Princess Cruises ships ranked by size from biggest to smallest — the complete list

Gene Sloan

Are you looking for the most venue-packed, resort-like Princess Cruises ships at sea? If so, you'll want to get on one of the biggest Princess cruise ships.

The biggest Princess cruise ships are, by their very nature, the Princess ships with the most onboard restaurants, bars and showrooms, as well as the most sprawling decktop pool and lounge areas. The biggest Princess ships have the biggest casinos and spas among ships in the Princess fleet and the most cabins and suites — and the most variation in cabin and suite types.

With room for 4,000 passengers or more, the biggest Princess ships are truly large resorts of the sort you find at the biggest vacation destination on land. If you're in the "bigger is better" camp when it comes to a resort experience, these are the Princess ships for you.

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Still, Princess doesn't just operate large vessels. The Los Angeles-based cruise giant — the fifth largest cruise line in the world — also has several relatively small cruise ships in its fleet that carry just 2,000 or 3,000 people and have a more intimate feel. In some cases, these vessels are nearly 40% smaller than the size of Princess Cruises' biggest ships. These smaller ships, notably, have less deck-top pool space and fewer interior venues than the biggest Princess cruise ships. However, with fewer people on board, that's not necessarily a bad thing.

The smallest Princess cruise ships are best for vacationers who like a more intimate, less crowded resort experience.

Related: The 3 types of Princess Cruises ships, explained

To make sure you end up on the right Princess ship for you, it pays to study which Princess ships are the biggest and which are the smallest before booking.

Here, every Princess ship currently in operation is ranked from biggest to smallest.

1. Discovery Princess

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Maiden voyage: 2022. Size: 145,000 gross tons. Passenger capacity : 3,660.

2 (tied). Enchanted Princess

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Maiden voyage: 2020. Size: 144,650 gross tons. Passenger capacity : 3,660.

2 (tied). Sky Princess

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Maiden voyage: 2019. Size: 144,650 gross tons. Passenger capacity : 3,660.

4. Majestic Princess

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Maiden voyage: 2017. Size: 143,700 gross tons. Passenger capacity : 3,560.

5 (tied). Regal Princess

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Maiden voyage: 2014. Size: 142,229 gross tons. Passenger capacity : 3,560.

5 (tied). Royal Princess

Maiden voyage: 2013. Size: 142,229 gross tons. Passenger capacity : 3,560.

7 (tied). Ruby Princess

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Maiden voyage: 2008. Size: 113,561 gross tons. Passenger capacity : 3,080.

7 (tied). Emerald Princess

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Maiden voyage: 2007. Size: 113,561 gross tons. Passenger capacity : 3,080.

7 (tied). Crown Princess

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Maiden voyage: 2006. Size: 113,561 gross tons. Passenger capacity : 3,080.

10 (tied). Sapphire Princess

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Maiden voyage: 2004. Size: 115,875 gross tons. Passenger capacity : 2,670.

10 (tied). Diamond Princess

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12. Caribbean Princess

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Maiden voyage: 2004. Size: 112,894 gross tons. Passenger capacity : 3,149.

13. Grand Princess

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Maiden voyage: 1998. Size: 107,517 gross tons. Passenger capacity : 2,600.

14. Island Princess

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Maiden voyage: 2003. Size: 92,822 gross tons. Passenger capacity : 2,200.

15. Coral Princess

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Maiden voyage: 2002. Size: 91,627 gross tons. Passenger capacity : 2,000.

What is the biggest Princess cruise ship?

The biggest Princess cruise ship is the 3,660-passenger Discovery Princess, which is also the line's newest vessel. It debuted in March 2022.

Discovery Princess is the sixth and final vessel in the Royal class of Princess ships that began rolling out in 2013. They all are roughly the same size, but Discovery Princess is just a tad bigger than its sister ships at 145,000 gross tons. The other five ships in the Royal-class series measure from 142,229 to 144,650 gross tons. Note that gross tons is a size measurement referring to interior space, not weight.

The ships in Princess' Royal class are significantly bigger than the ships in the line's other two classes of vessels (the Grand class and Coral class) and have more restaurants, bars, showrooms and deck-top pool space than the nine vessels in those classes.

The other Royal-class vessels that are similar in size to Discovery Princess are Enchanted Princess, Sky Princess, Majestic Princess, Regal Princess and Royal Princess.

For more details on Discovery Princess, including what venues are on board and what it's like to sail on the vessel, see TPG's first impressions of Discovery Princess after an early sailing.

What is the smallest Princess cruise ship?

The smallest Princess cruise ship is the 2,000-passenger Coral Princess. Measuring just 91,267 gross tons, it's about 36% smaller than Discovery Princess, making it a significantly smaller vessel.

Coral Princess dates to 2002, a time when cruise ships were built far smaller than they are today and with far fewer venues. At 21 years old, it's also one of the two oldest vessels in the Princess fleet and will probably be phased out sometime in the next decade.

Related: The ultimate guide to Princess Cruises

While significantly smaller than the newest Princess ships, Coral Princess still has many of the signature spaces and venues found on new Princess vessels, including an Italian eatery called Sabatini's and a steakhouse.

Entertainment venues on Coral Princess include a relatively large main theater for production shows, a secondary lounge that offers comedy shows and other entertainment, and a casino. Like other Princess ships, the top deck of the vessel is mostly devoted to pool areas with hot tubs and lounge chairs. There's also a spa.

While smaller and older than the typical Princess ship, Coral Princess has a loyal following among Princess fans who prefer smaller and more intimate ships.

Are bigger Princess cruise ships coming?

Yes! Princess currently has two new, bigger cruise ships on order. The first to arrive will be Sun Princess in February 2024. This will be the first of an all-new Sphere class of vessels for the line that will be made up of ships that will be notably bigger than anything Princess has had in its fleet before.

Measuring 175,500 gross tons, Sun Princess will be about 21% bigger than the biggest Princess cruise ship currently at sea — a significant increase. It'll be nearly double the size of the smallest Princess ships currently at sea.

The second new ship that Princess has on order, to be called Star Princess, will be a sister vessel to Sun Princess of a similar size. It's due to begin sailing in 2025.

The Sphere-class vessels are currently under construction at the Fincantieri shipyard near Monfalcone, Italy.

Note that this isn't the first time Princess has named a ship Sun Princess or Star Princess. Both are recycled names from past Princess ships. Princess operated smaller vessels under the Sun Princess and Star Princess names up until 2020.

TPG recently got a sneak peek at the most notable new features under development for the new Sun Princess during a visit to the partly completed vessel at the Fincantieri shipyard.

Related: Everything to know about Princess cabins and suites

In addition to being significantly bigger than past Princess ships, the new Sun Princess will also be the first Princess ship with suites that come with exclusive access to a private restaurant, lounge and sun deck — a sign Princess is hoping to draw more upmarket travelers.

In all, the vessel is designed to hold 4,300 passengers at double occupancy.

What's the difference between bigger and smaller Princess ships?

The biggest Princess cruise ships have room for more onboard venues and attractions than smaller Princess ships. That makes them more alluring for vacationers who prefer a big resort experience with lots of options as compared to a stay at a smaller resort.

On the biggest Princess vessels, the Royal-class vessels, for instance, you'll find the largest piazza-like central atriums in the Princess fleet surrounded by lots of bars and restaurants; multiple entertainment venues for live shows, comedy acts and more; and expansive pool decks with more space for sunning than you'll find on smaller Princess vessels.

You'll also find some only-on-the-Royal-class-ships extras, including, on some of the ships, a glass-floored "SeaWalk" that extends over the side of the vessel.

Related: The 5 best destinations you can visit on a Princess ship

Princess' smaller cruise ships also generally are its older cruise ships and lack some of the above features, which are more typical of newer ships. These smaller Princess ships have a more intimate feel, at least in the pantheon of relatively big, mass-market ships, and they hold fewer people.

While Royal-class ships can hold more than 4,500 passengers with every berth full, the line's smaller vessels (particularly the relatively small Island Princess and Coral Princess) often sail with just 2,000 or so passengers on board.

That makes the smaller Princess ships a good choice for someone who wants to try Princess but isn't eager to travel with huge crowds. The smallest ships in the Princess fleet thus appeal to a subset of Princess fans who prefer more intimacy in a cruise vessel and don't mind giving up some onboard amenities to get it. They are also often less expensive to sail on, on a per-day basis.

