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Freshly made-over Crown Princess has UK in her sights for 2019

Princess Cruises’ 3,080-guest vessel Crown Princess has received a multi-million pound refit that provides the ship new dining venues, a luxury bed in every room and an upgraded spa and fitness centre.

The ship, currently sailing the Mediterranean to be followed by a season in the Caribbean, will be based in Southampton in spring and summer 2019 for a series of round Britain cruises.

Crown Princess
Crown Princess with her signature logo and, below, revamped and renamed food stations Pictures courtesy of Princess Cruises
Crown Princess

The two-week refit comprised:

  • A luxury bed in every room. The bed was created exclusively for Princess Cruises and includes fine linens, enhanced mattress support and a king-size deluxe pillow available with feathers or anti-allergy microfibre.
  • Top-deck outdoor dining venues enhanced and renamed: The Salty Dog Grill (formerly Trident Grill) serving burgers, hot dogs and tacos; Slice (formerly Prego Pizzeria) serving Neapolitan-style pizza and many new items; Coffee & Cones (formerly Sundaes Ice Cream Bar) offering gourmet ice-cream sandwiches, complimentary ice cream cones and speciality coffees; The Mix (formerly Mermaid’s Tale) poolside bar
  • The onboard gym and spa have received modernised equipment and upgraded salon and treatments rooms
  • ‘Club class’ mini-suites, a new premium stateroom category, have been introduced. Club class includes a reserved dining area with expanded menu options in one of the main onboard restaurants, upgraded room amenities and priority embarkation and disembarkation
  • The introduction of new children’s centre activities in association with the Discovery Channel
  • A greater retail choice including a new fine jewellery shop, Effy
  • New carpet, light fixtures and bar TV screens in the casino
  • The line’s signature logo on the ship’s bow
  • The refit, completed at the Grand Bahama shipyard, continues Princess’s £330m investment across the line’s fleet of 17 ships.

    Posted on 7th June 2018 at 09:57 am in Cruise News | Cruise Lines | Princess Cruises |

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