Liberty of the Seas Cruise Ship Profile

Ship Features, Itinerary, News, Photos, Review, Accommodations, Notable Rooms, Dining Venues, Kid's Areas, Deck Plan, Outdoor Spaces, Smoking Sections


Liberty of the Seas News 

Liberty of the Seas emerges from an extensive month-long dry dock in February 2016. The extensive bow-to-stern makeover introduced a slew of Royal Caribbean firsts as well as guest favorites. As the most innovative ship in Texas, Liberty offers guests unexpected adventures visiting Mexico and the Caribbean from the Port of Galveston.


Liberty of the Seas sails from Galveston various itineraries to ports in Honduras, Mexico, Belize, Cayman Islands. Visit for a complete schedule.

CDC Ratings

Sanitation Report

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2009 Rating 95 (Feb)
2010 Rating 98 (Jan)
2010 Rating 97 (Aug)
2011 Rating 99 (Feb)
2012 Rating 98 (Jan)
2012 Rating 99 (Apr)
2012 Rating 98 (Nov)
2013 Rating 97 (Mar)
2013 Rating 96 (Dec)
2014 Rating 95 (Dec)
2015 Rating 94 (May)
2017 Rating 100 (Jan)
2018 Rating 98 (Oct)

Deck Plan

Deck 15

Skylight Chapel

Deck 14

Viking Crown Lounge

Deck 13

Rock-climbing wall, Flow-rider, Sports court, Liberty Fairways (aft)

Deck 12

Adventure Ocean, The Living Room, Fuel Teen Disco, Challenger's Arcade, Johnny Rockets, Liberty Day Spa, Jogging Track

Deck 11

Fitness Center, Windjammer Cafe, Jade, Portofino, Chops Grille, H20 Zone, The Back Deck, Squeeze Juice Bar, Sprinkles Ice Cream, Sea Trek, Solarium, Sports Pool

Deck 10

Passenger staterooms

Deck 9

Passenger staterooms

Deck 8

Passenger staterooms, Internet Center, Royal Promenade

Deck 7

Passenger staterooms, Royal Promenade, Library

Deck 6

Passenger staterooms, Business Services

Deck 5

The Sphynx Lounge, Connoisseur Club, Sorrento's Pizza, Boutiques, Hoof & Claw Pub, Vintages Wine Bar, Royal Promenade, Cafe Promenade, Champagne Bar, Botticelli Dining Room

Deck 4

Platinum Theater, The Catacombs (upper level), Schooner Bar, Casino Royale, Casino Bar, Photo Gallery, Boleros Lounge, Michelangelo Dining Room

Deck 3

Platinum Theater, Catacombs Nightclub, Studio B, On Air Club, Art Gallery, Rembrandt Dining Room and alcoves, Passenger staterooms

Deck 2

Platinum Theater, Screening Room, Conference Center, Studio B, Center Ice, passenger staterooms

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Adults Only

The Solarium

Retreat to the glass-canopied, adults-only Solarium pool, where inspired surroundings, a light-fare café, and whirlpools promise the ultimate in relaxation.

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Liberty of the Seas

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Liberty of the Seas entered service in 2007 and is the second of the Freedom Class vessels. Features include, a surf park, full-size boxing ring, waterpark (complete with ground geysers), flat screen TVs in every stateroom, and a vitality wellness program that will rejuvenate your body and soul with soothing spa treatments, healthy menus, personal trainers, tons of fitness options and more!

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Itinerary Notable Rooms
CDC Ratings Outdoor Areas
Deck Plan Kid's Camps



Ship Class: Freedom

Launched: 2007

Refurbished: 2011, 2013, 2015

GRT: 160,000

Length: 1,111 ft.

Draft: 28

Speed: 22 Knots

Passengers: 3,634


All staterooms offer accommodations that convert to queen size bed and have private bath, vanity area, flat-panel TV and phone, electric mini-bar, hair dryers and AC. The bedding program has been updated fleet-wide, with new bed frames, mattresses, sheets, pillows, and duvets.

Stateroom sizes

Inside 152-323 Sq. ft.
Outside 161-293 Sq. Ft.
Balcony 251-257 Sq. ft. w/veranda
Suite 388-1783 Sq. ft. w/veranda


Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, sitting area, vanity area, and a private bathroom.  Promenade staterooms have bowed windows with a view of the Royal Promenade. Family staterooms can accommodate up to 6 guests and have pullman beds or sofa bed with sitting area.


Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, sitting area, vanity area, and a private bathroom. The family ocean view has additional bunk beds in separate area, separate sitting area with sofa bed, and can accommodate up to 6 guests.

Panoramic Ocean View

Floor-to-ceiling glass walls provide passengers with breathtaking, unobstructed views.


Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, private balcony, sitting area and a private bathroom.  Both categories, Deluxe and Superior, have a small sitting area and private balcony.


Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, private balcony, private bathroom with bathtub and a sitting area. Grand suites include concierge service. Royal family suites have two bedrooms with two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long(one room with third and fourth Pullman beds), two bathrooms (one with shower, one with bathtub), living area with double sofa bed, private balcony, and concierge service. The stateroom can accommodate up to 8 guests. The Royal Suite has a separate bedroom with king-size bed, private balcony with hot tub, whirlpool bathtub, living room with queen-size sofa bed, baby grand piano and concierge service. The Presidential family suite has four bedrooms and four bathrooms to fit up to 14 guests.

Suite Amenities

Excluding Junior suites, guests booked in other suites enjoy the following amenities :

• Priority check-in

• Personalized attention throughout the cruise with complimentary

• Concierge Club service on select ships

• Reserved prime seating in the main theater for entertainment shows, where available

• Priority tender tickets on select cruises. (Tender service is provided when smaller vessels are necessary to reach shore in locations without docking ports large enough for cruise ships.)

• VIP pool deck seating, where available

• Full breakfast, lunch and dinner dining room menus available for in-room dining

• Private breakfast and lunch seating in specialty restaurants on our Voyager and Freedom Class ships

• Mattel® board games available to order for in-room entertainment for the kids

• Complimentary luggage valet service

• Luxury spa bathrobes for use onboard

• Complimentary pressing service on formal night

• Priority departure with exclusive suite departure lounge featuring continental breakfast

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Dining Venues

($) = Specialty restaurant, surcharges apply

Main Dining Rooms

Rembrandt Dining Room, Bernini and Velasquez  Alcoves (off the Rembrandt Dining Room), Michelangelo Dining Room, and the Botticelli Dining Room.

The main dining room serves exceptional, multi-course meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy a new dinner menu each evening in an elegant setting, with two seatings nightly, or choose "My Time" Dining.

Cafe Promenade

Pick a table with a view at Café Promenade, serving Seattle's Best Coffee, Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream, snacks, pastries and sandwiches throughout the day and into the night – so you can enjoy the action when you please.


Chopsticks, ready! A seemingly endless buffet of delicious sushi creations, Jade features innovative Asian-fusion dishes along with classic favorites like sushi, fried rice and more.

Portofino ($)

Sample the chef's latest Italian creation, or have one of your favorites prepared the classic way. $20 surcharge per person.

Windjammer Cafe

A culinary destination loaded with an array of delicious food for every meal and snack time – all with spectacular views and a comfortable, casual atmosphere. Browse multiple buffets and serving stations featuring pastas, omelettes made-to-order, global cuisine, salads, soups, sandwiches, meat-carving, and tons of tantalizing desserts.

Chops Grill

Royal Caribbean's popular signature steakhouse, featuring grade-A premium cuts of steak cooked to your specifications, plus fresh seafood, hearty side dishes and signature desserts in an upscale, contemporary setting. $30.00 per person surcharge.

Johnny Rockets ($)

Get the family together for good old-fashioned hamburgers and fries at Johnny Rockets—complete with authentic 1950s décor, a menu filled with all-American favorites and a jukebox at every table. Lunch and dinner have a $4.95 surcharge per person.

Cupcake Cupboard ($)

Sprinkle some sweetness into your cruise at this adorable 1940s-style shop featuring fresh-baked gourmet cupcakes, plus private decorating parties and cupcake design classes.

Giovani's Table ($)

Sample the chef's latest Italian creation, or have one of your favorites prepared the classic way. $15 for lunch, $20 surcharge per person.

Sabor ($)

Serving authentic, modern and unexpected Mexican dishes, such as Oaxacan Ceviche of Red Snapper, Spicy Chicken Flautas, or Chicken and Roasted Corn Empanada, topped with Green mole and spicy peanut sauce – to name a few. Sabor offers customized guacamole and salsas made tableside as well as an assortment of tacos, quesadillas and burritos, all made with the freshest ingredients. $25 per guest.

