Independence of the Seas Cruise Review by ledmom69
- Sail Date: March 2013
- Destination: Eastern Caribbean
Luckily, our cruise the week before Easter wasn't as packed w/college kids as I thought, but there was a large contingent, mostly behaved.
The food as a whole has declined in the few years since I traveled on RCCL. The portions are much smaller, some nights better than others. The Caesar Salad was disgusting. RCCL needs to rethink that one. The other huge blunder is their "prime rib". Inedible, thin and seasoning almost non-existent. The waiter was fabulous though, his busboy, not so.
The other problem were the wine prices and the variety offered. Way too high and way too small.
Loved Labadee, but agree w/other critics that there isn't much for little ones to do. They also need to extend the lunch BBQ & offer a better variety of drinks. My other HUGE complaint is the charge for lockers, $8.00 for each small space is an outrage. Charges for lockers at other places, (train stations, etc) are much lower. Also the charges for the drinks....way, way over the top & the bars were not stocked appropriately.
But did appreciate the wheelchairs for the beach. and the tram system.
All in all, I would rate this cruise about a 7 or 8. But not for the food.
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