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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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810 Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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170
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106
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11/14
We did a 4 night cruise before a transatlantic on Royal Caribbean Independence of the Sea. It seemed silly to fly to ... Read more
11/14
Never again will I go with Independence of the Seas. Having had six plus cruises on the Allure and thoroughly enjoying ... Read more
OK but just OK. spideyswims
Not rated
11/14
This is the third Independence cruise, and it was a shame that the quality of the food has gone down hill, bland meat ... Read more
Indie 2.10.14 sharmarty
10/14
Well here goes...Embarkation no problem, on by 11.30 but room not available until 13.30, so off to the windjammer for a ... Read more
This is my 2nd cruise onboard IOTS. I travelled with 2 relatives for a girly break, we chose this mini-cruise instead ... Read more

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10/14
This was our third cruise with RCI, and the first on Independence. First impressions were good, the stateroom was ... Read more
10/14
Have just returned from cruise on this lovely ship with its wonderful staff who cant do enough to make your holiday a ... Read more
My Husband and I chose this cruise as he is a dialysis patient. We found a travel agent called who organised cruising ... Read more
We found noise to be the biggest problem with the cruise. With 5500 people on the ship, and music in all the public ... Read more
We were on the Sept 20th cruise out of Southampton to the Western Med. Overall the cruise was very very good, as the ... Read more

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5th time on board lovethesun22
10/14
Our 5th time aboard the beautiful Independence of the seas. Overall we had a very enjoyabke cruise. However there are ... Read more
We joined 2 other couple for our 3rd family reunion cruise, this one from Southampton through France, Spain and ... Read more
We were first-time cruisers, a family of 4 (2 daughters, aged 13 & 12), with high expectations. Whilst checking in ... Read more
Never Again heather147
10/14
This was my first cruise and I was very disappointed. The Independence of the Seas is a huge ship but it was so ... Read more
10/14
This was cruise number 5 with RCI and they seem to provide what we are looking for. Great itinerary (Gibraltar, ... Read more

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We have just returned from 12 day on The Independence to Spain and Portugal. We have been on this ship before and it is ... Read more
10/14
Cruised on independance in August around the med. lovely big ship but problem after problem. Rude staff. Totally ... Read more
This is the third time on this ship and I was really looking forward to it based upon the 2 previous trips. ... Read more
I was a little concerned with going on this cruise with some of the reviews but wey did enjoy ourselves. They obviously ... Read more
Pure luxury swright757
09/14
We cruised for two weeks from southampton around the Spanish med, we had two rooms. A balcony for ourselves and a ... Read more

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We decided to try Royal Caribbean for our spring break cruise because we were not thrilled with the itineraries on ... Read more
09/14
Our second cruise on Independence. We had a very enjoyable cruise, although there were some negatives. Our cabin was ... Read more
There are a mixture of positive and negative points to be made in this review. In order to ensure those just wanting a ... Read more
Generally mediocre Davecruisemad
09/14
This was our 10 th cruise in the last 5 years but the first on royal caribbean and have to say the last. Don't get me ... Read more
I feel compelled to add a review as I read the most horrific reviews about this cruise before I went that quiet frankly ... Read more

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