A trip with the kids will really be a dream with Disney. The Ruby Princess has kids lounges too, but we all know Disney has the kids entertainment on lock.
|Princess Cruises Ruby Princess||Disney Cruise Line Disney Dream|
|Double Occupancy: 3070||Double Occupancy: 2500|
|Gross Tonnage: 113000||Gross Tonnage: 128000||19 decks||16 decks|
|CDC Score: 99||CDC Score: 100|
|Launched: 2008||Launched: 2010|
We have marked the Ruby Princess as a couples getaway vacation cruise. The Disney Dream has plenty for the adults too, but if you have a gaggle of young ones, they will remember their trip on the Dream for a long time to come. The Dream is a larger ship than the Ruby Princess, harboring about 1,000 more passengers.
We saw the various kids lounges on the Ruby Princess, and they are more than adequate. Our main point is that the Ruby Princess has so much great entertainment for adults, like nightclubs, various bars with great little food items, and evening performances, that you may feel like you are missing out on the fun if you have to find entertainment for your kids at night. On the Dream, the family entertainment goes until the kids cannot keep moving their little bodies anymore, and then that’s when the parents get to go have a very adult and romantic dinner at Remy’s or Palo.
If you have very young children, ones that may not appreciate the importance of seeing Mickey in the real, you and yours could have a great time on the Ruby Princess and it would really feel like you are on vacation by combining the nanny service and the evening entertainment.
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