The 20 cleanest cruise ships

Disney Cruise LinesDisney Cruise Lines’ Disney Dream.
  • Of the more than 200 active cruise ships the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has inspected, most received a passing grade: at least an 86 on a 100-point sanitation score.
  • A handful have received a 100 on their most recent inspection, indicating a level of cleanliness that would be difficult to top.
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Most cruise ships are pretty clean, according to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which inspects ships to make sure they maintain proper sanitation.

Of the more than 200 active cruise ships the CDC has inspected, most received a passing grade: at least an 86 on a 100-point sanitation score. A handful received a 100 on their most recent inspection, indicating a level of cleanliness that would be difficult to top.

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These are the 20 cruise ships that currently operate in the US market and received a perfect score during their most recent CDC inspection.


Brilliance of the Seas

Royal Caribbean InternationalRoyal Caribbean’s Brilliance of the Seas.

Cruise line: Royal Caribbean International

Date of most recent inspection: April 6, 2019


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Celebrity Summit

Celebrity CruisesCelebrity Cruises’ Celebrity Summit.

Cruise line: Celebrity Cruises

Date of most recent inspection: February 11, 2019


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Rhapsody of the Seas

Royal Caribbean InternationalRoyal Caribbean’s Rhapsody of the Seas.

Cruise line: Royal Caribbean International

Date of most recent inspection: February 9, 2019


Norwegian Gem

Norwegian Cruise LineNorwegian Cruise Lines’ Norwegian Gem.

Cruise line: Norwegian Cruise Lines

Date of most recent inspection: December 10, 2018


Disney Wonder

Disney Cruise LinesDisney Cruise Lines’ Disney Wonder.

Cruise line: Disney Cruise Lines

Date of most recent inspection: December 7, 2018


Seabourn Quest

Seabourn Cruise LineSeabourn Cruise Line’s Seabourn Quest.

Cruise line: Seabourn Cruise Line

Date of most recent inspection: November 4, 2018


Viking Star

Viking Ocean CruisesViking Ocean Cruises’ Viking Star.

Cruise line: Viking Ocean Cruises

Date of most recent inspection: October 15, 2018


Aurora

P&O CruisesP&O Cruises’ Aurora.

Cruise line: P&O Cruises

Date of most recent inspection: September 24, 2018


Noordam

Macklin Holloway/ShutterstockHolland America Line’s Noordam.

Cruise line: Holland America Line

Date of most recent inspection: August 29, 2018


Sea Princess

Princess CruisesPrincess Cruises’ Sea Princess.

Cruise line: Princess Cruises

Date of most recent inspection: August 19, 2018


Disney Dream

Disney Cruise LinesDisney Cruise Lines’ Disney Dream.

Cruise line: Disney Cruise Lines

Date of most recent inspection: August 17, 2018


Aidavita

MikhailBerkut/ShutterstockAida Cruises’ Aidavita.

Cruise line: Aida Cruises

Date of most recent inspection: June 25, 2018


Celebrity Eclipse

Celebrity CruisesCelebrity Cruises’ Celebrity Eclipse.

Cruise line: Celebrity Cruises

Date of most recent inspection: November 26, 2017


Costa Luminosa

Costa CrociereCosta Crociere SpA’s Costa Luminosa.

Cruise line: Costa Crociere SpA

Date of most recent inspection: October 14, 2015


MSC Lirica

MSC CruiseMSC Cruise Management (UK) Limited’s MSC Lirica.

Cruise line: MSC Cruise Management (UK) Limited

Date of most recent inspection: January 6, 2009


Navigator of the Seas

NAN728/ShutterstockRoyal Caribbean International’s Navigator of the Seas.

Cruise line: Royal Caribbean International

Date of most recent inspection: December 3, 2017


Norwegian Spirit

Norwegian Cruise LinesNorwegian Cruise Lines’ Norwegian Spirit.

Cruise line: Norwegian Cruise Lines

Date of most recent inspection: March 29, 2016


Star Princess

Princess CruisesPrincess Cruises’ Star Princess.

Cruise line: Princess Cruises

Date of most recent inspection: February 8, 2018


Regal Princess

Princess CruisesPrincess Cruises’ Regal Princess.

Cruise line: Princess Cruises

Date of most recent inspection: March 25, 2018


Seabourn Odyssey

Bulent Demir/ShutterstockSeabourn Cruise Line’s Seabourn Odyssey.

Cruise line: Seabourn Cruise Line

Date of most recent inspection: December 5, 2017


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