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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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864 Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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Great Cruise Charger2008
03/15
As always, we loved our cruise. Getting on the ship was quick and easy (once we found the right line). Our cabin was ... Read more
Having been on at least 9 cruises, 2 on Princess and 7 on Carnival, we opted to try out RCCL's IOTS for the itinerary. ... Read more
We were suite guests. We were pleased with the size of the suite but we felt that the service was very much lacking. ... Read more
This was my third cruise on RCI and the eight cruise total, but the best one yet. We arrived in Ft. Lauderdale on ... Read more
03/15
We family of 7 had agreat time on the IOS. This was our 9th cruise with RCCL and we are loyal to Royal for sure. I ... Read more

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This was our first cruise with Royal Caribbean. We've cruised with Carnival, Princess, and NCL. I thought the ship ... Read more
We had a wonderful time sailing on the Independence of the Seas to the Eastern Caribbean. The Ship The Independence ... Read more
Background: This was a spring break cruise for my girlfriend and me. Neither of us has done a cruise, but we love a ... Read more
What a great time. We were in cabin 9640 which is on the bump out. It affords a very nice view both fore and aft. The ... Read more
Awesome Elliotytonita
03/15
This was my 2nd cruise with RCL and my in laws first with them. The service was outstanding. There was a little mix up ... Read more

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Great cruise on the Independence. This is our favourite class of ship. The first three days at sea were a bit windy, ... Read more
Great cruise overall. Mostly positive but some negatives as well. Embarkation was easy and fast. We sailed with friends ... Read more
Not Royal at all Coachebear
03/15
We decided to try out Royal Caribbean cruise lines to take all of us (8) to celebrate my mother in laws 70th birthday. ... Read more
03/15
My very first cruise was on RC in 2001. I absolutely hated the in your face attempts to sell specialty drinks or snap a ... Read more
03/15
Just back from a 6 night cruise to Grand Cayman, Jamaica and Labadee, Haiti on Independence of the Seas..Feb 8, 2015 to ... Read more

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We loved the Indy! Rosemary222
03/15
One cold and dreary November day in central Maryland, I had a brainstorm: why not escape? My family was in serious need ... Read more
03/15
We cruised on the Independence of the Seas on 14 February 2015. This was our first time aboard a Royal Caribbean ship ... Read more
03/15
Overall, another great cruise with Royal Caribbean. This was our 10th with them and we keep going back for a reason. ... Read more
03/15
Another special week sailing with Royal Caribbean. Freedom class ships have become the favorite of my wife and I, ... Read more
02/15
Let me preface that I have been on about 16 cruises. Various lines. This one on IOTS was definately the worst by far. I ... Read more

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02/15
This was my first cruise, so I do not have any comparisons. I was very impressed by the Independence of the Seas. It is ... Read more
02/15
This was our 14th cruising experience. We had a delightful week. As Platinum members with RC, embarkation was a breeze ... Read more
It has been 13 years since we sailed RCCL, having sailed Carnival, Holland America and Princess in the meantime. We ... Read more
This was our 15th cruise, and our 7th on Royal Caribbean. We had a less than wonderful experience on our last cruise ... Read more
Not impressed c771456
02/15
We just came back from an 8 day cruise on RCCL's Independence of the Seas. This was my 5th RCCL and I have another 5 on ... Read more

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