Carnival Fantasy Cruise Ship Interiors

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    Carnival Fantasy - Ocean View Cabin

    Carnival Fantasy - Ocean View Cabin
    Linda Garrison

    The Carnival Fantasy was built in 1990, but has been significantly refurbished several times since then and looks great. The interiors are a combination of fun, quirky, and comfortable.

    Although the Carnival Fantasy has only 54 balcony cabins, the ocean view cabins are adequate in size and storage space, and the interior cabins are the same size and configuration. The cabin decor is plainer than some of the other Carnival ships. The only issue with the cabins was the darkness of the bathroom. Women will need to use the desk area for makeup application.

    The bars and lounges are diverse and fun. Some have dance floors, and many bars feature live music. Several of the bars are found on the promenade deck, and the indoor seating along the promenade is a good place for people watching. The Universe Lounge is the large show lounge, and the two production shows we saw on our 5-day cruise were excellent.

    The spa is lovely, and the fitness center is large and has great ocean views all the latest equipment.

    Cruise Log from Bahamas Cruise on the Carnival Fantasy

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    Carnival Fantasy - Grand Atrium

    Carnival Fantasy - Grand Atrium
    Linda Garrison

    The soaring Grand Atrium is the central hub of the Carnival Fantasy. The Grand Atrium might not be as "grand" as on newer ships, but for a first-time cruiser, it's very impressive to see on a cruise ship. 

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    Carnival Fantasy - Grand Atrium

    Carnival Fantasy - Grand Atrium
    Linda Garrison

    The Bar in the Grand Atrium is a great place to either watch people or let them watch you. And, the drinks are good, too!

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    Carnival Fantasy - Internet Center

    Carnival Fantasy - Internet Center in Grand Atrium
    Linda Garrison

    In addition to Internet access at this computer center, the Carnival Fantasy also has WiFi available throughout the ship.

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    Carnival Fantasy - Art Gallery

    Carnival Fantasy - Art Gallery
    Linda Garrison

    This lovely art gallery is next to the Grand Atrium on the Carnival Fantasy.

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    Carnival Fantasy - Lego Model

    Carnival Fantasy - Lego Model
    Linda Garrison

    Lego fans will love this model of the Carnival Fantasy! It's quite remarkable.

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    Carnival Fantasy - Elevator Lobby

    Carnival Fantasy - Elevator Lobby
    Linda Garrison

    The Carnival Fantasy is filled with artwork in most of the common areas, like this colorful piece in an elevator lobby.

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    Carnival Fantasy - Jubilee Dining Room

    Carnival Fantasy - Jubilee Dining Room
    Linda Garrison

    The Jubilee and Celebration dining rooms are the two main restaurants on the Carnival Fantasy. The cruise ship also has a buffet, deli, grill, and pizzeria. Two very popular casual eateries are outdoors--the Blue Iguana Cantina and Guy's Burger Joint. 

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    Carnival Fantasy Dining Room

    Carnival Fantasy Dining Room
    Carnival Fantasy (c) Linda Garrison

    The Carnival Fantasy has two almost identical dining rooms on deck 8 that are divided by the galley. The table settings and presentation are very nice.

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    Carnival Fantasy - Pavilion Library

    Carnival Fantasy - Pavilion Library
    Linda Garrison

    The Carnival Fantasy library is quiet and large but doesn't have as many books as some cruise ship libraries on smaller ships. The Carnival Fantasy is a "fun ship", so most of its activities are for groups, couples, or families. Those who love to read can find a quiet corner on the ship to "chill out" if they choose.

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    Carnival Fantasy - Cleopatra's Bar

    Carnival Fantasy - Cleopatra's Bar
    Linda Garrison

    Cleopatra's Bar is found on Atlantic Deck 8 next to the Pavilion Library on the Carnival Fantasy cruise ship.

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    Carnival Fantasy - Via Marina Promenade

    Carnival Fantasy - Via Marina Promenade
    Linda Garrison

    The Carnival Fantasy Via Marina promenade is a large passageway that links several lounges and the casino.

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    Carnival Fantasy - Via Marina Promenade

    Carnival Fantasy - Via Marina Promenade
    Linda Garrison

    The promenade has several nice sitting areas where passengers can enjoy a drink from one of the nearby bars or just some interesting conversation with friends.

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    Carnival Fantasy - Electricity Disco

    Carnival Fantasy - Electricity Disco
    Linda Garrison

    The Electricity Disco and Dance Club is on the promenade deck 9 of the Carnival Fantasy.

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    Carnival Fantasy - Club 21 Casino

    Carnival Fantasy - Club 21 Casino
    Mary Margaret Duncan Jones

    Like most large cruise ships, the casino on the Carnival Fantasy is a popular place for those who love gaming. The casino is only open when the ship is at sea.

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    Carnival Fantasy - 21st Century Bar

    Carnival Fantasy - 21st Century Bar
    Linda Garrison

    The 21st Century Bar is just outside the casino on the Carnival Fantasy.

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    Carnival Fantasy - Bistro

    Carnival Fantasy - Bistro
    Linda Garrison

    Cruise travelers who enjoy specialty coffees, drinks, and snacks will enjoy the Bistro Cafe on the Carnival Fantasy.

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    Carnival Fantasy - Majestic Bar

    Carnival Fantasy - Majestic Bar
    Linda Garrison

    The seating in the Majestic Bar on the Carnival Fantasy is appropriate--it's majestic and comfortable.

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    Carnival Fantasy - Forum Room

    Carnival Fantasy - Forum Room
    Linda Garrison

    The Forum is found aft on deck 9 of the Carnival Fantasy cruise ship. This lounge is used for entertainment and meetings.

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    Carnival Fantasy - Universe Lounge

    Carnival Fantasy - Universe Lounge
    Linda Garrison

     The Universe Lounge is the main show lounge on the Carnival Fantasy cruise ship.

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    Carnival Fantasy - Fitness Center

    Carnival Fantasy - Fitness Center
    Linda Garrison

    Like other Carnival cruise ships, the Carnival Fantasy has an excellent fitness center and spa, with all of the latest equipment. Personal trainers will help you get into shape if you need guidance.