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Carnival Cruise Line

Information about Carnival Liberty
Year Built
Space Ratio

General Information

The Carnival Liberty started sailing in 2005. Former names: none. The Carnival Liberty is registered in Panama City, Panama. The Carnival Liberty has 1489 cabins.

You can expect between 2978 to 3574 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Carnival Liberty has a space ratio of 30.8. (A space ratio less than 33 means that you may find the ship crowded in areas. A space ratio greater than 39 means that there should be plenty of space for each passenger.) When this ship isn't sailing at capacity the space ratio can be as good as 37.

The Carnival Liberty has 1150 crew members on board. There are 3 passengers for every crew member on board. There are self serve laudromats on this ship.

Sister Ships

The following ships share the same class as this ship. This means the basic design and layout of the ship is the same. For the most part the cabins will be identical among these ships, but may be decorated differently.
2002- Carnival Conquest
2003- Carnival Glory
2004- Carnival Valor
2005- Carnival Liberty
2007- Carnival Freedom


There are 29 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.

13 Decks

There are 13 on this ship. The highest deck number is 14. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 8.

40% Balconies

This is the percent of the staterooms on board have balconies.

Other Information

The abbreviation Carnival uses for this ship is LI. Maiden voyage was on July 20th, 2005. This is the 4th ship in the Conquest-class. Sister ships are Carnival Conquest, Carnival Freedom, Carnival Glory, and Carnival Valor.

CARNIVAL LIBERTY is a development of the CARNIVAL GLORY series of ships which were developed from the original CARNIVAL DESTINY concept.

Completed During Dry Dock 9/14/21-9/28/21 routine hotel maintenance and cosmetic enhancements. New red, white and blue hull design and paint scheme.

This was the first ship to feature Carnivals Seaside Theater which is used to show movies, sporting events, concerts, and other ship programming.

There are 1489 staterooms on board, with the largest being the Captains Suites.

Dining options on board include:

Golden Olympian Restaurant- main dining room, fixed dining or flexible dining, open seating for breakfast and lunch
Silver Olympian Restaurant- main dining room, fixed dining or flexible dining, surrounded by windows, open seating for breakfast and lunch
Blue Iguana Cantina- complimentary mexican fast food
Guys Burger Joint- complimentary fast food
Emiles Lido Buffet- self service during the day, transforms into a Bistro in the evenings
Diamonds Steakhouse- specialty steak and seafood, dance floor, live music, additional fee
Origami Sushi- complimentary
Sushi at Sea- ala carte menu with rolls, sushi, sashimi

Nightly entertainment can be found at The Venetian Palace Theater, which is the main show lounge on board. Live music and entertainment can also be found at the Carnival Seaside Theater, Hot and Cool Disco Nightclub, The Stage Bar, Piano Man Bar, Alchemy Bar, Victoria Lounge, Cabinet Bar, and Czars Place Casino.

During the day guests of all ages wanting a little activity can check out the Aqua Park which has a Twister waterslide, splash pools, and water fountain. There is also a sports deck with a 9-hole mini-golf course. For kids there is Camp Ocean which has an outdoor playground, and Video games arcade, and teen lounge.

Adults can enjoy the Serenity area, which has a sundeck, bar, 2 whirlpools, and loungers. For an extra fee, there is also the Spa Complex that has steam rooms, saunas, massage room, beauty salon, spa pool, and gym.

Carnival Liberty Ship Stats

Item Detail
Year Built 2005
Years Old 19
Tons 110,239
Speed 22.5 knots
Length 952 feet
Beam 125 feet
Total Cabins 1,489
Crew 1,150
Expected Passengers 2,978 to 3,574
Expected Space Ratio 31
Total decks 13
Decks with cabins 8

Carnival Liberty Features


  • 1 Retractable Roof Pools
  • 2 Outdoor Pools swimming
  • 6 Whirlpools (hot tubs)
  • No Rock Climbing Wall
  • No Flow Rider
  • No Ice Rink
  • No Bowling
  • No Zipline
  • Waterslide
  • No Water Park
  • No Ropes Course
  • Mini Golf golf
  • Sports Court
  • Jogging Track


  • Casino casino
  • Cigar Lounge
  • No Chapel
  • Video Arcade
  • Show Lounge
  • Hair Salon
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center
  • Library library
  • No Bridge Viewing Area
  • Outdoor Movie Screen
  • Teen Lounge
  • Passenger Promenade Deck
  • No Upper Deck Sea Viewing Lounge
  • Adult Only Outside Lounge Area

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Smoking Policy

  • All staterooms and suite accommodations are entirely smoke-free, including balconies
  • Cigarette and electronic cigarette smoking will only be allowed in designated exterior open deck areas, in the nightclub and in certain areas within the casino and casino bar
  • Cigar and pipe smoking will only be allowed in designated exterior open deck areas.
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  • Carnvial Vista will allow smoking in the casino and casino bar and also on deck 11 port side aft.

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