Independence of the Seas

Independence of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
6 Night Western Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)
Sail Date: November 01, 2015
Ship: Independence of the Seas
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 8520
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago

Loved the ship.  The room steward and dining staff were outstanding.  Unfortunately our cabin was next to one with a very unhappy baby.  Would appreciate dress code enforcement at dining time.  Awful experience on Royal's private island Labadee. 

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Cabin was fine. Balcony was very nice and do to its' size, thought chairs should have been recliners or with stools. Unfortunately, baby next door did what babies do in a new environment ... cried. Nothing against children, but felt since we weren't traveling with any we should have been put in a non-children area.

Ship Tip

Lack of cruise personnel on private island made us feel like we were on our own.

1 out of 5
Once outside the terminal, security and anyone we could find in uniform was rude, condescending and disrespectful.
1 out of 5
Don't bother going to Artisan Market, unless you're ready to be mobbed.
3 out of 5
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