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The Sapphire Princess started sailing in 2004 . Former names: none. The Sapphire Princess is registered in Hamilton, Bermuda. The Sapphire Princess has 1339 cabins. 55 percent of the staterooms on board have balconies.

You can expect between 2678 to 3214 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Sapphire Princess has a space ratio of 36.1 . (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 43.3.

The Sapphire Princess has 1100 crew members on board. There are 3 passengers for every crew member on board. There are self serve laudromats on this ship.

The ship last major refurbishment was in Mar 2018 .

There are 16 decks on this ship. The highest deck number is 17. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 7.

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.
1998 - Grand Princess
2001 - Golden Princess
2002 - Star Princess
2004 - Caribbean Princess
2004 - Diamond Princess
2004 - Sapphire Princess

There are 27 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.

Sapphire Princess was built in Japan and completed in 2004.

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Smoking Policy     smoking
  • Smoking is prohibited in all staterooms and balconies with the exception of electronic cigarettes which may be smoked inside the stateroom
  • All smoking is permitted only in designated smoking areas. These areas include cigar lounges, a section of the nightclub and casino, and a portion of the open decks.
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  • 1 Indoor Pools
  • 4 Outdoor Pools swimming
  • 8 Whirlpools (hot tubs)
  • No Rock Climbing Wall
  • No Flow Rider
  • No Ice Rink
  • No Bowling
  • No Zipline
  • No Waterslide
  • No Water Park
  • No Ropes Course
  • Mini Golf golf
  • Golf Simulator
  • Sports Court
  • No Boxing Ring
  • No Jogging Track
  • WIFI Ship Wide casino
  • Casino casino
  • No Cigar Lounge
  • Chapel
  • No Arcade
  • No Cinema
  • 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

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Sapphire Princess

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The Sanctuary

Adult only area offering half or full day lounge chair rentals. Easy access to spa pool.

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Platinum Studio

Portraits studio session held here.

Princess Links

5 hole mini golf court.

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The Oasis

Two hot tubs, a bar, deck games including Shuffle Board and Chess

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Sapphire Princess Cruise Deck Plan Key
Interconnecting staterooms symbol

= Interconnecting staterooms

Rollaway available symbol

= Rollaway available

Third and fourth Pullman beds  symbol

= Third and fourth Pullman beds

Third Pullman bed available symbol

= Third Pullman bed available

Two lower beds not convertible symbol

= Two lower beds not convertible

Wheelchair accessible symbol

= Wheelchair accessible

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