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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 1586 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(1586 reviews)

Reviews by Traveler Type

Couples42.5%
Families w/older children15.4%
Singles/Friends10.5%
Groups8.8%
Families w/young children8.6%

Most Recent Reviews

I absolutely loved this ship and our promenade room!

Nov 2nd, 2020

We love RCL and enjoyed ourselves. The ship was clean and food was great.

Traveler Type

Family (older children)

Experience

4-6 cruises

Loved Independence!

Aug 17th, 2020

Cruised with two of our children and their spouses. All of us really enjoyed this ship and itinerary.

Traveler Type

Family (older children)

Experience

2-3 cruises

We had a great time on this ship! It was very clean, we saw many people wiping down the hand rails. Our steward who took care of our room was Catherine and she was so nice. The shows and activities were awesome. Only negative is the bars closed early.

May 3rd, 2020

Overall it was a great cruise. I would love to take my whole family on the independence, but would probably rather go eastern Caribbean than western caribbean

Traveler Type

Couple

Experience

4-6 cruises

Cabin 1574

Apr 15th, 2020

Wonderful ship and will sail again on this ship. Enjoyed the suite lounge.

Traveler Type

Family (young children)

Room Type

Suite

Experience

2-3 cruises

Awesome Cruise

Mar 22nd, 2020

We sailed at half capacity since a lot of people canceled or rescheduled. The staff kept the ship clean. No lines....it was great. Will sail on the Indy again. Very nice ship and friendly staff.

Traveler Type

Singles/Friends

Room Type

Balcony

Experience

4-6 cruises

Was the most wonderful cruise , beautiful ship my dining room service was amazing , very friendly people , the people at the Next Cruise desk were a little rude , but understandable because was lots of people. Guess there weren’t having a good day

Mar 21st, 2020

Amazing , Royal Caribbean always does it the best , waiting for my next cruise on May, the best entertainment on every ship.

Traveler Type

Couple

Experience

7+ cruises

First Impression of RCCL & Not The Greatest, TBH...

Mar 19th, 2020

I probably won’t do a Royal Caribbean cruise again.

Traveler Type

Singles/Friends

Room Type

Inside

Experience

7+ cruises

The worst vacation I've ever experienced

Mar 18th, 2020

They ruined my anniversary, changed our destination and was rude when we asked for reconciliation.

Traveler Type

Couple

Experience

4-6 cruises

Great Cruise

Mar 18th, 2020

This was our 5th cruise with Royal Caribbean and as always the ship was clean.The wait staff and bartenders were outstanding.Would highly recommend this cruise

Traveler Type

Family (older children)

Experience

4-6 cruises

Independence of the Seas march 12-16 2020

Mar 18th, 2020

We really enjoyed this cruise ..the ship and crew were equally impressive considering the coronavirus issues prior to sailing..the crew did a fantastic job of keeping us safe cleaning constantly... We love Royal Caribbean for a reason and this trip only cemented that further

Traveler Type

Couple

Room Type

Suite

Experience

4-6 cruises

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