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Cunard Cruise Line

Information about Queen Elizabeth
Year Built
Space Ratio

General Information

The Queen Elizabeth started sailing in 2010. Former names: none. The Queen Elizabeth is registered in Hamilton, Bermuda. The Queen Elizabeth has 1043 cabins.

You can expect between 2086 to 2503 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Queen Elizabeth 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 Queen Elizabeth 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.
2007- Queen Victoria
2010- Queen Elizabeth


There are 20 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.

12 Decks

There are 12 on this ship. The highest deck number is 12. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 7.

71% Balconies

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

Other Information

Maiden voyage was on October 12th, 2010. Almost identical in design to Queen Victoria.

The main dining room on board is The Britannia Restaurant and it offers breakfast, lunch and dinner with 2 seating time options. For those cruisers in any of the Britannia cabins, the Britannia Club is more exclusive and has open seating for all meals. There are two grill restaurants, Princess Grill and Queens Grill that have open seating for their Suite guests. The Verandah Restaurant offers open seating for lunch and dinner and offers luxury options. For those who prefer something more casual, the Lido and Cafe Carintha offer a more laid-back vibe.

Live music is offered all over the ship. Although this ship does not have any of the flashy thrill rides or kid-friendly activities, there is a small kids club and teen club, but the space is booked in advance. Most activities and entertainment are meant for adults including ballroom dancing, lawn bowls, and afternoon tea. the Royal Court Theatre offers much of the main entertainment throughout the cruise, and it is 3-decks high. Also found on board is a casino, library, art gallery, cigar lounge, internet centre, fitness center, games deck, and card room. Outside there are 2 pools and 4 whirlpools. For a little relaxation, the spa offers a thalassotherapy pool, thermal suite, saunas, relaxation room, and salon in addition to some great body and facial treatments.

Queen Elizabeth Ship Stats

Item Detail
Year Built 2010
Years Old 13
Tons 90,400
Speed 24.0 knots
Length 965 feet
Beam 106 feet
Total Cabins 1,043
Crew 900
Expected Passengers 2,077 to 2,503
Expected Space Ratio 36
Total decks 12
Decks with cabins 7

Queen Elizabeth Features


  • 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
  • Sports Court
  • No Jogging Track


  • Casino casino
  • Cigar Lounge
  • No Chapel
  • Video 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
  • No Adult Only Outside Lounge Area

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Smoking Policy

  • Smoking is only permitted in designated areas on the open decks, and certain bars and lounges
  • Smoking is prohibited in cabins, on balconies, in the casino, and most public spaces.

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