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Crown Princess

Crown Princess Review and Specifications

Specifications of Crown Princess

Year built2006  /  Age : 14
Flag state Bermuda
BuilderFincantieri (Monfalcone, Italy)
ClassCrown
Building costUSD 500 million
OwnerCarnival Corporation & PLC
OperatorPrincess Cruises
Speed23 kn / 43 kph / 26 mph
Length (LOA)288 m / 945 ft
Beam (width)48 m / 157 ft
Gross Tonnage113561 gt
Passengers3062 - 3674
Crew1200
Passengers-to-space ratio31
Decks18
Cabins1531
Decks with cabins8
Last Refurbishment2018
Sister-shipsCaribbean Princess, Diamond Princess, Emerald Princess, Golden Princess (Pacific Adventure), Grand Princess, Ruby Princess, Sapphire Princess, Star Princess (Pacific Encounter)
Christened byMartha Stewart

Current itinerary / position of Crown Princess

Crown Princess current cruise is 20 days, round-trip Caribbean Explorer. The itinerary starts on 06 Jan, 2020 and ends on 26 Jan, 2020.

All Itineraries Current Position
Date / TimePort
06 Jan 16:00    Departing from Fort Lauderdale, Port Everglades, Florida hotels
07 Jan 09:00 - 17:00    Princess Cays, Eleuthera Bahamas private island
09 Jan 09:00 - 19:00    Saint Thomas Island, Charlotte Amalie, USVI
10 Jan 07:00 - 16:00    St Johns, Antigua
11 Jan 10:00 - 20:00    Bridgetown, Barbados
12 Jan 08:00 - 18:00    Castries, St Lucia Island
13 Jan 09:00 - 18:00    Basseterre, Port Zante, St Kitts Island
16 Jan 07:00 - 16:00    Fort Lauderdale, Port Everglades, Florida
17 Jan 09:00 - 16:00    Princess Cays, Eleuthera Bahamas private island
19 Jan 08:00 - 17:00    Saint Thomas Island, Charlotte Amalie, USVI
20 Jan 09:00 - 18:00    Roseau, Dominica
21 Jan 07:00 - 14:00    St Georges, Grenada
22 Jan 12:00 - 20:00    Kralendijk, Bonaire Island, Dutch Antilles
23 Jan 07:00 - 17:00    Oranjestad, Aruba Island, Dutch Antilles
26 Jan    Arriving in Fort Lauderdale, Port Everglades, Florida hotels

Review of Crown Princess

Launched in 2006, Crown Princess is the 7th Grand-class Princess Cruises ship, together with CaribbeanDiamondGolden (Pacific Adventure since 2020)GrandEmeraldRubyStar and Sapphire.

History - construction and ownership

Princess Cruises is a US cruise company headquartered in Beverly Hills CA. A former subsidiary of P&O Princess Cruises (founded 1977), in 2003, the company merged with Carnival Corporation - world's largest passenger shipping company. Among Princess Cruises assets is the Caribbean private island resort Princess Cays (on Bahamas Eleuthera Island's southern end), located approx 80 km (50 mi) from Nassau.

Crown Princess cruise ship

The 113,561-ton, 3,100-passenger cruise ship Crown Princess aims to showcase everything which has come to define the cruise line. This is quintessential Princess with marquee facilities: Movies Under the Stars, a poolside big-screen theater represented on Caribbean Princess cruise ship (and since nicked by just about everyone in the sphere); the bustling, 3-deck Piazza, a combination bakery, Internet cafe, wine/sushi/tapas bar and performance facility; the Sanctuary which is only for adults, a mostly shaded top-vessel retreat with thick, plush loungers, massage cabanas and a spa menu; and Princess' signature duo of specialty dining venues, the Crown Grill (steaks, chops and seafood) and Sabatini's (Italian multi-course repast).

Cruise itinerary program

Crown Princess itinerary program is based on 3- and 4-day short Baja Mexico cruises and week-long Mexican Riviera voyages departing from Los Angeles CA. In the summer, Crown Princess sails in Alaska with departures from Seattle WA.

