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Independence of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 9

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
Verified Review
5 Night Western Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)
Sail Date: December 14, 2015
Ship: Independence of the Seas
Cabin Type: Suite
Cabin Number: 9254
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago

This was our first cruise so I don't have much to compare it against, but overall a very fun vacation and a must-do-again! The ship had all sorts of activities to always keep us busy. The service was good. The Windjammer cafe's food was much better than we expected. We selected a junior suite and it was perfect for us. The people onboard are super friendly. There were enough bars everywhere, but a little disappointed there was only 1 nightclub. The casino was a lot of fun and I'm not much of a gambler. There were also enough smoking areas throughout the ship to be sufficient. The pools were all shallow really which was a little disappointing but I guess for them to be on a ship in the first place is pretty cool - there's probably a size limitation due to the floors below. Overall, I would definitely recommend cruising period and cruising with Royal Caribbean.

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

5 out of 5
Perfect if you plan to spend some time on your balcony. Balcony has 2 sitting chairs with coffee table and 2 lounging chairs - so very spacious. Room had nice size walk-in closet, enough bathroom space, and a good amount of empty space for 2 people.
5 out of 5
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