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Mardi Gras (MD) Ship Features and Public Areas

Published 12/11/2018 01:08 PM   |    Updated 07/17/2019 03:35 PM
DECK 4
 
Guest Accommodations
Location: Deck 4 - forward / midship
 
 
Family Harbor Lounge
Location:  Deck 4 - midship
Hours: 6:00am-9:00pm
  • Exclusive, secluded, dedicated family zone for guests occupying Family Harbor Staterooms
  • Large screen-TV’s and programmed family movies and popcorn
  • Video game consoles / games and movies available to check out / Hasbro board games
  • Self serve Continental breakfast buffet, afternoon snack selections, evening cookies and milk and Swirls, soft serve ice cream and frozen yogurt
 
Camp Ocean / Night Owls
Location: Deck 4 - 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
 
Dr. Seuss Bookville
Location: Deck 4 - midship
Hours: scheduled activities listed in the 'Fun Times' newsletter
  • Dedicated Seuss-themed reading and play space
 
DECK 5
 
Guest Accommodations
Location: forward / midship
 
 
Cloud 9 Spa
Location: Deck 5 - forward / Deck 6 - forward
 
Fitness Center / State of the Art Cycling Studio
Hours: 6:00am-10:00pm
  • Fully equipped with Life Fitness equipment
  • State of the Art Cycling studio ($)
  • Scheduled fitness classes offered; specialty classes ($)
  • Fitness, Wellness and Beauty seminars
Spa / Salon
Hours: 8:00am-10:00pm
Note: $* - complimentary for first two guests in Cloud 9 Spa accommodations
  • 2 saunas (men/women)
  • 2 locker rooms (men/women)
  • Relaxation Room
  • Treatment massage rooms ($)
  • V.I.P Suites (Treatment Room) with Hot Tub Spa ($)
  • Thermal Suites ($*)
    • Dry Heat Chambers (Salt and Infrared Heat Chamber)
    • Steam Chambers (Aroma Steam Chamber)
  • Thalassootherapy Pool ($*
  • 2 Experience Showers ($*)
  • European-style treatments and services ($)
  • Hair and nail grooming for men and women ($)
  • Medi-Spa and Acupuncture ($)                  
     
DECK 6
 
Mardi Gras Theater 
Location: Deck 6 – forward / Deck 7 - forward
Hours: scheduled activities listed in the 'Fun Times' newsletter
  • Main Show Lounge
  • Playlist Productions (LED special effects)
  • Bingo ($)
  • Talks and seminars
  • Audience participation games
  • Dance classes
  • Beverage service ($)
 
Cloud 9 Spa (upper level)
Location: Deck 6 - forward / Deck 5 - forward
 
 
The Punchliner Comedy Club
Location: Deck 6 - forward
Hours: showtimes listed in the 'Fun Times' newsletter
  • Performances by established comedians as well as rising stars; early-evening shows offer fun for the whole family while the later performances will feature adult-oriented comedy.
  • Beverage service ($)
 
Piano Bar 88
Location: Deck 6 - midship
Hours: scheduled activities listed in the 'Fun Times' newsletter
  • Piano music and piano fun (sing-a-longs, games)
  • Beverage service ($
Grand Central 
 
JaveBlue Café
Location: Deck 6 - midship
Hours: hours are listed in the 'Fun Times' newsletter
  • Cafe, featuring specialty coffees, cakes, cupcakes, cookies and pastries ($)
  • Order cakes for special occasions ($
 
Cherry on Top
Location: Deck 6 - midship 
Hours: hours are listed in the 'Fun Times' newsletter
  • Candy and Celebrations Shop ($)
  • Bulk candies, confections and flowers
  • Cherry on Top logo apparel for Ladies and kids
  • Ice cream (made to order)
  • Bliss items for shower/spa
  • Stateroom decoration packages
 
Atrium Lobby 
Location: Deck 6 - midship / Deck 7 - midship / Deck 8 - midship
Hours: hours are listed in the 'Fun Times' newsletter
  • 3-deck high atrium with floor-to ceiling windows
  • Lobby entrance into the ship
  • Seating areas
  • Live entertainment
  • Family Feud Live
  • Beverage service ($)
 
