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    Majesty of the Seas - Cruise Ship Review - Passenger Reviews

    Majesty of the Seas cruising In the cruise business, twenty years might as well be a century, so the 74,000-ton, 2,350-guest Majesty of the Seas, launched way back in 1992, is a veritable antique, with a shiny 1980s/1990s look and her fair share of the bumps and bruises that come with twenty years of hard cruising.

    Activities & Public Rooms on Majesty of the Seas
    Unlike almost any other cruise ship, Monarch and her sister ship, Majesty, are arranged with the majority of their cabins toward the front of the ship and the majority of their public areas toward the back, with a five-story atrium acting as the dividing line. There are several pluses to this arrangement, including making it easier to hop from nightspot to nightspot, and also minimizing noise from the louder public rooms seeping through to the staterooms.

    On Deck 5, you’ll find the popular, nautically themed Schooner piano bar, the sprawling Casino Royale, and the multi-level Chorus Line theater, plus several shops and Latte-tudes, a specialty coffee bar. Other lounges scattered around the ship include Boleros, featuring Latin music and drinks; the Spectrum Lounge for small-scale entertainment and dancing; and the Viking Crown Lounge, perched at the top of the ship on Deck 12 and acting as an observation lounge by day and a dance club by night.

    For kids, the Adventure Ocean club in the stern on Deck 10 offers activities and play opportunities for kids 3 and up. One deck above, there’s a teen club and video arcade.

    Outside, Majesty offers two good-size swimming pools on the wide-open, one-level pool deck, which can get very crowded on sunny days. Quieter sunning spaces can be found on the tiered aft decks and elsewhere on the top decks. The Sports Court, high in the stern on Deck 11, has a basketball/volleyball court and Ping-Pong tables. One deck up there’s a rock-climbing wall, and two decks down there’s the half-moon-shaped gym, which offers good aft views from its treadmills, stationary bikes, and step machines. There’s also a small spa and beauty salon, and an aerobics area.

    Dining on Majesty of the Seas
    Dinner is served in twin one-level dining rooms called Moonlight and Starlight. More casual dining is available at the Windjammer buffet restaurant on Deck 11; the 1950s-style Johnny Rockets diner, serving a classic burgers-and-shakes menu; and a pizzeria called Sorrento’s.

    Cabins on Majesty of the Seas
    Cabins are small and no-frills, with standard outside cabins measuring only 120 square feet, with tiny bathrooms and small closets — but on the other hand, Majesty sails only 3- and 4-night cruises, so how much space do you need? Only 62 of the 1,177 cabins and suites aboard have private verandas.

    For more space, you can bump up to a 221-square-foot Junior Suite, which has a 61-square-foot veranda. The ship’s top accommodation, the Royal Suite, measures 700 square feet and offers separate living room and bedroom, a dining area, a whirlpool bathtub, and a 147-square-foot balcony.

    The Windjammer Cafe on Majesty of the Seas, for optional breakfast and lunch buffetShip Information
    Majesty of the Seas belongs to Royal Caribbean's Sovereign Class of cruise ships. The Sovereign Class ships were the first, standard-setting mega cruise ships. They will take you to the Bahamas in style, comfort and convenience.

    Ship Facts
    Year Built 1992 ♦ Ship's Class: Sovereign Class ♦ Country of Registry Bahamas ♦ Tonnage 74,000 ♦ Length 880 ft - 264 m ♦ Cruising Speed 19 knots ♦ Passenger Capacity (double occupancy) 2,350 ♦ Passenger Capacity (incl. upper beds) 2,744 ♦ Passenger Decks 14 ♦ Officers and Crew 912 ♦ Officer's Nationality Scandinavian ♦ Crew and Hotel Staff Nationality International

    Total 1,195 ♦ Suites with Balcony 13 ♦ Oceanview with Balcony 50 ♦ Oceanview without Balcony 670 ♦ Inside 462 ♦ Accessible Cabins (all categories) 4 ♦ Royal Caribbean's cabins are among the best one can find, with spacious, thoughtful and comfortable design. Amenties in all cabins include luxury bedding, refrigerator, extensive satellite TV programming, and complimentary room service.

    Cabin Amenities
    TV with music channels ♦ In-Cabin Movies ♦ In-Cabin Internet Access ♦ Private Safe ♦ Minibar ♦ Hair Dryer

    Traditional 1st and 2nd Sitting Assigned Table Seating ♦ Optional Open Seating - "My Time Dining" allows you to be seated any time the dining room is open ♦ Formal Nights ♦ Specialty Restaurant: There are no specialty resturants on Sovereign Class ships ♦ Johnny Rockets ♦ Specialty Coffee Bar ♦ 24 Hour Room Service Available

    Public Rooms
    Bars and Lounges ♦ Library ♦ Internet Center

    Showlounge ♦ Casino ♦ Disco/Nightclub ♦ Card Room/Game Room ♦ Video Games Arcade

    Sports and Activities
    Outdoor Pools ♦ Sports Court ♦ Fitness Center ♦ Rock Climbing ♦ Jogging Track

    Spa and Wellness
    Full Service Spa ♦ MedSpa Services ♦ Sauna or Steam Room ♦ Beauty Salon ♦ Yoga ♦ Pilates ♦ Fitness Assessment ♦ Health and Nutrition Evaluation

    Children and Teens
    Family Cabins ♦ Organized Age Specific Activities ♦ Children's Pool ♦ Outdoor Children's Play Area ♦ Youth Staff ♦ Dedicated Teen Center ♦ Teen Programs ♦ Teen Staff

    Other Facilities and Services
    Duty Free Shops and Boutiques ♦ Dry Cleaning and Laundry Service ♦ Business Center Services ♦ Medical Center