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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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705 Carnival Elation Cruise Reviews

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Compared to Royal cruisentn
05/15
This is our second cruise. The first being on the Royal Caribbean Serenade of the Seas. It's not an apples to apples ... Read more
Carnival Elation Victoriarose529
05/15
The carnival elation is a wonderful cruise for anyone who is ready to have a good time with family and friends, or just ... Read more
This was my husband and I's 7th cruise, 5th with Carnival. Our two children (8,7) had cruised last year and this was ... Read more
04/15
This trip is our 5th sailing. We have been on Carnival, Norwegian Cruise Line and Princess before. We stayed in a ... Read more
Carnival was great! Carolannmaier
04/15
Had a very good time and everything worked out well. My husband needed wheel chair assistance to get on and off of ship ... Read more

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04/15
The Carnival Elation is a good ship even though it is a smaller one. This was my 6th cruise, my 3rd on Carnival. I ... Read more
I have nothing to compare this to since this was our first cruise. We purchased FTTF (Faster to the Fun) and found it ... Read more
First off I'd like to state I've gone on 11 cruises on a Carnival ship, 7 on the Elation. That being said, it is not ... Read more
04/15
I went into my first cruise with extremely low expectations. It was my final college Spring Break week; I figured it ... Read more
04/15
Great Ship. Very clean for her age. Loved that most of the 2.0 stuff was not on it yet. The youth staff was not good at ... Read more

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Recently I took an adventure with my family to Mexico from Port New Orleans. The cruise was awful from the beginning. ... Read more
04/15
So normally I'm a huge researcher when it comes to vacations as I don't have much to spend on them and I want the most ... Read more
03/15
This was only my second cruise, I'd cruised on the Norweigen Sky before, for a 3 day cruise 3 years ago. I loved the ... Read more
Great First Cruise! amberdarcey
03/15
This was my first cruise. Staff was GREAT, especially dining staff (GORAN!) Food was exquisite. I probably gained 10+ ... Read more
Pros: The staff on the cruise are so nice and work so hard. Really enjoyed the dining room style meals and ... Read more

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02/15
Very disappointed in this cruise. Food was average at best. Breakfast was good, lunch was tolerable, and dinner, ... Read more
Smooth Sailing! Thanatos340
02/15
My better half and I took our first cruise on the Carnival Elation out of new Orleans. It was an overall great ... Read more
AWESOME! yayyaymexico
02/15
as a first time cruiser, everyone said you will be hooked! We were. Loved every moment of it! my husband being an old ... Read more
Background Info: My husband and I booked this cruise as a Christmas gift for my parents. This was their first cruise ... Read more
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02/15
Just returned from a wonderful five day cruise on the Carnival Elation. This was my fourth cruise but only the second ... Read more

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Pros and cons Kaczka77
01/15
This was my first cruise , and ....It really depends what you want. I am a person who wants to relax and enjoy beach, ... Read more
First cruise sonshine1978
01/15
as a first time cruiser, we enjoyed it very much!! the people onboard are so helpful with everything...the Elation is ... Read more
This is the first time I cruised with Carnival. I had a good time and we enjoyed the cruise. As to specifics, here is ... Read more
My family of four (husband and two twenty-something boys) wanted an inexpensive, short-ish Caribbean cruise. We were ... 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

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