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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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922 Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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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
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
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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A No No ukjimbo
5/15
This will now be our last cruise. The novelty has worn off at last. A very clean ship with great staff (if you have 'my ... Read more
Very Enjoyable Ragland T Tiger
5/15
Me and my wife very much enjoyed this cruise. No major complaints. I knocked off one star because we found food in ... Read more
Dissapointing at Best kimberlybills@gmail.com
5/15
I take my mother on a cruise every 2 years, It had been 3 years this time around due to numerous family situations so ... Read more
We sailed the Independence of the Seas May 17-24, 2015 for our 10 year wedding anniversary. This was my 4th cruise and ... Read more
Nothing Special jgleason15
5/15
I am not new to cruising. My family and I have been on 10 in the last 20+ years. And the cruise industry has changed ... Read more

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Family of 10. Ages 10-75. 1 handicapped. Arrived at the port at 11am. Checking in took longer then usual. Half check in ... Read more
We were travelling with our extended family ages 27 - 82 with a total of 11 in all on an Eastern Carib Itinerary. ... Read more
This was our first time on Independence of the Seas, but had sailed with RC before and we have been on a Freedom class ... Read more
Great Cruise usparks
5/15
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
Fantastic Cruise Valley Boy
5/15
This was my 9th cruise, 7th with Royal and my daughters 20th with Royal. I can't praise the crew of the Independence ... Read more

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