Regal Princess Overview

 
Regal Princess
Regal Princess is Royal-class ship from Princess Cruises that was refurbished in 2017.
   

Regal Princess launched in 2014 and was refurbished in 2017. This Royal-class ship from Princess Cruises is an elegant, large cruise ship. It's popular with mature couples, singles, and families seeking a well-rounded cruise with a touch of sophistication. Thanks to its world-class stage shows, plentiful onboard activities, and diverse dining options, Regal Princess offers a dazzling experience that's as vibrant as a Vegas vacation.

On sea days, the ship is your playground. Learn a new skill through Scholarship@Sea, earn a master's in pool-side lounging, or practice with your team on the top-deck sports court. Regal Princess has almost every amenity that you'd expect on an industry-leading mega-ship, minus the rock climbing wall, water park, and endless lines.

If pure relaxation is what you're after, visit the Sanctuary, an adults-only sundeck and pool with a blissful ambiance. Regal has an up-tempo vibe that you can discover at the nightly WaterColor Fantasy fountain show or at one of the parties on the European-style Piazza. The ship has a diverse selection of onboard entertainment, including stand-up, live bands, opera, Broadway-style shows, and a singing competition inspired by the hit TV show, The Voice. There's so much to do, and there's so much eat.

Regal has an excellent selection of complimentary and specialty restaurants that cater to travelers who appreciate good food and quality service. Whether you're a foodie or more of a meat-and-potatoes lover, you’re sure to find something to enjoy. Don't miss Alfredo's, a top-rated sit-down pizzeria serving mouthwatering Neapolitan pies and calzones. There are plenty of gourmet options as well as a fully loaded buffet.

Itineraries and Departure Ports

From November through April, Regal Princess operates Caribbean cruises that depart from New York City and Fort Lauderdale. In the summer, Regal tours the British Isles and sails to Russia, Scandinavia, and Northern Europe. According to reviews, these itineraries are an excellent introduction to the Baltic region.

Starting in December 2020, Regal Princess will cruise from Sydney, Australia, and Auckland, New Zealand. The season kicks off with a transpacific repositioning cruise that leaves from Rome's regional Civitavecchia port and travels through the Suez Canal.

Before You Book

This ship is best for: As with the rest of a href="https://cruiseline.com/cruiseline/princess-cruises/ships">Princess Cruises' fleet, Regal caters to mature travelers, single cruisers, and families who appreciate the line's laid-back yet sophisticated style.

You should know: According to Regal Princess reviews, some passengers feel that there aren't enough onboard activities for younger travelers.

Things to do on Regal Princess

Regal Princess has a laid-back atmosphere with activities that are geared to adults and mature couples. The ship has a selection of family-friendly amenities, especially geared toward teens and older children. For grownups, there's The Sanctuary sundeck and The Retreat pool as well as the Lotus Spa and The Enclave thermal suite. On this Princess ship, it's easy to have fun at any age. Enjoy lounging by the pool, dancing at Club 6, or exploring the ship deck by deck.

Ship Highlights
  • Freshwater pools and whirlpools
  • Lawn Court shuffleboard and putting green
  • Princess Sports Central
  • Beach House teen lounge
  • The Lodge youth center
  • Treehouse playroom
  • Movies Under The Stars
  • Broadway-style shows
  • Vista Lounge comedy/nightclub
  • More than a dozen bars and lounges
  • Traditional and anytime dining
  • Exclusive dining experiences
  • WaterColor Fantasy fountain show
  • SeaWalk glass-bottom observation area
  • Festivals of the World theme parties
  • Adults-only Sanctuary with pool
  • Regal Princess photo studio
  • Lotus Spa and Enclave thermal suite
  • Duty-free boutiques
  • Wedding chapel

Cabins

Cabins onRegal Princess are spacious, tastefully appointed, and designed with your comfort in mind. This Royal-class cruise ship has 1,780 staterooms in 37 classes and five categories. Regal does not have conventional ocean-view cabins, but 80% of its staterooms have private verandas. Cost-conscious travelers can choose from affordable inside staterooms or standard balcony cabins. If you like extra space, book a deluxe balcony cabin or one of the ship's 306 mini-suites. Regal has 40 luxury suites, 36 handicap-accessible cabins, and 46 connecting rooms for families and groups. Signature amenities include the Princess Luxury Bed, complimentary 24-hour room service, and on-demand TV programming.

