Independence of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

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7+ cruises


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3 out of 5

Cruise was great but ..

Sail Date: February 28, 2015

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

We loved cruising the Caribbean and enjoyed the amenities on the ship. Started out badly because the porters left many suitcases out in the pouring rain even tho we had delivered them to a covered tent. Ruined many outfits. We must have chosen our tours poorly because three out of four were terrible. Only the Puerto Rico Food Tasting was great. Their island cruise Labadee would have been okay had the so-called tour guide told us what we were seeing but he was too busy with his friends and flirting with a woman tourist. And honestly, the quality of the food on Royal Caribbean has really slipped since I first started cruising with them about 8 years ago.

Ship Quality
Food and Dining
Service and Staff
Josien Brander, great help to us; Manual Luis, stateroom attendant, our waiters Valerian and Cornelius
Children's Programs n/a
Onboard Activities
Destinations and Excursions
Cabin / Stateroom
Philipsburg, St. Maarten Only Butterfly Farm was great.
Basseterre, St. Kitts Horrible train ride
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Taste and culture tour was wonderful
Labadee (Cruiseline Private Island) Captured

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