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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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816 Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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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
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

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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
We sailed on Independence of the Seas, Spanish Med itinerary in July 2014 with our six year old son. This was our tenth ... Read more
We cruised on IOTS in 2009 and loved it, so when we wanted to book a trip for a large family group ages ranging from 7 ... Read more
Have always loved cruising on the Independence with family including grandchildren. Excited to be back after 2 years, ... Read more
Had an amazing time on the Independence this year. Having been on the Adventure of the Seas last year, we booked as ... Read more

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08/14
Royal Caribbean and the Independence of the Seas delivered again been onboard the last 4 years, need a change prefer to ... Read more
08/14
Me and 3 other family members sailed on RCI 'Independence of the Seas a couple of weeks ago. The best part of our cruse ... Read more
Our adventure started with an overnight flight to London Heathrow. As we landed Friday morning we had roughly 24 hours ... Read more
08/14
Embarkation Well-organised and took less than 30 minutes State Room We changed to outside guarantee about 3 weeks ... Read more
Last year we cruised on this ship and horrendous smells on our corridor create a complaint and a cruise discount and as ... Read more

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I have sailed on approximately 40 cruises, and this has been my first cruise with royal Caribbean I unfortunately must ... Read more
Fantastic Sunny Spain Beyond The Sea 03
08/14
This was our 4th RCI cruise, each of them have been 2 week long european cruises. Our children think they are the best ... Read more
08/14
We booked our cruise in early December 2013, I had been given an April date for surgery and we felt it would be a ... Read more
08/14
If you are looking for a luxury vacation, this isn't for you. We generally sail on Celebrity, although we have have ... Read more
Not rated
08/14
We booked a 14 night cruise on the Independence prior to reading the reviews on here and I must admit that I thought I ... Read more

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Please don’t let some of the negative reviews of this ship put you off. We have been on 20-25 cruises, mostly on ... Read more
We have been cruising on and off for 12 years and most of it has been done with RCI or Celebrity, though this cruise ... Read more
Well Done Indy! SeastarTexas
07/14
This was our fourth cruise with RC (our 3rd on IOS) and we have cruised before with both Disney and Princess. We are a ... Read more
Best weather ever! Broomboy1948
07/14
Probably best cruise ever for weather able to sun bathe from day one! Food was varied and good--toast being the only ... Read more
My last cruise with RC thehotmustards
07/14
This was my third cruise and second cruise with RC. My previous cruise with RC was ten years ago and that cruise was ... Read more

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