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Grandeur of the Seas

Grandeur of seas was built in Finland and came into service in 1996 and is one of royal Caribbean’s older vessels, she set sail on her maiden voyage on December 14 after being named in a ceremony by her godmother Aviva Ofer, the wife of Sammy Ofer and mother of Eyal Ofer, a member of Royal Caribbean’s Board of Directors.

The ship has recently been refurbished at a cost of $48 million, new facilities include new dining venues, a children’s nursery and a new high-flying experience where aerialists glide through the five-story atrium.

On board the ship there are four cabin types to choose from these are interior, outside, and suites each type has a good choice of options, a typical interior cabin is equipped with a Sitting area, Two twin beds or one Royal King bed, Luxurious bedding, TV, telephone and safe, Private bathroom with shower, vanity area and hair dryer, Room service available, while top of the range suites  include extra touches such as private balconies and a personalised concierge service.

The ship offers plenty of dining options and food is served in the main dining room, but if you prefer a change from the traditional dining there are plenty of speciality restaurants available for a small extra charge, the ship has plenty of casual dining venues where you can get a light snack, such as a panini or a sandwich, or head over to the ben & jerry's ice cream parlour.

As you would expect from a royal Caribbean ship, Grandeur 
of the seas offers plenty of entertainment, you can choose to relax at the spa and fitness centre, or if you are feeling more energetic theres a rock climbing wall, and jogging track other facilities on the ship include video arcade,  internet centre, two pools and six whirlpools, beauty salon, art gallery and much much more.

 

      


 

Onboard Entertainment and Facilities

 

Pools tick-icon whirlpools tick-icon
Flowrider  Cross-icon  Rock wall  tick-icon 
Restaurants & Bars  tick-icon  Shops  tick-icon 
Fast Food  tick-icon  Room Service  tick-icon 
Nightclub or Disco  tick-icon  Lounge  tick-icon 
Theater  tick-icon Cafe's  tick-icon
Casino  tick-icon  Piano Bar  tick-icon 
Pursers desk  tick-icon  Excursion desk  tick-icon 
Library  tick-icon  Photo shop  tick-icon 
Card room  tick-icon  Medical room  tick-icon 
Laundry room  tick-icon Sauna/steam room  tick-icon
Gym  tick-icon Childrens activity clubs  tick-icon
Babysitting service  tick-icon Video games room  tick-icon
Sports facilities  tick-icon Outdoor movie theater  tick-icon

    


   

Ship Specifications

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  • Size: Large
  • Length: 915 feet
  • Beam: 118 feet
  • Speed: 22 knots
  • Tonnage: 73,817
  • Decks: 11
  • Crew: 760
  • Passengers: 2,446
  • Maiden Voyage: 14 December 1996
  • Christened: 13 December 1996
  • Godmother: Aviva Ofer

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