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You can expect between 2052 to 2462 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Carnival Imagination has a space ratio of 28.6 . (A space ratio less than 33 means that you may find the ship crowded in areas. A space ratio greater than 39 means that there should be plenty of space for each passenger.) When this ship isn't sailing at capacity the space ratio can be as good as 34.3.
The Carnival Imagination has 980 crew members on board. There are 3 passengers for every crew member on board. There are self serve laudromats on this ship.
The ship last major refurbishment was in Sep 2016 .
There are 13 decks on this ship. The highest deck number is 13. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 5.
The following ships share the same class as this ship. This means the basic design and layout of the ship is the same. For the most part the cabins will be identical among these ships, but may be decorated differently.
1990 - Carnival Fantasy
1991 - Carnival Ecstasy
1993 - Carnival Sensation
1994 - Carnival Fascination
1995 - Carnival Imagination
1996 - Carnival Inspiration
1998 - Carnival Elation
1998 - Carnival Paradise
There are 25 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.
IMAGINATION is a member of the Fantasy class series of buildings delivered throughout the 1990's to Carnival Cruises lines.
During September 2016 drydock Alchemy Bar, Blue Iguana Bar, Caribbean Rum Bar, Blue Iguana Cantina and Guys Burgers Joint were added to ship.
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Dynasty Main LoungeThe ship's stage shows with singers, dancers and musicians are performed here in the evenings, and during the day it is used for bingo, dance classes and trivia quizzes.
Club O2Provides a supervised area for 15-17 year olds to watch movies, play video games or try karaoke.
Taste BarServes a selection of complimentary sushi dishes prior to dinner each evening.
Dream BarHas a capacity of 230 and a piano for live entertainment.
Shangri-La LoungeThis promenade lounge has a bar, dance floor and live music entertainment.
Vittorios CafeA patisserie offering speciality coffees and sweets.
Illusions Dance ClubThe ship's disco and has a large seating area, dance floor, bar and DJ.
Xanadu Aft LoungeServed by a bar, the lounge plays host to, amongst other entertainment, the Punchliner Comedy Club and Karaoke.
SerenityAn adult only area (over 21's), featuring two hot tubs, padded sun loungers and chairs with a shaded area.
El Dorado CasinoCasino with gaming tables and slot machines
Imagination PromenadeInside promenade deck with places to sit.
Cherry on TopWell stocked candy and more store with confectionary favourites, cupcakes, chocolate bars, branded Cherry On Top gear, tuxedo rentals, and gifts for special occasions such as flowers and wine. Includes a premium ice cream counter with goodies for mixing and topping.
Alchemy BarServes a range of cocktails served at the unique vintage-themed cocktail pharmacyŁ. Seats 92 guests.
Video ArcadeVideo Arcade.
Photo GalleryAlso called Pixels. Displays photos taken by the ships photographers. Camera shop with supplies and equipment.
Grand Atrium PlazaShips atrium. On the first level is large bar, seating area, guest services and shore excursion desk.
Conference CenterLarge conference room for meetings.
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= 1 Upper Bed
= 2 upper beds
= Balcony with obstructed views
= Connecting Staterooms
= Extended balcony (50% larger)
= Stateroom with 2 portholes
= Twin beds do not convert
= Twin/king w double sofa
= Twin/King w single sofa
= Twin/king, single sofa & upper