Carnival Radiance cabins and suites

Carnival Radiance staterooms review, floor plans, photos


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Captain's Suite

Layout (floor plan)

Carnival Radiance Captain's Suite  floor plan
Max passengers:5
Staterooms number:2
Cabin size:505 ft2 / 47 m2
Balcony size:150 ft2 / 14 m2
Location (on decks):forward on deck 9-Lido
Type (categories):(CS) Captain's Suite with Terrace

Grand Suite

Layout (floor plan)

Carnival Radiance Grand Suite  floor plan
Max passengers:4
Staterooms number:10
Cabin size:345 ft2 / 32 m2
Balcony size:85 ft2 / 8 m2
Location (on decks):midship on decks 5-Promenade (ES) and 7-Empress (GS)
Type (categories):(ES) Grand Suite Extended Balcony, (GS) Grand Suite

Ocean Suite

Layout (floor plan)

Carnival Radiance Ocean Suite  floor plan
Max passengers:3
Staterooms number:40
Cabin size:275 ft2 / 26 m2
Balcony size:65 ft2 / 6 m2
Location (on decks):forward and midship on deck 7-Empress
Type (categories):(OS) Ocean Suite

Aft Extended Balcony Cabin

Layout (floor plan)

Carnival Radiance Aft Extended Balcony Cabin  floor plan
Max passengers:3
Staterooms number:30
Cabin size:185 ft2 / 17 m2
Balcony size:65 ft2 / 6 m2
Location (on decks):aft on decks 5-Promenade, 6-Upper, 7-Empress, 8-Verandah
Type (categories):(8N, 8M) Aft-Facing Extended Balcony Stateroom

Premium Vista Balcony Cabin

Layout (floor plan)

Carnival Radiance Premium Vista Balcony Cabin  floor plan
Max passengers:4
Staterooms number:2 (9B), 6 (9C)
Cabin size:185 ft2 / 17 m2
Balcony size:75 ft2 / 7 m2
Location (on decks):aft on decks 6-Upper, 7-Empress, 8-Verandah (9B)
Type (categories):(9B, 9C-Vista) Premium Balcony staterooms

Balcony Cabin

Layout (floor plan)

Carnival Radiance Balcony Cabin  floor plan
Max passengers:4
Staterooms number:495
Cabin size:185 ft2 / 17 m2
Balcony size:35 ft2 / 3 m2
Location (on decks):5-Promenade, 6-Upper, 7-Empress, 8-Verandah, 9-Lido, 10-Panorama (8P), 11-Spa (8S)
Type (categories):(BL-Guaranteed, 8A, 8B, 8C, 8D, 8E, 8S-8P-Spa) Balcony staterooms

Scenic Oceanview Cabin

Layout (floor plan)

Carnival Radiance Scenic Oceanview Cabin  floor plan
Max passengers:4
Staterooms number:6
Cabin size:6J (220 ft2 / 20 m2), 6K-Grand (250 ft2 / 23 m2)
Balcony size:none
Location (on decks):forward on deck 9-Lido
Type (categories):(6J-Scenic, 6K-Scenic Grand) Oceanview / Outside cabins

Oceanview Cabin

Layout (floor plan)

Carnival Radiance Oceanview Cabin  floor plan
Max passengers:4
Staterooms number:304
Cabin size:220 ft2 / 20 m2
Balcony size:none
Location (on decks):1-Riviera, 2-Main, 5-Promenade
Type (categories):(OV-Guaranteed, 6A, 6B, 6C, 6D) Oceanview / Outside cabins

Porthole Cabin

Layout (floor plan)

Carnival Radiance Porthole Cabin  floor plan
Max passengers:4
Staterooms number:6
Cabin size:170 ft2 / 16 m2
Balcony size:none
Location (on decks):1-Riviera, 2-Main
Type (categories):(PT) Porthole Window Cabin

Walkway View Interior Cabin

Layout (floor plan)

Carnival Radiance Walkway View Interior Cabin  floor plan
Max passengers:4
Staterooms number:15
Cabin size:170 ft2 / 16 m2
Balcony size:none
Location (on decks):6-Upper, 7-Empress
Type (categories):(4J) Interior with Picture Window (walkway view)

Interior Cabin

Layout (floor plan)

