Wow Wow and wow again: Independence of the Seas Cruise Review by Barber
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Wow Wow and wow again
Destination: Europe - Western Mediterranean
The four promenade parties are a must go to, and although it gets very packed you see everything and the atmosphere is electric. The entertainment manager JOFF was just brilliant.
We made our own arrangements for the ports of call except for Rome (we booked the private shuttle and train) and could not fault this. As you are taken from the ship to the train and then brought back the same way everyone had a seat there was little waiting and you were guaranteed getting back in time for sail away. Some guests making there own train arrangements missed sail away due to confusion at the station.In Florence we did the coach to Florence and Pisa but then you are on your own. Very good value for money. In Lisbon we had a taxi which took us into the old town (private cars, buses and coaches not permitted)it cost 30 euros each and was well worth it, our driver taking us to places we just wouldn't have had the time to see on our own and combined most of the ships offers into one. This was the first cruise ship we have been on where the swimming pool,jacuzzi putting green were open 24 hours, so if you want that late night dip under the stars go for it.Windjammer for breakfast and lunch very good choice of food and although busy we always managed to get a table for four.The room service (breakfast in bed luxury) on time, hot and just what you want. Don't be put of by the menu list. If you want something not within the tick boxes just write it on (eg.,boiled eggs, omelette)they will provide.
Would we go on Indi again, absolutely Less
Cabin review: D27660 Superior Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony
7660 VERY QUIET PART OF THE SHIP. CONVENIENT FOR ALL AMMENITIES, DINING ROOM, PROMENADE ETC. LARGE BALCONY. PROBABLY THE BEST POSITION SHOULD YOU SUFFER FROM MOTION SICKNESS. THE SHIP MOVES MORE THE HIGHER UP THE SHIP YOU GET.Read All Superior Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony (D2) Reviews >>
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