Sapphire Princess Ship Facts

Guest Capacity: 2,678 lower berths


Inaugural Cruise: May 16, 2004

Last Refurbished: February 2012

Christener: Nancy Gore Murkowski, former First Lady of Alaska

Dining and Snacks: Five main dining rooms, Sabatini's – Italian restaurant, Sterling Steakhouse, Alfredo's Pizzeria, International Café, Vines Wine Bar, Horizon Court – buffet restaurant, Trident Grill – Burger & hot dog grill, Prego Pizzeria – Poolside pizza, Swirls (ice cream bar), Ultimate Balcony Dining, 24 hour room service

Showrooms/Lounges: Princess Theater, Explorer's Lounge, Wheelhouse Bar, Club Fusion, Skywalkers Nightclub, Churchill's Cigar Lounge

Guest Services: The Sanctuary, Movies Under the Stars poolside screen, Lotus Spa and Fitness Center, Kid's and Teen's Centers, Internet Café, Lawn Court (golf putting and lawn games), Wedding Chapel, Casino, Library, Art Gallery, Photo/Video Gallery, The Shops of Princess, Sports Court, Guest Services Desk, Shore Excursions Desk, Medical Center

Number of Crew: 1,100


952 feet

205 feet

Number of Decks:

Guest Cabins: 1,337 total

  • 28 Suites with private balconies - Square footage: 535-1329*
  • 2 Family suites with interconnecting cabins - Square footage: 613*
  • 186 Mini-suites with private balconies - Square footage: 354*
  • 522 Balcony cabins - Square footage: 237-277*
  • 216 Ocean view cabins - Square footage: 183-194
  • 366 Inside cabins - Square footage: 168

    *includes balcony

Wheelchair Accessible Cabins: 27

Cabins with Private Balconies:
750 (75 percent of all outside cabins)


Whirlpools Spas:

Lifeboats: 16 lifeboats, 6 tenders, 2 rescue boats

Builder: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Nagasaki, Japan

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