Carnival Sunshine cabins and suites

Carnival Sunshine staterooms review, floor plans, photos


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Captain's Suite

Layout (floor plan)

Carnival Sunshine Captain's Suite  floor plan
Max passengers:5
Staterooms number:2
Cabin size:500 ft2 / 46 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 Sunshine Grand Suite  floor plan
Max passengers:2
Staterooms number:8
Cabin size:345 ft2 / 32 m2
Balcony size:85 ft2 / 8 m2
Location (on decks):midship on deck 7
Type (categories):(GS) Grand Suite

Ocean Suite

Layout (floor plan)

Carnival Sunshine Ocean Suite  floor plan
Max passengers:4 (OS), 2 (SS)
Staterooms number:45
Cabin size:275 ft2 / 26 m2
Balcony size:OS (65 ft2 / 6 m2), SS (35 ft2 / 3 m2)
Location (on decks):5-Promedade, 7, 10-Spa, 12
Type (categories):(OS) Ocean Suite, (SS) Cloud 9 Spa Suite

Aft Extended Balcony Cabin

Layout (floor plan)

Carnival Sunshine Aft Extended Balcony Cabin  floor plan
Max passengers:3
Staterooms number:20
Cabin size:185 ft2 / 17 m2
Balcony size:60 ft2 / 6 m2
Location (on decks):aft on decks 6, 7, 8
Type (categories):(8N, 8M) Aft-Facing Extended Balcony cabin

Premium Balcony Cabin

Layout (floor plan)

Carnival Sunshine Premium Balcony Cabin  floor plan
Max passengers:4
Staterooms number:8
Cabin size:225 ft2 / 21 m2
Balcony size:75 ft2 / 7 m2
Location (on decks):5-Promenade, 6, 7, 8
Type (categories):(9B, 9C-Vista) Premium Balcony cabins

Balcony Cabin

Layout (floor plan)

Carnival Sunshine Balcony Cabin  floor plan
Max passengers:4
Staterooms number:488
Cabin size:185 ft2 / 17 m2
Balcony size:35 ft2 / 3 m2
Location (on decks):5-Promenade, 6, 7, 8, 9-Lido, 10-Spa, 11-Sports, 12
Type (categories):(BL-Guaranteed, 8E, 8D, 8C, 8B, 8A) Standard Balcony, (8S, 8T) Cloud 9 Spa Balcony cabins

Scenic Oceanview Cabin

Layout (floor plan)

Carnival Sunshine Scenic Oceanview Cabin  floor plan
Max passengers:2
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 Sunshine Oceanview Cabin  floor plan
Max passengers:4
Staterooms number:308 (incl 28x Obstructed View)
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 Sunshine Porthole Cabin  floor plan
Max passengers:4
Staterooms number:6
Cabin size:170 ft2 / 16 m2
Balcony size:none
Location (on decks):1, 2
Type (categories):(PT) Cabin with Porthole Windows

Walkway View Interior Cabin

Layout (floor plan)

Carnival Sunshine Walkway View Interior Cabin  floor plan
Max passengers:4
Staterooms number:28
Cabin size:170 ft2 / 16 m2
Balcony size:none
Location (on decks):6, 7
Type (categories):(4J) Interior Cabin with Walkway View (Window)

Interior Cabin

Layout (floor plan)

Carnival Sunshine Interior Cabin  floor plan
Max passengers:4
Staterooms number:586
Cabin size:170-185 ft2 / 16-17 m2
Balcony size:none
Location (on decks):1, 2, 3, 5-Promenade, 6, 7, 8, 9-Lido, 10-11-12-Spa
Type (categories):(IS-Guaranteed, 4A, 4B, 4C, 4D, 4E, 4F, 4G, 4S-Spa) Interior / Inside cabins

Small Interior Single Cabin

Layout (floor plan)

Carnival Sunshine Small Interior Single Cabin  floor plan
Max passengers:2
Staterooms number:10
Cabin size:160 ft2 / 15 m2
Balcony size:none
Location (on decks):1, 2, 6
Type (categories):(1A "Lower and Upper Beds") Small Interior / Inside Single cabin with Single-Twin Bed and either Pullman Bed or Sofa Bed

Cloud 9 Spa Staterooms

Layout (floor plan)

Carnival Sunshine Cloud 9 Spa Staterooms  floor plan
Max passengers:4
Staterooms number:89 (incl 22 Inside, 70 Balcony, 3 Suite)
Cabin size:4S-8S-8T (185 ft2 / 17 m2), SS (275 ft2 / 26 m2)
Balcony size:8S-8T (35 ft2 / 3 m2), SS (65 ft2 / 6 m2)
Location (on decks):forward on decks 10, 11, 12
Type (categories):(SS-Suite, 8T-8S-Balcony, 4S-Interior) "Cloud 9 Spa" cabins

Carnival Sunshine cabins review

Carnival Sunshine cruise ship has a total of 32 wheelchair-accessible cabins (for disabled passengers) and 89 Cloud 9 Spa cabins (of them 22 Inside, 70 Balcony and 3 Suite). The number of all cabin categories is 32.

