Carnival Liberty 2

“Liberty not liberty at all”
Cruise review of Carnival Liberty

FloridaRNMT
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First our cabin which was quite nice for an older ship was located just outside the balcony that looked down on to the Atrium. Terrible place for a cabin. For some reason Carnival thought it a good idea to hold some late evening gatherings in this atrium area. We are not late night people. The sound of screaming, yelling, singing penetrated into our cabin awakening us on several evenings.

The pool areas, well forget it. The pools were filled shoulder to shoulder with people standing vertically. These pools are not made for swimming, but merely rubbing shoulders with other cruise passengers. Didn't matter which pool because all 3 of them were filled with people. Sit around the pools? Forget it. You were risking life or limb as the decks were so crowded with either screaming teenagers, drunk young people or children running around.

The food was merely okay. Nothing much to write home about. We knew by the third day we had made a big mistake. In saving ourselves a few More hundred dollars from other cruise lines we ended up having a miserable vacation.

Forget it if you are over 25 years old. This is not the cruise line for you despite what you may have heard about Carnival trying to improve its image. The image we have taken home with us is an image we want to forget.

The beverages whether water, soda, or alcohol were very high price; i.e., about $4.00 for a bottle of water.

The pros about Carnival were that the boarding was quick and easy if you are VIP status as were we; the cabin stewards were wonderful; the dining room waiter (especially Roberto, Gusti and Mona Lisa) were the best; and debarkation was a piece of cake if you got off first as did we. Less

Carnival Liberty Cruises to the Western Caribbean


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Sail Date: July 2011
Destination: Western Caribbean
Embarkation: Miami
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Cabin review: Ocean Suite

OS7271
Cabin 7271 - Ocean Suite. Very nice cabin, large, plenty of storage. The balcony was dirty looking and not conducive to sitting out there and enjoying the sea air. The television only had limited programming and one had to pay per view for movies. The jacuzzi tub was small but adequate for her, not for him.

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Booked our own tour and saved about $20 per person. Plenty of tour operators waiting for you when you debark at the port.

Published 07/10/11

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Carnival Liberty Cruises to the Western Caribbean

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