Carnival Paradise

 

Set Sail Aboard Carnival Paradise

This ship is classic Carnival: fun from bow to stern, featuring spaces that amaze, amuse and entertain. Sail aboard Carnival Paradise and you’ll find a little slice of paradise at sea.

Onboard the Carnival Paradise

Costco Member Reviews

4.2 of 5 stars4.2/5 (398 Reviews)

Ship Rating

3.0/5

The final Fantasy class ship ever created, Carnival Paradise is proof that there’s something in a name. This ship is classic Carnival: fun from bow to stern, featuring spaces that amaze, amuse and entertain. Excitement indoors, outdoors and everywhere in between, Carnival Paradise features great times in and near the water courtesy of hot tubs, pools, and the Twister Waterslide. Indulge in tasty fare from the sea, compliments of The Taste Bar. And for those who appreciate a good story, there’s nothing better than Seuss at Sea. Sail aboard Carnival Paradise and you’ll find a little slice of paradise at sea.

Onboard Activities

Activities & Services (included in cruise)

  • 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)

  • 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

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.

Specialty Dining

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.

Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast: Sit down to a truly fantastical feast at the Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast with The Cat in the Hat and Friends™. Bright colors and patterns decorate your table, which features fun and unique menus. Feast! Feast! Feast! Lose yourself exploring a delicious menu where you'll find "Green Eggs and Ham," brightly colored fruit, gravity-defying pancake stacks, funky french toast, "Moose Juice" 'n' "Goose Juice"… and much more. (Classic breakfast offerings are available as well.) Breakfast is also the perfect time to meet and greet the stars of Dr. Seuss — characters will be around for special photo opportunities and fun interactions, making this a meal to remember. 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.

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.

Casual Dining

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.

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 Marketplace: Featuring an amazing variety of casual dining spots, each just a few flip-flopped steps from the last, Lido Marketplace always has a special something ready to satisfy your latest craving spectacularly. Here Carnival does it with dozens of what-to-eat options... great choices like BBQ, a deli counter, salad bar, an Asian station and a pasta bar... plus one spot where the chef serves up a different surprise daily! At Lido Marketplace, there's tons of indoor and outdoor seating made for gathering around, so you can enjoy your personal faves in your favorite company for lunch or dinner, or even breakfast! Lido's also where you can find soft serve, frozen yogurt and fresh pizza 24-hours a day.

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

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.

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

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

Scenic Ocean View (Category: 6J)

Category: 6J
Two twin beds (convert to king). Sofa and coffee table. Desk and seat. Full bathroom with shower. Three closets. Floor-to-ceiling 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 - 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.

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

Balcony (Category: 8A)

Category: 8A
Two twin beds (convert to king). Desk and seat. Full bathroom with shower. Three closets. Private balcony with patio chairs and table.

  • 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

Balcony (Category: 8B)

Category: 8B
Two twin beds (convert to king). Desk and seat. Full bathroom with shower. Three closets. Private balcony with patio chairs and table.

  • 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

Balcony (Category: 8C)

Category: 8C
Two twin beds (convert to king). Desk and seat. Full bathroom with shower. Three closets. Private balcony with patio chairs and table.

  • 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

Balcony (Category: 8D)

Category: 8D
Two twin beds (convert to king). Desk and seat. Full bathroom with shower. Three closets. Private balcony with patio chairs and table.

  • 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

Aft-View Extended Balcony (Category: 8M)

Category: 8M
Two twin beds (convert to king). Desk and seat. Full bathroom with shower. Three closets. Private aft-facing extended balcony with patio chairs and table.

  • 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 - Balcony (Category: BL)

Category: BL
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) and single sofa bed. 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

Junior Suite (Category: JT)

Category: JT
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). Sofa, armchairs and coffee table. Desk and seat. Full bathroom with shower/tub. Walk-in dressing area with ample closet space. Private large balcony with patio chairs and table.

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

  • 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

Extended Balcony Grand Suite (Category: ES)

Category: ES
Two twin beds (convert to king), double sofa bed and one upper pullman. Desk and seat. Full bathroom with shower/tub. Walk-in dressing area with ample closet space. Private extended large 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 Vista Suite (Category: GV)

Category: GV
Two twin beds (convert to king) and double sofa bed. A trundle bed will be provided if a fifth guest is booked to this stateroom. Sofa, armchair, and coffee table. Desk and seat. Full bathroom with shower/tub. Walk-in dressing area with ample closet space. Floor-to-ceiling windows, plus private large 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

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 Uppers; stateroom may also have a trundle bed2 Twin Beds (convert to King) and 2 Uppers; stateroom may also have a trundle bed
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)
Twin beds do not convert to a King BedTwin beds do not convert to a King Bed
Unisex Wheelchair Accessible RestroomUnisex Wheelchair Accessible Restroom
2 Twin Beds (convert to King), 1 Lower Pullman, and 1 Upper Pullman2 Twin Beds (convert to King), 1 Lower Pullman, and 1 Upper Pullman
2 Twin Beds (convert to King), Single Sofa Bed and 1 Upper Pullman2 Twin Beds (convert to King), Single Sofa Bed and 1 Upper Pullman
2 twin beds (convert to king bed), double sofa bed, and 1 upper Pullman bed2 twin beds (convert to king bed), double sofa bed, and 1 upper Pullman bed

Ship Facts

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  • Ship Name: Carnival Paradise
  • Year Built: 1998
  • Year Refurbished: 2018
  • Year Entered Present Fleet: 1998
  • Ship Class: Fantasy Class
  • Maximum Capacity: 2,697
  • Number of Passenger Decks: 11
  • Number of Crew: 920
  • Officers' Nationality: Italian
  • Ocean-View without Balcony: 466
  • Ocean-View with Balcony: 98
  • Total Inside Staterooms: 420
  • Tonnage (GRT): 71,909
  • Capacity Based on Double Occupancy: 2,124
  • Country of Registry: Panama
  • Total Staterooms: 1,062
  • Suites with Balcony: 78
  • Crew/Hotel Staff Nationality: International
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