Carnival Inspiration

 

Set Sail Aboard Carnival Inspiration

Carnival Inspiration’s creative spirit sparkles throughout the ship. Aboard Carnival Inspiration, you can’t help but find your creative spirit.

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Onboard the Carnival Inspiration

Ship Rating

3.0 of 5 stars

Costco Member Rating:
4.2/5 (1681 Ratings)

Carnival Inspiration’s creative spirit sparkles throughout the ship. The Grand Atrium isn’t just a room with a high ceiling — it’s a place of high art. Dinner at one of the two main dining rooms is more than just a delicious dish — it’s the result of the chefs’ culinary creativity. And the Paris and Candlelight Lounges aren’t just seats and a stage — they’re spots for world-class performers to transport you to another place and time. For inspired food, transport yourself to the BlueIguana Cantina, home of freshly stuffed tacos and burritos. If you fancy a celebrity chef-designed burger, try Guy’s Burger Joint. Quench your cocktail thirst at RedFrog Rum Bar, BlueIguana Tequila Bar and the borderline-magical Alchemy Bar. For the kid in everyone, there’s the truly sweet Cherry On Top. Nothing inspires squeals of delight like a good waterslide – something Carnival WaterWorks knows a thing or two about. And adults will be inspired to forget their cares at Serenity Adult-Only Retreat. Aboard Carnival Inspiration, you can’t help but find your creative spirit.

Onboard Activities

Activities & Services (included in cruise)

Waterpark

Waterpark

  • Disco/Nightclub
  • Theater/Show Lounge
  • Fitness Center
  • Educational Programs
  • Miniature Golf
  • Pool - Children's
  • Pool - Outdoor
  • Water Park Arena
  • Water Slide
  • Whirlpool/Jacuzzi
  • Art Gallery
  • Internet Center
  • Library
  • Children's Indoor Play Area
  • Organized Age Specific Activities
  • Teen Center or Disco
  • Teen Programs
  • Duty-Free Shops/Boutiques
  • Elevators
  • Safe Deposit Boxes

Activities & Services (available for an extra fee)

Casino

Casino

  • Card Room
  • Casino
  • Game Arcade
  • Beauty Salon
  • Fitness Classes
  • Spa Services/Massage
  • Sauna/Steam Room
  • Bars/Lounges
  • Babysitting
  • Conference Center
  • Infirmary/Medical Center
  • Self-Service Laundromat
  • Wedding/Vow Renewal

Costco Travel makes every effort to verify the accuracy of all information provided. Additional fees for amenities or services may be charged by the cruise line. Amenities or services may be discontinued or revised by the cruise line without notice. Staterooms designated as wheelchair-accessible do not necessarily meet ADA requirements. Costco Travel is not responsible for inaccuracies or provider modifications.

Dining

Main Dining Room

Main Dining Room

Main Dining

Main Dining Room: Carnival's Main Dining Room brings you a full three-course menu in an experience that’s satisfying, but never stuffy. Drop in nightly and enjoy a rotating menu of delectable favorites like steak, roasted duck, scallops, prime rib, and, of course, sinfully delicious desserts.

Steakhouse

Steakhouse

Specialty Dining

Bonsai Sushi Express: Your grab-and-go sushi source at sea. Featuring a mouthwatering array of sushi, sashimi, rolls and more — all made to order and packed up for easy eating anywhere.

Coffee Bar: Treat yourself to a well-deserved break with a specialty coffee drink or freshly-brewed tea with some delicious homemade pastries. Or, for an even sweeter option, stop by for a milkshake, slice of cake or cookie. This restaurant is available for an additional cost.

Steakhouse Selections: Whoever said you can’t always get what you want certainly never said it on a Carnival cruise. Odds are that something steakhouse style sounds good — filet mignon, New York Strip, lobster, or surf and turf. Now you can get these signature steakhouse dishes anytime you’re enjoying dinner in the main dining room. This option is available for an additional cost.

The Chef’s Table: Treat your taste buds to unique culinary event hosted by one of Carnival's master chefs. Your VIP experience begins with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres for a select group of 14, followed by a galley tour. The evening’s highlight is a full-service dinner of amazing appetizers, entrees and desserts not found on the regular menus. Seating is limited, so reserve early at the ship’s Guest Services desk. This restaurant is available for an additional cost.

Guy's Burger Joint

Guy's Burger Joint

Casual Dining

24-Hour Room Service: There’s a menu of salads, sandwiches and sweet stuff — completely free — during the day, plus hot food options available for a small fee. Late-night menu options (after 10 p.m.) are also available for a small fee.

