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Carnival Elation Cruise Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
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1080 reviews
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Carnival Elation Promenade Room P234 Bedroom Area
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Lousy food and poor service.
"When we came back to our room after dinner, the room was not straightened and all of our wet towels were still sitting on the bathroom floor.We came back from a beach excursion with wet towels...."Read More
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Review for Carnival Elation to Caribbean - Eastern

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brandi80z
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

The first evening at dining I had asked for a Caesar salad they bring me a salad with anchovie sauce!!! Then later that night I had turned on the faucet yellow water was coming out. I decided to go to dining waiting a half hour before my appetizer even comes! Then to top it off they don't social distance some people were wearing masks as other DIDNT CARE!!!When we were on the elevator we had seen ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Traveled with disabled person


Just off Elation

Review for Carnival Elation to Caribbean - Eastern

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breadandbutter
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

Elation day 1 From parking to 1st drink took 1 hour. Mega problems getting the app to work and we tried on 3 different devices. Port holes/ inside room M2 It's very sparse and basic, not a problem for 5 days, but I wouldn't dig it for longer. No settee or chair in room. Hardly any storage space in the bathroom, just 1 shelf. I took a hanging toilet bag, which was a good move. ...
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Sail Date: October 2021


Great Cruise On Older Ship

Review for Carnival Elation to Caribbean - Eastern

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josebetzy
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The Elation was renovated in 2017. The ship is beautiful. We stayed in extended balcony cabin. The room was very nice, comfortable and everything worked perfectly. This ship is smaller compared to the newer ones yet it offered excellent service throughout. The food was very good even though the choices are somewhat limited. No Crème Brule. We selected formal dinning this time. The dinning venues ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Balcony


Great Cruise With A Few Hang-up's

Review for Carnival Elation to Caribbean - Eastern

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Yogibearadventure
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

We truly loved our experience onboard the Carnival Elation last week! This was my husband's 43rd cruise and my 23rd. There were some hang up's with this trip, but the overall sailing was really nice. It was definitely much better than the MSC cruise we took almost three weeks ago. Carnival has a large fleet of ships, but Port Canaveral only has a few options at this time because a few of the ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Traveled with disabled person


Welcome Back

Review for Carnival Elation to Caribbean - Eastern

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Solo1959
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This 5 night cruise to Nassau and Amber Cove was Carnival Elation's premier cruise following the shut down. It was one of the nicest cruises I have taken. Perhaps not the best cruise, but certainly the most welcome cruise. From start to finish it seemed that the staff was charged with one mission: to make everybody happy. Carnival wanted to get his one right, and I believe they did. On ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Ocean View


Family vacay

Review for Carnival Elation to Bahamas

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Bmcmunn
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

We planned a 5 day trip to Disney and decided to take a cruise. Family of 5. My husband 40, myself 40, daughter 19, son 14, and youngest daughter 8. I had no preconceived thoughts. My first cruise. I would have rather just take the money spent on this cause and booked a week long vacation at Destin, FL. The room was spacious and it accommodated us just fine. We really enjoyed our private balcony. ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Grand Vista Suite

Traveled with children


Very Disappointed

Review for Carnival Elation to Bahamas

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Kariane
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

My husband and I have done many cruises and this was our third carnival cruise. The food was awful and cold breakfast and dinner regardless of eating at the tiny buffet or dining room. It seemed like there wasn't enough crew to take care of the guests on board. The ladies room on the pool deck only had two stalls and one was broken from the moment we got on board. The pool was rusted and not ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Interior


Take the ship out of rotation

Review for Carnival Elation to Caribbean - Eastern

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LesaT1228
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

We were 1st time cruisers and chose this one because of the short length incase we didnt like it. We left 3 hours late from the port because the crew was still loading supplies. Then as we shoved off the was a medical emergency and had to go back. Then the boat couldn't get up to cruising speed and we were in rough waters. You felt every wave as we were only going 10-11 knots, we were told ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Junior Suite

Traveled with children


Don’t go on Ship

Review for Carnival Elation to Caribbean - Eastern

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silverado1019
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

the boat was 3 hours late. We got on the boat around 12 pm when we were supposed to be on at 8-9am. We stayed at the port until 6pm with nothing to do you couldn’t smoke or gamble while the ship was docked. They said we were delayed because of a medical issue with a guest. They said we had to turn around.we never left the dock! Oh and we couldn’t eat and the pool and two front jacuzzis were not ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Not a Good Experience

Review for Carnival Elation to Caribbean - Eastern

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sdvenable
2-5 Cruises • Age 20s

Let me first start off by saying we departed the port 3hrs late!!! I already had reservations when arriving at the port because the boat was smaller and looked older. The boat’s stops were Amber Cove and Grand Turk. As we were attempting to leave the port someone had a medical emergency (I had no problem with that but will explain my frustration). We set sail on Sat and were at sea on Sun. ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Interior Upper/Lower


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