The Fun Shops
Location: Deck 6 - midship 
Hours:  hours are listed in the 'Fun Times' newsletter / closed while in port
  • Shops, featuring logo clothes, souvenirs, clothing, jewelry, perfume, liquor and sundries ($)
French Quarters
 
Flamingo Restaurant
Location: Deck 6 – midship
  • Sit-down waiter service
  • Open nightly for dinner 
 
Bar (to be announced)
Location: Deck 6 - midship
  • Beverage service ($)
 
Emeril's Bistro 1396
Location: Deck 6 - midship
  • Featuring world-renowned chef and restaurateur, Emeril Lagasse's signature New Orleans inspired dishes 
  • Sit-down waiter service
  • Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • A la carte menu with nominal prices ($)
 
New Experience (to be announced)
Location: Deck 6 - midship
 
 
Conference Center 
Location: Deck 6 - aft
Hours: reserved
  • Multi-function conference room(s) reserved for group functions 
 
Palm Restaurant
Location: Deck 6 – aft / Deck 7 - aft
  • Aft Restaurant 
  • Sit-down waiter service
  • Open nightly for dinner

DECK 7
 
Mardi Gras Theater (upper level)
Location: Deck 7 - forward / Deck 6 - forward 
 
 
Mardi Gras Casino and Bar
Location: Deck 7 – 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 ($)
  • Beverage service ($)   
Grand Central
 
Atrium (2nd level)
Location: Deck 7 - midship
Hours: hours are listed in the 'Fun Times' newsletter
 
 
The Fun Shops
Location: Deck 7 - midship 
Hours:  hours are listed in the 'Fun Times' newsletter / closed while in port
  • Shops, featuring logo clothes, souvenirs, clothing, jewelry, perfume, liquor and sundries ($)
 
Limelight Lounge
Location: Deck 7 - midship
Hours: scheduled activities listed in the 'Fun Times' newsletter
  • Dance floor
  • Live music
  • Karaoke
  • Late night shows
  • Talks and seminars
  • Beverage service ($)
 
Alchemy Bar
Location: Deck 7 - midship
Hours: hours are listed in the 'Fun Times' newsletter
  • Unique vintage-themed cocktail ‘pharmacy’
  • Beverage service ($)
 
Fahrenheit 555 Steakhouse
Location: Deck 7 - midship 
Hours: 5:30pm-9:30pm
  • Reservations-recommended
  • Reservations fee ($)
  • Sit down waiter service
 
Dreams Studio
Location: Deck 7 - aft
Hours: hours are listed in the 'Fun Times' newsletter
  • Our elite team of professional photographers offer an exclusive, custom photo shoot around the ship or in port; images are captured and edited to create a finished story book unique to the guest ($
 
Palm Restaurant (upper level)
Location: Deck 6 – aft / Deck 7 - aft
 
 
DECK 8
 
Guest Accommodations
Location: Deck 8 - forward
 
 
Atrium (3rd level)
Location: Deck 8 - midship
Hours: hours are listed in the 'Fun Times' newsletter
 
 
Ji Ji Asian Kitchen
Location: Deck 8 - midship
Hours: open for dinner, 5:00pm-9:30pm
  • A variety of Asian specialties including soups, appetizers, noodle and rice dishes, as well as seafood and meat delicacies
  • Reservations fee ($)
  • Sit down waiter service
  • Reservations and walk-ins accepted
Hours: open for lunch, 12:00pm-2:30pm
  • Featuring complimentary, stir-fry favorites
  • Self-service
     
Havana Lounge
Location: Deck 8 – midship
Hours:  9:00am-Late
  • The Havana Lounge is reminiscent of a living room and Havana Bar.
  • Serving Cuban coffee, Cuban sodas as well as classic Cuban cocktails ($).
  • Latin trio or DJ several evenings as well as Latin-inspired ‘Havana Nights’ evening. 
 
