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Independence of the Seas Review

4.5 / 5.0
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1657 reviews
23 Awards

Independance a Beautiful Ship

Review for Independence of the Seas to the Western Mediterranean
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10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Oct 2016
Cabin: Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony
Aft Balcony
Nice bed
Small bathroom.
The Santa Maria
Santiago de Compostela

Embarkation was fast and easy. Had a great time on a wonderful ship. Dining was great as always and the Diamond Lounge staff were fantastic. Ports were beautiful. we only did 4 shore excursions, Santiago de Compostela, Fatima, sailed the Santa Maria and Windsor Castle. Ice shows were great, and the few entertainment shows we went to were also great. We spent a lot of time in the gym and it was always clean and easy to use. Good equipment and way better than Anthem's. We also rarely used the elevators and it was a great help when you are trying to keep the weight off with all that good food! Disembarking was easy as pie, but it was a nightmare when it came to the crew doing there job getting us to the right bus for our excursion transfer to the airport. There was only one guy trying to give directions in the Alhambra Lounge. He finally said just go, and look for your bus, there should be someone outside with a sign, there was not, but we made it.

Cabin Review

Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony

Cabin E3

The Aft balcony is nice, but I won't do it again. While the balcony size is huge! the occasional smoke from the ship's stacks did get my all white workout shirt spotted. It did clean up.

Port Reviews


Spend a few hours walking through the shopping areas, nice and clean

La Coruna

Spend a few hours walking through the shopping areas, nice and clean, had lunch and spent a lot on clothing.

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