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M S Monarch of the Seas


M S Monarch of the Seas is the second ship which is part of the three – ship Sovereign Class run by Royal Caribbean International, the second largest cruise line in the world.

When she was built in 1991, M S Monarch of the seas was one of the largest cruise ships in the world. Monarch was also the first major cruise ship in the world to be have a woman as captain – Karin Stahre Janson.

M S Monarch


M S Monarch of the Seas was made in 1991 at the Chantiers de l’ Atlantique shipyards in Saint – Nazaire, France.


M S Monarch of the Seas has a Gross Tonnage of 73 941 gross tons.  It is 286.33 meters (880 ft 4 in) long, and is 32.20 m (105 ft 8 in) wide at its widest point.

M S Monarch of the Seas has a passenger capacity of 2 744 passengers. There are 12 decks on board

The Monarch can achieve a maximum speed of 22 knots (40.7 kilo meters / hour or 25.3 miles /hour.


M S Monarch of the Seas have 1 777 cabins, 445 of which are inside and 732 outside), plus 12 suites which have their own verandahs, also there are 50 large deluxe outside state rooms.

All the cabins are equipped with T V sets with remote controls. The cabins also have room telephones, private showers and baths, vanity wardrobes and hair dryers.

monarch of the seas room

Dining and Entertainment

Dining rooms like Brigadoon and Flower Drum Song have extensive menus and impeccable service. The Windjammer Café is in cafeteria style and has excellent ambience. Room service is also available twenty four seven.

The Monarch has entertainment options galore including a casino (Casino Royale), discotheque, a lounge (The Sound of Music), game arcade and card room on board.

A range of activities are planned during a trip for all members of the family.

Fitness / Spa / wellness facilities

M S Monarch of the Seas has a range of facilities like an outdoor basket ball court, two shuffle board courts, two salt water pools and a rock climbing wall.

The Fitness center includes a gymnasium. The Spa has a complete service retinue. The Beauty Salon offers hair dressing and beauty treatments. There is also a sauna and stream room.

Other facilities

Other facilities include business and conference facilities, baby sitting services, concierge desk, safe deposit boxes dry cleaning and laundry services.

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