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Cruise Critic's Review 4.5 out of 5+ star 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 ... read more
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Independence of the Seas Cruise Reviews: 783

Cruise Region Date Member Rating
First European cruise by dadababa

Me and 3 other family members sailed on RCI 'Independence of the Seas a couple of weeks ago. The ... continue

Eastern Mediterranean 08/14 3.0 out of 5+
How the once mighty Independence has fallen. by ALWAYSCRUSING

Have always loved cruising on the Independence with family including grandchildren. Excited to ... continue

Mediterranean 08/14 2.0 out of 5+
Spanish Beach Mediterranean Cruise by Nickysimm

Had an amazing time on the Independence this year. Having been on the Adventure of the Seas last ... continue

Mediterranean 08/14 5.0 out of 5+
Spanish Med 26th July by Henners

Royal Caribbean and the Independence of the Seas delivered again been onboard the last 4 years, ... continue

Mediterranean 08/14 5.0 out of 5+
RCCL Independence of the Seas, Spanish Cruise, July 26, 2014 by joesuefree

Our adventure started with an overnight flight to London Heathrow. As we landed Friday morning ... continue

Spain 08/14 5+ out of 5+
Spanish Mediterranean July 26th 2014 by catloverinhightown


Well-organised and took less than 30 minutes

State Room

We ... continue

Mediterranean 08/14 5.0 out of 5+
Spanish Med Trip and Teenagers takeover the ship by notadwarf

Last year we cruised on this ship and horrendous smells on our corridor create a complaint and a ... continue

Mediterranean 08/14 4.0 out of 5+
Not up to par with other cruise lines by mcalbala

I have sailed on approximately 40 cruises, and this has been my first cruise with royal ... continue

Mediterranean 08/14 2.0 out of 5+
We worried needlessly..... by socialdancer

We booked our cruise in early December 2013, I had been given an April date for surgery and we ... continue

Mediterranean 08/14 5+ out of 5+
Not a luxury vacation! by 665598

If you are looking for a luxury vacation, this isn't for you. We generally sail on Celebrity, ... continue

Western Mediterranean 08/14 4.0 out of 5+
Don't be put off by the negative reviews by derrickt

We booked a 14 night cruise on the Independence prior to reading the reviews on here and I must ... continue

Mediterranean 07/14 Not Rated
Fantastic Sunny Spain by Beyond The Sea 03

This was our 4th RCI cruise, each of them have been 2 week long european cruises. Our children ... continue

Spain 08/14 4.0 out of 5+
Great ship. Great Crew. Great time by clo6216

Please don’t let some of the negative reviews of this ship put you off. We have been on ... continue

Western Mediterranean 07/14 5.0 out of 5+
Well Done Indy! by SeastarTexas

This was our fourth cruise with RC (our 3rd on IOS) and we have cruised before with both Disney ... continue

Western Mediterranean 07/14 5+ out of 5+
Best weather ever! by Broomboy1948

Probably best cruise ever for weather able to sun bathe from day one!

Food was varied ... continue

Western Mediterranean 07/14 5+ out of 5+
My last cruise with RC by thehotmustards

This was my third cruise and second cruise with RC. My previous cruise with RC was ten years ago ... continue

Eastern Mediterranean 06/14 2.0 out of 5+
Honeymoon heaven by Nicola13

Well having read many reviews I was not sure how much I would enjoy this cruise, well it was ... continue

Mediterranean 06/14 5+ out of 5+
More Cons than Pros... Will it be P&O next year? by jellybelly789

We have cruised with Royal Caribbean five or six times now, and tend to like the layout of the ... continue

Eastern Mediterranean 06/14 3.0 out of 5+
Not my idea of a relaxing holiday by PP2

First, let me say this was my first time on RCCL as I wanted to try out this brand. I've ... continue

Western Mediterranean 06/14 3.0 out of 5+
OK half term cruise, but don't kid youself this is a luxury holiday by Whitelighter

We have been cruising on and off for 12 years and most of it has been done with RCI or ... continue

Spain 07/14 3.0 out of 5+
Never Again RCL !!!! by Glynnd

Our first taste of RCL We had booked this a year in advance to coincide with my partners ... continue

Western Mediterranean 06/14 2.0 out of 5+
Independence of the Seas May 2014 by sdlenter

This is the review for Independence of The Sea, going from London to Malaga, Cannes, Barcelona, ... continue

Mediterranean 06/14 3.0 out of 5+
Wonderful ship, Fantastic Holiday by meabhalicious

Had an absolutely fantastic time on this ship. There were six of us, two parents and 4 children ... continue

Western Mediterranean 06/14 Not Rated
Badly let down by RoySigs

Boarding the ship was easy and straightforward. Our stateroom was excellent very clean and tidy. ... continue

Western Mediterranean 06/14 3.0 out of 5+
A mixed bag - overall, not for me. by vivavino

I was on RCCL’s Independence OTS’s May crossing from Fort Lauderdale to Southampton. ... continue

Transatlantic 06/14 3.0 out of 5+
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