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Traveler Reviews

A ship’s traveler rating is provided under license by Cruiseline.com , which manages one of the largest databases of cruise reviews and ratings by travelers. A total of 1399 guests have reviewed Independence of the Seas, giving it a rating of 4.1 on a scale of 1-5.

Cruiseline Travel Rating:

4.1 out of 5(1399 reviews)

Reviews by Traveler Type

Couples42.2%
Families w/older children15.3%
Singles/Friends10.1%
Groups8.3%
Families w/young children7.9%

Most Recent Reviews

Jul 16th, 2019

It’s an ok ship but I thought when I went on it lacked peoples respect the staff were decent but they weren’t all as good as they could have been so..

Another fantastic cruise

Jul 15th, 2019

All the ports were great, loads to do and lots see. Good access to the local area either on your own or via an excursion. The ship was as fantastic as usual, all crew members very helpful and polite. Food and drink were of a great standard and the entertainment and ship activities were of a very high standard. Silent disco was great.

Traveler Type

Family (young children)

Experience

4-6 cruises

Excellent Canaries Cruise

Jul 15th, 2019

A lively, well planned cruise with lots of activities for all ages, good ports and great fun onboard

Traveler Type

Couple

Room Type

Balcony

Experience

2-3 cruises

Jul 7th, 2019

This ship has so much to do! The entertainment is amazing the food is ok. The staff are amazing and if your lucky enough and tip the bartenders or the bar people who walk around the deck they will remember and come to you before anyone! Or will look out for you when you run out of a drink.

Wonderful and enlightening cruise to the med

Jul 6th, 2019

Had a great time but some parents need to take responsibility and supervise their children from running around and shouting when quiz in progress. Also playing in lifts.

Traveler Type

Family (older children)

Room Type

Balcony

Experience

4-6 cruises

Amazing

Jul 5th, 2019

Amazing cruise. Our 1st ever cruise. Was nothing short of perfect

Traveler Type

Couple

Experience

1 cruise (first)

Jul 3rd, 2019

We had a great time, it was our first time on Independence. Lots of people that had been on her before commented that it wasn't as good. At times, with everything centered on the Royal Promenade, it was difficult to find somewhere to sit, and the pool area was always busy.

Great Trip, Beautiful Ports & Lovely Ship

Jul 2nd, 2019

Beautiful ship and itinerary - we recommend it highly. The staff and food and ports were lovely.

Traveler Type

Couple

Experience

7+ cruises

Terribly due to babies yelling not stop during meals in the cafeteria

Jul 2nd, 2019

We are dedicated to rccl especially being an adult population This cruise was a nightmare due to the screaming babies in the Windjammer which made meals impossible. Staff should have authority to control the situation by having these families assigned to a particular section,there many to choose from

Traveler Type

Family (older children)

Experience

7+ cruises

Fantastic Royal caribbean cruise

Jul 1st, 2019

Looking at booking another next Yr Southampton to Europe not sure about anthem of the seas ship a bit big have loved being on independence of the seas and navigatior

Traveler Type

Couple

Room Type

Oceanview

Experience

2-3 cruises

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