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Princess Cruise Line

Information about Island Princess
Year Built
Space Ratio

General Information

The Island Princess started sailing in 2003. Former names: none. The Island Princess is registered in Hamilton, Bermuda. The Island Princess has 1107 cabins.

You can expect between 2214 to 2657 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Island Princess has a space ratio of 34.6. (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 41.6.

The Island Princess has 900 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.
2002- Coral Princess
2003- Island Princess


There are 32 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.

15 Decks

There are 15 on this ship. The highest deck number is 16. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 9.

72% Balconies

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

Other Information

ISLAND PRINCESS was built for P&O Princess in France her sister is called CORAL PRINCESS.

In May 2015 Island Princess added 120 new staterooms, remodel the Horizon Court, Moved Shore Excursion Desk, Revitalized Art Gallery and Boutiques, Upgraded upholstery, carpeting and décor throughout the ship.

Feb 2022 drydock for technical work and routine maintenance.

There are 1107 staterooms total, with the largest being the Balcony Suites.

What stands out on this ship is the quality of life.

Dining options on board include:

Bordeaux Restaurant- main dining room, dinner only
Provence Restaurant- main dining room, all 3 meals
Sabatini’s Restaurant- Italian specialty restaurant
Bayou Cafe & Steakhouse- specialty
The Bar & Grill- complimentary fast food
Horizon Court- self service buffet, complimentary

The largest and most popular venues on board are the Princess Theater and the Universe Lounge which both offer show productions in the evenings as well as other activities during the daytime. There are many bar and lounge options including a smoking lounge and sports bar, piano bar/english pub, Casino, and both Crooners and Explorers Lounge & Bar which both offer live music and other activities. There is also an outdoor LED screen for Movies under the Stars.

For children and teens there is a video games arcade, teen center, and youth center with outdoor playing areas. While the kids are busy, the adults can enjoy time relaxing at the adults-only sundeck (The Sanctuary), or at the Spa Complex which also has a beauty salon and fitness center. All guests can enjoy the Lido pool area, and the sports complex which has shuffleboard, a Central court, and mini-golf. Other notable venues include the Fine Arts Gallery, the Photo Gallery, the Library, and the Internet Cafe.

Island Princess Ship Stats

Item Detail
Year Built 2003
Years Old 21
Tons 92,000
Speed 22.0 knots
Length 965 feet
Beam 106 feet
Total Cabins 1,107
Crew 900
Expected Passengers 2,214 to 2,657
Expected Space Ratio 35
Total decks 15
Decks with cabins 9

Island Princess Features


  • 1 Indoor Pools
  • 2 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
  • Mini Golf golf
  • Sports Court
  • No Jogging Track


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

Live Cruise Ship Tracking - Island Princess

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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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