Room Service

Breakfast, lunch and dinner, 24 hours a day (late night service charge applies).

* Prices subject to change.

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Notable Rooms

Platinum Theater

The main showroom. Sail with the only cruise line that offers the Tony Award®-winning musical Chicago at Sea!

Viking Crown Lounge

Featuring four distinct areas including the Olive or Twist, Cloud Nine, The Diamond Club, and Seven Hearts.

Connoisseur Club

Cigar bar and one of the few smoking areas onboard.

The Catacombs

Two-story disco. Dance nightly into the wee hours.

Royal Promenade

Variety of name-brand, duty-free shopping are on the Royal Promenade including jewelry, perfumes, apparel and shopping for teens and kids. This mall, a naturally lighted four-story area lined with bars and shops, is the heartbeat of the ship.

Boleros Lounge

Follow the Latin beat and find yourself in Boleros, a nighttime hot spot where you can keep up with live music and cool down with a mojito or caipirinha.

Sphynx Lounge

Music, dancing and entertainment.

Hoof and Claw

Pop across the pond and lift a pint of ale in this authentic English pub.

Schooner Bar

The Schooner Bar is a nautical haven inspired by the sea – a guest-favorite bar, thanks to nightly piano entertainers that will have you joining a chorus of classics.

chicR-Bar Coming February 2016

A contemporary chic cocktail bar, a Royal Caribbean signature.

Studio B

A multipurpose studio complex filled with activity all day long, from ice-skating to cooking demonstrations. Royal Caribbean is the first and only cruise line with ice skating rinks and complimentary ice spectaculars featuring professional skaters that amaze with jumps, lifts, and spins.


Movie Theater featuring 3-D Movies where you'll enjoy larger-than-life presentations of DreamWorks Animation films plus other first-run hit movies.

Outdoor Features

Movie Screen

Poolside big-screen TV.

Pool Areas Deck 11

Main pool with three whirlpools, swim shop, pool bar, H2O Zone with pool and whirlpool, sports pool, solarium pool with two cantilevered whirlpools overlooking the ocean swimming pools.

H2O Zone

Waterpark featuring interactive sculpture fountains, ground geysers and a cascading waterfall located on deck 11.

Adventure Ocean

A play area with specially designed activities for kids from 3-17. Run by exceptional, energetic and college-educated staff on deck 12.

Sports Court

Deck 13 features a Sports Court, Flo-Rider, Rock Climbing Wall, and Freedom Fairways 9-hole small scale golf course.

Coming February 2016

During a month long dry dock in 2016, H2O Zone will receive a makeover and bring even more adventure onboard with the addition of the a collection of waterslides called the Perfect Storm including the first ever boomerang style slide at sea, Tidal Wave. The new slide features a steep drop that propels riders up a near vertical wall for a moment of weightlessness and into free fall. The Perfect Storm also features two new racer slides called Cyclone and Typhoon which will be located at the aft of the ship alongside the Flowrider surf simulator. In addition, kids will have an adult-free zone with the introduction of Splashaway Bay, an aqua park featuring an interactive kid’s play area with water cannons, geysers and much more.


Kids Only

Royal Babies & Royal Tots

Interactive classes filled with enriching activities developed by early childhood experts at Fisher-Price® for kids 6-18 months. The Royal Tots Program offers 45-minute interactive playground sessions filled with age-appropriate activities and toys for kids ages 18-36 months. Both programs are hosted by trained youth staff. A parent or caregiver must accompany child during all activity sessions. Nursery program also available.

Adventure Ocean for Kids Ages 3-11

Aquanauts for kids ages 3-5 years old; Explorers for kids ages 6-8 years old; Voyagers for kids ages 9-11 years old. Royal Caribbean offers age appropriate parties, crafts, scavenger hunts, science experiments, theater games, excursions and more.

Teen Program

Non-structured, participate when you want program for teens, ages 12-17 years old. Featuring Theme Nights, Improve Games, DJ Academy, Mocktail Competition, Dodgeball, Open Mic and Talent Show, BBQ, Movie and Pool Party, Teen Casino, Snowball Fight, Climbing Competition and more. Teens also have their own lounge (The Living Room) and disco (Fuel).

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