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 Carnival Sensation

The Carnival Sensation was the third ship in Carnival's Fantasy - class fleet. There are lots of new additions to this fun ship. Including a new nine hole miniature golf course, a new Teen Club, and a new Patisserie on the Promenade Deck to name a few. The ship's theme is The Senses. A cruise on this ship would not be complete without a visit to the Touch of Class piano bar.

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 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination

    the Sensation does the 3 and 4 day to the bahamas we did the new years cruise this year. The ship does a pretty good job on the party on the lido deck. Band was good and pretty much more

    38 users found this review helpful.
  • Bridgette 31 1 Bahamas

    We were very excited about this vacation my family and I had it planned for 12 months before the date, and everyone was going. We had 9 people in all. My mom and dad drove down from Indiana as more

    54 users found this review helpful.
  • Ivy 34 3 Bahamas

    We were really excited about this trip. We were celebrating our 10th anniversary, and our daughters (ages 7 and 5) were coming with us, as well as our friends (who also have kids, ages 10 and 7) more

    61 users found this review helpful.
  • Patrice White 41 2 Bahamas

    At first the cruise was nice, until I realized that you have to pay for soft drinks. I have been on a ship before and never had to buy soft drinks and they were $2.00 a can. My niece got sick more

    26 users found this review helpful.
  • Ann Jones 58 20 Bahamas

    We sailed on this ship in June 2007 and again in April 2009. Since the cruise in 2007 the ship had been completely gutted and redone, and it was beautiful . . . albeit the usual somewhat more

    197 users found this review helpful.
  • Mary Hunt 40 1 Bahamas

    This was a wonderful vacation! The ship was more than I had really expected after reading other reviews. Overall the food on board was outstanding and in great portions!! I did not more

    47 users found this review helpful.
  • Samantha 23 1 Bahamas

    I went on the Carnival Sensation with a group of my friends (we're all in our early to mid 20s). This was the first cruise that anyone in our group had been on, so nobody had any expectations. more

    127 users found this review helpful.
  • Dustin 22 1 Bahamas

    The food was good...great selections. The reason I gave it 3 stars was because it did get a little repetitive at times when they served the same things the whole cruise, the service was awesome, more

    18 users found this review helpful.
  • Melissa Mack 34 2 Bahamas

    Overall, our family and friends enjoyed our short cruise on the Carnival Sensation. The food tasted good, although not alot of choices. The staterooms were larger than I expected as was more

    41 users found this review helpful.
  • shawn 36 1 Bahamas

    This was our first cruise. We left the kids at home for our first one. We went with another couple and they had gone on two prior cruises. Everything was great.... The food, the employees, more

    20 users found this review helpful.
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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Carnival Cruise Lines
  • Capacity (double occupancy):2052
  • Builder:Kv�rner Masa-Yards
  • Full Capacity:2594
  • Inaugurated:1993
  • Space Ratio:34.3 / 27.1
  • Gross Tonnage:70,367gt
  • Crew:920
  • Length:859 ft. / 262 m
Excerpts from Carnival's Website about Carnival Sensation

Come aboard this Fantasy-class SuperLiner for superb food, spectacular entertainment, fun activities and non-stop nightlife. Your week-long adventure starts in Tampa on Sunday, and takes you to exotic Grand Cayman, sun-soaked Cozumel, and fun-loving New Orleans. And new this fall, the Sensation will begin a year-round itinerary of 4 and 5 day sailings to the Western Caribbean, including uninhibited Key West.