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In addition, because of their size, the smallest ships at Princess Cruises are able to operate itineraries to places that aren't as easy for big ships to visit. Not all ports in the world can handle a ship the size of Discovery Princess.

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Princess Cruise Ships by Size [2022] with Comparison Chart

Princess Cruise Ships by Size [2022] with Comparison Chart

Below is a full list of Princess Cruise Ships by Size . From their smallest vessel in the fleet, the Pacific Princess, to the largest cruise ship currently active, the Sky Princess.

Princess has significantly less variability in size when compared to other major cruise lines. Carnival and Royal Caribbean offer ships up and down the spectrum. The majority of Princess ships are in a tighter grouping. The lone outlier is Princess' smallest ship. When compared to the Sky Princess, it's almost 1/5th of the size !

Let's compare the Pacific Princess to the cruise line's largest ship, the Sky Princess. The former tips the scales at a measly 30k gross tons . Whereas the latter weighs in at a whopping 145k GT . The Pacific offers just 338 cabins while the Sky boasts almost 1,800 staterooms!

Here at Gangwaze, we don't discriminate when it comes to our Princess cruise ship size. Big and small, we'll cruise them all. Our choice in size depends on the occasion. For big family reunions, we need the biggest vessel (with the most hiding places). For romantic getaways we often prefer the more intimate ships.

First we'll need to provide a little detail regarding our sizing comparison chart included below. We're comparing Princess cruise ships by size using the metric, " Gross Tonnage ." This always causes some funny looks from our community. Gross tonnage is not exactly equal to "weight." The definition is a bit hairy. And by "hairy, we mean "boring." Here it is anyway.

Psst... you still there? You might be wondering why we use this measurement to determine Princess ship sizes. As noted above, it's used for safety rules and whatnot. As such, gross tonnage is the standard across this cruise line and all others. Every passenger cruise ship will have this measurement . This makes it easy to compare ship size across ship, class, cruise lines and more.

In addition to tonnage, you'll find a number of other stats in our ship list. These include ship length, beam, draft, passenger count, cabins, and a few others for your viewing pleasure.

Ok, we're done with today's virtual session on maritime lingo. Here's the good stuff.

Princess Cruise Ships by Size (Largest to Smallest)

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When choosing your perfect cruise, "size" should absolutely be considered . You'll want to ask yourself the following. Do you mind walking long distances? Do you prefer variety in dining venues or consistency? Is "sea-sickness" a potential issue? Are you hoping to visit smaller ports only accessible via smaller ships? Your answers to these questions should guide your decision on sizing preference.

Often we're asked if price affects size. The cost of a Princess cruise isn't directly correlated with size. You won't find that the bigger the ship, the more the cost. Nor will you find the opposite. You won't necessarily pay less for the largest Princess ship vs the smallest. It will all depend on the specific itinerary. To get a sense of pricing, please use our widget below.

"Price" and "size" aren't the only other factors. Of course there are plenty of other variables to consider wen choosing your perfect vacation. Here are a few to consider: Availability; Itinerary Length; Ship Age; Departure Port; Destination . Those are the biggies, but not at all an exhaustive list.

However, we always include "ship size" towards the top of the list . There's no doubt it will impact your cruise in major ways. You'll have a much different experience on the Pacific Princess vs one of the new, behemoths. Again, we're not here to judge. We're here to provide you with all of the information you need to make your perfect decision.

Here's a menu of all Princess Ships by Size. Click on any for quick access to ship stats for that vessel.

  • 1) Sky Princess
  • 2) Enchanted Princess
  • 3) Discovery Princess
  • 4) Majestic Princess
  • 5) Royal Princess
  • 6) Regal Princess
  • 7) Diamond Princess
  • 8) Sapphire Princess
  • 9) Emerald Princess
  • 10) Ruby Princess
  • 11) Crown Princess
  • 12) Caribbean Princess
  • 13) Star Princess
  • 14) Golden Princess
  • 15) Grand Princess
  • 16) Island Princess
  • 17) Coral Princess
  • 18) Pacific Princess

PRINCESS CRUISE SHIPS BY SIZE

Without further ado, here's our full list of Princess ships ranked from biggest to smallest!

1) Sky Princess Size

The Sky Princess has a construction date of 2019 and a total size of 145,281 GT gross tons. The ship measures 1,083 feet (330 meters) in length and falls in line as number 1 among Princess Cruise Line’s 36 existing and former cruise ships. It’s included in Princess’ Royal Class. At full capacity, the Sky holds 5,006 passengers. That includes 3,660 cruise vacationers and 1,346 staff members. The Sky Princess total number of staterooms is 1,834.

  • Gross Tonnage : 145,281 GT
  • Ship Length : 1,083 feet (330 meters)
  • Beam : 126 feet (38 meters)
  • Draft : 28 feet (9 meters)
  • Max Speed : 26 mph (23 knots)
  • Year Built : 2019
  • Years Served : 2019-Present
  • Capacity : 3,660 passengers
  • Crew Members : 1,346
  • Total on Board : 5,006
  • Total Staterooms : 1,834
  • Flagged Country : Bermuda
  • Ship Cost : $760 Million
  • Status : active

2) Enchanted Princess Size

The Enchanted Princess has a construction date of 2020 and a total size of 145,000 GT gross tons. The ship measures 1,083 feet (330 meters) in length and falls in line as number 2 among Princess Cruise Line’s 36 existing and former cruise ships. It’s included in Princess’ Royal Class. At full capacity, the Enchanted holds 5,006 passengers. That includes 3,660 cruise vacationers and 1,346 staff members. The Enchanted Princess total number of staterooms is 1,834.

  • Gross Tonnage : 145,000 GT
  • Year Built : 2020
  • Years Served : 2020
  • Status : future ship

3) Discovery Princess Size

The Discovery Princess has a construction date of 2021 and a total size of 145,000 GT gross tons. The ship measures 1,083 feet (330 meters) in length and falls in line as number 3 among Princess Cruise Line’s 36 existing and former cruise ships. It’s included in Princess’ Royal Class. At full capacity, the Discovery holds 5,006 passengers. That includes 3,660 cruise vacationers and 1,346 staff members. The Discovery Princess total number of staterooms is 1,834.

  • Year Built : 2021
  • Years Served : 2021
  • Flagged Country : NA

4) Majestic Princess Size

The Majestic Princess has a construction date of 2017 and a total size of 143,700 GT gross tons. The ship measures 1,082 feet (330 meters) in length and falls in line as number 4 among Princess Cruise Line’s 36 existing and former cruise ships. It’s included in Princess’ Royal Class. At full capacity, the Majestic holds 3,906 passengers. That includes 2,560 cruise vacationers and 1,346 staff members. The Majestic Princess total number of staterooms is 1,780.

  • Gross Tonnage : 143,700 GT
  • Ship Length : 1,082 feet (330 meters)
  • Year Built : 2017
  • Years Served : 2017-Present
  • Capacity : 2,560 passengers
  • Total on Board : 3,906
  • Total Staterooms : 1,780
  • Flagged Country : United Kingdom

5) Royal Princess Size

The Royal Princess has a construction date of 2013 and a total size of 142,229 GT gross tons. The ship measures 1,083 feet (330 meters) in length and falls in line as number 5 among Princess Cruise Line’s 36 existing and former cruise ships. It’s included in Princess’ Royal Class. At full capacity, the Royal holds 4,946 passengers. That includes 3,600 cruise vacationers and 1,346 staff members. The Royal Princess total number of staterooms is 1,780.

  • Gross Tonnage : 142,229 GT
  • Max Speed : 25 mph (22 knots)
  • Year Built : 2013
  • Years Served : 2013-Present
  • Capacity : 3,600 passengers
  • Total on Board : 4,946
  • Ship Cost : $735 Million

6) Regal Princess Size

The Regal Princess has a construction date of 2014 and a total size of 142,229 GT gross tons. The ship measures 1,082 feet (330 meters) in length and falls in line as number 6 among Princess Cruise Line’s 36 existing and former cruise ships. It’s included in Princess’ Royal Class. At full capacity, the Regal holds 4,906 passengers. That includes 3,560 cruise vacationers and 1,346 staff members. The Regal Princess total number of staterooms is 1,780.

