Independence Of The Seas

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Overview
Deals
Deck Plans
Cabins
Itineraries

Overview

Independence Of The Seas Overview

  • Ship ClassFreedom Class
  • Year Built2008
  • Passenger Capacity3634
  • Number of Crew1360
  • Gross Tonnage160000
  • Decks14
  • Suite Cabins126
  • Balcony Cabins724
  • Oceanview Cabins1013
  • Inside Cabins791

Independence of the Seas is more than your average cruise ship and offers amenities for every type of guest, interest and lifestyle with its new Royal Amplified features. While sailing to the Caribbean’s best destinations, you can look forward to fun-filled days and evenings with diverse restaurants, lively entertainment and adventurous activities. Craving something sweet? Head on over to Sugar Beach and prepare for candy heaven. Craving some adventure? Head on over to Splashaway Bay for epic waterslides. No matter what you’re craving, Independence of the Seas will have something for you.

Dining
Cabins
Entertainment
Casino
Fitness / Recreation
Spa
Kids
Shopping
Dress Code
Gratuity / Tipping

Dining

Onboard Independence of the Seas, guests can find every kind of dining experience imaginable from casual to specialty restaurants.

Some restaurants featured onboard include Fish and Ships, which features seafood classics, Izumi, which features Asian-inspired sushi and dishes, Giovanni’s Table, which features the best of Italian cuisine, The Main Dining Room, which features a variety of options for breakfast, lunch and dinner!

For guests 21 years of age and older they may enjoy modern and contemporary bars including, Playmakers Sports Bar & Arcade, English Pub, Schooner Bar and Boleros!

Cabins

Onboard Independence of the Seas each stateroom is designed to accommodate the preferences of every kind of guest. Most staterooms can accommodate up to four guests and some can host more, depending on the category. The four types of categories available are Interior staterooms, Ocean View staterooms, Balcony Staterooms and Suites.

Most staterooms offer two twin beds that can be accommodated into a Royal King bed and a single, double sofa bed, or Pullman beds for staterooms accommodating more than 2 guests, a private bathroom, vanity area and most offer a sitting area. Each category offers different sizes, views and amenities:

Interior Staterooms
Interior staterooms typically measure between 160 to 340 sq ft and select offer a view of the Royal Promenade, which overlooks ship amenities. Depending on the category, Interior staterooms can accommodate 2 to 6 guests.

Ocean View Staterooms
Ocean View staterooms offer picturesque views and measure from 175 to 211 sq ft. Most Ocean View staterooms can accommodate up to 4 guests. Balcony Stateroom (Ocean View Balcony) Balcony staterooms offer incredible ocean views and guests will be able to step outside to enjoy fresh air. Balcony staterooms vary in size, however the staterooms typically measure between 199 to 214 sq ft and the balconies typically measure 42 to 53 sq ft. Most Balcony staterooms can accommodate up to 4 guests.

Suites
Suites are perfect for guests seeking more space as most measure 317 sq ft onboard Independence of the Seas and offer a 65 sq ft balcony. Most Suites also offer a tub in the bathroom.

Entertainment

Independence of the Seas provides fun for every type of traveler and interest. For those seeking time by the water they can enjoy The FlowRider, The Perfect Storm waterslide, Splashaway Bay and pools, whirlpools and pool parties!

For guests seeking some thrills and adventure they can enjoy ice skating, Laser Tag: Battle for Planet Z and Sky Pad!

For guests that enjoy night life, top favorites include the Casino, live bands, live ice-skating shows, themed parties, themed bars and lounges, and culinary and dance classes and wine tastings.

Casino

There’s nothing like the sound of cards being shuffled, chips being stacked, and slot machines paying off. Casino Royale is a little bit of Vegas, a little bit of Monte Carlo, and a lot of Royal Caribbean fun. Games are available for all levels of players. There are onboard lessons for novice players and tournaments for the more advanced. Casino Royale is open whenever you are sailing, so stop in and try your luck.