BlueIguana Cantina: The BlueIguana Cantina features freshly made tacos and burritos. Throw homemade tortillas and salsa into the mix, and you have a casual dining experience that will have you coming back for more.

Breakfast Grill: Your grab-and-go sushi source at sea. Featuring a mouthwatering array of sushi, sashimi, rolls and more — all made to order and packed up for easy eating anywhere.

Chef’s Choice: Get a taste of the world as the chef throws the spotlight on a variety of dishes from a different country each day. Indulge in the foods that make each place famous… and be sure to make this a delicious daily routine.

Good Eats: Good Eats is just the spot to enjoy a casual self-serve dinner. Enjoy classics like a New York strip steak or broiled pork chops, a carving station, and so much more. There's something different on the menu every night, so you can come back and try something new.

Guy’s Burger Joint: Carnival has teamed up with celebrity chef Guy Fieri to bring all the authentic appeal of a roadside burger shack to Guy's Burger Joint, the cool poolside spot for hot burgers and hand-cut fries. Try a fresh-off-the-grill burger Guy's way, or take it off-road to the toppings bar and truly make it your own.

Lido Restaurant: Featuring a nice variety of casual dining options like Mongolian Wok, Chef’s Choice, Salad Bar, Carnival Deli and more, the Lido Restaurant has something — or more likely, at least a few somethings for everyone. There’s plenty of indoor and outdoor seating so you can enjoy your personal favorites in company of family and friends for lunch, dinner, or even breakfast.

Pizza Pirate: Ahoy, matey! Pizza Pirate offers mouth-watering Margherita, Funghi, Prosciutto, Pepperoni or Quattro Formaggi pizza served with a delicious Caesar salad.

Salad Bar: Fresh, tasty, fast and colorful — all the qualities that make the Salad Bar a great place for lunch or dinner. Stock up on your nutrients for the day and top them off with dressings galore at this self-serve veggie-lover’s paradise.

Seaday Brunch: At Seaday Brunch, you can sleep in and still enjoy breakfast favorites, while early risers get a head start on lunch. You’ll enjoy huevos rancheros, special French toast, loaded mac-n-cheese and more ways to cook eggs than you may have thought possible.

Sweet Spot: There’s nothing sweeter than a visit to Sweet Spot for a variety of specially made desserts that satisfy your sweet tooth.

Swirls: Swirls ice cream entices with sweet frozen treats around the clock! Choose from chocolate, vanilla or strawberry. Open on Lido deck 24/7, frozen yogurt and soft-serve ice cream is a great way to beat the heat all day, or the perfect nightcap after a long evening of fun.

The Carnival Deli: Craving a little taste from the old neighborhood? Enjoy old-time favorites like a hot pastrami on rye, a grilled Reuben or roasted turkey breast on a country roll. Sandwiches and wraps are always hand-carved, and served fresh with coleslaw or relish and a kosher dill pickle.


Times, costs and other specifics are outside the control of Costco Travel. All information is at the sole discretion of the cruise line and is subject to change without notice. Dining time and table size preferences are submitted to the cruise line on a first-come, first-served request basis and are confirmed aboard ship. Questions, concerns and/or special needs regarding dining arrangements must be addressed with the maitre d' hotel aboard ship. Every effort is made to accommodate travelers' preferences; however, Costco Travel cannot guarantee dining arrangements. In specialty restaurants, space is limited and reservations are recommended. A cover charge and dress code may apply.

Staterooms

An Interior stateroom is a comfortable retreat, featuring a full private bathroom. Some rooms also feature pull-down beds – ideal for families.

Interior Upper/Lower (Category: 1A)

Category: 1A
Twin bed and one upper pullman. Desk and seat. Full bathroom with shower. Three closets.

  • Dedicated room steward
  • Soft, cozy linens (Carnival Comfort Collection®)
  • In-room safe for valuables
  • Plenty of closet and drawer space
  • Television
  • Stateroom climate control
  • Bathrobes upon request

Interior (Category: 4A)

Category: 4A
Two twin beds (convert to king). Desk and seat. Full bathroom with shower. Three closets.

  • Dedicated room steward
  • Soft, cozy linens (Carnival Comfort Collection®)
  • In-room safe for valuables
  • Plenty of closet and drawer space
  • Television
  • Stateroom climate control
  • Bathrobes upon request

Interior (Category: 4B)

Category: 4B
Two twin beds (convert to king). Desk and seat. Full bathroom with shower. Three closets.

  • Dedicated room steward
  • Soft, cozy linens (Carnival Comfort Collection®)
  • In-room safe for valuables
  • Plenty of closet and drawer space
  • Television
  • Stateroom climate control
  • Bathrobes upon request

Interior (Category: 4C)

Category: 4C
Two twin beds (convert to king). Desk and seat. Full bathroom with shower. Three closets.

