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Princess Cruise Line

Information about Ruby Princess
Year Built
Space Ratio

General Information

The Ruby Princess started sailing in 2008. Former names: none. The Ruby Princess is registered in Hamilton, Bermuda. The Ruby Princess has 1530 cabins.

You can expect between 3060 to 3672 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Ruby Princess has a space ratio of 30.9. (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 37.1.

The Ruby 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.
2006- Crown Princess
2007- Emerald Princess
2008- Ruby Princess


There are 29 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.

18 Decks

There are 18 on this ship. The highest deck number is 19. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 8.

57% Balconies

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

Other Information

The 116,000 GRT Ruby Princess is a member of the Grand class of ships carrying from 2,600 to 3,100 passengers. Her sister ships of similar design are the Emerald and Crown Princess. Maiden voyage was on November 8th, 2008.

During December 2015 drydock 100 cabins were converted to interconnecting cabins. Sabatinis became SHARE Restaurant. Share is only open for dinner and includes a $39 cover charge. Food here can not be found anywhere else on the ship.

There are many dining options on board including some specialty options as well:
Michaelangelo Restaurant- dinner only, anytime dining, complimentary
Crown Grill- steak/seafood restaurant, complimentary
Da Vinci Restaurant- Breakfast, lunch, and dinner with anytime dining, complimentary
Botticelli Restaurant- dinner only, fixed seating times, complimentary
Sabatinis Restaurant- Italian specialty restaurant
Trident Grill & Prego Pizzeria- fast food buffet, complimentary
Horizon Court & Cafe Caribe- buffet, complimentary

During the day, adults can enjoy The Sanctuary which is an adults-only pool and relaxation area, or they can check out the fitness center and spa. Kids and teens have plenty of activities to keep them busy with their very own teen and kids centers with organized programming, a video games arcade, pool and play area, and large outdoor LED screen.

The Princess Ruby theater is the main venue on this ship, and it offers production shows, comedy acts, and a variety of musical selections. Other venues include Crooners, which offers music trivia contests; Explorers Lounge offers sports tournaments and art auctions, comedy shows and magicians; The Piazza offers circus acts and musical performances; Club Fusion offers a game show and nightclub.

The NEW Ultimate Ship Tour gives special guests a chance to visit the engine room, funnel, photo lab, and the Navigation Bridge. There are also new enrichment programs including a bartending skills class and cruise ship navigation lessons.

Ruby Princess Ship Stats

Item Detail
Year Built 2008
Years Old 16
Tons 113,561
Speed 27.0 knots
Length 951 feet
Beam 159 feet
Total Cabins 1,530
Crew 1,200
Expected Passengers 3,060 to 3,672
Expected Space Ratio 31
Total decks 18
Decks with cabins 8

Ruby 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
  • Jogging Track


  • Casino casino
  • 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
  • Sea Viewing Lounge on upper deck
  • Adult Only Outside Lounge Area

Live Cruise Ship Tracking - Ruby 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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