• TRAVEL NOTICE: Learn more about COVID-19
  • Newsletter
  • Write a Review
  • Boards
  • Find a Cruise
  • Reviews
  • Cruise Tips
  • News
  • Deals

Independence of the Seas Review

4.5 / 5.0
Editor Rating
1622 reviews
23 Awards

Fun Cruise, Great Value!

Review for Independence of the Seas to the Western Caribbean
User Avatar
Dave1955a
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Rating by category

Cabin
Embarkation
Dining
Public Rooms
Entertainment
Fitness & Recreation

Additional details

Sail Date: Feb 2020
Cabin: Spacious Ocean View Balcony
The elevator piano man!
Shrimp Scampi.
PuttPutt

First, I don't understand the sub par reviews I read prior to our cruise. There are lines such as Disney that are superior, but at at least twice the cost. You know going in that at a discounted price you won't have Disney dining. That said, the food in the dining room was very good. The Tenderloin served on night two was on par with any fine dining restaurant, the service was excellent as well. We did not have long waits for our food, as the next course was served shortly after finishing the course served.

The buffet was crowded, food was ok, but that's the way it is on every Windjammer in the fleet.

The ship is big, we averaged 11,000 steps on sea days, but we did visit many areas of the ship. Putt Putt was a lot of fun, and on sea days was not crowded. The first sea day the pool area was very crowded, lots of folks saving chairs, but you could still find a chair.

Cabin Review

Spacious Ocean View Balcony

Cabin was clean and spacious. We packed a lot and had plenty of dresser and closet space. Bathroom was small but the all are. The balcony was nice!

6 Helpful Votes
previous reviewnext review

Find an Independence of the Seas Cruise from $110

Want to cruise smarter?
Get expert advice, insider tips and more.
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy and Cookies Statement and Terms of Use.