Introducing Star Princess, the second Sphere Class cruise ship for Princess Cruises.
Arriving in August 2025, Star Princess is set to redefine the cruising experience. Along with sister ship, Sun Princess, Star Princess will be 20 percent larger than any of the existing ships in the fleet. Carrying 4,300 guests, this ship is distinctly different and unique to Princess, designed to embrace Princess’ heritage while simultaneously celebrating the romance of the sea by offering more dynamic, outward views.
Star Princess still boasts the more intimate settings that Princess is so well known for, but it will also feature a number of new ground-breaking spaces including The Dome, a transformational entertainment venue; a next-level Piazza featuring a glass sphere; the “Princess Arena”, the main theatre that allows Princess to produce a variety of innovative and technologically advanced entertainment concepts; and a majestic dining room positioned at the aft of the ship to deliver unforgettable wake views.
Set to debut with a series of Mediterranean sailings, this new addition to the Princess fleet will be the star of the seas.
This magnificent vessel will embark on a mesmerizing nine-day Inaugural Italy & Greece roundtrip voyage, starting from the captivating city of Rome (Civitavecchia). It’s first passengers will explore the exquisite destinations of Corfu, Kotor, Mykonos, Santorini, and Naples, which includes the must-visit sites of Capri and Pompeii. Following her maiden voyage, Star Princess will venture on a series of 9- and 10-day cruises, offering an array of delightful itineraries. Departing from Rome, Athens, or Trieste (Venice), these enchanting journeys will take you to idyllic coastal ports, allowing you to soak in the breathtaking beauty of the European coastline.
Star Princess features expanded accommodation options 2,150 luxurious staterooms and suites available, including a remarkable 1,500 balconies, just like it’s sister ship, Sun Princess. Among it’s new accommodation options are the remarkable Signature Collection Suites and the Reserve Collection. Guests can also immerse themselves in luxury with the option of a Mini-Suite or Cabana stateroom. And of course, the offerings are rounded out by an enhanced variety of Deluxe Balcony Staterooms, Premium Oceanview Staterooms, and Interior Staterooms.
For a truly exceptional experience, guests can experience deluxe living with the Signature Collection Suites. The spacious Signature Penthouse Suite features a balcony and includes all the amenities of Princess’ Signature Collection, such as access to the Signature Restaurant, Signature Lounge, and Signature Sun Deck—an exclusive area of The Sanctuary. This suite offers enhanced living space, a separate seating area with a sofa bed, and a range of additional amenities, including priority embarkation and disembarkation, as well as a complimentary mini-bar setup in-suite.
At the heart of the collection is the Signature Sky Suite, an opulent range of suites, featuring an expansive stateroom with a balcony, two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Plus, a cosy seating area and a sofa bed are also available.
Introducing the Reserve Collection, a truly exceptional offering that will elevate your cruise experience to new heights. Step into your Mini-Suite staterooms, expertly positioned to provide the best views and unparalleled comfort. A generous 303 square feet of luxurious comfort await you. Unwind on the spacious balcony, curl up on the plush sofa bed, or relax on our renowned Princess Luxury beds. The large bathroom with a refreshing shower completes the ensemble, creating a true home away from home.
But that’s not all – Princess is proud to present their innovative Cabana resort-style staterooms. Nestled on an extra-wide deck, these cabins offer so much more than just a balcony. Picture a sun-filled oasis, complete with a conservatory-like cabana and exclusive access to a private Cabana sundeck area. With an impressive total space of 329 square feet, these staterooms are anything but ordinary. With double-size balconies and serene cabanas, resembling sunrooms, they provide the perfect retreat and are ideal for families seeking both spaciousness and affordability. And that’s not all! As a Cabana stateroom guest, you’ll also have exclusive access to the fabulous Cabana Sundeck.
All guests in Reserve Collection Suites will also enjoy exclusive access to the sprawling private Cabana Sundeck. Immerse yourself in the inviting whirlpool or recline on the luxurious lounge chairs – it’s pure bliss. And when it’s time to dine, the two-deck high Reserve Collection Restaurant awaits. Marvel at the awe-inspiring floor-to-ceiling windows, offering breathtaking panoramic views of the ship’s stern. This extraordinary dining experience is exclusively available to Reserve Collection guests (formerly known as Princess Cruises’ Club Class).
These exceptional accommodation options feature a private balcony adorned with tasteful outdoor furniture, where you can unwind and enjoy mesmerising views of the surrounding scenery. Comfortably accommodating up to four guests, thanks to the convenient sofa bed, it’s perfect for families or friends traveling together. Interconnecting balcony staterooms are also available for larger groups, creating family suits that accommodate up to eight people.
The Premium Oceanview staterooms on offer are designed to provide panoramic ocean views that bring a delightful sense of openness to your space. Beyond the interior amenities, you’ll also enjoy the added benefit of these stunning vistas.
