Below average experience

Independence of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

2.0 out of 5
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7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)
Sail Date: June 07, 2015
Ship: Independence of the Seas
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 9616
Traveled As: Large Group
Reviewed: 2 years ago

This was our first RC cruise after 10 Carnival trips. We will stick with Carnival.

The Independence was a nice ship, but te entire trip was rather "blah".

Pros: Nice, clean ship. FloRider fun

Cons: Boring, average/below average service; poor itinerary (we went with a large group- graduation cruise)

 

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
Waiter forgetful; bar service average; food average

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
FloRider fun, otherwise very hum drum

Entertainment

1 out of 5
Second rate, laughingly rediculous. Singers have talent though.

Service and Staff

1 out of 5
Andrew (waiter assistant) and Sy (steward) did well. All others below average

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Couldn't hear ship announcements and had an odd odor a couple of days

Ship Tip

For example: $6 blackjack on the afternoon in you are in Labadee. Tables open at 3pm. The casino was dead.
At Labadee lunch is from 11:30am to 1:30pm, go early. Food runs out, fellow passengers get a little irritated, and the workers deal with this everyday, so they are indifferent

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