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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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Family Friendly
Shore Excursions

 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • 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 more

    75 users found this review helpful.

    This was our first HOME sailing and it is much better then an airport holiday. Although its a big ship, getting about was very easy. The food was quite varied and our waiter did ask if more

    22 users found this review helpful.
  • Rick Crompton 62 3 Western Mediterranean

    The Independence of the Seas is a remarkable vessel with something for everyone. The entertainment was top drawer, especially the skating revue (akin to the Ice Capades) produced on the ship's more

    36 users found this review helpful.
  • Sandra Smart 44 5 medditerian

    I travelled with my 11 year old daughter and a friend. this was our second cruise together and we loved it!! Food was very good. We ate in the Winjammer cafe for breakfast and lunch, it more

    22 users found this review helpful.
  • Layla 24 1 Meditarrean

    Just got back from a brilliant 2 week cruise round the med. The ship itself was incredible, was a bit worried as we have never cruised before but enjoyed every minute and will definitely more

    40 users found this review helpful.
  • Bernard Gordon 63 48 eastern caribbean

    Stunning and spacious ship but awful food and subliminal hustling by company to unload your wallet. Poor quality of beef, awful cream soups and the lunch buffett is as budget as it gets from more

    27 users found this review helpful.
  • Jana 39 3 Western Caribbean

    I traveled with my husband and 4 other adult relatives. In the past I have felt that cruising is somewhat cheesy and staid, with endless eating being the primary onboard activity. I more

    28 users found this review helpful.
  • Lynda Dawick 54 5 Italian Med

    My son and I were looking forward to joining the Independance again after our cruise on her last year. Initially everything seemed the same but as the days passed it became apparent that more

    63 users found this review helpful.
  • Jayne Joy 45 1 Western Mediterranean

    This was our first ever Cruise and it proved to be a fantastic experience! We loved it! The Main Dining room experience for our Evening Meal was fantastic. We used the 'My Time Dining' and more

    100 users found this review helpful.
  • Eddie Roberts 59 2 Western Mediterranean

    This is a magnificent ship packed with things to do and to entertain. Sadly I have found it necessary to write to the company regarding passengers failing to maintain health standards and more

    60 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