Navigator of the Seas Cruise Ship Profile

Ship Features, Itinerary, News, Photos, Review, Accommodations, Notable Rooms, Dining Venues, Kid's Areas, Deck Plan, Outdoor Spaces, Smoking Sections


Navigator of the Seas News


The Navigator of the Seas sails 3 & 4 Bahamas cruises from Miami.

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CDC Ratings

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2010 Rating 96 (Mar)
2010 Rating 99 (Dec)
2011 Rating 99 (Apr)
2011 Rating 96 (Nov)
2012 Rating 98 (Mar)
2012 Rating 100 (Nov)
2013 Rating 100 (Feb)
2014 Rating 91 (Feb)
2014 Rating 90 (Aug)
2015 Rating 98 (Apr)
2016 Rating 88 (Nov)
2020 Rating 97 (Jan)

Deck Plan

Deck 15

Skylight Chapel

Deck 14

Viking Crown Lounge, Izumi, Diamond Club

Deck 13

Rock climbing wall, FlowRider, Sports Court, Navigator Dunes Golf Course

Deck 12

Day Spa & Fitness Center, Spa Staterooms, Sky Bar, Jogging track, Johnny Rockets, Royal Babies and Tots Nursery, Teen Disco, Adventure Ocean, The Living Room, Video arcade

Deck 11

Bridge Overlook, Day Spa & Fitness Center, 3 Swimming Pools, Solarium Bar, Sea Trek Dive Shop, Pool Bar, Chops Grille, Windjammer Café, Giovanni's Table

Deck 10

Passenger staterooms

Deck 9

Passenger staterooms, Concierge Club

Deck 8

Passenger staterooms, Internet Center

Deck 7

Passenger staterooms, Royal Promenade, Library

Deck 6

Passenger staterooms, Royal Promenade, Business Services

Deck 5

Observation deck, Sapphire Dining Room, Royal Promenade, Two Poets Pub, Star Lounge, gaming arcade

Deck 4

Royal Theater, Sapphire Dining Room, Schooner Bar, Sabor Modern Mexican, Casino Royale, Boleros Lounge

Deck 3

Metropolis Theater, passenger staterooms, Staterooms, Studio B, Photo & art gallery, The Sapphire Dining Room

Deck 2

Metropolis Theater, Screening Room, Entertainment complex, conference center

Adults Only

The Solarium

Retreat to the glass-canopied, adults-only Solarium pool, where inspired surroundings, a light-fare café, and whirlpools promise the ultimate in relaxation.

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Navigator of the Seas

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The Navigator of the Seas revolutionized the cruise industry by introducing innovative amenities such the iconic rock-wall, an ice-skating rink, a full size basketball and sports court, an inline skating track and Royal Caribbean's signature Royal Promenade, a boulevard of shops, restaurants, bars and lounges that runs nearly the length of the ship. Sister ships include the Voyager of the Seas, Adventure of the Seas, Explorer of the Seas and Mariner of the Seas. 

Since a 2014 refurbishment, the Navigator now includes some Quantum-inspired upgrades, like a FlowRider simulator, virtual balconies, and floor-to-ceiling panoramic ocean view suites. Wi-Fi is available throughout the ship and the Royal Tots Nursery received an upgrade.

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Itinerary Notable Rooms
CDC Ratings Outdoor Areas
Deck Plan Kid's Camps



Ship Class: Voyager

Launched: 2002

Refurbished: 2019

GRT: 138,000

Length: 1,020 ft.

Draft: 26

Speed: 22 Knots

Passengers: 3,114

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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, and duvets.

Stateroom sizes

Inside 160-167 Sq. ft.
Outside 180-265 Sq. Ft.
Balcony 212-252 Sq. ft. w/veranda
Suite 365-1356 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.

New in 2014, 81 Interior rooms feature Virtual Balconies, displaying real-time views outside the ship.

Ocean View

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.

Panoramic Ocean View rooms have floor-to-ceilling glass walls for unobstructed outside views.


