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Carnival Elation Cruise Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
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1097 reviews
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Sofa, table and chair
Parking lot for ship
Bridge we went under leaving Jacksonville
Last sail day, towel animals escaped and relaxed by the pool
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Great Cruise With A Few Hang-up's
"Of course, the nice thing about the endless bubbles is the convenience of not needing to run back and forth to your room and if your drink goes flat- no problem just ask for another one.If your room is on the 7th/E (empress) floor, I would suggest sticking to the front or far back of the ship because it will be quite noisy late into the night...."Read More
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Eh....

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barrelracinchamp
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

The good- The boat was surprisingly well decorated on the inside and was pretty. The cruise director Neil was the funniest and most entertaining cruise director we have ever had. Iwayan our cabin steward was fantastic and the bed was comfy and inside cabin was spacious. Roy, Mario and David our wait staff all were excellent. The bad- I have been on 3 cruises with carnival within the last ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Interior


elated with elation

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cruisr with me
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

first of all i did a cruise for mine and my wifes 25th anniversary (chris and octavia) ....i chose this one because of its destinations....i take my hat off and give a thank you to the entire crew of the ELATION.....first of all to our stateroom attendant JOHN on the 6TH deck......to the cruise director NEIL....we loved the show LOVE and MARRAGE......to the INSPERATION dinning room staff ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Beware the lower front cabins.

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TomAH
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was our 25th Carnival cruise, 43rd overall. The greatest benefit of this "milestone", as Carnival calls it, is a substantial credit when we book another cruise. Once onboard and when when venturing to our room we were surprised to find a white cruise card rather than our normal silver one. White is normally provided to guests with the elite Diamond status, but it will be sometime next year ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Cabin Type: Porthole

Traveled with disabled person


The worst experience ever

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Felita Gibson
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

I was satisfied with the food, the cheifs table was great , our room and room service was great and the comedy show was great every thing else worst the worst it was very boring the music was the worst I've ever seen on any cruise I felt like I was a senior retirement cruise everything was chartered to Caucasians. The employees were very Nonchalant. I will never visit this ship or recommend ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


Carnival Elation needs to do better!

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housingpd
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We took this cruise as a last-minute Father's Day gift, and it was close to home. Embarkation was a disater. We had an 11:30 AM embarkation time, which was not adhered to. As we entered the terminal, we were told we must check our luggage due to the size. This never happened at the other Florida ports. Then, the lines were ridiculous and long, and very few people wore masks. Once we arrived in our ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: Interior


Good Experience

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cruisinwithyou
First Time Cruiser • Age 20s

Amazing cruise with very friendly staff. My favorite spot was the coffee bar, which had amazing coffee and excellent service. One lady named Cherry went out of her way to make each coffee better than the next. She was super sweet to talk to as well. The food was good and the desserts were Fantastic!! If you go do NOT miss the Diva Show or the Rock Show!! it was incredibly and unforgettable. You ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


This was a great cruise!

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CM1984
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We cruised on the Elation 4/23-4/28/2022. We had read so much on social media and Cruise Critic, the positive and the negatives and I was a bit concerned. So you will see here that we enjoyed our experience very much. PRIOR to CRUISE: We stayed the night before at the Crowne Plaza Airport, which provided parking for 7 days within the total cost. $5.00 for each day thereafter. They do NOT ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Disappointed

Review for Carnival Elation to Caribbean - Eastern

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mightykasey14
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

Went to amber cove and grand turk for spring break. If you go on cruises for the food this ship is definitely not for you! The buffet breakfast was just about the same everyday. Eggs were absolutely the worse eggs i have ever seen in my life. The trays with the eggs had atleast a half in of water on top of them. Previous trips on carnival were ok food wise but this one was different. Even ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Ocean View

Traveled with children


Promo cards for pictures

Review for Carnival Elation to Caribbean - Eastern

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Karivas
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

I purchased pix from one of the dinner night, and received a special offer with a butterfly cards which had expire date of 9/30/22 however when I went online the offer had already expired on 3/31/22. Didn't appreciate receiving invalid promo. The pictures were great if was hard to only pick one set, but they are a bit pricey and the special promos help the value but if they are invalid that is not ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Great Time!

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buttons25
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Our family enjoys going on cruises and try and go every year once or twice. Except last year we had 4 canceled on us because of Covid. We have cruised Carnival most of the time. Have been on Royal Caribbean and Norwegian. Carnival is much more family friendly. I read the reviews for the ELATION before they dry docked her last year. WOW! Not good...OUR Service was terrific in the main dining room. ...
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Sail Date: March 2022

Traveled with children


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