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You can expect between 3012 to 3765 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Carnival Sunshine has a space ratio of 27.3 . (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 34.1.
The Carnival Sunshine has 1150 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 May 2016 .
There are 13 decks on this ship. The highest deck number is 14. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 11.
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.
1996 - Carnival Destiny
1996 - Carnival Sunshine
There are 32 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.
Formerly Carnival Destiny. In May 2016 drydock routine hotel maintenance, cosmetic enhancements such as new carpeting, tile work and reupholstering in public areas, Sports bar re-branded as SKYBOX Sports Bar.
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The cruise line seperates the different categories (Inside, Oceanview, Balcony) into subcategories. The only difference in the subcategories is usually location on the ship. The detail above shows subcategory color, category name, and subcategory name. For detailed information, mouse over a cabin on the deck plans and a pop up window will appear. You will find diagrams, pictures and information about that cabin category including square footage and features.
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Sunrise Dining RoomDrop in daily and enjoy a rotating menu of delectable favorites, including steak, lobster and prime rib.
Sunset Dining RoomDrop in daily and enjoy a rotating menu of delectable favorites, including steak, lobster and prime rib.
Sunshine AtriumMain ship atrium. On first level is guest services and shore excursion desk.
The following is a listing of all the cabins we have pictures or videos for on this deck for this ship and also on the sister ships. Click on any highlighted link to view pictures and/or videos ( = video available). Links for cabins pictures are a membership feature and are limited on the public site
Cabin: 3118 Ship: Carnival Sunshine
Cabin: 3119 Ship: Carnival Sunshine
Cabin: 3127 Ship: Carnival Sunshine
Cabin: 3131 Ship: Carnival Sunshine
Cabin: 3135 Ship: Carnival Sunshine
Cabin: 3140 Ship: Carnival Sunshine
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* All cabins on this deck are below the main show lounge and may hear noise during shows and rehersals.
Handicap Cabins on this deck3101- Category 4C Interior
3102- Category 4C Interior
3103- Category 4C Interior
Have a 35" entry door and a 32" bathroom door, both doorways have no threshold. The bathrooms have roll-in showers with hand held shower head, grab bars and fold down seat. The toilets are 18" high and have grab bars and the sink is 26.5" high with knee clearance underneath.
Carnival has alert kits for guests with hearing impairments which can be fitted to any cabin. These kits include visual notification of the door knocker and smoke alarm and there is a vibrating alarm and phone amplifier. Please notify in advance if this equipment is needed. Service dogs are permitted with the required documentation but may not be allowed to disembark at all ports.
See category list for special needs cabin numbers.
There are two types of special needs cabins on this ship:
Modified Cabins: these cabins are designed for guests who may utilize a wheelchair or similar assistance device (e.g. for distance) (and include features such as grab bars and shower seats in the bathrooms).
Fully Accessible Cabins: these cabins are designed for guest with highly limited or no mobility who utilize wheelchairs or other similar assistive devices (and include features such as turning space; accessible routes throughout the cabin; and accessible bathrooms).
= 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