  • Dedicated room steward
  • Soft, cozy linens (Carnival Comfort Collection®)
  • In-room safe for valuables
  • Plenty of closet and drawer space
  • Television
  • Stateroom climate control
  • Bathrobes upon request

Interior (Category: 4D)

Category: 4D
Two twin beds (convert to king). Desk and seat. Full bathroom with shower. Three closets.

  • Dedicated room steward
  • Soft, cozy linens (Carnival Comfort Collection®)
  • In-room safe for valuables
  • Plenty of closet and drawer space
  • Television
  • Stateroom climate control
  • Bathrobes upon request

Interior (Category: 4E)

Category: 4E
Two twin beds (convert to king). Desk and seat. Full bathroom with shower. Three closets.

  • Dedicated room steward
  • Soft, cozy linens (Carnival Comfort Collection®)
  • In-room safe for valuables
  • Plenty of closet and drawer space
  • Television
  • Stateroom climate control
  • Bathrobes upon request

Interior (Category: 4I)

Category: 4I
Two twin beds (convert to king). Desk and seat. Full bathroom with shower. Three closets.

  • Dedicated room steward
  • Soft, cozy linens (Carnival Comfort Collection®)
  • In-room safe for valuables
  • Plenty of closet and drawer space
  • Television
  • Stateroom climate control
  • Bathrobes upon request

Porthole (Category: PT)

Category: PT
Two twin beds (convert to king). Desk and seat. Full bathroom with shower. Three closets. Two porthole windows.

  • Dedicated room steward
  • Soft, cozy linens (Carnival Comfort Collection®)
  • In-room safe for valuables
  • Plenty of closet and drawer space
  • Television
  • Stateroom climate control
  • Bathrobes upon request

Guarantee - Inside (Category: IS)

Category: IS
This category can be booked for a special rate, guaranteed to you. Please note that the category is not associated at the time of booking with a specific stateroom, deck, bedding configuration or other particular settings. The assignment of an actual cabin will be performed during your check-in. The cabin can be anywhere on the ship.

These rooms with a view let you sail along to beautiful destinations while gazing at the sort of vistas you simply won't find anywhere on land.

Ocean View (Category: 6A)

Category: 6A
Two twin beds (convert to king). Desk and seat. Full bathroom with shower. Three closets. Picture window.

  • Dedicated room steward
  • Soft, cozy linens (Carnival Comfort Collection®)
  • In-room safe for valuables
  • Plenty of closet and drawer space
  • Television
  • Stateroom climate control
  • Bathrobes upon request

Ocean View (Category: 6B)

Category: 6B
Two twin beds (convert to king). Desk and seat. Full bathroom with shower. Three closets. Picture window.

  • Dedicated room steward
  • Soft, cozy linens (Carnival Comfort Collection®)
  • In-room safe for valuables
  • Plenty of closet and drawer space
  • Television
  • Stateroom climate control
  • Bathrobes upon request

Ocean View (Category: 6C)

Category: 6C
Two twin beds (convert to king). Desk and seat. Full bathroom with shower. Three closets. Picture window.

  • Dedicated room steward
  • Soft, cozy linens (Carnival Comfort Collection®)
  • In-room safe for valuables
  • Plenty of closet and drawer space
  • Television
  • Stateroom climate control
  • Bathrobes upon request

Ocean View (Category: 6D)

Category: 6D
Two twin beds (convert to king). Desk and seat. Full bathroom with shower. Three closets. Picture window.

  • Dedicated room steward
  • Soft, cozy linens (Carnival Comfort Collection®)
  • In-room safe for valuables
  • Plenty of closet and drawer space
  • Television
  • Stateroom climate control
  • Bathrobes upon request

Ocean View (Category: 6E)

Category: 6E
Two twin beds (convert to king). Desk and seat. Full bathroom with shower. Three closets. Picture window.

  • Dedicated room steward
  • Soft, cozy linens (Carnival Comfort Collection®)
  • In-room safe for valuables
  • Plenty of closet and drawer space
  • Television
  • Stateroom climate control
  • Bathrobes upon request

Guarantee - Oceanview (Category: OV)

Category: OV
This category can be booked for a special rate, guaranteed to you. Please note that the category is not associated at the time of booking with a specific stateroom, deck, bedding configuration or other particular settings. The assignment of an actual cabin will be performed during your check-in. The cabin can be anywhere on the ship.

A spacious room, that includes priority check-in during embarkation.