  • Beam : 125 feet (38 meters)
  • Year Built : 2014
  • Years Served : 2014-Present
  • Capacity : 3,560 passengers
  • Total on Board : 4,906

7) Diamond Princess Size

The Diamond Princess has a construction date of 2004 and a total size of 115,875 GT gross tons. The ship measures 952 feet (290 meters) in length and falls in line as number 7 among Princess Cruise Line’s 36 existing and former cruise ships. It’s included in Princess’ Grand Class. At full capacity, the Diamond holds 3,770 passengers. That includes 2,670 cruise vacationers and 1,100 staff members. The Diamond Princess total number of staterooms is 1,337.

  • Gross Tonnage : 115,875 GT
  • Ship Length : 952 feet (290 meters)
  • Beam : 123 feet (37 meters)
  • Year Built : 2004
  • Years Served : 2004-Present
  • Capacity : 2,670 passengers
  • Crew Members : 1,100
  • Total on Board : 3,770
  • Total Staterooms : 1,337
  • Ship Cost : $500 Million

8) Sapphire Princess Size

The Sapphire Princess has a construction date of 2004 and a total size of 115,875 GT gross tons. The ship measures 952 feet (290 meters) in length and falls in line as number 8 among Princess Cruise Line’s 36 existing and former cruise ships. It’s included in Princess’ Grand Class. At full capacity, the Sapphire holds 3,770 passengers. That includes 2,670 cruise vacationers and 1,100 staff members. The Sapphire Princess total number of staterooms is 1,337.

  • Beam : 122 feet (37 meters)
  • Ship Cost : $400 Million

9) Emerald Princess Size

The Emerald Princess has a construction date of 2007 and a total size of 113,561 GT gross tons. The ship measures 951 feet (290 meters) in length and falls in line as number 9 among Princess Cruise Line’s 36 existing and former cruise ships. It’s included in Princess’ Grand Class. At full capacity, the Emerald holds 4,314 passengers. That includes 3,114 cruise vacationers and 1,200 staff members. The Emerald Princess total number of staterooms is 1,539.

  • Gross Tonnage : 113,561 GT
  • Ship Length : 951 feet (290 meters)
  • Beam : 118 feet (36 meters)
  • Draft : 26 feet (8 meters)
  • Max Speed : 25 mph (21 knots)
  • Year Built : 2007
  • Years Served : 2007-Present
  • Capacity : 3,114 passengers
  • Crew Members : 1,200
  • Total on Board : 4,314
  • Total Staterooms : 1,539

10) Ruby Princess Size

The Ruby Princess has a construction date of 2008 and a total size of 113,561 GT gross tons. The ship measures 951 feet (290 meters) in length and falls in line as number 10 among Princess Cruise Line’s 36 existing and former cruise ships. It’s included in Princess’ Grand Class. At full capacity, the Ruby holds 4,180 passengers. That includes 3,080 cruise vacationers and 1,100 staff members. The Ruby Princess total number of staterooms is 1,542.

  • Draft : 27 feet (8 meters)
  • Year Built : 2008
  • Years Served : 2008-Present
  • Capacity : 3,080 passengers
  • Total on Board : 4,180
  • Total Staterooms : 1,542

11) Crown Princess Size

The Crown Princess has a construction date of 2006 and a total size of 113,561 GT gross tons. The ship measures 952 feet (290 meters) in length and falls in line as number 11 among Princess Cruise Line’s 36 existing and former cruise ships. It’s included in Princess’ Grand Class. At full capacity, the Crown holds 3,281 passengers. That includes 2,080 cruise vacationers and 1,201 staff members. The Crown Princess total number of staterooms is 1,541.

  • Year Built : 2006
  • Years Served : 2006-Present
  • Capacity : 2,080 passengers
  • Crew Members : 1,201
  • Total on Board : 3,281
  • Total Staterooms : 1,541

12) Caribbean Princess Size

The Caribbean Princess has a construction date of 2004 and a total size of 112,894 GT gross tons. The ship measures 952 feet (290 meters) in length and falls in line as number 12 among Princess Cruise Line’s 36 existing and former cruise ships. It’s included in Princess’ Grand Class. At full capacity, the Caribbean holds 4,342 passengers. That includes 3,142 cruise vacationers and 1,200 staff members. The Caribbean Princess total number of staterooms is 1,556.

  • Gross Tonnage : 112,894 GT
  • Capacity : 3,142 passengers
  • Total on Board : 4,342
  • Total Staterooms : 1,556

13) Star Princess Size

The Star Princess has a construction date of 2002 and a total size of 108,977 GT gross tons. The ship measures 951 feet (290 meters) in length and falls in line as number 13 among Princess Cruise Line’s 36 existing and former cruise ships. It’s included in Princess’ Grand Class. At full capacity, the Star holds 3,700 passengers. That includes 2,600 cruise vacationers and 1,100 staff members. The Star Princess total number of staterooms is 1,299.

  • Gross Tonnage : 108,977 GT
  • Year Built : 2002
  • Years Served : 2002-Present
  • Capacity : 2,600 passengers
  • Total on Board : 3,700
  • Total Staterooms : 1,299

14) Golden Princess Size

The Golden Princess has a construction date of 2001 and a total size of 108,865 GT gross tons. The ship measures 950 feet (290 meters) in length and falls in line as number 14 among Princess Cruise Line’s 36 existing and former cruise ships. It’s included in Princess’ Grand Class. At full capacity, the Golden holds 3,700 passengers. That includes 2,600 cruise vacationers and 1,100 staff members. The Golden Princess total number of staterooms is 1,299.

  • Gross Tonnage : 108,865 GT
  • Ship Length : 950 feet (290 meters)
  • Year Built : 2001
  • Years Served : 2001-Present
  • Ship Cost : $425 Million
  • Status : retired

15) Grand Princess Size

The Grand Princess has a construction date of 1998 and a total size of 107,517 GT gross tons. The ship measures 949 feet (289 meters) in length and falls in line as number 15 among Princess Cruise Line’s 36 existing and former cruise ships. It’s included in Princess’ Grand Class. At full capacity, the Grand holds 4,200 passengers. That includes 3,100 cruise vacationers and 1,100 staff members. The Grand Princess total number of staterooms is 1,301.

  • Gross Tonnage : 107,517 GT
  • Ship Length : 949 feet (289 meters)
  • Year Built : 1998
  • Years Served : 1998-2020
  • Capacity : 3,100 passengers
  • Total on Board : 4,200
  • Total Staterooms : 1,301
  • Ship Cost : $450 Million

16) Island Princess Size

The Island Princess has a construction date of 2003 and a total size of 91,627 GT gross tons. The ship measures 964 feet (294 meters) in length and falls in line as number 16 among Princess Cruise Line’s 36 existing and former cruise ships. It’s included in Princess’ Coral Class. At full capacity, the Island holds 3,114 passengers. That includes 2,214 cruise vacationers and 900 staff members. The Island Princess total number of staterooms is 987.

  • Gross Tonnage : 91,627 GT
  • Ship Length : 964 feet (294 meters)
  • Beam : 106 feet (32 meters)
  • Max Speed : 24 mph (21 knots)
  • Year Built : 2003
  • Years Served : 2003-Present
  • Capacity : 2,214 passengers
  • Crew Members : 900
  • Total on Board : 3,114
  • Total Staterooms : 987
  • Ship Cost : $330 Million

17) Coral Princess Size

The Coral Princess has a construction date of 2002 and a total size of 91,627 GT gross tons. The ship measures 964 feet (294 meters) in length and falls in line as number 17 among Princess Cruise Line’s 36 existing and former cruise ships. It’s included in Princess’ Coral Class. At full capacity, the Coral holds 2,870 passengers. That includes 1,970 cruise vacationers and 900 staff members. The Coral Princess total number of staterooms is 1,000.

  • Capacity : 1,970 passengers
  • Total on Board : 2,870
  • Total Staterooms : 1,000
  • Ship Cost : $360 Million

18) Pacific Princess Size

The Pacific Princess has a construction date of 1999 and a total size of 30,277 GT gross tons. The ship measures 592 feet (180 meters) in length and falls in line as number 18 among Princess Cruise Line’s 36 existing and former cruise ships. It’s included in Princess’ R Class Class. At full capacity, the Pacific holds 1,201 passengers. That includes 826 cruise vacationers and 375 staff members. The Pacific Princess total number of staterooms is 338.

