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Mardi Gras (MD) Ship Features and Public Areas

Published 12/11/2018 01:08 PM   |    Updated 09/21/2022 10:24 AM
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 
  • 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 HUB App
  • 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: $* - complimentary for first two guests in Cloud 9 Spa accommodations
  • 1 sauna (men and women)
  • 2 locker rooms (men/women) 
  • Relaxation Room
  • Treatment massage rooms ($)
  • 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)
    • Large Hot Tub Spa 
    • 2 Experience Showers 
  • European-style treatments and services ($)
  • Hair and nail grooming for men and women ($)
  • Medi-Spa and Acupuncture ($)                  
 
Chef’s Table
Location: Deck 5 – aft
  • Dining room specifically for Chef’s Table with window views into the galley  
  • Long table seats 16 guests for a one-of-a-kind private culinary experience dinner ($)   
 
DECK 6
 
Mardi Gras Theater 
Location: Deck 6 – forward / Deck 7 - forward
Hours: scheduled activities listed in the HUB App
  • Main Show Lounge
  • Playlist Productions (LED special effects)
  • Talks and seminars
  • Audience participation games
  • Dance classes
 
Cloud 9 Spa (upper level)
Location: Deck 6 - forward / Deck 5 - forward
 
 
The Punchliner Comedy Club
Location: Deck 6 - forward
Hours: show times listed in the HUB App
  • 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 - forward
Hours: hours are listed in the HUB App
  • Piano music and piano fun (sing-a-longs, games)
  • Beverage service ($
 
Grand Central 
Creating a sense of wonder the moment guests step on board, the transformative Grand Central takes the traditional atrium concept to new heights, combining a day-to-night entertainment complex with spectacular three-deck-high floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the starboard side of the ship that will be the perfect venue for socializing and people watching amid sweeping ocean vistas. 
 
Grand Central Atrium  
Location: Deck 6 - midship / Deck 7 - midship / Deck 8 - midship
Hours: scheduled activities are listed in the HUB APP
  • 3-deck high atrium with floor-to ceiling windows
  • Lobby entrance into the ship 
  • Seating areas for relaxing and watching entertainment
  • Live entertainment: 
    • Live music
    • Performers will interact with 16 individually controlled 6' by 14' LED screens displaying video and special effects, as well as lasers and aerial feats
  • Audience participation games such as: Family Feud Live, Deal or No Deal ($) and Bingo ($)
 
Center Stage Bar
Location: Deck 6 - midship
Hours: hours are listed in the HUB App
  • Bar service featuring specialty cocktails inspired by the theme of that evening’s entertainment ($
 
JaveBlue Café
Location: Deck 6 - midship
Hours: hours are listed in the HUB App
  • 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 HUB App; closed while the ship is in port
  • Candy and Celebrations Shop ($)
  • Bulk candies, confections and flowers
  • Cherry on Top logo apparel for Ladies and kids
  • Stateroom decoration packages
 
French Quarters
In a nod to the New Orleans’ culture that combines lively entertainment with an unparalleled food scene, French Quarter will be lined with new bars, music and eateries that perfectly capture the festive spirit of the Big Easy. 
 
The Fun Shops
Location: Deck 6 - midship 
Hours:  hours are listed in the HUB App; closed while the ship is in port
  • Shops featuring accessories, apparel, beauty and perfume, fine jewelry and watches, liquor and tobacco, gifts and sundries and Carnival logo items ($)
 
The Brass Magnolia
Location: Deck 6 - midship 
Hours: hours are listed in the HUB App
  • Live jazz and blues featured in a lounge inspired by the city’s Garden District and jazz culture
  • Bar service featuring classic cocktails ($
 
Flamingo Restaurant
Location: Deck 6 – midship
  • Sit-down waiter service
  • Open nightly for dinner - Assigned dining: 6:00pm and 8:15pm
 
Fortune Teller Bar 
Location: Deck 6 - midship
Hours: hours are listed in the HUB App
  • Lavish Victorian design elements with a contemporary twist, conveying the uniqueness of New Orleans
  • Beverage service featuring hand-crafted cocktails that change color, bubble and shimmer ($)
 
Emeril's Bistro 1396
Location: Deck 6 - midship
Hours: open for breakfast, lunch (on seas days) and dinner 
  • Featuring world-renowned chef and restaurateur, Emeril Lagasse's signature New Orleans inspired dishes 
  • Sit-down waiter service
  • A la carte menu with nominal prices ($)
 
