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Independence of the Seas

Formerly one of the biggest ships in the world, Independence of the Seas has a wonderful variety of activities, entertainments, facilities and experiences across its 15 passenger decks. You’ll find an excellent range of services that create a magical atmosphere for kids of all ages, from the DreamWorks Experience that allows little ones to spend time on board with their favourite movie characters, to the teen-only haven that is the Fuel teen disco. And while they get stuck in with the various kid's clubs on board, you have an exceptional variety of dining venues and high-octane leisure facilities at your disposal.

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At a glance
Tonnage

160000

Length

1112

Capacity

3634

Total Crew

1360

Maiden Voyage

2008-05-02

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Life Onboard Overview

Dining

Meal-times, snack times or just an ice-cream treat - on Independence of the Seas assortment is the key.

Shopping

Royal Caribbean has your shopping desires sorted! Its ships have a fantastic variety from designer stores to quirky art auctions, duty-free essentials to fashion.

Bars & Lounges

You will find a fantastically varied collection of bars and lounges aboard this Royal Caribbean ship.

Leisure & Activities

Fill your days with excitement or tranquillity; you’ll find adrenaline-filled action on surf-simulators, video arcades and ice skating whilst calmer times await at the spa and card room. Take your pick – this is your holiday.

Family

Meal-times, snack times or just an ice-cream treat - on Independence of the Seas assortment is the key.

Entertainment

Full productions in the Alhambra Theatre bring Broadway to the ocean whilst Studio B brings the ice shows; and the nights come alive with music, dancing and live acts.

Formerly one of the biggest ships in the world, Independence of the Seas has a wonderful variety of activities, entertainments, facilities and experiences across its 15 passenger decks. You’ll find an excellent range of services that create a magical atmosphere for kids of all ages, from the DreamWorks Experience that allows little ones to spend time on board with their favourite movie characters, to the teen-only haven that is the Fuel teen disco. And while they get stuck in with the various kid's clubs on board, you have an exceptional variety of dining venues and high-octane leisure facilities at your disposal.

At a glance
Tonnage

160000

Length

1112

Capacity

3634

Total Crew

1360

Maiden Voyage

2008-05-02

Life Onboard

From the fine Egyptian cotton linens and overstuffed down pillows to the complimentary in-suite bar filled with your favorite beverages, your suite was designed for exquisite comfort.

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Solarium

A haven of serene space with cantilevered whirlpools and glass decks.

Cupcake Cupboard

It's almost impossible to walk by this charming bakery without stopping in for a sweet treat! With gourmet offerings and daily specials, there’s something to tempt everyone’s taste buds.

FlowRider

Learn to surf from scratch or practice your moves on this powerful surf simulator which processes 60,000 gallons of water a minute. You can ride or boogie board the waves but beware - your exploits are broadcast on TVs in the adjacent Wipe Out! Bar!

Pyramid Lounge

Featuring live music, dancing and entertainment.

Promenade Shops

You will find pretty much anything you need here and it's all duty-free; perfume, jewellery and clothing; little ones can even build a cuddly toy from scratch at the pets at sea.

DreamWorks Experience

This Royal Caribbean® exclusive allows you to meet and have your photo taken with your favourite DreamWorks Animation characters such as Madagascar’s Alex and the Penguins, Shrek and Fiona. For a fee, you can start your day with a character breakfast where your favourite character will make a tableside visit to your family. There will be onboard shows, parades and even ice-shows featuring the characters as well as movie nights showing DreamWorks films. 

The Raven

This two-storey Gothic nightclub with a bar on both of its floors is the place to be when the sun goes down.

Dog and Badger Pub

A true home away from home for us Brits, here you’ll find a good old-fashioned pub atmosphere and a host of traditional ales.

H20 Zone

During the day, soak each other with water canons, jets and sprinklers surrounded by colourful sculptures and then enjoy a beautifully lit sculptured garden in the evening.

Macbeth Dining Room

With oodles of choice, personal attention and an elegant setting this main dining room provides you and your family with several exciting courses.

Concierge Club

Exclusively for use of Grand Suite-level rooms and higher plus Diamond Plus and Pinnacle Club Crown & Anchor Society members. Enjoy complimentary continental breakfast and evening drinks.

Casino Royale

A vast casino containing 291 slots and 16 tables - try your luck!

Fuel Teen Disco

Perfect for cool young things this disco is a great place to meet new friends and have fun.

Romeo & Juliet Dining Room

With oodles of choice, personal attention and an elegant setting this main dining room provides you and your family with several exciting courses.

King Lear Dining Room

With oodles of choice, personal attention and an elegant setting this main dining room provides you and your family with several exciting courses.

Alhambra Theatre

Come here to see award-winning Broadway-style theatre productions and aerial acts.

