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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: 786

Cruise Region Date Member Rating
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+
Beautiful ship, good service, so-so food. by travelbound44

This was our first cruise with RCCL. We had heard nothing but good things especially about the ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 04/14 4.0 out of 5+
Very Enjoyable! by dkbrig

There is a lot to cover on a ship this size. You can read many reviews and get a different take ... continue

Western Caribbean 03/14 5+ out of 5+
Great balcony on Indy! by APDMOM

We just returned from a great time on Indy, visiting the Eastern Caribbean. This is our 14th ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 03/14 5+ out of 5+
Back to back cruises by Robyn hermes

We just completed a back to back cruise. Our very first cruise was on the Liberty Of the Seas 3 ... continue

Western Caribbean 03/14 2.0 out of 5+
Quiet, Relaxing, Laid Back + A-OK! by jeditden

On this our 6th RCI cruise, we decided to go with an itinerary that was filled with "1sts" in ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 03/14 5+ out of 5+
A FANTASTIC CRUISE ON RCCL INDEPENDENCE OF THE SEAS by Srandaz2

Where do I begin – this is our 4th cruise overall and our 3rd with RCCL, my wife and I ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 03/14 5.0 out of 5+
Mixed by jancy

We have just got off a b2b 6 nights western and then 8 nights eastern. We had a junior suite ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 03/14 3.0 out of 5+
Nice cruise-A few things need work by Bedrock58

In general, our cruise was nice and so was the ship.

The good things that stood out ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 03/14 4.0 out of 5+
Second time as fun as the first by nbsjcruiser

This was the second time for us on the Indy. We really enjoy that class of ship with the flow ... continue

Western Caribbean 03/14 5+ out of 5+
Feb. 15 Cruise review - would do it again by hannaloulou

Being the first time on Royal, we loved the ship.  We have sailed on NCL and Princess ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 03/14 4.0 out of 5+
Best Cruise Ever!!! by Rolretire2

Totally perfect! Great weather,sun and 80's. Lovely ship. The pool arrangement is brilliant. ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 03/14 5+ out of 5+
Service is noticeably slipping by gettinold

We flew from the UK to Miami on a Fly/cruise package. It took over two hours to get through ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 03/14 2.0 out of 5+
Awesome ship. Can't wait to sail again by lazeydazey

All I'm going to say was that this was an incredible ship and I had an awesome time. Everything ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 03/14 5.0 out of 5+
A Royal Vacation Memory by bsurveyor33

Excellent Cruise and Customer Service.  We did the 6 night - Western Caribbean, Feb ... continue

Western Caribbean 03/14 5+ out of 5+
Loved the cruise by pegb13@gmail.com

My husband and I have cruised many cruise lines, but this was by far our best experience. We ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 02/14 5.0 out of 5+
Fabulous ship by grandmarnnurse

This was our 7th cruise, but 1st on RCCL. The Independence of the Seas was everything we ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 02/14 5+ out of 5+
Wonderful cruise for our anniversary. by vkingston7@earthlink.net

This was our 9th cruise sailing with Royal Caribbean and the Independence is one of the best ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 02/14 5+ out of 5+
LOVED this cruise by drumming cruisers

Embarkation: Got to the port at 10am. Security made us sit in the hot sun on the curb until ... continue

Western Caribbean 02/14 5.0 out of 5+
Great Itinerary Great Fun by heartscontent

Independence of the Seas may not be the most elegant ship, but it certainly is one of the most ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 02/14 4.0 out of 5+
Beautiful Week by stmorris09

Embarkation was very smooth, as we stayed in the Presidential Suite, and had priority ... continue

Western Caribbean 02/14 5+ out of 5+
A great cruise vacation by Djml57

We just returned from the February 1 2014 sailing of the Independance of the Seas. RCCL really ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 02/14 5.0 out of 5+
LOVED THE SHIP by nurseneale

We drove from Orlando which was cold and rainy to sunny 82 degrees Fort Lauderdale. Boarding the ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 02/14 4.0 out of 5+
Good Cruise, Meh Food by dolita22

We sailed the Independence of the Seas February 1-9, 2014, for our honeymoon. It was my seventh ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 02/14 4.0 out of 5+
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