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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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702 Carnival Elation Cruise Reviews

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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 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
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
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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12/14
We took the Elation from New Orleans to the ports of Cozumel and Progresso. The service we received was exceptional ... Read more
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
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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