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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
  • 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

    101 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.
  • Ed Grieser 17 1 Eastern Caribbean

    This was my family's first cruise and it was a great start to our cruising experience. We flew in the night before to Ft. Lauderdale to avoid the hectic rush the day of departure that we heard more

    57 users found this review helpful.
  • Chad Stover 16 1 Western Carribbean

    From the moment we walked on the ship till the moment we walked off, we were blown away with everything the ship had to offer. You never go hungry or get bored on this ship because there is more

    34 users found this review helpful.
  • Kelly Robb 25 1 Mediterranean

    This being our first cruise we were a bit apprehensive about what to expect but the minute we arrived at the pier we knew it was going to be spectacular! The ship was unbelievable & th service more

    114 users found this review helpful.
  • Linda 53 17 Eastern Caribbean

    Wonderful ship and staff. Very good, especially Indian food in Windjammer. Good location, nice bedding. Great activities, lots to do. I don't do ship excursions. Pre Cruise: more

    84 users found this review helpful.
  • Charine 36 3 Belize, Costa Maya and Cozumel

    Very nice ship, will not cruise again after this, realized that for the money the value is not there. Did not get to relax, as this whole process of fighting the crowds at sea in not for me. more

    32 users found this review helpful.
  • Ken 49 2 Western Caribbean

    This was only our second cruise; the previous one was on RC also, but on the Radiance of the Seas. The Independence is a beautiful ship, and lives up to all the hype it gets. Our previous more

    97 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