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Jacksonville Carnival Elation Cruise Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
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1077 reviews
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Carnival Elation Promenade Room P234 Bedroom Area
Carnival Elation Promenade Room P234 Vanity Area
Carnival Elation Promenade Room P234 Handicapped Bathroom
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Carnival Has Cheapened Their Cruises

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dlnjones
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

I sailed with a group of ladies. The dining seated was constantly messed up to keep us together. I realize we had a large group, but what happened to assigned seating. Breakfast in the Imagination Room, we were always told that we had to wait for the rest of the group to show up. We would then look around and find other members of our group already seated. When we asked to be seated close to them, ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View

Traveled with disabled person


BEST BIRTHDAY EVER

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hollieluvs2sail
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Port close to home with easy access. Girls trip to celebrate our birthdays. Wanted to see the Bahamas as we both have seen Mexico. Price was great and reasonable. 2nd time cruising on this same ship. I love Carnival as I have sailed 4 times since 2016. There is lots of live entertainment and I love the way they donate to ST. Jude as I am a cancer survivor. They make it easy for the disabled to ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


Good service, poor ship

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SMac83
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

Cheers package- we had this and it cost us about $617+ for my husband and I. Drinks range from $6.85-$15.00 each. So I’m thinking it’s been worth is as you can purchase water bottles through this as well as coffee (that’s not in main dining and other drinks alcoholic or non) for whatever the reason- drinking water seems really far away the entire time lol. They only have water spouts in the main ...
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Sail Date: March 2019


Great staff, poor debarkation planning

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Ggrainger
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

First time Carnival cruiser. Cruised on holland America multiple times. Inside cabin - roomy and staff was super. Always spotless!! Shows were good though somewhat similar. Comedy was good. . Cruise director was very good. Food on lido was great. Guys burgers were really, really great! Dining room food was good but never hot. After asking to make hotter, they handled it. Panda, our server ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


Bahama girls trip

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syrupcity
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Great to be with an older girls cruise for the long weekend. Friendly service. Food so-so and always only mildly warmed in dining room. Bread very hard. As for entertainment, the dance shows were LOUD electric music with flashing lights. Singers going to the top of voice range which means I had to put hands over ears. Nice costumes and movement around stage. Avoid Kirk as a ...
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Sail Date: March 2019


Horrible Cruise, Terrible Service, Food was Yuck

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GingerSnap35
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

We chose this cruise because the port was close to home and we wanted just a short little long weekend trip. We have cruised before with Carnival, but first time on this ship. We had all levels of cruisers from first timers to platinum cruisers. Getting on the ship was excellent. No complaints, but that's the only positive! Could not get drinks at the bar, completely overlooked several ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


Awesome Cruise

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JennZenn
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

This cruise was so needed after a hard 6 months with my step dad beating cancer, & some other stuff leaving him in a wheelchair. This was a huge family ordeal with 14 of us needing some serious R&R & Carnival Elation did not disappoint. We've cruised together years before, but now some of us had children & significant others. The things I was super impressed with are: -Embarkation & ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Extended Balcony Grand Suite

Traveled with children

Traveled with disabled person


Room location was awful

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RinaR
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

We are frequent cruises and lower our expectations when necessary. The ship itself was well maintained and the food was good. Guys burgers were awesome! Room service was also very good and had many free options and the pay options were not pricey. Our room location was horrible. We were right above the metal machine shop where very loud grinding, hammering of metal and clinking continues from ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Poor Dining Lets Down Experience

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naim_haji
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

My wife and decided to have a last minute get away and thought that the Bahamas cruise on the Elation would be a great choice. Overall we did enjoy our holiday but there were some areas that could be greatly improved on the Elation. The first, and biggest was the food. This started badly and did not improve. My wife ordered a fajita from the pool side taco bar and the beef used was very poor, ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


Amazing

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Shawnchar16
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

Embarkation and disembarkation was very easy..I would recommend FTTF.. Cabin and luggage were ready when you board.. The ship was beautifully maintained.The cabin was very cozy,comfy bed.Our steward Gusti kept the room clean.Cam the cruise director was awesome, he was very entertaining and energetic..Enjoyed the game shows,fun squad had lots of energy as well..There was a variety of places to ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View


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