Fitness / Recreation

Guests can keep up with their active lifestyles with the Vitality at Sea Fitness Center, Sports Court, fitness classes and rock-climbing wall, all available onboard.

Fitness classes available are Yoga, Pilates, spinning and sculpting. The Sports Court includes equipment for basketball and volleyball.

Spa

Guests can unwind and rejuvenate at the Vitality at Sea Spa where they choose from a wide selection of services including massages, wraps, facials, acupuncture, and medi-spa treatments.

Kids

There are plenty of fun activities and amenities for kids of all ages onboard. The Adventure Ocean Youth Program is a great way for kids to meet other kids within their age range and participate in educational and entertaining games like science experiments, arts & crafts, sports tournaments and video games. The clubs are organized as:

Aquanauts group: 3 – 5 years of age

Explorer’s program: 6 - 8 years of age

Voyager’s group: 9 -11 years of age

These programs are included during the day and after 10 pm, services are available for a nominal fee.

Shopping

Onboard guests can find Swiss timepieces, fine jewelry, liquor and souvenirs.

Dress Code

Suggested attire varies where you’re at onboard, the occasion and time of day, but it’s important to remember that you’re on vacation, so you can have fun.

During the day around the Pool Deck and other casual settings onboard casual attire is recommended, items like shorts, sundresses, jeans and blouses are suitable.

For the evening smart casual is recommended and items like collared shirts, dress, sports coats and pantsuits are great for a night out.

Depending on the length of your cruise, there will be at least one formal night. For cruises that are 3-5 nights, there will be one formal night and for 6 and 7- night cruises there will be two formal nights. Attire recommended for formal nights is relative to black-tie and cocktail wear like suits and ties, cocktail dresses, tuxedos and evening gowns.

Gratuity / Tipping

Gratuities for your stateroom attendants, dining staff and other hotel team service members will be automatically charged to your stateroom account based on the number of guests and stateroom accommodation you choose. Gratuities apply to guests of all ages. Should you wish to recognize a staff member for exceptional service, you may do so by cash or credit card.

For guests staying in a Junior Suite or a category below, $14.50 USD per person per day will be applied to your SeaPass account and for guests staying in Grand Suites and above, $17.50 USD per person per day will be applied.

Independence Of The Seas Deals

Independence Of The Seas Deals

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Deck Plans

Deck Fifteen
Deck Plan

Category Key

  • GT Grand Suite - 2 Bedrooms
  • 1B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 2B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 3B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 4B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 1D Ocean View Balcony
  • 2D Ocean View Balcony
  • 5D Ocean View Balcony
  • 6D Ocean View Balcony
  • 1K Ultra Spacious Ocean View
  • 1M Spacious Ocean View
  • 1Q Spacious Promenade View interior
  • 2T Promenade View Interior
  • 3V Interior
  • 4V Interior
Deck Fourteen
Deck Plan

Category Key

  • GT Grand Suite - 2 Bedrooms
  • 1B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 2B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 3B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 4B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 1D Ocean View Balcony
  • 2D Ocean View Balcony
  • 5D Ocean View Balcony
  • 6D Ocean View Balcony
  • 1K Ultra Spacious Ocean View
  • 1M Spacious Ocean View
  • 1Q Spacious Promenade View interior
  • 2T Promenade View Interior
  • 3V Interior
  • 4V Interior
Deck Thirteen
Deck Plan

Category Key

  • GT Grand Suite - 2 Bedrooms
  • 1B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 2B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 3B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 4B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 1D Ocean View Balcony
  • 2D Ocean View Balcony
  • 5D Ocean View Balcony
  • 6D Ocean View Balcony
  • 1K Ultra Spacious Ocean View
  • 1M Spacious Ocean View
  • 1Q Spacious Promenade View interior
  • 2T Promenade View Interior
  • 3V Interior
  • 4V Interior
Deck Twelve
Deck Plan

