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Princess Cruise Line

Information about Caribbean Princess
Year Built
Space Ratio

General Information

The Caribbean Princess started sailing in 2004. Former names: none. The Caribbean Princess is registered in Hamilton, Bermuda. The Caribbean Princess has 1569 cabins.

You can expect between 3138 to 3766 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Caribbean Princess has a space ratio of 30. (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 36.

The Caribbean Princess has 1200 crew members on board. There are 3 passengers for every crew member on board. There are self serve laudromats on this ship.

Sister Ships

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 - No longer sailing
2002- Star Princess II - No longer sailing
2004- Caribbean Princess
2004- Diamond Princess
2004- Sapphire Princess


There are 26 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.

17 Decks

There are 17 on this ship. The highest deck number is 18. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 9.

56% Balconies

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

Other Information

Maiden voyage was on April 3rd, 2004. This ship is slightly larger than the other ships in this class including the Star Princess, Golden Princess, and Grand Princess. This is due to the extra deck of cabins, called the Riviera Deck.

There are 1569 staterooms on board, with 80% of them having balconies. The largest accommodations are the Grand Suites.

This ship has a very laid-back vibe, which allows for guests to really enjoy themselves without any of the thrilling water slides or heart-pounding activities.

There is a lot of culture on board with trivia, art lectures, and auctions, the opera, arts and crafts, and musical instrument lessons.

Dining options on board include:

Island Restaurant- dinner only, main dining
Crown Grill- steak and seafood, reservations recommended
Coral Restaurant- main dining room, open all day
Palm Restaurant- dinner only with fixed seating
Sabatini’s Restaurant- Italian specialty
The Salty Dog Grill- complimentary fast food bar
World Fresh Marketplace- self service buffet
Planks BBQ and Steamers Seafood- self service buffet
Slice- fast pizza

Nightly entertainment can be found at one of the many lounges and bars on board. The Princess Caribbean Theater hosts grand productions, workshops, seminars, and game shows. The Wheelhouse bar is a piano bar, The Piazza Atrium features live performances, Crooners Lounge & Bar has live music, Explorers Lounge & Bar is a disco and show lounge, and the Club Fusion Lounge is a Disco and Nightclub. There is also a Casino, Library, and internet cafe.

Children and teens will have plenty to do at their very own age-appropriate clubs. There are supervised activities as well as a video games arcade, outdoor movie screen, outdoor playing area with paddling pool, and 3 separate pool areas as well as an aquapark. There is also a sports court with volleyball, basketball, mini golf, and a Cybergolf simulator.

Adults will enjoy some private time at The Sanctuary or the Spa complex which includes a beauty salon and fitness center.

During drydock 3/26 to 4/5/17 upgrades included changing youth center to Camp Discovery, a higher resolution movie screen, princess luxury beds, adding 87 interconnecting cabins. Dining changes included adding Planks BBQ, Steamers Seafood to aft of deck 14 in place of Café Caribe. The Salty Dog Grill replaced Trident Grill, Slice replaced Pizzeria, Coffee & Cones replaced Scoops, and The Mix replaced Blackbeards Bar. Horizon Court became World Fresh Marketplace.

During drydock June 2019 changes were made to aft of deck 17 including a Game Zone (Oversized Jenga and Cornhole) and Splashpad Water Playground (Sprays and splash pool). There were also a variety of new restaurants added at this time and the staterooms were updated.

Caribbean Princess Ship Stats

Item Detail
Year Built 2004
Years Old 20
Tons 112,894
Speed 27.0 knots
Length 950 feet
Beam 159 feet
Total Cabins 1,569
Crew 1,200
Expected Passengers 3,138 to 3,766
Expected Space Ratio 30
Total decks 17
Decks with cabins 9

Caribbean Princess Features


  • 4 Outdoor Pools swimming
  • 7 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
  • Sports Court
  • No Jogging Track


  • Casino casino
  • No Cigar Lounge
  • No Chapel
  • Video Arcade
  • 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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Smoking Policy

  • 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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