PHOTO TOUR AND
Cruise ship photo tour and commentary - Princess Cruises- Grand Princess - page 8
One of the drawbacks of the
Skywalker's arrangement was
that it cast a shadow over the
Terrace Pool and the Oasis
The most visible change to Grand Princess during
the 2011 refit was the removal of the structure
that enclosed the ship's nightclub Skywalkers.
The structure was suspended over the stern at the
top of the ship. Guests accessed the nightclub via
a glass tunnel. Reportedly, the entire structure
has been submerged in order to become a
man-made reef in the Bahamas.
Another major change to the ship was the transformation of
the Grand Plaza into the Piazza. Left: The Grand Plaza in
Below left: The Lobby Bar in the Grand Plaza.
Below: The ship's Library was off the Grand Plaza where
Alfredo's Pizzeria is now.
A change that pre-dated the 2011 refit was the
transformation of Center Court (below) into
The Promenade Lounge and Bar on Deck 7 has been replaced
by Crooners Bar.
Grand Princess' steakhouse, the Painted Dessert, had a cowboy
The Guest Services Desk, then called Reception, as well as the
Shore Excursions Desk and the Future Cruise Office, were also in the
The ship's casino, once the largest at sea, had
a much different look when it was the
Atlantis Casino (left).
The Horizon Court (below) has also