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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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682 Carnival Elation Cruise Reviews

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My family of four (husband and two twenty-something boys) wanted an inexpensive, short-ish Caribbean cruise. We were ... Read more
Let me preface this review by saying that this was my 12th Carnival cruise, my DH’s 11th, and my girls’ 3rd ... Read more
Definitely get what you pay for. The cruise ship is outdated and randomly smells like sewer. I stayed in an interior ... Read more
MAKING MEMORIES Pamelagreg
01/15
This was the second cruise that my husband and I have taken... This time we took a great friend along and it was a ... Read more
01/15
Our Family of 6 (us in our mid 40's and 4 kids ages 6-14) plus my parents cruised together on the Elation. We had 2 ... Read more

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01/15
This is our third Carnival cruise and first time out of New Orleans. As many have said, Elation is an older ship, but ... Read more
Living only an hour from the port, we look forward to our Christmas Carnival cruise, however this year's cruise may ... Read more
----Hotel: ------ Hampton Inn, Convention Center. We have had some doosies over the years but wow! What a great hotel. ... Read more
Ship information - Elation is one of the older ships in Carnival's fleet (1998) and it shows. Out toilet would not ... Read more
This cruise on the elation included myself, my partner, my mother, and my stepfather. My partner and I have cruised ... Read more

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We selected this cruise as a graduation present for my wife. When I asked her where she’d like to go, she said ... Read more
We had such a great time on the his cruise. I call it "cruise magic". It's when all the stars aline and things come ... Read more
Carnival Elation left New Orleans Dec. 8th. 2014. Check-in was a breeze and the cabins were ready for us. We stayed on ... Read more
12/14
I have cruised with Carnival before and had wonderful times so I was excited to share this experience with the first ... Read more
As I told the crew on the Carnival Elation, I am writing a review on the awful services provided by Carnival during my ... Read more

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We decided to cruise Elation for my daughter's college graduation. I usually cruise Royal but this fit our dates and ... Read more
12/14
We took the Elation from New Orleans to the ports of Cozumel and Progresso. The service we received was exceptional ... Read more
12/14
This was my ninth cruise, and my fifth with Carnival. The Elation was, bar far, the worst ship I have ever been on. We ... Read more
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

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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
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

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