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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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672 Carnival Elation Cruise Reviews

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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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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
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

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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
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

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