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Independence of the Seas Ship Stats
Item Detail
Year Built 2008
Years Old 13
Tons 154,407
Speed 22.0 knots
Length 1,112 feet
Beam 184 feet
Total Cabins 1,918
Crew 1,360
Expected Passengers 3,836 to 4,603
Expected Space Ratio 34
Total decks 15
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.

The ship last major refurbishment was in May 2018 .

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 abbreviation Royal Caribbean uses for this ship is ID.

During Drydock April 3 to May 5 2018 a trampoline park, water slides, splashaway 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 Policy     smoking
  • 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.
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Activities
  • 3 Outdoor Pools swimming
  • 7 Whirlpools (hot tubs)
  • Rock Climbing Wall rockclimbing
  • Flowrider
  • Ice Rink
  • No Bowling
  • No Zipline
  • No Waterslide
  • Water Park
  • No Ropes Course
  • Mini Golf golf
  • Golf Simulator
  • Sports Court
  • Jogging Track
Features
  • WIFI Ship Wide casino
  • Casino casino
  • Cigar Lounge
  • Chapel
  • Video Arcade
  • Cinema movies
  • Show Lounge
  • Hair Salon
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center
  • Library library
  • No Bridge Viewing Area
  • Outdoor Movie Screen
  • Teen Lounge
  • Passenger Promenade Deck
  • Sea Viewing Lounge on upper deck
  • Adult Only Outside Lounge Area
  • Helipad

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Independence of the Seas Cruise Deck Plan Key
# Deck Symbols
Connecting staterooms symbol Connecting staterooms
Four pullman beds symbol Four pullman beds
Handicapped facilities symbol Handicapped facilities
Sleeps up to 3 symbol Sleeps up to 3
Sleeps up to 4 symbol Sleeps up to 4
Sofa and pullman bed symbol Sofa and pullman bed
Two pullman beds symbol Two pullman beds
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