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Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas Outside Cabin Cruise Reviews

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Average holiday for way above average cost
"We were first time cruisers, family of 5 trip including Gran and daughters 22 & 3. The ship is lovely and cabins are clean and comfortable we were well looked after by our steward. Food in both dining room &..."Read More
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A Nice Cruise with a Few Caveats

Review for Independence of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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Packieudx

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

I took this cruise as part of a small conference group. The expedited check in worked great. However, if someone had never cruised before, they could find it confusing as one does not receive information other than to keep walking. Disembarkation was fine. I chose to book the $15 bus back to the airport, and we were off quickly. No concerns at all. Our group had the late dining. This is my ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Not too shabby

Review for Independence of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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Vacationing4life

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We went as part of a big group that reserved the entire ship for a 5 day cruise. This was the 6th cruise of my life so I feel I have some experience in cruising. Royal Caribbean has been a class act and they take of their ships. We left from Ft. Lauderdale with stops in Grand Cayman and Cozumel. We got to watch Superbowl LIV on the ship. The ships can carry 3,500 or more passengers, that ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View


The Best family experience ever

Review for Independence of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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Chrsoxendine1

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

Excellent customer service, great food, and staff. The staff went over and beyond to make sure we were comfortable... The windjammer staff and the main dining room staff was absolutely outstanding. They have royal babies and tots from ages 6 months to 36 months and other stuff for other age groups. Mini golf for the family to enjoy. Shows in the royal theater which I loved.They have a lot of ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View

Traveled with children


Average holiday for way above average cost

Review for Independence of the Seas to Canary Islands

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kaz2y5

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

We were first time cruisers, family of 5 trip including Gran and daughters 22 & 3. The ship is lovely and cabins are clean and comfortable we were well looked after by our steward. Food in both dining room & buffet restaurant was very good with a good selection. The ports were all excellent with plenty of time in each. However as with most things on this ship Royal Caribbean only seemed ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View

Traveled with children


DISAPPOINTING

Review for Independence of the Seas to Europe - All

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SAVTA2

10+ Cruises

Age 80s

This was the only cruise out of Southampton that fitted our time slot before returning to Australia. A beautiful ship but just too overwhelming with 4,500 passengers. Absolute chaos when docking at a tender port....expect a LONG wait to get off the ship. Almost impossible to find a sun bed. Despite written notifications not to leave belongings on chairs unattended for more than 30 minutes - ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Amazing!

Review for Independence of the Seas to Baltic Sea

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Lizzie_T

First Time Cruiser

Age 40s

Wow what an amazing family holiday! This was our first RCCL Cruise & we will definitely be booking again. Absolutely everything was hassle free & brilliantly organised. We ranged in ages from 76 to 7 & everyone had a blast. Our cabins were lovely & clean with connecting doors. The children adored this & loved the bible that flipped out of the ceiling. The food in the dining room & buffet ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View

Traveled with children


Mostly Delightful

Review for Independence of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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DeepC

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Arriving at Lauderdale was a breeze. Parking lot closest was full so a little extra walk to lot 19 was in order... For some reason my RCL App went from my phone to the cloud and reloading took very long time to reload. It was ok because I had the set sail passes printed as well. Check in was a breeze. We are carry on people so we had no bags to check in. My dear GF and I selected ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Too perfect for words!

Review for Independence of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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inbarmom

First Time Cruiser

Age 30s

Excellent service Food Entertaining Staff incredible The kids enjoyed everting from the kids club to the late night shows and we had a blast as well Besides the fact that is expensive We have nothing bad to say Only good things and we will definitely do it again and again Hopefully on Royal Caribbean as well We loved the show grease The staff the costumes the cleaning of ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View

Traveled with children


So much Fun!

Review for Independence of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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Vrstylist

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

I went on this cruise with adult family and we had a blast! I want to go again and take my 7 year old this time! The entertainment was absolutely amazing! We watched Greece and a Ice Show, the parade in the promenade, the promenade on this ship is awesome!, the evening themed dances lol! My brother, who is 42 and has Down syndrome, loved all the contests! He did the sexiest man contest, and got ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Enjoyable cruise on Independence of the Seas

Review for Independence of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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zaherej

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We (myself, wife and 13 yr old son) sailed on Independence of the Seas: 1/25/2019. This was a 6-night sailing that stopped in Nassau, Labadee and Falmouth. This was our forth cruise with RCCL and 7th overall since 2014. We had a very nice time and even some poor weather did not affect us that much. There was just so much to do on ship that we did not get around to everything. Embarkation ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Ultra Spacious Ocean View

Traveled with children


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