Carnival Radiance Interior Cabin  floor plan
Max passengers:4 (4A, 4C), 5 (4B, 4D, 4E, 4F, 4G, 4H)
Staterooms number:547
Cabin size:170 ft2 / 16 m2
Balcony size:none
Location (on decks):1-Riviera, 2-Main, 5-Promenade, 6-Upper, 7-Empress, 8-Verandah, 9-Lido, 10-Panorama (4S), 11-Spa (4S)
Type (categories):(IS-Guaranteed, 4A, 4B, 4C, 4D, 4E, 4F, 4G, 4H, 4S-Spa) Interior / Inside staterooms

Small Interior Single Cabin

Layout (floor plan)

Carnival Radiance Small Interior Single Cabin  floor plan
Max passengers:2
Staterooms number:18
Cabin size:160 ft2 / 15 m2
Balcony size:none
Location (on decks):1-Riviera, 2-Main, 6-Upper
Type (categories):(1A "Lower and Upper") Small Interior / Inside Single cabin with Single-Twin Bed and either Pullman Bed or Sofa Bed

Carnival Radiance cabins review

The Carnival cruise ship Radiance has a total of 1448 staterooms, of which 31 are wheelchair-accessible (for disabled passengers) and 93 are "Carnival 9 Spa" cabins (63 Balcony, 30 Interior). The number of cabin categories is 34. Connecting rooms ("family cabins") are located on decks 1, 2, 6, 11.

The list of connecting cabins grades includes 2 beds (PT, 4E), 2-3 beds (6C), 2-4 beds (8F-Spa Balcony) and 2-3-4 beds (6A, 6B). Handicap staterooms (31 total) include GS-Grand Suite (1), Balcony (4), Oceanview (12), Interior (15) and Small Interior (1).

Follows the review of Carnival Radiance staterooms as amenities, furniture, and complimentary services:

Carnival Radiance Suites (Captain's, Grand, Ocean) have King-size beds, living room (walk-in closet, desk, vanity table, armchair, chest with drawers, double sofabed), bathroom (WC, glass shower, whirlpool bathtub, double sink vanities). Each of the fore-located two Captain’s Suites (on Lido Deck 9) has master bedroom (2 twin beds convertible to king, Pullman bed), dressing area (vanity, large walk-in closet), large bathroom, separate living room (double sofa bed, coffee table, desk, armchairs), second bathroom (shower), fridge and mini-bar.

Premium Balcony (9B, 9C) and Extended Balcony cabins (8N, 8M) have twin beds convertible to Queen-size double bed, ample closet/storage space, bathroom (shower), living area. Some (C staterooms have an additional sofa bed for 3rd person. These staterooms have 50% larger balconies, 3 closets (in all grades balcony rooms), full bathroom (shower). All grades balcony accommodations feature a private step-out balcony with sliding glass doors and furnished with table and 3 patio chairs.

Passengers booked in Carnival Radiance Spa cabins (categories 8P-8S-Balcony and 4S-Interior) enjoy the following complimentary amenities, services and perks (applicable for two guests per stateroom only): complimentary unlimited access to all Carnival 9 Spa facilities, 2 fitness classes (Yoga or Pilates), 2 metabolism tests, bathrobes, slippers, deluxe in-room bath amenities by Elemis (shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, vitamin-rich body lotion, 1 hand and 1 body soap disks), priority Spa reservations (appointments must be made by 6 pm on embarkation day), spa treatment discounts on port days (while the ship is docked in ports of call- 20% off /1st, 30% off /2nd, 40% off /3rd treatment).

Scenic Oceanview cabins are with floor-ceiling slanted windows, 2 twin beds (convertible to king), living area (sofa, coffee table, chairs). Some have additionally sofabed for 3rd/4th person. Oceanview cabins have a large picture window, twin beds (convertible to queen), living area. Some have a sofa and/or upper bed (Pullman) for 3rd/4th person.

Porthole cabins are in categories 4J-Picture Window and PT-Porthole, both with non-opening windows.

Two categories Inside cabins are with windows - category 4J (Picture Window Obstructed View) and category PT (Porthole Window). Some 4J cabins have a sofabed and/or upper/bunk beds for 3rd-4th passengers. The smallest are category 1A-Small Interior rooms - with bunk beds (upper/lower Pullman beds), living area, en-suite bathroom (WC/shower). Some have sofabed for a 3rd passenger.

All Carnival Radiance staterooms offer as standard/complimentary amenities a living area (vanity, seating), smart HDTV (infotainment system, Internet, on-demand-movies, bookings-reservations, Room Service ordering), direct-dial phone, electronic safe box and lifejackets (in the closet), hairdryer, en-suite bathroom (WC-toilet, shower, single sink-vanity, bathrobes, bathroom amenity basket/replenished upon request), custom-made beds (Carnival Comfort Bed System), beach towels, mini-bar/fridge, individual air-conditioning, complimentary 24-hour room service. Bibles (Gideon version) are provided upon request.

