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Dawn Princess

Whatever your mood, there's a spot onboard Dawn Princess' 15 sun-drenched decks to match. Although this ship does not offer Princess' signature Anytime Dining, there is still plenty of choice when it comes to eating, from the Renaissance-era inspired Florentine Dining Room, to the authentic Sterling Steakhouse serving fresh prime cuts and premium seafood. Two theatre lounges showcase exciting productions set to impress, while Movies Under the Stars is a perfect family event with first-run films and sweet 'n salty popcorn. Those with a polished palette will find the glitz and the glamour of Magnums' fine Champagne and caviars the ideal evening hideout, or the thrilling Casino might just tempt big spenders into taking a chance on the roulette wheel. 

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At a glance
Tonnage

77441

Length

856 feet

Capacity

1998

Total Crew

924

Avg Cruising Speed

21 knots

Maiden Voyage

May 1997

Beam

105 feet

Last Refurbishment

May 2015

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Life Onboard Overview

Dining

Princess Cruises offer you flexibility to dine as you wish, with traditional dinners and 24-hour snacks.

Shopping

From indulgent Norman Love chocolate collections, to designer jewellery and perfumes, shopping onboard is a delight. 

Bars & Lounges

Toast to your travels in one of the many bars and lounges onboard, serving fine wines, Seawitch craft beers, soft drinks and speciality cocktails. 

Spa & Wellness

The aptly-named Sanctuary is a serene adult-only retreat, while the Lotus Spa® offers a range of holistic treatments for mind and body. 

Leisure & Activities

Keep up-to-date with leisure opportunities onboard with the free mobile-friendly Princess@Sea service, where you'll find a schedule of daily activities.

Entertainment

The magic of Academy-award winning composer Steven Schwartz and the catchy tunes of live musicians create world-class cruise entertainment.

Whatever your mood, there's a spot onboard Dawn Princess' 15 sun-drenched decks to match. Although this ship does not offer Princess' signature Anytime Dining, there is still plenty of choice when it comes to eating, from the Renaissance-era inspired Florentine Dining Room, to the authentic Sterling Steakhouse serving fresh prime cuts and premium seafood. Two theatre lounges showcase exciting productions set to impress, while Movies Under the Stars is a perfect family event with first-run films and sweet 'n salty popcorn. Those with a polished palette will find the glitz and the glamour of Magnums' fine Champagne and caviars the ideal evening hideout, or the thrilling Casino might just tempt big spenders into taking a chance on the roulette wheel. 

At a glance
Tonnage

77441

Length

856 feet

Capacity

1998

Total Crew

924

Avg Cruising Speed

21 knots

Maiden Voyage

May 1997

Beam

105 feet

Last Refurbishment

May 2015

Life Onboard

From the fine Egyptian cotton linens and overstuffed down pillows to the complimentary in-suite bar filled with your favorite beverages, your suite was designed for exquisite comfort.

Good to know

accessibility
account
dress code
gratuities
laundry
medical
power
smoking
wifi

Movies under the Stars

Plush loungers around the poolside become your cinema seat for the night, with a huge movie screen showing first-run feature-length films under the stars. 

Princess Theatre

A magnificent theatre adorned with pink and purple hues, as well as a spotlight-scattered ceiling. The design allows for great acoustics and viewing from any seat in the house, for stellar, show-stopping acts and live entertainment. Be prepared to be wow-ed by talented musicians, rip-roaringly funny comedians and dazzling Broadway-style musicals. 

Vista Show Lounge

Slightly tiered with rouge carpets, delightful cocktail tables, and hints of gold in the furnishings, the Vista Show Lounge is a more intimate entertainment lounge where you'll find bingo, cabaret performances, and first-run film screenings. 

The Sanctuary

This exclusive, adult-only retreat is inspired by the spa with light meals and massages available, and influenced by English gardens with a relaxed, outdoor setting. 

Jammers

Open until the early hours for a fantastic night of nostalgic tunes and hilarious karaoke, Jammers nightclub is popular with passengers of all ages and hosts theme nights featuring the music of different decades.