Cabins

Most Crown Princess staterooms are 170-sq.foot balcony rooms (677). Almost 80% of ship's outside accommodations have private balcony views. There are a total of 1556 staterooms in 33 categories. 31 are the wheelchair accessible rooms. The largest aboard Crown Princess is the Balcony Suite (400 ft2).

Shipboard dining options - Food and Drinks

Crown Princess features three dining rooms, all offering tasteful, Caribbean-themed menu. Botticelli is for fixed-seating dining, while Michaelangelo and Da Vinci are for passengers who have chosen "Anytime Dining". Reservations are available but are not required. Da Vinci also welcomes guests for waiter-service breakfast and lunch. Rotating menu options include soups, appetizers, mains and desserts. There are also signature pasta and choices like Caesar salad and salmon. The healthy Lotus Spa selections are low in sodium and fat. Cafe Caribe and Horizon Court look identical and are open all day long. The Horizon section serves as a lido buffet restaurant and features breakfast buffets. Lunch choices may include unusual dishes like peanut butter sandwiches and fried banana. 

Follows the complete list of Crown Princess restaurants and food bars.

  • Michaelangelo Restaurant (ship's aft Dining Room; dinner only - offers “Anytime Dining” between 5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.)
  • Crown Grill (160-seat steakhouse/seafood restaurant, reservations recommended; on select days serves British Pub Lunch, complimentary)
  • Da Vinci Restaurant (ship's forward Dining Room for Breakfast 7-9 a.m., Lunch 12-1:30 p.m., Afternoon Tea 3:30-4:30 p.m.; features “Anytime Dining” for Dinner between 5:30-8 p.m. or 8-10 p.m.)
  • Botticelli Restaurant (dinner only aft Dining Room; with 2 fixed seatings at 6 p.m. or 8:15 p.m.)
  • Sabatini’s Restaurant (Italian speciality restaurant; reservations recommended)
  • Trident Grill & Prego Pizzeria (self-service, complimentary fast food bar)
  • Horizon Court (self-service buffet restaurant, complimentary)
  • Cafe Caribe (aft self-service buffet restaurant)
  • Pizza & Ice Cream Bar (complimentary).

Shipboard entertainment options - Fun and Sport

The Princess Crown Theater is the main venue on Crown Princess for comedy acts and production shows with a variety of music and selections appealing to a broad mix of ages. Each of the ship's venues has a different offering. Crooners feature music trivia contests and a pianist. Explorer's Lounge hosts events for everything from Wii sports tournaments to art auctions, plus comedy shows and magicians. The Piazza offers various demonstrations, circus-lite acts and musical performances throughout the day. Club Fusion is a part game show, part nightclub venue. Skywalker Nightclub, Princess' trademark, hosts the 70's-, the 80's- and the 90's-inspired nights and a few nights with a variety of modern music. For low-key dancing, head to the Wheelhouse Bar, which hosts combos playing standards and soft rock.

Crown Princess cruise ship

Follows the complete list of Crown Princess lounges, clubs and other entertainment venues for kids, teens and adults.

  • The Piazza Atrium (3-deck open floor area; features live performances entertainment and lobby Bar Piazza)
  • Princess Fine Arts Gallery; Photo Gallery & Shop; Platinum Studio
  • International Cafe (24-hour speciality coffee bar and patisserie); Escapes Travel Cafe (computer room)
  • Vines Bar (wine/seafood/sushi bar)
  • Library (with Internet stations); Internet Cafe (24-hour)
  • Princess Crown Theatre (2-level musical and show productions; hosts workshops, seminars, game shows)
  • Speakeasy Lounge & Bar (smoking lounge and sports bar)
  • Calypso Cove Shop; Essence Shop; Meridian Bay Shop; Facets Shop
  • Gatsby’s Casino
  • Crooners Lounge & Bar (live music; also used for seminars); Adagio Lounge & Bar
  • Explorers Lounge & Bar (disco/show lounge; hosts karaoke, comedy, game shows and art auctions)
  • Wheelhouse Bar (piano bar during the day and an English pub nightly)
  • Club Fusion Lounge (hosts dance classes and quizzes, after 7:30 p.m. becomes Disco & Nightclub)
  • Outrigger Bar (poolside bar); Tradewinds Bar
  • Crown’s Lotus Spa complex; Beauty Salon; Fitness Center (with Aerobics Studio)
  • Hearts & Minds (Wedding Chapel)
  • Movies Under the Stars (LED screen outdoor cinema)
  • Video Games Arcade; Teen Center; Youth Center with Paddling Pool and outdoor playing areas
  • The Sanctuary (adult-only open-air area)
  • Calypso Reef & Pool area; Neptune’s Reef & Pool area
  • Jogging Track; Center Court (volleyball, basketball, European football); Shuffleboard; Princess Links mini golf course
  • Skywalkers Disco & Nightclub.