  • Gross Tonnage : 30,277 GT
  • Ship Length : 592 feet (180 meters)
  • Beam : 84 feet (25 meters)
  • Draft : 20 feet (6 meters)
  • Max Speed : 21 mph (18 knots)
  • Year Built : 1999
  • Capacity : 826 passengers
  • Crew Members : 375
  • Total on Board : 1,201
  • Total Staterooms : 338
  • Ship Cost : $194 Million

We hope the information above helps. We're often asked about ship size and typically it's one of the three questions below. We've added this FAQ section for quick reference.

Princess Ship Size FAQs

What is Princess' largest ship? The largest, active Princess cruise ship is currently the Sky Princess. It has a gross tonnage of 145,281 GT and measures 1,083 feet in length. She holds a total of 4,946 passengers, 1,346 of these crew members and the rest vacationers. The Enchanted and Discovery Princess are both similar in size, but will measure slightly smaller at 145,000 GT.

What is Princess' smallest ship? The Pacific Princess is, by huge margin, the smallest active vessel in the fleet. At just 30k gross tons, it's almost 1/5th the size of the Sky Princess. The ship measures 592 feet in length and holds just 826 passengers compared to 3,660 at the top end of the spectrum.

How big is a Princess cruise ship? Princess cruise ships vary widely in size from the largest in the fleet (Sky Princess) to the smallest (Pacific Princess). However, the grouping of its other ships is significantly tighter than seen with other major lines. The average Princess ship weighs in at 116 gross tons.

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Princess Cruises Ships by Size, Age and Class (2022)

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Princess Cruises has an active fleet of fifteen cruise ships with a further two ships on order (due 2023 and 2025).

In this guide, we will cover all the different ships in the Princess Cruises fleet and how they compare to each other.

Introduction to Princess Cruises

Princess Cruises is an American cruise line which is part of the Carnival Corporation and sister to other brands such as Cunard Line , P&O Cruises and Holland America Line .

Its headquarters are based in Santa Clarita, California, however, some marketing activities are also carried out at Carnival House in Southampton, England.

The company itself was made famous by the television series, The Love Boat, however, it was founded in 1965 when Stanley McDonald chartered the original ship Princess Patricia to sail Mexican Riveria cruises when traditionally the ship would have been laid up for the winter.

Eventually, P&O Cruises acquired Princess in 1974, at that point the line had two ships – Island Princess and Pacific Princess .

Much later on, in 2003 when Carnival acquired P&O Princess Cruises (as it was then called) Carnival transferred operations of Princess Cruises over to America back from the UK.

Princess Cruises operate cruises worldwide – with many of their ships offering Alaskan itineraries and more recently several more of their ships now sailing from Southampton to Northern Europe, the Canary Islands and the Mediterranean.

Princess Cruises Ships Frequently Asked Questions

What is the newest princess cruise ship.

Discovery Princess is the latest Princess cruise ship, she took her maiden voyage in March 2022

What is the oldest Princess cruise ship?

Grand Princess is currently the oldest Princess cruise ship. She was delivered in 1998.

What is the biggest Princess cruise ship?

Discovery Princess is the biggest Princess cruise ship. She is 145,000 GRT and can carry 3,660 passengers. Her sister Enchanted Princess is identical in size.

What is the smallest Princess cruise ship?

Coral Princess is the smallest Princess cruise ship. She weighs 91,627 GRT and can carry 2,000 passengers.

Where are the Princess cruise ships registered?

All of the Princess cruise ships are registered in the Bahamas. (Bermuda)

Can you smoke on Princess cruise ships?

You can only smoke in the designated areas on Princess ships. This is usually some bars, an area on the outside deck and various other venues. Smoking is not allowed on your balcony, in cafes or in restaurants.

How many Princess cruise ships are there?

There are fifteen Princess cruise ships currently in the fleet, with a further two ships on order.

Who owns Princess cruise ships?

Carnival Corporation owns Princess Cruises. It was originally part of P&O Cruises (who Carnival also now own).

Where do Princess cruise ships dock in Australia?

Princess cruise ships commonly dock in Sydney, Australia. More specifically they dock at the White Bay Cruise Terminal of the Overseas Passenger Terminal (Circular Quay West). Princess also sails out of Melbourne.

Which Princess ships go to Alaska?

Discovery Princess , Sapphire Princess , Majestic Princess and Crown Princess regularly sail to Alaska.

Are Carnival and Princess the same company?

Yes. Carnival Corporation is the parent company of Princess Cruises. Carnival Cruises is a brand of Carnival Corporation!

Princess Cruises Ships by Size (from largest to smallest)

What does ‘tonnage (grt)’ mean.

GRT (Gross Registered Tonnage) is a term used to calculate the volume inside a ship. It is a measure of cubic capacity and is calculated by the total volume from inside the hull and decks of the ship. 1 GRT = 100 cubic feet of space. In essence, the bigger the GRT – the more ‘space’ the ship has for passengers, cargo, etc.

How are ‘Passengers (Max)’ calculated?

You’ll see multiple numbers for passengers on ships – this is because many ships include extra beds in cabins (such as the sofa/couch can convert to a pull-out bed) – but the majority of cabins usually have 2 people in them. the ‘Max’ number is if every cabin used their additional pull-out bed, etc. This number is unlikely to be reached very frequently.

Princess Cruises Ships by Age (from newest to oldest)

Are all of princess cruises ships new builds.

Yes. All of the Princess ships are built specifically for the line. However, two of the design classes (Grand-class and Royal-class) have been used across sister brand P&O Cruises .

These include:

  • Ventura and Azura for P&O Cruises (Grand-class)
  • Britannia for P&O Cruises (Royal-class)

Princess Cruises Ships by Class (from newest to oldest)

Final thoughts.

Princess Cruises is a family-friendly cruise line with a reputation for great service and beautiful looking ships. Out of all the Carnival brands, Princess generally is first with new technologies (such as the Sea Medallion – a small device you wear that allows you to enter your cabin, pay for services and locate your family anywhere on the ship).

Princess has proved very popular in their Alaskan itineraries and also cruises from Australia and New Zealand. Recently, they have been offering near year-round cruises from Southampton over multiple ships as the market for new cruisers hots up in Europe.

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Caribbean Princess vs Regal Princess

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The Princess Cruises Caribbean Princess was built in 2004. It was renovated in 2019. It's 10 years older than the Regal Princess , which was built in 2014. Regal Princess is one of 3 ships that feature Princess' Watercolor Fantasy Show, an outdoor dancing fountain show.

The Caribbean Princess is considered a medium size ship. Coming in at 952 feet long and 158 feet wide, it's roughly the length of 2.6 football fields, as wide as 3 tractor-trailers and the same height as a 19-story building. Compared to the Princess Cruises Regal Princess, the Caribbean Princess is 21% smaller in terms of overall tons.

Number of Passengers

Princess Cruises Caribbean Princess holds 12% fewer passengers than the Regal Princess based on double occupancy (two people per room). When you look at the "Space Ratio," or the total tonnage of a ship compared to the number of passengers, the Caribbean Princess has less space per person compared to the Regal Princess.

Food and Restaurants

Slice on the Princess Cruises Caribbean Princess

Food is a big part of any cruise, and the ship you choose can make a huge difference in your food experience.

The Caribbean Princess has 15 different dining options like Slice , International Cafe , and The Salty Dog Grill . Of those options, 9 are complementary, or included with your cruise fare. The other 4 options have an additional fee.

The Regal Princess has 6 more dining venues. Some of its popular venues are Chef's Table Lumiere , International Cafe , and Crown Grill . 10 of these restaurants are complementary and the other 7 have an additional fee.

If you like having a variety of places to eat, the Regal Princess might be a better choice. It has 40% more dining options than the Caribbean Princess.

Both ships have a similar number of paid versus included dining options.

Restaurants on Princess Cruises Caribbean Princess & Regal Princess

In terms of drinks and cocktails, you have a variety of choices. Both ships serve the Coca-cola family of products. That means Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite and Barqs Root Beer, although the selection can vary by ship.

There are also plenty of bars available on these ships. Alcohol is not included in the base price of this cruise ship. To see if you would save money with a drink package, try our Drink Package Calculator.

Pools and Hot Tubs

The main pool on the Caribbean Princess

Nothing beats relaxing by a pool with a nice drink in hand as you feel the fresh sea breeze pass by you. The problem is that with thousands of people on a ship, there's not always room. If you want to spend all day for 7 days in a pool, a cruise isn't for you. You would have a much better bet choosing a resort with a huge pool complex. That being said, a quick dip in the pool can be nice on a hot day.