La Scala Pizzeria

Savour Naples-style, freshly-baked pizzas as well as a selection of pastas and delicious desserts in this delightful pizzeria. Open for lunch and dinner, enjoy sit-down waiter service with your delectable Italian dishes. 

Terrace Grill

Situated on the outdoor deck, Terrace Grill is an ideal choice for lunch or a mid-afternoon bite, serving juicy cheeseburgers, meat kebabs, and delicious hot dogs. 

New Zealand Natural Ice Cream

Your ship now serves the delicious flavours of New Zealand Natural Ice Cream, the ideal way to cool down in the sun. Their creamy ice cream is made with quality ingredients using fresh dairy cream from free-roaming cows in New Zealand, so you can enjoy your tasty treat with peace of mind. Flavours range from the Hokey Pokey with crunchy butterscotch and honeycomb, to Boysenberry Dream, a fresh take on raspberry ripple. 

Amuleto

Those with a sweet tooth will adore Amuleto, serving freshly-made pastries, speciality coffees and indulgent desserts. 

Casino

Bringing the buzz of Las Vegas to the seas, the casino is a dazzling night hotspot for both enthusiastic gamblers and first-time gamers to try their hand at blackjack, poker, thrilling craps and roulette. Tournaments are held for those feeling extra-lucky!

Basketball

Shoot some hoops onboard with basketball facilities and equipment available throughout the day. 

Centre Court

Tennis enthusiasts will be thrilled to find a Centre Court onboard, as well as facilities for paddle tennis. 

ScholarShip@Sea®

Choose from up to 40 enrichment classes with the ScholarShip@Sea® Program. Learn how to snap the perfect photo with digital photography classes, become a wine connoisseur with wine tasting sessions, or master the skills of vase painting in the ceramics studio. 

Library & Writing Room

Visit the library to browse and select classic novels or best-selling biographies, as part of the wide collection of books on offer. The Princess Book Club allows you to share your passion for reading with your fellow guests. 

Shuffleboard

A cruise ship favourite, enjoy a classic game of shuffleboard on the outdoor games deck. 

Internet Café

Stay connected while onboard in the 24-hour Internet Café, where wireless access is available alongside desktop computers. 

Pools and Hot Tubs

Dawn Princess offers 3 pools to soak and swim, as well as 6 relaxing whirlpool spas. The Lotus Spa® pool is a tranquil and serene option for adults, while the main pool area is flanked by sun loungers, bars and a bandstand. 

Platinum Studio

The Platinum Studio is where guests can capture their cruise memories with beautiful portraits from the professional photographer. You'll find a large variety of package options, with private shoots and no sitting fee, and your images will be retouched and printed on quality paper ready to be sent to your home on your return. 

Art Gallery & Exhibitions

Peruse an extensive collection of modern and classical art in the gallery and exhibition, with lectures highlighting some of the world's greatest artists and their work. Champagne art auctions provide opportunity for guests to bid on and purchase some of the artwork as a memory of their cruise. 

Patisserie

Those with a sweet tooth will adore this delightful patisserie, serving freshly-made pastries, speciality coffees and indulgent desserts. 

Jogging Track

Admire sweeping ocean views on a leisurely jog around the cruise deck. 

Boutiques

Snap up excellent duty-free deals on your favourite designer brands, including Swarovski jewellery, Chanel fashion accessories, and Clinique make-up. Souvenirs, local crafts and keepsakes makes the perfect gift for returning home. 

Sterling Steakhouse

This authentic steakhouse serves premium seafood and made-to-order cuts with your choice of fresh soups, salads and sides. Specialities include the 16oz Kansas city strip with sautéed wild mushrooms, and the New Zealand double lamb chops with loaded baked Idaho potato and garden vegetables. Indulgent desserts include classic raspberry crème Brule and the heavenly seven-layer s'mores stack. Reservations recommended. Cover charge applies.

Wheelhouse Bar

Adorned with maritime memorabilia, the Wheelhouse Bar has a distinctly nostalgic feel, with trivia games and lectures held here during the day, and Latin music by the Tito Cruz Quartet after sunset. 

Future Cruise Sales

Dreaming of your next cruise already? The Future Cruise Sales team are happy to help you find the ideal itinerary and Princess Cruises ship for you. 