Category Key

  • GT Grand Suite - 2 Bedrooms
  • 1B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 2B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 3B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 4B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 1D Ocean View Balcony
  • 2D Ocean View Balcony
  • 5D Ocean View Balcony
  • 6D Ocean View Balcony
  • 1K Ultra Spacious Ocean View
  • 1M Spacious Ocean View
  • 1Q Spacious Promenade View interior
  • 2T Promenade View Interior
  • 3V Interior
  • 4V Interior
Deck Eleven
Deck Plan

Category Key

  • GT Grand Suite - 2 Bedrooms
  • 1B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 2B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 3B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 4B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 1D Ocean View Balcony
  • 2D Ocean View Balcony
  • 5D Ocean View Balcony
  • 6D Ocean View Balcony
  • 1K Ultra Spacious Ocean View
  • 1M Spacious Ocean View
  • 1Q Spacious Promenade View interior
  • 2T Promenade View Interior
  • 3V Interior
  • 4V Interior
Deck Ten
Deck Plan

Category Key

  • GT Grand Suite - 2 Bedrooms
  • 1B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 2B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 3B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 4B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 1D Ocean View Balcony
  • 2D Ocean View Balcony
  • 5D Ocean View Balcony
  • 6D Ocean View Balcony
  • 1K Ultra Spacious Ocean View
  • 1M Spacious Ocean View
  • 1Q Spacious Promenade View interior
  • 2T Promenade View Interior
  • 3V Interior
  • 4V Interior
Deck Nine
Deck Plan

Category Key

  • GT Grand Suite - 2 Bedrooms
  • 1B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 2B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 3B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 4B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 1D Ocean View Balcony
  • 2D Ocean View Balcony
  • 5D Ocean View Balcony
  • 6D Ocean View Balcony
  • 1K Ultra Spacious Ocean View
  • 1M Spacious Ocean View
  • 1Q Spacious Promenade View interior
  • 2T Promenade View Interior
  • 3V Interior
  • 4V Interior
Deck Eight
Deck Plan

Category Key

  • GT Grand Suite - 2 Bedrooms
  • 1B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 2B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 3B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 4B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 1D Ocean View Balcony
  • 2D Ocean View Balcony
  • 5D Ocean View Balcony
  • 6D Ocean View Balcony
  • 1K Ultra Spacious Ocean View
  • 1M Spacious Ocean View
  • 1Q Spacious Promenade View interior
  • 2T Promenade View Interior
  • 3V Interior
  • 4V Interior
DECK SEVEN
Deck Plan

Category Key

  • GT Grand Suite - 2 Bedrooms
  • 1B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 2B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 3B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 4B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 1D Ocean View Balcony
  • 2D Ocean View Balcony
  • 5D Ocean View Balcony
  • 6D Ocean View Balcony
  • 1K Ultra Spacious Ocean View
  • 1M Spacious Ocean View
  • 1Q Spacious Promenade View interior
  • 2T Promenade View Interior
  • 3V Interior
  • 4V Interior
Deck Six
Deck Plan

Category Key

  • GT Grand Suite - 2 Bedrooms
  • 1B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 2B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 3B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 4B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 1D Ocean View Balcony
  • 2D Ocean View Balcony
  • 5D Ocean View Balcony
  • 6D Ocean View Balcony
  • 1K Ultra Spacious Ocean View
  • 1M Spacious Ocean View
  • 1Q Spacious Promenade View interior
  • 2T Promenade View Interior
  • 3V Interior
  • 4V Interior
Deck Five
Deck Plan

Category Key

  • GT Grand Suite - 2 Bedrooms
  • 1B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 2B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 3B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 4B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 1D Ocean View Balcony
  • 2D Ocean View Balcony
  • 5D Ocean View Balcony
  • 6D Ocean View Balcony
  • 1K Ultra Spacious Ocean View
  • 1M Spacious Ocean View
  • 1Q Spacious Promenade View interior
  • 2T Promenade View Interior
  • 3V Interior
  • 4V Interior
Deck Four
Deck Plan