The Princess Cruises Caribbean Princess has a total of 4 pools and 7 hot tubs. Tired of loud kids and splashing? 1 of the pools and 2 of the hot tubs are adults only.

The Princess Cruises Regal Princess has the same number of pools as the Caribbean Princess and the same number of hot tubs.

Ship Features

Both ships have lots of activities to keep you busy throughout your cruise. Below you'll see a list of some of the major features on these ships. On the Caribbean Princess, 80% of the activities below are included in the cruise fare. On the Regal Princess, only 73% of the activities are included, meaning you might spend more money while on board.

Cruise Costs

Princess Cruises is a premium cruise line. Premium cruise lines typically offer upscale food, accommodations, and service. These typically cost about $150 - $400 per person per day.

Cruise pricing is dynamic and varies for each specific sailing based on factors such as departure point, ports of call, and time of year. Typically newer ships cost more, so a cruise on Princess Cruises Caribbean Princess will likely be cheaper than on Princess Cruises Regal Princess.

Onboard Costs

Another way to gauge the cost of a cruise is to consider how much you'll spend on board. Even though a lot is included in the base cruise fare, you may still spend money on things like spa treatments, specialty dining, drinks, and excursions. In addition, guests can also have to pay for things like gratuities and tips.

Typically guests can expect to spend about 25 - 40% of the cost of the cruise on onboard expenses. In other words, if the cruise fare is $1,000 per person, you might spend between $250 and $400 on extra expenses.

The table below will help you understand what you might spend onboard a Princess Cruises ship.

Princess Cruises offers two packages to bundle onboard expenses. The Princess Plus package includes daily gratuities, the basic beverage package, 2 fitness classes, 2 casual dining meals, and internet for $60 per day per guest. The Princess Premier package upgrades to the premiere beverage package, wifi for up to 4 devices per guest, two specialty dining meals, unlimited casual dining meals, unlimited fitness classes, and a photo package for $80 per guest per day.

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Regal Princess cabins and suites

Regal princess staterooms review, floor plans, photos.

Regal Princess cabins and suites review at CruiseMapper provides detailed information on cruise accommodations , including floor plans, photos, room types and categories, cabin sizes, furniture details and included by Princess Cruises en-suite amenities and services.

The Regal Princess cruise ship cabins page is conveniently interlinked with its deck plans showing deck layouts combined with a legend and review of all onboard venues.

Balcony Suite

Layout (floor plan).

Standard Suite cabins offer the following amenities and complimentary services:

  • private (step-out) balcony furnished with 2 loungers, 4 chairs, 1 small table, 1 ottoman chair
  • en-suite bathroom (hottub, massage shower head, hairdryer, upgraded bath amenities)
  • veranda access from the lounge area via 2 floor-ceiling sliding glass doors
  • separate sitting / lounge area with double sofabed and 2 coffee tables
  • mirrored vanity / writing table with chair
  • complimentary glass of Champagne (embarkation day welcome amenity)
  • 24-hour room service (complimentary)
  • luxury mattress topper and pillows
  • 2x flat TVs
  • 1 queen or 2 twin beds
  • mini-fridge, direct-dial phone, complimentary mini-bar, free bottled water (supplied daily)
  • premium bedding (100% Egyptian cotton, high-thread count linens, duvets), bedside cabinets with lamps
  • spacious walk-in wardrobe (electronic safe in the closet)

Upgraded Suite cabin amenities and services include:

  • "Princess Luxury Bed" includes a custom-made premium mattress and bed springs, plus a plush pillow-top (2-inch / 1,6 cm).
  • priority services (embarkation, tendering, disembarkation, specialty restaurant reservations, shore excursion reservations)
  • in-cabin dining (evening canapes / available upon request)
  • premium quality terry shawl bathrobes
  • (complimentary amenities) Lotus Spa Thermal Suite access, laundry and professional cleaning, specialty restaurant dinner (embarkation day only, on 6+ days long cruises)

Standard Mini Suite cabins offer the following amenities and complimentary services:

  • private (step-out) balcony furnished with 2-4 chairs, 1 small table, 1 ottoman chair
  • veranda access from the lounge area via floor-ceiling sliding glass door
  • separate sitting / lounge area with double sofabed and coffee table
  • mini-fridge, direct-dial phone
  • spacious wardrobe (electronic safe in the closet)

Upgraded Mini Suite cabin amenities and services include:

  • priority services (embarkation, disembarkation)
  • complimentary wine set-up (on embarkation day welcome amenity) - 1/2 bottle of red wine and 1/2 bottle of white wine

"Club Class" (VIP Dining) includes:

  • dinner (every evening), breakfast and lunch (seadays only)
  • exclusive Main Dining Room area
  • expedited seating (minimal to no wait time)
  • expanded food menu options
  • dedicated wait staff
  • premium table linens
  • table-side food preparations

Deluxe Balcony Cabin

Deluxe Balcony Cabin amenities and complimentary services include:

  • private (step-out) balcony furnished with 2 chairs, 1 small table
  • en-suite bathroom (WC, shower, single-sink vanity, hairdryer, luxury bath amenities)
  • flat TV, mini-fridge, direct-dial phone
  • 1 queen or 2 twin beds ("Princess Luxury Bed"), premium bedding (100% Egyptian cotton, high-thread count linens, duvets), bedside cabinets with lamps

Balcony Cabin

Standard Balcony Cabin amenities and complimentary services include:

  • en-suite bathroom (WC, shower, single-sink vanity, hairdryer, bath amenities)
  • sitting area (armchair, coffee table, mirrored vanity / writing table with chair)
  • 24-hour room service (complimentary) - charges apply for ordering balcony dinner, pizza delivery and drinks
  • wardrobe (electronic safe in the closet)

Interior Cabin

Interior Cabin amenities and complimentary services include:

  • sitting area (mirrored vanity / writing table with chair)
  • 24-hour room service (complimentary) - charges apply for pizza delivery and drinks

Regal Princess cabins review

Regal Princess cabins with balconies are 1438 (80% of all staterooms). Wheelchair-accessible cabins (for disabled passengers) are 36 (of which 29 Balcony, 7 Inside). The number of all cabin categories is 38. Just like the sisterships and NCL Epic , the Regal Princess ship lacks Oceanview cabins (has no outside staterooms with Picture- or Porthole windows).

Follows the review of Regal Princess staterooms as amenities, furniture and included (complimentary) services:

All staterooms are quads (accommodating max 4 passengers). All balcony cabins are with sliding glass doors (floor-ceiling) opening to a private step-out veranda. Most cabin balconies are relatively small (sized 40 ft2 / 4 m2) and narrow, furnished with footstools, 2 patio chairs and a round table. Balcony railings are either of toughened glass or solid steel. Balcony staterooms have ample closet space, bathroom (WC-shower), double sofabed, desk-chair, chest of drawers.

Regal Princess Suites are in 2 types - Balcony Suite (S2-Owners, S3-S4-Penthouse, S5-Premium) and Mini-Suite (MA, MB, MC, ME, MF, M1-M6-Premium). Bonus amenities offered in all Suites include deluxe mattress/pillows, 2 TVs, upgraded bathroom amenities (massage showerheads, luxury bath products, luxury bathrobes, terry towels), luxury furniture on the balcony. Balcony Suites have additional perks: choice of 3 deluxe mattresses, iPod docking station, sun loungers on the balcony, bathroom with separate shower stall, complimentary services (Internet Cafe, laundry/dry cleaning), exclusive access to Concierge Lounge (located on Deck 14).

All Regal Princess cabins as standard/complimentary amenities offer living area (vanity, desk, seating), 2 twin beds (convertible to Queen-size), deluxe bedding sets (Egyptian cotton linens), wardrobe, desk, smart HDTV (infotainment system, Internet, on-demand-movies), direct-dial phone, electronic safe box and lifejackets (in the closet), hairdryer, bath products (shampoo, body lotion, conditioner), minibar/fridge, individual air-conditioning, evening turndown service, complimentary 24-hour room service.

All staterooms are fitted with the signature "Princess Luxury Bed". The new "cruise bed" was developed in collaboration with PhD Michael Breus (commonly known as "The Sleep Doctor") and the designer Candice Olson. The new cabin beds feature a luxury pillow-top mattress, individually wrapped coils (reducing surface sway) and hypoallergenic duvets.

