Independence of the Seas

Independence of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
Verified Review
6 Night Western Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)
Sail Date: January 07, 2013
Ship: Independence of the Seas
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 5 years ago

Relatively positive experience -- ship is beautiful and very well maintained.
Interior Cabin -- with the exception of not having a window, the cabin was wonderful. Cabin Stewards were excellent and value for cost was excellent.
Entertainment -- very good. Shows were not great but were enjoyable, Pyramid Lounge and Labyrinth Night Club were great with live entertainment nightly.
Food -- the food was good but not great, yet value and quality, matched with the service experience was excellent. We enjoyed our servers and the other guests at our main dining room table so we saw no reason to go to specialty dining rooms.
Ports of Call -- very enjoyable excursions in Grand Cayman and Jamaica, and Labidee was very relaxing and beautiful.
As a final comment for those attempting to make a decision on Royal Caribbean, my wife and I agree that every facet of the Royal Caribbean experience is far better than Carnival in any level of comparison. We are looking forward to experiencing The Oasis or Allure of the Seas in the near future.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5

Children's Programs

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
5 out of 5
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