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Carnival Cruise Line

Information about Carnival Glory
Year Built
Space Ratio

General Information

The Carnival Glory started sailing in 2003. Former names: none. The Carnival Glory is registered in Panama City, Panama. The Carnival Glory has 1492 cabins.

You can expect between 2984 to 3581 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Carnival Glory has a space ratio of 30.8. (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 36.9.

The Carnival Glory has 1150 crew members on board. There are 3 passengers for every crew member on board. There are self serve laudromats on this ship.

Sister Ships

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.
2002- Carnival Conquest
2003- Carnival Glory
2004- Carnival Valor
2005- Carnival Liberty
2007- Carnival Freedom


There are 28 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.

13 Decks

There are 13 on this ship. The highest deck number is 14. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 8.

39% Balconies

This is the percent of the staterooms on board have balconies.

Other Information

The abbreviation Carnival uses for this ship is GL. She is the second of five Conquest-class cruise ships. She typically operates out of New Orleans. Maiden voyage was on July 14, 2003.

There are 4 pools, 7 whirlpools, a 214-foot water slide, and a large spa. There are multiple bars, a nightclub, casino, and large outdoor LED screen.

For additional outdoor entertainment there is a mini-golf course, water park, and jogging track. Indoor entertainment includes a casino, karaoke, ballroom dancing, comedians, and bingo.

During Drydock on Feb 25 to March 10, 2017 Waterworks added to Panorama deck.

Completed During Dry Dock: 6/14/21-7/05/21 routine hotel maintenance including cosmetic enhancements. New red, white and blue hull design and paint scheme.

There are 1492 staterooms on board, with the largest being the Captains Suites.

Dining options on board include:

Golden Restaurant-744-seat forward Dining Room, two fixed dinner seatings or “Your Time Dining”;
offers “Seuss At Sea” themed breakfasts for $5)
Platinum Restaurant-1122-seat aft Dining Room, two fixed dinner seatings and open seating breakfast
and lunch
Bluelguana Cantina-complimentary Mexican fast food bar; offers burritos, tacos
Guy’s Burger Joint-complimentary fast food bar by Guy Fieri
Red Sail Lido Buffet Restaurant-1396-seat, self-service buffet restaurant with various food
stations; operates as a bistro in the evenings
Emerald Room Steakhouse-108-seat specialty restaurant for steaks and seafood; with dance floor and
live music
Meiji Sushi Bar-complimentary
Sushi at Sea-Lido Bar, mini version of Bonsai Sushi, offers a la carte priced menu with rolls,
sushi, sashimi, prices vary between USD 1,50-7,50.

There are many entertainment venues on this ship, including the Amber Palace, which was inspired by the legendary Amber Room in Russia. It offers grand productions and shows on a nightly basis. Live entertainment can also be found at the card room, the casino, White Heat disco & nightclub, seaside theater, and the Glory atrium.

During the day guests can enjoy the aquapark, which has a twister waterslide, jacuzzi, and splash pools. Kids and teens have their own clubs for age-appropriate activities as well as an outdoor playground, and video games arcade.

Carnival Glory Ship Stats

Item Detail
Year Built 2003
Years Old 20
Tons 110,239
Speed 21.0 knots
Length 952 feet
Beam 125 feet
Total Cabins 1,492
Crew 1,150
Expected Passengers 2,984 to 3,581
Expected Space Ratio 31
Total decks 13
Decks with cabins 8

Carnival Glory Features


  • 1 Retractable Roof Pools
  • 2 Outdoor Pools swimming
  • 7 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
  • Sports Court
  • Jogging Track


  • Casino casino
  • No Cigar Lounge
  • No Chapel
  • Video Arcade
  • Show Lounge
  • Hair Salon
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center
  • Library library
  • No Bridge Viewing Area
  • Outdoor Movie Screen
  • Teen Lounge
  • Passenger Promenade Deck
  • No Upper Deck Sea Viewing Lounge
  • Adult Only Outside Lounge Area

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Smoking Policy

  • 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.
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  • Carnvial Vista will allow smoking in the casino and casino bar and also on deck 11 port side aft.

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