Passenger-use launderettes (laundromats) are located on decks 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16. These are self-service laundry facilities with ironing boards and detergent being provided.

"Club Class Mini-Suite" is a new cabin category that was rolled out fleetwide in 2017. The new (VIP-guest) Mini-Suites offer the following complimentary services and amenities - "Club Class Dining", Elite Lounge exclusive access, complimentary in-cabin dining (hors d'oeuvres), priority embarkation/disembarkation/tendering. Club Class Dining includes a separate area part of the MDR (main dining room) reserved for Club Suite guests only. The exclusive dining experience includes expedited seating, dedicated waiter staff service, exclusive menu (featuring Chef's specials) and tableside preparation of some dishes. Club Class Dining is available for breakfast and dinner every day, and also for lunch on sea days only. The new suites replaced some existing mini-suites. Their cabin size and layouts remained the same as the other mini suite grades.

Regal Princess cabin and suite plans are property of Princess Cruises . All floor plans are for informational purposes only and CruiseMapper is not responsible for their accuracy.

Regal Princess Cruise Ship Cabins

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The Regal Princess of Princess Cruises has five basic different types of cabins and suites . These accommodations come in many different cost categories, based on the deck, size of the balcony, view (obstructed or not), and location on the deck--aft, midship, or forward).

Cabins and Suites on the Regal Princess

The Regal Princess cruise ship staterooms are almost identical to those found on the ship's older sister ship, the Royal Princess , which was launched in 2013. The primary differences include hand-held shower heads, pillow top mattresses, upholstered headboards, and larger television screens with on-demand programming.

The cabins have a useful closet and shelving configuration, the very comfortable bed, and the well-spaced plug-ins for charging electronic equipment. Using the key card to activate the lights is an excellent feature to help conserve electricity, plus you always know where to find your card!

All of the 1,780 Regal Princess cabins and suites include either a private bath with shower or tub and shower, twin or queen-sized beds, toiletries (shampoo, conditioner, lotion), 100% Egyptian cotton linens, satellite television, refrigerator, hairdryer, private safe, closet, phone, desk, room-controlled air conditioning, 110 and 220 volt plug-ins, daily housekeeping service, and daily turn-down service with pillow chocolates. The more expensive staterooms include other features, which are described in more detail later. Over 80 percent of the staterooms have a private balcony.

The five basic categories are:

  • Interior Cabin - 342 cabins
  • Balcony Cabin - 732 cabins
  • Premium Deluxe Balcony Cabin - 360 cabins
  • Mini-Suite with Balcony - 306 mini-suites
  • Suite with Balcony - 40 suites

On the cruise ship , thirty-six cabins (29 with balconies and 7 interior) are wheelchair accessible , and 50 of the cabins are adjoining.

Interior Cabin With Queen-Sized Bed

Interior cabins on the Regal Princess are approximately 166 to 175 square feet. The baths are identical to those in the balcony cabin categories. Some interior cabins also have Pullman beds to accommodate third and fourth passengers. Others connect to an interior cabin next door.

Desk and Vanity Area in Interior Cabin

The Regal Princess interior cabin desk, vanity, and television are good-sized, and the closet is identical to those in the balcony cabins.

Regal Princess Balcony Cabin

With over 40 percent of the cabins in this category, the balcony cabin is the largest Regal Princess cabin category. The approximately 222 square foot balcony cabin has all the amenities included in the interior cabin, but is larger and has outstanding views from an approximately 41 square foot private balcony. Some balcony cabins also have Pullman beds to accommodate up to 4 passengers, and others connect to a balcony cabin next door.

Balcony of a Balcony Cabin

The balconies on the Regal Princess balcony cabins are small, but large enough for two chairs and a small table. Sitting outside on your own private cruise ship balcony is a great way to escape the hustle and bustle of the rest of the ship .

Desk in Balcony Cabin

The desk and vanity area in the Regal Princess balcony cabins have both 110 v and 220 v plug-ins and adequate space for a computer.

Cabin Bathroom

The standard bathrooms in the Regal Princess cabins are all the same, while those in the mini-suites and suites are larger. The standard bathrooms have nice shelving, a large sink, and a large enough countertop. They do not have a make-up or shaving mirror.

Cabin Shower

The showers in the Regal Princess bathrooms have plenty of water pressure and a hand-held nozzle, which is great for washing your hair. The showers also have two controls--one for temperature and the other for water pressure.

Closet and Storage Area in Cabin

The cabin closet on the Regal Princess does not have any doors. This might not work at home but it does on a cruise ship, especially when two people are trying to get into the closet at the same time. The shelving area with private safe is a good place to store things that don't need to be hung up. The cabins all have two bedside tables, and each of these has two drawers, which provides more storage area. The desk/vanity in the cabin also has a storage area, along with the small refrigerator.

Premium Deluxe Balcony Cabin

The Regal Princess Premium Deluxe Balcony cabins provide approximately 233 square feet of comfort and are slightly larger (11 square feet) than the Balcony cabins. The approximately 41 square foot balcony is the same size as the one in the Balcony cabin. The primary difference in the two levels of balcony cabins (premium and standard) is that the premium category cabins each have an additional sofa bed for lounging or sleeping a third passenger. Some also have a Pullman bed to accommodate a fourth passenger.

Entry and Tray Ceiling in the Mini-Suite

The Regal Princess Mini-Suite offers approximately 299 square feet of space and a separate seating area with a sofa bed for lounging or sleeping a third passenger. The sofa bed is larger than the one in the premium deluxe balcony cabin.

The balcony in a standard mini-suite is the same size as the one in a balcony or premium balcony cabin--approximately 41 square feet. The premium mini-suites have a larger balcony. 

One big difference between balcony cabins and mini-suites is the bathroom offers a combination tub and shower.

Some mini-suites have a Pullman bed to accommodate a fourth passenger.

Regal Princess Mini-Suite

The Regal Princess mini-suites have a curtain that can be drawn to separate the bed from the small sitting area. They also feature two flat-panel televisions.

Mini-Suite Bathroom

The bathrooms in the Regal Princess mini-suites have a larger countertop and sink area than the lower category cabins do.

Mini-Suite Bathtub and Shower Combination

The Regal Princess mini-suite bathrooms are larger because they have a tub and shower combination rather than just a shower like in the balcony and interior cabins. Those who like a separate bathtub and shower need to move up a category to one of the regular suites.

Regal Princess Penthouse Suite

The 40 suites on the Regal Princess vary significantly in size ranging from 440 to 682 square feet. In addition, the private balconies on the suites range in size from 83 to 338 square feet. Those large balconies are bigger than some of the other staterooms, and they have full-size lounges and more patio furniture.

These suites also feature a completely separate seating area with a sofabed, walk-in closet, full bathroom, and deluxe amenities. The suite guests have many other perks included in the price of their cabins such as free laundry, priority boarding and disembarkation, complimentary mini-bar setup, and breakfast every morning at ​ Sabatini's .

One of the nicest perks for suite guests is a dedicated concierge lounge, with access to full front desk services, light snacks, beverages, and an exclusive area to rest and relax. Of course, a concierge lounge is not complete without a concierge to assist with dining reservations and spa appointments.

Sleeping Area in a Penthouse Suite

The suites on the Regal Princess have a separate bedroom and sitting area. Each area has its own flat panel television and balcony entrance. A curtain divides the two areas.

Sitting Area in a Penthouse Suite

The sitting area in the Regal Princess suites is comfortable, spacious, and elegant--perfect for entertaining other guests.

Desk, Sitting Area, and Balcony in a Penthouse Suite

The sitting area in this Regal Princess cruise ship Penthouse Suite is smaller than in some of the others, but it's still a nice place to relax.

The Regal Princess Suites have a separate tub and shower in the bathroom. Some of the suites even have their own private hot tub.

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Royal Caribbean’s Icon of the Seas , which at 1,200 feet long is the size of almost four city blocks, will leave from the Port of Miami on Saturday.

The massive ship with 20 decks, valued at $2 billion , can hold 7,600 passengers and 2,350 crew members.

It also boasts a 17,000-square-foot water park with six waterslides and seven pools, including the 40,000-gallon Royal Bay, which is the largest pool at sea and Absolute Zero, the largest ice skating rink at sea.

