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75% 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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802 Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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Last year we cruised on this ship and horrendous smells on our corridor create a complaint and a cruise discount and as ... Read more
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

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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
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

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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
Honeymoon heaven Nicola13
06/14
Well having read many reviews I was not sure how much I would enjoy this cruise, well it was fantastic, Positives ... Read more
06/14
Our first taste of RCL We had booked this a year in advance to coincide with my partners birthday, being day of ... Read more
We have cruised with Royal Caribbean five or six times now, and tend to like the layout of the ship, the size, and now ... Read more
First, let me say this was my first time on RCCL as I wanted to try out this brand. I've travelled with Celebrity, ... Read more

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This is the review for Independence of The Sea, going from London to Malaga, Cannes, Barcelona, Gibraltar, Vigo, ... Read more
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06/14
Had an absolutely fantastic time on this ship. There were six of us, two parents and 4 children aged 16-24. We all had ... Read more
Badly let down RoySigs
06/14
Boarding the ship was easy and straightforward. Our stateroom was excellent very clean and tidy. Our cases were ... Read more
I was on RCCL’s Independence OTS’s May crossing from Fort Lauderdale to Southampton. It was my 41st cruise. ... Read more
I used RCCL.com for the booking. When I was to preorder a dining experience in Chops Grill, I managed to book the ... Read more

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06/14
This was our third cruise on the Independence. Despite emails from RC about roadworks around Southampton we had no ... Read more
We had wanted to try Independence for the 5 years she's been in Southampton, and had to grab this short cruise before ... Read more
06/14
Royal Caribbean May 2014 (half term week) S’ton to Le Havre, Bilbao & Gijon – 6 days. Couple in ... Read more
Just returned from a 6 day cruise with Independence of the seas. Not a great experience.... The ship is a great ... Read more
I decided it would be a nice idea for my 13 year old son and I to cruise together during the half term holiday. We ... Read more

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