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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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915 Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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Independence sledgeworks
05/15
Cannot really say anything really bad, entertainment was great except the one of Headliner ( Violin Player) Theater ... Read more
04/15
I went on the Oasis in December and this boat was like an older version. We got the alcohol package and there were NO ... Read more
Great Cruise atlast95
04/15
We really enjoyed our cruise and would book this ship and itinerary again. This was cruise #9 for my husband and me. ... Read more
05/15
This was my husbands and my 2nd cruise with Royal, the others were with Celebrity and Carnival. We mostly chose this ... Read more
Overall - I feel the need to post my review since I read so many reviews before my cruise, pay it forward I guess. ... Read more

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I have been on eight cruises up to now. It was my first with Royal Caribbean ... and to say the least, my last. ... Read more
I have many pix of Sting Ray City........I will post if anyone would like to see them. Our kids had the best time ... Read more
We’re an active family of four: two forty-something parents and two boys, ages 9 and 11. Having cruised with ... Read more
05/15
We had an amazing time on IOS Eastern Caribbean cruise. It exceeded all our expectations and we were so impressed with ... Read more
I made a promise to myself and to my family before I got on the plane taking me to Ft. Lauderdale for my 8-day Eastern ... Read more

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04/15
This was our third cruise (2 with RCCL 1 with Norweign). It is our opinion RCCL is far superior than Norweign thus the ... Read more
This was our 10th cruise; 9 with RCCL (1 with Celebrity). The ship is big, and it is beautiful. We have been on the ... Read more
04/15
We just got off the Indy last Sunday. The only thing really bad about the cruise was that we had to get off last ... Read more
We booked an 8-day cruise on the Independence. We are Platinum cruisers so familiar with the routine – not new ... Read more
We just returned from another RCCL cruise. This time, we chose Independence of The Seas departing 03/22/2015. The ... Read more

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This is a LENGTHY review. No apologies here. But if you'd like to skip to what you'd like to see just look to the ... 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
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
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

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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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