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The Carnival Paradise started sailing in 1998 . Former names: none. The Carnival Paradise is registered in Panama City, Panama. The Carnival Paradise has 1061 cabins. 17 percent of the staterooms on board have balconies.

You can expect between 2122 to 2546 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Carnival Paradise has a space ratio of 27.6 . (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 33.2.

The Carnival Paradise 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 Mar 2018 .

There are 14 decks on this ship. The highest deck number is 15. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 6.

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 32 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.

Was a smoke free ship for a period of time.

During Feb 22 to Mar 25, 2018 drydock 36 cabins were added to Deck 14 and the deck was renamed Grand. The new deck above this deck was named Sun. Carnival Waterworks was added to the aft of Deck 11. BlueIguana Tequila Bar, Red Frog Rum Bar, Blue Iguana Cantina and Guys Burger Joint were added to the pool area on Deck 10. 40 oceanview cabins were converted to balconies on Deck 7. 8 Grand Suites received extended balconies on deck 6. 26 oceanview cabins were converted to balconies on Deck 6. 32 oceanview cabins were converted to balconies on Deck 5.

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Smoking Policy     smoking
  • All staterooms and suite accommodations are entirely smoke-free, including balconies
  • Cigarette and electronic cigarette smoking will only be allowed in designated exterior open deck areas, in the nightclub and in certain areas within the casino and casino bar
  • Cigar and pipe smoking will only be allowed in designated exterior open deck areas.
  • Click here for smoking areas on Carnival Ships
  • Carnvial Vista will allow smoking in the casino and casino bar and also on deck 11 port side aft.
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  • 2 Outdoor Pools swimming
  • 6 Whirlpools (hot tubs)
  • No Rock Climbing Wall
  • No Flow Rider
  • No Ice Rink
  • No Bowling
  • No Zipline
  • Waterslide
  • No Water Park
  • No Ropes Course
  • Mini Golf golf
  • No Golf Simulator
  • No Sports Court
  • No Boxing Ring
  • Jogging Track
  • WIFI Ship Wide casino
  • Casino casino
  • Cigar Lounge
  • No Chapel
  • Video Arcade
  • No Cinema
  • Show Lounge
  • Hair Salon
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center
  • Library library
  • No Bridge Viewing Area
  • No Outdoor Movie Screen
  • Teen Lounge
  • Passenger Promenade Deck
  • No Upper Deck Sea Viewing Lounge
  • Adult Only Outside Lounge Area

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Carnival Paradise

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Camp Ocean

A supervised play area for 2-12 year olds.

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Fitness Center

Large Fitness Center with exercise equipment, fitness studio and locker rooms.

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Spa Carnival

Spa with beauty salon, massage rooms, relaxation rooms, steam and sauna.

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Carnival Paradise Cruise Deck Plan Key
1 Upper Bed symbol

= 1 Upper Bed

2 upper beds symbol

= 2 upper beds

Balcony with obstructed views symbol

= Balcony with obstructed views

Connecting Staterooms symbol

= Connecting Staterooms

Extended balcony (50% larger) symbol

= Extended balcony (50% larger)

Stateroom with 2 portholes symbol

= Stateroom with 2 portholes

Twin beds do not convert symbol

= Twin beds do not convert

Twin/king w double sofa symbol

= Twin/king w double sofa

Twin/King w single sofa symbol

= Twin/King w single sofa

Twin/king, single sofa & upper symbol

= Twin/king, single sofa & upper

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