This new cruise ship from Carnival Cruise Line will feature more than 180 suites across 11 styles. The suites include the new premium category Carnival Excel suites with select amenities and access to a new resort-style, open-air enclave called Loft 19.
New Premium Level Carnival Excel Suites
The new premium suite level on Mardi Gras includes the following 32 suites in four categories:
Carnival Excel Presidential Suite –Two Presidential Suites – the largest in the fleet – located on Deck 17 that feature spacious living, dining and sleeping areas along with the fleet’s most expansive balconies with vast sea views, large sunbed and lounging areas, as well as a private outdoor hot tub and shower. These suites also include access to the spa’s thermal suite and the Havana pool area.
Carnival Excel Aft Suite – Twelve suites overlooking Summer Landing and boasting separate living rooms and bedrooms with large wraparound balconies offering impressive ocean views, as well as a private outdoor hot tub and areas for al fresco dining and relaxing.
Carnival Excel Corner Suite – Twelve suites on the port and starboard sides of the ship featuring separate sleeping and lounging areas, a wet bar and wraparound balconies with lounging and dining areas.
Carnival Excel Suite – Six suites on Decks 10, 11 and 12 with sleeping, dining and relaxing areas. The spacious balconies include loungers and a dining area.
All suites onboard Mardi Gras will include an amenities package that includes priority boarding and debarkation, priority main dining room seating, plush bathrobes and bottled water upon arrival.
Guests staying in the 32 Carnival Excel suites will enjoy standard suite amenities plus the following:
- Unlimited access to Loft 19
- Dedicated concierge phone line
- Guaranteed specialty dining times (with the exception of Bonsai Teppanyaki and the Chef’s Table)
- Complimentary Bottomless Bubbles soda package, room service and laundry
- Sparkling wine and fresh fruit basket upon arrival
- Upgraded bathroom amenities
- View Prices on Cruises on Carnival’s Mardi Gras
Mardi Gras is currently under construction at the Meyer Turku shipyard in Turku, Finland. The cruise ship is slated to enter service in Europe August 31, 2020, before repositioning to New York for a series of voyages. After a few cruises in New York, the ship will shift to Port Canaveral for year-round seven-day Caribbean cruises beginning in October 2020.