Havana Pool Area
Location: Deck 8 – midship
Hours: morning-7:00pm: exclusive use for guests occupying the Havana staterooms
Hours: 7:00pm-12:00am: all guests
  • Relaxation pool (3'3" deep)
  • Comfy seating for relaxing and bar
  • Beverage Service ($)
 
Dreams Studio
Location: Deck 8 - midship
Hours: hours are listed in the 'Fun Times' newsletter
  • Our elite team of professional photographers offer an exclusive, custom photo shoot around the ship or in port; images are captured and edited to create a finished story book unique to the guest ($
Grand Central
 
Bonsai Teppanyaki
Location: Deck 8 - midship
Hours:  open for lunch on sea days / open for dinner nightly
  • Full service featuring a wide-ranging menu with authentic delicacies from the Far East prepared by chefs on custom-built stations that form the center of the venue's three 8-seat tables.
  • Sit down waiter service
  • Lunch and dinner menu, a la carte basis ($)
  • Reservations-recommended; Walk-ins welcome
 
Bonsai Sushi 
Location: Deck 8 - midship 
Hours: open for lunch on sea days 12:00pm-2:30pm / dinner nightly, 5:00pm-12:00am
  • Full-Service Sushi Restaurant 
  • Wide variety of Asian-inspired delicacies ($)
  • KoiKite celebration nightly
 
Pixels (Digital) Photo Gallery 
Location: Deck 8 - midship
Hours: hours are listed in the 'Fun Times' newsletter
 
  • Our friendly staff of photographers take candid and posed shots throughout the cruise, capturing many fun memorable moments
  • Photos are displayed digitally. Guests can view photos at the gallery on iPads or via the HUB App on their smart phone - with just a click, digital or print copies can be ordered ($)
  • The Photo Gallery offers a wide range of cameras, supplies and photo albums for purchase ($)
 
The Fun Shops
Location: Deck 8 - midship 
Hours:  hours are listed in the 'Fun Times' newsletter / closed while in port
  • Shops, featuring logo clothes, souvenirs, clothing, jewelry, perfume, liquor and sundries ($)
La Piazza
 
Cucina del Capitano
Location: Deck 8 - midship
Hours: open for dinner, 5:30pm-9:30pm
  • Made-to-order Italian favorites
  • Reservations and walk-ins accepted
  • Reservations fee ($)
  • Sit down waiter service
     
Pizzeria del Capitano
Location: Deck 8 – midship
Hours: open 24 hours
  • Food Service, featuring complimentary, delicious, hand-tossed, authentic Italian-style, thin-crusted pies made in a traditional pizza oven
  • Self-service
 
Restaurant (to be announced)
Location: Deck 8 - midship
  • Food Service
 
Carnival Adventures 
Location: Deck 8 - aft
Hours: hours are listed in the 'Fun Times' newsletter
  • Formerly, the Shore Excursion Desk, the staff provide information on our ports-of-call and excursions and assist with the purchase of our shore excursions and golf excursions ($)
  • Provide information on our ships and itineraries and how to get the best deal on a future cruise (Future Cruise Vacation program $
 
Guest Services
Location: Deck 8 - aft
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 assist with  the purchase of shore excursions ($)   
 
The Fun Shops
Location: Deck 8 - aft 
Hours:  hours are listed in the 'Fun Times' newsletter / closed while in port
  • Shops, featuring logo clothes, souvenirs, clothing, jewelry, perfume, liquor and sundries ($)
Summer Landing
 
Guy's Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que Smokehouse | Brewhouse
Location: Deck 8 - aft
Hours: open for dinner, 5:00pm until late
  • A la carte menu, featuring Guy's favorite down-home smoked-on-board barbecue and traditional sides and desserts ($)
  • Sit down waiter service
  • A brewery within the restaurant features a selection of distinctive craft beers brewed on board
  • Live music nightly  
Hours: open for lunch, embarkation day and sea days, 12:00pm-2:30pm
  • Featuring complimentary barbecue buffet
  • Self-service
 
Sports Bar (to be announced)
Location: Deck 8 - aft
  • Beverage Service ($)
 
The Watering Hole
Location: Deck 8 - aft
Hours: hours are listed in the 'Fun Times' newsletter
  • Situated within Summer Landing and modeled after a fun backyard gathering spot with sweeping sea views
  • Bar Service, featuring a wide beer selection as well as refreshing summer-inspired sips. 
 
