Empress of the Seas

On Empress of the Seas, that “you only live once” philosophy means just a few days are packed with moments that count. Seek further, unwind like you mean it, and do it all your own way. With fast and early boarding, dining what you want when you want it, and longer stays in port. Enjoy a sunset on every cruise and decadent Sunday brunch with a complimentary Mimosa or Bloody Mary every day of the week. And the party does not stop onboard. Every night is Saturday, with live music, amazing entertainment, and dancing the night away at Boleros Latin lounge.


    • 48563

    • Tonnage
    • 668

    • Crew
    • 5

    • Bars
    • 1

    • Pools
    • 1

    • Casinos
    • Malta

    • Registration Country

Sailings

Sail Date Cruise Line Ship Destination Departs Length Price You Save Discounts
Dec 05, 2019Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - WesternMiami4$208 
Dec 24, 2019Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - WesternMiami6$1,289
Onboard Credit!
Jan 03, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - EasternMiami8$578 
Jan 11, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - EasternMiami8$643
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Jan 19, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - WesternMiami7$448
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Jan 26, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - WesternMiami7$429 
Feb 02, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - WesternMiami6$338
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Feb 08, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - EasternMiami8$559
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Feb 16, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - WesternMiami7$368 
Feb 23, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - WesternMiami7$368
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Mar 01, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - WesternMiami6$319
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Mar 07, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - WesternMiami8$398
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Mar 15, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - WesternMiami6$408 
Mar 21, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - EasternMiami8$479 
Mar 29, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - WesternMiami6$329 
Apr 04, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - WesternMiami8$559
Onboard Credit!
Apr 12, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - WesternMiami6$338
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Apr 18, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - EasternMiami8$519 
Apr 26, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasBahamasMiami5$287
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May 04, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasBermudaBayonne7$581
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May 11, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasBermudaBayonne7$598
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May 18, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCanadaBayonne7$412 
May 25, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCanadaBayonne7$409 
Jun 01, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCanadaBayonne11$589 
Jun 12, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCanadaMontreal10$618
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Jun 22, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCanadaBayonne7$449
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Jun 29, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasBermudaBayonne7$589 
Jul 06, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCanadaBayonne7$499
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Jul 13, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasBermudaBayonne7$629
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Jul 20, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasBermudaBayonne7$539
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Jul 27, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCanadaBayonne7$587 
Aug 03, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCanadaBayonne7$539 
Aug 10, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCanadaBayonne7$499
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Aug 17, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasBermudaBayonne7$539
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Aug 24, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCanadaBayonne11$589
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Sep 04, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCanadaMontreal10$1,019
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Sep 14, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCanadaMontreal11$1,098
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Sep 25, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCanadaMontreal10$849
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Oct 05, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCanadaMontreal11$858 
Oct 16, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasUSA - New EnglandMontreal12$499 
Oct 28, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasBahamasMiami3$194
Onboard Credit!
Oct 31, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - EasternMiami8$408
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Nov 14, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - EasternMiami8$459
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Nov 22, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - WesternMiami6$399 
Nov 28, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - EasternMiami8$410
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Dec 06, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - WesternMiami6$350 
Dec 12, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - WesternMiami8$419
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Dec 20, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - WesternMiami6$603
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Dec 26, 2020Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - EasternMiami8$766
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Jan 03, 2021Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - WesternMiami6$379 
Jan 17, 2021Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - WesternMiami6$334 
Jan 23, 2021Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - EasternMiami8$465
Onboard Credit!
Jan 31, 2021Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - WesternMiami7$399
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Feb 07, 2021Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - WesternMiami7$447
Onboard Credit!
Feb 14, 2021Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - WesternMiami6$439 
Feb 20, 2021Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - EasternMiami8$465
Onboard Credit!
Feb 28, 2021Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - WesternMiami6$399 
Mar 06, 2021Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - WesternMiami8$512 
Mar 14, 2021Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - WesternMiami6$465 
Mar 20, 2021Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - EasternMiami8$512 
Mar 28, 2021Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - WesternMiami6$459 
Apr 03, 2021Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - WesternMiami8$559
Onboard Credit!
Apr 11, 2021Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - WesternMiami6$379 
Apr 17, 2021Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - EasternMiami8$465
Onboard Credit!
Apr 25, 2021Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - WesternMiami6$419 
Nov 06, 2021Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - SouthernSan Juan7$779 
Nov 13, 2021Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - SouthernSan Juan7$797 
Nov 20, 2021Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - SouthernSan Juan7$715 
Nov 27, 2021Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - SouthernSan Juan7$775
Onboard Credit!
Dec 11, 2021Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - SouthernSan Juan7$750 
Dec 24, 2021Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - SouthernSan Juan7$732 
Jan 08, 2022Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - SouthernSan Juan7$712 
Feb 05, 2022Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - SouthernSan Juan7$765 
Feb 19, 2022Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - SouthernSan Juan7$725 
Feb 26, 2022Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - SouthernSan Juan7$662
Onboard Credit!
Mar 05, 2022Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - SouthernSan Juan7$687
Onboard Credit!
Mar 12, 2022Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - SouthernSan Juan7$701 
Mar 19, 2022Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - SouthernSan Juan7$687 
Apr 02, 2022Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - SouthernSan Juan7$758
Onboard Credit!
Apr 09, 2022Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - SouthernSan Juan7$733
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Apr 16, 2022Royal CaribbeanEmpress of the SeasCaribbean - SouthernSan Juan7$803
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Ship Information


