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The 2,974-passenger Carnival Liberty launched in 2005 as the fourth of five ships in the line's Conquest class. In fall 2011, Liberty became the first Carnival ship overhauled as part of the $500 million Fun ...
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AprilBride2016
Member Since 2016
1 review
31 forum posts
6 helpful votes
This was our wedding cruise so boarding was awesome as we had priority boarding over everyone else. We had an Ocean Suite and the cabin was plenty spacious with lots of storage. We didn't even use half of the cabinet or drawer space ... Read more
tapickne
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We had an overall wonderful vacation! Our breakfasts and dinners were fantastic every day because of our wait staff. Headwaiter Michael, Team Waiter Made, Asst Team Waiter Jayson, and Team Bar Waiter Patrick were super and treated us like ... Read more
dillen57
Member Since 2010
1 review
3 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Carnival has dropped the ball big time. Room was so warm, after 1:00 am it seemed AC turned off. Miserably hot. Dining room food unacceptable, just chose to go to Diamond Steak House. Ship was clean. We had 3 different room cabin ... Read more
mrsjoey
Member Since 2003
2 reviews
114 forum posts
9 helpful votes
We picked this cruise because we like to sail for our anniversary that is in April. And we live in Texas and it is very easy to drive to Galveston. We have done all our cruises out of Galveston. I have taken 5 RCCL, 1 Princess, 6 ... Read more
Abbydew
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This cabin has very little noise, I was a bit surprised by this as I noticed the deck below us was the casino and clubs. The only time it was a bit loud was when the announcing from below was happening and it this was a very short period ... Read more

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pearlandcruiser15
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
2 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Carnival Liberty - March 31 sailing This was essentially a free comped cruise from the casino. Just pay grats, port fees and taxes. Upgraded to AFT cabin on empress deck (7449) for a small fee. We are local to the Houston area so ... Read more
Springfarm
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
30 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
There wasn't a great deal to do on the ship wished they sold some sort of books in the shops. The ship was full of children that ran the ship with no parents with them. I can not tell you the times I was almost ran into or over by these ... Read more
DeeDeeJoe
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Cruising since 1985 21 plus cruises. This one rates at the bottom of our list (there has always got to be one on the bottom and I guess this is the one without a doubt. Boarding was a snap (we had an Ocean Suite so we got ... Read more
limeade
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Check in: we drove to the terminal and dropped off our large bags with the porter at 10:30 a.m. it was almost instantaneous! galveston embarkation team (outside terminal and inside terminal) is excellent! This early drop off of bags ... Read more
RCCL Cruisers
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
92 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Spent 3 days in San Juan prior to the cruise had a great time in old San Juan. It was our 5th Carnival Cruise, we picked it as we have heard in the past Carnival goes all out for their so called Journey Cruises and it had a good itinerary. ... Read more

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Gladitsover
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Our destinations were the only attraction! Our days off the ship were amazing! Our days at sea?.. The Diamond Steak House should be the standard of quality for every meal! Guys Burgers...Awesome ! Servers All friendly, and eager ... Read more
sc6654
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
267 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We have been on the Liberty 2 times before, nothing was unexpected. This was a 12 day cruise out of San Juan to Galveston Tx. We used JetBlue from Seattle to San Juan, left at 11:00pm on the 5th going through JFK and arrived at 11:40am ... Read more
glad2go
Member Since 2007
4 reviews
346 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was a 12 night repositioning cruise from San Juan to Galveston and it just flew by. We spent 4 nights in San Juan prior to sailing and stayed at the Coral Princess. The hotel was in a great location, reasonable and had a very ... Read more
Seasoned firefighter
Member Since 2011
1 review
785 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We're Platinum on Carnival and retired from our jobs so the longer trips are more appealing to us. We had never done a Journey cruise so that also was a positive thing, never been on the Liberty, another positive, and finally there were ... Read more
RJPerque
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
10 forum posts
15 helpful votes
First for this itinerary.....loved, loved, loved it!! Sure the boat is showing some signs of wear, who isn't and does it really stop you from having a great time!?!? Lots of fun, great service, enjoyed the food, booked all Carnival ... Read more

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iambibs
Member Since 2006
7 reviews
153 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We flew out of Indianapolis the morning of a blizzard. We were one of the few planes that got out that day and arrived in sunny San Juan 3 days prior to our cruise. San Juan is wonderful and we had a great time there. We stayed at the ... Read more
Willi4u
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
13 of us just returned from a 7 day southern caribbean cruise on the carnival liberty. It may not be possible for there to be a worse cruise line or ship on the seas! The only plus was guys burger joint and our room steward Defri! The ... Read more
CUJO5150
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
642 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We like cruising out of San Juan. It's real easy to get on the ship and the Old Town section is right across the street from the pier if you want to check out San Juan after dropping off the luggage. If you have priority boarding ... Read more
London Bridge
Member Since 2008
1 review
112 forum posts
2 helpful votes
My husband and I traveled with two other couples on a southern Caribbean cruise on the Carnival Liberty. Our very first cruise was on the Carnival Mardi Gras in 1977 and we didn't cruise again until the late nineties with our three kids on ... Read more
sabrejobs
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
9 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Carnival gets kudos for their itinerary. We took 2/21/16 from San Juan for 7 days. Their Southern Caribbean trip has some great ports and a lot of variety....love the 5 ports in 7 days. Their dining room staff is exceptional, esp. their ... Read more

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travlinround
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
14 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed February 2016
Valentine and Birthday! We were on the Liberty in 2014 and loved it. We didn't plan on having the same cruise director but was an Awesome surprise! Love Corey Rogers!! First, embarkation is way too easy! Landed in SJU and was 15 min to ... Read more
napoleonmetelus
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
The taxi ride from the airport to the pier was posted at $19. Taxi driver said it was 24. He didnt have any change and I only had 20's. He took 20 but was upset that he didnt get the extra 4 dollars. My Wife and I flew in the same day as ... Read more
meadowhs
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Carnival is at the bottom of the barrel of cruise companies now. This is our fifth cruise (2 on Carnival, 2 on Royal Caribbean). Food: omelettes were mushy, fish was very soggy; chicken was dry. Main Dining Room: Food was good, but ... Read more
marklc
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
1) Boat: overall the Liberty shows signs of wear. The big screen up on the deck should be replaced as it is extremely pixelated. The Liberty feels a bit dated. 2) Room. I was in room 1059.The rug is worn and is a tripping hazard. it ... Read more
Countrygirl331
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Let me start by saying that this was our 3rd cruise on the Liberty, our first going out of San Juan. We went down a day early and totally enjoyed our time in San Juan. Lots of great sights to see. On embarkation day, our ship was ... Read more

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