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Independence of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 3

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
5 Night Western Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)
Sail Date: April 18, 2016
Ship: Independence of the Seas
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 6254
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 2 years ago

Overall the cruise was fantastic. The ship is beautiful and a perfect size. This is only my third cruise with Royal and I will not rant about the Steward but I have pictures to prove how horrible of a job he performed,  and Royal has did their their

Best to compensate, but the fact remains it was an issue on board and nothing was corrected even though it was documented. I love cruising!! This is my 13th.

It's a shame management on board, with pictures, didn't assist. 

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5

Children's Programs

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Rushed in MDR. Room steward didn't chaneed the sheets,just flipped them around.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Perfect location on the ship! One floor down, promenade with everything....port obstructed view.

Ship Tip

Buy the drink package. Bottled water will make it worth it . Buy your excursions early via the in-room TV.

5 out of 5
Find a spot early, the beach is rocky on one side, extremely smooth on the interior.
5 out of 5
Excursions are long,not much time for shopping, I loved every minute.
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