Great ship....great service....lots to do...bars sucked

Independence of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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Overall rating:

5 out of 5
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Independence of the Seas

5 Night Western Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: November 16, 2019

Ship: Independence of the Seas

Cabin number: 8563

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Superduper ship but bars sucked. Service was excellent. Food was generally good but did not blow me away....although there were some stars..the curry chicken and other indian dishes were terrific.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Got on early with no hassle...beat the crowds and ate on the ship early

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Clean. Very nice decor....new looking.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Lots to do..you wont get bored. Unless you're boring!!

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Great performers

Children's Programs

Didnt take kids

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Very clean..but typically small..the promenade view was nice

Ship tip

Fantastic trip and itinerary to labadie and falmouth jamaica...but the bars and bartenders on board were crap. Couldnt get a descent drink..they could make an old fashioned anywhere..you just have to ask for exactly what you want.

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

5 out of 5
Very convenient cruise terminal right behind airport....took about 10 minute cab ride

Labadee (Cruise Line Private Island)

5 out of 5
It was just ok. Why does RCI let you be overwhelmed by the vendors in the "artisan villlage"??? There were just too many of them for the amount of cruisers.

Falmouth, Jamaica

5 out of 5
Great time on an excursion to Ocho Rios for rafting.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
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