Not so great on Service.: Carnival Elation Cruise Review by buellblaster
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Not so great on Service.
Destination: Western Caribbean
With all that said, I would like to point out a couple of positive things. The ship was very clean. They had a different cruise director than the holiday. (Steve). Gone were those pesky half hour announcements over the intercom. You could actually sleep in. And the announcements they did make were not in the staterooms. The chocolate buffet was a disappointment. No fountain. Sushi was excellent and fresh. Just wasn't open long enough. There were two bands. Both about same style of music. They were both good but did not play long enough. It seems if you want to stay up late, you have to like disco music.
I would like to mention, we did not have great weather, and there was a lack of things to do since the deck was not the main focus. They did need to find some alternative activities inside.
All in all, my friend loved her first cruise and that was the goal of this trip. She is definately hooked so I have a new cruise partner now. (that was the idea!!) Less
Cabin review: 6CE240 Ocean View
Our cabin was on the very back of the ship. I chose this location so which side we ported on, you could see land. It was very quiet with regard to hallway noise, however, in port they were cleaning or something on the outside of the ship and it was a very loud banging noise. (we needed to get up anyway)There was a pole right in front of our doorway on the hinge side which made it a little tricky to get luggage in and out. However, it was very handy if boat was rocking or you had too much to drink so you could prop yourself up to open the door!! We had plenty of space for two women and one of them a clothes fanatic. My friend made the statement she was very surprised how big the room and the bathroom were. The window is not flat against the ship as on the side and it is set back some in the molding like a deep window frame.Read All Ocean View (6C) Reviews >>
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