Interior staterooms are the most affordable option, featuring either two twin beds or a queen-size bed, along with the vital amenities you would expect, such as a flat-panel TV and an in-room refrigerator. It’s the perfect haven for rejuvenation.
Princess Cruises has yet to announce the full range of dining offerings on board the new Star Princess, but it has confirmed that there will be over 29 bars and restaurants to choose from, including an array of new concepts and venues. The only venue they have unveiled thus far is the dining room that will be situated at the ship’s aft, promising an exceptional dining experience with stunning wake views.
Inspired by the Greek Island of Santorini, the new remarkable entertainment space on board Star Princess – The Dome – is set to be a standout feature, providing a truly transformative entertainment experience across multiple decks. During the day, indulge in the pleasure of an indoor/outdoor pool area, basking in the refreshing atmosphere. As the sun sets, witness the pool gracefully covered, unveiling an entertainment space adorned with breathtaking aerial performances.
Another notable entertainment space will be the technologically-advanced main theater, known as Princess Arena, offering countless possibilities for innovative entertainment concepts through its configurable layout. Additionally, expand your horizons with a sleek new casino experience, situated in a central location, inviting you to indulge in thrilling slots or engaging table games.
Prepare for endless entertainment with Princess Live! This dynamic venue ensures non-stop amusement throughout the day and evening, with trivia, game shows, the Daily Wake Show, live concerts, and side-splitting late-night comedy. Entertainment onboard Star Princess® is bound to be a show-stopper. Stay tuned for further updates – we’ll add them here as soon as they’re announced by Princess.
Star Princess boasts a host of new and much-loved-but-improved facilities and amenities onboard.
The Lotus Spa is still there, but for the first time ever, it covers an expansive two stories. Princes has reimagined some of the favourites like the Enclave and hydro pool, and added new features like a salt room and an aromatic steam room. And when it comes to treatments, there are even more options available for you to choose from.
Another improved public space is the next-generation Piazza. This luminous and inviting space is like stepping into the vibrant squares of Europe, where you’ll find a hub of activity and breathtaking oceanviews. And just off the Piazza, you’ll find world-class boutiques where you can treat yourself to a little retail therapy.
The Sea View Terrace and Bar and the new Wake View Terrace are bound to be popular spots on the ship. Located at the front of the ship, the two-deck Sea View Terrace and Bar is a modern yet cosy lounge space. It’s the perfect spot to relax and breathe in the fresh sea air. At the back of the ship, the brand-new ake View Terrace features an infinity pool, a a South Beach-style resort deck, day and night entertainment, and, of course, a fully stocked bar. This is a place where all guests are welcome to unwind, indulge, and create memories with their favorite drinks and loved ones.
A Princess favourite – The Sanctuary – offers a private retreat exclusively for adults. All Signature Collection guests will have access to their own dedicated area with The Sanctuary. No kids, no worries – just you, the sun, and your attentive Serenity Steward to cater to your every need. And for guests who have booked a Reserve Collection Cabana Mini-Suite, you’ll have exclusive access to the Cabana Deck, an outdoor oasis boasting plush furniture and the freedom to spend your day exactly as you please. It promises to become your favourite spot on board.
As on all Princess cruises, young kids and teens will be able to have their own kind of fun on board Star Princess. The cruise line has yet to announce all of their kid- and family-friendly features, but it is assumed that it will be similar to the offerings on sister-ship Sun Princess.
This includes Firefly Park, a true paradise for children aged six months to seven years old, where parents can join in on the fun or trust attentive staff to take care of their little ones. There is even have a specially designed play area catering to families with infants and toddlers aged 6 months to 3 years old. Then there is Neon Grove for the lively tweens and The Underground for the cool teenagers. Entertainment options include top-notch gaming consoles such as PlayStation 5 and Nintendo Switch, along with air hockey, foosball, and skeeball. These dedicated areas also host an array of age-appropriate activities, including thrilling scavenger hunts, movie nights, and fantastic dance parties.
Princess Cruises offers award-winning shore excursions in all ports of call. Providing exceptional service and unparalleled travel experiences, your voyage onboard Star Princess will have it’s own collection of top-rated shore experiences on offer. Ask your cruise consultant for more information or check back here for further updates.
Star Princess offers a variety of specially designed staterooms for guests with limited mobility. These staterooms offer ample space for wheelchair maneuverability, and come with either a roll-in shower or a transfer shower, both equipped with convenient grab bars and a fold-down bench seat. Additionally, you’ll find an accessible writing desk and an easily accessible closet, providing utmost convenience and comfort.
Star Princess will showcase the exclusive Princess Medallion service that the cruise line is becoming renowned for. This means you will be able to indulge in numerous benefits including expedited boarding, unparalleled Wi-Fi connectivity at sea, and personalised service that effortlessly caters to your every whim – all made possible through your wearable Medallion. U.S. guests will have their complimentary Medallion device delivered to their home, while international guests will be able to collect it at the port before they board.