Guide to Icon of the Seas cabins and suites (2023)

After seeing all the new things Royal Caribbean has planned for its next new cruise ship, Icon of the Seas, you might want to know more about the cabins.

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Icon of the Seas will offer guests a variety of room options spanning across 28 unique categories, offering some of the most spacious rooms Royal Caribbean has ever designed.

There are new categories of cabins, new neighborhoods, and views never offered before on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship.

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Over 50% of Icon’s room types are new to the cruise line, including 8 new Suite categories and rooms designed specifically with families in mind.More than 82% of all rooms onboard Icon of the Seas will accommodate 3 or more guests, opening a broad array of accommodation options for families.

More than 70% of all rooms onboard Icon of the Seas will have balconies. You will find 82% of rooms have a high occupancy of 3 or more guests, which is more than double the Oasis Class ships.

There are 2805 total staterooms on Icon of the Seas:

  • 179 suites
  • 1815 balcony staterooms
  • 276 ocean view staterooms
  • 535 interior staterooms

Icon of the Seas cabin guide

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Here is a breakdown of the types of cabins available on Icon of the Seas.

One interesting fact is Royal Caribbean has increased the size of the shower in every stateroom across the ship. Royal Caribbean also added an integrated bench to every standard shower, which means it's part of the shower and does not fold up or down.

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If a room type is brand new, we've made a note that it's new next to the name.

Family Infinite Ocean View Balcony (IB) [NEW]

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View: Ocean view
Occupancy: 6
Room size: 285 square feet
Balcony size: 50 square feet
Bedrooms: 1.5
Number of cabins: 78

A new concept has space for families with the new infinite balcony concept added.

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There's a Scrabble game on the wall for family fun, split compartment bathroom, and separate alcove with bunk beds for kids. In fact, there's two televisions for each bunk bed, which means no fighting over who controls the remote.

Infinite Ocean View Balcony (I1, I3)[NEW]

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View: Ocean view
Occupancy:I1, I3 = 4
Room size: 200 square feet
Balcony size: 50 square feet
Bedrooms: 1
Number of cabins: 419

This cabin has private ocean view infinite balcony that allows you to expand your indoor living space or invite in the sea breeze with the touch of a button.

Ocean View Large Balcony (C3, C5)

View: Ocean view
Occupancy:C3 = 4; C5 = 3
Room size: 204 square feet
Balcony size: 65-70 sq. ft.
Bedrooms: 1
Number of cabins: 84

Connecting Ocean View Balcony (CB)

View: Ocean view
Occupancy:4
Room size: 204 square feet
Balcony size: 50 sq. ft.
Bedrooms: 1
Number of cabins: 86

Ocean View Balcony (D1,D2,D3,D4,D5)

View: Ocean view
Occupancy:

  • D1, D3 = 4
  • D2, D4 = 2
  • D5 = 3

Room size: 204 square feet
Balcony size: 50 sq. ft.
Bedrooms: 1
Number of cabins: 738

Infinite Central Park View Balcony (IF)[NEW]

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View:Central Park View
Occupancy:4
Room size: 200 square feet
Balcony size: 50 sq. ft.
Bedrooms: 1
Number of cabins: 196

Another infinite balcony cabin allows you to expand your indoor living space or open up the fresh air with the touch of a button. When you press the button, the upper panel slides down below the lower panel creating a balcony, with the top open and the lower glass remaining.

Central Park View Balcony (F1, F5)

View:Central Park View
Occupancy:F1 = 4, F5 = 3
Room size: 196 square feet
Balcony size: 50 sq. ft.
Bedrooms: 1
Number of cabins: 42

Surfside Family View Balcony (H3, H5)[NEW]

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View:Surfside View
Occupancy:H3 = 4, H5 = 3
Room size: 196 square feet
Balcony size: 50 sq. ft.
Bedrooms: 1
Number of cabins: 172

Panoramic Ocean View (L5)

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View: Ocean view
Occupancy:3
Room size: 258 square feet
Bedrooms: 1
Number of cabins: 12

Ocean View (N1, N4, N5)

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View: Ocean view
Occupancy:

  • N1 = 4
  • N4 = 2
  • N5 = 3

Room size: 160-187 square feet
Bedrooms: 1
Number of cabins: 264

Central Park View Interior (U5)

View:Central Park View
Occupancy:4
Room size: 187 square feet
Bedrooms: 1
Number of cabins: 45