There are also a theater, a carousel and more than 40 restaurants, bars and lounges aboard.

Entertainment on the boat includes 50 musicians and comedians and a resident golden retriever puppy, Rover , called the Chief Dog Officer.

Royal Caribbean's Icon of the Seas, the world's largest cruise ship, arriving at PortMiami, viewed from the water.

The priciest option is the three-story Ultimate Family Townhouse for eight guests, with its own private patio, cinema with a popcorn machine, kids room, outdoor hot tub and in suite-slide, that costs, on average, $100,000 per week.

The ship, which was built in Turku, Finland, was christened by Argentinian soccer star Lionel Messi and his Inter Miami teammates on Tuesday at a celebration hosted by Mario Lopez, according to Forbes .

Its record-breaking size beat out Royal Caribbean’s 188-foot-long ship  Wonder of the Seas , which debuted in early 2022.

a restaurant on the Royal Caribbean’s Icon of the Seas

It runs on six dual-fuel engines, powered by liquefied natural gas, which the  Cruise Lines International Association  claims reduces sulfur and greenhouse gas emissions — though environmentalists are concerned that it increases the emission of methane.

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Which cruise brand is best for you? A guide to the most popular lines

T hinking about booking your first cruise? The sheer range of choices can be daunting. There are more than two dozen lines marketing to North Americans — no two alike.

The list of brands includes everything from giant companies such as Royal Caribbean and Carnival Cruise Line, which are household names, to lesser-known small operators such as Windstar Cruises.

Some of the brands — Royal Caribbean, MSC Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line, in particular — operate massive vessels that are like giant floating resorts with deck-top water parks and other over-the-top amusements . Others specialize in intimate, boutique hotel-style ships.

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Some lines, such as Carnival, are aimed at a budget crowd. Others operate vessels that are as luxurious as any upscale resort found on land. A few small luxury players such as Regent Seven Seas Cruises have ships with lavish suites that'll cost you as much as $11,000 a day .

Where should you start your search for the perfect cruise for you? Below, you'll find our quick guide to some of the most popular cruise brands. As you'll see, it's not meant to be an in-depth review of the lines. It's just a short overview — enough to give you a sense of which particular cruise operator might best appeal to you.

Once you've narrowed down the choices to a few brands that you think best fit your style, do a deeper dive into them and their specific ships, their itineraries and home ports and their comparable costs (either on your own or with the help of a cruise-savvy travel agent ). Note that TPG has many guides to individual lines, which you can find by clicking on our cruise line hub pages linked in each segment below.

Related: TPG's ultimate guide to picking a cruise line

With just four ships, each holding fewer than 700 passengers, Azamara is one of the smallest players in the cruise business. But it has a loyal following of travelers who appreciate the upscale ambience of its vessels, the inclusive amenities it offers (including gratuities and alcoholic drinks) and its destination focus.

The line prides itself on offering longer stays in ports, including multi-day visits. Its ships have an intimate, boutique-hotel feel. Pricing is higher than at the big, mass-market lines but not quite as high as you'll find at luxury lines.

Related: 5 things to love about Azamara's newest ship

Carnival Cruise Line

The self-described "fun ship" line is the king of short, affordable, fun-focused cruises from U.S. ports to the Caribbean, the Bahamas, Mexico and beyond.

The choice of roughly one in five cruisers, Carnival Cruise Line' s ships are notoriously lively, flashy and packed with fun features such as water parks with multiple waterslides. Just don't expect anything too fancy .

Related: The ultimate guide to Carnival Cruise Line

Celebrity Cruises

Designed to be a cut above mainstream options such as Carnival while remaining relatively affordable, this Miami-based "premium" line is known for some of the most stylish big ships at sea.

Expect high-end design, cutting-edge art and trendy restaurants. In short, Celebrity aims for sophisticates, not the party crowd (although it's not a luxury product).

Celebrity's four newest ships, Celebrity Edge , Celebrity Apex , Celebrity Beyond and Celebrity Ascent, feature "infinite veranda" cabins that are open to the sea in a way we haven't seen with other ocean ships. They boast a glass wall that opens from the top to create a balcony-like effect.

Crystal Cruises

This much-beloved luxury line recently restarted operations under new owners after shutting down for 18 months. For years, it was considered the ultimate luxury cruise operator, and our take after sailing on Crystal Serenity after its relaunch is that the line is even better than before. Initially, Crystal has returned to operations with just two ships. But it recently announced plans to expand rapidly with four more ships over the next six years.

A storied line with roots that go back to the 1800s, this three-ship brand is perhaps best known for its 2,695-passenger flagship, Queen Mary 2. The ship lives up to its billing as a true ocean liner with semiregular, transatlantic service between Southampton, England, and New York.

Cunard fans love the line's relatively formal vibe (including nightly dress codes) and other nods to ocean liner tradition, including evenings with ballroom dancing. A fourth Cunard ship called Queen Anne is set to debut in 2024.

Related: Why I was wrong about transatlantic cruises

Disney Cruise Line

Meet-and-greets with Disney characters, Disney-themed shows and the most extensive kiddie fun zones on the high seas are just a few of the family-friendly allures of a Disney cruise . If you're a Disney fan, nothing quite compares.

If Disney isn't your thing, well, this probably isn't the line for you. The biggest downside of the brand? As with Disney's parks on land, it doesn't come cheap.

Related: A first-look photo tour of Disney's newest ship, Disney Wish

Holland America

Tradition long has been a touchstone for this storied line, which dates to 1873 and is known for carefully crafted, globe-circling itineraries on midsize ships.

However, Holland America has been shaking things up in recent years with lively new venues such as B.B. King's Blues Club. Couples and retirees are the market for this line. Families with kids might want to look elsewhere.

MSC Cruises

A giant of cruising in Europe, Switzerland-based MSC Cruises is making a big play for North Americans with newer, bigger ships sailing year-round from Florida to the Caribbean and Bahamas. It also offers sailings from New York City.

Like Royal Caribbean and Norwegian, MSC Cruises operates big, resort-like vessels that appeal to a broad audience. Among the highlight of its cruises in North America are stops at its new private island in the Bahamas, the Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve .

Norwegian Cruise Line

Multistory waterslides, ropes courses and even go-kart race tracks are among the gee-whiz attractions atop Norwegian Cruise Line 's giant, resort-like ships. The vessels also are packed with eateries, bars, casinos and showrooms.

The brand is known for its entertainment, including big Broadway shows such as "Beetlejuice." If you're looking for a Las Vegas-style resort at sea, this is your line.

Oceania Cruises

Oceania has carved out a niche with relatively small, upscale ships that offer a significant upgrade from mass-market vessels but aren't quite as fancy (or pricey) as luxury offerings.

Its seven ships feature a relaxed, country club-like ambience and inspired dining that appeal to a mostly older crowd.

Itinerary-wise, Oceania is known for destination-intensive voyages that typically are 10 nights or more in length, with some globe-circling trips as long as 180 days.

Related: Take a look at Vista, Oceania's stunning new ship

This France-based line is a specialist in expedition cruising , a type of cruising that involves traveling to remote, hard-to-reach places on small, hardy vessels that carry their own landing craft.

Operating a fast-growing fleet of tough but upscale expedition ships (none carrying more than 264 passengers), Ponant is known for voyages to places like Antarctica and the Arctic.

If you're looking for waterslides and laser tag, this is not the cruise line for you.

Related: This epic Ponant trip will take you to the North Pole

Princess Cruises

Popular with middle-aged couples, retirees and multigenerational families, the "Love Boat" line's ships aren't as flashy (or big, for the most part) as those of Royal Caribbean and Norwegian, and that's just the way its customers like it.

Princess Cruises ' customers also like its wide range of itineraries, including voyages in Asia and Australia, as well as closer-to-home places like the Caribbean. It's long been one of the dominant lines in the Alaska cruise market.

Related: The ultimate guide to Princess Cruises

Regent Seven Seas Cruises

This Miami-based luxury line operates some of the most opulent vessels at sea, including three recently unveiled Explorer-class ships billed as the most expensive luxury vessels ever built on a cost-per-berth basis.

Regent Seven Seas Cruises is particularly known for some of the most over-the-top suites at sea (including some bigger than the average American home ), some of the most inclusive fares in the cruise business and high levels of service. The only catch: You'll pay a pretty penny for it. Rooms on Regent ships start at around $1,000 per person per day and can cost as much as $5,500 per person per day.

