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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: 785

Cruise Region Date Member Rating
Better than I could even imagine! by _RaveN_

This was our first cruise and we couldn't have been more impressed with it!

Early in ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 05/14 5+ out of 5+
Sick; Independence of the Seas & RCL - What to know & expect by Mister34990

Royal Caribbean International is not my favorite CRUISE LINE by far at the moment AND YOU SHOULD ... continue

Western Caribbean 03/14 5.0 out of 5+
Almost perfect January cruise by happyIAcruiser

January 18-26, 2014 Cruise review:  A little less spectacular than previously, but still a ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 02/14 5.0 out of 5+
First & Probably Last Time With Royal Caribbean by kbset

My husband and I did B2B cruises on the Independence of the Seas, but 90% of what you’re ... continue

Western Caribbean 02/14 2.0 out of 5+
Pore Planning by teb

We did a 6 day cruise on the independence of the seas it was my first cruise on the independence ... continue

Western Caribbean 02/14 3.0 out of 5+
loved the ship but not the food by Loving retirement 2010

This was our first time on Royal Caribbean and having just gotten off a 7 day cruise on ... continue

Western Caribbean 02/14 5+ out of 5+
8 nights on the Independence of the Seas by soarfrs

My wife and I started our trip flying out from the Indianapolis International airport to Miami ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 02/14 5.0 out of 5+
Cabin 9562 by Costello08

Wanted to give a little info on Cabin 9562. This was a great balcony room. The balcony was huge ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 02/14 5+ out of 5+
A refreshing getaway: welcome sunshine! by skykingNC

After a harrowing adventure in which our parking lot/shuttle service basically lost one of our ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 02/14 4.0 out of 5+
Disappointed by Scubagal2005

Follow through on things said. This was my first Royal Caribbean cruise. Several friends who ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 02/14 1.0 out of 5+
Mostly delightful week on the Independence by AvalonLady

This was our second cruise with RCI and the first on the Independence. The ship was a nice size ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 01/14 4.0 out of 5+
Awesome cruise on Indy! by DarthGrady

Independence of the Seas: January 18, 2014

My wife and I booked this cruise to celebrate ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 01/14 5.0 out of 5+
Cruise was all we expected and more. A fabulous vacation! by adkchair

This was my first cruise, and I couldn't be happier. The service was excellent, the food ... continue

Western Caribbean 01/14 5+ out of 5+
Crew not up to RCI standards by MO Tom

We had a family and friends cruise, with 16 people. Of our group, this was a first cruise for ... continue

Western Caribbean 01/14 4.0 out of 5+
There's a reason 80% of us loved this cruise...Check it out!! by JoeCanuck

My wife and I have enjoyed always cruising as our preferred holiday as an escape from our ... continue

Western Caribbean 01/14 5+ out of 5+
Loved It! by Beanie77

First off, I'm a relative cruise rookie, having only done Caribbean Princess before this one. We ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 01/14 5.0 out of 5+
Overall a great trip, but could have been better by WizTravelers

Our family of 5 cruised on Royal Caribbean's Independence of the Seas from Jan. 4 - 12, 2014. ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 01/14 4.0 out of 5+
pretty good cruise by paulthecruiser

We are a couple , late 50,s diamond plus . Been on 37 cruises ,most with Royal. All in all, we ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 01/14 4.0 out of 5+
Poorest Service & Public Venues ever experienced ! Avoid Independence by grouten

RCCL's Jan. 4, 2013 Caribbean cruise on the Independence of the Seas marks a new low in my ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 01/14 1.0 out of 5+
The many good things outweigh the few negatives by WEGL81

Embarkation: Embarkation, once we got off of our shuttle bus, was a breeze. However, we had to ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 01/14 4.0 out of 5+
So good, we are booking again for next Christmas! by Chloejames

Only our second cruise (first for Hubbie and son). We are a family of four with older teenagers ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 04/14 5.0 out of 5+
These cutbacks are annoying us enough to book with other cruise lines by knittinggirl

Our Waiter, Assistant Waiter and Cabin steward all left an unfortunate first impression, but all ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 01/14 4.0 out of 5+
great way to spend the Holidays ! by gruezi

We loved the ship. Big surprise when we first saw our balcony - on the side was an additional ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 01/14 5+ out of 5+
First Christmas Cruise by Basket cruiser

We just returned our 8-day Holiday cruise on the Independence of the Seas. This was our first ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 01/14 5.0 out of 5+
We Had a Holly Jolly Christmas Onboard the Independence of the Seas by loveandcruises2

We had a great time onboard the Independence of the Seas, although we did notice some changes ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 01/14 5.0 out of 5+
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