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Independence of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 3
Helpful Votes: 26

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
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Independence of the Seas

5 Night Western Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail Date: November 21, 2015

Ship: Independence of the Seas

Cabin Type: Inside

Cabin Number: 8609

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review Summary

We were looking for a relaxing cruise to take over the Thanksgiving holiday. This was definitely the right cruise for us.  The room attendant was perfect and our server and assistant server in the King Lear dining room attended to our every need!  We liked this cruise so much we just booked another cruise for our spring break! 

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Great cabin!!!! It has a window that overlooks the promenade deck (deck 5) and that keeps you from getting that closed in feeling.

Ship Tip

No tips really except, the Wi-Fi is not the fastest, so don't expect to watch any videos and Skype can be a bit sketchy because the Wi-Fi isn't very speedy.

Ports Of Call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

3 out of 5
Get there early and take smaller suitcases. That way you can just roll them on board with you. Also, don't take an iron with you as they will confiscate it from you. It is a fire hazard!

Belize City, Belize

5 out of 5
Take the city tour and go to the rum factory!!!! Just be advised Belize City is a poor city and very run down.

Cozumel, Mexico

3 out of 5
Cozumel is okay. We ended up just walking around the cruise port shops and stopped at Mandy's Bar to get a margarita and salsa and chips. The day we were there 3 other cruise ships were in port besides us.
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