Carnival Inspiration (IS) Ship Features and Public Areas

Published 03/12/2015 06:32 PM   |    Updated 05/04/2017 10:51 AM

Grand Atrium Plaza and Bar
Location: Empress Deck 7 - midship
Hours: hours vary depending on port / at sea day

  • Lobby lounge and bar
  • Entrance to the ship
  • Seating area
  • Live music in afternoons and nightly 
  • Beverage service ($)

      

Internet Cafe
Location: Empress Deck 7 - midship
Hours: open 24 hours 

  • Computer terminals for internet use
  • Ship has bow-to-stern wireless access ($)



Guest Services 
Location: Empress Deck 7 - midship
Hours: open 24 hours 

  • Information Desk (formerly Purser's Information Desk)
  • General information and inquiries
  • Information for International guests (verbal and in print)
  • Financial transactions
  • Lost and found
  • Safe boxes
  • Information on ports-of-call and shore excursions
  • Purchase of shore excursions ($)

 

Shore Excursions Desk
Location: Empress Deck 7 - midship
Hours: hours posted in the Fun Times newsletter  

  • Information on ports-of-call
  • Information and purchase of shore excursions and golf excursions ($)

    

Art Gallery
Location:
Empress Deck 7 - midship
Hours: hours vary depending on the activities scheduled

  • Art Gallery and Art Auction Program
  • Large collection of art work on display
  • Opportunity for guests to acquire original works of art at a great discount through art auctions ($)

 

Paris Lounge
Location: Atlantic Deck 8 – forward / Promenade Deck 9 - forward
Hours: hours vary depending on the activities scheduled

  • Main Show Lounge
  • Playlist Productions revues (scenic)
  • Fly-on entertainment
  • Bingo ($)
  • Talks and seminars
  • Audience participation games
  • Dance classes
  • Midnight shows
  • Hasbro, The Game Show 
  • Towel Animal Theater
  • Beverage service ($)

 

The Fun Shops
Location: Atlantic Deck 8 - forward
Hours: hours are posted in the Fun Times newsletter / closed while in port 

  • Shops featuring logo clothes, souvenirs, clothing, jewelry, perfume, liquor and sundries ($)

 

Circle "C"
Location: Atlantic Deck 8 - forward
Hours: hours vary depending on the activities scheduled 

  • Teen Club for 12-14 Year Olds

 

Rhapsody in Blue Piano Bar
Location: Atlantic Deck 8 - forward
Hours: hours vary depending on the activities scheduled 

  • Piano music and piano fun (sing-a-longs, games)
  • Beverage service ($)

   

Shakespeare Library
Location: Atlantic Deck 8 - forward
Hours: hours vary depending on port / at sea days 

  • The Library features a wide selection of books and stock full of games.

 

Mardi Gras Dining Room
Location: Atlantic Deck 8 - midship  

  • Sit-down waiter service
  • Sea days: open seating brunch: 8:30am-1:00pm
  • Port days: open seating breakfast: 7:30am-9:30am; hours may vary due to port arrival
  • Open nightly for dinner: ‘Your Time’ open seating: 5:45pm-9:30pm

       

Carnivale Dining Room
Location: Atlantic Deck 8 - aft  

  • Sit-down waiter service
  • Open nightly for dinner: Assigned dining: 6:00pm and 8:15pm

 

Pixels Photo Gallery
Location:
Promenade Deck 9 - forward
Hours: hours vary depending on port / at sea days 

  • Our friendly staff of photographers take candid and posed shots throughout the cruise, capturing many fun memorable moments; photos are displayed daily for purchase ($)
  • The Photo Gallery offers a wide range of cameras, supplies and photo albums for purchase ($)



Video Arcade

Location: Promenade Deck 9 - forward
Hours: open 24 hours 

  • High tech video and arcade games ($)

 

Club O2
Location: Promenade Deck 9 - forward
Hours: hours vary depending on the activities scheduled 

  • Teen Club for 15-17 Year Olds

     

The Taste Bar
Location: Promenade Deck 9 - midship
Hours: 5:00pm-8:00pm, Sea days and select Port days 

  • Appetizer Program featuring complimentary bite-size appetizers inspired by ‘Fun Ship 2.0’ dining venues; offerings may include appetizers from: BlueIguana Cantina; Cucina del Capitano; RedFrog Pub; Comfort Kitchen; Carnival’s Classic American Steakhouses
  • Signature cocktails tied to the eater’s particular theme ($)

 

