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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: 784

Cruise Region Date Member Rating
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+
The Diamond Member gives up loyalty. No more RCCL for me. by Beartweet

I used for the booking.

When I was to preorder a dining experience in Chops ... continue

Spain 06/14 2.0 out of 5+
Fabulous family cruise by magorgirl

This was our third cruise on the Independence. Despite emails from RC about roadworks around ... continue

France 06/14 5+ out of 5+
Couldn't wait to get home... by depthospirit

Royal Caribbean May 2014 (half term week) S’ton to Le Havre, Bilbao & Gijon – 6 ... continue

France 06/14 3.0 out of 5+
Royal Caribbean - Never Again by etered

Just returned from a 6 day cruise with Independence of the seas. Not a great ... continue

Western Mediterranean 06/14 2.0 out of 5+
Far from what was expected by pwflight

I decided it would be a nice idea for my 13 year old son and I to cruise together during the ... continue

Spain 06/14 3.0 out of 5+
Relaxing time; mixed reviews by Saintpat

This was my first solo, first time on Indy, first transatlantic crossing, and first my-time ... continue

Transatlantic 05/14 3.0 out of 5+
Dissappointing by HOAD54

Arrived at Southampton, parked and boarded the ship in very quick time. We have travelled on ... continue

Baltic & Northern Europe 05/14 3.0 out of 5+
A great RCL cruise “again” by rdun41251

This cruise was the 2nd of our back to back cruises and apart from a minor issue with our new ... continue

Transatlantic 05/14 5.0 out of 5+
A great cruise with good weather by rdun41251

As fairly regular cruisers on smaller RCL and Celebrity vessels we thought we would give the ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 05/14 5.0 out of 5+
Completely Disappointed in Royal for this one by ssatrams

Let me preface this review by saying: This is the letter that I sent to Corporate Guest Services ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 05/14 2.0 out of 5+
Not so Royal by luvmex

We have been cruising since the early 80's. Our first on RCCL song of Norway. 35 cruises later ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 05/14 3.0 out of 5+
First cruise on IOS by CGMCruisers

It had been a rough winter and stressful spring for us so we were psyched and very excited to be ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 05/14 5.0 out of 5+
Better Than expected by icruise0414

This was my second cruise and my family's first. My husband and I travelled with our teenage son ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 04/14 5.0 out of 5+
Not Impresssed by damarlin

I should of known that going on a cruise at the end of Spring Break was a bad decision, I went ... continue

Western Caribbean 04/14 5.0 out of 5+
Not quite enough bang for the buck... by Mocksville Cruisers

Well, we just got back from the April 20th sailing of the Indy, and we were pleased with some ... continue

Western Caribbean 04/14 3.0 out of 5+
Least Enjoyable Royal Cruise to Date by suwaneedad

This cruise was our family's 6th spring break cruise in a row. We are in our 40s now, and travel ... continue

Western Caribbean 04/14 4.0 out of 5+
Love the FREEDOM class - Staff on Independence dissapointed by NotSo_LostSailor

Family aboard for our first Owners Suite experience in 20+ years of cruising RCCL. We arrived at ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 04/14 4.0 out of 5+
1st time on Royal Caribbean by lithlith

We’re a well traveled couple in our early 30’s who have previously been on 8 cruises ... continue

Western Caribbean 04/14 3.0 out of 5+
Royal v. Carnival - our take on it by skipper711

First off, this may be long and extensive, but you can skip around to the parts that interest ... continue

Western Caribbean 04/14 5.0 out of 5+
Best ever! by The Duke of Bethnal Green

The Duchess and I decided to break our time which we spend annually in Florida and take ... continue

Western Caribbean 04/14 5+ out of 5+
Way Too Long But Hopefully Helpful -- Spring Break, March 2014 by cruisin4dhr

Our family of three – 60, 57 & 21 – took our first cruise on Royal Caribbean ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 04/14 5.0 out of 5+
Nice Get-away for Two! by jsrga

My husband and I just returned from our 5th cruise and the first one we've taken with just the ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 04/14 5.0 out of 5+
Wowed, but not in a good way by Raracruiser

This was my 5th RC cruise, and I've always had great experiences before so I expected this one ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 04/14 3.0 out of 5+
Very disappointed by sandra3022

After 20 cruises with RCCL I was very disappointed with the food and service and I can only ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 04/14 3.0 out of 5+
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