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

Dining Venues

($) = Specialty restaurant, surcharges apply

Main Dining Room

The Sapphire Room serves multi-course meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy a new dinner menu each evening in an elegant setting, with two seatings nightly, or choose "My Time" Dining.

Café Promenade

Pick a table with a view at Café Promenade, serving Seattle's Best Coffee, Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream, snacks, pastries and sandwiches throughout the day and into the night – so you can enjoy the action when you please.

Izumi Japanese ($)

Chopsticks, ready! A seemingly endless buffet of delicious sushi creations, Jade features innovative Asian-fusion dishes along with classic favorites like sushi, fried rice and more. Dishes served a la carte.

Giovanni's Table ($)

Sample the chef's latest Italian creation, or have one of your favorites prepared the classic way. $15 for lunch, $20 surcharge per person.

Windjammer Café

A culinary destination loaded with an array of delicious food for every meal and snack time – all with spectacular views and a comfortable, casual atmosphere. Browse multiple buffets and serving stations featuring pastas, omelets made-to-order, global cuisine, salads, soups, sandwiches, meat-carving, and tons of tantalizing desserts.

Sabor ($)

Serving authentic, modern and unexpected Mexican dishes, such as Oaxacan Ceviche of Red Snapper, Spicy Chicken Flautas, or Chicken and Roasted Corn Empanada, topped with Green mole and spicy peanut sauce – to name a few. Sabor offers customized guacamole and salsas made tableside as well as an assortment of tacos, quesadillas and burritos, all made with the freshest ingredients. $25 per guest.

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.

Chops Grille ($)

Featuring grade-A premium cuts of steak cooked to your specifications, plus fresh seafood, hearty side dishes and signature desserts in an upscale, contemporary setting. $35.00 per person surcharge. The Chops Grille also feature two premium selections: a 16 oz. dry-aged New York Strip Streak for $18 and a 20 oz. Porterhouse for $19 additional surcharge.

Room Service

Breakfast, lunch and dinner, 24 hours a day (late night service charge applies).

* Prices subject to change. Updated Dec 2013.

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Notable Rooms

Royal Theater

Complimentary Broadway-style entertainment playing nightly.

Royal Promenade

Variety of name-brand, duty-free shopping are on the Royal Promenade including jewelry, perfumes, apparel and shopping for teens and kids. This mall, a naturally lighted four-story area lined with bars and shops, is the heartbeat of the ship.

Viking Crown Lounge

Observation area during the day with great views of the sea and cocktails and music by night.


A contemporary chic cocktail bar, a Royal Caribbean signature.


Wine bar.

Connoisseur Club

Cigar bar and one of the few smoking areas onboard.

Boleros Lounge

Latin theme music and dancing.

Ixtapa Lounge

Karaoke and theme nights.

Two Poets Pub

Pop across the pond and lift a pint of ale in an authentically styled English pubs.

Schooner Bar

The Schooner Bar is a nautical haven inspired by the sea – a guest-favorite bar, thanks to nightly piano entertainers that will have you joining a chorus of classics.

Studio B

A multipurpose studio complex filled with activity all day long, from ice-skating to cooking demonstrations. Royal Caribbean is the first and only cruise line with ice skating rinks and complimentary ice spectaculars featuring professional skaters that amaze with jumps, lifts, and spins.

Concierge Club

Concierge Club reserved for Diamond Plus and Pinnacle Crown & Anchor Society members, and select suite guests.

Diamond Lounge

Diamond Lounge available for Diamond and above tier level members.

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Outdoor Features

navigator of the seas pool deck

Adventure Ocean/Beach

A play area with specially designed activities for kids from 3-17. Run by exceptional, energetic and college-educated staff on deck 12.

Sports Court

Deck 13 features a Sports Court, In-line Skating Track, Rock Climbing Wall, and Adventure Dunes 9-hole small scale golf course.

Main Pool Area

Three swimming Pools, 5 whirlpools, swim shop, and pool bar located on deck 11. A oversized LCD screen plays movies over the main pool.

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Kids 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.

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).

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