Lotus Spa®

Linger in the relaxed environment of the Lotus Spa®, where you'll find a variety of treatments from aroma stone therapy to detoxifying ocean body wraps. The Lotus Spa® pool, plus 2 hot tubs, is a quiet area in which you can tuck away in tranquillity. 

Fitness Centre

The fitness centre features state-of-the-art equipment, including cardio machines and weights, to help you keep on top of, or start a new, fitness regime. If you prefer to workout as part of a group, you'll also find a range of classes and courses, from Zumba to spinning. Aerobics is a fun-filled activity that is sure to get the hearts of the young and the old racing. 

Atrium Lounge and Bar

A quiet spot just off the magnificent Atrium, this charming lounge is perfect for pre-dinner cocktails or a serene nightcap with live string quartet or pianist. 

Magnums

Oozing old-school glitz and glamour, Magnums is a swanky bar area opposite to Jammers, serving caviar and Champagne. Experience the finer things in life with an evening nightcap here, before heading up the staircase for a flutter in the casino. 

Card Room

A quiet and relaxing area away from the cheers and jeers of the Casino, the Card Room is where you can challenge friends to a card game, or join in with a selection of group board games. 

Horizon Court

A firm favourite with families, Horizon Court is a delightfully relaxed setting for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Buffet selections include hearty home-style dishes and a loaded salad & fruit bar so kids won't miss out on their 5-a-day!  

Florentine Dining Room

Murals depicting the birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence, line this elegant dining room. An exquisite menu of healthy and hearty international dishes offer variety in every course, with a Traditional choice of two dinner seating times, one early sitting and one late sitting. 

Venetian Dining Room

Beautifully prepared and presented meals are complimented by the intimate and romantic ambience of this main dining room, reminiscent of Italy's World Heritage-listed city. Located on the Emerald Deck, you'll find waiter-served breakfast and lunch with open seating, as well as afternoon tea with finger sandwiches, delicious cakes and fresh pastries. Traditional seating dinner offers a set menu of signature pasta dishes, salads, meaty mains, and delectable desserts.  

Your home on board

Princess ships are outfitted with modern furnishings and deluxe amenities including nightly turndown and 24-hour room service. Enhance your voyage with a suite and receive added benefits, including priority embarkation, welcome treats and speciality dining reservations.

Included as standard

  • Private bathroom with shower
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Body lotion
  • Satellite TV
  • Refrigerator
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Wardrobe
  • Telephone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Evening turndown service with chocolates

Interior

Warm and welcoming, the Interior room is situated on the inside of the ship, with two twin beds and a small desk area. Some also have Pullman beds to accommodate additional passengers. 

  • 12-13sqm
  • Two twin beds
  • Desk

Oceanview (obstructed)

Providing warm, natural light, this Oceanview Room features a picture window with partially obstructed views of the ocean. Some also have Pullman beds to accommodate additional passengers. 

  • 12-16sqm
  • Two twin beds
  • Desk
  • Picture window
  • Partial ocean views

Premium Oceanview

Slightly larger in size, with a picture window for memorable views, the Premium Oceanview stateroom is ideal for a couple.

  • 12-16sqm
  • Two twin beds
  • Desk
  • Picture window
  • Ocean views

Oceanview

Richly appointed with modern amenities, the Oceanview Room features a picture window for memorable vistas. Some also have Pullman beds to accommodate additional passengers. 

  • 12-16sqm
  • Two twin beds
  • Desk
  • Picture window
  • Ocean views.

Balcony

Delightful staterooms feature outstanding ocean views from your private balcony. Some also have Pullman beds to accommodate additional passengers. 

  • 16sqm
  • Two twin beds
  • Desk
  • Furnished balcony
  • Ocean views

Mini-Suite with Balcony

An elegant suite perfect for a couple, the Mini-Suite includes one queen-size bed or two twin beds, as well as a luxurious sitting area with balcony. Some also have Pullman beds to accommodate additional passengers. 

