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As the parade of new ships continues and major cruise lines construct increasingly grandiose vessels each year, there is the tendency to neglect attractive ships that are not among the most recent to enter the ...
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664 Carnival Elation Cruise Reviews

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Cruised from New Orleans to Progreso and Cozumel on the Elation with my two sons who are in their 30's. We booked a ... Read more
After reading some of the reviews on these boards, I felt like I might not be thrilled with this ship. Well... I'm here ... Read more
My trip started out with priority booking that was unexpected but came along with our suite. The NOLA port was one of ... Read more
The Buffet food: 5/10. The buffets had overcooked and flavorless foods. Staff: The only excellent service was for the ... Read more
The kids (9 & 14) come to visit every summer, and this year we surprised them with a cruise! This was also hubby's ... Read more

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09/14
I realize I'm reviewing a 2 year old cruise, but that's the last cruise we went on! The Elation needs to be ... Read more
First cruise flysqd2001
09/14
This was my first "real" cruise on any ship; while the Elation is a bit older & smaller thank most ships my wife ... Read more
We booked our cruise on the Carnival Elation at the last minute for Spring break 2011. We drove to the port of Mobile ... Read more
I had never been on a cruise before so I was a bit skeptical about the whole thing. But, I'm happy to say that it ... Read more
Before I left I read these worthless reviews and expected something horrible. My experience couldn't be further than ... Read more

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If a humid rooms, sewer smelling hallways, drunks and bland food is your game then this ship has it in spades! This is ... Read more
09/14
Plenty of food, but was just, "okay", nothing to rave about. Pool?? DISGUSTING!!! No bigger than a bath tub, have to ... Read more
Have been on two cruises and the first was wonderful. This one on the Elation was terrible! The glass elevators were ... Read more
08/14
We had a wonderful time on the Elation August 9-14. There were good and less-than-good things about it, but as we said ... Read more
First off - a cruise is exactly what you make of it. This is our third time sailing on the Elation and her sister ship, ... Read more

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Trip Sucked! tiepet
08/14
We got back from our trip to Cozumel & Progreso on July 26, this entire cruise sucked! It was a total ... Read more
First Solo Cruise truckcamper
08/14
This was my first cruise, and it was a solo cruise. I do not have any standards to compare, but that being said, this ... Read more
08/14
My wife, 20 year old daughter, and I just returned from the Carnival Elation cruise on July 26th. We were all extremely ... Read more
So, we just got off or ship yesterday, with me and my husband and 4 kids. *The embarkation process on the ship went ... Read more
First of all, we have not cruised in about seven years, and this ended up being a spur of the moment booking within two ... Read more

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Disappointed Tigerfanck
07/14
I should start by saying the only other cruise line I have sailed in is Disney. I prepared myself before hand not to ... Read more
The week before we took our cruise on the Carnival Elation, we made the mistake of reading the reviews on here and were ... Read more
We were so excited to be going on our FIRST cruise together and what better time than our Honeymoon!! I immediately ... Read more
Just got back from a 5 night cruise on the Carnival Elation down to Cozumel and Progresso. I cruised with a friend of ... Read more
Back on the Raft BayouBuckeye
07/14
This was our third cruise on the Elation, THIS YEAR. We have cruised on this ship many times, its not our favorite, but ... Read more

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