Category Key

  • GT Grand Suite - 2 Bedrooms
  • 1B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 2B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 3B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 4B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 1D Ocean View Balcony
  • 2D Ocean View Balcony
  • 5D Ocean View Balcony
  • 6D Ocean View Balcony
  • 1K Ultra Spacious Ocean View
  • 1M Spacious Ocean View
  • 1Q Spacious Promenade View interior
  • 2T Promenade View Interior
  • 3V Interior
  • 4V Interior
Deck Two
Deck Plan

Category Key

  • GT Grand Suite - 2 Bedrooms
  • 1B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 2B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 3B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 4B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 1D Ocean View Balcony
  • 2D Ocean View Balcony
  • 5D Ocean View Balcony
  • 6D Ocean View Balcony
  • 1K Ultra Spacious Ocean View
  • 1M Spacious Ocean View
  • 1Q Spacious Promenade View interior
  • 2T Promenade View Interior
  • 3V Interior
  • 4V Interior
Deck Three
Deck Plan

Category Key

  • GT Grand Suite - 2 Bedrooms
  • 1B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 2B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 3B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 4B Spacious Ocean View Balcony
  • 1D Ocean View Balcony
  • 2D Ocean View Balcony
  • 5D Ocean View Balcony
  • 6D Ocean View Balcony
  • 1K Ultra Spacious Ocean View
  • 1M Spacious Ocean View
  • 1Q Spacious Promenade View interior
  • 2T Promenade View Interior
  • 3V Interior
  • 4V Interior

Legend Key

Cabins

Independence Of The Seas Cabins

Suite
Balcony
Oceanview
Interior

Interior Cabins

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Interior (4V)

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Interior (2V)

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Interior (6V)

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Promenade View Interior (2T)

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Interior (3V)

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Spacious Interior (1R)

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Spacious Promenade View interior (1Q)

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Interior (1V)

Oceanview Cabins

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Ocean View (2N)

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Ultra Spacious Ocean View (1K)

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Panoramic Ocean View (1L)

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Spacious Ocean View (1M)

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Ocean View (3N)

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Spacious Ocean View (4M)

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Ocean View (8N)

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Ocean View (1N)

Balcony Cabins

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Ocean View Balcony (1D)

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Ocean View Balcony (6D)

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Ocean View Balcony (2D)

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Spacious Ocean View Balcony (1B)

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Ocean View Balcony (5D)

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Spacious Ocean View Balcony (4B)

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Spacious Ocean View Balcony (2B)

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Spacious Ocean View Balcony (3B)

Suite Cabins

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Grand Suite - 1 Bedroom (GS)

Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size bed); Sitting area (some with sofa bed); Private bathroom; Private balcony; Balcony: 126 sq.ft.

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Junior Suite (J3)

Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size bed); Sitting area (some with sofa bed); Private bathroom; Private balcony; Balcony: 101 sq.ft.

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Ocean View Panoramic Suite (VP)

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Grand Suite - 2 Bedrooms (GT)

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Junior Suite (J4)

Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size bed); Sitting area (some with sofa bed); Private bathroom; Private balcony; Balcony: 101 sq.ft.

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Royal Suite - 1 Bedroom (RS)

Separate bedroom with king-size bed; Living room with queen-size sofa bed; Private bathroom; Private balcony; Balcony: 377 sq.ft.

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Owner's Suite - 1 Bedroom (OS)

Queen-size bed; Private bathroom; Separate living area with a queen-size sofa bed; Private balcony; Balcony: 209 sq.ft.

Itineraries

Independence Of The Seas Itinerary

Destination Nov
2019
Dec
2019
Jan
2020
Feb
2020
Mar
2020
Apr
2020
May
2020
Jun
2020
Jul
2020
Bahamas - - - - - - - - - - - - $196 $403 $481
Caribbean $229 $272 $280 $360 $361 $291 $390 - - $619