Carnival Kitchen
Location: Deck 6 - midship
Hours: session time is listed on guest's activity confirmation
  • Carnival Kitchen will serve as a venue for guests to participate in cooking classes, tastings and other hands-on food-related activities hosted by the ship’s highly talented chefs.
  • Reservations required ($)
 
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
  • Sit-down waiter service
  • Sea Days: open seating brunch: 8:30am-1:00pm (Deck 6)
  • Port Days: open seating breakfast: 7:30am-9:30am; hours may vary due to port arrival (Deck 6)
  • Sea Days: Tea Time: 3:00pm-4:00pm (Deck 6)
  • Open nightly for dinner - Assigned dining: 6:00pm and 8:15pm (Deck 6)
  • Open nightly for dinner - ‘Your Time’ open seating: 5:45pm-9:30pm (Deck 7)

DECK 7
 
Mardi Gras Theater (upper level)
Location: Deck 7 - forward / Deck 6 - forward 
 
 
Mardi Gras Casino and Bar
Location: Deck 7 – forward
Hours on Sea Days: slots open early morning to late / tables open late morning to late
Hours on Port Days: closed while the ship is in port; opens after the ship departs port until late
  • Full casino and gaming ($)
  • Smoking and Non-smoking sections
  • Beverage service ($)   
 
Grand Central
Creating a sense of wonder the moment guests step on board, the transformative Grand Central takes the traditional atrium concept to new heights, combining a day-to-night entertainment complex with spectacular three-deck-high floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the starboard side of the ship that will be the perfect venue for socializing and people watching amid sweeping ocean vistas. 
 
Grand Central Atrium (2nd level)
Location: Deck 7 - midship
 
 
Grand View Bar
Location: Deck 7 - midship
Hours: hours are listed in the HUB App
  • Bar service featuring specialty cocktails inspired by the theme of that evening’s entertainment ($
 
The Fun Shops
Location: Deck 7 - midship 
Hours: hours are listed in the HUB App; closed while the ship is in port
  • Shops featuring accessories, apparel, beauty and perfume, fine jewelry and watches, liquor and tobacco, gifts and sundries and Carnival logo items ($)
 
Limelight Lounge
Location: Deck 7 - midship
Hours: scheduled activities are listed in the HUB App
  • 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 HUB App
  • Unique vintage-themed cocktail ‘pharmacy’
  • Beverage service ($)
 
Fahrenheit 555 Steakhouse
Location: Deck 7 - midship 
Hours: open for dinner
  • Steakhouse favorites including Surf & Turf, lamb, shrimp and chicken
  • Reservations-recommended
  • Reservations fee ($)
  • Sit down waiter service
 
Dreams Studio
Location: Deck 7 - aft
Hours: hours are listed in the HUB App
  • 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
 
 
Chibang!
Location: Deck 8 - forward
Hours: open for lunch (on sea days) and dinner
  • A two-in-one dining concept featuring both Chinese and Mexican cuisines; lunch features noodle and burrito bowls based on our favorite ingredients from both of these worlds.
  • Sit down waiter service
  • Reservation fee ($)
  • Reservations-recommended; Walk-ins welcome
 
 
Havana Lounge
Location: Deck 8 – forward
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 – forward
Hours: 8:00am-12:00am, weather conditions permitting / hours are subject to change
  • Exclusive use for guests occupying the Havana staterooms as well as guests in Carnival Excel Presidential Suites
  • Relaxation pool (3'3" deep)
  • Comfy seating for relaxing and bar
  • Beverage Service ($)
 
Dreams Studio
Location: Deck 8 - forward
Hours: hours are listed in the HUB App
  • 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
Creating a sense of wonder the moment guests step on board, the transformative Grand Central takes the traditional atrium concept to new heights, combining a day-to-night entertainment complex with spectacular three-deck-high floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the starboard side of the ship that will be the perfect venue for socializing and people watching amid sweeping ocean vistas. 
 
Grand Central Atrium (3rd level)
Location: Deck 8 - midship
 
 
Bonsai Teppanyaki
Location: Deck 8 - midship
Hours:  open for lunch (on sea days) and dinner (3 seatings)
  • 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 10-seat tables.
  • Sit down waiter service
  • Reservation fee ($)
  • Reservations-recommended; Walk-ins welcome
 
Bonsai Sushi 
Location: Deck 8 - midship 
Hours: open for lunch (on sea days) and dinner until 12:00am
  • Full-Service Sushi Restaurant 
  • Wide variety of Asian-inspired delicacies ($)
 
The Fun Shops
Location: Deck 8 - midship 
Hours:  hours are listed in the HUB App; closed while the ship is in port
  • Shops featuring accessories, apparel, beauty and perfume, fine jewelry and watches, liquor and tobacco, gifts and sundries and Carnival logo items ($)
 
La Piazza
La Piazza was designed to resemble a stroll through an Italian courtyard with red brick, streetlights and ornate iron and tile work, as well as murals of famous piazzas in Rome, Venice and other Italian cities. La Piazza features fun, “Insta-worthy” touches positioned along the promenade like a Vespa scooter and a Fiat, both from 1972, the year of Carnival’s founding of the original Mardi Gras. 
 
