Nice 1 port suite cruise.

Independence of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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Reviews: 4
Helpful Votes: 74

Overall rating:

4.1 out of 5
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Independence of the Seas

5 Night Western Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: November 26, 2018

Ship: Independence of the Seas

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 1650

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

Other than slow room service and a suite with a Way too small shower stall, and room temperature you couldn't really control, a great cruise and ship.


4 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


3 out of 5

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
Don't have kids, but this ship is certainly focused towards them.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Really helps to have a suite with concierge.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Owner's suite is a little larger, but the shower stall is way too small.

Ship tip

Stay away from the casino unless you're a smoker.

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

5 out of 5

Cozumel, Mexico

4 out of 5

Cococay (Cruise Line's Private Island)

3 out of 5
Not much has changed in the last 10 years, but to Royal Caribbean's credit, they are in the process of doing something about it.


5 out of 5
Personal escort off ship and to customs checkpoint for Suites guests.
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