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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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This was a first for our family. Not the first cruise for the adults, my DH, our two sons and their wives, but a first ... Read more
This was my 17th cruise, 14th on RCCL. We have also sailed the two sister ships, the Freedom and Liberty. We are in our ... Read more
02/09
Hotel in Ft. Lauderdale: Stayed at the Embassy Suites on 17th Street. Nice hotel. Great heated pool and hot tub. Good ... Read more
We were on the January 9 sailing of the IOS. We love the cruise vacation and are avid readers of this site for ... Read more
02/09
From beginning to end, this trip was perfect! No snags or unhappy events! I can't wait to go again. Before ... Read more

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Hello All, We just returned from 8-day Eastern Caribbean cruise on the IOS. This was a cruise that my mother and I ... Read more
Check in: We were excited to cruise the Independence, finally, and had five friends joining us. We drove to the Port ... Read more
Best Vacation EVER! truck72003
01/09
We just returned from the best vacation of our lives on board Royal Caribbean's Independence of the Seas! We took the ... Read more
Larger than Life jdechter
01/09
This was our 25th cruise, 3rd on RCCL. I booked this mostly for the ship, but the itinerary was a good one. We flew LAX ... Read more
We are a family of four - Dad (52), Mom (45), son (19) and daughter (17). We took this cruise as an early HS ... Read more

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REALISTIC REVIEW! Rippedjohniii
01/09
I am not going to go into naming every lunge and describing every detail but I intend to give an informative realistic ... Read more
December 7-13, 2008 Our party consisted of 6 adults ~ 4 of whom had cruised before and 2 who were on their first ... Read more
We arrived at the port at 11:30, dropped on luggage off at the curb and headed toward check in. There were no lines and ... Read more
we are rc platinum members. i was a bit concerned about booking this cruise because my family prefers the smaller ... Read more
Even more than I'd expected hookedongreatcruises
12/08
Having traveled with Carnival on two previous trips to the eastern and southern caribbean I had some sense of what my ... Read more

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The good, the great, and the bad..... Our family of 6 and a first cruise. This was an inaugural Christmas cruise for ... Read more
INDEPENDENCE OF THE SEAS Eastern Caribbean Nov. 29 - Dec. 7, 2008 By Mary & Vincent Finelli The Royal Caribbean ... Read more
12/08
We are experienced cruisers with 20 or more under our belts with a number of different lines including RCCL. ... Read more
12/08
I read a previous review on this boat so I had to respond. First day, quick check in, easy access to the boat and ... Read more
best cruise ever timothy tracy
12/08
Independence of the Seas review December 7-13, 2008 What follows is my review of my family's incredible first time ... Read more

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Just returned this afternoon from 6 nights visiting the Western Caribbean on the Independence of the Seas. We were ... Read more
12/08
My comments are qualified by having only cruised RCL 3 times previously (28 days). I purchased 100 shares of RCL stock ... Read more
12/08
Our group consisted of 10 family members, who had all sailed on Royal Caribbean previously (except the 14 month old). ... Read more
First of all let me say that I have cruised 7 times (3 Carnival, 1 Princess, 3 Royal Caribbean) and enjoy cruising very ... Read more
Transatlantic RennyBar
12/08
I am a Diamond, almost Plus, member and cross regularly on RCCL's larger ships and the QM2. I decided to cross the ... Read more

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