Independence of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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3 out of 5

Cruise did not meet expectations from other cruises

Sail Date: October 18, 2015

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

We were generally not satisfied with this cruise.  We are Emerald members of RC Crown and Anchor and have been on many cruises.  This one lacked the usual expectations. We did not enjoy the buffets in the Windjammer Cafe(same menu everyday).  Food was not hot and just not appetizing.  Main dining room was just OK.  Nothing was really served hot and menu was not the usual Royal Caribbean.Main pool was not senior citizen friendly(ladders getting out of the pool).  We were forced to use Solarium pool (which was too cold) because it had stairs getting in and out.  The shows were just OK.  All in all, this cruise will be one that will be forgotten easily.  Will think twice before going Royal Caribbean again.

Cabin / Stateroom
Our cabin was kept very clean and our steward was very helpful. He was one of the bright spots on this cruise.
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Service and Staff
Food and Dining
we were very disappointed in quality and menu .

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