Sea Trek Dive Shop

This ocean supply store offers water gear as well as souvenirs.

Café Promenade

Choose Illy or Starbucks coffee, speciality drinks, snacks, pastries and sandwiches - day or night.

Squeeze

This juice bar will quench your thirst with the perfect cool and refreshing fruit drink.

Ice Cream Parlor

Ice cream is indulgent any day of the week but the sundaes and shakes here come with a range of deliciously gooey toppings including hot fudge and whipped cream.

Sorrento's

Italian by name but Sorrento's is very much a New York style pizzeria serving freshly baked Italian recipes loaded with popular American toppings.

Diamond Club

This lounge is for the exclusive use of Diamond, Diamond Plus and Pinnacle Club Crown & Anchor Society members. You will be able to take complimentary continental breakfast and evening drinks here.

Windjammer

All the choice you can imagine set out in mouth-watering buffet bars. This international offering is set with an ocean backdrop for maximum effect.

Chops Grille

Based on the lines of a steakhouse but elevated to reflect more modern cuisine, Chops Grill is Royal Caribbean's hallmark restaurant.

Your home on board

A view from every stateroom. Even the inside rooms can access a live Bridge-to-TV picture, so whatever your budget there is an ocean out there for your eyes. Superbly finished with twin or king-size beds as standard, private bathrooms with walk-in showers plus spacious balconies and plush sitting areas the choice is all yours. For extra comfort, a suite will give you extra space plus concierge and valet services and expedient priority check in and out.

Included as standard

  • Hairdryer
  • Closed Circuit TV
  • Telephone
  • Radio

Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony

This balcony stateroom has a choice of twin or a Royal king-size bed plus private bathroom and balcony.

  • 18.5sqm total 6sqm balcony
  • Twin beds or one Royal king size bed
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Private balcony
  • Sitting area

Large Ocean View Stateroom

This stateroom has a choice of twin or a Royal king-size bed plus private bathroom and sitting area.

  • 16sqm
  • Twin beds or one Royal king size bed
  • Bathroom with shower or tub
  • Sitting area

Family Ocean View Stateroom

This stateroom has a choice of twin or a Royal king-size bed plus private bathroom and sitting area.

  • 27sqm
  • Twin beds or one Royal king size bed
  • Bathroom with shower or tub
  • Sitting area

Ocean View Stateroom

This stateroom has a choice of twin or a Royal king-size bed plus private bathroom and sitting area.

  • 14.5sqm
  • Twin beds or one Royal king size bed
  • Bathroom with shower or tub
  • Sitting area

Family Interior Stateroom

This stateroom has a choice of twin or a Royal king-size bed plus private bathroom and sitting area with sofa bed and two Pullman beds.

  • 30sqm
  • Twin beds or one Royal king size bed
  • Bathroom with shower or tub
  • Sitting area

Royal Family Suite with Balcony

This spacious two-bedroom accommodation provides ample space for a family or friends with separate sleeping and bathrooms alongside communal living space. Outside there is a balcony with table and chairs.

  • 54.5sqm room 25sqm balcony
  • Two bedrooms with twin or Royal King bed
  • Two Pullman beds
  • Vanity with chair in each bedroom
  • Living area with double sofa bed
  • Entertainment centre
  • Two bathrooms with shower (master with bath)
  • Private balcony with table and chairs

Grand Suite with Balcony

This spacious room includes a choice of bed configuration, a sitting area and a balcony.

  • 37sqm room 10sqm balcony
  • One Royal King or twin beds
  • Private bathroom with tub and one or two sinks
  • Large closets
  • Sitting area with sofa and table

Junior Suite with Balcony

These spacious and luxurious suites include twin or a king-size bed, bathroom with bathtub plus a sitting area and private balcony.

  • 27.5sqm total 8.5sqm balcony
  • Twin beds or one Royal king size bed
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Private balcony
  • Sitting area

Interior Stateroom

This stateroom has a choice of twin or a Royal king-size bed plus private bathroom and sitting area.

  • 14sqm
  • Twin beds or one Royal king size bed
  • Bathroom with shower or tub
  • Sitting area

Owner's Suite with Balcony

These spacious and luxurious suites include twin or a king-size bed, bathroom with bathtub and vanity area plus a sitting area private balcony.

  • 55sqm total 19sqm balcony
  • Twin beds or one Royal king size bed
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • shower & twin sinks
  • Living area with table and sofa
  • Large closets
  • Private balcony

Promenade Stateroom

This stateroom has a choice of twin or a Royal king-size bed plus private bathroom and sitting area plus bay view windows overlooking the Promenade.

  • 15sqm
  • Twin beds or one Royal king size bed
  • Bathroom with shower or tub
  • Sitting area

Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony

With a window for a view of the world, these suites enjoy twin or a king-size bed, bathroom with shower and vanity area plus a sitting area with sofa and private balcony.

