Empress of the Seas

Empress of the Seas

Empress is now operated by Pullmantur Cruises. She was formerly operated for Royal Caribbean Cruises.

Empress of the Seas Cruises are for those who want indulgence and extravagance on every nautical and land mile of a fantastic vacation journey. And Empress of the Seas reviews suggest that although the Empress of the Seas is a smaller ship than other Royal Caribbean cruise ships, it still delivers luxurious accommodations, gourmet cuisine, attentive service, wonderful destination itineraries and so much more. Let Cruise Network book you on Empress of the Seas cruises.

Pullmantur Cruises - The Ship

Empress of the Seas Cruises sails you for new adventures and discoveries surrounded by extravagance. The ship is spacious, which includes the staterooms, and decorating in vibrant colors and plush furniture. Tall windows offer panoramic views. You?ll find Empress the Seas Cruises features many dining venues, recreational facilities, and choices for your accommodations.

Ship Facts

  • Maiden Voyage: January 1990
  • Passenger Capacity: 2,020
  • Tonnage: 48,563

Ship Highlights

  • Rock-climbing wall
  • Boleros Latin-theme lounge
  • Portofino Italian Restaurant
  • Casino RoyaleSM
  • Latt'tudesSM coffee house featuring Seattle's Best Coffee?
  • Outdoor pool and wading pool
  • 3 whirlpools
  • Themed bars and lounges
  • Adventure Ocean- youth facilities, including teen-only areas, Fuel and Living Room
  • ShipShape- Day Spa and Fitness Center

The Staterooms

Empress of the Seas reviews call the staterooms on Empress of the Seas Cruises the idyllic sites of relaxation. Why? Because every stateroom on Empress of the Seas Cruises is given soft bedding, lavish d?or, and fantastic room amenities. Stateroom amenities include: TV, telephone, private bath, shower, vanity and a hair-dryer.

Every Empress of the Seas Cruises offer three main categories of staterooms: Suite/Deluxe, Balcony, Oceanview and Interior. Within those categories, you can choose a specific room-type based on your needs.

Most Suites on the Empress of the Seas Cruises come with a private balcony, and afford guests more room, comfort and luxury. Some suites even include complimentary concierge service, which consists of private lounge access and a service that helps you make reservations and other arrangements. The Oceanview stateroom offers a large picture window as well as spacious accommodations. And offering you luxury at an economical price is the Interior stateroom.

The Activities and Entertainment

Empress of the Seas reviews suggest that passengers on Empress of the Seas Cruises with tons of fun?everything from onboard theme parties to scavenger hunts. You could start your day off with a morning massage at the luxurious ShipShape spa, and then later play Poker in the Casino Royale. Or you could find an intimate spot for you and your closest friends to lounge in and imbibe delicious cocktails.

You could also find your way into the Strike Up the Band Showroom to watch exciting contemporary musical stage productions. You could go salsa dancing in the Boleros Latin Lounge, or take a leisurely walk on the decks. You can use the sparkling pool, three whirlpools, a state-of-the-art fitness center, rock-climbing wall, and go to the atrium full of shops and restaurants.


Empress of the Seas Cruises features the buffet in the Windjammer Caf'e frothy cups of cappuccino and light snacks in Latt'tudes, classic Italian dishes in Portofino, and incredible five course meals in the Main Dining room. Menus offer a variety of options for each course, from appetizers to entrees to heavenly desserts.

In addition to the abovementioned dining choices, Empress of the Seas reviews say that the ShipShape' menu is a notable perk. The ShipShape menu features meals that are lower in fat, as well as vegetarian options, and a selection of kids? favorites like hotdogs and more. Empress of the Seas also offers prearranged Kosher meals. Empress of the Seas menus change daily throughout your cruise vacation; seasonal dishes are customized so that you have the freshest ingredients available. And there's 24-hour room service.