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77% 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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898 Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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04/15
We just returned from an 8-night cruise on Independence of the Seas out of Ft. Lauderdale. We drove from Kansas City to ... Read more
We have cruise in asia lots but this time since it was a graduation trip, we were taking it to the max. We were quite ... Read more
Hotel Pre-Cruise - Because my DH has Hilton points, we stayed at the Gallery One Hilton Doubletree. We would highly ... Read more
Independence of the Seas, great in so many ways and not so great in others but with this size of ship you just can't ... Read more
Splendid shawjam
04/15
My wife and i just completed a 6 day caribbean cruise on Independence of the Seas. It truly was a great time. I have ... Read more

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After 15 cruises of various cruise lines including 4 previously on RCL I found the 14th March 2015 sailing on the ... Read more
Ole Bob
04/15
Hello People......... If you are reading this, I'd like you to know something. I'm not an employee of a cruise line. ... Read more
My wife and I were travelling with our kids, aged 7-12. The Good: The cabin was actually bigger than we expected. It ... Read more
Great Cruise Charger2008
03/15
As always, we loved our cruise. Getting on the ship was quick and easy (once we found the right line). Our cabin was ... Read more
Having been on at least 9 cruises, 2 on Princess and 7 on Carnival, we opted to try out RCCL's IOTS for the itinerary. ... Read more

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We were suite guests. We were pleased with the size of the suite but we felt that the service was very much lacking. ... Read more
This was my third cruise on RCI and the eight cruise total, but the best one yet. We arrived in Ft. Lauderdale on ... Read more
03/15
We family of 7 had agreat time on the IOS. This was our 9th cruise with RCCL and we are loyal to Royal for sure. I ... Read more
This was our first cruise with Royal Caribbean. We've cruised with Carnival, Princess, and NCL. I thought the ship ... Read more
We had a wonderful time sailing on the Independence of the Seas to the Eastern Caribbean. The Ship The Independence ... Read more

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Background: This was a spring break cruise for my girlfriend and me. Neither of us has done a cruise, but we love a ... Read more
What a great time. We were in cabin 9640 which is on the bump out. It affords a very nice view both fore and aft. The ... Read more
Awesome Elliotytonita
03/15
This was my 2nd cruise with RCL and my in laws first with them. The service was outstanding. There was a little mix up ... Read more
Great cruise on the Independence. This is our favourite class of ship. The first three days at sea were a bit windy, ... Read more
Great cruise overall. Mostly positive but some negatives as well. Embarkation was easy and fast. We sailed with friends ... Read more

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Not Royal at all Coachebear
03/15
We decided to try out Royal Caribbean cruise lines to take all of us (8) to celebrate my mother in laws 70th birthday. ... Read more
03/15
My very first cruise was on RC in 2001. I absolutely hated the in your face attempts to sell specialty drinks or snap a ... Read more
03/15
Just back from a 6 night cruise to Grand Cayman, Jamaica and Labadee, Haiti on Independence of the Seas..Feb 8, 2015 to ... Read more
We loved the Indy! Rosemary222
03/15
One cold and dreary November day in central Maryland, I had a brainstorm: why not escape? My family was in serious need ... Read more
03/15
We cruised on the Independence of the Seas on 14 February 2015. This was our first time aboard a Royal Caribbean ship ... Read more

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