  • Tonnage: 48,563 tons
  • Length: 692.00 feet
  • Avg Speed: 19.50
  • Normal Crew Size: 668
  • Registration Country: Malta
  • Cabin Features

    • Children Activities
    • Children Playroom
    • Telephone
    • Television
    • Youth Program
  • Special Requests

  • Fitness Facilities

    • Fitness Center
    • Rock Climbing Wall
    • 1 Swimming Pools
  • Services

    • 5 Bars
    • Beauty Salon
    • 1 Casinos
    • 1 Clubs
    • Library
    • Movie Theatre
    • Shops
    • Spa

Dining

Main Dining Room
Extensive menus are offered daily in this dining room.

Chops Grille
Elegant and upscale, this restaurant is the place to go when you're hungry for the perfect steak.

Boleros
Taste the true meaning of caliente with a take on Mexican standard, the Royal Michelada, or cool off with the Triple Coconut Mojito, an updated Cuban classic.

Windjammer Cafe
This seaside cafe offers buffet-style breakfasts, lunches, and dinners.

Please Note: Hours may vary according to the ship and itinerary, so be sure to check your Cruise Compass and Daily Planner.

DRESS CODE- During the day, casual clothes are fine for the main dining room. In the evening, there are three distinct types of dress onboard: casual, smart casual and formal. 

Casual: Sport shirts and slacks for men, sundresses or pants for women. 
Smart Casual: Jackets and ties for men, dresses or pantsuits for women. 
Formal: Suits and ties or tuxedos for men, cocktail dresses for women. Bare feet or bathing suits are not allowed at any time in the dining room and shorts are not permitted at dinner. Each ship also offers a variety of casual dining options, for example, the Windjammer Cafe.

Formal Nights
3 to 5-nights cruises - One formal Nights, all other nights are casual.
6 to 9-nights cruises - Two formal nights, one smart casual night and four casual nights.
10 to 13-nights cruises - Three formal nights and three smart casual nights, all other nights are casual.
14 and 15-nights cruises - Three formal nights and four smart casual nights, all other nights are casual.

Age Restrictions

No guest under the age of twenty-one (21) will be booked in a stateroom unless accompanied by an adult twenty-one (21) years of age, or older. This age limit will be waived for minor children sailing with their parents or guardians in adjacent staterooms or under-aged married couples (proof of marriage is required). Royal Caribbean International reserves the right to ask for proof of age. Please note: An individual's age on the date of sailing determines his or her status for the entire cruise vacation. Royal Caribbean International's age policy for gambling and consumption of alcoholic beverages is as follows: 

Guests eighteen (18) years of age and older are welcome to play in our casinos (for all Alaska sailings, guests must be 21 years of age in order to play in our casinos). 

Guests eighteen to twenty (18-20) years of age are welcome to enjoy beer and wine (for all Alaska sailings, guests must be 21 years of age in order to consume beer, wine and any other alcoholic beverages). Please note that a beverage waiver must be signed by a parent or legal guardian and they must also be sailing with the 18-20 year old.

Guests twenty-one (21) years of age and older are welcome to enjoy all alcoholic beverages. Applicable age restrictions apply while the ship is in port, in accordance with local age limitations.

Alcoholic beverages that are purchased duty-free from the Shops On Board will be stored by Royal Caribbean personnel and delivered to your stateroom on the last day of your voyage.

In addition, any liquor purchases that are made by a guest in a land based location, will be stored onboard when they enter the vessel, and will be delivered to their stateroom on the last night of their voyage.

Tipping

As of January 2, 2018, Royal Caribbean will automatically add a $14.50 USD gratuity ($17.505 USD for Suite guests) to each guest’s onboard SeaPass® account on a daily basis. This gratuity is shared by Dining Services staff, stateroom Attendants other Housekeeping Services Personnel that work to enhance your cruise. The daily automatic gratuity amounts are recommended and are based on customary industry standards. As with previous gratuities, you will still have the option to prepay before sailing, rather than having the automatic gratuities applied onboard. Bookings that prepay their gratuities before sailing will not be charged daily onboard.  As with previous gratuity guidelines, the amount of the automatic gratuity is at your discretion. In the unlikely event you're completely satisfied with the service while onboard, you may visit Guest Services to modify the amount of the daily gratuity. Other onboard gratuity policies remain the same: a 15% gratuity is automatically added to beverages, mini bar items, and spa & salon services, and will be itemized on your receipt.

