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Cunard Cruise Line

Information about Queen Mary
Year Built
Space Ratio

General Information

The Queen Mary started sailing in 2003. Former names: none. The Queen Mary is registered in Hamilton, Bermuda. The Queen Mary has 1363 cabins.

You can expect between 2726 to 3271 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Queen Mary has a space ratio of 45.6. (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 54.7.

The Queen Mary has 1253 crew members on board. There are 3 passengers for every crew member on board. There are self serve laudromats on this ship.

Sister Ships



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

13 Decks

There are 13 on this ship. The highest deck number is 13. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 11.

72% Balconies

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

Other Information

QUEEN MARY 2 was delivered to Cunard on 22nd December 2003 and her maiden voyage was to Ft Lauderdale from Southampton on 12th January 2004.

During the June 2016 dry dock Cunard added 15 cabins for singles on deck 2 (3L) and 3, and 30 balcony cabins and 5 inside cabins to deck 13 forward. Todd English was changed to The Verandah Restaurant.

During November 6 to 28, 2020 drydock the ship upgraded carpeting and décor throughout the ship including some stateroom bathrooms.

This is the only ocean liner with regular Transatlantic crossings between England and USA.

There are 1363 staterooms on board with the largest being the Grand Duplex Suites.

The main dining options on board are separated for guests in regards to their cabins category. All dining options include:

Queens Grill Restaurant- main dining room for guests in Queens Grill accommodations
Princess Grill Restaurant- main dining room for guest in Princess Grill accommodations
Britannia Restaurant- main dining room for guests staying in Balcony, Oceanview, or Inside
Britannia Club-private dining within Britannia that is for Britannia Club Balcony guests
Kings Court- self service buffet with Chefs Galley area and Chefs Table
Golden Lion Pub- traditional british pub bar
The Verandah- contemporary french cuisine
The Carver-offers gourmet English cuisine, reservations are recommended
Lotus-Asian cuisine with Chinese, Japanese, Indian and Thai dishes; reservations only
La Piazza-24-hour; serves Italian cuisine; reservations recommended
Carinthia Lounge- alternative breakfast, lunch, and premium coffees
Veuve Cliquot Bar-Champagne bar; the menu also includes tapas and canapes

Nightly entertainment can be found at one of the lounges and bars on board. The Royal Court Theater offers grand shows and productions. The Illuminations Theater is 2-level and has a giant movie screen, and hosts the worlds only Planetarium at sea. There is also a Casino, Video Arcade, Chart Room (cocktail bar with live jazz), Queens Room (formal dancing ballroom), and a Disco/Nightclub.

Children and teens have their own areas to enjoy time with other passengers of the same age. There are age-appropriate activities.

Families and guests of all ages will enjoy time at the family pool area which has a sunbathing area and splash pool, as well as the Pavilion Pool area, Sun Deck pool area, and Terrace Pool area, which each have 2 whirlpools and sunbathing. Fun activites include time at the sports court which has deck games, mini-golf course, and golf simulator machines. There is also a fitness center for those who prefer to exercise there.

The Spa and Salon complex is 2-levels and has a Thalassotherapy pool, Thermal suite, saunas, treatment rooms, relaxation room, steam room, and beauty salon.

Other notable venues include the Photo Gallery & Shop, the Art Gallery, the Cyber Center, Library, and shopping area.

Queen Mary Ship Stats

Item Detail
Year Built 2003
Years Old 20
Tons 149,215
Speed 28.5 knots
Length 1,132 feet
Beam 147 feet
Total Cabins 1,363
Crew 1,253
Expected Passengers 2,726 to 3,271
Expected Space Ratio 46
Total decks 13
Decks with cabins 11

Queen Mary Features


  • 1 Retractable Roof Pools
  • 3 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
  • Jogging Track


  • Casino casino
  • No Cigar Lounge
  • No Chapel
  • Video Arcade
  • Show Lounge
  • Hair Salon
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center
  • Library library
  • Bridge Viewing Area
  • No Outdoor Movie Screen
  • 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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