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Royal Caribbean Cruise Line

Information about Icon of the Seas
Year Built
Space Ratio

General Information

The Icon of the Seas started sailing in 2024. Former names: none. The Icon of the Seas is registered in Nassau, Bahamas. The Icon of the Seas has 2805 cabins.

You can expect between 5610 to 7293 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Icon of the Seas has a space ratio of 34.4. (A space ratio less than 33 means that you may find the ship crowded in areas. A space ratio greater than 39 means that there should be plenty of space for each passenger.) When this ship isn't sailing at capacity the space ratio can be as good as 44.7.

The Icon of the Seas has 2350 crew members on board. There are 3 passengers for every crew member on board. There are no self serve laundromats on this cruise ship.

Sister Ships

The following ships share the same class as this ship. This means the basic design and layout of the ship is the same. For the most part the cabins will be identical among these ships, but may be decorated differently.
2024- Icon of the Seas
2025- Star of the Seas


There are 48 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.

19 Decks

There are 19 on this ship. The highest deck number is 20. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 11.

71% Balconies

This is the percent of the staterooms on board have balconies.

Other Information

Built in 2024, this is the first ship in the ICON-class.

There are 2805 staterooms on board, with 14 new cabin categories: Inside Plus, Panoramic Ocean View (redesigned/both cabins and suites), Infinite Balcony, Family Infinite Balcony, Surfside Family Suite, Sky Junior Suite, Sunset Suite, Sunset Corner Suite, Icon Loft Suite, and the Ultimate Family Townhouse.

Main features of the ship include a 2-deck Solarium (adults only space covered by a glass rooftop), 7 swimming pools, 9 whirlpools, the fleets largest waterpark, FlowRider (surfing simulator), Ice Arena, Mini-golf course, and Rock Climbing walls. There is also a very large shopping complex that spans across 4 decks, with a total of 14 retail shops.

There are 8 neighborhoods/themed decks on board, and they each have their own features:

Royal Promenade Neighborhood- 2 levels, staterooms, 15 food and beverage venues
Central Park Neighborhood- 1/5 larger than on other ships, thousands of live plants, recordings of
various species, several dining venues, outdoor relaxation zone.
Suite Neighborhood- 2 floor exclusive sundeck, and 2 exclusive restaurants (Grove and Coastal
Kitchen) for Sky and Star Suite passengers only.
Hideaway Neighborhood- beach club-themed pool deck, suspended infinity pool, poolside bar, rentable
daybeds, Windjammer marketplace
AquaDome Neighborhood- largest at sea waterfall that transforms into the AquaTheater at night,
relaxation complex with various food and beverage options (5x different food stands, 2 separate
dining venues), nightlife zone.
Surfside Neighborhood- family-type staterooms, swimming pool, carousel, Splashaway Bay, Baby Bay,
Adventure Ocean, arcade, 3 dining venues.
Thrill Island Neighborhood- adventure themed, outdoor activies including activity zone, aquapark,
glass-bottomed skywalk, ropes course, zip line, bumper cars, thrill ride.
Chill Island Neighborhood- 4 swimming pools, ice cream bar, Cloud 17 (adults only sundeck), Lime &
Coconut Bar Lounge, swim-up bar

Entertainment venues include Royal Theater (main theater lounge, doubles as a cinema), Absolute Zero (ice-rink arena), Royal Escape Room (adventure gaming experiences), and The Music Hall (dance lounge/disco nightclub), The Attic (comedy club), Spotlight Karaoke Bar, Playmakers Sports Bar & Arcade, and Dueling Pianos Bar.

For a little relaxation and pampering, guests can check out the spa/wellness center, which has a YSPA (teen spa), Beauty Salon, treatment rooms (for massages and treatments), Razul Room (mud treatments), Medispa (botox treatments), Jacuzzi Room, Thermal Suites (heated ceramic beds, saunas, steam rooms, rainforest showers), and fitness center.

Dining options on board include:

Giovannis Italian Kitchen
Sorrentos Pizzeria
Point & Feather- english pub
Pearl Cafe- grab and go food
Izumi Hibachi & Sushi- asian/japanese
Chops Grille- steakhouse
Park Cafe- casual breakfast and lunch
Empire Supper Club- 8 course meal food hall, 1930s themed
Grove- al fresco, Suite guests only
Coastal Kitchen- Suite guests only
Windjammer Marketplace- Lido buffet
Hooked Seafood
Celebration Table- chefs table, VIP experience
Surfside Bites- takeaway food bar
Surfside Eatery- family buffet
El Loco Fresh- complimentary mexican
Cantina Fresca- mexican themed
Main Dining Room- all 3 meals
Johnny Rockets

Icon of the Seas Ship Stats

Item Detail
Year Built 2024
Years Old 0
Tons 250,800
Speed knots
Length 1,198 feet
Beam 213 feet
Total Cabins 2,805
Crew 2,350
Expected Passengers 5,610 to 7,293
Expected Space Ratio 34
Total decks 19
Decks with cabins 11

Icon of the Seas Features


  • 1 Indoor Pools
  • 6 Outdoor Pools swimming
  • 9 Whirlpools (hot tubs)
  • Rock Climbing Wall rockclimbing
  • Flowrider
  • Ice Rink
  • No Bowling
  • Zipline
  • Waterslide
  • Water Park
  • Ropes Course
  • Mini Golf golf
  • Sports Court
  • Jogging Track


  • Casino casino
  • No Cigar Lounge
  • No Chapel
  • Video Arcade
  • Show Lounge
  • Hair Salon
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center
  • No Library
  • No Bridge Viewing Area
  • No Outdoor Movie Screen
  • Teen Lounge
  • No Passenger Promenade
  • Sea Viewing Lounge on upper deck
  • Adult Only Outside Lounge Area

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Smoking Policy

  • Smoking cigarettes, cigars, electronic cigarettes, and pipes is permitted only in designated outdoor areas that have signage (mainly on the starboard side)
  • Smoking is not permitted inside staterooms or balconies, Central Park or Boardwalk neighborhoods, dining venues, theaters, bars, lounges, hallways, pools, elevators, or jogging tracks
  • The casino allows smoking and has a designated area for non-smoking on most cruises.

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