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Jacksonville Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Destination
Jacksonville

Traveler rating

Excellent

38

Very Good

28

Average

13

Poor

8

Terrible

5

Cruise type

Family Cruises

371

Romantic Cruises

94

First-Time Cruisers

89

Senior Cruises

49

Entertainment Cruises

45

94 Jacksonville Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews


cruiseguyohio avatar

cruiseguyohio

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Last minute cruise with no kids

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This was a last minute booking. I booked on Sep 12th around noon and got in the car to drive South. We like sailing at of Jacksonville as it is not to hateful of a drive from Ohio. We were just looking for a ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Blooma04

1 Review Written

Cruise to nowhere and not even back!

Our cruise experience was doomed from the start. About a week before our cruise hurricane Dorian started forming. As our sale date approached we kept a close eye on the projected path and Carnival‘s website. ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Brandonakirk

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Do something else with your money.

Where to start... 1. Lines, be ready to wait in a lot of them. From dining, boarding and getting off the ship you will spend 10-15% of your awake time standing in some kind of damn line. Also be prepared to have ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Shawnchar16

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing

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 ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Maurice and Milia

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing

This was my wife and I first cruise trip together. Also this was our honeymoon trip. Although we had a small problem with knowing what to bring at the embarkation, we were excited. Everything was amazing. The food ...
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Sail Date January 2019


AtotheJ avatar

AtotheJ

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Such a great time!

This cruise was such a great time and turned out better than I thought it would. I have a few minor complaints but there were minimal compared to the awesome time we had. This ship is 20 years old but did not feel ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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RSWIZARDS

1 Review Written

1ST CARNIVAL CRUISE IN 15 YEARS

2003 was so much better than 2018. Really sad from online check in to the end!!! never heard from carinval even after doing their survey . Some things that was on the daily list to do.never happened. Kids misusing ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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supermayita

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Above and beyond my expectations!

This cruise matched perfectly my kids fall break and it was the reason we chose it. We got the extended balcony Grand Suite and had priority embarkation and debarkation. We are not heavy drinkers so we did not get ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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HallieM

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing!

We LOVED it! My second cruise, my partners first. We had an ocean view room which was perfect for just the two of us. We loved waking up the sunrise every morning. My only complaint would be the food. It wasn’t ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Silence76

1 Review Written

Fantastic cruise

Not all impressions are lasting but Canival Elation Cruise Staff/crew members made sure that my first ever cruise will be memorable. Food was limitless, amazing. The staff went above and beyond to make the cruise ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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shelsid

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

MY FIRST CRUISE.....NOW I'M HOOKED!

Keep in mind I have nothing to compare to, but they sure did make my first time great. The cabins were of decent size, similar to a small hotel room. I chose a cabin with the round window and it had a little nook ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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fourscoops

1 Review Written

Fun, sun, romance, and relaxation

This was our 8th cruise and we were celebrating our 25th anniversary. People ask, “which cruise is your favorite?” I always answer the one I’m on. We had a wonderful time. The crew made us feel special. We ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Leethomas

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Carnival don’t care. At all.

I made my second cruise with Carnival and I’m done with Carnival. I booked this trip as a 30th wedding anniversary for my wife and I. When I booked the cruise they asked if there was a special occasion and I said ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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karen1229

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

One of our BEST vacations EVER!

We had a great cruising vacation!. First let me say to those that frown upon carnival as being the cheap low end cruise line..let me say ..cheap is not the word.. but great value, food, entertainment, service are ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Joecruiser62

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Foggy start, but fantastic cruise

Things started off kind of rocky. We had a 12 pm boarding time and on the drive down from South Carolina, we get notified that the port is closed, next update at 10am. At 10 we get notified that the port is still ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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firecpte11

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruisers who had an Excellent time

My wife and I are first time cruisers, and the Carnival Elation was an excellent choice to get our feet wet. The embarkation was a lengthy process, even with FTTF. We were told that there were passengers who had not ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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harleyfatboy2008

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Had great time at karaoke...people nice...great fun on Holloween...awesome cruise

hey I'm jeff,,,me and my girlfriend sailed this cruise even after reading all the negative reviews bout the elation,,,,well I'm here to say that the ship was beautiful in every way and we had such a great time ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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SherrieandTim

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not a good experience for a first time cruiser.

We smelled burnt oil during this cruise and had power outages. The food on the bar was cold and not good quality,breakfast in particular. The dining room food was ok. Horrible experience at port when we ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Coolme10

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Meh

The shop was very old and outdated. There wasn't much to do with kids except the kids club and pool. The service was great but one of the staff members lost my kids sail and sign card. The food was average nothing ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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KionaShakesnider

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Bunk Beds for Honeymooners

My husband and I chose this cruise because we wanted to visit the Bahamas and the dates lined up perfectly following our wedding. However, when we arrived, we had to wait 2 hours to get into our room after driving ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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pageg17

1 Review Written

26 Helpful Votes

Excellent Vacation

Me and my boyfriend (at the time) wanted to take a vacation that didn't cost us a fortune and would allow us to travel somewhere we had never been before. Of course our first thought was CRUISE! We looked into ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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canes20

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent Getaway

We lost about an hour of lido time due to unloading and loading of supplies on this trip but still embarkation went smoothly. Very nice weather the entire cruise. Juudy was fantastic in taking care of our stateroom. ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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cruise_mojo

6 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Surprised by the consistently slow dining room service.

We usually cruise from Jax once or twice a year. We've always loved the Fascination but were looking forward to the Elation having sailed in Oct on the Ecstasy. Generally, we liked the ship and loved the wood and ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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happyatsea2323

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great staff, old ship !

First warning, we are Platinum and I had a knee scooter due to an ankle injury. The priority embarkation is a free for all. I was literally trampled as they don't actually allow Platinum and Diamond guests to board ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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taylordl

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The worst experience I have ever had on a cruise

The service from top to bottom with exception of steward ( Harold) (that kept our room immaculate). The dinning room staff didnt seem to care the entire 4 day , one night they took so long with my dinner ,the rest ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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