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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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SerenityAn adult only area (over 21's) featuring two hot tubs and padded sun loungers with a shaded area available.
Candlelight Aft LoungeThis lounge has its own bar and features a range of entertainment including Punchliner Comedy Club, Art Auctions and Karaoke.
Chopin Cigar LoungeThe ship's smoking lounge that has a bar, seating and several flat screen TV's airing various sporting events. THIS VENUE IS REPLACED BY THE ALCHEMY BAR IN JAN 2016.
Rock & Roll Dance ClubThe ship's nightclub with bar, large dance floor and seating area with resident DJ.
Cafe Des ArtistesA patisserie that serves speciality coffees and sweets.
Avant Garde LoungeHas seating, a bar and features classic music and karaoke entertainment.
Violins BarHas seats looking out of the ship's large windows and entertainment such as guitar music, piano performances and karaoke.
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.
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.
Monte Carlo CasinoCasino with gaming tables and slot machines
Inspiration BoulevardInside promenade area with seating.
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.
Game RoomVideo Arcade
Photo GalleryPhotos taken by ships photograhers displayed for purchase. Also photo equipment and supplies for sale.
Grand Atrium PlazaShips atrium. On the first level is lounge area, bar, guest services, and shore excursion desk.
Conference RoomLarge conference room close to elevators and bathrooms.
Jewelry ShopListed as a Jewerly Shop, but actually sells hats and bags plus other items.
Click the Cabin Check Tool to check what is on the deck above or below your stateroom:
= 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