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Carnival Elation Review

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Review for Carnival Elation to the Mexican Riviera
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First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

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Sail Date: Dec 2015
Cabin: Ocean View
Traveled with children

The room and service were the best. The staff does go above and beyond. The food for lunch is your typical hot dogs and hamburgers. The breakfast is probably the worst, the eggs are runny, omelettes are super oily. Fresh fruit is beat up pears and apples and canned peaches. The mongolian wok was good but close to an hour wait. There were long lines for the food every day I was there. The pizza was not good and they could have probably thawed frozen pizzas and those would have been better.

The activities are not anything new or entertaining. The shore excursion was too rushed, I dont need an hour to shop, i would rather have an hour longer at the beach. There is only one kids pool and its full of kids. The service, our room was cleaned twice per day and he was very friendly. The waiters are also super friendly. The photographers are a bit pushy and rude.

Cabin Review

Ocean View

Cabin 6B

The cabin was nice and clean and had enough room for 2 adults and 2 kids.

Port Reviews

New Orleans

had a great time walking in the city.


Great service, close to port, great food.


Food was not great, could have used more time at the beach. Service was great. Guide was excellent.

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