Review of Liberty Of The Seas deck 4 (Casino-Lounge)
Platinum Theatre (balcony level 3)
Schooner Bar (capacity 112 seats) is the RCI’s signature piano bar for classy cocktails, live music, trivia games. Decor is nautically-themed, with dark wood, marble, sails, decorative rope netting. There is a grand piano for live performances and sing-alongs in the evenings. Trivia quizzes and Sudoku contests are also part of the evening entertainment.
Sabor Modern Mexican (menu, open between 6-10 pm) is a specialty restaurant at surcharge per person (US$15 lunch, US$225 dinner). This classy restaurant is dinner-only, and reservations are required. The decor is chic, with lots of brown, red and yellow. All the food is freshly-made (even the chips). The Sabor’s menu includes both traditional and modern Mexican cuisine specialties, including guacamole (complimentary, fresh-made right at the table), salsas (complimentary), quesadillas, tacos, burritos, empanadas (chicken), ceviche (seafood), platos fuertes (authentic Mexican fare), calabacitas (corn), gazpacho, queso fundido (cheeses), gourmet desserts. All Sabor Mexican drinks cost extra. The drinks menu includes a selection of tequilas (also sample tequila flights /3-glass at US$18), Mexican beers and traditional cocktails. There is a margarita cart and a dedicated margarita waiter. Most of the cocktails are tableside-mixed.
Casino Royale (capacity 447 seats) is a Vegas-style gambling casino with all 304 slot machines and 18 gaming tables, VIP poker room (for high-stake players), a full-service Casino Bar. The Casino staff also provides complimentary gambling lessons. Regularly, here are hosted gambling tournaments. The list of available games includes poker (machines) and table games (Craps, Roulette, Black Jack 21, Caribbean Stud Poker). Slot machines accept real quarters, so getting tokens from the cashier desk is optional. The lounge area is served by the Casino Bar. The lounge area is furnished with tables, plush chairs, sofas. Casino Royale is a smoking-allowed area but also has a small non-smoking section.
Focus (Photo Gallery & Shop) provides photo and video services by the ship’s professional photographers. The Gallery has displayed both guest-made and professional photos (available for purchasing). There are 24-hour open photo kiosks. The Shop sells duty-free photo/video equipment and accessories.
Boleros (capacity 77 seats) is the RCI’s Latin-themed lounge-bar-nightclub. The lounge has comfortable seating, large dance floor, stage for Latin band music performances (salsa and merengue) in the evenings. The cocktails menu has an extensive list of mojitos, margaritas, premium tequilas and rums. After 10 pm, the Boleros Lounge transforms into a disco nightclub with DJ programming.
Centrum is the ship’s Atrium (lobby level) located midship. This is an open-floor design area spanning several decks above and surrounded by lounges, bars and shops. The Atrium is the ship’s main social hub and features panoramic glass elevators, original artworks, live entertainment. On the Atrium’s lobby level are also held Fine Art Auctions. The Centrum’s daily entertainment includes aerial shows (acrobatic performances), live band music, giant LED screens.
Main Dining Room (level 2 of 3, capacity 500 seats) is an aft-located complimentary restaurant (former Michelangelo Restaurant). It is open for Dinner only, with 2 fixed seatings – at 6 and 8.30 pm.