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Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas Cruise Reviews

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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 were first-time cruisers, a family of 4 (2 daughters, aged 13 & 12), with high expectations. Whilst checking in ... Read more
Never Again heather147
10/14
This was my first cruise and I was very disappointed. The Independence of the Seas is a huge ship but it was so ... Read more
10/14
This was cruise number 5 with RCI and they seem to provide what we are looking for. Great itinerary (Gibraltar, ... Read more
We have just returned from 12 day on The Independence to Spain and Portugal. We have been on this ship before and it is ... Read more
10/14
Cruised on independance in August around the med. lovely big ship but problem after problem. Rude staff. Totally ... Read more

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This is the third time on this ship and I was really looking forward to it based upon the 2 previous trips. ... Read more
I was a little concerned with going on this cruise with some of the reviews but wey did enjoy ourselves. They obviously ... Read more
Pure luxury swright757
09/14
We cruised for two weeks from southampton around the Spanish med, we had two rooms. A balcony for ourselves and a ... Read more
We decided to try Royal Caribbean for our spring break cruise because we were not thrilled with the itineraries on ... Read more
09/14
Our second cruise on Independence. We had a very enjoyable cruise, although there were some negatives. Our cabin was ... Read more

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There are a mixture of positive and negative points to be made in this review. In order to ensure those just wanting a ... Read more
Generally mediocre Davecruisemad
09/14
This was our 10 th cruise in the last 5 years but the first on royal caribbean and have to say the last. Don't get me ... Read more
I feel compelled to add a review as I read the most horrific reviews about this cruise before I went that quiet frankly ... Read more
We sailed on Independence of the Seas, Spanish Med itinerary in July 2014 with our six year old son. This was our tenth ... Read more
We cruised on IOTS in 2009 and loved it, so when we wanted to book a trip for a large family group ages ranging from 7 ... Read more

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Have always loved cruising on the Independence with family including grandchildren. Excited to be back after 2 years, ... Read more
Had an amazing time on the Independence this year. Having been on the Adventure of the Seas last year, we booked as ... Read more
08/14
Me and 3 other family members sailed on RCI 'Independence of the Seas a couple of weeks ago. The best part of our cruse ... Read more
08/14
Royal Caribbean and the Independence of the Seas delivered again been onboard the last 4 years, need a change prefer to ... Read more
Last year we cruised on this ship and horrendous smells on our corridor create a complaint and a cruise discount and as ... Read more

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08/14
Embarkation Well-organised and took less than 30 minutes State Room We changed to outside guarantee about 3 weeks ... Read more
Our adventure started with an overnight flight to London Heathrow. As we landed Friday morning we had roughly 24 hours ... 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
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

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