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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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PSUfan1313
1 Review
Member Since 2010
152 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
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
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
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
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

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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
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
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
Minh Le
2 Reviews
Member Since 2015
The reason we picked this cruise because we were never been in Ft. Lauderdale, Miami and key west. We took two weeks ... Read more
gballard
1 Review
Member Since 2015
10/15
I was disappointed in this cruise. The most prevalent issue was the lack of choices in most things. There were few ... Read more

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dan l
1 Review
Member Since 2015
10/15
over all was a very good cruise. there was six of us. at dinner we had a great waiter roy , who ever gets him on the ... Read more
Senior Single
4 Reviews
Member Since 2012
67 Forum Posts
Boarding the ship was very easy - no problem locating my cabin and then going to Windjammer for a quick lunch prior to ... Read more
Toddy709
4 Reviews
Member Since 2010
1,043 Forum Posts
Just for background info: I've cruised Disney once, Princess eight or nine times, and had one booked on Celebrity but ... Read more
thjeepster
1 Review
Member Since 2014
130 Forum Posts
Had a great time on our vacation The balcony room we had was very nice. 10th floor was amazing location. ... Read more
Tom from Delray
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We sailed out of Ft.Lauderdale to San Juan. St. Maarten and St Kitt, Young Norweigian captain on this ship was ... Read more

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Cruisin-Susan007
2 Reviews
Member Since 2015
This was the second week of our B2B cruise, and we were joined by 24 friends, including our TA. In spring '14, some old ... Read more
Cruisin-Susan007
2 Reviews
Member Since 2015
For us, the ship is the destination, and based on that, we had an excellent cruise! This was the first week of our B2B ... Read more
Adelesmum
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Chose this cruise for the itinerary. My husband and I had never been to Puerto Rico, st. martens or st. Kitts. We have ... Read more
richera1
4 Reviews
Member Since 2008
4 Forum Posts
Let me start by expressing my appreciation to our Captain and Royal Caribbean for the excellent job they did keeping us ... Read more
schoolbusman
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Our 16th cruise---either the worst or next too it. The week before we sailed out of Miami on the Carnival Glory and ... Read more

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rascall
1 Review
Member Since 2003
10 Forum Posts
Embarkation was very fast and waited only a short amount of time. They loaded the suite passengers and Pinnacle ... Read more
Meverett12
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was our first RCL cruise. We were very pleased with the cleanliness of the ship and the overall attitude of the ... Read more
crazycruiserchache
1 Review
Member Since 2015
The buy 1 get 1 cruise 1/2 off is a good savings, but we were very disappointed. We bought a package for soda, but ... Read more
rachelroset
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Every trip I take I read the reviews for helpful information. I realize that my opinion and someone else's opinion of ... Read more
lifetimecuiser
3 Reviews
Member Since 2015
This was our 26th cruise and it was disappointing. It seems that Royal Caribbean's clientele has really changed and not ... Read more

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