Ruby Princess

Ruby Princess


The Ruby Princess is one of nine Grand Class cruise ships from Princess Cruises, along with flagship the Grand Princess and seven other ships. This ship, christened by Trista and Ryan Sutter from "The Bachelorette" TV show, first sailed in 2008, underwent a major refurbishment in December of 2015 and a multi-million dollar renovation in October 2018.

With accommodations for over 3,000 guests, the Ruby Princess offers cruises to exciting destinations throughout the Caribbean and Mediterranean. Her 900 balconies offer views of the sea and the ports of call, while entertainment and dining options make this ship a winner among readers of the prestigious Condé Nast Traveler magazine.

Look through the schedules, cabin options and dining descriptions below and start planning your next great cruise on the elegant Ruby Princess, a jewel of the seas from Princess Cruises.

Awards for Ruby Princess by Princess Cruises

  • 2013 - Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Poll - Best Cruise Ships in the World - Top 20 Large Ships
  • 2012 - Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Poll - Best Cruise Ships in the World - Top 20 Large Ships
  • 2012 - Expedia Cruise Ship Center Awards - Best Selling Ship of 2012
  • 2009 - Travel Weekly Magellan Awards - Best Large Cruise Ship

Cabin Options

The Ruby Princess cruise ship has 1,542 staterooms with space for up to 3,080 guests. All cabins come with standard amenities including daily housekeeping service, nightly turn-down service, 100% Egyptian cotton linens and free sample sizes of shampoo, conditioner and body lotion.

Ruby Princess - Family Suite

Family Suite

Size: 460 to 777 sq. ft.

Occupancy: Up to 6 guests

Family Suites include two staterooms connected by a living area and sleeps up to six guests. Both rooms in the family suite have two twin beds that convert to queen-size, a walk-in-closet, two televisions, mini-bar, refrigerator and a safe.

Ruby Princess - Mini-Suite


Size: 323 sq. ft.

Occupancy: Up to 4 guests

Mini-Suites have two twin beds that convert to queen-size, two televisions, refrigerator, hair dryer, safe, walk-in-closet, phone and desk. Premium amenities include a welcome glass of champagne, combination tub and shower in the bathroom, a separate seating area with sofa bed and chocolates on your pillow.

Ruby Princess - Balcony Cabin

Balcony Cabin

Size: 231 sq. ft.

Occupancy: Up to 2 guests

Balcony Cabins feature a furnished balcony, two twin beds that convert to queen-size, private bathroom with shower, television, refrigerator, hair dryer, safe, closet, phone, desk and chocolates on your pillow.

Ruby Princess - Inside Cabin

Inside Cabin

Size: 162-182 sq. ft.

Occupancy: Up to 2 guests

Inside Cabins have two twin beds that convert to queen-size, a private bathroom with shower, television, refrigerator, hair dryer, safe, closet, phone and desk.

* Images shown may not reflect the actual cabin you'll be booking.

Entertainment & Activities

Hang out at one of the many hot spots on the Ruby Princess like Gatsby’s Casino, Explorers Lounge or Skywalkers Nightclub on the top deck. Meet friends for cocktails at the Wheelhouse Bar, Adagio Bar or Crooners Martini Bar.

Take the entire family to watch the latest movie at the Movies Under the Stars® outdoor theater, sign up for an invigorating massage or spa treatment at the Lotus Spa® and Fitness Center or practice your putting skills at the Princess Links nine-hole mini-golf course.

Each night you'll be treated to original musicals, magic shows, and top comedians at the Princess Theater, and several nightclubs onboard offer live music, DJ-led dancing to top 40 hits, or piano crooners offering a rousing sing-along. There’s always something happening on the Ruby Princess.

Dining Options

There are a variety of casual and fine dining options to choose from on this cruise ship including the Crown Grill, Sabitini’s Italian Restaurant and the Ultimate Balcony Dining experience.

Included Dining

  • Main Dining Rooms (Botticelli, Da Vinci, Michelangelo) - Breakfast, lunch and dinner with open seating from 7:30 to 9:30 am and noon to 1:30 p.m. on sea days and embarkation day. Dinner is available as either fixed seating or guests can choose the Dine My WaySM option.
  • Chocolate Journeys - Decadent, hand-crafted treats exclusively for Princess’ Chocolate JourneysSM program.
  • International Cafe - Ever-changing array of small bite meals, treats, and gourmet beverages.
  • Slice Pizzeria - Classic Italian stromboli stuffed with delicious Italian deli meats and cheeses or fresh made pizza.
  • Horizon Court - Delightful array of worldwide cuisine, freshly baked breads and regional comfort foods, in a casual setting at breakfast, lunch or dinner.
  • The Salty Dog Grill - 100% handmade gourmet burgers served with a variety of fixin’s and crisp fries.
  • Coffee & Cones - Complimentary, classic, soft-serve chocolate, vanilla or swirl ice cream in a cone or cup and specialty crafted coffees & tea.

Specialty Dining

  • Sabatini's Italian Trattoria - Unique, handmade pasta courses, prepared fresh daily and treasured family recipes curated by Princess' Italian chefs across the fleet inspire the menu at this acclaimed Italian specialty restaurant.
  • The Salty Dog Gastropub - Innovative gourmet creations inspired by pub favorites or devour the "Ernesto”, a savory rib eye burger named “Best Burger at Sea” by Cruise Critic.
  • Crown Grill - Named among the “Best Cruise Ship Steakhouses” by USA TODAY featuring premium aged beef and fresh seafood items.
  • Vines Wine Bar - Extensive collection of wines, like Opus One, Super Tuscans, fine sparkling wines and regional offerings for purchase.
  • Ultimate Balcony Dining - Intimate breakfast or dinner for two. Breakfast is served from 7 am to 11 am for $32 per couple, while dinner is served from 6 pm to 10 pm for $100 per couple. Dinner includes a cocktail party, fresh flowers, champagne and a four-course meal.
  • Chef's Table Experience - Pre-dinner cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in the galley for you and a limited number of fellow guests followed by a gourmet dinner.

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