The Carnival’s Sail & Sign card (cashless onboard credit account) doubles as stateroom key. The S&S credit program allows charges on purchases and tips/gratuities directly to a personal account throughout the Carnival cruise. The card has a designated owner and must be utilized for all money transactions on the ship as cash is accepted as a form of payment only at the casino. These cards are provided to all passengers (incl minors) immediately upon boarding the ship. Balance updates are provided at Guest Services desk (at any time). They can also be checked via the smart TV in each stateroom.

The ship’s interactive TV system allows passengers to purchase movies on demand, to order room service and to check the Sail & Sign account’s status. The on-demand movie list has approx 25 films available for ordering at USD 5 per movie. Adult-content films cost USD 10 per movie. Depending on satellite reception (Carnival Radiance location at sea), the complimentary in-cabin TV programming includes the following channels: ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, CNN, TCM (classic movies), cartoons (Boomerang, CN), TNT, TBS. There are 2 complimentary movie channels showing a film every 3 hours (both starting at 12 noon). One shows all-time favorites (PG -13 rated) and the other shows all-time family favorites (G / PG-rated). The following TV channels are Carnival-themed and also complimentary: Fun Finds TV, Cruise Director, Fun Aboard, Park West Art, Shore Tours, Ship Position, live cam views (webcams positioned forward and on lido deck), Audible Funtimes, Photo, Music. Sporting events (ESPN, ESPN 2) are shown only on big screens – at the ship’s Sports Bar and Seaside Theatre (not in cabins/suites). All the TV’s connection ports are intentionally disabled, which makes impossible to connect it with personal devices (cameras, DVDs, USBs, iPods, gaming consoles, etc).

Bathroom amenities vary each time, so it’s advisable you bring your own. Samples may include toothpaste, mouthwash, dental floss, body lotion, razor, antiacids. There is a wall-mounted dispenser in the shower stall (for liquid soap and shampoo). Electric power outlets are located in the desk/vanity area – one 110 V outlet (3-pronged, USA grounded) and one 220 V outlet (European standard). The bathroom’s 2-pin plug can be used only for electric razors.

The new Carnival beds are Europe-manufactured exclusively for the company. The ensemble includes custom pillows (trademarked “New Generation Pillows”, 100% cotton), duvet (100% hypoallergenic, ultra-fine, satin-striped), cover, deluxe sheets (high-quality cotton), pillowcases (ultra-fine, satin-striped), 8-inch / 20 cm spring mattresses (trademarked “Carnival Comfort”). Alternative (non-allergenic) bedding is also available. It includes 100% polyester blankets, sheets and pillowcases (60/40 cotton-polyester) and New Generation Pillows (100% cotton). Note: Trundle beds don’t have Carnival Comfort mattresses.

Carnival-logoed Beach Towels are provided in each cruise accommodation for passengers to take ashore. Beach towels are also available for purchase (at $22). Bathrobes (2) are provided in all suites and also in Spa cabins. Additional bathrobes are provided upon request. For all other cruise accommodations, bathrobes are provided (upon request) during the turndown service on the first evening. Bathrobes can be purchased at $49 (adult size) and $24 (children sizes /2-4 yo and 6-8 yo).

Life jackets are used in cases of emergency only (not at the ship pools). Lifejackets are located within passenger/crew cabins (in the closet). They are available in 3 sizes – adult, child, and infant. Each of the cabins has a safe (located in the closet) with approx dimensions (inches/centimeters) – width (10/25), height (9/23) and depth (8/20). Cabin safes can be accessed by any magnetic strip card. It is advisable not to use a valid credit card (or driver’s license), but an old expired card (or some rewards card) instead. Some safes are with a keypad (personal code). Safes can be opened also by the ship’s security.

All cabin and suite mini-bars are stocked with premium liquors ($6-9,25), beer ($6,25), energy drinks ($5), soft soda/beverages ($2), bottled water ($3,75). In-cabin babysitting is not available (read more at Camp Ocean below). Cribs in cruise cabins are provided complimentary (upon request). In Main Dining Rooms are provided complimentary high chairs and booster seats.

