Pacific Encounter deck plans
Deck layouts, review of facilities, activities, amenities
Pacific Encounter deck plan review at CruiseMapper provides newest cruise deck plans (2021-2022-2023 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 2021) 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 1297 cabins for 2600 passengers served by 1100 crew/staff. The ship has 13 passenger accessible decks, 11 restaurants and bars, 6 lounges, 4 swimming pools, 9 jacuzzies, 14 elevators.
Passenger-use launderettes (laundromats) are located on decks 5, 8, 9, 0, 11 and 12. These are self-service laundry facilities with ironing boards and detergent being provided.
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".
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