Dawn Princess

Dawn Princess - along with its sister ships Sun and Sea - creates paradise on the high seas. Featuring a wrap-around Promenade Deck, this spectacular ship has more than 400 balcony staterooms to enjoy the ever-changing scenery and two spacious decks. Hot spots include two show lounges with nightly entertainment, and plenty of elegant and casual dining options from gourmet pizza to grilled steaks.


    • 77000

    • Tonnage
    • 1997

    • Built Year
    • 2015

    • Refurbished Year
    • 830

    • Crew
    • 1950

    • Pax Capacity
    • 7

    • Bars
    • 4

    • Pools
    • 1

    • Casinos

Sailings

Ship Information


  • Maiden Voyage: 1997
  • Refurbished Year: May 1, 2015
  • Tonnage: 77,000 tons
  • Length: 856.00 feet
  • Avg Speed: 22.00
  • Passenger Capacity: 1,950
  • Normal Crew Size: 830
  • Registration Country: Bermuda
  • Cabin Features

    • Babysitting
    • Children Activities
    • Children Playroom
    • Hairdryer
    • Telephone
    • Television
    • 24-Hour Room Service
    • Youth Program
  • Special Requests

    • Special Dietary Meals
    • Wheelchair Accessible Cabins
  • Fitness Facilities

    • Basketball Court
    • Fitness Center
    • Golf Instructors
    • Golf Simulator
    • Jogging
    • 4 Swimming Pools
    • 1 Children Swimming Pools
    • Tennis Court
  • Services

    • 7 Bars
    • Beauty Salon
    • 1 Casinos
    • 1 Clubs
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Hottub
    • Internet Access
    • Library
    • Movie Theatre
    • Self Laundry
    • Shops
    • Showroom
    • Spa
    • Wedding

Dining

Regency Dining Room
Traditional Dining

Dress Code: See below for detail dress code requirement
Reservation Required: Yes
Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Lunch: Noon to 2:00 p.m.
Dining: Early Seating 6:00 p.m., Late Seating 8:15 p.m.

Marquis Dining Room
Anytime Dining
Dress Code: See below for detail dress code requirement
Reservation Required: No
Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Lunch: Noon to 2:00 p.m.
Dining: 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Sterling Steakhouse
Specialty Dining
Dress Code: See below for detail dress code requirement
Reservation Required: Yes
Dining: 6:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Surcharge: Cover charge is $15 per person

Ultimate Balcony Dining
Specialty Dining - Private service on your own balcony (In select staterooms)

Dress Code: See below for detail dress code requirement
Reservation Required: Yes
Breakfast: 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (Sea days only)
Dining: 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Surcharge: $25 per couple (Breakfast) and $100 per couple (Dinner)

Horizon Court

Casual Dining

Dress Code: See below for detail dress code requirement
Reservation Required: No
24-hours

Wine and caviar bar
Casual Dining
Dress Code: See below for detail dress code requirement
Reservation Required: No
Dining: 5:00 p.m. onward
Surcharge: Priced per item

Patisserie
Casual Dining
Dress Code: See below for detail dress code requirement
Reservation Required: No
Breakfast, Lunch and Dining: 7:00 a.m. onward
Surcharge: Priced per item

Sundaes ice cream bar
Casual Dining
Dress Code: See below for detail dress code requirement
Reservation Required: No
Lunch and Dining: 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Surcharge: Priced per item

Verdi's Pizzeria
Casual Dining
Dress Code: See below for detail dress code requirement
Reservation Required: No
Lunch: 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Dining: 7:00 p.m. onward

Trident Grill (burgers and hot dogs)
Casual Dining
Dress Code: See below for detail dress code requirement
Reservation Required: No
Lunch: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Afternoon Tea
Casual Dining
Dress Code: See below for detail dress code requirement
Reservation Required: No
Tea hours: 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Clothing Suggestions
You should dress for a cruise with Princess the same way you would for any stylish land-based resort. Casual sportswear, including shorts, lightweight pants and jogging suits, is the order of the day both at sea and ashore in hotter climates.

Onboard Attire
There are two designations for dress codes: Smart Casual and Formal.

Smart Casual Evenings:
Passengers dress as they would for a fine restaurant at home.

Skirts/dresses, slacks, and sweaters for ladies
Pants and open-neck shirts for men

In the dining room, items such as cutoff T-shirts, shorts, halter tops, and jeans are not permitted, shoes must be worn at all times.

Formal Evenings:
Evening gowns and cocktail dresses for ladies
Tuxedo, slacks with dinner jackets, or suits for men

Princess offers formal wear rental on all cruises; this can be arranged prior to embarkation. See below for a general evening attire schedule.
 

