Royal Caribbean International Empress of the Seas

OCG Class
Mainstream
Empress of the Seas
Year Built1990
Year Last Refurbished2016
Capacity1,853 passengers
Decks12
Tonnage48,563
RegistryMalta

Overview

Rejoining Royal Caribbean Cruise Line in spring 2016, following a stint with sister brand Pullmantur and built specifically for the short cruise market, the Empress of the Seas offers 4- and 5- night cruises from Miami.

Empress of the Seas Ship Profile & Stats

  • Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean International
  • Ship Type: Cruise Ship
  • Line Class: Mainstream
  • Former Name: Empress, Empress of the Seas,
  • Registry: Malta
  • Year Built: 1990
  • Year Last Refurbished: 2016
  • Capacity: 1,853 passengers
  • Decks: 12
  • Gross Tonnage: 48,563
  • Length: 692 ft
  • Beam: 100 ft
  • Average Speed: 20 knots
  • Inside Cabins: 329
  • Outside Cabins: 471
  • Nationality of Officers: International
  • Nationality of Crew: International
  • Number of Crew: 675

Empress of the Seas On-Board Recreation

  • Outdoor Pools: 2
  • Spa: Yes
  • Casino: Yes

Empress of the Seas Dining Choices

  • Carmen Cuisine: Caribbean, French, Italian (Capacity: 1,019)
  • Portofino Cuisine: Italian

Empress of the Seas Entertainment

  • Strike up the Band: Main Show Lounge (Capacity: 740)
  • Boleros Bar: Live entertainment (Capacity: 371)
  • Schooner Bar: Piano entertainment (Capacity: 197)
  • Viking Crown: Lounge (Capacity: 268)
  • Casino Royale: Casino (Capacity: 450)
  • Windjammer Cafe (Capacity: 580)