So Disappointing.

Independence of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

2.0 out of 5
6 Night Western Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)
Sail Date: March 08, 2015
Ship: Independence of the Seas
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 2 years ago

This was my 4th cruise and my first with Royal Caribbean.  The food was mediocre at best.  We didn't have one single stand out meal during our week long cruise.

Service was poor.  They constantly seemed understaffed causing long lines and waits at every bar and buffet.  Attitudes of the bartenders were awful, likely related to being understaffed.

The cruise ships private island in Labaddee was so overpriced.  No activity was included.  Just to go down the water slide one time was $30 per person.  

I will never cruise with Royal Caribbean again.

Food and Dining

1 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
5 out of 5
stingray city
5 out of 5
1 out of 5
beautiful island but you are nickel and dimed to death. a mat is $15 per person. The slide is $30 per person for 1 slide. The zip line is $100 per person.
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