Ship yard building cruise shipUpdated: January 11, 2021

How recently a cruise ship has been refurbished is an important factor to many seasoned cruisers, especially if you are investing a significant amount in your cruise vacation. It can be very disappointing to find a ship with stained or worn carpets and beat up furnishings.

Many cruisers prefer a ship that is no more than a few years from its last refurb. So here is a guide so you can be better informed on how recently a ship has been updated & upgraded. This list will be continually updated:

Cruise Ship Refurbishments

wdt_ID Cruise Line Ship Year Built Refurb Year/Month Ship Details
1 Celebrity Infinity 2001 2020-11 Passengers: 2170 - 2604
Passengers-to-space ratio: 35
Class: Millennium
Decks: 12
Refurb: New suites added including a Reflection suite and several Signature suites. RFID locks on all staterooms. High speed WiFi added. Michael's Club becomes the suites Retreat and a suites-only Retreat Sundeck is added. Cellar Masters wine bar replaced into a gastrobar.
2 Celebrity Eclipse 2010 2021-04 Passengers: 2852 - 3420
Passengers-to-space ratio: 36
Class: Solstice
Decks: 15
Refurb: New suites added including a Reflection suite and several Signature suites. RFID locks on all staterooms. High speed WiFi added. Michael's Club becomes the suites Retreat and a suites-only Retreat Sundeck is added. Cellar Masters wine bar replaced into a gastrobar.
3 Celebrity Solstice 2008 2021-10 Passengers: 2852
Passengers-to-space ratio: 36
Class: Solstice
Decks: 15
Refurb: New suites added including a Reflection suite and several Signature suites. RFID locks on all staterooms. High speed WiFi added. Michael's Club becomes the suites Retreat and a suites-only Retreat Sundeck is added. Cellar Masters wine bar replaced into a gastrobar.
4 Celebrity Reflection 2012 2023-02 Passengers: 3046 - 3655
Passengers-to-space ratio: 36
Class: Solstice
Decks: 15
All staterooms and public areas renovated to to Edge-class ship standards. RFID locks on all staterooms. High-speed WiFi upgraded. Bluetooth capabilities added. Michael's Club becomes the suites Retreat and a suites-only Retreat Sundeck is added. Luminae Restaurant (suites-only) redesigned. Qsine Restaurant added and offers "Le Petit Chef," a video virtual dining experience. Main dining rooms, Oceanview Cafe and Sunset Bar are all redesigned.
5 Celebrity Constellation 2002 2020-05 Passengers: 2130 - 2556
Passengers-to-space ratio: 35
Class: Millennium
Decks: 12
Refurb: New suites added including a Reflection suite and several Signature suites. RFID locks on all staterooms. High speed WiFi added. Michael's Club becomes the suites Retreat and a suites-only Retreat Sundeck is added. Cellar Masters wine bar replaced into a gastrobar.
6 Crystal Espirit 1991 2015 Passengers: 62 - 71
Passengers-to-space ratio: 47
Class: Mega yacht
Decks: 5
7 Crystal Symphony 1995 2020 Passengers: 904-1040
Passengers-to-space ratio: 49
Class: Harmony
Decks: 12
8 Crystal Serenity 2003 2018-11 Passengers: 980 - 1254
Passengers-to-space ratio: 54
Class:
Decks: 13
9 Crystal Endeavor 2021 New
Passengers: 200
Class: Ice-strengthened expedition mega-yacht
Decks: 10
10 Cunard Queen Mary 2 2003 2020-10 Passengers: 2726 - 3271
Passenger to space ratio: 45
Decks: 13
Cruise Line Ship Year Built

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