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Princess Cruises offers features that make you feel right at home while you’re at sea. Let Princess® be your guide to some of the most exciting cruise vacation destinations in the world; such as Alaska, Asia, Canada, California, The Caribbean, Europe, Mexico, Australia, Panama Canal, South America, and Hawaii.

Traveling the high seas to see some of the world's greatest treasures has never been easier with the Princess Cruises itineraries available. Whether you want to go on a world cruise or explore a specific destination, you can escape completely® on a Princess Cruises vacation and make enchanted memories along the way.

The Piazza is one of the most magnificent Princess Cruises amenities. This beautiful piazza-style grand atrium spans several decks and has glass-walled lifts that give travelers breathtaking panoramic views of the ship. The Piazza also leads you to the International Cafe where you can enjoy light meals and coffee, as well as the Vines Bar, which offers 30 decadent wines by the glass.

The Sanctuary is an area of the ship that is dedicated to establishing a soothing experience, allowing you to immerse yourself in tranquility during your Princess Cruises vacation. Here, you can lounge in an outdoor spa-inspired setting and enjoy light meals or massages. The Lotus Spa is another area you can visit to enjoy relaxing spa treatments and massages to completely unwind.

Another hallmark of traveling with Princess Cruises is being able to enjoy a variety of live entertainment throughout your trip. You'll never have a dull moment while you're on board, whether your preference is music, sports or theater, you will find an engaging event that suits your preferred diversion.

There’s a plethora of daytime activities offered to travelers . Once the sun sets, Princess Cruises takes advantage of the magical feel of nights out at sea with the abundance of evening entertainment offered to passengers. One of the most beloved offerings is Movies Under The Stars® — the popular outdoor movie theater where you can lay back in a poolside lounge chair under the starlit sky and watch a feature film. Nothing quite beats a date with your loved one under the romantic moonlight.

To make all of your travel dreams come true, there's no better way to escape on a majestic tour defined by excitement, fun and relaxation than on a Princess Cruises vacation.  You’ll come back new.

Ships

Crown Princess®

Sailing some of the most popular destinations in the world, this amenity-filled ship is a crowning jewel of the Princess fleet.

Featuring our latest innovations, Crown Princess is one of the largest Princess ships, with room for 3,080 passengers. From her nearly 900 balconies, you can enjoy sweeping views of romantic landscapes across the world.  After experiencing the relaxed comfort of our intimate onboard venues, however, you may not want to explore the beauty ashore! The serenity of The Sanctuary® and the casual street café atmosphere of the Piazza may just reel you in for the day, while your nights might be filled with the great tasting food offered in the Crown GrillSM followed by a first-run film at Movies Under the Stars®.

Crown Princess Ship Facts:

  • Passenger Capacity: 3,082 lower berths
  • Tonnage: 113,561
  • Inaugural Cruise: June 14, 2006
  • Last Refurbished: November 2011
  • Christener: Martha Stewart

Dining and Snacks: Three main dining rooms, Sabatini's – Italian restaurant, Crown Grill – Steak and seafood grill, International Café – Coffee and snacks, Vines – Wine and snacks, light meals, and desserts, Café Caribe – Caribbean/Mediterranean Buffet, Horizon Court – Buffet restaurant, Prego – Poolside pizza, Trident Grill – Hamburger and hot dog grill, Scoops – Ice cream sundae bar, Ultimate Balcony Dining, 24-hour room service

Showrooms/Lounges: Princess Theater, Explorers Lounge, Club Fusion, Wheelhouse Bar, Skywalkers Nightclub, Adagio Bar, Crooners Bar, Speakeasy Cigar Lounge

Passenger Services: The Sanctuary, Movies Under the Stars screen, Lotus Spa and Fitness Center, Piazza Atrium, Gatsby's Casino, Kid's and Teen's Centers, Sports Deck, Wedding Chapel, Internet Café, Photo/Video Gallery, Library, Art Gallery, Duty-free Boutiques, Passenger Services Desk, Shore Excursions Desk, Medical Center

  • Number of Crew: 1,200
  • Registry: Bermuda
  • Length: 952 feet
  • Height: 195 feet
  • Number of Decks: 19
  • Passenger Cabins: 1,541 total
    • 28 Suites with private balconies — Square footage: 319-689*
    • 2 Family Suites — Square footage: 607*
    • 178 Mini-suites with private balconies — Square footage: 370-536*
    • 678 Balcony cabins — Square footage: 233-273*
    • 222 Ocean view cabins — Square footage: 158-182
    • 433 Inside cabins — Square footage: 163
    • *includes balcony
    • Wheelchair Accessible Cabins: 31
    • Cabins with Private Balconies: 887 (80 percent of all outside cabins)
  • Pools: 4 (plus 2 splash pools)
  • Whirlpools Spas: 7
  • Lifeboats: 18 lifeboats, 6 tenders, 2 rescue boats
  • Builder: Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani, Monfalcone, Italy

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Accommodations

Suite with Balcony

Premium accommodations and luxurious appointments are the signature of our expansive 460 to 687-square-foot Suites. Your Suite stateroom includes a spacious cabin and large 95 to 241-square-foot balcony, along with special suite-only benefits.

