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I can't get a good feel or understanding of exactly what this royal esplanade will be. its hard to understand what exactly it will be from the pictures.

 

See if this collection of photos on Pinterest helps. :)

If the link doesn't work just search with "Quantum of the Seas Esplanade" on the site.

 

http://www.pinterest.com/lloydmarchand/quantum-of-the-seas-esplanade/

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Quantum of the Seas will have a promenade similar to the Celebrity Solstice class of ships.

 

 

Having sailed on the Solstice Class ships and seeing pictures of the Royal Esplanade on QUANTUM, I don't think they are anything alike. The Solstice Class has one small section that is like a promenade, that has shops on one side and the casino on the other and it's very short.

 

What I see on QUANTUM is a much more extensive and long promenade that although is not a straight line like the Royal Promenade on the Voyager/Freedom/Oasis Class, it essentially serves the same purpose. I anticipate the usual parades and this Royal Esplanade being the center of activity for the ship with bars, restaurants, and retail venues all along it. On the Solstice Class it's essentially a short walkway with little activity and just a method of getting from the small forward atrium area to the main atrium midship. It's certainly not a place where people hang out like the Promenades on Royal Caribbean.

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See if this collection of photos on Pinterest helps. :)

If the link doesn't work just search with "Quantum of the Seas Esplanade" on the site.

 

http://www.pinterest.com/lloydmarchand/quantum-of-the-seas-esplanade/

 

Thank you very much for the link. I have a better feel for it now, and to be honest while it looks different than the "traditional" promenade, its purpose looks nearly the same just a bit smaller. It doesn't look like a street anymore, but it doesn't look all that different.

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Having sailed on the Solstice Class ships and seeing pictures of the Royal Esplanade on QUANTUM, I don't think they are anything alike. The Solstice Class has one small section that is like a promenade, that has shops on one side and the casino on the other and it's very short.

 

What I see on QUANTUM is a much more extensive and long promenade that although is not a straight line like the Royal Promenade on the Voyager/Freedom/Oasis Class, it essentially serves the same purpose. I anticipate the usual parades and this Royal Esplanade being the center of activity for the ship with bars, restaurants, and retail venues all along it. On the Solstice Class it's essentially a short walkway with little activity and just a method of getting from the small forward atrium area to the main atrium midship. It's certainly not a place where people hang out like the Promenades on Royal Caribbean.

 

You are exactly right. What I meant by comparison to Solstice Class ships, is smaller in size and more upscale in decore. Quantum RP can't really be compared to the traditional Royal Caribbean RP that we all know and love.

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Quantum RP can't really be compared to the traditional Royal Caribbean RP that we all know and love.

 

 

 

I'll let you know after I experience it on the maiden crossing. I think it's too early to tell right now. For sure the decor will be different and I agree more upscale, but the overall atmosphere and purpose might be the same or even better than existing RCI ships. Time will tell!

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See if this collection of photos on Pinterest helps. :)

If the link doesn't work just search with "Quantum of the Seas Esplanade" on the site.

 

http://www.pinterest.com/lloydmarchand/quantum-of-the-seas-esplanade/

Thanks for sharing....great page. BTW, all the info and pictures you share are greatly appreciated!:)

 

I'll let you know after I experience it on the maiden crossing. I think it's too early to tell right now. For sure the decor will be different and I agree more upscale, but the overall atmosphere and purpose might be the same or even better than existing RCI ships. Time will tell!
I know you sometimes do a review with pictures...I have to ask....do you plan on doing this for your Quantum cruise?
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Here are some photos of Quantum of the Seas Royal Esplanade. Height of Oasis Class Royal Promenade? Not sure on length, hard to judge.

 

Comments from the photographer (translated): "At the latest when looking at the Royal Esplanade may be the thought out loud that this new building would fit into the fleets of Celebrity Cruises. At least as far as the inner values ​​remind many areas on the Solstice Class!"

 

Construction Album

http://oceanliner-pictures.com/galleries/aboard-the-quantum-of-the-seas-august-2014.html

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Here are some photos of Quantum of the Seas Royal Esplanade. Height of Oasis Class Royal Promenade? Not sure on length, hard to judge.

 

Comments from the photographer (translated): "At the latest when looking at the Royal Esplanade may be the thought out loud that this new building would fit into the fleets of Celebrity Cruises. At least as far as the inner values ​​remind many areas on the Solstice Class!"

 

Construction Album

http://oceanliner-pictures.com/galleries/aboard-the-quantum-of-the-seas-august-2014.html

 

 

 

Yup I've seen all these pics but until I see the finished product filled with people and what activities are planned for the Royal Esplanade, I will hold judgement as to whether it's better or worse than other RCI ships. Right now I would say it's neither better or worse, just different.

 

I will say I've seen enough photos to know it's nothing like the short promenade on the Solstice Class ships which is really just a small walkway.

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Yup I've seen all these pics but until I see the finished product filled with people and what activities are planned for the Royal Esplanade, I will hold judgement as to whether it's better or worse than other RCI ships. Right now I would say it's neither better or worse, just different.

 

I will say I've seen enough photos to know it's nothing like the short promenade on the Solstice Class ships which is really just a small walkway.

 

Yes from the photos it does look much larger. I wouldn't even call Solstice Class space a promenade. At least nothing compared to Royal's promenade. They call it a Galleria of Shops? The Quantum class ship design does remind me (in many ways) of the Solstice class of ships though. From the exterior (some sections pushed in on the sides) to the more upscale decore of the interior. Main differences will be Quantum class is larger in size and so spaces onboard are larger.

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