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76% 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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We’re an active family of four: two forty-something parents and two boys, ages 9 and 11. Having cruised with ... Read more
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
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

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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
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
3/15
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

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3/15
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
3/15
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

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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
3/15
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
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
3/15
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

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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
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
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
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
3/15
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

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