  • 34-49sqm
  • Two twin beds or one queen-size bed
  • Sitting area with sofa bed
  • Desk
  • Bathroom with combination tub & shower
  • Furnished balcony
  • Ocean views
  • Welcome glass of Champagne

Premium Mini-Suite with Balcony

With incredible wake views from your furnished, rear-facing balcony, the Premium Mini-Suite offers wonderful indoor and outdoor living. 

  • 34-49sqm
  • One queen-size bed
  • Sitting area with sofa bed
  • Desk
  • Bathroom with combination tub & shower
  • Furnished balcony
  • Rear-facing room
  • Wake views
  • Welcome glass of Champagne.

Suite with Balcony

These expansive suites carefully blend indoor and outdoor living, with a large furnished balcony as well as a bedroom and sitting area with sofa bed to accommodate an additional guest. 

  • 49-64sqm
  • One queen-size bed
  • Sitting area with sofa bed
  • Desk
  • Walk-in closet
  • Furnished balcony
  • Ocean views
  • Coffee table
  • Upgraded patio furniture
  • CD/DVD player
  • Pillow menu
  • 100% cotton luxury towels
  • Terry Shawl bathrobes
  • Upgraded bath amenities
  • Bath salts
  • Gel eye mask
  • Upgraded shower & showerhead
  • Upgraded turndown service
  • Fresh orchids
  • Premium stationary & pens
  • VIP priority embarkation & disembarkation
  • Disembarkation lounge
  • VIP priority onboard shore excursion reservations
  • VIP priority line at guest service desk
  • VIP priority speciality dining reservations
  • Private portrait sitting with photographer
  • Same-day laundry & professional cleaning services
  • Access to Lotus Spa® thermal suite on select ships
  • Umbrellas
  • Cruise card wallet
  • Speciality dining on embarkation evening
  • Minibar set-up on embarkation day
  • Chef's welcome goodies on embarkation evening
  • In-suite afternoon tea service
  • Fresh fruit bowl on embarkation day
  • Ice service twice daily
  • Upgraded room service menu

Explore your Princess Cruises ship, deck by deck

What's on Deck 4 - Fiesta

  • Medical Centre

What's on Deck 5 - Plaza

  • Florentine Dining Room
  • Grand Plaza
  • Guest Services
  • Patisserie Bar
  • Shore Excursions
  • Interior
  • Oceanview

What's on Deck 6 - Emerald

  • Illumination
  • Regatta
  • Venetian Dining Room
  • Interior
  • Oceanview

What's on Deck 7 - Promenade

  • Art Gallery
  • Atrium Lounge
  • Dance Floor
  • Future Cruise Sales
  • Internet Café
  • Jammers
  • Legends Sports Bar
  • Library & Writing Room
  • Magnums
  • Photo Gallery
  • Photo Shop
  • Princess Theatre
  • Vista Lounge
  • Wheelhouse Bar
  • Writing Room

What's on Deck 8 - Dolphin

  • Captain’s Circle
  • Grand Casino
  • La Scala
  • Players Bar
  • Interior
  • Oceanview
  • Mini-Suite
  • Suite

What's on Deck 9 - Caribe

  • Interior
  • Oceanview
  • Balcony
  • Suite

What's on Deck 10 - Baja

  • Interior
  • Oceanview
  • Balcony
  • Mini-Suite
  • Suite

What's on Deck 11 - Aloha

  • Interior
  • Oceanview
  • Balcony

What's on Deck 12 - Riviera

  • Aerobics
  • Beauty Salon
  • Card Room
  • Fitness Centre
  • Hot Tubs
  • Lotus Spa®
  • New Zealand Natural Ice Cream
  • Oasis Spa
  • Platinum Studio
  • Riviera Bar
  • Riviera Pool & Hot Tubs
  • Sauna
  • Teen Centre
  • The Riviera
  • Youth Centre
  • Interior
  • Balcony

What's on Deck 14 - Lido

  • Amuleto
  • Buffet
  • Horizon Court
  • Hot Tub
  • Movies under the Stars
  • Seaview Bar
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sterling Steakhouse
  • Sundowners
  • Terrace Grill

What's on Deck 15 - Sun

  • Sanctuary Pool
  • Sports Court
  • The Sanctuary
  • Topsails Bar

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