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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 Inspiration 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 Inspiration 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 Jan 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.
INSPIRATION is a member of the Fantasy class series of buildings delivered throughout the 1990's to Carnival Cruises lines.
During drydock in Jan 2016 the following venues were added to the ship: Red Frog Rum Bar, BlueIguana Cantina, BlueIguana Tequila Bar, Alchemy Bar, Cherry on Top, Alchemy Bar and Guys Burgers.
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Paris 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.
The Fun ShopsA selection of boutiques and duty free shops with items ranging from clothes, jewelery and spa products to souvenirs and duty free alcohol.
Circle CSupervised area specifically for 12-14 year olds to play video games, watch movies, dance or just relax.
Shakespeare LibraryYou can sit and read your own books or select one off the shelves, and it also offers a selection of board games to play.
Rhapsody in BlueHas a bar, seating and features live piano music.
Mardi Gras Dining RoomThe ship's forward dining room, which has a seating capacity of 65.
Carnivale Dining RoomThe ship's aft dining room, which has a seating capacity of 658.
Atlantic Deck ForwardForward observation deck that looks out over bow of ship.
Grand Atrium PlazaShips atrium. On the first level is lounge area, bar, guest services, and shore excursion desk.
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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