Independence of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Western Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)
Sail Date: June 28, 2015
Ship: Independence of the Seas
Cabin Type: Suite
Cabin Number: 9564
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 2 years ago

This was my first cruise. I absolutely enjoyed my time. I would want to do this again, I do not have to worry about parking or finding a hotel. 

But the price of the wifi was too high, and I wish the library would have had books on constellations and astronomy since I wanted to explore the starry sky at night and could not use my phone. 

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Delicious. Nothing quite like it. So much variety!

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
They were good but some events were not present when they were supposed to be. We came to an empty room when we were expecting an event.


5 out of 5

Children's Programs

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The dining staff was so kind, thoughtful, and friendly. I appreciate them answering my questions and taking care of my family's dietary needs.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Beautiful. I loved the sound of the waves when sleeping. The problem was operating the speaker; we had to open the doors to hear the announcements. I would hope it was preset to ON.

Ship Tip

Bring walkie talkies in case you need to communicate since many are not going to use their phone.

3 out of 5
The beach was nice but I wanted to explore Haiti more like the other locations. Not only a private island.
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