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Carnival Sensation Cabins

Carnival Sensation
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  • Offers year-round Bahamas cruise from Port Canaveral
  • Awesome aqua park boasts 300-foot-long water slide
  • Don't miss the Grand Gala Midnight Buffet
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Carnival Sensation Cabins

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

Cabin U163 VACARITraveler
12/99
Cabin was small but serviceable. No refrigerator or hair dryer, but the latter was delivered on request. The cabin steward provided a bucket of ice every day as we requested. There was ample storage and a nice sized window. ... Read more
Cabin RamiCruiser
12/99
Two adjoining balcony rooms, one with a king, the other with 2 twins. Older ship so the rooms were smaller than the larger new ships. The beds were very comfortable. The housekeeping service was wonderful. Very attentive and clean. We loved the ... Read more
Cabin M81 PSUSteph
12/99
Nice sized cabin, although the bathroom was smaller than I expected. No real complaints though. Having a window was really nice... Read more
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Carnival Sensation Ratings

Editor Rating 3.5 Member Rating
Category
Editor
Member
Dining
4.0
3.8
Public Rooms
3.0
4.0
Cabins
3.0
3.9
Entertainment
3.0
3.8
Spa & Fitness
3.0
3.8
Family & Children
3.0
3.3
Shore Excursions
3.0
3.7
Enrichment
3.0
3.4
Service
3.0
4.2
Value-for-Money
4.0
4.0

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Ship Stats
Crew:
920
Launched:
1993
Decks:
10
Tonnage:
70,367
Passengers:
2,052
Registry:
Bahamas
CDC Score:
96
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