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Ruby Princess

Breathtakingly beautiful, Ruby Princess oozes romance, with sophisticated four-course dinners each evening, cosy cabanas in the adult-only Sanctuary, couples' treatments in the tranquil Lotus Spa® and Movies under the Stars to share a plush blanket and sweet popcorn with a big-screen first-run film. Sink into your comfortable Princess Luxury bed each night, and if you fancy a nightcap, 24-hour room service is available for you to round off your day at sea with a slice of cake and a Champagne toast. 

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At a glance
Tonnage

113561

Length

951 feet

Capacity

3082

Total Crew

1200

Avg Cruising Speed

23 knots

Maiden Voyage

November 2008

Beam

118 feet

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wifi

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 and rejuvenating treatments.

Leisure & Activities

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

Family

Families are made welcome on Princess Cruises, with a range of exciting activities for your young entourage.

Entertainment

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

Breathtakingly beautiful, Ruby Princess oozes romance, with sophisticated four-course dinners each evening, cosy cabanas in the adult-only Sanctuary, couples' treatments in the tranquil Lotus Spa® and Movies under the Stars to share a plush blanket and sweet popcorn with a big-screen first-run film. Sink into your comfortable Princess Luxury bed each night, and if you fancy a nightcap, 24-hour room service is available for you to round off your day at sea with a slice of cake and a Champagne toast. 

At a glance
Tonnage

113561

Length

951 feet

Capacity

3082

Total Crew

1200

Avg Cruising Speed

23 knots

Maiden Voyage

November 2008

Beam

118 feet

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

Mermaid's Tail Bar

A relaxed outdoor bar by Neptune's Reef and Pool, Mermaid's Tail serves satisfying snacks, light bites and sweet treats throughout the day. 

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. 

Crooners Bar

Overlooking the lively piazza, Crooners Bar is located on the Promenade Deck and offers delightful musical entertainment, from live pianists to swinging jazz bands.

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. 

Magic to Do

Broadway legend and Tony® award winner Steven Schwartz brings his musical magic to Princess Cruises', creating a spectacular musical production with mesmerising stage illusions. Well-known for composing the hit musicals of Godspell and Wicked, Schwartz brings to life a spellbinding story of a lifelong fascination in magic intertwined with hit songs like Defying Gravity and Day by Day.

The Salty Dog Gastropub

With a menu of delectable comfort foods designed by LA-based chef Ernesto Uchimura, the Salty Dog Gastropub blends home-style cooking with a cosy English pub feel. The Ernesto burger, named after the award-winning chef, is a favourite amongst passengers, with fresh-ground rib-eye, short rib patty, pork belly, gruyere cheese, caramelised kimchi, beer-battered jalapeno and charred onion aioli all stuffed into a salt and pepper brioche bun - deliciously indulgent! Reservations recommended. Cover charge applies.

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!  

Outrigger Bar

A beautiful sailaway location on the deck, the Outrigger Bar serves a range of alcoholic beverages and soft drinks, as well as snacks and light bites. 

Tradewinds Bar

A relaxed outdoor bar on the sundeck, Tradewinds serves cool drinks, premium spirits and fine wines throughout the day. 

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. 

Adagio Bar

An inviting Italian hideout serving pre- and post-dinner drinks, Adagio Bar offers an extensive wine list and speciality cocktails alongside classic piano recitals and live jazz. Guests dining in Sabatini's may enjoy their desserts and Italian coffees in Adagio's. 

Speakeasy Cigar Lounge

Inspired by America's early 1900's prohibition-era smoking lounges, the Speakeasy Cigar Lounge is a refined bar where guests can enjoy a smoke, socialising and a few drinks in this retro-style lounge. 

International Café

Situated in the grand Piazza, the International Café is open 24-hours for anytime dining. You'll find a range of international dishes and snack selections, including grilled paninis, fresh salads, homemade soups and tasty desserts. 

Vines Bar

Tucked away in the atrium, Vines is a refined wine bar, boasting an extensive selection of fine wines like Opus One and Super Tuscans. Savour your chosen glass with perfectly paired, made-to-order sushi and tapas. Regional offerings are also available for purchase. 

Crown Grill

Adorned with rich wood décor and featuring an open kitchen as centrepiece, the Crown Grill is an authentic steakhouse serving cooked-to-order steaks as well as a range of fresh, premium seafood such as lobster and grilled shrimp. Reservations recommended. Cover charge applies.

Café Caribe

Capturing the relaxed vibe and friendly charm of the Caribbean, Café Caribe is a themed buffet-style restaurant with open-kitchen and colourful décor. Buffet selections include suckling pig, jerk chicken, pepperpots and curries, and more local favourites. 

Trident Grill

Situated on the outdoor deck, Trident Grill is an ideal choice for lunch, serving juicy cheeseburgers, grilled chicken sandwiches and delicious hot dogs. 