Note: These gratuities apply to guests of all ages. Gratuities for other service personnel are at your discretion. A 15% gratuity will automatically be added to your bar bill or wine check when you are served. Notice to Guests: Gratuities may be shared with other crew members depending on the particular service requirement. Envelopes for gratuities will be provided in your stateroom on the last night of the cruise. Gratuities may be paid in the following ways: Pre paid by having them added to your reservation by your booking agent. Added to your onboard SeaPass account. Paid in cash at the end of the cruise.

Cabins

Inside

Inside

Category Code(s): K,L,M,N,Q,Z

  • 109 to 131 square feet
  • Deck 3, 4, 7, 8, and 9
  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King
  • Private bathroom and sitting area
  • Hair-dryer
  • TV, radio, phone, mini refrigerator, and safe
Inside

Category Code(s): 1V,2V,3V,4V,6V,ZI

117 square feet + Two twin beds that convert to queen size (72.5 by 82 inches) + Private bath with tub + Vanity area + Television + Radio + Phone + Hairdryer

Oceanview

Oceanview

Category Code(s): 1N,2N,3N,4N,F1,F2,F3,G,H,I,Y,YO

  • 111 to 206 square feet
  • Deck 3, 4, 7, 8, and 9
  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King
  • Private bathroom and vanity area
  • Hair-dryer
  • TV, radio, phone, mini refrigerator, and safe
Oceanview

Category Code(s): 2O,SO

  • 108 to 126 square feet
  • Deck 4, 7, and 8
  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King
  • Private bathroom and vanity area
  • Hair-dryer
  • TV, radio, phone, mini refrigerator, and safe

MiniSuite

MiniSuite

Category Code(s): J3,J4,JS,WS

  • 112 to 155 square feet
  • Balcony: 40 to 120 square feet
  • Deck 7, 8, and 9
  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King
  • Sofa bed
  • Balcony
  • Private bathroom with bathtub
  • Hair-dryer
  • TV, radio, phone, mini refrigerator, and safe

Suite

Suite

Category Code(s): OS,W

  • 184 to 238 square feet
  • Balcony: 140 to 288 square feet
  • Deck 7, 8, and 9
  • Queen sized bed
  • Private balcony
  • Private bathroom
  • Hair-dryer
  • TV, radio, phone, mini refrigerator, and safe
Suite

Category Code(s): RS

  • 508 square feet
  • Balcony: 161 square feet
  • Deck 8
  • Queen sized bed
  • Private balcony
  • Whirlpool bathtub
  • Separate living room with refrigerator and wet bar
  • Hair-dryer
  • TV, radio, phone, mini refrigerator, and safe

Life on Board

Dining

Chops Grille

Chops Grille

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.

Main Dining Room

Main Dining Room

Extensive menus for your breakfast, lunch, and dinner needs are offered daily in this dining room.

Windjammer Café

Windjammer Café

This seaside café offers buffet-style breakfasts and lunches. In the evenings, the café's casual atmosphere is complemented by a changing menu and restaurant-style service.

Spa and Beauty

The Spa

The Spa

The full-service spa offers a beauty salon and spa treatments, including massage, manicures and seaweed body wraps.

Onboard Activities

Challenger's Arcade

Challenger's Arcade

Blips, bleeps, clangs and cheers. Play to win in a classic arcade atmosphere with timeless games like Pacman and table hockey, plus the latest - Guitar Hero, Fast and Furious Drift and more.

Library & Card Room

Library & Card Room

Peace, quiet, and your next great read – find it all at the well-stocked library, featuring a variety of genres, plus tables for cards and board games. Everything's complimentary for your enjoyment.

Royal Theatre

Royal Theatre

Enjoy the glitz, glamour, and special effects of Broadway or Las Vegas.

royalcaribbean online

royalcaribbean online

It's high tech on the high seas! With royalcaribbean online, for a small fee you can access the Internet, send e-mails or send your family an e-postcard with your picture in it.

Casino

Casino Royale

Casino Royale

The glittering casino features electronic slot machines, video poker, blackjack, craps, roulette and Caribbean stud poker.

Night Life

Schooner Bar

Schooner Bar

This nautically themed bar is the perfect spot to enjoy a drink with friends.

Viking Crown Lounge

Viking Crown Lounge

A Royal Caribbean signature. Perched high above the ocean, this comfortable lounge offers spectacular vistas by day and turns into a lively dance club at night.

Youth Activities

Adventure Ocean

Adventure Ocean

A spacious playroom offers toys, books and games for little sailors.

Sports and Fitness

Fitness Center

Fitness Center

The seaside fitness center features modern exercise equipment.

Rock Climbing Wall

Rock Climbing Wall

The signature rock climbing walls are the most popular feature and are available on all Royal Caribbean cruise ships. Whether it's your first time on a rock wall or you're a seasoned climber, there are challenges for all levels of experience.

Pools

Pool

Pool

The perfect place to take a refreshing dip or relax in whirlpools with friends. Expansive, retractable glass roof ensures year-round enjoyment.


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