The Carnival Splendor was built in 2008 and is among Carnival’s 25 ships in its fleet. The Splendor is included in the cruise line’s Splendor Class. In the cruise ship stats below, you’ll find the Carnival Splendor vs all of the other Carnival ships.
How big is the Carnival Splendor? Below, you’ll find all of the relevant cruise ship stats, specs and dimensions for the Carnival Splendor. Included in these statistics are passenger capacity, length, year built, year renovated, cost to build, gross tonnage, engine info, number of rooms, deck counts and more!
Passenger Capacity refers to the total number of people that the Carnival Splendor can accommodate. Of course, there are also crew members on board. Below, find the total onboard capacity, including staff and cruise guests.
Carnival Avg: 3,868 guests
Carnival Splendor Passenger Capacity: The passenger capacity for the Carnival Splendor is 3,734 guests. The average capacity for the 25 active ships in Carnival’s fleet is 3,868 passengers. The passenger capacity range for all Carnival ships has a minimum of 2,606 guests and a maximum of 6,630 passengers.
Carnival Avg: 1,185 staff
Carnival Splendor Crew Members: Staff on the Carnival Splendor include 1,150 crew members. That’s a guest to staff ratio of 3.1:1. The average Carnival ship includes 1,185 employees and has a passenger to staff ratio of 3.1:1.
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How long is the Splendor? From end to end, the Carnival Splendor length equals 952 feet (291 meters). Compare that to the average ship length of all 25 active vessels in Carnival’s fleet, measuring 964 feet (294 meters).
Carnival Avg: 964 feet
The smallest Carnival ship (in terms of length) measures 855 feet (261 meters) from end to end. The longest vessel spans 1130 feet (345 meters).
Our chart below shows the length of the Carnival Splendor vs all other active Carnival ships.
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When was the Carnival Splendor Built? The Carnival Splendor was built in 2008 and joined the cruise line’s Splendor Class.
Carnival includes 25 active ships. The oldest in the fleet was built in 1991. The average Carnival ship is 15 years old and the median build date for all active ships is 2005
Carnival Avg: 2007
When was the last Carnival Splendor Dry Dock? The Carnival Splendor experienced dry dock improvements in 2019.
Renovations included the following: The Carnival Splendor was refurbished In November of 2019. The dry dock was completed in Singapore and cost $60 million. During this time, the Splendor experienced a FunShip 2.0 renovation complete with Serenity Retreat, Alchemy Bar, RedFrog Pub, Guy's Burger Joint and an overhaul of the waterpark, including a free-fall water slide. The ship was refurbished in preparation for the Australian market.
The Carnival Splendor has a total of 13 passenger decks. The lowest level available to guests is Deck 1. The highest passenger deck is Deck 14.
What does the Carnival Splendor offer in terms of “things to do?” The ship features 13 restaurants, 6 bars, 38 activities, and 8 other features for your enjoyment.
Click below to access deck plans for the Carnival Splendor. The resulting page will provide a floor plan and summary of all “things to do” offered on that level of the ship.
You will find the Carnival Splendor Casino on Deck 5 of the ship.
You will find the Carnival Splendor Buffet on Deck 9 & 10 of the ship.
The Carnival Splendor experienced dry dock improvements in 2019. Renovations included the following: The Carnival Splendor was refurbished In November of 2019. The dry dock was completed in Singapore and cost $60 million. During this time, the Splendor experienced a FunShip 2.0 renovation complete with Serenity Retreat, Alchemy Bar, RedFrog Pub, Guy's Burger Joint and an overhaul of the waterpark, including a free-fall water slide. The ship was refurbished in preparation for the Australian market.
The ship belongs to the Carnival class of ships known as the Splendor class.
The ship features 13 restaurants, 6 bars, 38 activities, 2 shows and 8 other venues for your enjoyment. You can click on our ship deck plans or details pages for a full list of activities, sorted by feature type.
The Carnival Splendor has a total of 13 passenger decks. The lowest deck is Level 1. The upper most passenger deck is Level 14.
We're often asked how many passengers are on the Carnival Splendor. The ship's capacity is 3,734. When comparing the occupancy to the average Carnival passenger capacity, you'll find that the average ship in the fleet holds 3,868 guests. Feel free to look at our graph above to see where this ship falls in line with all other live Carnival ships.
Each of Carnival's ships offers a unique layout with features and activities catered to all. Whether the Carnival Splendor is right for you will depend on your individual preferences. Do you prefer a larger or smaller ship with many or fewer guests? Are you hoping for many family activities or entertainment options for an older clientele. Our deck maps layout and activities list provide a helpful guide to what you'll find on board. Feel free to explore the see if this ship is suited towards your preferences.
From end to end, the Spectrum of the Seas length equals 952 feet (291 meters). Compare that to the average ship length of all , active vessels in Carnival fleet, measuring 964 feet (294 meters). Please see our size comparison chart above to see how this ship falls in line with all other active ships in the fleet.
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