Family Suite with Balcony

Premium accommodations and luxurious appointments are the signature of our expansive 460 to 687-square-foot Suites. Your Suite stateroom includes a spacious cabin and large 95 to 241-square-foot balcony, along with special suite-only benefits. Suites feature a separate seating area with a sofabed, walk-in closet, full bathroom and deluxe amenities.

Mini-Suite with Balcony

The luxurious Mini-Suite offers approximately 323 square feet of comfort and a separate seating area with a sofa bed for lounging or sleeping a third passenger. The spacious balcony is approximately 57 square feet and the bathroom offers a combination tub and shower.

Balcony

The spacious approximately 231-square-foot Balcony stateroom is appointed with fine amenities and outstanding views from an approximately 45-square-foot private balcony.

Oceanview

The Oceanview stateroom is approximately 179 square feet and features a picture window^ for memorable views. The Oceanview stateroom is richly appointed with fine amenities.

Oceanview (Obstructed)

The Obstructed Oceanview stateroom is approximately 158 to 179 square feet and features the same fine amenities as our Oceanview stateroom, but the view from the picture window is either fully or partially obstructed.

Interior

The Interior stateroom is approximately 162 to 182 square feet and richly appointed with fine amenities

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Dining

Once you step onboard the choices are all yours — including what and when to eat.

Our Princess chefs are true culinary artists who insist on serving the very finest cuisine — and it shows. Our entire fleet has been inducted into the prestigious Chaîne des Rôtisseurs gastronomic society. Each chef's menu is creative and the selections change every day. Pair that with impeccable service and you're in for an unforgettable gourmet experience.

Crown Princess’ restaurants are always in big demand and the options, Sabatini’s and Crown Grill, are no exception, serving up exquisite local specialties and gourmet favorites. Reservations recommended. Cover charge applies.

Sabatini’s captures the heart of Italian cuisine in a truly authentic atmosphere, while The Crown Grill serves premium aged beef and fresh seafood items in a theater-style kitchen. Our specialty restaurants promise an experience you’re sure to remember.

At any hour, our chefs are busy baking, grilling and sautéing the ingredients of your next meal. Bread and pastries are baked fresh three times a day, and sauces are prepared by hand.

A sumptuous variety of dining options awaits you on every voyage. Crown Princess offers you the choice of Traditional Dining with fixed time and seating, or Anytime Dining with the flexibility to dine when and with whom you choose.

  • Traditional Dining is the classic cruise experience, allowing you to dine at set times with the same table mates and wait staff each evening.
  • Anytime Dining* offers more flexibility, giving you the freedom to dine with whom you choose, anytime between 5:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. in a selection of elegant, upscale restaurants.

Both options offer menus featuring creatively prepared appetizers, entrees and desserts that change each day of your voyage.

Looking for something a bit more casual? Drop by the Piazza-style Atrium and visit the International Café for fresh-baked pastries, paninis, and gelato. Or grab a seat in the Vines Wine Bar, which was voted one of the "Best Wine Bars at Sea," by USA Today, for an intriguing selection of sushi, tapas and, of course, wine.

Enjoy casual dining in the Horizon Court, or step out by the pool on deck for cheeseburgers or a hand-tossed slice of the "Best Pizza at Sea," according to USA Today.

For an enchanted evening, dine alfresco style, with Ultimate Balcony Dining – a romantic, multi-course dinner, served on your balcony by a dedicated waitstaff. Or if you prefer, a refreshing breakfast option is also available.

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Activities

Throughout your cruise, whether you love activity or crave tranquility, Princess® offers everything you could need for a relaxing, rejuvenating retreat, including a wide variety of freshly prepared cuisine and innovative experiences.

Fill your days with activities and do nothing the next. Take a personal enrichment class, do yoga, go duty-free shopping, or just relax with a dip in one of the pools or spas.

The many activities onboard our ships are designed to stimulate, educate, entertain, inspire and sweat — not necessarily in that order. But, you can be sure we'll do our best to cover all the bases. And from art auctions to our Lotus Spa, this ship is loaded with fun things to do.

Pools & Spas

Sometimes floating serenely just isn't enough — splash around, ride the waves, swim against the current or take a dip in one of this ship's bubbling hot tubs.

