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This was my second cruise, we had previously been on one round the Caribbean. We were on the cruise for two weeks and I could not find a single thing to fault. The service was always quick and to a high standard, the staff were all very polite and attentive. We all loved the cruise director Joff he brought an uplifting feel to the cruise. There was never the chance to get bored with the amount of shows and entertainment provided. Our waiter (Olivia) and assistant waiter (Rommel) took the time to get to know us, this adding a special touch to the cruise. I really enjoyed the idea of waking up in different places. Our cleaner also took time to get to know us always wishing us a good morning, the cleanliness of our room was always to a high standard with towel animals which was a special touch. We really liked having the cruise compass in our room each morning with all the details of the day and what was being offered. It was also an easy way to access opening times for all the facilities. We really enjoyed the formal nights and the opportunity to get dressed up if you wanted to, it was a good excuse to get out our ball gown and suit. However, it’s great that there is an option not to get dressed up if you choose not to. On the last day we had a problem getting of the boat as the bank had blocked my bank card, I was getting very frustrated and impatient and the staff were extremely patient and helpful at this time while also getting a lot of hassle from other customers. Some excursions I didn’t feel were worth the money however, it’s sometimes easier than getting of the ship and organising trips yourself.

Independence of the Seas a trip to be remembered

Independence of the Seas Cruise Review by LouiseB3ll

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This was my second cruise, we had previously been on one round the Caribbean. We were on the cruise for two weeks and I could not find a single thing to fault. The service was always quick and to a high standard, the staff were all very polite and attentive. We all loved the cruise director Joff he brought an uplifting feel to the cruise. There was never the chance to get bored with the amount of shows and entertainment provided. Our waiter (Olivia) and assistant waiter (Rommel) took the time to get to know us, this adding a special touch to the cruise. I really enjoyed the idea of waking up in different places. Our cleaner also took time to get to know us always wishing us a good morning, the cleanliness of our room was always to a high standard with towel animals which was a special touch. We really liked having the cruise compass in our room each morning with all the details of the day and what was being offered. It was also an easy way to access opening times for all the facilities.

We really enjoyed the formal nights and the opportunity to get dressed up if you wanted to, it was a good excuse to get out our ball gown and suit. However, it’s great that there is an option not to get dressed up if you choose not to.

On the last day we had a problem getting of the boat as the bank had blocked my bank card, I was getting very frustrated and impatient and the staff were extremely patient and helpful at this time while also getting a lot of hassle from other customers.

Some excursions I didn’t feel were worth the money however, it’s sometimes easier than getting of the ship and organising trips yourself.
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Cabin Review

Interior
Cabin 2V 7129
Perfect size just comfortable with ample storage space.
Tea and coffee, safe hair dryer provided in the room all good things.
Deck 10 Inside Cabins, Outside Cabins, Balcony Cabins, Suite Cabins

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