Carnival Sensation Cabins

Editor Rating:  3.5
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Carnival Sensation Ratings

  • Category
    Member
    Editor
  • Dining
    3.7
    4.0
  • Public Rooms
    3.9
    3.0
  • Cabins
    3.8
    3.0
  • Entertainment
    3.7
    3.0
  • Spa & Fitness
    3.7
    3.0
  • Family & Children
    3.3
    3.0
  • Shore Excursions
    3.7
    3.0
  • Enrichment
    3.2
    3.0
  • Service
    4.1
    3.0
  • Value-for-Money
    3.8
    4.0
Editor Rating
3.5
Member Rating
Why Choose Carnival Sensation?
  • Pro: Spacious cabins and 300-foot-long water slide
  • Con: Limited enrichment offerings
  • Bottom Line: Older ship great for first-timers and families

Carnival Sensation Cabins

Editor Rating
Cabins
3.0

Cabin-wise, Carnival keeps it simple. The vast majority of accommodations are insides (upper/lower bed or two-twin setup, both 185 square feet) or outsides (porthole or picture window, both 185 square feet). Carnival Sensation also has a number of standard balcony cabins (185 square feet with 35-square-foot balcony), which were added during the January 2009 refurb. A handful of "extended balcony cabins," also added during the dry-dock, feature 55 square feet of verandah space.

Apart from the bunk-bed-style insides, most cabins have twin beds, which can be combined into an extremely comfortable king-size bed. The Carnival Comfort Bed, a sleep system with delightful pillows and a duvet, makes sleeping aboard the ship a treat. Lighting is good -- each bed has its own light -- and triples and quads nicely accommodate the needs of three or four people traveling together. These cabins go quickly -- especially over school holiday periods -- so book early.

All cabins feature a pair of bathrobes, flat-screen TV and safe. Closet and drawer space is standard and adequate -- especially when casual wear is the order of the day. Standard cabins do not have hair dryers in the cabins, but passengers can ask the room steward for one. Shampoo and body wash can be found in bottles affixed to the shower wall, and a grab-bag of sample size products is provided in each cabin.

Cruisers looking for a little more space should opt for a Junior Suite (220 square feet with 30-square-foot balcony), Grand Suite (330 square feet with 70-square-foot balcony) or Grand Suite with extended balcony (330 square feet with 115-square-foot balcony). Grand Suites feature whirlpol tubs. All suite passengers get VIP check-in.

Sensation has 20 cabins for passengers with disabilities.

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Carnival Sensation Cabin Reviews

bboy1995
Member Since 2017
1 review
0 forum posts
Sailed March 2017
We "upgraded" to an ocean view room. The problem was that our window was so dirty that we could barely see out of it. The room was decent but we had to call for maintenance a couple of times. One time because the water in the bathroom ... Read more
nuttygal4
Member Since 2017
1 review
0 forum posts
Sailed four weeks ago
Having the window was excellent. We were able to wake up and see the weather outside every morning was easier to dress for the day. The cabin had enough space for the 2 of us. We simply placed our suitcases under the bed and hung up most of our ... Read more
jefgrahm
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
Sailed four weeks ago
Cabin was spacious and clean, plenty of room to maneuver with the two of us! Storage was ample and our large suitcases fit easily under the bed. The bathroom was very spacious, one could shower and the other use the sink/mirror with ease. The ... Read more
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