Surfside FamilyView Interior (T5)[NEW]

View:Surfside View
Occupancy:H3 = 4, H5 = 3
Room size: 187 square feet
Bedrooms: 1
Number of cabins: 20

Spacious Interior (R3, R4)

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View: Interior
Occupancy:R3 = 4,R4 = 2
Room size: 178 square feet
Bedrooms: 1
Number of cabins: 192

Interior Plus (Q2)[NEW]

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View: Interior
Occupancy:2
Room size: 157 square feet
Bedrooms: 1
Number of cabins: 203

This is the perfect room for someone that prefers an interior room but wants more storage space.

Interior (V4)

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View: Interior
Occupancy:2
Room size: 156 square feet
Bedrooms: 1
Number of cabins: 75

Icon of the Seas Suites

Icon of the Seas will be the next class of Royal Caribbean cruise ship to be offer the Royal Suite Class program.

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Suite guide

Star Class

Ultimate Family Townhouse (UL) [NEW]

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View: Ocean View +Surfside View
Occupancy: 8
Room size: 1772 square feet
Balcony size: 751 square feet

  • 1st Level - Backyard: 251
  • 2nd Level - Main Entrance: 410
  • 3rd Level - Bedrooms: 90

Bedrooms: 2
Number of cabins: 1

Royal Loft (RL)

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View: Ocean View + Chill Island View (Deck 16)
Occupancy: 6
Room size: 1482 square feet
Balcony size: 705 square feet
Bedrooms: 2
Number of cabins: 1

Two-decks-high stateroom with panoramic ocean views of Icon and the ocean, Dining area with wet bar and piano.

The private balcony features whirlpool and dining area with bar and sink.

Icon Loft (IL) [NEW]

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View: Ocean View
Occupancy: 4
Room size: 656 square feet
Balcony size: 151-183 square feet
Bedrooms: 1
Number of cabins: 7

Two decks-high with panoramic views. The master bedroom is on the second level. The bathroom includes a shower for two people.

You'll find a balcony with dining area.

Sky Class

Owner's Suite (OS)

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View: Ocean View
Occupancy: 4
Room size: 658 square feet
Balcony size: 190 square feet
Bedrooms: 1
Number of cabins: 8

The Owner's Suite has a dedicated bedroom area with door. Stone entry bathroom with tub, shower and two sinks.

Living room with table and a sofa that coverts to a double bed.

There is a private balcony with table and chairs.

Sunset Corner Suite (SN) [NEW]

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View: Ocean View & Surfside View
Occupancy: 4
Room size: 380-480 square feet
Balcony size: 280-360 square feet
Bedrooms: 1
Number of cabins: 10

Royal Caribbean's internal research showed them that guests wanted to see the ship's wake, so this type of cabin was crated. Wrap around balcony with endless views from the aft of the ship.

Stone entry bathroom with tub and shower with two sinks.

Living area with table and sofa that converts to a double bed.

Sunset Suite (SS) [NEW]

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View: Ocean View & Surfside View
Occupancy: 4
Room size: 390 square feet
Balcony size: 66-120 square feet
Bedrooms: 1
Number of cabins: 6

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The draw of this suite are the floor to ceiling windows that lead to the balcony.

There's a full bathroom with tub and two sinks. The living area with sofa that convers to a double bed.

Infinite Grand Suite (IG) [NEW]

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View: Ocean View
Occupancy: 4
Room size: 431 square feet
Balcony size: 102 square feet
Bedrooms: 1
Number of cabins: 6

This is the only suite with an infinite balcony that extends the interior living space.

This cabin also has a split compartment bath.

Grand Suite (GS)

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View: Ocean View
Occupancy: 4
Room size: 431 square feet
Balcony size: 108 square feet
Bedrooms: 1
Number of cabins: 10

You'll find floor to ceiling views, with the living room that has a sofa bed that converts to double bed.

Panoramic Suite (VP)

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View: Ocean View
Occupancy: 4
Room size: 370-440 square feet
Bedrooms: 1
Number of cabins: 10

These suites are located within the AquaDome.

There is a full bathroom with tub, seating area with sofa, and panoramic views with an extended seating area.

Sky Junior Suite (JY) [NEW]

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View: Ocean View
Occupancy: 4
Room size: 322 square feet
Balcony size: 80 square feet
Bedrooms: 1
Number of cabins: 8

This is the first Junior Suite that has Sky Class benefits (more details below) and is located in Suite Neighborhood.