A unique oasis of tranquility on Princess vessels, The Sanctuary offers passengers the perfect place to take a break and indulge in a private getaway.  The exclusive adults-only retreat offers a relaxing alternative to the myriad outdoor activities and entertainment available elsewhere throughout the vessel.  Solitude seekers can escape completely to this plush, outdoor spa-inspired setting with signature beverages, light meals, massages, attentive service and relaxing personal entertainment.

Sports

Our ships will keep you on the run, literally, with basketball, paddle tennis, jogging tracks and state-of-the-art gyms equipped with machines that'll keep your heart rate pumping.

Enrichment

When is a cruise an opportunity to enrich? When it's a Princess cruise. This ship offers area lectures, art exhibits and classes taught by local experts.

  • World-class art collection, gallery and auctions
  • ScholarShip@Sea®
  • 24-hour Internet Café (wireless access available)
  • Library
  • Boutiques

Hearts & Minds Wedding Chapel

Our experienced wedding coordinators will design a wedding that is truly extraordinary. Whether your wedding is an intimate ceremony for two or a grand event with many guests, we will guide you in every way — from the destination to dining to décor and down to the smallest detail.

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Family

Princess' Youth Programs Makes Cruising Fun for the Whole Family.

The goal of the family vacation is simple -- to find that elusive experience that allows both parents and kids to each enjoy their favorite activities as well as spend quality time together. Families have discovered that cruising is an ideal way to escape, providing a destination that meets the individual interests and needs of both adults and children.

Aboard Princess ships, the Youth and Teen Programs provide state-of-the-art youth center facilities and an array of activities that will keep junior cruisers entertained. And parents can relax knowing their children are nearby, well-supervised and having fun.

Princess Youth and Teen Programs offer a wide range of fun activities for children between the ages of 3 and 17. While youth facilities vary by vessel, children are welcomed with a myriad of games and activities on all Princess ships, and are supervised by a dedicated staff of youth activity professionals. The program offers three distinct, age-specific programs -- Princess Pelicans (ages 3-7), Shockwaves (ages 8-12) and Remix (ages 13-17).

Each group features age-appropriate activities with separate facilities with expansive youth center with indoor and outdoor areas for each age group. A special schedule outlining the next day's activities, customized for each age group, is delivered each evening to the youth on board. Children under age 3 are welcome to use the youth center facilities as long as they are accompanied by an adult.

As part of the Princess Youth and Teen Programs, junior cruisers will also be able to participate in two special dinner evenings designed for each age group. Younger passengers will enjoy dining with their newfound friends and counselors in one of their ship's many eateries. For teens, one of the two evenings will feature a special formal get-together in one of the main dining rooms, complete with photographs and a group night out to see one of Princess' many award-winning stage productions. 

Princess' Adventures Ashore program features a wide range of tours appealing to explorers of all ages while in port. At Princess Cays, the line's private beach in the Bahamas, a supervised play area called Pelicans’ Perch features a pirate ship playground and sandbox, providing a safe and fun place for beach play.  For young passengers who would rather stay on board, the youth and teen centers offer regular activities while in port, including lunch in one of the ship’s restaurants.

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Services

Holiday Cruise Activities

No matter the holiday, there's no better place to celebrate than onboard a Princess Cruises voyage. Join us as we celebrate with festive traditions.

Nightlife

Our ships offer multiple entertainment venues and performances, allowing you the flexibility to go see a show before or after dinner, or on another night entirely.

Lotus Spa

Revitalize from head to toe with a blissful treatment or message at the Lotus Spa, named "Best on a Cruise Ship" by the Spafinder Wellness 365™. Or visit our state-of-the-art fitness center for an invigorating workout with our expert trainers.

Casino

Everyone is welcome to join us for an exciting, entertaining and fun time with your friendly casino staff. Join us for Bingo, slots activity, card games and much more, please see our interactive guide.

Art Auctions

Discover the world of art onboard Princess. Every ship has art experts and world-class caliber artwork to enrich your cruise experience, or perhaps, even to take home.

Princess Cruises Book Club

The Princess Cruises Book Club offers an opportunity for fascinating literary discussions among passengers.

Princess Cruises Ultimate Ship Tour®
A Behind-the-Scenes Adventure

Crown Princess passengers can get an exclusive glimpse at the behind-the-scenes action onboard with the Princess Cruises Ultimate Ship Tour® — a cruise industry first. The tour is offered once or twice per cruise on a sea day, and allows passengers to explore the engine control room, medical center, print shop, laundry, photo lab, bridge, and other areas typically seen only by the ship's crew. The final stop of the tour is the ship's command center, where passengers will meet the Captain, enjoy special refreshments and take in the dramatic views from the bridge's wraparound windows. Participants will also receive a variety of themed mementos at many other stops along the route.

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