Length of Cruise Number of Formal Evenings Number of Smart Casual Evenings
3-6 days 1 1-5
7-13 days 2 5-11
14-20 days 3 11-17
21-28 days 4 17-24
29 days + 5 minimum 24+

Age Restrictions

No guest under the age of eighteen (18) will be booked in a stateroom unless accompanied by an person twenty-one (21) years of age, or older. Documents for Passengers under the age of 18 - Several countries require special documentation for children traveling without both parents. It is your responsibility to ensure that you possess the proper documents for all of the countries that you will visit.

The legal drinking age of 21 years is always observed onboard and proof of age may be required. All onboard staff are trained to take seriously their responsibility to not serve alcohol to underage passengers. The age restrictions are clearly posted in the bars. Entry into the disco is limited to passengers 18 years and older. Be sure to check with the child and teen centers, however, for special disco events designed just for kids. Children under the age of 18 are welcome in the gymnasium, spa and Jacuzzi; and also in the evening entertainment show lounges when accompanied by a parent or guardian.

In line with domestic age limits, as well as Princess' company policy, the casino is reserved for passengers 21 years and older. Additionally, only those passengers 21 years and older will be allowed to purchase or consume alcohol. For those whose age is questionable, picture identification may be requested.

Children over six (6) months of age at the date of sailing will be accepted on the following itineraries: Alaska, Canada & New England, Caribbean, Europe, Mexico, Transcanal and Australia & New Zealand (coastal cruise only). Only children over the age of one (1) year at the date of sailing will be accepted for the following itineraries: Africa, South America, South Pacific, Hawaii & Tahiti, world cruises including Asia, Antarctica, Indian subcontinent, Transatlantic and Transpacific cruises.

Kids & Teens
This ship's activities run the age-appropriate gamut for those under 18 - from Princess Pelicans (ages 3 to 7), and Princess Pirateers (ages 8-12), to Off Limits (ages 13-17).

Tipping

To simplify the tipping process for our passengers, a discretionary gratuity charge will be automatically added to your shipboard account on a daily basis. The daily gratuity amounts are $12 per person for mini-suites and suites, and $11.50 per passenger in all other staterooms per day (including children). Effective on voyages departing on or after January 1, 2016, the gratuity charge will be $13.95 per guest for mini-suites and suites, and $12.95 per guest for interior, oceanview, and balcony staterooms. This gratuity will be shared amongst those staff who have helped provide and support your cruise experience, including all waitstaff, stateroom stewards, buffet stewards, and housekeeping staff across the fleet. A 15% gratuity is added to bar charges and dining room wine accounts.

New daily gratuities for all voyages on or after December 15, 2016: $13.50 USD per guest per day for regular staterooms (interior, oceanview and balcony), $14.50 USD per guest per day for mini-suites (including Club Class), $15.50 USD per guest per day for suites.

Cabins

Inside

Inside

Category Code(s): IA,IB,IC,ID,IE,IF

  • On decks 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12
  • Approximately 135 to 148 square feet
  • Twin beds that convert to a queen size bed*
  • Some also have a pullman bed to accommodate a 3rd passenger
  • Private bathroom with shower
  • Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion
  • 100% Egyptian cotton linens
  • Satellite TV, refrigerator, hair dryer, safe, closet, phone and desk
  • 110V AC electrical outlet with U.S. plug fittings
  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Evening bed turn-down, chocolates on your pillow
  • *Due to some cabin configurations, the two twin beds may not convert to a queen size bed.

Oceanview

Oceanview

Category Code(s): OW

  • On deck 8
  • Approximately 135 to 155 square feet
  • Picture window with obstructed view
  • Twin beds convertible to a queen-size bed*
  • Some staterooms also have pullman beds to accommodate 3rd and 4th passengers
  • Private bathroom with shower
  • Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion
  • 100% Egyptian cotton linens
  • Satellite TV, refrigerator, hair dryer, safe, closet, phone and desk
  • 110V AC electrical outlet with U.S. plug fittings
  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Evening bed turn-down, chocolates on your pillow
  • *Due to some cabin configurations, the two twin beds may not convert to a queen size bed.
Oceanview

Category Code(s): OC,OE,OF

  • On decks 5, 6, and 8
  • Approximately 147 to 155 square feet
  • Picture window
  • Twin beds convertible to a queen-size bed*
  • Some staterooms also have pullman beds to accommodate 3rd and 4th passengers
  • Private bathroom with shower
  • Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion
  • 100% Egyptian cotton linens
  • Satellite TV, refrigerator, hair dryer, safe, closet, phone and desk
  • 110V AC electrical outlet with U.S. plug fittings
  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Evening bed turn-down, chocolates on your pillow
  • *Due to some cabin configurations, the two twin beds may not convert to a queen size bed.
Oceanview

