Cruise Ship Profiles

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Tropical Weather

Atlantic/Gulf Coast

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Eastern Pacific

All Clear for Cruisers

Itinerary

The Serenade of the Seas sails Bahamas and Caribbean itineraries  from Port Everglades in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida during the winter season, and then repositions to Boston and sail Canada/New England during the summer season.

Updated March 2017

CDC Ratings

Sanitation Report

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2008 Rating 98 (Nov)
2009 Rating 97 (May)
2010 Rating 98 (May)
2010 Rating 91 (Nov)
2011 Rating 95 (Jun)
2011 Rating 96 (Oct)
2012 Rating 100 (Mar)
2013 Rating 98 (Dec)
2015 Rating 99 (Jan)
2015 Rating 100 (Sep)
2016 Rating 100 (Sep)
2017 Rating 99 (Jan)

Deck Plan

Deck 13

Viking Crown Lounge, Rock Climbing Wall, Putting Green, Hollywood Odyssey, Vortex Nightclub

Deck 12

Spa and Fitness Center, Adventure Ocean and Adventure Beach, Game Arcade, Golf and Sports Area, Sports Court, Sky Bar, Jogging Track, Crown & Anchor Lounge, Optix Teen Disco, Izumi

Deck 11

Windjammer Cafe, Spa and Fitness Center, Solarium, Main Pool Deck, Park Cafe, Rita's Cantina

Deck 10

Passenger staterooms

Deck 9

Passenger staterooms

Deck 8

Passenger staterooms, Explorer's Court

Deck 7

Passenger staterooms, Business services

Deck 6

Chops Grille, The Colony Club, Portofino, Aurora Theater, Video Arcade, Schooner Bar, Safari Club, Zanzibar Lounge, Casino, Vintages

Deck 5

Reflections Dining Room, Latte-tudes, Boutiques, Tropical Theater, Conference Center

Deck 4

Tropical Theater, passenger staterooms, Reflections Dining Room, Mirage & Illusions (alcove areas), Centrum, R Bar

Deck 3

Passenger staterooms

Deck 2

Passenger staterooms

ships > RCI > Serenade of the Seas
 

Serenade of the Seas

serenade of the seas cruise ship

Among the ship's spectacular features are the ten-story glass-constructed Centrum, 12 passenger decks, serviced by 9 passenger elevators, 6 of which are glass and either look over the Centrum atrium or outside the ship through a glass wall.

The Serenade of the Seas was refurbished during a scheduled dry dock in the Fall of 2012. The ship received a variety of enhancements including a Samba Grill, Giovanni's Table, Park Café, Boardwalk Dog House, Izumi, and 15 new staterooms.

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Itinerary Notable Rooms
CDC Ratings Outdoor Areas
Deck Plan Kid's Camps

 

Specifications

Ship Class: Radiance

Launched: 2003

Refurbished: 2012; 2016

Speed: 24 Knots

GRT: 90,000

Length: 965 ft.

Draft: 26

Passengers: 2,112

Accommodations

All staterooms offer accommodations that convert to queen size bed with updated bedding, private bath, vanity area, flat-screen TV and phone, electric mini-bar, hair dryers and AC. The bedding program has been updated fleet-wide, with new bed frames, mattresses, sheets, pillows, and duvets.

Stateroom sizes

Inside 165 Sq. ft.
Outside 165-319 Sq. Ft.
Balcony 220-245 Sq. ft. w/veranda
Suite 1216 Sq. ft. w/veranda

Interior

Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, sitting area, vanity area, and a private bathroom.

Outside

Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, sitting area, vanity area, and a private bathroom. The family ocean view has additional bunk beds in separate area, separate sitting area with sofa bed, and can accommodate up to 6 guests.

Balcony

Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, private balcony, sitting area and a private bathroom.  Both categories, Deluxe and Superior, have a small sitting area and private balcony.

Suite

Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, private balcony, private bathroom with bathtub and a sitting area. Grand suites include concierge service. Royal family suites have two bedrooms with two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long(one room with third and fourth Pullman beds), two bathrooms (one with shower, one with bathtub), living area with double sofa bed, private balcony, and concierge service. The stateroom can accommodate up to 8 guests. The Royal Suite has a separate bedroom with king-size bed, private balcony with hot tub, whirlpool bathtub, living room with queen-size sofa bed, baby grand piano and concierge service. The two-bedroom suite has two bedrooms and two bathrooms.

Suite Amenities

• Priority check-in

• Personalized attention throughout the cruise with complimentary

• Concierge Club service on select ships

• Reserved prime seating in the main theater for entertainment shows, where available

• Priority tender tickets on select cruises. (Tender service is provided when smaller vessels are necessary to reach shore in locations without docking ports large enough for cruise ships.)

• VIP pool deck seating, where available

• Full breakfast, lunch and dinner dining room menus available for in-room dining

• Private breakfast and lunch seating in specialty restaurants on our Voyager and Freedom Class ships

• Mattel® board games available to order for in-room entertainment for the kids

• Complimentary luggage valet service

• Luxury spa bathrobes for use onboard

• Complimentary pressing service on formal night

• Priority departure with exclusive suite departure lounge featuring continental breakfast

Dining Venues

($) = Specialty restaurant, surcharges apply

Reflections Dining Room

Two-story main dining room. The main dining room serves exceptional, multi-course meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy a new dinner menu each evening in an elegant setting.

