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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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758 Carnival Elation Cruise Reviews

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Garyh52
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We arrived at the terminal on time. Since I have a handicap my wife and I were told to have a seat in an area where ... Read more
vickymenne@yahoo.com
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
1 Forum Post
We are very seasoned cruisers and have done 15 on Carnival and this was actually our second time on the Elation. In ... Read more
tesmith0520
1 Review
Member Since 2012
My husband I have cruised with Carnival for 5 cruises and we have decided that it is time to try something different. ... Read more
NOLAgiant1982
1 Review
Member Since 2014
9 Forum Posts
This surely was a fun vacation! As everyone says, yeah it's a smaller, older ship but still VERY clean, well maintained ... Read more
tacotaco
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We've been on two previous cruises to the Bahamas and were looking for something new to see and do. Our first time in ... Read more

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Lynne95
1 Review
Member Since 2001
1,321 Forum Posts
Boy have we heard all sorts of tales about Carnival, but what we found was a surprising pretty ship, with a wonderful ... Read more
mt234
4 Reviews
Member Since 2011
This cruise aint for everybody--only the sexy people ;-) Really though, this cruise might not be for everyone, but ... Read more
MrChocoholic
6 Reviews
Member Since 2012
58 Forum Posts
Our vacation in New Orleans included this short cruise because my daughter wanted to go on a ship with a water slide. ... Read more
river_raiser
2 Reviews
Member Since 2009
2 Forum Posts
My girlfriend and I didn't expect to take a cruise until 2016, so when she unexpectedly got some vacation time we were ... Read more
TheAimes
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was my very first cruise, we chose it because it was only 5 days since we didn't know how well we would take to ... Read more

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cc116
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was our first cruise ever and we chose a short cheap cruise to test the waters. As the time to sail approached I ... Read more
Leasmanjr
1 Review
Member Since 2015
26 Forum Posts
Although the Elation is an older ship, one could not tell from the asthetics or decor on board. We booked this cruise ... Read more
lhc2266
2 Reviews
Member Since 2007
212 Forum Posts
We had a fabulous time on our recent cruise aboard the Elation. We had a balcony room, V-27, with a partially ... Read more
loriis
2 Reviews
Member Since 2010
The Elation is an older ship with some design quirks, but still a great cruise. First the cons: -Strange design ... Read more
crj_1234
1 Review
Member Since 2015
I am posting this here in hopes that it will help others and also perhaps get the attention of Carnival supervisors. ... Read more

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portocaller
1 Review
Member Since 2010
132 Forum Posts
We were excited the Elation was sailing out of New Orleans because we prefer the Fantasy class ships. We booked in ... Read more
billyde
1 Review
Member Since 2015
I have cruised six times now with Carnival. The ship is very dated, the food not near as good and just the overall vibe ... Read more
hawkman000
1 Review
Member Since 2015
I want to first start this review by letting you know a little about myself and my previous experience cruising. I am ... Read more
kylebcruiser
2 Reviews
Member Since 2015
1 Forum Post
We booked the Elation with limited expectations based on reviews we read. We simply wanted to take a short cruise over ... Read more
lgstovall
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
This was a our annual mid year family vacation. We love cruising and have only ever cruised with Carnival. That has ... Read more

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Teeville
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Sailing on the Carnival Elation can be entertaining and fun as long as you understand that this is a base level cruise ... Read more
momoftrk3
1 Review
Member Since 2013
15 Forum Posts
We just returned from our 5th cruise with Carnival (3rd on the Elation). It was by far the best one we have ever done. ... Read more
dntgobime
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was my families first cruise. There was nine of us total. My wife and I, our four kids (22,19,18,14), son-in-law ... Read more
ScubaJen1
1 Review
Member Since 2011
Hubby and I have sailed on this same ship and itinerary twice. I said I wouldn't do it again, but the second time was ... Read more
budhakitty
1 Review
Member Since 2015
17 Forum Posts
This was our third cruise, first with Carnival. We were on a five night cruise on the Carnival Elation out of New ... Read more

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