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American Independence (formerly Independence) Review

4.0 / 5.0
Editor Rating
118 reviews

Excellent All Around

Review for American Independence (formerly Independence) to North America River
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2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Sep 2017

We were looking for a small ship experience and we found it. We travelled with friends who we have cruised with previously on one of the large cruise lines. We had made our own travel arrangements to and from New York City in advance. Embarkation and disembarkation were well organized and went smoothly. The cruise was well run, the ship is well maintained and extremely clean. Our cabin was more than adequate with space for all our gear. The food service was pure gourmet. Menu choices were provided each morning at breakfast for the day but you were not held to your choices if there was a change of mind. Entertainment and on board activities were adequate with Happy Hour being a delight. There was an on board lecturer who made a few historic blunders but to my knowledge no one called her on them. She came off as an absent minded professor type. We selected a few of the provided excursions but elected to go out on our own at a few ports. All in all it was a great trip.

Cabin Review

Cabin AAL

Clean, plenty of storage and comfortable with a balcony

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