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Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas Inside Cabin Cruise Reviews

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"We had never been on a cruise before. Glad we went. Glad it was a big ship, seas were calm. 2 Ports, Haiti and Jamaica, both were interesting, worth it. We sat alone in the Main dining room, which was okay, but..."Read More
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Review for Independence of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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AMBERBRAMAN145
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

Well the excitement didnt last long. This was my children's first cruise and I feel that the independence of the seas was a let down. The food was poor quality. Unless I went to the the formal dining and I traded good food for poor quality of cleanliness. Lipstick on my water glass, napkins that had lipstick on them and my husband's silverware had food still left on it when it was delivered. The ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Interior Accessible

Traveled with children


Cheapened to extreme

Review for Independence of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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Sdmsc
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

I understand that nickle-and-diming guests is core to the cruise business now, but making drinking water hard to come by is unconscionable. Staff wanted a $9 value drink ticket for a bottle of water, or would stand there and pour it into a cup for free. The only drinking fountain is hidden in the gym, with a 'no bottle filling' sign. Added one star to review because everything else was very ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Interior


K-Love Cruise 2020

Review for Independence of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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Brooke.Anne85
6-10 Cruises • Age 30s

This was the best vacation my husband and I have ever taken together! The entertainment provided by Christian Radio Station K-Love was outstanding! The staff on ship as well as the K-Love staff were all amazing, helpful, and friendly! We had concerts every night and got to spend our time on ship mingling with Christian music artists as well as comedians. It was amazing getting to have your ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Interior Accessible


The push for more money is a turn off

Review for Independence of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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angelmiles
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

When I go on a cruise, I’m looking to get away and to fully relax and enjoy my vacation. I would like to express some reasons why I will think hard before I choose to cruise with RC again... -As we board the ship and begin to look around, we are bombarded with cruise members approaching us at different areas, trying to sell us the EXTRA’S. This continued through the time on our cruise , and ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Interior Accessible


Girls' trip

Review for Independence of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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subtlefantasy
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

We arrived at the pier at 1230 after visiting Total Wine. Check in was a breeze as we had already done most of the work online. We met with the agent who scanned our passports and took a quick photo. We were walking onboard within 10 minutes of arrival. We headed straight to the Windjammer for lunch. Plenty of seats to be found. When they made the announcement for the cabins being ready, ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Promenade View Interior


Horrible Customer Service - Mega Loud horrible time

Review for Independence of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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alandlord
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

We had a cruise certificate for a discount on a Royal Caribbean Cruise we had gotten from Hilton. Only RCL goes to Haiti, so we figured we'd make use of the certificate by going somewhere no one else goes to. The cruise also went to Falmouth, Jamaica. Big Mistake. The moment we got onto the cruise ship, we went straight to our room. The trouble started immediately. People were smoking pot ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Interior Accessible


Enjoyable

Review for Independence of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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Conleymom
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

We had never been on a cruise before. Glad we went. Glad it was a big ship, seas were calm. 2 Ports, Haiti and Jamaica, both were interesting, worth it. We sat alone in the Main dining room, which was okay, but we sort of got 'forgotten' due to the waiters being so busy with the larger tables. We ate at the buffet Windjammer mostly. Food was pretty good. Nothing out of the ordinary, nothing ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


Royal Caribbean great cruise, Malecon21 in Costa Maya best part of our trip!

Review for Independence of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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nicolacarle
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

The cruise ship is nice, really spacious and hight quality details! We had a wonderful trip around the caribbean, We dock in really nice places but of course Our favorite one has been Costa Maya Mahahual Which we spent a wonderful day at Malecon21 The food in the restaurants of our royal Caribbean are perfectly organized! All the guys of the staff have been super friendly all the time, ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


Good cruise, a few small niggles, nothing major

Review for Independence of the Seas to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Travelmad
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Embarkation was great, we were on the ship 5 minutes after entering the terminal. The refurbished part of the ship is great, it’s a shame they didn’t update the staterooms. Ours was quite shabby with stained and faded sofas, old net curtains which didn’t meet in the middle and filthy curtain liners. Come on RCI. Our cabin was kept clean though, so no problems there, it just felt grubby because ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Promenade View Interior


Out of this world, great fun

Review for Independence of the Seas to Europe - All

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Djnanny
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Had great time , took my 12 year old daughter did not know what to expect after reading the last review. (Did notice dents in the lift doors and did hear about the young man who was tazered and the 39 passengers that had to leave the ship from the week before we sailed) But thankfully we only experienced well behaved children and young adults on our cruise . Totally overwhelmed by the sheer ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Interior Accessible

Traveled with children


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