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76% Loved It
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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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I was a little hesitant when my cruise expert suggested this cabin. There was nothing on the internet about it, no ... Read more
This was my third cruise on RCI and the eight cruise total, but the best one yet. We arrived in Ft. Lauderdale on ... Read more
Great cruise on the Independence. This is our favourite class of ship. The first three days at sea were a bit windy, ... Read more
Not Royal at all Coachebear
2/15
We decided to try out Royal Caribbean cruise lines to take all of us (8) to celebrate my mother in laws 70th birthday. ... Read more
2/15
My very first cruise was on RC in 2001. I absolutely hated the in your face attempts to sell specialty drinks or snap a ... Read more

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Just back from a 6 night cruise to Grand Cayman, Jamaica and Labadee, Haiti on Independence of the Seas..Feb 8, 2015 to ... Read more
We loved the Indy! Rosemary222
2/15
One cold and dreary November day in central Maryland, I had a brainstorm: why not escape? My family was in serious need ... Read more
We cruised on the Independence of the Seas on 14 February 2015. This was our first time aboard a Royal Caribbean ship ... Read more
2/15
Overall, another great cruise with Royal Caribbean. This was our 10th with them and we keep going back for a reason. ... Read more
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Another special week sailing with Royal Caribbean. Freedom class ships have become the favorite of my wife and I, ... Read more

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Let me preface that I have been on about 16 cruises. Various lines. This one on IOTS was definately the worst by far. I ... Read more
2/15
This was my first cruise, so I do not have any comparisons. I was very impressed by the Independence of the Seas. It is ... Read more
We had a wonderful time sailing on the Independence of the Seas to the Eastern Caribbean. The Ship The Independence ... Read more
Great cruise overall. Mostly positive but some negatives as well. Embarkation was easy and fast. We sailed with friends ... Read more
This was our 14th cruising experience. We had a delightful week. As Platinum members with RC, embarkation was a breeze ... Read more

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It has been 13 years since we sailed RCCL, having sailed Carnival, Holland America and Princess in the meantime. We ... Read more
This was our 15th cruise, and our 7th on Royal Caribbean. We had a less than wonderful experience on our last cruise ... Read more
Not impressed c771456
1/15
We just came back from an 8 day cruise on RCCL's Independence of the Seas. This was my 5th RCCL and I have another 5 on ... Read more
1/15
Went on Royal Caribbean Many time and loved it so much that I get a group every year together to go with us! Wow this ... Read more
This ship was by far my worst experience with cruising with Royal Caribbean. Day 1 - My luggage was damaged and they ... Read more

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I have been on 3 Carnival cruises, and wanted to switch it up. So for my 30th Birthday, I grabbed my 7 closest friends ... Read more
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Cruised Jan 25 to 31, 2015. Was very impressed with the balcony stateroom on the port side. The steward was very ... Read more
We're from the currently frozen tundra of Ohio, so us enjoying a Caribbean cruise really isn't difficult, and we did in ... Read more
First time cuising suttonoot
1/15
We left port on the 17th January and made our way to St Maarten 2 days at sea then onto St Kitts , San Juan and Labadee ... Read more
We booked an interior room a month in advance for the 8-day Eastern Caribbean cruise (1/17/2015). We were located Deck ... Read more

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