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Royal Caribbean Cruise Line

Information about Serenade of the Seas
Year Built
Space Ratio

General Information

The Serenade of the Seas started sailing in 2003. Former names: none. The Serenade of the Seas is registered in Nassau, Bahamas. The Serenade of the Seas has 1074 cabins.

You can expect between 2148 to 2578 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Serenade of the Seas has a space ratio of 35. (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 41.9.

The Serenade of the Seas has 859 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.
2001- Radiance of the Seas
2002- Brilliance of the Seas
2003- Serenade of the Seas
2004- Jewel of the Seas


There are 19 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 7.

54% Balconies

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

Other Information

The abbreviation Royal Caribbean uses for this ship is SR. Maiden voyage was on August 1st, 2003. This is the 3rd ship in the Radiance-class. There are 1074 staterooms with the largest being the Royal Suite, and smallest being the Studio Interior.

There are 8 dining options on board:

Reflections Reflections- Large dining room with 2 smaller dining rooms (Mirage and Illusions)
Windjammer Cafe- Lido buffet restaurant, all 3 meals
Chops Grille- specialty restaurant, open kitchen, reservations recommended
Giovannis Table- Italian restaurant, reservations recommended
Chefs Table- 12 seat gourmet restaurant
Park Cafe- deli restaurant, complimentary
Izumi- Asian Restaurant
Ritas Cantina- Mexican specialty

Nightly entertainment can be found at the Tropical Theatre which features grand production shows of dance, acrobatics, comedy, and games. Aerial acrobatics shows can also be found at the Centrum, which is the main hub of the ship and houses a few lounges, and a card room. For late night, the Vortex Disco and Nightclub offers a revolving bar and dancing and the Casino offers gaming tables and slot machines.

Children and teens have plenty to keep them busy with the Adventure Beach and Adventure Ocean lounge area, outdoor movie screen/cinema, video games arcade, teen disco club, mini-golf course, and sports court.

Adults have their very own Solarium Lounge which has a pool and relaxation area, and the Vitality at Sea Spa and fitness center.

Planned to take a 274-day itinerary, called the Ultimate World Cruise in December 2023.

Serenade of the Seas Ship Stats

Item Detail
Year Built 2003
Years Old 20
Tons 90,090
Speed 25.0 knots
Length 962 feet
Beam 131 feet
Total Cabins 1,074
Crew 859
Expected Passengers 2,148 to 2,578
Expected Space Ratio 35
Total decks 13
Decks with cabins 7

Serenade of the Seas Features


  • 1 Indoor Pools
  • 1 Outdoor Pools swimming
  • 3 Whirlpools (hot tubs)
  • Rock Climbing Wall rockclimbing
  • No Flow Rider
  • No Ice Rink
  • No Bowling
  • No Zipline
  • Waterslide
  • No Water Park
  • No Ropes Course
  • Mini Golf 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
  • Outdoor Movie Screen
  • Teen Lounge
  • Passenger Promenade Deck
  • Sea Viewing Lounge on upper deck
  • Adult Only Outside Lounge Area

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Smoking Policy

  • Smoking cigarettes, cigars, electronic cigarettes, and pipes is permitted only in designated outdoor areas that have signage (mainly on the starboard side)
  • Smoking is not permitted inside staterooms or balconies, Central Park or Boardwalk neighborhoods, dining venues, theaters, bars, lounges, hallways, pools, elevators, or jogging tracks
  • The casino allows smoking and has a designated area for non-smoking on most cruises.

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