Independence Of The Seas deck plans

Deck layouts, review of facilities, activities, amenities

Independence Of The Seas deck plan review at CruiseMapper provides newest cruise deck plans (floor layouts of the vessel) extracted from the officially issued by Royal Caribbean deckplan pdf (printable version).

Each of the Independence Of The Seas cruise ship deck plans are conveniently combined with a legend (showing cabin codes) and detailed review of all the deck's venues and passenger-accessible indoor and outdoor areas. A separate link provides an extensive information on Independence Of The Seas staterooms (cabins and suites), including photos, cabin plans and amenities by room type and category.

Independence of the Seas (built 2008, last refurbished in 2018 / "Royal Amplified") is the third and last of the Freedom-class Royal Caribbean cruise ships – together with Freedom and Liberty.

Independence of the Seas cruise ship deck plan has a total of 1817 staterooms for 3634 passengers (max capacity is 4375 guests), served by 1360 crew/staff. The ship has 14 passenger accessible decks, 20 lounges and bars, 3 swimming pools, 7 jacuzzies (2 are cantilevered), 16 elevators.

Note: CruiseMapper's Independence Of The Seas deck plans are valid for the period 2018-2019 (May 15 through April 29).

Independence Of The Seas deck plan changes 2018 refurbishment review

The ship's 2018 drydock refurbishment (April 4 - May 4, in Freeport Bahamas) will result in the following deckplan changes (complete list, reviewed deck by deck):

Independence Of The Seas (deckplan changes refurbishment 2018)

  • (Decks 3 and 4) Alhambra Theatre was completely renovated and renamed to "Royal Theater".
  • "The Raven" nightclub ((Deck 3 / lower level 1 of 2) was replaced with staterooms, while the upper level (Deck 4) was replaced with Izumi (Japanese restaurant at fee, with Teppanyaki table-side grills).
  • Photo Gallery was moved from Deck 4 to Deck 3. On Deck 4, replacing the Photo Gallery were added "Playmakers Sports Bar" and Arcade Room.
  • (Deck 3) "On Air Club" was replaced with staterooms.
  • (Deck 3) Art Gallery was reduced in size for adding new staterooms.
  • "Romeo and Juliet" resrtaurant (Deck 3 aft), "Macbeth" restaurant (Deck 4 aft) and "King Lear" restaurant (Deck 5 aft) were renamed to "Dining Room".
  • (Deck 5) The Pyramid Lounge was renamed to "Star Lounge" and reduced in size.
  • (Deck 5) "Connoisseur Club" was transformed to "Library - RC Online" (Internet computers room) and increased in size.
  • (Deck 5) "God and Badger Pub" was renamed to "Ale and Anchor Pub" and reduced in size.
  • (Deck 5) "Cupcake Cupboard" (food bar) was replaced with the "Sugar Beach" shop (candy store).
  • On Deck 6 were added 1 Inside Cabin (#6137 / forward), 4 Inside Cabins (aft, replacing "Business Center" and "Loyalty Desk) and 2 Villa Suites (replacing the aft 4-Bedroom Family Suite).
  • On Deck 7 were added 1 Inside Cabin (#7139 / forward) and 4 Inside Cabins (aft, replacing the Library / moved to Deck 5).
  • On Deck 8 were added 6 Inside Cabins (8127, 8129, 8131, 8133, 8315, and 8237 / forward) and 4 Inside Cabins (aft, replacing the RC Online / moved to Deck 5).
  • On Deck 9 was added 1 Inside Cabin (#9237 / forward).
  • On Deck 10 the Concierge Lounge was replaced by 4 Inside Cabins.
  • On Deck 11 (forward-starboard) were added all 6 Spa Staterooms, taking some space from the Vitality Center. Also here the H2O Zone (kids aqua park / outdoor playground) was replaced with the new Splashaway Bay (water park). "Squeeze Bar" was replaced with "Fish and Ships", and the "Seatrek Dive Shop" was renamed "PADI". The "Splashaway Bay" is an interactive water park with waterslides (Cyclone, Typhoon, Boomerango), water cannons and geysers, pools, a drench bucket.
  • On Deck 12 (forward) were added all 44 Spa Staterooms (incl category "Panoramic Ocean View"), taking space from the Vitality Center.
  • On Deck 13, the "Independence Dunes" (mini-golf course / aft-portside) was replaced with waterslides ("The Perfect Storm") and "Sky Pad" (bungee trampoline with optional virtual reality headset).
  • On Deck 14 (forward-portside) the multi-purpose rooms "Cloud Nine" and "Seven Hearts" were replaced by exclusive "Suite Lounge".
  • On Deck 15, the "Skylight Chapel" (wedding room) was replaced with "Escape Room". The Escape Room provides adventure game experiences (team building exercises) for a group of players who solve a series of puzzles by using clues, hints and group strategy. The team is given a set time limit to solve the puzzle (secret plot hidden within the room).

Independence Of The Seas waterslides

The list of deck plan changes after the ship's 2013 drydock refurbishment included:

  • “Giovanni’s Table” (Italian cuisine restaurant) was added on Lido deck 11. Here was also added RCI's signature "Royal Babies & Tots Nursery" (babysitting facility). Also on Lido deck was installed RCI's signature Jumbotron movie screen (poolside outdoor theater).
  • “Cupcake Cupboard” (bakery shop) was added on Promenade deck 5.

Deck layouts

  • Deck 02

    Independence Of The Seas Deck 02
  • Deck 03

    Independence Of The Seas Deck 03
  • Deck 04

    Independence Of The Seas Deck 04
  • Deck 05 - Promenade-Lobby

    Independence Of The Seas Deck 05 - Promenade-Lobby
  • Deck 06

    Independence Of The Seas Deck 06
  • Deck 07

    Independence Of The Seas Deck 07
  • Deck 08

    Independence Of The Seas Deck 08
  • Deck 09

    Independence Of The Seas Deck 09
  • Deck 10 - Bridge

    Independence Of The Seas Deck 10 - Bridge
  • Deck 11 - Lido-Pool

    Independence Of The Seas Deck 11 - Lido-Pool
  • Deck 12 - Spa-Kids-Teens

    Independence Of The Seas Deck 12 - Spa-Kids-Teens
  • Deck 13 - Sports-Waterslides

    Independence Of The Seas Deck 13 - Sports-Waterslides
  • Deck 14

    Independence Of The Seas Deck 14
  • Deck 15 - Escape Room

    Independence Of The Seas Deck 15 - Escape Room

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