There are floor to ceiling benefits, with a dressing area in the bedroom and has a full bathroom with tub.

Surfside Family Suite (SF) [NEW]

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View: Surfside View
Occupancy: 4(2 Adults & 2 Kids)
Room size: 269 square feet
Balcony size: 53 square feet
Bedrooms: 1.5
Number of cabins: 42

This suite was designed with families in mind so everyone has their own space.

You'll find a kids nook with pullout sofa. There is split bathroom and private balcony.

Sea Class

Sunset Junior Suite (JT) [NEW]

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View: Ocean View & Surfside View
Occupancy: 4
Room size: 320-330 square feet
Balcony size: 115-130 square feet
Bedrooms: 1
Number of cabins: 4

The Sunset Junior Suite has panoramic views and a corner balcony. The ceiling height is the tallest of all the Junior Suites (over 7 feet tall).

This is located on the aft of the ship.

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Junior Suite (JS)

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View: Ocean View
Occupancy: 4
Room size: 322 square feet
Balcony size: 80 square feet
Bedrooms: 1
Number of cabins: 66

Floor to ceiling ocean views are available in this Junior Suite.

Suite neighborhood benefits

Suite guests can experience our largest Suite neighborhood yet –including The Grove Suite Sun Deck, the Suite Lounge, and exclusive dining options.

The Grove Suite Sun Deck is an exclusive outdoor deck dedicated to Sky and Star Class Suite guests which features a pool, whirlpool, and al fresco restaurant – The Grove.

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Star Class Benefits

  • Complimentary gratuities
  • Complimentary internet
  • Expedited boarding and departure
  • Reserved premium seats in select entertainment venues
  • Priority entrance to many onboard activities
  • Suite Lounge access
  • Access to Suite Sun Deck
  • Exclusive access to Royal Genie Service
  • All-day access to Coastal Kitchen and The Grove
  • Complimentary specialty restaurants
  • Complimentary Deluxe Beverage Package
  • Complimentary Refreshment Package
  • Still and sparkling water replenished Daily
  • Complimentary minibar stocked with Coca-Cola,beverages and water
  • Complimentary laundry and pressing services
  • Luxury mattress and pillows
  • Frettelinens
  • Luxury bathroom amenities
  • Royal Caribbean plush bathrobes for use onboard
  • Lavazza Espresso coffee maker

Sky Class Benefits

  • Concierge service
  • All-day access to Coastal Kitchenand The Grove
  • Specialty bottledwater upon arrival
  • Complimentary internet
  • Priority boardingand departure
  • Priority diningreservations
  • Suite Lounge access
  • Access toSuite Sun Deck
  • Royal Caribbean plushbathrobes for use onboard
  • Luxury pillow top mattress
  • Luxury bathroomamenities
  • Lavazza Espressocoffee maker

Sea Class Benefits

  • Dinner at Coastal Kitchen
  • Royal Caribbean bathrobes for use onboard
  • Luxury pillow top mattress
  • Luxury bathroom amenities
  • Lavazza Espresso coffee maker

Suite neighborhood

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Royal Caribbean has dedicated space on Icon of the Seas specifically for suite guests with its Suite Neighborhood.

Reserved for those staying in a suite, the Suite Neighborhood has special amenities not available to other guests onboard.

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The Grove Suite Sun Deck is an upgraded pool deck exclusively for Star & Sky Class Suite guests.

Of course, there is a suite lounge with the suite concierge services available.

Icon of the Seas will have two dining venues just for suite guests. Coastal Kitchen has been expanded to two stories, and a brand new Grove casual dining venue has been added, featuringMediterranean cuisine.

Ultimate Family Townhouse

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For the most over-the-top VIP stay, the Ultimate Family Townhouse takes family vacations to the max – spanning across three different levels with an in-suite slide, cinema, and patio with exclusive entrance to Surfside Neighborhood.

The Ultimate Family Townhouse is a sprawling adventure-filled pad with three levels of incredible surprises. Guests of all ages can plunge down the slide into the coolest living room ever, where hidden nooks wait to be explored.

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The cinema room sets the stage for unrivaled movie nights and karaoke sing-offs with a popcorn machine and monster-themed daybed. And a private patio level is sure to be the new favorite hang spot for table tennis competitions, with all the fun and splash of Surfside just steps away.