Summer Landings Pool Area
Location: Deck 8 - aft
Hours: Pool: 8:00am-12:00am weather conditions permitting
  • Infinity Tides Pool (4'2" deep)
  • Hot Tub Spas (2)
  • Expansive outdoor, relaxation area with lounge chairs and umbrellas
 
DECK 9 | DECK 10 | DECK 11 | DECK 12 | DECK 14 | DECK 15
 
Guest Accommodations
Location: forward / midship / aft
 
 
DECK 16
 
Guest Accommodations
Location: Deck 16 - forward 
 
Lido
 
BlueIguana Cantina
Location: Deck 16 - 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 
 
Seafood Shack
Location: Deck 16 - midship
Hours: open for lunch and dinner
  • New England-Style Seafood Restaurant, featuring a variety of seafood (steamed or fried) and soup of the day ($)
 
Street Eats
Location: Deck 16 - midship
Hours: open for lunch
  • Food Service, featuring a complimentary, daily rotating menu representing a variety of global cuisines  at  three stations: small plates like empanadas or falafel at the fried station; bao buns or siu mai at the steam outlet; and kebabs or satay at the plancha venue.
 
Beach Pool 
Location: Deck 16 - midship
Hours: 8:00am-12:00am, weather conditions permitting / hours are subject to change
  • Salt water pool (4'9" deep)
  • Hot Tub Spa (1)
  • Beverage Service ($)
 
RedFrog Tiki Bar
Location: Deck 16 - midship
Hours: hours are listed in the 'Fun Times' newsletter
  • Two-level, South Pacific inspired poolside bar 
  • Bar Service, featuring rum-based cocktails creatively presented in pineapples and souvenir tiki glasses. ($)
 
Carnival Seaside Theater | Dive-In Movies
Location: Deck 16 - midship
Hours: showtimes are listed in the 'Fun Times' newsletter
  • Large LED outdoor screen
  • A variety of programming, including feature films, sporting events and concerts are showcased on the screen daily as well as a ‘Morning Show’ hosted by the Cruise Director.
  • Dive-In Movies: During evening hours, settle in for a night at the cinema… from the comfort of poolside lounge chairs, there’s not only popcorn and drink specials ($) from the bar, but blankets for snuggling under the stars. 
 
Lido Marketplace
Location: Deck 16 – midship / aft
Hours: open for breakfast / lunch / dinner / late night snacks
Available 24 Hours: coffee, hot tea, hot chocolate, lemonade and unsweetened iced tea
Beer Station (9:00am-11:00pm) Pour Your Own Beer ($)
Self-Service Casual Lido Restaurant
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
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.
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
 
 
Big Chicken
Location: Deck 16 - aft
Hours: open for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • A complimentary seagoing version of a restaurant created by Carnival's Chief Fun Officer, NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal.
  • Food Service, featuring a delectable variety of fried chicken sandwiches and traditional sides such as fries, potato salad and jalapeno slaw. Breakfast is served all day and features a three-cheese omelet, chicken and egg biscuits.  
 
Tides Pool and Bar
Location: Deck 16 - aft
Hours: Pool: 8:00am-12:00am, 8:00am-12:00am, weather conditions permitting / hours are subject to change
  • Salt water pool (4'9" deep)
  • Hot Tub Spas (2) 
  • Lounge chairs and umbrellas
  • Beverage service ($)
 
DECK 17
 
Guest Accommodations
Location: Deck 17 - forward
 
Lido
 
RedFrog Tiki Bar (upper level)
Location: Deck 17 - midship
 
 
Guy’s Burger Joint
Location: Deck 17 - midship
Hours: 12:00pm-6:00pm
  • Featuring a complimentary roadside burger shack, hot burgers and hand-cut fries, from the bestselling author, restaurateur and Food Network personality, Guy Fieri
 
The Warehouse Arcade
Location: Deck 17 - midship
Hours: open 24 hours
  • High tech video and arcade games ($)
 