Smoking in cabins/suites and on their balconies is prohibited. On Carnival Radiance, smoking allowed areas (cigarettes /incl electronic cigarettes) are Club Arctic Nightclub (disco /not allowed on the dance floor), Casino (designated areas), Casino Bar. Smoking (incl of cigars and tobacco pipes) is allowed on designated outdoor areas on Deck 3 portside (forward) and on Deck 11 portside.

Funville@Sea is free of charge Intranet service providing information on onboard activities and events schedule, bar and restaurant menus, deck maps, Fun Times (newspaper), FunAshore (tour guides), Carnival cruise news, itinerary-related weather reports, onboard social network (tracking/messaging other passengers). The complimentary service is available via the Infotainment system (in all cabins) and also at the FunHub stations around the ship.

Current Carnival Radiance gratuities (per day per person) are USD 12,95 (for standard cabin passengers) and USD 13,95 for suite passengers. The list of perks for all suites includes: priority embarkation/debarkation/tendering (all ports), priority main dining room reservations, complimentary bottled water in cabins, a complimentary bag of laundry (one per cruise), enhanced turndown service.

Since 2017, Carnival Cruise Line offers a new program allowing ship passengers to customize their steward service by choosing to have the cabin serviced in the morning, at night or both (twice a day). All guests can choose from a list of additional cabin amenities, among which are bathrobes, extra pillows, blankets, closet hangers. All guests can also specify how often the bed linens to be changed during the cruise. Your personal preferences can be selected from a services menu card left in each of the ship’s staterooms. By default, if you make no selections on the card, your room service steward will service the accommodation twice daily.

You can see all the furniture details on Carnival Cruise Line Carnival Radiance cabin plans in the above table.

Cruise Ship Room Service

In 2016, Carnival Cruise Lines rolled out fleetwide for-fee (chargeable) room service menu, which items can be ordered 24/7. The new menu still has free of charge items – hot and cold sandwiches, salads, desserts, beverages, Continental Breakfast selections. At extra cost (ranging between USD 1,50 and 6) are items that include shrimp, also sushi, pizza, quesadillas, cheesesteaks, chicken wings/tenders, fries. Bar drinks orders through room service are at regular bar menu prices (no extra fee added).

Complimentary room service menu

  • Continental Breakfast (upon request)
  • Sandwiches are served with potato salad, coleslaw, potato chips/pretzels, bread (white, whole wheat, rye, gluten-free). The list of sandwiches includes Tuna Salad, Roast Turkey, Ham & Cheese, Peanut Butter and Jelly, Bacon-Lettuce-Tomato, Grilled Cheese, Grilled Reuben (corned beef, Swiss cheese).
  • Salads – Garden, Caesar, Vegetable Platter (with dips)
  • Desserts – cheesecake, cookies, chocolate cake
  • Beverages – juices (tomato, orange, apple, grapefruit), tea (hot, iced), hot chocolate, milk, soft drinks (club soda, ginger ale, tonic water, coke, and sprite /also diet)
  • Beers – domestic (Budweiser, Bud Light, Miller Lite, Coors Light, Samuel Adams), imported (Heineken, Corona, Stella Artois), also available are beer buckets and wines by the bottle.

For-fee room service menu

The following items are available for ordering 24 hours but are at an additional charge.

  • Chicken Wings ($5) – choice of Honey BBQ, Teriyaki, Garlic Parmesan, Buffalo Sauce, Caribbean Jerk
  • Chicken Tenders ($5) – choice of sauce (BBQ or Honey Mustard)
  • Firecracker Shrimp ($6) – fried with chili ginger, served with fries
  • Chicken Quesadilla ($5)
  • Philly Cheesesteak ($5) – served with fries
  • Pan Pizza ($5) – handmade and baked-to-order (Cheese, Pepperoni, Ham, and Pineapple)
  • French Fries ($1,50), Sweet Potato Fries ($2), Banana Split ($4).

Continental Breakfast room service menu

The following items are available for ordering free of charge.

  • Cereals and Fruits –  Banana, Melon, Frosted Flakes, Special K, Raisin Bran, Rice Krispies, Corn Flakes, Fruit Loops, Cheerios, Lucky Charms, Cinnamon Toast Crunch
  • Bakery –  toasts (white, wheat, gluten-free), danish pastries, muffins, croissants, bagels
  • Yogurt – plain, strawberry, peach, raspberry
  • Drinks – juices (orange, apple, tomato, grapefruit), hot tea, milk (also skim and chocolate), fresh coffee (regular and decaf)
  • Half-and-half (milk-cream), butter, margarine, cream cheese, jelly (grape, diet, strawberry, guava), honey, orange marmalade.

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