The whole family enjoys Royal Suite Class Star status that unlocks exclusive experiences, like a personal Royal Genie, priority access everywhere onboard, and so much more.

This room is 1,772 square feet with a wrap-around balcony on the second level and a private balcony off the main bedroom The main bedroom and kids’ bedroom reside on the second level.

Accessible Suites and Staterooms

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There are 10 accessible categories on Icon of the Seas for a total of 50 accessible cabins.

Accessible Categories

  • Icon Loft
  • Surfside Family Suite
  • Junior Suite
  • Family Infinite Ocean View Balcony
  • Infinite Ocean View Balcony
  • Infinite Central Park View Balcony
  • Ocean View Balcony
  • Surfside Family View Balcony
  • Ocean View
  • Interior

Amenities for Accessible Staterooms

  • Elevator in 2-level Icon Loft
  • 5-foot wheelchair turning radius
  • Roll-in Showers
  • Showers offer a handheld showerhead and a bench
  • Wider doors

Cabin technology

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All cabins on Icon of the Seas will have a number of amenities that enhance the experience with technology.

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The Royal Caribbean app on Icon of the Seas will have a digital key feature, which allows you to open your cabin door with your phone instead of a SeaPass card. You can also control the television with the app, as well as the cabin lights and temperature.

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You'll find mood lighting in all cabins, with lights being able to be set to:

  • All on
  • 50% on
  • All off
  • Set to morning (lights on gradually)
  • Evening (low lights)
  • Movie or night (lights turn off gradually)

FAQs

What are the stateroom categories on Icon of the Seas? ›

Icon OTS has several new for RCI cabin categories - Inside Plus, Panoramic Ocean View (redesigned/both cabins and suites), Infinite Balcony, Family Infinite Balcony, Surfside Family Suite, Sky Junior Suite, Sunset Suite, Sunset Corner Suite, Icon Loft Suite, and the Ultimate Family Townhouse.

What are the new suites found exclusively on Icon of the Seas? ›

Icon of the Seas has more new cabin categories, including the Sunset Corner Suites and the Panoramic Ocean View Suites with floor-to-ceiling windows. Located within the AquaDome, both aim to give guests the best possible views while at sea.

What are the suite levels on Royal Caribbean? ›

Royal Suite Class offers three tiers of accommodations, based on the suite category, Star, Sky, and Sea.

Is a grand suite worth it on Royal Caribbean? ›

Are Grand Suites Worth it? The bottom line is Grand Suites with a Balcony are entry level real suite with rich amenities/perks from the Royal Suite Program. The extra living space and perks of a Grand Suite with a Balcony are a nice to have benefit, that provide for a much more enjoyable experience while in your suite.

What is the best balcony on a cruise ship? ›

Rear-facing balcony cabins are among the best balcony cabins on any ship. Often, their balconies are bigger than balconies on side-facing cabins and they also feel quiet. There are far fewer balcony cabins at the back of a ship than on the sides of a ship, so you don't hear a lot of noise from your neighbors.

What is the difference between stateroom categories? ›

The basic difference between each category code is the stateroom location and/or size of the room. The lower the number, the more desirable the cabin, in terms of size or location on the ship. As the numbers start to climb, you will find rooms further away from the mid-ship, as well as less square-footage.

Will Icon of the Seas be bigger than Oasis class? ›

At 250,600 tons, Icon of the Seas will be more than 6% bigger than the biggest of the Oasis-class ships, the 7-month-old Wonder of the Seas. It'll be able to hold up to 7,600 passengers — a new record for a passenger ship. That's about 7% higher than Wonder of the Seas' maximum capacity of 7,084 passengers.

What is the difference between interior ocean view balcony suite? ›

The key difference between oceanview rooms and balcony cabins is, of course, one has a window and the other has a private verandah, usually furnished with a couple of chairs and a drinks table. Oceanview cabins can have either a rectangular window or a round porthole, which typically do not open.

Which record breaking pools can you find onboard the Icon of the Seas? ›

Seven Pools With Record-Breaking Numbers on Icon of the Seas
  • Royal Bay – 40K Gallons of Water. Render Courtesy: Royal Caribbean. ...
  • Water's Edge – 1st Family-Focused Pool at Sea. Render Courtesy: Royal Caribbean. ...
  • Cloud 17 – 16 and Up Only. Icon of the Seas Cloud 17 Pool.
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Do suites get free drinks on Royal Caribbean? ›

Reserved exclusively for guests of Grand Suite-level accommodations and above, the Suite Lounge serves complimentary continental breakfast and evening drinks. From croissants to your favorite drink, we've got your cravings covered.

