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Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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4.5 Editor's Rating
In April 2013, the ship underwent a $7 million upgrade as part of Royal Caribbean's larger $300 million investment in its fleet. The new features included a cupcake shop, an Italian trattoria called ...
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898 Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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Great Cruise usparks
05/15
This was our best cruise ever. We have cruised with Carnival before, but Royal is just that step above that make it a ... Read more
This was my 14th cruise and 2nd with Royal. My husband and I had a blast. Embarkation – went fairly smoothly. ... Read more
I had a wonderful time inboard the Independence of the Seas. The music was superb, the Ice Show, Strings, amazing, and ... Read more
We decided to arrive a day early to spend at the beach and start our vacation early. We stayed at the Best Western Plus ... Read more
The ship itself isn't the best Royal Caribbean ship I've been on. It's a bit old and some of the entertainment was ... Read more

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My Husband and our daughters have been on approximately 10 cruises. 5 with Norwegian and 5 with Carnival. We went on ... Read more
This was our 14th cruise overall and 5th cruise with RCI. It was unfortunately the worst cruise we have been on. The ... Read more
Independence sledgeworks
05/15
Cannot really say anything really bad, entertainment was great except the one of Headliner ( Violin Player) Theater ... Read more
05/15
This was our first trip to the IOS. My first cruise, 5 years ago, had been the Navigator. That was 5 days, and we ... Read more
Not Worth the Money Dunski52@gmail.com
05/15
Independence of The Seas, Royal Caribbean, International. My wife and I just got back from a 8 night cruise with this ... Read more

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05/15
We had an amazing time on IOS Eastern Caribbean cruise. It exceeded all our expectations and we were so impressed with ... Read more
05/15
This was my husbands and my 2nd cruise with Royal, the others were with Celebrity and Carnival. We mostly chose this ... Read more
Great Cruise atlast95
04/15
We really enjoyed our cruise and would book this ship and itinerary again. This was cruise #9 for my husband and me. ... Read more
04/15
I went on the Oasis in December and this boat was like an older version. We got the alcohol package and there were NO ... Read more
Overall - I feel the need to post my review since I read so many reviews before my cruise, pay it forward I guess. ... Read more

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I have been on eight cruises up to now. It was my first with Royal Caribbean ... and to say the least, my last. ... Read more
I made a promise to myself and to my family before I got on the plane taking me to Ft. Lauderdale for my 8-day Eastern ... Read more
04/15
This was our third cruise (2 with RCCL 1 with Norweign). It is our opinion RCCL is far superior than Norweign thus the ... Read more
I have many pix of Sting Ray City........I will post if anyone would like to see them. Our kids had the best time ... Read more
We’re an active family of four: two forty-something parents and two boys, ages 9 and 11. Having cruised with ... Read more

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This was our 10th cruise; 9 with RCCL (1 with Celebrity). The ship is big, and it is beautiful. We have been on the ... Read more
04/15
We just got off the Indy last Sunday. The only thing really bad about the cruise was that we had to get off last ... Read more
We booked an 8-day cruise on the Independence. We are Platinum cruisers so familiar with the routine – not new ... Read more
We just returned from another RCCL cruise. This time, we chose Independence of The Seas departing 03/22/2015. The ... Read more
This is a LENGTHY review. No apologies here. But if you'd like to skip to what you'd like to see just look to the ... Read more

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