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76% Loved It
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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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934 Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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I really enjoyed my experience on the Independence of the Seas. The staff and crew including the cruise director was ... Read more
I just returned today from a 7 day cruise on Independence Of the Seas. The ship is beautiful and the 5th floor ... Read more
8/15
This is my 4th Royal Caribbean cruise and the worst out of all of them. Where to start? 1. Our bathroom toilet had ... Read more
Royal Rip-Off cbischof
8/15
The cruising industry has obviously gone downhill. This cruise was the most expensive vacation we've even taken ($7000 ... Read more
We took a 7-day Eastern Caribbean Cruise on the Independence of the Seas August 2. We found the dining and stateroom ... Read more

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This was my fourth, and probably last, Royal Caribbean cruise. We’ve cruised about once per year over the last ... Read more
7/15
We sailed July 19 - 26 on an Eastern Caribbean loop. Our party was 2 adults and 2 teenagers. This was our first time ... Read more
Long time cruisers on RCI...Seeing cutbacks which is unfortunate...hoping the powers that be will revisit some of their ... Read more
Another Great Cruise Barkley2007
7/15
We sailed, along with 21 other family members, on the IOS from 19-26 Jul 15. This was our 8th cruise on Royal ... Read more
7/15
We sailed July 12-19th embarkation was a breeze. Ship was very clean and beautiful, Food was great we ate in the main ... Read more

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Fantastic Vacation! cyndeebran
7/15
A group of us traveled on Independence of the Seas July 12th-19th. This was our first time cruising on a Royal ... Read more
This was our first cruise after being married for 28 years and what an incredible expeirience it was. The food was ... Read more
WOW is the Word jdclark56
7/15
We sailed July 5-12 and what a great time we had. It was the perfect vacation. We had previously sailed on Allure but ... Read more
We were on "Independence of the seas" and had bad experience, Royal Caribbean's travel agent lied about ... Read more
There were 11 of us. My wife and I in the 70s, our two kids and spouses in their 50s and 4 grand kids from 13 to 20. ... Read more

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There is something seriously wrong with the food management on this ship. The worst filet mignon you will ever eat ... Read more
My husband and I just got back from our honeymoon cruise with the Independence of the Seas. We have been previous ... Read more
Sorry it's pretty lengthy......and this is just MY opinion (which i have a lot of) I am probably being picky, but I ... Read more
6/15
We normally cruise with Princess, but went on RC for the 2nd time with son, his wife and 2 kids, and her parents and ... Read more
Good for teenage grandchildren traveling southerner
5/15
The family suite worked well for my husband and me and our three 15 year old grandsons. Our grandsons loved the surf ... Read more

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Today, my family (we were a group of 6 adults) and I returned from a 7 night western Caribbean cruise on Independence ... Read more
Very Disappointing Cruise lovecruising1998
5/15
My husband, teenage son, and I cruised on Indy the week of Memorial Day 2015. This was our 3rd Royal Caribbean cruise. ... Read more
Our family of 5 and friends sailed on the Independence of the Seas May 24th - 31st. We stayed in the Promenade ... Read more
Great Cruise snail
5/15
After cruising on Norwegian and Princess ships we decided to try Royal Caribbean. After much trepidation over what we ... Read more
LOVED THE INDY RichardandMark
5/15
Just debarked from the INDY,,,we had a wonderful time,,, The Wait Staff in the MDR was wonderful and very attentive. ... Read more

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