Subscribe today
Get Cruise Critic in your inbox

Independence of the Seas Cruise Review by Trendyteacher2013

Home > Reviews > Member Reviews > Independence of the Seas Cruise Review by Trendyteacher2013
Independence of the Seas
Independence of the Seas
Member Name: Trendyteacher2013
Cruise Date: October 2013
Embarkation: Southampton
Destination: Blank
Cabin Category:
Cabin Number:
Booking Method:
See More About: Independence of the Seas Cruise Reviews | Blank Cruise Reviews | Royal Caribbean Cruise Deals
Member Rating   5+ out of 5+
Dining 5+
Public Rooms 5+
Cabins 5+
Entertainment 5+
Spa & Fitness 5+
Family & Children Not Rated
Shore Excursions 5+
Embarkation 3.0
Service 5+
Value-for-Money 5+
Rates Not Rated
Write a cruise review!

Show the Lowest Price
Departure Month
Please select at least one vendor.
Avoya Travel
Expedia
Travelocity.com
Onboard.com
Direct Line Cruises
CheapCruises.com
Cruise.com
Priceline.com
iCruise.com
American Discount Cruises
Sponsored Links:

red arrow


Ship Facts: Independence of the Seas Review (by Cruise Critic!) | Independence of the Seas Deck Plans
A fabulous 4 nights!

My partner and I (both in our 30s) went on the Independence of the Seas for the first time. We are both busy teachers so we just wanted a short break at half-term. We were also first time cruisers. We had a thoroughly enjoyable time. The service was excellent, the food was excellent. Snacks and soft drinks were available at all times. We opted for an inside stateroom to keep costs down. The room although plenty big enough for two people, was perfect just for base on such a short trip. On a longer cruise, I think a bit more room would be advisable.

We opted to eat in the King Lear restaurant for breakfast and dinner each day and we were stuffed - the food was delicious. Alcoholic drinks are quite pricey but we had anticipated that. If you don't drink alcohol, you need not spend any money at all because so much in included in the price. The cabaret acts were slightly on the cheesy side but that didn't bother us either. If you have children, there is plenty for them to do.

At the ports we stopped at (Le Havre and Zeebrugge), it was easy to just get off the ship and get into town on foot (you don't need to buy a shuttle pass if you are fit and like walking). We left the trip feeling relaxed and recharged, we had a FABULOUS time - highly recommended for a short break.


Publication Date: 11/06/13
More Independence of the Seas Cruise Reviews

Read the previous Independence of the Seas review Read the next Independence of the Seas review

Like This Review?



Register for a Meet & Mingle!
More Blank Cruise Reviews
Cruise Critic's Independence of the Seas Review
Royal Caribbean Cruise Deals
Royal Caribbean Message Board
Write a cruise review!
About UsAdvertisingEditorial DisclaimerPress
PrivacySite MapStoreSubscribe
X

Thank You For Signing Up!

Please Note: To ensure delivery of your free e-letters, please add news@cruisecritic.com to your address book.

We're committed to protecting your privacy and will not rent or sell your e-mail address. By proceeding, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.