Crown Princess 2018 refurbishment review

The ship's 2018 drydock refurbishment (10-day project, March 24 - April 3) was at Grand Bahama Shipyard (in Freeport Bahamas). Following the refurbishment, the liner now offers the following new and enhanced amenities:

  • 4 top-deck dining venues were renovated, enhanced and renamed (Salty Dog Grill, Slice, Coffee and Cones, The Mix).
  • The Salty Dog Grill (former Trident Grill) offers Princess burgers (with 100% all-beef meat and onboard baked buns) and Street Tacos (with roasted sweet potato-green chile or grilled chipotle-lime chicken.
  • Slice (former Prego Pizzeria) offers Neapolitan-style pizzas.
  • Coffee and Cones (former Sundaes Ice Cream Bar) offers complimentary ice cream in cones, gourmet ice-cream sandwiches, fresh-brewed speciality coffee (by company's new "New Grounds Crafted Coffee" program).
  • Sabatini's restaurant was renamed to "Sabatini's Trattoria".
  • Sun Deck's LED screen (at the outdoor theatre) was replaced with a bigger one.
  • Horizon Court (buffet restaurant) was reupholstered.
  • The Mix (former Mermaid's Tale) is a poolside bar with an upgraded menu.
  • Club Class Mini-Suite is a new premium cabin category with exclusive dining and VIP amenities (new Club Class Dining, reserved dining area with an expanded menu, expedited seating, priority embarkation-disembarkation).
  • All cabins were upgraded with the custom-made Princess Luxury Beds.
  • Camp Discovery Center (kids and teens facilities serving children ages 3-17) is created via a partnership with Discovery Channel as part of Princess Cruises "Discovery at Sea" onboard enrichment program.
  • Ship's wellness complex (Lotus Spa and Fitness Center) received renovated and upgraded treatments rooms and beauty salon. The fitness received the latest indoor training equipment.
  • The Casino received new carpets, light fixtures, flat TVs at its Bar.
  • Shops of Princess (onboard boutiques) were upgraded, and the Effy Fine Jewelry boutique was added.
  • Ocean Medallion (digital connectivity technology) was installed.
  • All lounges received new carpeting and all soft furnishings were cleaned.

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Princess Cruises Crown ship is from company's Grand-class series, with (same-designed) sisterships Emerald and Ruby, and also Pacific Dawn The rest (similarly-designed) liners from this series are the Caribbean, Diamond, Golden (Pacific Adventure since 2020), Grand, Sapphire, Star.

Ship's christening ceremony was held on June 13, 2006, in Port NYC (New York). Liner's godmother was Martha Stewart - US author, TV woman, successful business lady). On June 14 started the inaugural cruise (maiden voyage) from Port Canaveral Florida to Caribbean (Grand Turk Island, Ocho Rios Jamaica, Grand Cayman Island).

Ship's Captain is Domenico Lubrano Lavadera.

Crown Princess Itineraries

The below listed Crown Princess cruise prices on itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest Princess Cruises fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