What deck level is best on a cruise ship? ›

The higher the deck, the better and, often, more panoramic the view. Cabins on top decks aren't always the best on the ship, but many suites and specialty cabin categories are typically located on upper decks.

Is it worth the money to get a balcony on a cruise? ›

Balcony cabins on cruise ships are more spacious due to the outside space. They have spectacular ocean views, fresh sea air, and a private seating area. Although these cabins are more expensive, the rewards of a private balcony sometimes outweigh the cost. If it fits within your budget, balcony cabins are worth it!

Can you wear jeans in the main dining room on Royal Caribbean? ›

Jeans, polos, sundresses and blouses are all the right amount of laid back. Please keep swimwear to the Pool Deck. Shorts are welcomed for breakfast and lunch.

What is the best cabin position on a cruise ship? ›

You want to be as close to the pivot point as possible to feel the least movement. Avoid cabins near the front (bow) or back (stern) and on decks higher than the middle deck of the ship. So, on a ship with fourteen passenger decks, your best options are below deck seven.

Is it better to be on a lower deck or higher deck on a cruise? ›

The most stable part of the ship is its lowest point of gravity, so on a lower deck, at the center. You'd feel a lot less motion here than, say, in a stateroom on the upper decks a long way forward or aft (towards the back of the ship).

Is it better to sleep in the front or back of a cruise ship? ›

The back of the ship tends to be considered the next best cabin position after midships. Whilst the front of the ship gets the most movement the back also does get some. Whilst it's nowhere near as bad as the front of the ship, you may still notice some movement in rough seas.

Is it better to be in the middle or front of a cruise ship? ›

Generally, mid-ship is most favorable on lower decks, especially if you are prone to motion sickness. There is more noticeable movement in the more forward areas of the vessel, or on higher decks.

Which is the best side of a cruise ship to be on? ›

starboard side of the ship is best to stay on. Your decision will depend on a variety of factors, from your stateroom type to your cruise itinerary. Here are helpful tips for choosing which side of the ship will suit you best.

What does 5D mean on Royal Caribbean? ›

Navigator of the Seas Ocean View Balcony 5D

Amenities: Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King a private balcony single sofa bed or one Pullman bed sitting area private bathroom with shower vanity area mini-bar closed-circuit TV mini-safe radio telephone and a hairdryer.

What does 4N mean on Royal Caribbean? ›

4N - Ocean View Two twin beds that convert to Royal King and private bathroom. Up to 4 guests. Stateroom: 120 sq. ft.

What is the latest info on Icon of the Seas? ›

January 2023 – The world's best family vacation is one step closer to its highly anticipated debut in January 2024. Royal Caribbean International's Icon of the Seas reached its next major construction milestone in December 2022.

How many pools are in Icon of the Seas? ›

Icon of the Seas is home to seven pools for swimming and chilling, each with its own unique features and atmosphere.

What class of ship is icon? ›

Royal Caribbean also confirmed the ship's name will be Icon of the Seas. The Icon Class ships will be Royal Caribbean's newest class of cruise ships. Debuting in fall 2023, Icon will be the cruise line's first of three ships to be powered by LNG (liquefied natural gas).

How does a suite differ from a cabin? ›

Unlike the standard cabins, a suite might have a full living room area plus a dining table, an in-cabin bar, and multiple bathrooms. The master bathrooms can be incredibly spacious with whirlpool tubs, double vanities, and powder rooms or walk-in closets.

What is the best room on a cruise ship for motion sickness? ›

To reduce motion sickness, choose a stateroom in the middle of the ship on a lower deck. You will feel any sway of the ship less in this section. Although it may seem counterintuitive, if you're worried about seasickness on a cruise, book a stateroom with a window or a veranda.

How many water slides are on the Icon of the Seas? ›

Sailing from Miami in early 2024, the Icon will become the world's largest ship, and will also have more waterslides at sea than any other ship with six. With six slides, it is about managing throughput, said Schneider.

