Carnival’s Mardi Gras Cruise Ship to Feature Innovative New Staterooms

Carnival Cruise Line has revealed that Mardi Gras which is joining in the fleet in 2020 will arrive with innovative new stateroom designs. The ship will also feature the popular Havana inspired cabins first introduced on the Vista-class.

Innovative Staterooms for New Carnival Cruise Ship

The new Mardi Gras cruise ship will is currently under construction and will join the fleet in 2020 will arrive with new innovative staterooms not seen on any other Carnival cruise ship.

The new design which is being introduced onboard the vessel will be for the interior, ocean view, and balcony staterooms. Thanks to a partnership with DCA Design International based in the UK guests will be able to experience cabins that are ergonomically-friendly offering maximum visual space, clean lines, surfaces, and good storage.

Ben Clement, Carnival’s senior vice president of new builds, said:

“We took a unique approach to our stateroom design with Mardi Gras, utilizing DCA’s design experts who are well known for innovative product design and partnered them with Miami-based interior architect Studio Dado.”

“DCA employed a thoughtful guest-centric approach gleaned from observations of how our guests use their space in conjunction with their vast experience in product design to make the staterooms as comfortable and functional as possible.”

Mardi Gras Rendering
Rendering By: Carnival Cruise Line

Carnival Cruise Line has detailed what exactly the new innovate staterooms will be like and they will even feature new sofas that will transform into a bed:

  • Floor-to-ceiling glass sliding doors on nearly all verandahs for easier balcony access;
  • New sofas that “flip” into a bed and foot stools that open up for storage;
  • Clear glass doors on the in-room mini-refrigerators to see what’s inside;
  • More 110V power outlets and USB connections both on the vanity and by the bed as well as more shelf space to accommodate electronic devices;
  • Flexible bedside reading lamps that allow guests to read without disturbing others;
  • A larger, customizable wardrobe with two pull-out bins, a sliding shoe rack, folding shelves and storage under the bed for luggage.
  • Spacious bathrooms with glass shower doors, a first for the line, along with an in-shower shaving bar.

Dom Hargreaves, sector manager for DCA Design International, said:

“We’ve taken the best practices in new interior design and hotel concepts and applied them to Mardi Gras to create guest-friendly staterooms designed to make guests feel at home.”

“It’s been an incredible opportunity to work with Carnival to enrich the stateroom experience by focusing on both design principles and small details, creating moments of delight for Mardi Gras guests.”

The cruise line has released a new video showcasing the new staterooms and we get to see exactly what all the new features are all about:

In addition to the new interior, ocean view and balcony options Mardi Gras is following in the footsteps of the Vista-class vessels with Havana inspired cabins, Extra-roomy Family Harbor accommodations and Cloud 9 Spa cabins. They were first introduced on Carnival Vista in 2016 and have been a popular option providing extra comfort and space.

The largest ever Carnival ship which will arrive in the Summer of 2020 will offer the largest variety of cabins with 70 percent of all accommodations being an ocean view of having a balcony.

The 180,000-ton vessel will under construction at the Myer Turku shipyard in Finland and will feature the world’s first roller coaster at sea and an exclusive restaurant in partnership with Emeril Lagasse located French Quater zone.

Mardi Gras will debut from Copenhagen, Denmark on August 31, 2020 before heading across the Atlantic ocean for a series of cruises from New York. The huge mega ship will be based out of Port Canaveral for year-round 7-day cruises starting from October 2020.

Rendering: Carnival Cruise Line


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