Pixels (Digital) Photo Gallery 
Location: Deck 8 - midship
Hours: hours are listed in the HUB App
  • 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 ($)
  • The Photo Gallery offers a wide range of cameras, supplies and photo albums for purchase ($)
 
Cucina del Capitano
Location: Deck 8 - midship
Hours: open for lunch (on sea days) and dinner
  • Made-to-order Italian favorites
  • Reservations and walk-ins accepted
  • Reservations fee ($)
  • Sit down waiter service
  • Indoor and outdoor seating
     
Bar Della Rosa
Location:  Deck 8 - midship
Hours: hours are listed in the HUB App
  • Inspired by Italy's charming cafes
  • Classic cocktails like the Bellini, Aperol Spritz and Negroni; wide selection of Italian red and white wines, and prosecco 
  • Espresso, Macchiato and other caffeinated choices
  • Indoor and outdoor seating
  • Beverage Service ($)
 
Pizzeria del Capitano
Location: Deck 8 – midship
Hours: 9:00am-4:00am
  • Food Service, featuring complimentary, delicious, hand-tossed, authentic Italian-style, thin-crusted pies made in a traditional pizza oven
  • Self-service
 
Piazza Panini
Location: Deck 8 - midship
Hours: open for lunch and dinner
  • Food Service, featuring stuffed Italian-style hand-pressed sandwiches and deli favorites such as grilled ham and cheese, hot dogs with fixings and Reuben sandwiches
  • Specialty Italian desserts will be served after 8:00pm 
  • Self-service
 
Carnival Adventures 
Location: Deck 8 - aft
Hours: hours are listed in the HUB App
  • 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 $
 
Rudi's Seagrill - "Plates with Personalities"
Location: Deck 8 - midship
Hours: open for dinner
  • Food Service, featuring next-level seafood selections, showcasing chef Rudi Sodamin's innovative artistry and "plates with personalities" where guests can feast their eyes on a new personable presentation every time they dine.
  • Reservations and walk-ins accepted
  • Reservations fee ($)
  • Sit down waiter service
 
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
  • Information on ports-of-call and assist with  the purchase of shore excursions ($)   
 
Carnival Adventures Store
Location: Deck 8 - aft 
Hours:  hours are listed in the HUB App; closed while the ship is in port
  • Shop, featuring products for going ashore, including apparel, souvenirs, sunscreen, etc. ($)
 
Summer Landing
Designed as the ultimate chill spot, Summer Landing will be home to an expanded Guy’s Pig & Anchor Smokehouse Brewhouse. For outdoor summer-inspired fun, there will be a pool and whirlpools, along with ample lounging spaces and hang outs, making this the ideal spot to enjoy all the fun that a Carnival vacation experience delivers.
 
Guy's Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que Smokehouse | Brewhouse
Location: Deck 8 - aft
Hours: open for breakfast, lunch (on sea days) and dinner
  • A complimentary 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  
 
 
Heroes Tribute Bar & Lounge
Location: Deck 8 - aft
Hours: hours are listed in the HUB App
  • A friendly place to grab a drink and recognize our armed services personnel and their families
  • Beverage service and snacks ($)
     
 
The Watering Hole
Location: Deck 8 - aft
Hours: hours are listed in the HUB App
  • 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-10:00pm, weather conditions permitting / hours are subject to change
  • Infinity Tides Pool (4'2" deep)
  • Hot Tub Spas (2)
  • The Patio, an 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
Already known for our varied casual poolside restaurants, Mardi Gras’ expanded Lido will take this to a whole new level with existing Carnival favorites along with some new concepts to inspire foodie fans.
 
BlueIguana Cantina
Location: Deck 16 - midship
Hours:  open for breakfast and lunch
  • 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 (on sea days) and dinner until 10:00pm
  • 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 complimentary, three ever-changing open-air stations: Steam Dream, specializes in the steamiest stuff this side of the spa, featuring favorites like bao buns and pot stickers. Mad Sizzle, with the likes of kebab and satay. And Time Fries, which serves up fries loaded up with culinary creations from our chefs, like cheesesteak fries! 
 