Botticelli Dining Room

With a daily changing four-course menu as well as the 'always available' menu including steaks, chicken breast and salmon, Botticelli Dining Room is your formal dinner option. Specialities include the New York strip with peppercorn sauce, fresh lobster and fettucine alfredo. Seating times allow you to choose the early option of 18:00 or the late option of 20:15.

Da Vinci Dining Room

Named after Italian icon Leonardo Da Vinci, this formal dining room on the Fiesta Deck offers breakfasts, lunch, white-glove afternoon tea and a four-course dinner menu with flexible dining hours. Breakfast options range from cereals, smoked salmon bagels and Alaska scrambler, while lunch choices include the Chef's salad, tortilla soup and fried catfish. Afternoon tea is an elegant affair, with speciality teas and coffee, fresh pastries, scones with jam and cream, and delightful finger sandwiches. Your dinner menu changes daily offering a variety of international dishes and destination favourites, from spaghetti carbonara to blue crab cake quiche. 

Michelangelo Dining Room

Honouring the genius of sculptor Michelangelo, a theme extending to all the main dining rooms of the ship, the Michelangelo Dining Room is open for dinner between 17:30-22:00 offering anytime dining. A daily changing menu offers authentic, fresh flavours made with locally-sourced ingredient for a delicious dining experience. 

Crab Shack

As one of your Speciality dining options, the Crab Shack offers delicious, fresh seafood such as clam, mussel and shrimp pot, or steamed Alaskan king crab legs, as well as a selection of fine wines in an inviting setting. Reservations recommended. Cover charge applies.

SHARE by Curtis Stone

Curtis Stone has created an extraordinary menu influenced by home cooking, shared family meals and social events. Each dish is delicately prepared using fresh ingredients, combining to create a multi-course dining experience where guests can reconnect with friends and family. An inviting ambience and elegant decor entice you to take a look, but it is the menu of exquisite dishes like butter-poached lobster and twice-cooked duck which tempt you in. Reservations recommended. Cover charge applies.

Pizza and Ice Cream Bar

Rumbling tummies and mid-afternoon munchies are settled with delectable pizza slices and refreshing ice cream cones from this charming poolside bar.

Chef's Table

Uniquely elegant and catered to your personal taste, the Chef's Table dining experience offers an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the preparation of your delicious meals and handcrafted cocktails, made by the experts. An intimate table in the main dining room is yours for the night, as you're served a special menu and given wine pairing suggestions to complement your meal. At the end of your dinner, each couple will received an autographed copy of Princess' best-selling cookbook, so you can try your favourite courses at home. The Chef's Table Experience can be reserved by up to 10 guests on select nights. Cover charge applies.

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!

Voice of the Ocean

Hit TV show The Voice® is brought to the seas on this exciting live competition between passengers and crew! Modelled on the same layout, three charismatic team coaches will vote for their singing starlet they'd like to mentor on their 'I Want You Chairs', before guiding them through live sing-offs with bands, backup singers, incredible lighting and audio effects. Audience members make the call using special voting remotes to crown their Voice of the Ocean!

Club Fusion & Bar

With an eclectic style and a club-like interior with big-screen TVs, booming sound system and dancefloor lights, Club Fusion and Bar hosts a number of events including Zumba, bingo and the Captains ball. 

Skywalker's Nightclub

Situated on the top deck, Skywalker's is a vibrant and funky nightclub serving a range of speciality cocktails and cool drinks. The central dance floor dotted with coloured lights is the perfect spot for late-night lively dancing. 

Youth Centre / The Fun Zone

Equipped with the latest video games and movies, football tables and board games, the Fun Zone is a friendly kids' hotspot for the Princess Pelicans (ages 3-7 years) and Shockwaves (ages 8-12 years). For your young entourage, there's kids karaoke, pizza parties and pyjama nights. 

Teen Centre

A sleek centre for Remix teens (ages 13-17 years), activities include jukebox parties, football tables, arts and crafts and video games. 

Princess Links

Families can practice their swing on Princess Links, a fantastic 5 or 9-hole miniature golf putting course on deck. 

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. 

Piazza

As the centrepiece of the ship, the Piazza is an awe-inspiring hub of lounges, lively cafes and daytime shopping, where you'll find entertainment and activities held throughout the day and into the night. Grand staircases wind down its decks, while sleek bars and lounges line its edges. 

Pools and Hot Tubs

With 4 swimming pools and 7 whirlpool spas to choose from, there's plenty of opportunity on board to soak, swim and savour those incredible ocean views from the outdoor deck. Choose from Calypso Reef & Poo, Neptune's Reef & Pool, the Terrace Pool or a delightful children's Chill Out splash pool.

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. 

Wedding Chapel

The romantic Hearts & Minds wedding chapel is an intimate setting at sea for your special day. Begin your journey as newlyweds with Princess Cruises' wedding cruises. 

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. 

Jogging Track

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

Explorers Lounge

Arched windows encircle the lounge while inside you'll find plush, velvet seating for drinks over nightclub-style performances. 

