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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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red29er
1 Review
Member Since 2009
46 Forum Posts
Overall it was a average cruise. Cruise staff was friendly and help full. Cruise director was funny and friendly. Ship ... Read more
Gailela1
2 Reviews
Member Since 2013
16 Forum Posts
Have sailed on Royal several times before. It is a great family cruise line, but as a senior, I was never impressed. ... Read more
Tiger712
1 Review
Member Since 2014
Had a great time on Independence of the Sea. Large, clean, activity filled Cruise..... Went with a family of 11 and ... Read more
JackieKE
1 Review
Member Since 2015
2 Forum Posts
We are loyal Diamond members but felt like the crew was just phoning it in and going through the motions. The food ... Read more
shariberry
1 Review
Member Since 2014
76 Forum Posts
This is our yearly cruise we take in December. This time we picked Independence of the Seas. We booked it really early ... Read more

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joyce_6333
4 Reviews
Member Since 2013
9 Forum Posts
We thought the Independence was a great ship and we had a fantastic time. Our children took us on this cruise for our ... Read more
dpamp
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Our short cruise to Cozumel was a family affair, with 25 of us from age 3 to 68 aboard. Embarkation was pretty smooth ... Read more
yshustin
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Very disappointed with the cruise during this holiday station. My husband and I were suggested all inclusive beverage ... Read more
ThelmLou
14 Reviews
Member Since 2012
First let me say I am a huge fan of RCCL and have sailed with them numerous times and, in fact, will be sailing with ... Read more
JnK248
1 Review
Member Since 2015
5 Forum Posts
While the ship was very clean and updated, it lacked the over level of service we have come to expect from RC. MDR ... Read more

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4954
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We booked a cruise to Labadee, Haiti and Falmouth Jamaica through Royal Caribbean on the Independence of the Seas. The ... Read more
Chocobabe627
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We just returned from a 5 day cruise to the Western Caribbean and was very.disappointed. We were 2 adults and our ... Read more
Armavy
1 Review
Member Since 2015
First, all of our cruises have been with RCI. This cruise was our ninth. The third cruise in the class, but first on ... Read more
SRQtravelqueen
15 Reviews
Member Since 2009
72 Forum Posts
Booked a Grand Suite and expected under Solarium whirlpool. Suite 1256 on deck 10 is two suites closer to the bow than ... Read more
ebmedic
4 Reviews
Member Since 2010
11/15
This was our 10th trip with RC, but first on this class of ship. Previously the Adventure was the largest ship we had ... Read more

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RobertoF
7 Reviews
Member Since 2009
63 Forum Posts
This was our 13th cruise and third with Royal Caribbean. We were excited to go on Indy with our extended family. This ... Read more
SolarBabe
1 Review
Member Since 2015
3 Forum Posts
This is my third cruise on RC and I am spoiled! All I have ever had was a large balcony or a Junior Suite. Drove down ... Read more
CruisinBarb63
1 Review
Member Since 2014
126 Forum Posts
There were six of us together on this cruise, myself (50 something), my girls, 21, 17, 16 and two of my friends who ... Read more
nazarene-lady
2 Reviews
Member Since 2007
11 Forum Posts
Me and my husband have traveled on all cruise lines except Carnival--we took along our mothers and aunts for this trip ... Read more
Shibbernackles
3 Reviews
Member Since 2013
9 Forum Posts
We are a cruising family with a toddler, so our review will be biased based on previous experiences. We have cruised ... Read more

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NJMOM1216
1 Review
Member Since 2015
My family and I have been on many RCCI Ships, this was not a great cruise. Boring!!! Food awful. You had to eat ... Read more
L Jane
1 Review
Member Since 2001
180 Forum Posts
ABOUT ME. This cruise was myself and my cousin, this being my 15th cruise with Royal (Diamond) and my cousin’s ... Read more
gmhohio
4 Reviews
Member Since 2006
707 Forum Posts
This was my fifteenth cruise overall, my second cruise with Royal Caribbean. The ship was beautiful and appeared ... Read more
scottyhouston
4 Reviews
Member Since 2003
32 Forum Posts
BACKGROUND: My Husband and I are avid travelers and have experienced practically every mode of transportation over ... Read more
Danbee46
10 Reviews
Member Since 2001
353 Forum Posts
First of all, we believe that even an imperfect cruise is a great vacation. Having said that, we were disappointed in ... Read more

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