Category Code(s): O4,O5,O6

  • On decks 9, 10, and 11
  • Approximately 173 square feet
  • Picture window
  • Twin beds convertible to a queen-size bed*
  • Private bathroom with shower
  • Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion
  • 100% Egyptian cotton linens
  • Satellite TV, refrigerator, hair dryer, safe, closet, phone and desk
  • 110V, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings
  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Evening bed turn-down, chocolates on your pillow
  • *Due to some cabin configurations, the two twin beds may not convert to a queen size bed

Balcony

Balcony

Category Code(s): BA,BB,BC,BD,BE,BF,BX,BY

  • On decks 9, 10, 11, and 12
  • Approximately 179-square-foot with a 28-square-foot private balcony
  • Balcony with patio furniture
  • Twin beds that convert to a queen-size bed*
  • Some staterooms also have pullman beds to accommodate 3rd and 4th passengers
  • Private bathroom with shower
  • Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion
  • 100% Egyptian cotton linens
  • Satellite TV, refrigerator, hair dryer, safe, closet, phone and desk
  • 110V, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings
  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Evening bed turn-down, chocolates on your pillow
  • *Due to some cabin configurations, the two twin beds may not convert to a queen size bed.

MiniSuite

MiniSuite

Category Code(s): M4,MA,MB,ME

  • On decks 8 and 10
  • Approximately 365 to 536 square feet with 85 to 160 square foot balcony
  • Welcome glass of champagne
  • Separate seating area with a sofabed
  • Balcony with patio furniture
  • A luxurious queen-size bed*
  • Evening bed turn-down, chocolates on your pillow
  • Two flat-panel televisions
  • Private bathroom with combination tub and shower
  • Shampoo, conditioner, body lotion
  • 100% Egyptian cotton linens
  • Satellite TV, refrigerator, hair dryer, safe, closet, phone and desk
  • 110-volt, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings
  • Daily housekeeping service
  • *Queen-sized bed is not convertible to two twin beds.

Suite

Suite

Category Code(s): S2,S3,S4

  • On decks 8, 9, and 10
  • Approximately 516 to 695-square-foot with 97 to 290-square-foot balcony
  • Separate seating area with a sofabed
  • Upgraded balcony furniture with room for four: two comfortable loungers, a table and two chairs
  • Complimentary mini-bar set-up
  • Soundstation dock for your iPod
  • CD/DVD player with access to a complimentary DVD library
  • Walk-in closet with personal safe
  • Comfortable luxury pillow-top mattress
  • A luxurious queen-size bed *
  • 100% Egyptian cotton linens
  • Upgraded bathroom amenities and hair dryer
  • Two flat-panel satellite TVs
  • Evening bed turn-down, chocolates on your pillow
  • Refrigerator
  • Writing desk and phone
  • 110V, 60-cycle alternating current (AC) with standard U.S. plug fittings
  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Enhanced nightly turn-down service
  • A host of other benefits and amenities
  • *Queen-sized bed is not convertible to two twin beds.

Life on Board

Dining

Amuleto Cafe

Amuleto Cafe

Savor specialty coffees and teas from the New Grounds Crafted Coffee menu and choose from a selection of sweet treats baked fresh every day. Sandwiches and quick bites are offered throughout the afternoon and evening

Horizon Court

Horizon Court

Horizon Court offers an endless selection that changes throughout the day to satisfy the most discriminating palate. Indulge in a delightful array of worldwide cuisine, freshly baked breads and regional comfort foods, in a casual setting at breakfast, lunch or dinner.

La Scala Pizzeria

La Scala Pizzeria

Get a quick and satisfying bite whenever you like at La Scala Pizzeria eateries, or get take-out and dine by the pool. Pizza lovers will delight in the scrumptious Italian flavors offered.

Main Dining Room

Main Dining Room

Rich tones, soft lighting, and elegant furniture combine to create a classy dining atmosphere in this dining room, where you're invited to enjoy a diverse and tempting menu of international fare for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Sterling Steakhouse

Sterling Steakhouse

Sterling Steakhouse serves the highest quality cuts of premium, grain-fed beef including New York strip steak, Porterhouse and Filet Mignon. You’ll delight at the selection of meats presented for your choice, or perhaps you’ll opt for fresh seafood selections, such as tiger prawns and sea bass, all prepared to your exact specifications.

