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Independence of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 3
Helpful Votes: 19

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
Verified Review
8 Night Eastern Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)
Sail Date: December 06, 2014
Ship: Independence of the Seas
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 9550
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 3 years ago

I like Royal Caribbean as they are the top notch of cruise lines. I have been on 2 other separate cruise lines, and not that they weren't good, but Royal Caribbean just passes them by in excellency. Not only their service, their food, choices of excursions and activities. They were very courteous when I had to cancel a shore excursion, with no questions asked. I and my whole family travel on Royal Caribbean and we will not use another cruise line. This particular cruise I went on to to go to San Juan, and even though we didn't get a chance to spend a full day there, I still had a great time. I love going to Labadee, and cannot believe how much it has built up to do many different things. I first went to Labadee on Royal Caribbean and we had to be tendered in. Now there is a dock, and many more exciting excursions to choose from. 

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Royal Caribbean serves nothing but the best in taste and choices.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Something fun for all ages.


5 out of 5
Great comedians, outstanding talent.

Children's Programs

3 out of 5
No comment on this, as I have no children, but I do see a lot of happy kids.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The staff is always outstanding and friendly.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
This ship part of the Freedom class which I have been on is outstanding.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
There is plenty of room, I love the balcony, yet the state room attendants were only ok. Never turned down the bed for at night, only took the blue cloth that lays across the bed during the day off. One day they did not even fold the towels in the bathroom.
3 out of 5
Didn't stay long, had a early flight.
3 out of 5
Been there before, it's nice. There are some nice tour rides to go on, not expensive.
3 out of 5
Nice place.
3 out of 5
Didn't stay here too long, so not a lot to say.
5 out of 5
Gets better each time I visit, much more activities and excursions.
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