Royal Caribbean

For megaresort fans, there's nothing quite like a Royal Caribbean vessel.

The line's biggest ships are more than 20% bigger than almost any others afloat (only MSC Cruises has ships that come close in size) and feature every type of amusement imaginable, from rock climbing walls and surfing pools to Broadway shows and ice skating rinks.

Families, in particular, will love this line, due to all the family-friendly activities and venues on its vessels. Royal Caribbean ships sail everywhere in the world, but the line's heaviest presence is in the Caribbean and Europe.

Related: The ultimate guide to Royal Caribbean

Another leader in luxury cruising, this seven-ship brand offers all-suite vessels, top-notch service and elegant cuisine.

As with other luxury lines, Seabourn offers a wide range of itineraries around the globe. It also recently jumped into more adventurous, expedition-style cruising with two new 264-passenger vessels designed to operate in polar regions such as Antarctica and the Arctic.

Silversea Cruises

Exquisite service, refined dining and well-appointed accommodations are hallmarks of this Monaco-based luxury line with 12 vessels. Silversea Cruises is also known for its industry-leading array of off-the-beaten-path itineraries.

Its growing fleet of small expedition ships will take you everywhere from the Arctic to Papua New Guinea in style.

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection

Fans of upscale hotel chain Ritz-Carlton will feel at home on one of this line's yacht-like vessels. Or, at least, that's the idea.

The cruising arm of Ritz-Carlton has been in operation for just a bit over a year, and the jury still is out on where it ranks in the pantheon of luxury cruise brands. The line notably struggled to get off the ground after years of construction delays for its first and only ship.

Dubbed Evrima, the line's only operating ship is a 298-passenger vessel designed to appeal to Ritz-Carlton regulars with an elegant, residential look. A second, bigger ship called Ilma that's already open for bookings debuts later this year.

Related: The ultimate guide to the Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection

This fast-growing line has dominated the world of river cruising for North Americans for years, and in the last few years, it's become a significant player in upscale ocean cruising as well. Viking 's 80 river ships operate on just about every major river in the world, and its 10 ocean ships (up from just one in 2015) can be found in a growing number of destinations, too.

Viking is known for impeccably designed vessels with modern Scandinavian interiors and offering unusual, port-intensive itineraries. They also operate with a mostly all-inclusive format, as Viking long has subscribed to a "no nickel-and-diming" philosophy. Just don't bother booking the family. Kids under 18 aren't allowed on Viking.

Related: The ultimate guide to Viking cruises

Virgin Voyages

This relatively new cruise line, backed by Richard Branson's Virgin Group, is reinventing mainstream cruising with a hipper, more inclusive, younger vibe (though not too young; its ships are adults-only). Think tattoo shops, karoake booths and no upcharges for tips or eateries.

Virgin Voyages ' first three ships ( Scarlet Lady , Valiant Lady and Resilient Lady ) have suites by acclaimed designer Tom Dixon. Destinations include the Dominican Republic, Mexico and a private beach club in the Bahamas, as well as parts of Europe and Australia.

Related: I've been on more than 150 cruise ships; here's why I loved my first Virgin sailing

Windstar Cruises

If the idea of sailing on a big ship makes you cringe, small-ship specialist Windstar could be the answer.

Its six vessels carry just 148 to 342 passengers — fewer than fit on a single big-ship lifeboat — and are wonderfully intimate.

Romantic types will love Windstar's three vessels with sails — a relative rarity. Foodies can choose one of the James Beard-themed cruises, which include market tours and cooking demonstrations with a James Beard Award-winning chef.

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Royal Princess Fact Sheet

Class : Royal Class (#1)

Guest Capacity: 3,560

Tonnage: 142,229

Builder: Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani, Monfalcone

Naming Ceremony: June 13, 2013

Inaugural Cruise: June 16, 2013

Christener: Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge

Length: 1,083 feet

Height: 217 feet

Beam: 155 feet (including SeaWalk); 126 feet (excluding SeaWalk)

Draft: 28 feet

Number of Decks: 19

Service Speed: 22 knots

Passenger Cabins:

  • 1,780 (1,438 outside/342 inside) total:
  • 36 Suites with private balconies
  • 314 Mini Suites
  • 358 Deluxe Balcony cabins
  • 730 Balcony cabins
  • 342 Inside cabins

Crew: 1,346

Registry: Bermuda

Food & Beverage Venues:

  • Main dining rooms (Allegro, Concerto, Symphony)
  • Chef's Table Lumiere
  • Crown Grill – Steak and seafood grill
  • Alfredo's Pizzeria
  • International Café
  • Ocean Terrace – Seafood Bar
  • Horizon Court
  • Prego – Poolside pizza
  • Trident Grill
  • Seaview Bar
  • Outrigger Bar
  • Ultimate Balcony Dining
  • 24-hour room service

Showrooms/Lounges:

  • Princess Theatre
  • Princess Live!
  • Vista Lounge
  • Wheelhouse Bar
  • Churchill's Cigar Lounge
  • Concierge Lounge for suite passengers

Key Venues and Guest Services:

  • The Sanctuary
  • Retreat Pool
  • Fountain Pool/Plunge Pool
  • Movies Under the Stars poolside screen
  • The Enclave
  • Beauty Salon
  • Piazza Atrium
  • Wedding Chapel
  • Fitness Center
  • Sports Central
  • Jogging Track
  • Internet Café
  • Photo Gallery
  • Art Gallery
  • Celebrations Gift Shop
  • The Shops of Princess
  • Passenger Services Desk
  • Shore Excursions Desk
  • Medical Center
  • Camp Discovery™ Youth and Teen Center
  • The Treehouse (Ages: 3 – 7)
  • The Lodge (Ages: 8 – 12)
  • The Beach House (Ages: 13 - 17)

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The World's Largest Cruise Ship Has 20 Decks, 7 Pools and Would Cover Almost 4 City Blocks

The world’s largest cruise ship is set to begin its maiden voyage from the Port of Miami

The World's Largest Cruise Ship Has 20 Decks, 7 Pools and Would Cover Almost 4 City Blocks

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FILE - The Icon of the Seas, the world's largest cruise ship, sits docked after arriving to its home port in Miami, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2024. Royal Caribbean’s Icon of the Seas is leaving South Florida on Saturday, Jan. 27, for its first seven-day island-hopping voyage through the tropics. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File)

MIAMI (AP) — The world's largest cruise ship — the size of almost four city blocks — is set to begin its maiden voyage Saturday as it leaves from the Port of Miami.

Royal Caribbean's Icon of the Seas runs nearly 1,200 feet (365 meters) from bow to stern.

The ship, which is leaving South Florida for its first seven-day island-hopping voyage through the tropics, was officially christened Tuesday with help from soccer legend Lionel Messi and his Inter Miami teammates.

“Icon of the Seas is the culmination of more than 50 years of dreaming, innovating and living our mission – to deliver the world’s best vacation experiences responsibly," Royal Caribbean Group President and CEO Jason Liberty said earlier this week. “She is the ultimate multigenerational family vacation, forever changing the status quo in family travel and fulfilling vacation dreams for all ages on board.”

The ship sets sail as Royal Caribbean’s cruises are having a moment online. Since December, the company’s 9-month “Ultimate World Cruise” has captivated — and confused — a following of avid watchers on social media.

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Millions are following the journey through the eyes of the passengers, as they live and post their lives aboard a vessel they’ll be on for nearly a year. If it sounds like a reality show, that’s exactly what some watchers have turned it into.

When the Icon of the Seas was first revealed in October 2022, the ship spurred the single largest booking day and the highest volume booking week in Royal Caribbean’s then 53-year history, according to the cruise line.

The Icon of the Seas is divided into eight neighborhoods across 20 decks. The ship includes six waterslides, seven swimming pools, an ice skating rink, a theater and more than 40 restaurants, bars and lounges. The ship can carry up to 7,600 passengers at maximum capacity, along with 2,350 crew members.

It is powered by six dual-fuel engines, which can be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), a fuel alternative that the Cruise Lines International Association says reduces sulfur and greenhouse gas emissions. However, some environmentalists worry LNG-powered ships increase methane emissions . Other say that vacationers generate eight times more carbon on a cruise than they do on land.

Royal Caribbean says every kilowatt used on the Icon of the Seas “is scrutinized for energy efficiencies and emission reductions.”

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