Cherry on Top
Location: Promenade Deck 9 - midship
Hours: hours vary depending on port / at sea days 

  • Candy and Celebrations Shop ($)
  • Bulk candies, confections, balloons and flowers
  • Cherry on Top logo apparel for Ladies and kids
  • Bliss items for shower/spa
  • Stateroom decoration packages



Automatic Teller Machine (ATM)
Location: Promenade Deck 9 - midship
Hours: open 24 hours

  • Withdraw funds and make balance inquiries
  • Fee per transaction ($)

 

Monte Carlo Casino
Location: Promenade Deck 9 - midship
Hours on Sea Days: slots open early morning to late / tables open late morning to late
Hours on Port Days: closed while in port; opens after the ship departs port until late

  • Full casino and gaming ($)

 

Inspiration Boulevard
Location: Promenade Deck 9 - midship/aft
Hours: open 24 hours

  • Indoor Promenade featuring seating areas with table and chairs



Violins Bar

Location: Promenade Deck 9 - midship
Hours: hours vary depending on port / at sea days 

  • Live music nightly
  • Audience participation games
  • Beverage service ($)

 

Internet Cafe
Location: Promenade Deck 9 - midship
Hours: open 24 hours 

  • Computer terminals for internet use
  • Ship has bow-to-stern wireless access ($)

   

Avant-Garde Lounge
Location: Promenade Deck 9 - midship
Hours: hours vary depending on port / at sea days 

  • Live music nightly
  • Dance floor
  • Beverage service ($)

 

Cafe des Artiste
Location: Promenade Deck 9 - midship
Hours: hours vary depending on port / at sea days 

  • Cafe featuring specialty coffees, teas, cakes, cookies, pastries and milkshakes
  • Order cakes for special occasions

 

Rock and Roll Dance Club
Location: Promenade Deck 9 - midship
Hours: 11:00pm - late, nightly 

  • Guests must be 18 years and older
  • Dance floor
  • DJ IRIE’s Spin”iversity” graduates spinning expanded musical catalogs nightly
  • Beverage service ($)

 

Conference Center
Location: Promenade Deck 9 - midship
Hours: reserved   

  • Conference room reserved for group functions
  • Equipped with audio/visual equipment



Alchemy Bar
Location: Promenade Deck 9 - aft
Hours: hours vary depending on port / at sea days 

  • Unique vintage-themed cocktail ‘pharmacy’
  • Beverage service ($)


Candlelight Lounge

Location: Promenade Deck 9 - aft
Hours: hours vary depending on the activities scheduled 

  • Live music
  • Dance floor
  • Karaoke
  • Big Screen Blockbusters 
  • Talks and seminars
  • Art auctions ($)
  • Punchliner Comedy Club 
  • Beverage service ($)

 

Serenity
Location: Promenade Deck 9 - aft
Hours: 8:00am-11:00pm, weather conditions permitting / hours subject to change 

  • Adult-Only, secluded outdoor deck providing a relaxing, quiet, tranquil setting with comfortable chaise lounges and umbrellas; both sunny and shaded areas on the starboard and portside of the aft deck.
  • Guests must be 21 years or older
  • Piped in music
  • 2 whirlpools
  • Bar service ($)

 

The Bridge
Location: Lido Deck 10 - forward
Hours: off-limits to Guests

  • Control center of the ship

 

Resort-Style Pool Area
Location: Lido Deck 10 - midship
Hours: Pool - 8:00am-12:00am / Whirlpools - 8:00am-11:00pm, weather conditions permitting / hours subject to change 

  • Saltwater pool: 43' x 14' / depth 4'6"
  • Whirlpools (2)

 

BlueIguana Tequila Bar
Location: Lido Deck 10 - midship
Hours: hours vary depending on port / at sea days 

  • Beverage Service, featuring frozen tequila drinks and cold Mexican beer ($)



RedFrog Rum Bar
Location: Lido Deck 10 - midship
Hours: hours vary depending on port / at sea days 

  • Beverage Service, featuring Caribbean rum-based concoctions and Carnival’s signature private-label draught beer, ThirstyFrog Red ($)



BlueIguana Cantina
Location: Lido Deck 10 - midship
Hours: 7:30am-10:30am; 12:00pm-2:30pm 

  • Featuring complimentary, freshly-made tacos and burritos with homemade tortillas, chips and salsa; breakfast burritos served during the morning hours.