Cafe Promenade

Pick a table with a view at Café Promenade, serving Seattle's Best Coffee, Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream, snacks, pastries and sandwiches throughout the day and into the night – so you can enjoy the action when you please.

Windjammer Cafe

A culinary destination loaded with an array of delicious food for every meal and snack time – all with spectacular views and a comfortable, casual atmosphere. Browse multiple buffets and serving stations featuring pastas, omelets made-to-order, global cuisine, salads, soups, sandwiches, meat-carving, and tons of tantalizing desserts.

Cafe Latte-tudes ($)

Caffeine fix, coffee break, or after-dinner cappuccino – drop by this café for sweets, people watching and specialty coffee beverages (additional cost applies).

Chops Grill ($)

Royal Caribbean's popular signature steakhouse, featuring grade-A premium cuts of steak cooked to your specifications, plus fresh seafood, hearty side dishes and signature desserts in an upscale, contemporary setting. $30.00 per person surcharge.

Giovanni’s Table ($)

This Tuscan countryside influenced trattoria is a more-accessible, casual Italian restaurant featuring both indoor and al fresco seating. Giovanni's Table offers rustic dishes with a contemporary flair, including toasted herbal breads, pizzas, salads, pastas, Italian sandwiches, braised meat dishes and stews, all served family-style. $15 for lunch, $20 for dinner.

Rita’s Cantina ($)

Dive into a fiesta of flavor at Rita's, serving scrumptious Mexican fare along with the widest selection of margaritas at sea. Caters to families by day and grown ups by night, with live guitar music and dancing. Menu items are charged individually with a $3 dining fee for lunch and dinner.

Izumi ($)

The new Asian cuisine restaurant features a sushi bar and hot rock cooking, as well as other Asian fare in a more formal setting. Open for lunch and dinner; á la carte pricing plus a $3 fee for lunch or $5 fee for dinner.

Park Café

An indoor/outdoor gourmet market featuring salads, sandwiches, soups and pastries. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, complimentary.

Royal Choice Dining Package

Chops Grille, Giovanni’s Table and Izumi for $55 per guest

Chef’s Table Dining Package

$130 per guest, includes all of the specialty restaurants as well as the Chef’s Table.

Room Service

Breakfast, lunch and dinner, 24 hours a day (late night service charge applies).

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Notable Rooms

Tropical Theater

Complimentary Broadway-style entertainment playing nightly. Royal Caribbean brings together world-class performers to star in awe-inspiring original shows from contemporary dance to headline musical acts, high diving, aerial acrobatics and more.

Colony Club

A customizable entertainment space with four different clubs: The Bombay Billiard Club, Jakarta Lounge, Singapore Sling's and the Calcutta Card Club.

Viking Crown Lounge

Observation area during the day with great views of the sea and the Vortex disco by night.

Casino Royale

Slots, cards, roulette and more.

Schooner Bar

The Schooner Bar is a nautical haven inspired by the sea – a guest-favorite bar, thanks to nightly piano entertainers that will have you joining a chorus of classics.

The new R Bar

An overhaul of the existing Champagne Bar featuring a retro 1960s vibe, complete with signature cocktails and trained mixologists located on deck 6.

Crown and Castle Pub

An excellent meeting place for pints, people, performances, and more.

Hollywood Odyssey

Sports bar located on deck 13.

Centrum Entertainment

Centrum aerial entertainment, featuring daring acrobatic shows set against artful lighting and LED screens.

Concierge Club

Concierge Club reserved for Diamond Plus and Pinnacle Crown & Anchor Society members, and select suite guests.

Diamond Lounge

Diamond Lounge available for Diamond and above tier level members.

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Outdoor Features

Sport Activities

Fitness Center, Adventure Beach, Game Arcade, Golf, Sports Court, Jogging Track, all located on deck 12. Rock Climbing Wall and Putting Green located on deck 13.

Main Pool Area

Located on deck 11 is one swimming pool and 2 whirlpools (amidships) and a Solarium pool and whirlpool (aft).

Outdoor TV

Poolside movie screen.

Adventure Ocean/Beach

A play area with specially designed activities for kids from 3-17. Run by exceptional, energetic and college-educated staff on deck 12.

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Kids Only

Royal Babies & Royal Tots

Interactive classes filled with enriching activities developed by early childhood experts at Fisher-Price® for kids 6-18 months. The Royal Tots Program offers 45-minute interactive playground sessions filled with age-appropriate activities and toys for kids ages 18-36 months. Both programs are hosted by trained youth staff. A parent or caregiver must accompany child during all activity sessions. Nursery program also available.

Adventure Ocean for Kids Ages 3-11

Aquanauts for kids ages 3-5 years old; Explorers for kids ages 6-8 years old; Voyagers for kids ages 9-11 years old. Royal Caribbean offers age appropriate parties, crafts, scavenger hunts, science experiments, theater games, excursions and more. Located on deck 12.

Teen Program

Non-structured, participate when you want program for teens, ages 12-17 years old. Featuring Theme Nights, Improve Games, DJ Academy, Mocktail Competition, Dodgeball, Open Mic and Talent Show, BBQ, Movie and Pool Party, Teen Casino, Snowball Fight, Climbing Competition and more. Located on deck 12.

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