Become a Cruise Insider
Tips, deals and more in your inbox.
Your Ultimate Cruise Guide

Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas Cruise Reviews

Filter reviews by:
Your selections (clear selections):
Royal Caribbean x
Independence of the Seas x
Independence of the Seas
Independence of the Seas
Member Reviews
75% Loved It
Cruise Critic Review
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 ...
Read full professional review >>
Departure Dates:
2015
MAR
08
SUN
MAR
14
SAT
MAR
22
SUN
MAR
28
SAT
APR
05
SUN
APR
11
SAT
APR
19
SUN
More

845 Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas Cruise Reviews

Cruiser rating
Excellent
458
Very Good
175
Average
110
Poor
53
Terrible
25
See reviews for
Family Cruises
Family Cruises
246
First-Time Cruisers
First-Time Cruisers
92
Holiday Cruises
Holiday Cruises
33
Romantic Cruises
Romantic Cruises
30
Rating Summary
Dining
Public Rooms
Cabin
Entertainment
Value for Money
Service
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
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
Not impressed c771456
01/15
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
01/15
This was our 14th cruising experience. We had a delightful week. As Platinum members with RC, embarkation was a breeze ... Read more
01/15
Cruised Jan 25 to 31, 2015. Was very impressed with the balcony stateroom on the port side. The steward was very ... Read more

Compare Prices on Independence of the Seas Cruises

We have been members of cruise critic since 2004 , changed user names , and rejoined in 2006. This was our 42nd cruise, ... 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
01/15
We booked an interior room a month in advance for the 8-day Eastern Caribbean cruise (1/17/2015). We were located Deck ... Read more
01/15
My husband and myself were traveling with two of our adult sons (ages 23 & 26). Flew into Ft. Lauderdale the day ... Read more

Compare Prices on Independence of the Seas Cruises

01/15
Went on Royal Caribbean Many time and loved it so much that I get a group every year together to go with us! Wow this ... Read more
I have been on 3 Carnival cruises, and wanted to switch it up. So for my 30th Birthday, I grabbed my 7 closest friends ... Read more
We're from the currently frozen tundra of Ohio, so us enjoying a Caribbean cruise really isn't difficult, and we did in ... Read more
First time cuising suttonoot
01/15
We left port on the 17th January and made our way to St Maarten 2 days at sea then onto St Kitts , San Juan and Labadee ... Read more
This ship was by far my worst experience with cruising with Royal Caribbean. Day 1 - My luggage was damaged and they ... Read more

Compare Prices on Independence of the Seas Cruises

01/15
First, let me say that my purpose for booking this cruise was to reach diamond level. I completed a 14 day ... Read more
Adequate sierra28546
12/14
First time on RCL and not quite what I expected. Not sure if it was the time of year or the norm but tons of families ... Read more
I went on the Independence of the Seas December 28-January 3, 2015. It was a great cruise with only a few hiccups. ... Read more
12/14
Ship was nice but there really wasn't much in the way of entertainment. No headliner shows except the ice skating show ... Read more
A group of close friends and I cruised the Indy for New Year's Eve. This was by far one of the BEST cruises ever and a ... Read more

Compare Prices on Independence of the Seas Cruises

12/14
The staff were friendly and the ship is beautiful with lots of amenities ie: Rock Climbing Wall, Flow Rider and Ice ... Read more
This was our first Holiday cruise, normally go in the Spring out of Miami. We were with a group of 20 family members ... Read more
12/14
We sailed from Dec.14-20th (6 nights) on the Independence of the sea - Cayman Island, Jamaica and Haiti. This is our ... Read more
I'd like to preface my review with some context. This was my first cruise, as cruising is not personally my ideal type ... Read more
Great ship! Susan's Parents
12/14
This was my husband's and my 17th cruise since 1992, and our fourth on a Royal Caribbean ship. We love cruises -- in ... Read more

Compare Prices on Independence of the Seas Cruises

Sponsored links

Sponsored links

Thank You For Signing Up!

Please Note: To ensure delivery of your free e-letters, please add news@cruisecritic.com to your address book.
We're committed to protecting your privacy and will not rent or sell your e-mail address. By proceeding, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.