Is Icon of the sea the biggest cruise ship? ›

She is scheduled to enter service in 2024, and will have a gross tonnage of 250,800, making her the largest cruise ship in the world by gross tonnage. Icon of the Seas during construction in 2022.

Does Icon of the Seas have aqua theater? ›

The AquaTheater is featured on all Oasis Class ships. The venue itself is stunning. You'll watch this amazing show from the rear of the ship in arena-style seating overlooking the vast ocean in your wake. The narrow pools can actually be adjusted to allow for a greater depth!

Do Royal Caribbean suites have refrigerators? ›

Each Interior stateroom includes: Either a Royal king size bed or two twin beds, private bathroom with shower, vanity area, a TV and telephone, fridge or minibar, hair-dryer and 24 hour room service.

Can I bring a 12 pack of soda on Royal Caribbean? ›

Non-alcoholic beverages may not exceed 12 standard (17 oz.) cans, bottles or cartons per stateroom. Milk and distilled water brought on for infant, medical, or dietary use are permitted.

How much is the senior discount on Royal Caribbean? ›

Royal Caribbean has expanded senior discounts of up to 15% off across many Caribbean itineraries departing between fall 2021 through spring 2022. The senior prices are available on selected sailings exclusively for guests who are 55 years of age and older.

How much do you tip a cabin steward on Royal Caribbean? ›

Tipping Extra

Typical extra tips may be $15-20 per passenger for a seven-day cruise paid to the cabin steward for exceptional work, or an extra $10-20 per passenger to a waiter who offered spectacular dining service.

Who gets priority boarding on Royal Caribbean? ›

Priority embarkation is offered to suite guests (except Junior Suite) and Crown & Anchor Society members on the following tiers: Platinum, Emerald, Diamond, Diamond Plus and Pinnacle. Flexible Arrival is offered to Crown & Anchor Society Pinnacle Club members only.

What deck should I stay on Royal Caribbean? ›

Staying on a lower deck has the advantage of being closer to popular common areas, such as the Royal Promenade, theaters and dining rooms. This means less dependency on elevators. What is this? A room on a higher deck provides more desirable views, as well as being closer in proximity to the pool deck.

Can you sleep on the balcony of a cruise ship? ›

Can You Sleep on a Cruise Ship Balcony? There are no rules that say that passengers on cruise ships can't sleep on their balconies. That said, cruise lines do generally advise against it. Despite this many people enjoy sleeping on their balconies and you won't have any problem doing so if you want to.

Do you win money on cruise ship casinos? ›

This gives an expected payout of 99.5% if proper strategy is used over the long term. On ships you will often find “6/5” machines, meaning they offer a 94.9% payback if you play long enough with perfect strategy.

How much spending cash should I take on a cruise? ›

So How Much Cash Should I Take on a Cruise? As a general rule, plan to have $50 to $100 each day in the local currency. Also, you may want to bring an extra $20 a day for tipping crew members. Make sure to include smaller bills for tips.

Can you leave your balcony door open on cruise? ›

Do not leave the balcony door open! Doing so not only messes with the ship's air conditioning system, but it can create the “mother of all air tunnels” should you open your hallway door.

Do you have to dress up every night on a cruise? ›

Absolutely not. Your cruise is your own. If you don't want to dress up for the evening, then you certainly don't have to do so. Many people choose to keep it casual.

How do I know which nights are formal on my cruise? ›

Formal nights:
  1. 3/4/5 Night Cruises - Usually on Day 2.
  2. 6 Night Cruises - Usually on Day 2 and 5.
  3. 7 Night Cruises - Usually on Day 2 and 6.
  4. 8 - 10 Night Cruises - 2 Formal Nights, Days vary by ship and sailing.
  5. 11 - 14 Night Cruises - 3 Formal Nights, Days vary by ship and sailing.

Is bottled water free on Royal Caribbean? ›

Royal Caribbean's most inclusive (and most expensive) package is the Deluxe Beverage Package. It covers both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. This includes soft drinks, non-alcoholic cocktails, bottled water, sparkling water, specialty coffees and teas, and fresh-squeezed juices.

Where is the safest room on a cruise ship? ›

What's the Best Place to Stay on a Cruise Ship?
  • Mid-ship Staterooms. If seasickness is a worry of yours, the best way to avoid that is getting a room in the center of the ship. ...
  • Lower Decks. ...
  • Oceanview Balconies. ...
  • Aft Cabins. ...
  • Amid Other Staterooms.
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Is aft balcony worth it? ›

Fans of aft balcony cabins love the expansive, uninterrupted ocean views over the ship's wake. You're also likely to score significantly more space in your cruise's aft cabins than standard balcony cabins along the port and starboard sides of the ship.

