Anthem of the Seas Cruise Ship Profile

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Anthem of the Seas News

Royal Caribbean Celebrates Anthem of Seas Keel-Laying Ceremony

posted November 19, 2013
Royal Caribbean’s newest ship, the Anthem of the Seas, celebrated its keel-laying November 19. During the ceremony, a 620-ton block measuring 59 feet by 121 feet (18 x 23 meters) was lifted into the building dock with an 800-ton crane. Read more...



The Anthem of the Seas will sail year-round sailings from Cape Liberty Cruise Port in Bayonne, N.J., and make its maiden season at Bermuda.

During September and October, Anthem of the Seas will sail nine-night Canada and New England cruises from Cape Liberty.

CDC Ratings

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2016 Rating 98 (Feb)
2016 Rating 86 (Jun)
2019 Rating 95 (Dec)

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Kid's Only

Royal Babies & Royal Tots

Interactive classes filled with enriching activities developed by early childhood experts at Fisher-Price® for kids 6-18 months. The Royal Tots Program offers 45-minute interactive playground sessions filled with age-appropriate activities and toys for kids ages 18-36 months. Both programs are hosted by trained youth staff. A parent or caregiver must accompany child during all activity sessions. Nursery program also available.

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Adventure Ocean for Kids Ages 3-11

Aquanauts for kids ages 3-5 years old; Explorers for kids ages 6-8 years old; Voyagers for kids ages 9-11 years old. Royal Caribbean offers age appropriate parties, crafts, scavenger hunts, science experiments, theater games, excursions and more.

Teen Program

Non-structured, participate when you want program for teens, ages 12-17 years old. Featuring Theme Nights, Improve Games, DJ Academy, Mocktail Competition, Dodgeball, Open Mic and Talent Show, BBQ, Movie and Pool Party, Teen Casino, Snowball Fight, Climbing Competition and more. Teens also have their own lounge (The Living Room) and disco (Fuel).

Youth Zone 

• Open gym and activity area

• Adventure Ocean Theater and Science Lab

• The Workshop - includes activities such as jewelry making & scrapbooking

• Teen Areas including Fuel disco, The Living Room lounge, the Back Deck and more

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Anthem of the Seas




Ship Class: Quantum class

Launched: 2015


GRT: 158,000

Length: 1,181 ft.

Draft: 31 ft.

Speed: 22 Knots

Passengers: 4,100

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All staterooms offer accommodations that convert to queen size bed and have private bath, vanity area, flat-panel TV and phone, electric mini-bar, hair dryers and AC. The bedding program has been updated fleet-wide, with new bed frames, mattresses, sheets, pillows, duvets and flat-screen TV's in every stateroom. 

Stateroom sizes

Inside 150 Sq. ft.
Outside 160-265 Sq. Ft.
Balcony 164-179 Sq. ft. w/veranda
Suite 264-1,087 Sq. ft. w/veranda


Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, sitting area, vanity area, and a private bathroom.  Promenade staterooms have bowed windows with a view of the Royal Promenade.


Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, sitting area, vanity area, and a private bathroom. The family ocean view has additional bunk beds in separate area, separate sitting area with sofa bed, and can accommodate up to 6 guests.


Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, private balcony, sitting area and a private bathroom.


Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long, private balcony, private bathroom with bathtub and a sitting area. Grand suites include concierge service. Royal family suites have two bedrooms with two twin beds that convert to a Royal King, measuring 72.5 inches wide by 82 inches long(one room with third and fourth Pullman beds), two bathrooms (one with shower, one with bathtub), living area with double sofa bed, private balcony, and concierge service. The stateroom can accommodate up to 8 guests. The Royal Suite has a separate bedroom with king-size bed, private balcony with hot tub, whirlpool bathtub, living room with queen-size sofa bed, baby grand piano and concierge service.

Suite Amenities

Excluding Junior suites, guests booked in other suites enjoy the following amenities :

• Priority check-in

• Personalized attention throughout the cruise with complimentary

• Concierge Club service on select ships

• Reserved prime seating in the main theater for entertainment shows, where available

• Priority tender tickets on select cruises. (Tender service is provided when smaller vessels are necessary to reach shore in locations without docking ports large enough for cruise ships.)

