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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
  • Stephanie 31 First Cruise Bahamas

    About ten months ago, my husband and I booked a cruise with the Carnival Fantasy through our Fairfield Timeshare. We are the kind of people who “do their homework” when it more

    35 users found this review helpful.
  • John 44 3 Bahamas

    Despite terrible reviews on the Sensation, my family decided to take a chance on a cruise to the Bahamas. We decided to take the chance mainly because of a very sincere young agent more

    19 users found this review helpful.
  • Robin 48 1 Bahamas

    First let me start by saying I read the reviews prior to our cruise, and was very concerned. however, what I read was not true. The ship was very clean, staff friendly, no sewer smell, more

    5 users found this review helpful.
  • Erin 28 3 Bahamas

    First off, let me state that I am NOT a chronic complainer and am the type of person who ALWAYS makes lemonade out of lemons. HOWEVER, making the most out of this cruise was one of more

    9 users found this review helpful.
  • Suzanne 49 3 Bahamas

    Booked the Fantasy back in September 2005 for the 4-6-06 cruise. Was informed on 4-2-06 that the cruise ship had changed. Would Never have EVER booked this ship. This was a more

    2 users found this review helpful.
  • Mark 39 2 Bahamas

    First of all, my wife and I heard on the news approximately 1 month prior to our cruise that the Sensation was used for Hurricane relief (FEMA) this alarmed us so we contacted more

    8 users found this review helpful.
  • Michael 37 3 TA Promo Night

    The Sensation should be sunk. It is a floating no tell motel. The entire ship is dirty and beat up. I could go on about how bad everything on the ship is but I will only say choose more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Laura 35 2 Eastern Caribbean

    Spring break in the Bahamas was great. Thank God for plenty of sunshine and friends, it made up for a cruise ship that was a wreck. The ship had problems right from port. The itinerary more

    2 users found this review helpful.
  • Karen 31 N/A TA Promo Night

    I agree with the previous review of the Sensation - the conditions were not appropriate for paying customers. The conditions on the boat may have been adequate to house Hurricane more

    3 users found this review helpful.
  • Brian 48 1 Bahamas

    It was my first cruise and my last with Carnival. It started out at the airport, we had landed at Orlando and as we were waiting for the bus to take us to the cruise we had been more

    3 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.