Independence of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Contributor Level: Purser

2-3 cruises


Helpful Votes

5 out of 5

Love cruises!!

Sail Date: December 14, 2015

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Oceanview

Everyone should experience the thrill of going on a cruise! Other than the small hustle & bustle of embarking & disembarking, the in between makes it worthwhile. We call it the floating hotel. It is welcoming to take a break to not have to worry about what to cook for breakfast, lunch and dinner and the food is always good and great varieties to chose from (of course this could be a problem too as we usually tack on a few more pounds when we leave). Also nice not to have to worry about doing any household chores too! No stress, no worries - so nice!!!

The staff do a great job in making you feel special as they are always friendly, helpful, funny, entertaining, courteous and much more. Our stateroom attendant & dinner waiters were a great bunch of men!

The days on board are filled with so many activities, entertainment, movies & shows to keep us busy. The ports of call are interesting and colourful places to see,  explore and shop.

Overall experience & atmosphere is relaxing, carefree, fun, entertaining, and being pamper. Already planning our next one! 


Cabin / Stateroom
No problem with cabin. Nice to have ocean view window to look out this time. Want to try balcony stateroom next time around
Small problem with the bathroom not having an electrical outlet to accommodate hair dryers and curling irons as lighting much brighter. Also feel it should have an option for dim lighting when getting up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom as the bright light is blinding then.
Embarkation and Disembarkation
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Destinations and Excursions
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Children's Programs
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