Ocean Princess Overview
In a cruising era dominated by mega cruise ships that routinely carry thousands of passengers, it takes a vessel like the Ocean Princess to remind you that bigger isn’t always better.
Specs: Ocean Princess at a glance
The Ocean Princess comes in at just 30,277 tonnes and is 592 feet long. She has a maximum passenger capacity of 672, with 11 decks.
Accommodation: Ocean Princess rooms and suites
Though this is a smaller ship, none of the Ocean Princess rooms feel cramped thanks to the limited number of them onboard, and clever stateroom layouts. In fact, those who opt for a suite can enjoy a large balcony, up to 930 square feet of space, luxurious cabin appointments and little treats like exclusive dining options.
Entertainment: things to do on board the Ocean Princess
Ocean Princess entertainment is no small affair. With options ranging from relaxing to exciting, everyone’s sure to find something fun to do on the Ocean Princess.
A few Ocean Princess entertainment highlights:
Food: Ocean Princess restaurants
ScholarShip@Sea - enrich your mind as you cruise
Princess Fine Art - champagne and auctions!
Boutique shopping - designer clothing and gifts, duty free
The Cabaret Lounge - settle in for showtime magic
Snatch a slice of pizza as you stroll or sit down to a multi-course Italian feast: when it comes to Ocean Princess food, cruisers have plenty of choice.
Dining choices already included in your fare:
The Club Restaurant: open seating with popular, hearty food
The Pizzeria: pizza by the slice for lunch, plus a casual sit down dinner service
Panorama Buffet: self-service, opens very early (4 AM)
Specialty dining options (not included in fare):
Destinations: Ocean Princess itineraries
Sabatini’s: a Princess favourite; elegant Italian fare
Sterling Steakhouse: ribeye, filet mignon, New York strip...
Ultimate Balcony Dinner: it doesn’t get any more romantic and decadent
Booking an Ocean Princess itinerary will often take you to balmy climes like the Caribbean
or West Mediterranean
. This vessel is also known for embarking on more lengthy journeys, with cruises between 64 and 89 nights port-hopping through the coastal cities of Africa or South America.
Things to remember: On board the Ocean Princess
Things you won’t want to forget when holidaying aboard the Crown Princess:
There will probably be at least two formal nights - while some take the opportunity to break out a tux or gown, slightly more casual options are also acceptable.
This isn’t a ship that’s particularly geared toward keeping kids happy - if your children can keep themselves occupied they should be fine, but the Ocean Princess certainly isn’t a family-centric ship.
Gratuities are automatically added to your account daily, although spa and casino staff members do not share in gratuity charges - tipping is advised in these places. The official onboard currency is the US dollar.