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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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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
BRGirl816
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We were booked in a Grand Suite on this cruise. The room was spectacular. The Concierge Lounge with Raj was wonderful ... Read more
High Roller Cruiser
2 Reviews
Member Since 2015
This was the last of the Freedom Class ships we have been on and it was by far the best! We found everything just ... Read more
melanieb
5 Reviews
Member Since 2010
This was our 21st cruise. Again, RC made our vacation a good one. We ate at the 8:30 dining at a table for two. We ... Read more
daeges97223
1 Review
Member Since 2015
8 Forum Posts
Embarkation: Arrived at the terminal at 1045am. Walked up to the counter signed in and by the time we got upstairs, ... Read more

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newlywed14
1 Review
Member Since 2014
19 Forum Posts
We flew to southampton and got the train. The port was within walking distance from the train station (15mins ish) we ... Read more
mlink87
3 Reviews
Member Since 2011
17 Forum Posts
So my fiancé and I are celebrating our wedding on board the Allure coming up in February. We decided on a very ... Read more
magoo813
1 Review
Member Since 2015
7 Forum Posts
It had been about 10 years since I had been on a cruise, so I was a little concerned about taking my 2 granddaughters ... Read more
Sha B
1 Review
Member Since 2015
So, let me start by saying that all was not bad, it was an OK cruise but this cruise costing upwards of $1300 more than ... Read more
relaxatsea
9 Reviews
Member Since 2007
1,144 Forum Posts
We really enjoyed our recent cruise on the Independence of the Seas. It was touch and go if we would be cruising at ... Read more

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5L's
1 Review
Member Since 2012
30 Forum Posts
WHAT WE LOVED: Flowrider and the flowrider staff were awesome! My husband and sons thought the semi-private lessons ... Read more
deegee997
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This is our third cruise with Royal Caribbean. It is by far the worst cruise that we have had. 1. After traveling ... Read more
cbischof
1 Review
Member Since 2015
The cruising industry has obviously gone downhill. This cruise was the most expensive vacation we've even taken ($7000 ... Read more
Chuck E
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was my fourth, and probably last, Royal Caribbean cruise. We’ve cruised about once per year over the last ... Read more
cruisingnurse90
1 Review
Member Since 2015
I really enjoyed my experience on the Independence of the Seas. The staff and crew including the cruise director was ... Read more

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wwwoman
3 Reviews
Member Since 2015
I just returned today from a 7 day cruise on Independence Of the Seas. The ship is beautiful and the 5th floor ... Read more
daphnev77
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We took a 7-day Eastern Caribbean Cruise on the Independence of the Seas August 2. We found the dining and stateroom ... Read more
newzer
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was our first cruise after being married for 28 years and what an incredible expeirience it was. The food was ... Read more
MKHCruiser
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This is my 4th Royal Caribbean cruise and the worst out of all of them. Where to start? 1. Our bathroom toilet had ... Read more
CurCat
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
2 Forum Posts
I was a little hesitant when my cruise expert suggested this cabin. There was nothing on the internet about it, no ... Read more

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ticoalra
1 Review
Member Since 2012
11 Forum Posts
We sailed July 19 - 26 on an Eastern Caribbean loop. Our party was 2 adults and 2 teenagers. This was our first time ... Read more
LRGOrlando
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Long time cruisers on RCI...Seeing cutbacks which is unfortunate...hoping the powers that be will revisit some of their ... Read more
Barkley2007
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We sailed, along with 21 other family members, on the IOS from 19-26 Jul 15. This was our 8th cruise on Royal ... Read more
Fastback89
1 Review
Member Since 2014
18 Forum Posts
We sailed July 12-19th embarkation was a breeze. Ship was very clean and beautiful, Food was great we ate in the main ... Read more
cyndeebran
1 Review
Member Since 2015
A group of us traveled on Independence of the Seas July 12th-19th. This was our first time cruising on a Royal ... Read more

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