Beach Pool 
Location: Deck 16 - midship
Hours: 7:00am-10:00am, 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 HUB App
  • 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: show times are listed in the HUB App
  • 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 under the stars, from the comfort of your lounge chair or even the pool. 
  • Beverage service, featuring drink specials and popcorn ($)
 
 
Lido Marketplace
Location: Deck 16 – midship / aft
Hours: open for breakfast / lunch / dinner / late night snacks
Available 24 Hours: coffee, hot tea, lemonade and unsweetened iced tea
Beverage Station (9:00am-11:00pm) Pour Your Own Beer ($) / Pour Your Own Soda ($)
Swirls: (open 24 hours) Self-serve ice cream and frozen yogurt
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: pasta, stir-fry, carving station, an elaborate salad bar and a dessert station, including sugar-free selections 
  • Dinner Time: 6:00pm-9:30pm | Late Night Snack: 11:30pm-1:00am
    • Hot and Cold Buffet: pasta, steak, prime rib, grilled chicken, specialty salads and desserts along with a daily Chef's Special.
    • Pizza Plus: late night snacks from the Pizzeria such as hoagies, lasagna, etc. 
 
 
Big Chicken
Location: Deck 16 - aft
Hours: open for breakfast and lunch until 5:00pm 
  • 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, 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
Already known for our varied casual poolside restaurants, Mardi Gras’ expanded Lido will take this to a whole new level with existing Carnival favorites along with some new concepts to inspire foodie fans.
 
RedFrog Tiki Bar (upper level)
Location: Deck 17 - midship
 
 
Guy’s Burger Joint
Location: Deck 17 - midship
Hours: open for lunch until 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: scheduled activities are listed in the HUB App
  • Young Teens Club for 12-14 Year Olds    
 
Club O2
Location: Deck 17 - midship
Hours: scheduled activities are listed in the HUB App
  • Teen Club for 15-17 Year Olds 
 
DECK 18
 
Serenity
Location: Serenity Deck 18 - forward
Hours: 8:00am-9:00pm, 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
The aptly named Ultimate Playground will offer guests amazing sea vistas as they soak up the sun and the fun in this spacious family-friendly play area highlighted by the most elaborate Carnival WaterWorks aqua park, expanded SportSquare and the much-anticipated BOLT: Ultimate Sea Coaster.
 
SportSquare
Location: Deck 18 - aft / Deck 19 - aft
Hours: hours are listed in the HUB App
  • SkyTrack: Padded jogging track
  • SkyCourt: Lighted multi-purpose basketball court (can convert to volleyball and pickleball)
  • SkyCourse: 600’ long 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, Poly Pong, Foosball, Twister, Shuffleboard (games vary per ship)
     
 
Carnival WaterWorks
Location: Deck 18 - aft 
Hours: 9:00am-7:00pm (sunset), weather conditions permitting / hours subject to change
  • Carnival's Twister Waterslide: 265' long, spiraling water slide  
  • Blue Lightning: 312’ long tube slide; riders hop on mats
  • Orange Thunder: 229’ drop slide will propel people into the SplashZone.
  • 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, weather conditions permitting / hours are subject to change
  • A secluded retreat modeled after the world’s finest resorts with full bar service ($), a private spacious, infinity hot tub spa surrounded by108 sun loungers and 12 spacious private cabanas, reservations ($) required.
    • Guests staying in Carnival Excel-level suites enjoy complimentary, unlimited access to Loft 19; however, they must still reserve a cabana – they will get priority cabana reservations!
    • All other guests aboard the Mardi Gras will have the opportunity to experience Loft 19 by reserving a cabana for the day or voyage once on board the ship. 
  • Full day (8:00am-8:00pm) and cruise long reservations are available.
 
The Ultimate Playground
The aptly named Ultimate Playground will offer guests amazing sea vistas as they soak up the sun and the fun in this spacious family-friendly play area highlighted by the most elaborate Carnival WaterWorks aqua park, expanded SportSquare and the much-anticipated BOLT: Ultimate Sea Coaster.
 
BOLT: Ultimate Sea Coaster
Location: Deck 19 - aft
Hours: hours are listed in the HUB App
  • First ever ultimate Sea Coaster with 800' long track and speeds up to 40mph ($)
 
FACILITIES
Self-Service Ironing Rooms
Hours: hours are posted on the Ironing Room door
  • 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 4320
 Deck 5 - across from 5390
 Deck 9 - across from 9394
 Deck 14 - across from 14396
 Deck 15 - across from 15393
 
 
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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