Guy’s Burger Joint
Location: Lido Deck 10 - midship
Hours: 12:00pm-6:00pm 

  • Featuring a complimentary roadside burger shack with hot burgers and hand-cut fries, from the bestselling author, restaurateur and Food Network personality, Guy Fieri 
        


Brasserie Bar and Grill

Location: Lido Deck 10 - midship / aft
Hours: open for breakfast / lunch / dinner / late night snacks 
Available 24 Hours: coffee, hot tea, hot chocolate, lemonade and unsweetened iced tea
Self-Service Casual Lido Restaurant / Bar ($)

Breakfast Time: 7:00am-10:30am (hours may vary)
Hot and Cold Buffet and Specialty Stations: hot cereal and boxed cereal, eggs, omelet station, bacon and sausage, hash browns, pastries, bread, toast and bagels, yogurt and fresh fruit

Lunch Time: 12:00pm-2:30pm (hours may vary)
Hot and Cold Buffet / Specialty Stations: Buffet featuring pastas, stir-fry, carving station - choices may vary among the fleet
Salad Bar: Elaborate salad bar featuring 35 items
Chef’s Choice: Featuring a different International cuisine each day
Carnival Deli: (11:00am-11:00pm) Deli Sandwiches piled-high and favorite sides
Pizza Pirate: (open 24 hours) Pizzeria offering five varieties of hand-tossed pizza
Desserts: Variety of desserts including sugar-free selections
Swirls: (open 24 hours) Self-serve ice cream and frozen yogurt

Dinner Time and Late Night (hours may vary)
Good Eats: (6:00pm-9:30pm) Buffet-Style - an array of pastas, steaks, prime rib, grilled chicken, specialty salads and desserts along with a daily Chef's Special.
Carnival Deli: (11:00am-11:00pm) Deli Sandwiches piled-high and favorite sides
Pizza Pirate: (open 24 hours) Pizzeria with five varieties of hand-tossed pizza
Late Night Snacks: (11:30pm-1:00am) Hot and cold light snacks and desserts
Swirls: (open 24 hours) Self-serve ice cream and frozen yogurt

    

Camp Ocean / Night Owls
Location: Verandah Deck 11 - midship

Marine-Themed Camp Program

  • For children ages 2-11 years
  • Seuss at Sea Program: special breakfast ($) and entertainment experiences for kids and family 

Night Owls

  • Babysitting for infants and children ages 6 months to 11 years ($)
  • Hours: 10:00pm-1:00am

 

Carnival WaterWorks 
Location:
Verandah Deck 11 - aft
Hours: 10:00am-sunset, weather conditions permitting / hours subject to change

  • Expansive spray park with varied water spray apparatus
  • Surrounding areas with lounge chairs for sun and relaxing
  • 300' long spiraling water tube slide
  • 82' long double-lane racing waterslide
  • Mini Racer Slides for Children
  • Beverage service ($)

      

Spa Carnival
Location:
Sports Deck 12 - forward

Fitness Center and Studio
Hours
:
6:00am-10:00pm

  • Fully equipped with Life Fitness equipment
  • Scheduled fitness classes offered; specialty classes ($)
  • Fitness and beauty seminars

Spa and Salon
Hours:
8:00am-10:00pm

  • 2 saunas (men/women)
  • 2 steam rooms (men/women)
  • 2 locker rooms (men/women) 
  • 10 treatment massage rooms ($)
  • European-style treatments and services ($)
  • Hair and nail grooming for men and women ($)


Sports Activities

  • Mini Golf (9-hole miniature golf course) - located Sun Deck 14 - forward
    Ping Pong (2 tables) - located Verandah Deck 11 - forward
    Jogging Track (padded track; 10 laps = 1 mile) - located Sun Deck 14 - forward

      

Self-Service Launderettes
Hours: hours posted on the door to the Laundry 

  • 2 or 3 washers and 2 or 3 dryers ($)
  • 1 iron and ironing board
  • Vending machines dispense small boxes of detergent and water softener ($)

Locations
Upper Deck 6 - aft / across from stateroom U154
Empress Deck 7 - forward / across from stateroom E2
      


Medical Center

Location: Deck 3 - forward (below Riviera Deck)
Hours: 8:00am-8:00pm / on call 24 hours 

  • Equipped to treat minor non-emergency matters at a customary fee ($)
  • The ship is staffed with one physician and three nurses.
  • Equipment: defibrillators, external pacemakers, pulse oxymeters, thrombolytic therapy, electrocardiograph machine and lab equipment.

 

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