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- Gayle B

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Independence of the Seas has an overall score of 4 out of 5
based on 2 guests we surveyed after their cruise.

Category Overall Cabin Dining Entertainment Service
Average rating

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Fast track Independence of the Seas cruise reviews & ratings below.

Reviewed by Overall Cabin Dining Entertainment Service
David W
9 Jul 2017
Margaret G
9 Jul 2017
Independence of the Seas — Ship Review Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
Independence of the Seas

Royal Caribbean

Ship facts

Star rating: Independence of the Seas star rating
Maiden voyage: 2008
Number of decks: 15
Tonnage: 154407
Cabins: 1817
Passenger capacity: 3634
Number of crew: 1397

What's onboard? ▼

  • Atrium social centre
  • Staterooms, room service
  • Royal Promenade
  • Shops, Souvenirs
  • COMPLIMENTARY DINING
  • Main Dining Room (with Family Time dining)
  • Windjammer Marketplace
  • Jade Sushi (dinner)
  • Room service dining
  • Beverage packages
  • Anytime, or traditional set-time, dining options
  • COVER CHARGE DINING
  • Chops Grille (dinner)
  • Giovanni’s Table
  • Johnny Rockets (lunch, dinner)
  • Noodle Shop (lunch, dinner)
  • CASUAL DINING
  • Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream ($)
  • Café Promenade
  • Sorrento’s pizza
  • Bars, clubs, lounges (22)
  • ENTERTAINMENT
  • Broadway Production
  • Comedy, jazz, karaoke
  • Nightclub
  • Cinema Room
  • Casino
  • TECHNOLOGY
  • VOOM high-speed Internet (pay)
  • ACTIVITIES
  • Swimming pools (2)
  • FlowRider surf simulator
  • Whirlpools (6)
  • Waterslides (2)
  • Sky Pad VR bungee trampoline
  • SCUBA (Caribbean)
  • Solarium adults only/pool
  • Sun deck
  • Vitality Spa & Fitness
  • Basketball court
  • Boxing ring full size
  • Ice-skating rink
  • Jogging track
  • Sports courts
  • Rock-climbing walls
  • Golf simulator
  • Laser Tag in Studio B
  • Mini-golf course
  • Games, contests, dancing
  • Internet, Wi-Fi (pay)
  • Enrichment lectures
  • Library/Card room
  • Conference Centre
  • Wedding packages, Chapel
  • UNDER 18
  • Youth Program, lounge
  • H2O Zone water park
  • Babies & Tots activities
  • OTHER
  • Laundry, drycleaning (pay)
  • Mobile phone reception
  • Elevators
  • Wheelchair accessibility
  • Medical centre
  • No emotional support animals

What's included? ▼

  • Flight/s and/or transfers as specified
  • Gratuities for Australia and NZ sailings
  • Bar service charges included in Aus/NZ sailings
  • All main meals on-board
  • In-cabin breakfast at no charge
  • Coffee, tea, iced water, lemonade 24 hrs
  • Anytime or fixed sittings, & multi-venue dining
  • Use of ship facilities - indoor & outdoor
  • Entertainment - live music and/or shows, movies
  • Activities - organised & individual
  • Infant crèche, kids clubs & teen programs
  • Cruise Director & all English speaking staff
  • Special needs requests & service animals allowed
  • Ship-shore-ship transfers

What's excluded? ▼

  • Airfares, accommodation & transfers not specified
  • Shore & land excursions and meals not specified
  • Alternate specialty dining venues
  • In-cabin dining menu USD 7.95 per order
  • Alcoholic beverages, soft drinks
  • Casino gaming, bar expenses
  • Certain entertainment, fitness classes
  • Items & services of a personal nature
  • Medical services, vaccination costs
  • Laundry and/or valet charges
  • Wi-Fi, Internet, satellite/mobile phone & fax charges
  • Babysitting, individual or in groups (from 1 y)
  • Passport & visa fees
  • Insurances of all kinds
  • Increases in third party charges or taxes
  • Itineraries may change due to unforeseen circumstances
  • Cabins may change for operational reasons
  • GRATUITIES if NOT Australia or NZ sailings
  • USD 14.50 (USD 17.50 Grand suites and above) pp/day all ages
  • May modify at Guest Services on board
  • May pre-pay gratuity on booking
  • Customary land tour gratuities are welcome
  • Service charge 18% automatically added to bar, mini-bar, spa & salon services.
  • REMINDERS
  • Check passport valid for 6 months after end of voyage
  • Check stateroom ‘responsible adult’ requirements when booking
  • Confirm with bank and ship ahead of cruise your credit/debit card intentions
  • Check dress code: Formal, best black-tie look; Smart Casual, dress to impress; Casual, shorts for b’fast & lunch
  • Special needs, dietary requests, arrange at booking
  • Smoking on board in designated areas only
  • Check stateroom ‘responsible adult’ requirements when booking
  • Don’t bring electrical extension cords
  • Aerial drones allowed: not operated on board, only on shore when legal

Best Value Cruises

Western Caribbean Itinerary Cruise
Independence of the Seas - Western Caribbean Itinerary Cruise
5 nights from
$741
($148 per day)
West Caribbean Cruise
Independence of the Seas - West Caribbean Cruise
5 nights from
$757
($151 per day)
Caribbean Transatlantic Cruise
Independence of the Seas - Caribbean Transatlantic Cruise
14 nights from
$2,193
($157 per day)

Happy Customers

Thank you Gayle for your continued excellent service. This is why we keep coming back and are happy to recommend our friends to you."
- Amelia C