loved the Ship, it was very clean and smelled nice (except for the casino where the smokers gathered, but that’s not RC’s fault). It took us awhile to learn the layout of the ship and how to get to all the different venues. Be prepared for LOTS OF WALKING, which is not a bad thing! I lost 10lbs despite all the goodies I ate thanks to all the walking we did getting from place to place. There was always a hand sanitizer station within reach. Before entering the Windjammer there was even a lady with a bottle of hand sanitizer saying : No washy washy, no yummy yummy. Food – we weren’t totally impressed by the food. Being a bit of a foodie, it seemed as if the food could be switched out from place to place (ex. The lasagna from the MDR had the same meat sauce as the Windjammer Buffet). Not that the food wasn’t good! It was great, just not the hyped up experience we’ve heard about, but we certainly aren’t complaining! We were very happy with the Windjammer and skipped the MDR several nights to go there instead. I loved the variety and menu changes each day. My biggest regret was not trying Sorrento’s pizza until day 6. They have the BEST pepperoni pizza!!! Room service was also just ok. Windjammer and Sorrento’s were winner’s in our book. Johnny Rocket’s was ok too. Activities – there was always plenty to do, we enjoyed the different shows, game shows and comedians. My only wish is that there was a better explanation of each headliner. We missed a great comedian because we thought he only played the guitar. Oh well. Pools were not too crowded after breakfast and we didn’t’ stay in past 12pm due to the sun being so hot and I burn easily. We LOVED the nightly movies on the outside big screen! Excursions: Cozumel, Mexico – we did our own thing here and went to Mr Sancho’s Beach Club = LOVED, LOVED, LOVED it!!!!! Easy taxi ride to the resort, we had our own table close to the water. There was so much to do there and it was such a relaxing atmosphere! Our server was excellent, always making sure we had what we needed. The water was CLEAR and tropical fish swam around you. It was such a great afternoon. They have shops at the entrance and you just have to get past how pushy they are. A polite “no thank you” and keep walking forward. Shops at the Port were great and had great prices for souvenirs. We loved Cozumel! Georgetown, Grand Cayman – I had some frustration with this Port/Excursion. We booked the Dolphin Swim/Stingray City excursion through RC. It was raining this morning and so the tenders had to wait to get up next to the ship. We were an hour late getting to the Port (due to Mother Nature) and so our time at Stingray City was cut short. Stingray City was AMAZING! Giant stingrays swimming around you in a sandbar out in the middle of the ocean. Hated that we only had 30 mins and not the whole hour. Back at the Dolphin Cove we got into a tank that had filthy, dirty water. While getting to interact with the dolphin was extremely cool, the water was so nasty it took away from the experience. One HUGE disappointment was that we couldn’t take our own pictures. By the time the excursion was over, the computer room was filled with everyone wanting to see their pictures and not enough attendants to help. We didn’t’ even get to see ours and found out later that the most basic package was $75 on top of what you already paid for the experience. We just barely got back in time to make the last tender to the ship which meant no shopping which was a major let down for me personally. Falmouth, Jamaica – My husband and I fell in love with this island! The people, the atmosphere! We had plenty of time to look around and shop before we had to meet for our Zip lining excursion (booked through RC). Our bus driver & tour guide were so entertaining during the ride up into the mountains. The location we arrived at seemed to be a hub for several of the excursions (atv’s, tubing, zip lining, etc) Was a very neat location, clean, organized, friendly staff. Zip lining was fun, be prepared for lots of walking/climbing. What I didn’t know is that with our excursion we also had access to their waterpark called Adventure Falls. Fun water slide and 7 different pools to choose from. We were back at the port with plenty of time to do more shopping. Loved Jamaica!! Now…..the Staff: I don’t have enough good words to say about the excellent Royal Caribbean staff on the Liberty of the Seas! Everyone we interacted with was patient, friendly, helpful and gracious. In the Main Dining room: Adrian, Andre and Bobie were our assigned to our table and they provided excellent service. Helped with menu choices and our glasses were always refilled quickly. Our stateroom attendant, Curdel, was very kind. He always made sure we had ice in our room. Honestly everyone we talked to was quick to help answer questions and always with a smile. The staff was so professional and handled large crowd situations so easily. No chaos or confusion. They have their systems down pat and they work! The staff in the Windjammer are so efficient, friendly and helpful. Keeping tables and the buffet clean, delivering drinks. We were so impressed with the entire ship’s staff, they truly made our experience a great one. Last but certainly not least, Mark the Cruise director and Enzo, activities coordinator. Can’t say enough about what a great experience they created for everyone. Always something to do for any age group, and very good at keeping us updated on any changes. Debarkation: We chose the Self Assist option, we carried our own luggage off the ship vs. leaving it to be picked up by porters the night before. We only had to wait 10 mins to catch a elevator with space for us and our bags. They called our group a few mins early at 815am and we were able to walk to the meeting point and straight off the ship to customs. As we only got small souvenirs we were able to breeze through customs and were waiting for our ride by 9am. Again, the staff kept everything organized and moving. We can’t wait to try out more ships from Royal Caribbean, but we certainly be happy to jump on Liberty of the Seas again without hesitation!!!

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5 out of 5

A good week to unplug and enjoy friends, family, and life. by kgoolsby12

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This was an excellent cruize. Plenty of time to relax and also time to experience the shore excursions. We had a great time. The staff for the cabin and dinners were outstanding. We could not have asked for better service and friendly people. The entertainment on board was great. We really enjoyed the week on the cruise. 

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5 out of 5

R&R On The Smooth Seas by MoCo

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Boarding the ship was simple and easy.  We got to the ship at 10:30 a.m. and got on board quickly. Luggage arrived to room at 1pm as promised. Room was spotless and attendant was over-the-top cordial and accommodating.  Meals in dining room were above average. Had dinners in specialty restaurants (steak and Italian) and both were excellent and highly recommended for a quiet and romantic setting.

The ships entertainment was really great and maybe the best we have seen in 15+ cruises. Professional and impressive performances consistently delivered at all shows...really great!

Fitness center nice and quite busy but clean. 

Overall, excellent value and relaxing with a fantastic staff. Ship needs some work as carpet and other areas showing wear.

 

 

 

 

 

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5 out of 5

Check-in was a breeze, the... by BoatSwainMate

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Check-in was a breeze, the whole process took about 35 mins. We had an amazing time onboard the LOS, the ship was nice and clean, food and drinks were excellent. The crew/staff were absolutely amazing especially the bartenders by the pools. Our room attendant went above and beyond to make us feel at home. He paid close attention to details, we requested ice, he made sure we had a fresh bucket of ice throughout the day to chill our wine. My wife wanted extra pillows and an actual refrigerator, HE made it happen. The omelette stations in Windjammers were Outstanding. The DJ in the club did an outstanding job mixing it up. Entertaining was just that, very entertaining, especially the comedy shows. The guest/Passengers were outstanding not one incident. The atmosphere all around the ship was absolutely amazing, I can’t complain. Overall it was a great experience.

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Let’s visit about medical emergency???... by JudyB2018

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Let’s visit about medical emergency??? We had one on my last cruise and we missed a port because of this. And of course they say if it were your family with this problem you would want us to do the very best. Why don’t they just have a helicopter come get the person. That would have been faster and everyone would not have miss the port they paid for and just had another day at sea????? It sure makes you rethink taking a cruise because it is a huge gamble with all the people and possible medical emergencies.

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4.9 out of 5

Awesome❣️ by mmorrel4

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This cruise was perfect for a 50th Anniversary celebration❣️❣️

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