The Anthem of the Seas, the 2nd Quantum Class ship in the series arrived in the New York area on November 4, 2015, bringing with her a lineup of thrilling adventures for guests of all ages.
From the RipCord by iFLY sky diving experience and the North Star, a glass observation capsule that takes guests more than 300 feet above the ocean, to futuristic entertainment, a robust
culinary experience and game-changing technology that encompasses everything from robotic bartenders to the fastest wireless connectivity at sea, Anthem of the Seas allows guests to vacation
like never before.
Anthem of the Seas will be splitting her time making Cape Liberty Cruise Port in New York Harbor and Southampton, England her homeports.
Endless experiences await guests onboard Anthem of the Seas, with unexpected thrills. From North Star, providing guests breathtaking, panoramic views from 300 feet above sea level, to RipCord by iFLY, the first skydiving experience at sea, and SeaPlex, the largest indoor active space at sea complete with bumper cars, a circus school, roller skating, and more, there is no end to the fun that can be found onboard.
Be it day or night, Anthem of the Seas keeps guests inspired and entertained. An extraordinary lineup of multidimensional entertainment onboard Anthem of the Seas delights guests of all ages in a variety of state-of-the-art venues, including Two70, where a combination of live performers and technology come together to deliver spectacular, multidimensional shows and events that have never before been seen on land, let alone at sea. The Royal Theater is home to the ship’s two main shows, “We Will Rock You” and “The Gift,” while Music Hall, the hottest live music venue at sea, keeps guests rocking and dancing the night away.
Anthem of the Seas features a revolutionary approach to cruise ship dining, thanks to a robust culinary experience that allows guests to customize their onboard dining experience to best meet their varying palates and preferences. An all-new Dynamic Dining experience gives guests a selection of 18 restaurant concepts, including five complimentary main dining restaurants, as well as a lineup of specialty dining venues. Partnerships with world-renowned chefs such as Jamie Oliver, Michael Schwartz, and Devin Alexander round out the options. Guests have the flexibility to choose between Dynamic Dining Choice, which allows them to decide when, where, and with whom to dine each evening, and Dynamic Dining Classic, which is designed for those who prefer a more traditional experience.
From ultrafast Wi-Fi – the fastest at sea – and RFID technology, to virtual balconies in every interior stateroom, and robots that can mix up a mean cocktail, Anthem of the Seas, is packed with a bold lineup of technological advancements that will impress even the most tech-savvy modern traveler. Designed to seamlessly deliver unprecedented guest vacation experiences at sea, technology is prevalent throughout the ship, substantially increasing guest convenience and efficiency and ensuring a cruise onboard Anthem of the Seas is nothing but smooth sailing.
With Anthem of the Seas, guests can choose the flexible My Time Dining option to best suit their
preferences, which allows them to decide when to dine, or the traditional early or late seating times.
In addition, Anthem of the Seas features a mouthwatering lineup of specialty restaurants, ranging from multi-sensory venues to concepts from award-winning chefs including Jamie’s Italian, the hugely popular restaurant from Britain’s most famous chef and campaigner, Jamie Oliver.
The following is an overview of the variety of palate-pleasing options available throughout Anthem of the Seas:
Complimentary Dining Venues On-board Anthem of the Seas
Main Dining Room, features five distinct spaces, each with their own unique ambiance:
Anthem of the Seas has the all types of staterooms to offer passengers including inside, outside, balcony and multi-room suites with balconies. All staterooms are well appointed, neat and clean with sufficient space for up to 2 weeks travel. In most staterooms the beds can be configured as a queen or 2 twins. Each stateroom has a small sitting area, dressers, desk and under bed storage as well.
The bathrooms are like those found on most other cruise ships - compact in size and have a sink storage, shower and toilet. There is usually shelves and/or a small cabinet for toiletries storage.
The differences between most staterooms is the square footage, location and the connection with the outside. Larger rooms are more expensive. Staterooms with aft or bow views demand a premium. Suites cost more than balconies, which cost more than outside staterooms, which cost more than inside staterooms. It is all up to your preference and budget.
Anthem of the Seas will be sailing from New York/Cape Liberty Bayonne, NJ now through April 12 and Mid-November through December 2020 sailings to Cape Canaveral, Florida; Nassau, Bahamas and the Perfect Day at Coco Cay - Royal Caribbean's Private Island. During the colder months, the Anthem of the Seas will sail to the Southern Caribbean assuring passengers will experience a warm cruise experience. The Anthem of the Seas will spend the May through early November in Europe with cruises departing from Southampton, England. Anthem of the Seas will be offering 2 transatlantic Voyages To/From Europe (Southampton England) to/from New York/Cape Liberty.
Anthem of the Seas Basic Stats Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ship Name: Anthem of the Seas Ship Class/Group: Quantum Class Builders: Meyer Werft, Papenburg, Germany Length: 1,141 Feet Width: 136 Feet Draft: 28 Feet Speed: 22 Knots Year Built: 2013 Year Entered Fleet: April, 2015 Country of Registry: Bahamas Tonnage (GRT): 168,666 Pax (basis 2): 4,180 Max Pax (w/Uppers): 4,905 Passenger Decks: 18 Number of Crew: 1,500 Officers' Nationality: International Cruise/Hotel Staff Nationality: International Staterooms Total Staterooms: 2.090 Balcony Staterooms/Suites: 1,571 Ocean View, no balcony: 148 Inside: 378 - 375 with Virtual Balconies Entertainment Casino Disco/Nightclub Rip Cord iFly Skydive Simulator Bumper Cars North Star Observation Pod Trapeze School Rock Climbing Wall Flow Rider Surf Simulator Large Screen TV for Outdoor Movie Viewing Card Room Game Arcade
20 Regular and Speciality Dining Options American Icon Grill Chic Silk The Grande Coastal Kitchen Wonderland Imaginative Jaime's Italian Brass & Bock Pub Chops Grille Izumi Japanese Cuisine Prime Table @ Chop’s Grille Windjammer Marketplace The Cafe @ Two70 Seaplex Dog House Johnny Rockets Sorrento's Cafe Promenade La Patisserie Vintages
Spa / Wellness / Fitness Fitness Center / Full Service Spa Sauna/Steam Room Beauty Salon Outdoor / 2 Indoor Pools 4 Whirlpools Sports Court Jogging Track
Public Rooms 11 Bars/Lounges >Including the Bionic Bar with Robotic Bar Tender. Library & Internet Center Children / Teens Organized Age-Specific Activities Outdoor Children's Play Area Dedicated Teen Center Teen Programs Children's Pool Youth Staff Babysitting Available Other Facilities / Services 16 Elevators Duty-Free Shops/Boutiques Self-Service Laundromat Infirmary/Medical Center
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