Pacific Encounter deck plans

Deck layouts, review of facilities, activities, amenities

Pacific Encounter deck plan review at CruiseMapper provides newest cruise deck plans (2024-2025-2026 valid floor layouts of the vessel) extracted from the officially issued by P&O Australia (P&O Cruises) deckplan pdf (printable version).

Each of the Pacific Encounter cruise ship deck plans are conveniently combined with a legend (showing cabin codes) and detailed review of all the deck's venues and passenger-accessible indoor and outdoor areas. A separate link provides an extensive information on Pacific Encounter staterooms (cabins and suites), including photos, cabin plans and amenities by room type and category.

Pacific Encounter (2002-built as "Star Princess", last refurbished by Princess in 2017, last refurbishment by P&O Australia in 2023 February) is the third of the nine Grand-class Princess cruise ships - together with the Princess ships Caribbean, Crown, Diamond, Emerald, Golden (Pacific Adventure since 2020), Grand, Ruby and Sapphire. Since 2021, the ship is part of P&O Australia's fleet, with fleetmates Pacific Adventure (ex Golden Princess) and Pacific Explorer (ex Dawn Princess).

Star Princess (Pacific Encounter) cruise ship deck plan shows a total of 1298 cabins for 2596 passengers (max capacity is 3115) served by 1100 crew-staff. The boat has 18 decks (13 passenger-accessible, 7 with cabins), 11 dining options (restaurants and food bars), 6 lounges and bars, 4 swimming pools, 9 Jacuzzis (outdoor whirlpool hot tubs), 14 elevators.

Passenger-use launderettes (laundromats) are located on decks 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. These are self-service laundry facilities with ironing boards and detergent being provided.

Pacific Encounter refurbishment 2021 review

During drydock 2021 (March-April/2-week project at Damen Shipyards Singapore) the ship's hull and superstructure were repainted.

The ship's 3 restaurants (Angelo’s, Dragon Lady, The Waterfront) were refitted with new carpets and artworks. To The Pantry (lido market) were added 3x Australian fresh food outlets (Stix, Curry House, Kettle & Bun).

The drydocking project included 250+ contractors, 84000+ man-hours, installed new carpeting (~14000 m2 / ~150700 ft2 of carpets), and all the interior was repainted (~5000 m2 / 53800 ft2 of walls and ceilings).

All public spaces were extensively cleaned and renovated.

Also were conducted general maintenance works.

Star Princess deck plan changes 2017 refurbishment review

The list of deck plan changes following the ship's 15-day drydock refurbishment in 2017 (December 3-15, done in San Francisco CA) included:

  • All passenger staterooms received new bedding (all beds were replaced with Princess Luxury Bed). Many cabins were made interconnecting. Category MA (Mini-Suite) was changed to M1.
  • The ship's kids and teen lounges (part of "Camp Discovery") were renovated and updated via a partnership with Discovery Channel (as part of Princess Cruises' complimentary onboard children program "Discovery at Sea").
  • To the onboard Boutiques (Shops of Princess) were added "Fragrance & Cosmetic" and "Effy Fine Jewelry".
  • Sabatini’s Italian Trattoria (speciality restaurant) was updated with new decor and a new menu (partnership with Chef Angelo Auriana).
  • The ship's wellness complex (Lotus Spa and Fitness Center) was upgraded with the latest gym equipment.
  • The Casino Lounge was redesigned and received new carpeting.
  • Among the other upgrades were new upholstery and carpeting throughout the ship and general maintenance works.

The ship's 2017 refurbishment was part of Princess Cruises' USD 450 million multi-year fleet renovation program "Come Back New Promise".

Deck layouts

  • Deck 04 - Tendering-Hospital

    Pacific Encounter Deck 04 - Tendering-Hospital
  • Deck 05 - Cabins-Dining1-Shops1

    Pacific Encounter Deck 05 - Cabins-Dining1-Shops1
  • Deck 06 - Dining2-Shops2-Casino

    Pacific Encounter Deck 06 - Dining2-Shops2-Casino
  • Deck 07 - Promenade-Lounge-Shops3

    Pacific Encounter Deck 07 - Promenade-Lounge-Shops3
  • Deck 08 - Cabins

    Pacific Encounter Deck 08 - Cabins
  • Deck 09 - Cabins

    Pacific Encounter Deck 09 - Cabins
  • Deck 10 - Cabins

    Pacific Encounter Deck 10 - Cabins
  • Deck 11 - Cabins

    Pacific Encounter Deck 11 - Cabins
  • Deck 12 - Cabins-Oasis Pool

    Pacific Encounter Deck 12 - Cabins-Oasis Pool
  • Deck 14 - Cabins-Lido-Pools-Adults-Bridge

    Pacific Encounter Deck 14 - Cabins-Lido-Pools-Adults-Bridge
  • Deck 15 - Sundeck-Spa-Kids-Teens

    Pacific Encounter Deck 15 - Sundeck-Spa-Kids-Teens
  • Deck 16 - Adults-Byron Beach Club

    Pacific Encounter Deck 16 - Adults-Byron Beach Club
  • Deck 17 - P&O Edge-Waterslide-Sports-Nightclub

    Pacific Encounter Deck 17 - P&O Edge-Waterslide-Sports-Nightclub
  • Deck 18 - Star Princess_deck5-Plaza

    Pacific Encounter Deck 18 - Star Princess_deck5-Plaza
  • Deck 19 - Star Princess_deck6-Fiesta

    Pacific Encounter Deck 19 - Star Princess_deck6-Fiesta
  • Deck 20 - Star Princess_deck7-Promenade

    Pacific Encounter Deck 20 - Star Princess_deck7-Promenade
  • Deck 21 - Star Princess_deck8-Emerald

    Pacific Encounter Deck 21 - Star Princess_deck8-Emerald
  • Deck 22 - Star Princess_deck9-Dolphin

    Pacific Encounter Deck 22 - Star Princess_deck9-Dolphin
  • Deck 23 - Star Princess_deck10-Caribe

    Pacific Encounter Deck 23 - Star Princess_deck10-Caribe
  • Deck 24 - Star Princess_deck11-Baja

    Pacific Encounter Deck 24 - Star Princess_deck11-Baja
  • Deck 25 - Star Princess_deck12-Aloha

    Pacific Encounter Deck 25 - Star Princess_deck12-Aloha
  • Deck 26 - Star Princess_deck14-Lido

    Pacific Encounter Deck 26 - Star Princess_deck14-Lido
  • Deck 27 - Star Princess_deck15-Sundeck

    Pacific Encounter Deck 27 - Star Princess_deck15-Sundeck
  • Deck 28 - Star Princess_deck16-Sports

    Pacific Encounter Deck 28 - Star Princess_deck16-Sports
  • Deck 29 - Star Princess_deck17-Sky

    Pacific Encounter Deck 29 - Star Princess_deck17-Sky

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