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Inside stateroom with twin beds that convert to a king.

Interior (4A)
Decks: Deck 4
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Cabin R233
Jul 2016
The first cabin was R229. This is the one with the sewage flood. The replacement cabin was R194. It was dry but very noisy.
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Cabin R38
May 2016
Clean and well maintained. Temperature was easy to control.
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Cabin R111
Nov 2015
Catalina and Ensenada By: BobnLana
Quite, VERY dark, and very effective at temperature control...I like it very cold. The room is just like all the other Carnival rooms, balcony or otherwise, just no windows. Where the window would be is a curtain. My wife said that made it feel bigger...I don't know about that. The 4th deck requires lots of stairs or loss of patience waiting for the elevators.
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Cabin R33
Nov 2014
We were more than happy with the cabin. It was roomy and spotless throughout. The bed was very comfy and the bathroom was more than adequate, with lovely hot, powerful shower.
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Cabin E5
Jun 2013
Fit a family of 4 on two twins, an upper and a lower. Small but with some organization you can make it work.
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Cabin U223
Nov 2012
Great Time Great Cruise By: Yorba Linda Traveler
Avoid the aft of the ship. You'll hear all the engine noises.
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Cabin E157
Oct 2012
Very nice room. Mid-ship. Since it's an interior room it gets really really dark when you close it up. Perfect for nap time :)
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Cabin U192
Jan 2012
Well appointed, quiet (except when leaving and entering port), comfortable.
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Cabin R98
Nov 2011
Inspiration 11/14/2011 By: maryj426
R98, R102 these cabins were in a great location right in between two elevators one that would go all the way up to the Lido deck and very quiet cant feel the throttle of the engines.
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Cabin R14
Sep 2011
Quiet, far away from the action.
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Cabin m243
Feb 2011
Cabin M108
Jan 2011
Let me preface this review of the Carnival Inspiration with this: We are frequent cruisers, who have only ever cruised with NCL in the past. We have been on 5 past NCL cruises, 4 of which were to the Caribbean, one to New England/Canada. We took this cruise because we brought 4 of our kids and it was a little cheaper. Well, this was a hard lesson in "you get what you pay for". We will never, ever cruise Carnival again. I was *extremely* disappointed in this cruise. The ship itself was in good shape -- but the decor was so obnoxious. Horrible colors, very loud decor, very cheesy. The food was pretty bad. There were only two dining options for dinner. Either the main dining room -- which was about a 3 out of 5 stars, and the buffet, which was incredibly bad. The "sushi bar" was the size of a small closet and it was just shoved in the middle of a hallway not connected to any other eating areas. It was really odd. I guess I am used to having multiple, GOOD, dining options -- NCL has many different restaurants on their ships. I was shocked that we only had two options for dinner. At lunch they had a burger grill by the pool and a Mongolian stir fry area by the pool. Drinks were good -- but expensive. A cocktail was around $8 each. Smoothies for the kids were $5. I know I sound like a broken record here -- but the entertainment was horrible! On this 5 day cruise, there were 2 shows. That's it. 2 productions. The other three nights they had trivia or bingo in the theater. It was ridiculous. The first night they offered "Shout", which was actually pretty good. The lead female singer has a beautiful voice. There wasn't another show until the last night. And it was so painful to watch, I actually had to leave. The dancers timing was off so badly, it was distracting. Again, with NCL, they had shows EVERY night. Great quality shows, every single night, like Chicago Second City and Cirque. I guess I've been spoiled by NCL. On every NCL ship I've ever been on, the food, entertainment, and overall experience have been wonderful. Carnival was the direct opposite. The best part of the Carnival Inspiration? In my opinion, it was the cabin. The cabin was spacious for two people. There were 3 closets, 5 large shelves in the closet, and 4 drawers on the make-up desk. The bed was comfortable, the bedding was nice. It was actually roomy, and the bathroom wasn't bad at all. The staff on the Carnival Inspiration were very nice. Very gracious, very polite. Everyone smiled and were very accommodating. The Circle C club for 12-14 year olds and Camp Carnival for 7-11 year olds was pretty good. Our kids (ages 14, 11, 9, and 7) seemed to have a good time. They entertained themselves swimming or they would ask to go back to the organized kids activities, which we took as a good sign. To sum it up, you get what you pay for. The clientele on Carnival leaves something to be desired. In 6 years of cruising, I've never had to call security. I had to call them twice because of loud, obnoxious, drunken idiots in the cabin next to us. You pay cheap prices, you get cheap quality. Definitely NOT recommended.
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Cabin R5
Apr 2009
Sufficient closet space for 2 adults. No table. Not far from elevator. Quiet hallway, low traffic. Comfortable bed. Toilet did not flush as well as ones in the public areas. Not much shelf area in bathroom.
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Cabin R9
Sep 2008
Carnival Inspiration By: deputy836
Great room, great steward, LOVED IT!
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Cabin R159
Jun 2008
Awesome upgrades! By: heart286
R159 easy access to elevators and stairs forward and back. Quiet for the most part.
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