Diamond Princess


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The Diamond Princess was built in 2004 and is among Princess’s 16 ships in its fleet. The Diamond Princess is included in the cruise line’s Grand Class. In the cruise ship stats below, you’ll find the Diamond Princess vs all of the other Princess ships.

Diamond Princess Size

How big is the Diamond Princess? Below, you’ll find all of the relevant cruise ship stats, specs and dimensions for the Diamond Princess. Included in these statistics are passenger capacity, length, year built, year renovated, cost to build, gross tonnage, engine info, number of rooms, deck counts and more!

Diamond Princess Infographic

Diamond Princess Capacity

Passenger Capacity refers to the total number of people that the Diamond Princess can accommodate. Of course, there are also crew members on board. Below, find the total onboard capacity, including staff and cruise guests.



Princess Avg: 2,847 guests

Diamond Princess Passenger Capacity: The passenger capacity for the Diamond Princess is 2,670 guests. The average capacity for the 16 active ships in Princess’s fleet is 2,847 passengers. The passenger capacity range for all Princess ships has a minimum of 826 guests and a maximum of 3,660 passengers.



Princess Avg: 1,140 staff

Diamond Princess Crew Members: Staff on the Diamond Princess include 1,100 crew members. That’s a guest to staff ratio of 4.1:1. The average Princess ship includes 1,140 employees and has a passenger to staff ratio of 4.0:1.

Diamond Princess Passenger Capacity and Crew

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Diamond Princess Length

How long is the Diamond Princess? From end to end, the Diamond Princess length equals 952 feet (291 meters). Compare that to the average ship length of all 16 active vessels in Princess’s fleet, measuring 979 feet (299 meters).


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Princess Avg: 979 feet

The smallest Princess ship (in terms of length) measures 592 feet (181 meters) from end to end. The longest vessel spans 1083 feet (331 meters).

Our chart below shows the length of the Diamond Princess vs all other active Princess ships.

Diamond Princess Ship Length

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Diamond Princess Built Date

When was the Diamond Princess Built? The Diamond Princess was built in 2004 and joined the cruise line’s Grand Class.

Princess includes 16 active ships. The oldest in the fleet was built in 1998. The average Princess ship is 13 years old and the median build date for all active ships is 2007


built date

Princess Avg: 2007

When was the last Diamond Princess Dry Dock? The Diamond Princess experienced dry dock improvements in 2019.


renovation date

Renovations included the following: The Diamond Princess experienced a refurbishment in January, 2019. The dry dock included the following updates or additions: Casino upgrades including new TV's, lighting and carpets; Fitness Center and Lotus Spa renovations including new treatment rooms, beauty salon and new Precor gym equipment; bidets added to all public restrooms; audio system upgrades to the Explorers Lounge, Club Fusion and Princess Theater; and outdoor theater, Movies Under the Stars new surround sound system.

Diamond Princess Info

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Diamond Princess ship class?

The ship belongs to the Princess class of ships known as the Grand class.

What is the Diamond Princess capacity?

We're often asked how many passengers are on the Diamond Princess. The ship's capacity is 2,670. When comparing the occupancy to the average Princess passenger capacity, you'll find that the average ship in the fleet holds 2,847 guests. Feel free to look at our graph above to see where this ship falls in line with all other live Princess ships.

Is the Diamond Princess a good ship?

Each of Princess's ships offers a unique layout with features and activities catered to all. Whether the Diamond Princess is right for you will depend on your individual preferences. Do you prefer a larger or smaller ship with many or fewer guests? Are you hoping for many family activities or entertainment options for an older clientele. Our deck maps layout and activities list provide a helpful guide to what you'll find on board. Feel free to explore the see if this ship is suited towards your preferences.

How long is the Diamond Princess?

From end to end, the Spectrum of the Seas length equals 952 feet (291 meters). Compare that to the average ship length of all , active vessels in Princess fleet, measuring 979 feet (299 meters). Please see our size comparison chart above to see how this ship falls in line with all other active ships in the fleet.

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