Junior Suite (obstructed views) (Category: OB)

Category: OB
Two twin beds (convert to king). Sofa and coffee table. Desk and seat. Full bathroom with shower. Three closets. Private balcony with obstructed view; patio chairs and table.

Note: View is obstructed by a lifeboat, tender boat, and/or steel beam.

  • Priority check-in and boarding
  • Priority dinner reservations for select specialty restaurants
  • Priority main dining room time assignment (Early, Late, or Your Time Dining)
  • Priority debarkation at all ports
  • Two large bottles of water
  • Pillow-top mattresses
  • Bathrobes
  • Dedicated room steward
  • Soft, cozy linens (Carnival Comfort Collection®)
  • In-room safe for valuables
  • Plenty of closet and drawer space
  • Television
  • Stateroom climate control

Junior Suite (Category: JS)

Category: JS
Two twin beds (convert to king). Sofa and coffee table. Desk and seat. Full bathroom with shower. Three closets. Private balcony with patio chairs and table.

  • Priority check-in and boarding
  • Priority dinner reservations for select specialty restaurants
  • Priority main dining room time assignment (Early, Late, or Your Time Dining)
  • Priority debarkation at all ports
  • Two large bottles of water
  • Pillow-top mattresses
  • Bathrobes
  • Dedicated room steward
  • Soft, cozy linens (Carnival Comfort Collection®)
  • In-room safe for valuables
  • Plenty of closet and drawer space
  • Television
  • Stateroom climate control

Grand Suite (Category: GS)

Category: GS
Two twin beds (convert to king) and single sofa bed. A trundle bed will be provided if a fourth guest is booked to this stateroom. Sofa. Desk and seat. Full bathroom with shower. Three closets. Private large balcony with patio chairs and table.

Note: Bottom half of balcony railing is solid steel panel.

Fully Accessible Cabin: This stateroom is designed for use by guests with highly limited or no mobility, who require the regular use of a wheelchair, scooter, or other similar assistive devices. Accessible features include entry doorways into the room and bathroom measuring approximately 32", full turnaround space of approximately 60" x 60" in the room and bathroom, accessible routes throughout the room, plus an accessible bathroom with roll-in shower equipped with grab bars and fold-down shower seat.

  • Modified for guests with wheelchairs
  • Priority check-in and boarding
  • Priority dinner reservations for select specialty restaurants
  • Priority main dining room time assignment (Early, Late, or Your Time Dining)
  • Priority debarkation at all ports
  • Two large bottles of water
  • Pillow-top mattresses
  • Bathrobes
  • Dedicated room steward
  • Soft, cozy linens (Carnival Comfort Collection®)
  • In-room safe for valuables
  • Plenty of closet and drawer space
  • Television
  • Stateroom climate control

Guarantee - Suite (Category: ST)

Category: ST
This category can be booked for a special rate, guaranteed to you. Please note that the category is not associated at the time of booking with a specific stateroom, deck, bedding configuration or other particular settings. The assignment of an actual cabin will be performed during your check-in. The cabin can be anywhere on the ship.

Deck Plan

Cruise Ship
Sun Deck
Key to Symbols
SymbolDescription
2 Twin Beds (convert to King) and Single Sofa Bed2 Twin Beds (convert to King) and Single Sofa Bed
2 Twin Beds (convert to King) and 1 Upper2 Twin Beds (convert to King) and 1 Upper
2 Twin Beds (convert to King) and 2 Uppers2 Twin Beds (convert to King) and 2 Uppers
2 Twin Beds (convert to King) and Double Sofa Bed2 Twin Beds (convert to King) and Double Sofa Bed
Stateroom with 2 Porthole WindowsStateroom with 2 Porthole Windows
Connecting staterooms (ideal for families and groups of friends)Connecting staterooms (ideal for families and groups of friends)
Unisex Wheelchair Accessible RestroomUnisex Wheelchair Accessible Restroom
Twin beds do not convert to a King BedTwin beds do not convert to a King Bed

Ship Facts

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  • Ship Name: Carnival Inspiration
  • Year Built: 1996
  • Year Refurbished: 2018
  • Year Entered Present Fleet: 1996
  • Ship Class: Fantasy Class
  • Maximum Capacity: 2,697
  • Number of Passenger Decks: 10
  • Number of Crew: 920
  • Officers' Nationality: Italian
  • Ocean-View without Balcony: 565
  • Total Inside Staterooms: 408
  • Tonnage (GRT): 70,367
  • Capacity Based on Double Occupancy: 2,054
  • Country of Registry: Bahamas
  • Total Staterooms: 1,027
  • Suites with Balcony: 54
  • Crew/Hotel Staff Nationality: International
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