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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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mrs carol pass mrs carol pass
9/09
this was the first time on royal caribbean and the last. first impression great looking ship and thats the only good ... Read more
Me, hubby and son cruised on the Imagination several years ago before the renovations. We had been on 2 RCCL cruises ... Read more
We are Josie & Al, mid-sixties, essentially retired, living in Houston TX. This was our fifth cruise together in ... Read more
Monster of the seas ginger baker
9/09
Got back to Southampton on 10/10 from 2 weeks sailing around the Mediterranean on Monster of the seas. It is the ... Read more
Devon Dumplings Pat Collier
9/09
WOW WHAT A LINER!! Arrived at port very well organised went to gate 10. Drove to where we had to unload our luggage ... Read more

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9/09
We boarded Independence of the Seas at Southampton on 26th September 2009 after a 40 minute drive from home. This is ... Read more
9/09
This was our first experience of Royal Caribbean after two previous cruises with Princess and my wife and I were very ... Read more
8/09
Having started my Cruising life on the Canberra & enjoyed many years on various cruise lines & visited most ... Read more
Fine first cruise Great Northern
8/09
This summer I cruised for the first time on the independence with Royal Caribbean. I picked this ship because of it's ... Read more
This was for me and my wife plus our girls (aged 9 & 14). Thanks to the comments and tips on this site, including ... Read more

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Wow what a fantastic start to our cruise, luggage dealt with very easily and was - onboard in no time at all. Got to ... Read more
The first and the last time! Paul Michael O'Brien
8/09
We booked this holiday at the beginning of 2008, a suite at the rear of the ship on deck 9. That's where we wanted to ... Read more
Just back from a great two weeks cruising the western Mediterranean on Independence of the Seas. (Aug 15-29) Our ... Read more
We spent the night before in Southampton at the Holiday Inn, very convenient and excellent service. Arrival at the port ... Read more
8/09
Once again this year we were able and lucky enough to enjoy another cruise upon the Independence of the Seas out of ... Read more

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Just back from a four-night taster cruise to Cork on the Independence of the Seas. Not sure what to expect, having read ... Read more
Cabin Our cabin was smallish, but perfectly formed, and with a bit of creativity we managed to store away the ... Read more
8/09
First Impressions Massive! Check In Excellent. Well organised, two weeks free parking, at arrival at the port we ... Read more
lost in paradise!! independentcutie
8/09
Having read various reviews about the Independence, I felt compelled to write about her. I am not sure if some of the ... Read more
A Huge Relief! Carhirer
8/09
OVERALL IMPRESSIONS 4 adults + 4 teenagers cruising during the UK school holiday peak. I am not a natural cruiser ... Read more

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Disclaimer... You know what they say about opinions!!!! These are mine and they may well be different to yours ... each ... Read more
8/09
My wife and myself are fairly experienced cruisers, mainly Celebrity (when we are on our own) and RC (when we are with ... Read more
When we went on Explorer this Christmas out of New York things didn't go exactly to plan. Embarkation would have been ... Read more
Left Southampton on time embarkation was a little slow but not to bad. Cabin was very nice and clean with a decent size ... Read more
7/09
In May, we took a ten-night Canary Islands cruise on the Independence. We enjoyed it so much that we came straight ... Read more

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