Dining

Whether you want to try something new or stick with your favorites, Regal Princess has an excellent selection of complimentary and specialty restaurants. Choose from three main dining rooms offering your choice of fixed seating or anytime dining. With seasonal menus developed by award-winning Australian chef Curtis Stone, meals in the formal main dining room rival any of the ship's specialty restaurants. This includes the ever-popular Crown Grill chophouse and Sabatini's, which serves traditional Italian pasta and seafood. Try something different at Ocean Terrace, an upscale fusion bistro. Grab a table at the Crab Shack, which doles out generous helpings of Southern seafood along with overflowing bowls of chowder and gumbo.

Regal Princess Ship Stats

  • Price:
    $$$$
  • Size: L
  • Total Passengers: 3,560
  • Total Crew: 1,346
  • Passenger to Crew Ratio: 2.64
  • Built: Mar 2013
  • Refurbished: Apr 2017
  • Number of Decks: 15
  • Total Cabins: 1,780
  • Cabin Categories: 36
  • Gross Tonnage: 142,714
  • Length: 1,083

Ratings:

  • Cabin / Stateroom 4.4
  • Children's Programs 3.5
  • Destinations and Excursions 4.1
  • Embarkation and Disembarkation 4.5
  • Entertainment 4.2
  • Food and Dining 4.3
  • Onboard Activities 4.0
  • Service and Staff 4.5
  • Ship Quality 4.6
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Cabins

1780 cabins and 36 cabin categories.

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Inside Cabin Inside
4.4
(65 Reviews)
Avg. Size: 169 sq. ft. Avg. Cost: $117/night
Balcony Balcony
4.3
(262 Reviews)
Avg. Size: 232 sq. ft. Avg. Cost: $154/night
Suite Cabin Suite
4.2
(65 Reviews)
Avg. Size: 380 sq. ft. Avg. Cost: $212/night

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Dining

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Crown Grill Crown Grill
4.9
(17 Reviews)
Trident Grill Trident Grill
4.8
(4 Reviews)
Alfredo's Pizzeria Alfredo's Pizzeria
4.7
(31 Reviews)
International Cafe International Cafe
4.7
(19 Reviews)

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Onboard Activities

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Outdoor Play Area Outdoor Play Area
5.0
(1 Review)
Wheelhouse Bar Wheelhouse Bar
5.0
(11 Reviews)
Piazza Atrium Piazza Atrium
5.0
(10 Reviews)
Jogging Track Jogging Track
5.0
(3 Reviews)

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A lovely relaxing cruise with lots of time at sea. by meandmouse1

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We loved everything about this cruise except the price for internet service and the table games in the casino. All aspects of service were excellent and the food in Horizon Bistro and dining rooms was exceptional.

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Princess' Goal of Forgetting Your Stresses worked! by transformer

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If the goal of Princess Cruise (or specifically Regal Princess) was to get its guests away from the stress of life, they certainly did their job. I rarely thought about what awaits me at home so I am grateful for that. This cruise was a great experience especially it being NYE 2019. The entertainment and parties were incredible and I will cherish these memories for life. Overall, I am very happy with the ship. There were some minor negatives, but nothing to completely make a big fuss over.

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Wonderful cruise but don’t go through united by cathynestor

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Princess is wonderful, but customer service through United is not.

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502 Regal Princess Tips

Carol28
Feb 26, 2015

If you want to eat in the "specialty" dining rooms make sure to make your arrangements when you board for the week as their availability for same day or day before dining is non existent

JeffandJeri
Nov 17, 2014

There are only two stair wells that go above the 7th floor. If you like to walk the steps and avoid the elevator lines, be aware they are only located at the far front and aft of the ship.

balvarez
Nov 18, 2014

Allow extra time to get back to the ship due to tendering in lifeboats at Princess Cay.

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