Circle "C"
Location: Deck 17 - midship
Hours: hours vary depending on the activities scheduled
  • Young Teens Club for 12-14 Year Olds    
 
Club O2
Location: Deck 17 - midship
Hours: hours vary depending on the activities scheduled
  • Teen Club for 15-17 Year Olds 
 
DECK 18
 
Serenity
Location: Serenity Deck 18 - forward
Hours: 8:00am-11:00pm / Hot Tub Spas: 8:00am-12:00am, weather conditions permitting / hours subject to change
  • Adults-Only, outdoor private relaxation area with luxurious and comfy seating 
  • Covered with awnings to create both sunny and shaded areas on both the starboard and portside
  • Pool (4'9" deep)
  • Hot Tub Spas (2)
  • Guests must be 21 years or older
  • Fresh Creations, featuring a complimentary salad station 
  • Bar for beverage service ($)
 
The Ultimate Playground
 
SportSquare
Location: Deck 18 - aft / Deck 19 - aft
  • SkyTrack: Padded jogging track
  • SkyCourt: Lighted multi-purpose basketball court (can convert to volleyball and soccer)
  • SkyCourse: Two 230’ rope courses, nearly 150’ above the sea 
  • SkyGreens: Nine-hole miniature golf course
  • SkyFitness: Featuring a wide array of exercise equipment
  • Open-Air Complex: SkyBilliards, Ping Pong, Poly Pong, Foosball, Twister, Shuffleboard (games vary per ship)
     
 
Carnival WaterWorks
Location: Deck 18 - aft 
Hours: 9:00am-sunset, weather conditions permitting / hours subject to change
  • Carnival's Twister Waterslide: long, spiraling water slide  
  • Blue Lightning: 312’ long tube slide; riders hop on mats
  • Orange Thunder: 229’ drop slide
  • SplashZone: expansive spray park with varied water spray apparatus for smaller children and families
  • 150-gallon Power Drencher: tipping bucket
  • Mini Racer slides for children 
 
DECK 19
 
Loft 19
Location: Deck 19 - forward
Hours: 8:00am-8:00pm
  • A secluded retreat modeled after the world’s finest resorts with full bar service, a private pool (2'6" deep) surrounded by108 sun loungers and 12 spacious private cabanas, available for rent.
  • Guests staying in Carnival Excel-level suites enjoy complimentary, unlimited access to Loft 19; however, they must still reserve and purchase a cabana – they will get priority cabana reservations! All other guests aboard the Mardi Gras will have the opportunity to experience Loft 19 by renting a cabana for the day or voyage once on board the ship. 
  • Full day (8:00am-8:00pm) and cruise long rentals available.
  • 12 rental private cabanas - amenities include: plush towels and bathrobes, non-alcoholic beverages and water, chilled towels, morning and mid-afternoon fruit refreshers, cabana-side lunch delivery and dedicated concierge service during rental period, for cabana related requests.
 
The Ultimate Playground
 
Bolt Ultimate Sea Coaster
Location: Deck 19 - aft
  • First ever ultimate Sea Coaster with 800' long track and speeds up to 40mph ($)
 
FACILITIES
Self-Service Ironing Rooms
Hours: hours posted on the door to the Ironing Room
  • The Mardi Gras does not feature self-service washers and dryers; valet laundry service is offered through guests' Stateroom Steward. 
  • 2 ironing boards and irons
Locations
 Deck 4 - across from 4230
 Deck 5 - across from 5390
 Deck 9 - across from 9394
 Deck 14 - across from 14396
 Deck 15 - across from 15391
 
 
Medical Center
Location: Deck 3 - midship
Hours: On Call 24/7 | Sea Days (9:00am-12:00pm, 3:00pm-6:00pm) | Port Days (8:00am-10:00am, 4:00pm-6:00pm)
  • Equipped to treat minor non-emergency matters at a customary fee ($)
  • The ship is staffed with two physicians and five nurses.
  • Equipment: defibrillators, external pacemakers, pulse oxymeters, thrombolytic therapy, electrocardiograph machine and lab equipment.
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