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Celebrity Cruise Line

Information about Celebrity Xcel
Year Built
Space Ratio

General Information

The Celebrity Xcel started sailing in 2025. Former names: none. The Celebrity Xcel is registered in Valletta, Malta. The Celebrity Xcel has 1646 cabins.

You can expect between 3292 to 3950 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Celebrity Xcel has a space ratio of 35.8. (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.

The Celebrity Xcel has 1400 crew members on board. There are 3 passengers for every crew member on board. There are no self serve laundromats on this cruise 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.
2018- Celebrity Edge
2020- Celebrity Apex
2022- Celebrity Beyond
2023- Celebrity Ascent
2025- Celebrity Xcel


There are 28 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.

16 Decks

There are 16 on this ship. The highest deck number is 17. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 10.

83% Balconies

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

Other Information

Built in 2025, this is the fifth and final ship in the EDGE-class. Compared to the sisterships, Xcel is longer and has more capacity.

New features for this ship include:

--Le Voyage by Daniel Boulud (50-seat specialty restaurant by Daniel Boulud/celebrity chef and restaurant chain owner)
--redesigned Luminae (Suite-only restaurant)
--redesigned Pool Deck
--expanded Rooftop Garden (expanded facilities and show programming)
--twice-larger Sunset Bar
--larger Retreat (exclusive for Suite guests only)
--Resort deck was redesigned and is 40% larger, and offers a nighttime experience
--Sunset Bar added (Morrocco-themed outside bar)
--World Class Bar (premium wine bar and cocktail venue served by expert mixologists)
--Grand Plaza is larger
--AquaClass SkySuites (featuring floor-ceiling views, large private terraces, premium bedding and wellness amenities)
--Theater Lounge (fleets largest, 7 stage areas)
--The Club (dual purpose venue with stage, dance floor, LED screen, 2 bars

There are 1646 staterooms on board, and they all offer keyless cabin entry with digital keys.

There are 32 dining options on board including 4 main dining rooms, 6 specialty restaurants, 5 casual restaurants, as well as 12 bars and lounges.

Offers the traditional Celebrity Select Dining which allows for flexibility for all guests.

Celebrity Xcel Ship Stats

Item Detail
Year Built 2025
Years Old -1
Tons 141,420
Speed 22.0 knots
Length 1,073 feet
Beam 128 feet
Total Cabins 1,646
Crew 1,400
Expected Passengers 3,276 to 3,950
Expected Space Ratio 36
Total decks 16
Decks with cabins 10

Celebrity Xcel Features


  • 1 Indoor Pools
  • 2 Outdoor Pools swimming
  • 6 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
  • No Sports Court
  • Jogging Track


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

Smoking Policy

  • Smoking is prohibited in cabins, balconies, dining venues, casinos, theaters, hallways, elevators, and corridors
  • Smoking is permitted only in designated indoor and outdoor areas, including the port side of the pool deck and sundecks on each ship
  • Cigar and pipe smoking is allowed only in designated sections of open decks.

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