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 Independence Of The Seas

Of the 'Freedom' class of cruise ships, the 'Independence of the Seas' is one of the largest ships in the Royal Caribbean fleet. It offers entertainment not to be beat, including 4 broadway style musicals. For those needing to mix work and play, it offers a 400 seat conference room and business centre onboard. Shopaholics will be thrilled to know that the Royal Promenade on board offers shoppers the chance to experience world class shops from the comfort of the ship. This ship is also sure to please the young at heart, offering an Ice Skating rink, rock climbing wall, whirlpools, boxing ring and a 50's style restaurant!

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 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Fred 43 5 Eastern Caribbean

    Overall, our experience was good. Our experience cruising is limited to 4 RCI cruises and 1 NCL. As a couple that likes to travel in luxury to many destination resorts, we have grown fond of...read more

    15 users found this review helpful.
  • rigden 68 2 Canary Isles and Maderia

    Will not be going again, queue to get on, queue to get a meal, queue to get a drink. Following problems on previos cruise we queued in the cold for about 5 hours to get on. 3 star Good...read more

    15 users found this review helpful.
  • JAMIE LEE DUNN 19 23 med

    One has not sailed on this cruise itinerary yet, we will be in 8 days from now though!! Myself has endured a lifetime of experiences onboard cruise ships, therefore I has an insight and...read more

    7 users found this review helpful.
  • Amber 13 2 Italian Med

    WOW! Royal Caribbean never fail to make me smile. It was so fun that I wanted a holiday to get over this holiday! It was the best experience of a lifetime. :) Great food. Excellent choice...read more

    5 users found this review helpful.
  • Debbie 49 1 Italian Med

    First time cruising and a little worried beforehand after reading other reviews, but was absolutely fabulous! First time ever on a holiday I genuinely did not want to come home! The ship is...read more

    66 users found this review helpful.
  • fred 54 6 med

    Have been on 6 cruises with various companies but this cruise was by far the best cruise my wife and i have been on larger than previous cruises Dont miss Florance, Rome or Lisbon...read more

    8 users found this review helpful.
  • Anna Halpern 49 16 Med

    After many years cruising, we probably will never travel with Royal Caribbean again. They have become very greedy and standards have slipped. The Food - Compared to previous cruises - it...read more

    29 users found this review helpful.
  • Anna Halpern 49 16 Med

    After many years cruising, we probably will never travel with Royal Caribbean again. They have become very greedy and standards have slipped. The Food - Compared to previous cruises - it...read more

    3 users found this review helpful.
  • PATRICIA CHAPNICK 53 16 MEDITTERANEAN

    Our family decided to do a 2 wk Meditteranean cruise together. It was myself, my husband and our 3 teenage kids. My in-laws also also came. The ship is beautiful and very clean. We found alot to do...read more

    13 users found this review helpful.
  • Arlette Smith 61 7 Canary Islands

    We were very disappointed with the Independence of the Seas. All they seemed concerned about was charging extortionate prices for drinks and more or less everything else. The Ship did not have...read more

    73 users found this review helpful.
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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Royal Caribbean
  • Capacity (double occupancy):3634
  • Builder:Aker Finnyards
  • Full Capacity:4370
  • Inaugurated:2008
  • Space Ratio:n/a
  • Gross Tonnage:160000
  • Crew:1360
  • Length:1112