DateCruise NameDeparture PortPrice from
2019 Dec 17 20 days, round-trip Caribbean Explorer Fort Lauderdale
2019 Dec 27 10 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Medley Fort Lauderdale
2019 Dec 27 20 days, round-trip Caribbean Explorer Fort Lauderdale
2020 Jan 06 10 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Voyager Fort Lauderdale
2020 Jan 06 20 days, round-trip Caribbean Explorer Fort Lauderdale
2020 Jan 16 10 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Medley Fort Lauderdale $1399
2020 Jan 16 20 days, round-trip Caribbean Explorer Fort Lauderdale
2020 Jan 26 10 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Voyager Fort Lauderdale
2020 Jan 26 20 days, round-trip Caribbean Explorer Fort Lauderdale
2020 Feb 05 10 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Medley Fort Lauderdale $1079
2020 Feb 05 20 days, round-trip Caribbean Explorer Fort Lauderdale
2020 Feb 15 10 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Voyager Fort Lauderdale $1204
2020 Feb 15 20 days, round-trip Caribbean Explorer Fort Lauderdale
2020 Feb 25 10 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Medley Fort Lauderdale $949
2020 Feb 25 20 days, round-trip Caribbean Explorer Fort Lauderdale $2029
2020 Mar 06 10 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Voyager Fort Lauderdale $929
2020 Mar 06 20 days, round-trip Caribbean Explorer Fort Lauderdale $2009
2020 Mar 16 10 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Medley Fort Lauderdale $999
2020 Mar 26 16 days, one-way from Fort Lauderdale to Barcelona Fort Lauderdale $943
2020 Mar 26 23 days, one-way from Fort Lauderdale to Civitavecchia Fort Lauderdale $1678
2020 May 02 7 days, one-way from Barcelona to Civitavecchia Barcelona $1329
2020 May 02 21 days, round-trip Mediterranean Collection Barcelona
2020 May 09 7 days, one-way from Civitavecchia to Piraeus Civitavecchia $1479
2020 May 09 14 days, one-way from Civitavecchia to Barcelona Civitavecchia
2020 May 16 7 days, one-way from Piraeus to Barcelona Piraeus
2020 May 16 14 days, one-way from Piraeus to Southampton Piraeus $2679
2020 May 23 7 days, one-way from Barcelona to Southampton Barcelona $1369
2020 May 30 14 days, round-trip Baltic Heritage Southampton $2829
2020 May 30 28 days, round-trip Land of the Midnight Sun Medley Southampton $5309
2020 Jun 13 14 days, round-trip Land of the Midnight Sun Southampton $2529
2020 Jun 27 7 days, round-trip Norwegian Fjords Southampton $1569
2020 Jun 27 14 days, round-trip Norwegian Fjords & Scandinavia Medley Southampton $2909
2020 Jul 04 7 days, round-trip Scandinavia Southampton $1369
2020 Jul 11 14 days, round-trip Baltic Heritage Southampton $2859
2020 Jul 11 22 days, round-trip Baltic & Norwegian Fjords Medley Southampton $4568
2020 Jul 25 8 days, round-trip Norwegian Fjords Southampton $1759
2020 Jul 25 21 days, round-trip Mediterranean & Norwegian Fjords Medley Southampton $4449
2020 Aug 02 13 days, round-trip Mediterranean Adventurer Southampton $2789
2020 Aug 15 7 days, round-trip Norwegian Fjords Southampton $1419
2020 Aug 22 14 days, round-trip Land of the Midnight Sun Southampton $2429
2020 Sep 05 14 days, round-trip Baltic Heritage Southampton $2851
2020 Sep 19 7 days, round-trip Scandinavia Southampton $1127
2020 Sep 26 11 days, round-trip Canary Islands Southampton $2099
2020 Oct 07 4 days, round-trip Belgium & Channel Islands Sampler Southampton $899
2020 Oct 30 7 days, round-trip Spain & France Southampton $1279
2020 Nov 06 17 days, round-trip Mediterranean & Greek Isles Southampton $3459
2020 Nov 06 33 days, one-way from Southampton to Fort Lauderdale Southampton $5299
2020 Nov 23 16 days, one-way from Southampton to Fort Lauderdale Southampton $1919
2020 Dec 09 10 days, round-trip Panama Canal with Costa Rica & Caribbean Fort Lauderdale $1399
2020 Dec 19 10 days, round-trip Panama Canal with Costa Rica & Caribbean Fort Lauderdale $1599
