Independence of the Seas

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4 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: September 2017
From parking our car to getting on the ship took less than an hour, superb. We had an Ocean View cabin, plenty of room and spotless. The ship is very big and we did get lost at times, but all part of the fun. The ship was so clean ... Read More
2 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: September 2017
We chose this cruise for the late summer sun, sailing from Southampton (just up the coast for us now). It was our 5th time on IoTS - so we knew what to expect. Boarding was efficient as ever, and our luggage reached us at a reasonable ... Read More
4 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: September 2017
The good news: - Fast embarkation - Very attentive and excellent service of staff in dining room and cabin - Shows were mostly excellent, specially the performances on ice, theater and promenade - Very clean throughout the ... Read More
5 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: September 2017
Getting on the ship easy and stress free. Booked car parking which was right next to the ship. To stepping in the departure lounge to getting on the ship took around 30 minutes. Got into stateroom an hour earlier than first thought. ... Read More
1 Helpful Vote
Sail Date: September 2017
Great staff, lovely ship. The only downside of this cruise was the temperature of ALL of the food! Cold cooked breakfasts are not nice. Everything else was super!! The Boleros bar was a favourite - the entertainment in that bar was ... Read More
7 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: September 2017
It had been 8 years since we had taken our first ever cruise which was on Independence Of The Seas on a Mediterranean trip from Southampton. So this trip was a bit of a nostalgia visit on a similar itinerary with the same participants, ... Read More
5 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: September 2017
We wanted it because it fitted in with our holiday dates. The crew were all very happy, helpful always smiling and an occasional song as well. The Independence was very clean overall and lots to do, even on a sea day it didn't feel ... Read More
2 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: September 2017
We chose this cruise mostly because of the itinery, we had been with Celebrity previously and wanted to compare the two. Celebrity was a quieter cruise and didn't have the promenade where everyone gathered so didn't have the same ... Read More
2 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: September 2017
Great cruise good ports and lovely sea days. Had a balcony cabin which was good even with three of us in there. Staff great ready to chat with you. Easy to get around and found things easy. The dinning rooms were great and staff helpful. ... Read More
2 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: September 2017
The ship is stunning. I loved it this time as much as the first time and can't wait to see it after its refurb. The staff are friendly and the entertainment caters for all age groups. The food is excellent. The dining room is beautiful ... Read More

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