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|Expected Passengers||3,836 to 4,603|
|Expected Space Ratio||34|
|Decks with cabins||9|
The Independence of the Seas started sailing in 2008 . Former names: none. The Independence of the Seas is registered in Nassau, Bahamas. The Independence of the Seas has 1918 cabins. 44 percent of the staterooms on board have balconies.
You can expect between 3836 to 4603 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Independence of the Seas has a space ratio of 33.5 . (A space ratio less than 33 means that you may find the ship crowded in areas. A space ratio greater than 39 means that there should be plenty of space for each passenger.) When this ship isn't sailing at capacity the space ratio can be as good as 40.3.
The Independence of the Seas has 1360 crew members on board. There are 3 passengers for every crew member on board. There are no self serve laundromats on this cruise ship.
There are 15 decks on this ship. The highest deck number is 15. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 9.
The following ships share the same class as this ship. This means the basic design and layout of the ship is the same. For the most part the cabins will be identical among these ships, but may be decorated differently.
2006 - Freedom of the Seas
2007 - Liberty of the Seas
2008 - Independence of the Seas
There are 31 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.
The ship last drydock was in May 2018.
Most modern cruise ships need to be dry docked for inspection, maintenance and class surveys every five years and once they reach 15 years of age they need to be dry docked at least twice within a five-year period. Dry docks typically last up to 14 days at a cost of up to $2 million per day and involve regular maintenance including hull cleaning, exterior painting of the structure, inspection of pipes, restoration of exterior deck flooring, and installation of enhanced HVAC filter systems
The abbreviation Royal Caribbean uses for this ship is ID.
During Drydock April 3 to May 5 2018 a trampoline park, water slides, Splash Away Bay, Izumi, escape rooms and laser tag added. Panoramic cabins added to deck 12 forward.
External Website - www.royalcaribbean.com www.royalcaribbean.com.au
- Smoking cigarettes, cigars, electronic cigarettes, and pipes is permitted only in designated outdoor areas that have signage (mainly on the starboard side)
- Smoking is not permitted inside staterooms or balconies, Central Park or Boardwalk neighborhoods, dining venues, theaters, bars, lounges, hallways, pools, elevators, or jogging tracks
- The casino allows smoking and has a designated area for non-smoking on most cruises.
- 3 Outdoor Pools
- 7 Whirlpools (hot tubs)
- Rock Climbing Wall
- Ice Rink
- No Bowling
- No Zipline
- No Waterslide
- Water Park
- No Ropes Course
- Mini Golf
- Golf Simulator
- Sports Court
- Jogging Track
- WIFI Ship Wide
- Cigar Lounge
- Video Arcade
- Show Lounge
- Hair Salon
- Fitness Center
- No Bridge Viewing Area
- Outdoor Movie Screen
- Teen Lounge
- Passenger Promenade Deck
- Sea Viewing Lounge on upper deck
- Adult Only Outside Lounge Area
|Four pullman beds|
|Sleeps up to 3|
|Sleeps up to 4|
|Sofa and pullman bed|
|Two pullman beds|