2020 Dec 29 10 days, round-trip Panama Canal with Costa Rica & Caribbean Fort Lauderdale $1599
2021 Jan 08 14 days, round-trip Circle Caribbean Fort Lauderdale $1999
2021 Jan 22 10 days, round-trip Panama Canal with Costa Rica & Caribbean Fort Lauderdale $1499
2021 Feb 01 10 days, round-trip Panama Canal with Costa Rica & Caribbean Fort Lauderdale $1499
2021 Feb 11 10 days, round-trip Panama Canal with Costa Rica & Caribbean Fort Lauderdale $1499
2021 Feb 21 14 days, round-trip Circle Caribbean Fort Lauderdale $1999
2021 Mar 07 10 days, round-trip Panama Canal with Costa Rica & Caribbean Fort Lauderdale $1599
2021 Mar 17 10 days, round-trip Panama Canal with Costa Rica & Caribbean Fort Lauderdale $1599
2021 Mar 27 14 days, round-trip Circle Caribbean Fort Lauderdale $1999
2021 Apr 10 14 days, one-way from Fort Lauderdale to Southampton Fort Lauderdale $1849
2021 Apr 10 22 days, one-way from Fort Lauderdale to Southampton Fort Lauderdale $3519
2021 Apr 24 8 days, round-trip Ireland & Scotland Southampton $1699
2021 May 02 11 days, one-way from Southampton to Le Havre Southampton $2379
2021 May 02 12 days, round-trip British Isles with Portland (for Stonehenge)(From London) Southampton $2399
2021 May 13 12 days, round-trip British Isles with Portland (for Stonehenge)(from Paris) Le Havre $2499
2021 May 14 12 days, round-trip British Isles with Portland (for Stonehenge)(From London) Southampton $2499
2021 May 25 12 days, round-trip British Isles with Orkney Islands (from Paris) Le Havre $2599
2021 May 26 12 days, round-trip British Isles with Orkney Islands (from London) Southampton $2599
2021 Jun 06 12 days, round-trip British Isles with Orkney Islands (from Paris) Le Havre $2699
2021 Jun 07 12 days, round-trip British Isles with Orkney Islands (from London) Southampton $2699
2021 Jun 18 12 days, round-trip British Isles with Cobh Overnight (from Paris) Le Havre $2824
2021 Jun 19 12 days, round-trip British Isles with Cobh Overnight (from London) Southampton $2749
2021 Jun 30 12 days, round-trip British Isles with Orkney Islands (from Paris) Le Havre $2849
2021 Jul 01 12 days, round-trip British Isles with Orkney Islands (from London) Southampton $2799
2021 Jul 12 12 days, round-trip British Isles with Orkney Islands (from Paris) Le Havre $2899
2021 Jul 13 12 days, round-trip British Isles with Orkney Islands (from London) Southampton $2799
2021 Jul 24 12 days, round-trip British Isles with Portland (for Stonehenge)(from Paris) Le Havre $2899
2021 Jul 25 12 days, round-trip British Isles with Portland (for Stonehenge)(From London) Southampton $2799
2021 Aug 05 12 days, round-trip British Isles with Portland (for Stonehenge)(from Paris) Le Havre $2899
2021 Aug 06 12 days, round-trip British Isles with Portland (for Stonehenge)(From London) Southampton $2799
2021 Aug 17 12 days, round-trip British Isles with Portland (for Stonehenge)(from Paris) Le Havre $2899
2021 Aug 18 12 days, round-trip British Isles with Portland (for Stonehenge)(From London) Southampton $2799
2021 Aug 29 12 days, round-trip British Isles with Orkney Islands (from Paris) Le Havre $2899
2021 Aug 30 12 days, round-trip British Isles with Orkney Islands (from London) Southampton $2799
2021 Sep 10 12 days, round-trip British Isles with Portland (for Stonehenge)(from Paris) Le Havre $2899
2021 Sep 11 12 days, round-trip British Isles with Portland (for Stonehenge)(From London) Southampton $2849
2021 Sep 22 12 days, round-trip British Isles with Orkney Islands (from Paris) Le Havre $2949
2021 Sep 23 12 days, round-trip British Isles with Orkney Islands (from London) Southampton $2849
2021 Oct 04 23 days, one-way from Le Havre to Fort Lauderdale Le Havre $4039
2021 Oct 05 22 days, one-way from Southampton to Fort Lauderdale Southampton $3919

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