Terrace Grill

Terrace Grill

Traditional grilled favorites including hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken and sausages are always on the menu along with daily specialty salads and savory pies. Check back during lunch on sea days for Aussie barbecue selections like lamb loin chops, pork ribs and beef and mushroom skewers.

Venetian Dining Room

Venetian Dining Room

With flexible hours for all meals, the Venetian Dining Room offers you the choice of dining whenever you want to. With diverse menus of international fare for breakfast, lunch, or dinner and an extensive wine and beverage list, offering you all the elements for a great meal.

Spa and Beauty

Lotus Spa

Lotus Spa

The Lotus Spa offers a variety of relaxing treatments, such as facials, aroma stone therapy massages, detoxifying ocean wraps and an aromatherapy thermal suite.

Onboard Activities

Internet Café

Internet Café

The Internet Café is filled with computers so it’s easy to access your mail account or browse the Internet for world news, sports and stock trading. Or bring your own electronic devices and access the Internet through Princess' improved onboard wireless service.

Library

Library

In those moments when you want need to a little quiet corner all to yourself to read the latest best seller or learn a little about your next port of call, be sure to stop in the inviting world of Princess' Library, head to the library where you can find up to 2,000 books, many specifically tailored to your itinerary.

Movies Under The Stars

Movies Under The Stars

Enjoy a great movie outdoors while you are cruising to your next destination. The movies shown are all first-run feature-length films.

The Sanctuary

The Sanctuary

The exclusive adults-only retreat offering a relaxing alternative to the myriad outdoor activities and entertainment available elsewhere on the ship. With signature beverages, light meals, and al fresco massages, Serenity Stewards attend to your every need, whether it’s to be on hand to provide chilled face towels or Evian water atomizers.

Casino

Casino

Casino

Infused with an electric atmosphere from its vibrant lighting and colors, the Princess Casino has something for everyone from the first-timer to the seasoned veteran. Test your luck with a round of slots, some video poker, or table games including blackjack, roulette, and poker.

Night Life

Jammers

Jammers

Jammers Lounge is open until the early morning hours playing a variety of move-to-the-groove music. Whether it’s 1950s rock n’roll, British invasion tunes, disco fever, 90s grunge or karaoke, you’re sure to hear it at Jammers Lounge.

Princess Theater

Princess Theater

With dazzling stage sets, artists from around the globe, modern hits and timeless classics, the Princess Theater, their largest theater yet, showcases lavish, original productions with dynamic cast members in sumptuous surroundings.

Vista Lounge

Vista Lounge

Relax, unwind and enjoy the endless variety of world-class entertainers such as live bands, comedians, illusionists and musicians performing on the large stage, as well as instructor-led classes and line dances.

Wheelhouse Bar

Wheelhouse Bar

Sit down with some fellow travelers for a social drink at the Wheelhouse Bar. Situated on the ship's Promenade Deck, this comfortable establishment welcomes you with plush sofas and chairs, gorgeous wood furniture, friendly service, and a complete menu of top-quality beers, wines, and spirits.

Youth Activities

The Beach House

The Beach House

This contemporary lounge is "the place” for teens, ages 13-17, — perfect for hanging out and socializing with late-night movie viewing, hip hop dance classes, video game tournaments and sports competitions like dodgeball and basketball. But that’s just the beginning. They’ll dazzle on the red carpet with Princess' Rock the Boat teens-only party, complete with awards and “mocktails.”

The Lodge

The Lodge

Inspired by the great outdoors, this cozy center keeps kids, ages 8-12, busy with games, dancing and kid-sized Olympic competitions. Their minds stay busy, too, with California Science Center programs like rocket building, or they can explore outer space with Stargazing and learning how to build a model roller coaster.

The TreeHouse

The TreeHouse

Even the littlest guests will delight in this whimsical, forest-themed world that inspires playtime and invites exploration. Kids, ages 3 to 7, can dance, enjoy pajama movie nights, create art projects like Animal Planet puppets and masks or compete in a Lego boat-building contest.

Sports and Fitness

Fitness Center

Fitness Center

The ships will keep you on the run, literally, with basketball, paddle tennis, jogging tracks and state-of-the-art gyms equipped with machines that'll keep your heart rate pumping.

Shopping

Boutiques

Boutiques

Deals on designer clothing and gifts, including Lladro, Swarovski, Calvin Klein, Tommy Bahama, Lancome, Clinique, Estee Lauder, and Fossil - all up to 30% off.

Pools

Oasis Pool & Hot Tub

Oasis Pool & Hot Tub

Sometimes floating serenely just isn't enough - splash around, ride the waves, swim against the current or take a dip in one of this ship's bubbling hot tub


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