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Royal Caribbean Cruise Line

Information about Symphony of the Seas
Year Built
Space Ratio

General Information

The Symphony of the Seas started sailing in 2018. Former names: none. The Symphony of the Seas is registered in Nassau, Bahamas. The Symphony of the Seas has 2745 cabins.

You can expect between 5490 to 6314 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Symphony of the Seas 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 41.5.

The Symphony of the Seas has 2394 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.
2009- Oasis of the Seas
2010- Allure of the Seas
2016- Harmony of the Seas
2018- Symphony of the Seas
2022- Wonder of the Seas
2024- Utopia of the Seas


There are 45 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.

17 Decks

There are 17 on this ship. The highest deck number is 18. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 10.

71% Balconies

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

Other Information

The abbreviation Royal Caribbean uses for this ship is SY. Built in 2018, this is the second ship in the Oasis-class.

There are 7 neighborhoods on board and they comprise of Royal Promenade, Central Park, Boardwalk, Entertainment Zone, Sports Zone, Youth Center complex, and Wellness complex.

There are 2759 staterooms on board with the largest being the Royal Loft Suite.

Dining options on board include:

American Icon Grill-a la carte restaurant; offers an open seating breakfast, lunch, Brasserie 30
menu; with two assigned dinner seatings and Private Dining area.
The Grande-DreamWorks-themed breakfast, two fixed dinner seatings and My Time Dining
Johnny Rockets-fast food restaurant, complimentary
Chic- expansive dinner menu, 2 seatings
Windjammer Marketplace buffet restaurant- self service, open all day
Jamies Italian Kitchen-specialty restaurant, reservations recommended
Chops Grille-steakhouse/seafood
Sorrentos-Italian restaurant
Izumi-Asian/Japanese restaurant
Boardwalk Dog House-complimentary
Solarium Bistro- healthy dining
Coastal Kitchen-Suite passengers only restaurant
El Loco Fresh- fast food bar that offers made-to-order tacos, burritos, quesadillas, salads, salsas.
Hooked Seafood-

Nightly entertainment can be found at the Royal Theater which offers grand productions, and the AquaTheatre which has water shows. There is a comedy club, and indoor skating rink which also has ice shows, a 2-deck high dancing lounge (Music Hall) with live music, karaoke bar, a casino, a Latin lounge and bar, sports bar and arcade, and a disco club and lounge.

Children and teens will have plenty to do at their very own age-appropriate clubs and lounges, including the Adventure Science Lab, Imagination Studio, and Kids Avenue. H20 Zone is a family outdoor playground and waterpark with waterslides, splash pad, and water-play. Families will also enjoy time at the on board Escape Room, Playmakers arcade, laser tag, Flowrider, the sports court with rock-climbing wall, Carousel, Golf Course, Zip Line, and the many waterslides and pool options.

Adults will enjoy some private time at the Solarium which is exclusive for adults and has a bar, pool, sundeck, and jacuzzis. There is also a spa and fitness center.

Central Park is an outdoor relaxation area with 20000+ live plants, and it features pathways and signage with detailed info on all of the plants.

Symphony of the Seas Ship Stats

Item Detail
Year Built 2018
Years Old 6
Tons 228,081
Speed 23.0 knots
Length 1,188 feet
Beam 217 feet
Total Cabins 2,745
Crew 2,394
Expected Passengers 5,475 to 6,314
Expected Space Ratio 36
Total decks 17
Decks with cabins 10

Symphony of the Seas Features


  • 6 Outdoor Pools swimming
  • 10 Whirlpools (hot tubs)
  • Rock Climbing Wall rockclimbing
  • Flowrider
  • Ice Rink
  • Bowling
  • Zipline
  • Waterslide
  • Water Park
  • No Ropes Course
  • Mini Golf golf
  • Sports Court
  • Jogging Track


  • Casino casino
  • No Cigar Lounge
  • Chapel
  • Video 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
  • hand carved carousel

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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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