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Baltic Sea Independence of the Seas Baltic Sea Cruise Reviews

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Dated Taster Cruise
"We have cruised with P&O and NCL and decided to do a Royal Caribbean taster cruise before we committed to booking a full cruise for us and our children. We travelled with our 2 and a half year old, we have found..."Read More
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2-5 Cruises

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Dated Taster Cruise

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flicjagger

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

We have cruised with P&O and NCL and decided to do a Royal Caribbean taster cruise before we committed to booking a full cruise for us and our children. We travelled with our 2 and a half year old, we have found it very difficult to get the right level of entertainment for him on previous cruises as he’s not a baby but still too little to go into any clubs/groups. There was a fantastic ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Traveled with children


Short but sweet

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sjluci

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary and because we were already vacationing in London prior. We really enjoyed the ice show “Strings.” The violinist was phenomenal and the choreography of the skaters was great. We ate in the main dining room the first two nights. The food was good, portions could have been bigger but the service was very slow. Izumi was good but it was an hour until we ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View Balcony


Amazing!

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Lizzie_T

First Time Cruiser

Age 40s

Wow what an amazing family holiday! This was our first RCCL Cruise & we will definitely be booking again. Absolutely everything was hassle free & brilliantly organised. We ranged in ages from 76 to 7 & everyone had a blast. Our cabins were lovely & clean with connecting doors. The children adored this & loved the bible that flipped out of the ceiling. The food in the dining room & buffet ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View

Traveled with children


Good but could be better

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Jcr70

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

Food exceeded my expectations in term of quality, and was some of the hottest MDR food I’ve ever eaten. Windjammer was impressive and only in embarkation lunch was overcrowded ( we had a very relaxed lunch that day in the dining room instead) Realised the big ticket attractions such as flow rider and sky pad are not for us. Pool screen was awful quality, made live action films look like cartoons. ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


Good, but a couple of negatives

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nafanny29

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

Booked this cruise as had a money off certificate from the last RCI cruise. Embarkation took 10 minutes, we must have lucked out and arrived at the perfect time (1pm) Overall really enjoyed the cruise. Ship was clean with lovely decor. Stateroom was a good size (Balcony room) and the attendant did his thing every day very well. Dining. Food in the MDR was OK but nothing special, buffet ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Quick trip to cobh

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Loubie77

10+ Cruises

Age 40s

Chosen as a quick get away for half term with our young children. Embarkation was not the usual standard RCI provide at the pier. We were travelling in a suite and got moved from suite line to regular line and ended up waiting an age. The ships makeover has done her good. The activities for the children were brilliant and they loved exploring. Even though there were over 1000 children onboard it ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


Poor cruise from experienced cruiser

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Beckingsfield

6-10 Cruises

Age 30s

Having cruised with rccl many times and other cruise lines, this cruise has made me question ever booking with rccl again. It’s become very similar to the reasons why we don’t travel with p&o which is a shame. Main issues: - staff generally unhappy. Miss the American service from 5+ years ago where they couldn’t do enough for you. With the staff on here everything was to much trouble. - ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Junior Suite


Short weekend break great ship with lots of facilities but some issues

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cbowls30

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

We booked this short cruise for a weekend away as we are fairly local to the port, cruise RCCL three times previous (never from uk port). It was pretty clear that there were lots of first timers and hen/stag dos onboard which were intent on partying which resulted in some serious mad behaviour, didn’t bother us but things like people throwing up from drinking too much on deck could put a lot of ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Interior Accessible


Independence of the Seas Good and Bad

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Mick B

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

This is our fourth trip on the Indy and first since the new refit of 2018. It was also our first cruise ship we traveled on back in 2008. It is our favourite ship along with the Navigator and Splendor (now gone to TUI). When I planned this holiday for my wife's birthday I chose a Southampton cruiise to avoid flights as Brexit was blowing up at the time of booking and I did not want to do ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


Cold sea days

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DGalFL

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

I can see why Caribbean cruises are so popular now that we’ve sailed in north/west Europe. Mid May, and sea days were cold, windy and often foggy. Only people brave enough to go out were mostly those wearing parkas and the smokers. We did think there were too many smoking areas. Our first Indy of the Seas sailing. Two seniors. Even with everyone mostly inside, the shop did not seem over ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


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