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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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TheCapnvideo
1 Review
Member Since 2015
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
MamaFuzz
1 Review
Member Since 2015
My family of four (husband and two twenty-something boys) wanted an inexpensive, short-ish Caribbean cruise. We were ... Read more
EricaM123
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Definitely get what you pay for. The cruise ship is outdated and randomly smells like sewer. I stayed in an interior ... Read more
cruzzza
2 Reviews
Member Since 2002
1,053 Forum Posts
Let me preface this review by saying that this was my 12th Carnival cruise, my DH’s 11th, and my girls’ 3rd ... Read more
Pamelagreg
1 Review
Member Since 2015
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

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TexCrsr
1 Review
Member Since 2008
68 Forum Posts
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
tlopz
3 Reviews
Member Since 2012
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
wdwmom
1 Review
Member Since 2005
1 Forum Post
Living only an hour from the port, we look forward to our Christmas Carnival cruise, however this year's cruise may ... Read more
v3cruiser
2 Reviews
Member Since 2013
156 Forum Posts
----Hotel: ------ Hampton Inn, Convention Center. We have had some doosies over the years but wow! What a great hotel. ... Read more
t5825db
1 Review
Member Since 2011
Ship information - Elation is one of the older ships in Carnival's fleet (1998) and it shows. Out toilet would not ... Read more

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slincoln
1 Review
Member Since 2014
22 Forum Posts
This cruise on the elation included myself, my partner, my mother, and my stepfather. My partner and I have cruised ... Read more
tomsuelaw
4 Reviews
Member Since 2008
650 Forum Posts
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
Mutumbojimbo
2 Reviews
Member Since 2010
586 Forum Posts
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
dridgel
1 Review
Member Since 2014
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
snydesb
1 Review
Member Since 2014
3 Forum Posts
I have cruised with Carnival before and had wonderful times so I was excited to share this experience with the first ... Read more

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BigTos
1 Review
Member Since 2014
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
tcnaron
1 Review
Member Since 2014
1 Forum Post
We took the Elation from New Orleans to the ports of Cozumel and Progresso. The service we received was exceptional ... Read more
Pennybat
1 Review
Member Since 2014
We decided to cruise Elation for my daughter's college graduation. I usually cruise Royal but this fit our dates and ... Read more
Reenwad
1 Review
Member Since 2006
995 Forum Posts
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
snyderross
1 Review
Member Since 2006
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

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tdnosnhoj11
4 Reviews
Member Since 2012
169 Forum Posts
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
nechole
1 Review
Member Since 2010
1 Forum Post
My trip started out with priority booking that was unexpected but came along with our suite. The NOLA port was one of ... Read more
mishelerenee
1 Review
Member Since 2011
33 Forum Posts
The Buffet food: 5/10. The buffets had overcooked and flavorless foods. Staff: The only excellent service was for the ... Read more
Necessity
1 Review
Member Since 2014
1 Forum Post
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
bamagirl9095
1 Review
Member Since 2011
11 Forum Posts
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

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