Wonderful Special Occasion Sailing!!

Independence of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 41

Overall rating:

5 out of 5
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Independence of the Seas

5 Night Western Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: March 07, 2020

Ship: Independence of the Seas

Cabin number: 9308

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Was a wonderful way to spend our 59th Anniversary. Everyone made us feel so special. The dining experience in the Main Dining area and the one night in the special "Chops" Restaurant will be the most memorable - thanks to each employee involved.


5 out of 5
Even under the virus situation at this time - things moved smoothly and quickly.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Could not have been better.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Due to age, did not do rock climbing, etc. - but just loved taking part in the lounge activities, attending evening events (Promenade & Lounge Shows)


5 out of 5
Having done a lot of cruising - among the best entertainment to date.

Children's Programs

Our 59th Wedding Anniversary - just the two of us!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Excellent, Excellent, Excellent. Under the circumstances and timing of this voyage - nothing else can be said.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Sailed this vessel before so....great! Probably the cleanest and best-maintained due to circumstances - but previous sailings were always clean and well-maintained.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Could not have been better. Wonderful cabin steward.

Ship tip

Check out every deck......you won't be disappointed.

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

5 out of 5
Actually - we live about 20-minutes from the Port.

Labadee (Cruise Line Private Island) Did not visit port

Was cancelled due to virus/weather situations.

Falmouth, Jamaica Did not visit port

Was cancelled due to virus/weather situations


5 out of 5
Very well handled and efficient.
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