Connecting rooms ("family cabins") are located on decks 1, 2, 6, 9, 10 and 11. The list of connecting cabins grades includes 2 beds (PT, 4E, 4G), 2-4 beds (6J, 8S), 2-3-4 beds (6A, 6B, 6C, 8T), 3-4 beds (6D), and 4 beds (4J). Handicap staterooms (32 total) include Balcony (5), Oceanview (8), Interior (18) and Small Interior (1).

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

Each of the two Captain’s Suites 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, 2 armchairs), separate bathroom (shower), fridge and mini-bar.

Carnival Sunshine Suites (Grand, Cloud 9 Spa, Ocean) have 2 twin beds (convertible to king), dressing area (walk-in closet, vanity table, chair), private bathroom (WC, shower/whirlpool bathtub, bidet, double sinks). Some GS-OS suites have a single/double sofa bed for 3rd/4th person. All balcony accommodations feature a private balcony with sliding glass doors (table, patio chairs, rail with clear glass panel).

All Carnival Cloud 9 Spa cabins have exclusive access to the Spa facilities on Spa Deck 10. Their grades are Spa Suite (SS), Spa Balcony (8S, 8T), and Spa Inside (4S). Carnival Cloud 9 Spa rooms have the following complimentary amenities, services and perks (applicable for two guests per stateroom only): Thermal Suite (complimentary, unlimited access), 2 fitness classes (complimentary, Yoga or Pilates), 2 metabolism tests (complimentary), 1 Scrub Kit (complimentary, for the Thermal Suite), bathrobes, slippers, deluxe in-room bath amenities (by Elemis – shampoo, conditioner, sharp shower gel, vitamin-rich body lotion, 1 hand and 1 body soap disks), priority Spa reservations (must be made by 6 pm on embarkation day). Passengers booked in Cloud 9 Spa cabins also enjoy Spa treatment discounts while the ship is docked in ports of call – 20% off (1st), 30% off (2nd) and 40% off (3rd treatment).

Premium Vista Balcony cabins are located around the ship’s corners (category 9C-aft have a wrap-around balcony).

Scenic Oceanview cabins location is on Lido Deck 9, and feature floor-ceiling windows, separate sitting area (vanity desk, coffee table), twin beds (convertible), sofa bed, upper Pullman bed. Oceanview cabins have a picture window and twin beds don’t convert to king when both upper beds are in use. Some ocean view staterooms have a sofa and/or upper beds (Pullman) for 3rd/4th person.

Inside cabins with windows have either Porthole Window (PT, decks 1 and 2) or Picture Window (6B category rooms 2128-2129 are with obstructed view). Some Interior staterooms have a sofa and/or upper bed (Pullman) for 3rd/4th person. Small Inside cabins have bunk beds (upper/lower Pullman beds), living area (vanity, chair), bathroom (shower).

All Carnival Sunshine 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.

Carnival’s Sail & Sign cards (cashless onboard credit accounts) double as stateroom keys. 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.

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 (ship's location at sea), the complimentary in-cabin TV programming includes the following channels: ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, CNN (Domestic, International, Espanol), 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 it 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 cabin beds are Europe-manufactured exclusively for Carnival. 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 cruise suites and also in “Cloud 9 Spa” cabins/suites. 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.

Laundry facilities are at extra-charge – $3,25 (per washer or dryer load) and $1,5 per box (detergent/water softener, dispensed from the vending machine in the room). Launderettes (open between 6:30 am – 12 midnight) are located on all cabin decks. Each laundry room is equipped with 2-3 washers, 2-3 dryers, 1 ironing board/iron. All laundry machines are coinless (can be operated using S&S cards only). While the ship is in port, washing machines are closed (only dryers and irons can be used). Valet laundry service is handled through the cabin steward. Prices are per item – wash-and-press ($2 – $7,50) and dry-cleaning ($3 – $10,50).

Smoking in cabins/suites and on their balconies is prohibited. On Carnival Sunshine, smoking allowed areas (cigarettes /incl electronic cigarettes) are the Casino (designated areas) and Casino Bar. Smoking (incl of cigars and tobacco pipes) is allowed on designated outdoor areas on Deck 3 portside (forward-midship-aft) and on Deck 10 starboard and port side (near Seaside Theatre /forward pool area).

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 Sunshine gratuities (per day per person) are USD 12,95 (standard cabins) and USD 13,95 (suites). The list of suite perks 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 allows 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.

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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