• VIP pool deck seating, where available

• Full breakfast, lunch and dinner dining room menus available for in-room dining

• Private breakfast and lunch seating in specialty restaurants on our Voyager and Freedom Class ships

• Mattel® board games available to order for in-room entertainment for the kids

• Complimentary luggage valet service

• Luxury spa bathrobes for use onboard

• Complimentary pressing service on formal night

• Priority departure with exclusive suite departure lounge featuring continental breakfast


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Dining Venues

Dining Room

Guests will have access to the new reservation system before their cruise to select when, where, and how they dine. Visit

Complimentary, full-service restaurants:

American Icon Grill

A take on the classic American road trip, pulling together best-loved regional favorites into one comfort-style menu.


Representing the height of contemporary cuisine is realized and the freshest ingredients, such as proteins that pack a punch and sauces made from scratch, are evolved for a modern palate.


Using the Far East to bring new flavor to adventurous palates through a Pan-Asian menu.

The Grande

Every night is formal night in a venue paying homage to the bygone era of the classic European ocean liner.

Coastal Kitchen

A venue for suite guests where Mediterranean dishes and mixed with the bounty of California's farmlands.

Specialty venues (Surcharge applies)

Jamie's Italian

The first at-sea outpost of popular British chef Jamie Oliver features rustic Italian favorites, handmade - using seasonal ingredients and Jamie’s tried-and-tested crowd pleasers.


 A setting where Royal Caribbean chefs twist their culinary kaleidoscopes to invent a dreamscape of never-before-seen fare.

Michael's Genuine Pub

The first American gastropub at sea and the next evolution of Royal Caribbean’s relationship with James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Schwartz, offering simply-prepared food and drinks made with quality ingredients from the best artisanal producers.

Devinly Decadence at Solrium Bistro

Serving the foods you love all under five-hundred calories, Devinly Decadence is designed by Devin Alexander, media personality, New York Times bestselling author and chef of highly-rated television show, “The Biggest Loser.”

Chops Grille

Steak and Seafood in an elegant atmosphere. $30.00 per person surcharge. Reservation Only.

Izumi Japanese Cuisine

The new Asian cuisine restaurant features a sushi bar and hot rock cooking, as well as other Asian fare in a more formal setting. Open for lunch and dinner; á la carte pricing.

Johnny Rockets

Get the family together for good old-fashioned hamburgers and fries at Johnny Rockets—complete with authentic 1950s décor, a menu filled with all-American favorites and a jukebox at every table. Lunch and dinner have a $4.95 surcharge per person.

Chef's Table

A private seating with the chef.

Anytime Dining

Windjammer Marketplace

Offering the utmost flexibility for breakfast, lunch and dinner, this next generation of the brand staple features multiple islands, each serving a variety casual buffet fare.

The Café @ Two70

A gourmet marketplace serving savory hot-pressed sandwiches, salads made to order, handmade soups and more.

SeaPlex Dog House

The first food truck at sea offering gourmet hot dogs for all to enjoy in SeaPlex, the largest indoor active space at sea.

Café Promenade

Located on the opposite end of the Royal Promenade from the Mondo Cafe, the popular café continues serving Seattle's Best Coffee, fruit shakes, pastries and sandwiches throughout the day and night. Open 24 hours; á la carte pricing.


For an authentic New York pizzeria experience, head to Sorrento's for fully-loaded pies right out of the oven. Sample rotating creations from chorizo to Hawaiian to Pizza Florentine – with classic cheese and pepperoni always on call.

In-Stateroom Service

Guests wanting to enjoy a meal in the comfort of their staterooms can choose from the complimentary breakfast, lunch and dinner menus, as well as the recently introduced Dine in Delights menu, which offers name-brand culinary options ranging from the Original Johnny Rockets hamburger to Ghirardelli Chocolate Cookies. Open 24 hours; á la carte pricing for Dine In Delights and $3.95 service charge for in-room deliveries between 12:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m.

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