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Independence of the Seas Review

4.5 / 5.0
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1621 reviews
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Nice Christmas cruise, but missing the wow of previous RCL experience

Review for Independence of the Seas to the Eastern Caribbean
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6-10 Cruises • Age 30s

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Sail Date: Dec 2017
Cabin: Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony

This was our fifth Christmas cruise, but first on RCL. Loved all of the special Christmas activities and decorations. More focus on Christmas activities than other lines we have sailed.

Ship was overall in great shape. Showed some wear and tear, but nothing terrible and headed to dry dock soon.

Cabin was in a great location. Only three decks up or down to most public areas. Loved the center hump location and huge balcony (bigger than our mini-suite last year on Princess).

Cabin Review

Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony

Cabin E2

Unobstructed view both forward and back on center of hump. Felt very little movement in this location. Some noise from other passengers coming from elevators. Love the huge balcony.

Port Reviews


Nice beach day, but local vendors can be aggressive if you walk past their shops.

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