Nothing exceptional

Independence of the Seas Cruise Review to Europe - Western Europe

Contributor Level: Second Mate
Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 3
Helpful Votes: 38

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
11 Night Spain & Canary Islands (Southampton Roundtrip)
Sail Date: February 13, 2012
Ship: Independence of the Seas
Cabin Type: Suite
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 6 years ago
A very large basic ship, nothing spectacular nothing very wrong, a big average ship.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Mediocre at best, Windjammer was dreadful, bland bland bland. Mytime dining was average service, slow and not attentive.


5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Ship is in great shape. Except for 600 cases of gastro-intestinal virus outbreak. Since this was a winter cruise everyone was inside and felt very crowded.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Nice jr suite would have liked reading light in sitting area

Pros: Jr. suite, speciality restaurants, entertainment

Cons: Size, lines, nickel and dimeing for any little extra

Recommends Independence of the Seas? No.

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