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74% Loved It
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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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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
Nyianess
1 Review
Member Since 2016
1 Forum Post
I am surprised to see that the overall rating for this ship is only 74%, because we had SUCH a great time. The service, ... 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
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
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

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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
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
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
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
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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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
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
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
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

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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
Geo B
1 Review
Member Since 2015
I realize travelers come from various countries and the tv gives them some stuff in their own language but I got a ... Read more
4151
1 Review
Member Since 2015
M y wife and I mostly cruise on Princess but we thought to try Royal Caribbean. This was our third cruise with R.C. ... Read more
PSUfan1313
1 Review
Member Since 2010
150 Forum Posts
I'll keep this brief, but as complete as possible. This was our first cruise on RCCL, but will not be our last. ... Read more

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Ren1216
1 Review
Member Since 2006
1,488 Forum Posts
We are a family group of 8, ranging in age from 44-88. For our 2015 cruise, we chose the Indpenedence of the Seas ... Read more
Noneck
2 Reviews
Member Since 2005
121 Forum Posts
This was an excellent experience, 6 of us went together had 3 balconys side by side, left balconies open so we could ... Read more
RCLAM
1 Review
Member Since 2014
2 Forum Posts
On October 4 my husband and I boarded Independence of The Seas planning to spend the next seven days relaxing, ... Read more
Pmdavis
2 Reviews
Member Since 2015
We are Elite Plus members with Celebrity and usually cruise with them, however, due to schedules we booked a suite for ... Read more
bearsgt
1 Review
Member Since 2012
10/15
This ship was impeccably clean and the staff were outstanding. There was plenty to do on the ship, such as going to ... Read more

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