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PO UK Cruise Line

Information about Arcadia
Year Built
Space Ratio

General Information

The Arcadia started sailing in 2005. Former names: none. The Arcadia is registered in Hamilton, Bermuda. The Arcadia has 952 cabins.

You can expect between 1904 to 1904 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Arcadia has a space ratio of 44. (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 44.

The Arcadia has 880 crew members on board. There are 2 passengers for every crew member on board. There are self serve laudromats on this ship.

Sister Ships



There are 18 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.

11 Decks

There are 11 on this ship. The highest deck number is 11. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 7.

75% Balconies

This is the percent of the staterooms on board have balconies.

Other Information

24 new cabins were added during the November/December 2013 dry dock. These passenger cabins were added near the Crows Nest on the Sun Deck. The Globe was also enclosed and will be used as a disco after midnight.

Exclusively for adults, Arcadia offers a relaxed pace, stylish surroundings and more than a hint of extravagance to P&O Cruises. Arcadias signature features such as her exterior glass-fronted lifts and expansive art collection, featuring no less than 3,000 works of art, create a sophisticated air.

During drydock in October 2017 cabins were updated with new sofa beds. Suites, public areas, bars, main dining restaurants and specialty restaurants were updated.

As of April 2019 this is an adult only ship. There are 1050 staterooms total with the largest being the Aft Balcony Suites.

Dining options on board include:

Meridian Restaurant- 2 levels, all 3 meals, complimentary
Ocean Grill Restaurant- dinner only, reservations only, specialty dining by chef Marco Pierre-White
The Belvedere- buffet-style, complimentary, all 3 meals
Neptune Grill- fast food, complimentary
Caffe Vivo- light food, complimentary
East- Asian specialty restaurant, extra charge, reservations required

Nightly entertainment can be found at the Palladium Theater which offers 2 shows nightly as well as daytime games and talk shows. The Crows Nest Lounge has a dance floor, stage for live music, and it also hosts cooking demos, quiz games, and art classes. Guests will have a few options for bars including the Spinnaker Bar, Intermezzo Bar, The Rising Sun Bar, or they can head to the Monte Carlo Casino for a little gambling or the Electra Disco and Nightclub for some high-energy dancing.

There are two pools, called the Aquarius Pool and Neptune Pool, as well as 2 jacuzzis. For a little activity during the day, guests can head to the gymnasium which offers fitness classes, or the jogging track, sports court, and table tennis. For a little relaxation, guests will enjoy the Oasis Spa and Health club which has a Thalassotherapy pool, treatment rooms, steam rooms, and a beauty salon. There is also a Retreat area which has a relaxation room with large wooden floor for yoga, Tai Chi, and ballroom classes.

Arcadia Ship Stats

Item Detail
Year Built 2005
Years Old 19
Tons 83,781
Speed 22.0 knots
Length 951 feet
Beam 106 feet
Total Cabins 952
Crew 880
Expected Passengers 1,904 to 1,904
Expected Space Ratio 44
Total decks 11
Decks with cabins 7

Arcadia Features


  • 1 Indoor Pools
  • 1 Outdoor Pools swimming
  • 5 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
  • No Mini Golf
  • Sports Court
  • No Jogging Track


  • Casino casino
  • No Cigar Lounge
  • No Chapel
  • No Arcade
  • Show Lounge
  • Hair Salon
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center
  • Library library
  • No Bridge Viewing Area
  • No Outdoor Movie Screen
  • No Teen Lounge
  • Passenger Promenade Deck
  • Sea Viewing Lounge on upper deck
  • Adult Only Outside Lounge Area

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Smoking Policy

  • Smoking is not permitted in any public room, inside your cabin, or on your cabin balcony
  • Electronic cigarettes which do not emit smoke/vapor are not permitted in public areas but can be used in staterooms, balconies, and designated areas of the open deck

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