What are cabin categories? ›

To make it less confusing, remember there are really just four main kinds of cabins: insides without windows, outsides with windows, balcony cabins, and suites. Within these main groupings, cruise lines offer many categories of cabins based on size, position, or amenities.

What are the types of cruise ship stateroom? ›

Cruise ships have four types of cabins (also known as staterooms) namely, inside cabins, outside cabins, balcony cabins, and suites. Inside or Interior cabins are the smallest of the lot and have no windows, this usually makes them the most affordable.

What is a 4F category stateroom? ›

Carnival Dream Interior Stateroom 4F

Amenities: Two twin beds that can convert to a king-size bed a private bathroom with shower ample drawer and closet space mini-bar mini-safe hair-dryer interactive TV complimentary use of bathrobes bathroom amenities kit and telephone.

What are the categories of cruise? ›

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  • Ocean cruising.
  • River cruising.
  • Singles or solo cruises.
  • Family cruises.
  • Adults-only and couples cruises.
  • Luxury cruises.
  • Adventure cruises.
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What is the best floor to stay on a cruise ship? ›

You want to be as close to the pivot point as possible to feel the least movement. Avoid cabins near the front (bow) or back (stern) and on decks higher than the middle deck of the ship. So, on a ship with fourteen passenger decks, your best options are below deck seven.

What's the best deck to stay on a cruise ship? ›

The nicest and most expensive cabins on any ship are generally on the highest decks. That typically means just below the pool deck. However, the pool deck is often the loudest during the day (and often well into the night).

Which is the best side to have a cabin on a cruise ship? ›

starboard side of the ship is best to stay on. Your decision will depend on a variety of factors, from your stateroom type to your cruise itinerary. Here are helpful tips for choosing which side of the ship will suit you best.

What's the difference between a cabin and a suite? ›

Unlike the standard cabins, a suite might have a full living room area plus a dining table, an in-cabin bar, and multiple bathrooms. The master bathrooms can be incredibly spacious with whirlpool tubs, double vanities, and powder rooms or walk-in closets.

Is it worth getting a balcony on a cruise? ›

Balcony cabins are great for giving you that much needed bit of personal space when you're both in the room. If he wants to nap but you're wide awake, a balcony offers you a place to hang out without worrying if you're making too much noise or using too bright lights.

Can you use a mobile phone on a cruise ship? ›

Do cell phones work on cruise ships? It's a common question with varying answers. Guests are free to utilize their cellular data or connect to our onboard Wi-Fi on any ship. But, please be aware that cellular data used on the ship or in certain ports of call will result in charges from your cell phone provider.

What is a Category 7 interior cabin? ›

For example, Carnival Cruise Line uses a number to indicate the type of cabin (inside, oceanview, or balcony) and the letter to indicate how desirable the associated location. Category 7A would be an obstructed balcony while category 7N would be an extended balcony.

What does 8F balcony mean? ›

Balcony Cabins

Categories 8A through 8F are traditional balconies. Some ships offer categories 8M and 8N, which are extended balconies, and 9B and 9C, considered premium balconies.

What is the highest quality cruise line? ›

The best cruise lines in the world 2022
  • Norwegian Cruise Line. Score 78.98. MSC Cruises. ...
  • Royal Caribbean International. Score 72.49. Carnival Cruise Line. ...
  • P&O Cruises. Score 76.61. Azamara. ...
  • Regent Seven Seas Cruises. Score 76.63. Star Clippers. ...
  • Grand Circle Cruise Line. Score 89.47. ...
  • Atlas Ocean Voyages. Score 88.78.
Oct 4, 2022

Which cruise line is the most inclusive? ›

The Best All-Inclusive Cruise Lines in the World

At the top of our list are Regent Seven Seas, Scenic, Seabourn, Silversea, Viking, Virgin Voyages, and Azamara. Here's what you should know about each of these all-inclusive cruise lines.

What is the cheapest month to go on a cruise? ›

The best time of year to book a cruise is often January through March. During this period — also known as wave season — industry-wide sales occur and the price of that cruise you've been dreaming of may drop significantly.

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