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Jacksonville to the Eastern Caribbean Carnival Elation Cruise Reviews

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Not much to do

Review for Carnival Elation to Caribbean - Eastern

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kassimer1
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We have cruised many times and this was the worse ship ever. There was nothing to do. Our room was an interior. I usually love interior rooms because they are so dark it makes sleeping easy. Not on this ship. There is a big crack all around the door letting the hallway light spill in. The way the bed was set up every time I rolled over light was shining in my face. The room was stated for 4 ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Interior


Small ship did not disappoint

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Qchell
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

It's been a number of years since we sailed on a Fantasy class ship, but I recalled the pace feeling less frantic, not feeling crowded and having incredible service. Elation did not disappoint and reaffirmed those remembrances. There was never a venue, dining room, bar, deck, etc that we were unable to easily find a seat in. Service was generally top notched and there was always something to ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Interior


Smaller ship - longer cruise!

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pacefamily
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We wanted to do a week cruise on one of the smaller ships...thus we chose the Elation for the job. Normally this ship runs to the Bahamas, which we have actually taken on her. We were onboard prior to the refit - which was a surprising uplift to the vessel. Since our adult daughter was coming along, we got a suite for the obvious extra room...good move. The Grand Suite was a bit smaller than ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Cabin Type: Grand Suite

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Older is Okay

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allenray
10+ Cruises • Age 90s

Jacksonville is a convenient drive-to port, and we had not been aboard the Carnival Elation previously. Booking our first back-to-back cruises, total 10 days, we were optimistic that we would not be bored. As 80+ though active passengers, we especially appreciate the perks of being "platinum" Carnival cruisers. With early check in, we went directly to our prepared cabin to unload minimal ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Cabin Type: Ocean View


old worn ship

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countrydave
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

chose this trip for convenience and price i guess....i can't recommend this ship......needs a remodeling, badly. the smell of raw sewage near the end was sickening, of course, and.should never be allowed. the bedding was beyond worn out. it was our third cruise with carnival in twelve months and overall we enjoyed the first two more. I've found carnivals crews to be friendly and hard working, ...
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Sail Date: November 2016

Cabin Type: Ocean View


We got what we paid for.

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tonyvikki
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

First if you are wanting a classy cruise, THIS IS NOT IT! The ship is old but clean. Our bed was comfortable but our friends bed was hard and not comfortable at all. We had a picture tube television in our room, kinda weird. The food was not very good. The food at dinner was so so quality. It seemed to all taste the same each night. Steak was tough one night but ok another night. The stage ...
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Sail Date: November 2016

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Bang for the Buck

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Barnhartopia
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

We are relatively new to cruising but have quickly fallen in love with the spoiled lifestyle on the ships. This is our 3rd cruise in 2 years and we are going again in December. We have only gone on Carnival at this point because it seems they have had the best price every time we looked. This ship was in fair condition. It has a lot of damage to the decor in the Tiffany;s eating area on the Lido ...
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Sail Date: September 2016

Cabin Type: Interior


Honeymooners

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DeltaMu
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

We chose this cruise as our honeymoon. We had a great time - except for when my husband lost his wedding ring at Half Moon Cay. Due to searching the ocean for 2 hours we got really sunburned, so we spent most of our time on the ship. We didn't have any excursions planned, but decided to walk around the second port of call on our agenda, Nassau. I honestly hated it. The locals were incredibly pushy ...
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Sail Date: June 2016


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