  • 17sqm total 6sqm balcony
  • Twin beds or one Royal king size bed
  • Bathroom with shower & vanity area
  • Private balcony
  • Sitting area with sofa bed
  • Ocean views

Royal Suite with Balcony

These spacious and luxurious suites include twin or a king-size bed, bathroom with bathtub and vanity area plus a sitting area private balcony. Guests in these suites with also enjoy private concierge service, luggage valet and priority check in & out.

  • 126sqm total 29sqm balcony
  • Twin beds or one Royal king size bed
  • Bathroom with bathtub & vanity area
  • Private balcony
  • Sitting area
  • Full breakfast
  • lunch & dinner room service
  • Ocean views
  • Personal complimentary concierge service
  • Priority check-in/out
  • Complimentary luggage valet service

Promenade Family Stateroom

This stateroom has twin beds that convert to a Royal king-size bed plus private bathroom and sitting area plus bay view windows overlooking the Promenade.

  • 30sqm
  • Twin beds or one Royal king size bed
  • Bathroom with shower or tub
  • Sitting area

Presidential Family Suite with Balcony

These spacious and luxurious suites include two master bedrooms with baths, two additional bedrooms, each with two Pullman beds and two twin beds that convert to a Royal King. They also come with a spacious living area plus a dining area and large private balcony.

  • 112sqm total 75sqm balcony
  • Twin beds or one Royal king size bed
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Private balcony
  • Dining area
  • Ocean views
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Explore your Royal Caribbean International ship, deck by deck

What's on Deck 2

  • Family Ocean View Stateroom
  • Ocean View Stateroom
  • Family Interior Stateroom
  • Interior Stateroom
  • Alhambra Theatre
  • Conference Centre
  • Centre Ice Rink

What's on Deck 3

  • Ocean View Stateroom
  • Interior Stateroom
  • Alhambra Theatre
  • Studio B
  • Art Gallery
  • Romeo & Juliet Dining Room

What's on Deck 4

  • Alhambra Theatre
  • Schooner Bar
  • The Raven
  • Casino Royale
  • Photo Gallery
  • Boleros
  • Macbeth Dining Room

What's on Deck 5

  • Promenade Shops
  • Sorrento's
  • Dog & Badger Pub
  • Vintages
  • Café Promenade
  • Cupcake Cupboard
  • Next Cruise
  • Champagne Bar
  • Guest Services
  • Shore Excursions
  • King Lear Dining Room

What's on Deck 6

  • Presidential Family Suite with Balcony
  • Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony
  • Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony
  • Family Ocean View Stateroom
  • Large Ocean View Stateroom
  • Ocean View Stateroom
  • Promenade Stateroom
  • Interior Stateroom
  • Loyalty Ambassador Desk

What's on Deck 7

  • Junior Suite
  • Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony
  • Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony
  • Family Ocean View Stateroom
  • Large Ocean View Stateroom
  • Ocean View Stateroom
  • Promenade Stateroom
  • Promenade Family Stateroom
  • Interior Stateroom
  • Library

What's on Deck 8

  • oyal Family Suite
  • Superior Ocean View Stateroom
  • Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom
  • Family Ocean View Stateroom
  • Large Ocean View Stateroom
  • Promenade Stateroom
  • Promenade Family Stateroom
  • Interior Stateroom
  • Royal Caribbean Online

What's on Deck 9

  • Royal Family Suite
  • Junior Suite with Balcony
  • Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony
  • Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony
  • Family Ocean View Stateroom
  • Large Ocean View Stateroom
  • Ocean View Stateroom
  • Interior Stateroom

What's on Deck 10

  • Royal Suite with Family
  • Owner's Suite with Balcony
  • Grand Suite with Balcony
  • Junior Suite with Balcony
  • Superior Ocean View Stateroom
  • Deluxe Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony
  • Large Ocean View Stateroom
  • Interior Stateroom
  • Concierge Club

What's on Deck 11

  • Vitality at Sea Spa & Fitness Centre
  • Outdoor Movie Screen
  • H2O Zone
  • Solarium
  • Sports Pool
  • Squeeze
  • Sea Trek Dive Shop
  • Chops Grille
  • Giovanni's Table
  • Windjammer Café

What's on Deck 12

  • Vitality at Sea Spa & Fitness Centre
  • Running Track
  • Royal Babies and Tots Nursery
  • The living room
  • Adventure Ocean
  • Video Arcade
  • Johnny Rockets
  • Fuel Teen Disco

What's on Deck 13

  • Rock Climbing Wall
  • Sports Court
  • Independence Dunes
  • FlowRider

What's on Deck 14

  • Viking Crown Lounge
  • Seven Hearts
  • Diamond Club

What's on Deck 15

  • Skylight Chapel

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