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Independence of the Seas

Registry: Bahamas
Built At: Aker Yards,
Turku Finland
Maiden Voyage: May 2, 2008
Godmother: Elizabeth Hill
154,407 GRT
1,112 Feet
Long
185 Feet
Wide
28 Feet Draft
21.6
knots cruising
speed
3,858 Guests
(double occupancy)
4,560
Guests
(total)

1,440 international Crew

14 guest decks

15 Total
Decks

14 Guest
Elevators

4 Bow
Thrusters

  • Sky Pad
  • The Perfect Storm
  • Laser Tag: Battle for Planet Z
  • Escape Room: The Observatorium
  • FlowRider surf simulator
  • Rock-climbing Wall
  • STUDIO B Ice-Skating Rink

Complimentary

3 Level Main Dining Room
Windjammer
Sorrento’s
Café Promenade

Specialty

Fish & Ships
Izumi Hibachi & Sushi
Playmaker’s Sports Bar & Arcade

Chops Grille
Giovanni’s Table
Johnny Rockets
Sugar Beach

Vintages
Boleros
Schooner Bar

Ale & Anchor Pub
The Plaza Bar
Champagne Bar

Star Lounge
Suite Lounge

1,929
STATEROOMS

KIDS & TEENS

  • Royal Babies & Tots Nursery
  • THE LIVING ROOM
  • Fuel Teen Club
  • Adventure Ocean

Other Amenities

  • Vitality Spa & Fitness Center
  • 4 Pools
  • 7 Jacuzzis
  • Sports Court
  • Jogging Path
  • Splashaway Bay
  • Boutiques
  • Photo Gallery
  • Royal Theatre
  • Casino Royale
  • Library
  • Medical Center
  • Outdoor Movie Screen
  • Conference Center
Updated May 2018
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