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Carnival Splendor Review

Carnival Cruise Lines
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  • Overall Rating: 3.5-stars 3.5
  • Expert Rating:3.5-stars 3.5
  • Traveler Rating:3.5-stars 3.5
    • Couples: 3.3
    • Families w/ young children: 3.4
    • Families w/ older children: 3.6
    • Singles/Friends: 3.8
    • Groups: 3.2
  • Health Rating:
  • Price: $$$$
  • Year Built: 2008
  • Ship Size: L
  • Total Cabins: 1,503
  • Restaurants: 4
  • Pools: 4

How it Ranks: Carnival Splendor ranks #15 out of 24 Carnival Cruise Lines Cruise Ships based on an analysis of expert and user ratings, as well as health ratings.

Experience one of the most innovative ships at sea, the Carnival Splendor. This incredible floating resort offers guests everything from an outdoor poolside theater, to an expanded kid-friendly Camp Carnival. Guests can also experience the luxurious 21,000-square-foot spa that features a state-of-the-art fitness center, a thalassotherapy pool, therapy suites and 68 spa staterooms with private access and amenities at the spa. With four swimming pools, 22 lounges and bars and numerous dining choices, the Carnival Splendor is one ship that's a destination in its own right.

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Carnival Splendor Cabins

Carnival Splendor offers a wide range of accommodation options. Browse cabins to find the stateroom that suits your needs.

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Carnival Splendor Deck Plans

Carnival Splendor contains 13 decks. Find out which features are available on each Carnival Splendor deck.

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Disclaimers about ship ratings: A ship's Health Rating is based on vessel inspection scores published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). If a ship did not receive a CDC score within 24 months prior to the calculation of its Overall Rating, its Health Rating appears as N/A; in such a case, the ship's Overall Rating is calculated using the average Health Rating of all CDC-rated ships within the cruise line. All ship Traveler Ratings are based on ratings provided under license by Cruiseline.com.