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. 

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. 

Calypso Cove

As part of the shopping experience onboard, Calypso Cove is the place to find spirits, logo & fashion wear, and all your miscellaneous items like magazines, souvenirs, and sundries. 

Meridian Bay

Meridian Bay offers huge savings on fashion jewellery, charming accessories and gifts. 

Essence

Enjoy tax and duty-free savings on your favourite fragrances and cosmetics, including Estee Lauder, Lancôme and Clinique. 

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. 

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. 

Facets

Treat yourself or a loved one to an exquisite item of jewellery from Facets, offering men's and women's' watches, necklaces and stunning rings. 

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. 

  • 15sqm
  • Two twin beds
  • Desk

Oceanview (obstructed)

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

  • 14-16sqm
  • Two twin beds
  • Desk
  • Picture window
  • Partial 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. 

  • 14-16sqm
  • 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. 

  • 21-26sqm
  • Two twin beds
  • Desk
  • Furnished balcony
  • Ocean views

Mini-Suite with Balcony

A lovely suite perfect for a couple, the Mini-Suite includes two twin beds, as well as a luxurious sitting area with balcony. Some also have Pullman beds to accommodate additional passengers. 

  • 30sqm
  • Two twin beds
  • Sitting area with sofa bed
  • Desk
  • Bathroom with combination tub & shower
  • Furnished balcony
  • Ocean views
  • Welcome glass of Champagne

Club Class Mini-Suite with Balcony

With the same great amenities as the mini-suite but with added Club Class privileges, these suites are intimate and welcoming. VIP touches include Club Class Dining, priority embarkation and disembarkation and welcome Champagne. 

  • 30sqm
  • Two twin beds
  • Sitting area with sofa bed
  • Desk
  • Bathroom with combination tub & shower
  • Furnished balcony
  • Ocean views
  • Welcome glass of Champagne
  • Club Class dining each evening
  • Evening canapés upon request
  • 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

Family Suite with Balcony

Expansive family suites offer ample space for a family of four, with two bedrooms and a separate living area leading out to the furnished balcony.

  • 56sqm
  • Two bedrooms with two twin beds
  • Separate 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

Suite with Balcony

These spacious 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. 

  • 42-63sqm
  • Two twin beds
  • Separate 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 - Gala

  • Medical Centre

What's on Deck 5 - Plaza

  • Escapes Travel Café
  • Future Cruise Sales
  • International Café
  • Internet Café
  • Michelangelo Dining Room
  • Princess Fine Arts Gallery
  • The Piazza
  • Vines Bar
  • Interior
  • Oceanview

What's on Deck 6 - Fiesta

  • Calypso Cove
  • Captain’s Circle
  • Casino Bar
  • Conference Centre
  • Da Vinci Dining Room
  • Gatsby’s Casino
  • Meridian Bay
  • Passenger Services
  • Princess Theatre
  • Botticelli Dining Room
  • Speakeasy Cigar Lounge

What's on Deck 7 - Promenade

  • Boutiques
  • Club Fusion
  • Crooners Lounge & Bar
  • Crown Grill
  • Dancefloor
  • Essence
  • Explorers Lounge
  • Facets
  • Library
  • Photo Gallery
  • Princess Theatre
  • Promenade Galleria
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wheelhouse Bar & Salty Dog Gastropub

What's on Deck 8 - Emerald

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

What's on Deck 9 - Dolphin

  • Interior
  • Balcony
  • Mini-Suite
  • Suite

What's on Deck 10 - Caribe

  • Interior
  • Balcony
  • Suite

What's on Deck 11 - Baja

  • Interior
  • Balcony

What's on Deck 12 - Aloha

  • Interior
  • Balcony
  • Suite

What's on Deck 14 - Riviera

  • Terrace Pool
  • Interior
  • Balcony
  • Suite

What's on Deck 15 - Lido

  • Café Caribe
  • Calypso Bar
  • Calypso Reef & Pool
  • Horizon Court
  • Horizon Terrace
  • Mermaid’s Tail
  • Neptune’s Reef & Pool
  • Outrigger Bar
  • Pizza and Ice Cream Bar
  • Trident Grill
  • Interior
  • Oceanview
  • Balcony
  • Suite

What's on Deck 16 - Sun

  • Adagio
  • Aerobics
  • Beauty Salon
  • Conference Room
  • Fitness Centre
  • Lotus Spa
  • Massage
  • Movie under the Stars
  • SHARE by Curtis Stone
  • Sauna
  • Steam Room
  • Tradewinds
  • Wedding Chapel

What's on Deck 17 - Sports

  • Sun Terrace
  • Teen Centre
  • The Sanctuary
  • Youth Centre
  • Chill Out Splash Pool

What's on Deck 18 - Sky

  • Movies under the Stars seating
  • Skywalkers Nightclub

What's on Deck 19 - Star

  • Centre Court
  • Jogging Track
  • Platinum Studio
  • Princess Links

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