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Carnival Elation Review

4.0 / 5.0
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1069 reviews
2 Awards

Look for a newer, larger ship

Review for Carnival Elation to the Eastern Caribbean
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2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

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Sail Date: Nov 2019
Cabin: Balcony

I convinced my husband to go on a cruise for our 20th anniversary. I am now afraid I will never get him on another one. First, let me say that service, room steward, food were wonderful! I loved going to the dining room every night. The buffet food was ok, it’s just massed produced food, nothing spectacular. Guy Fieri’s Burger restaurant was great. The problem with the ship is the constant rocking. It is a smaller ship and habitual cruisers were saying this was the reason why (though a few said they heard it had a broken stabilizer). We had calm seas and you would stumble between the walls walking down the corridors to your stateroom. The decor is outdated and a little garish, more suited to a Vegas casino than a ship going to tropical locals. If I can get him on my dream Alaskan cruise I will definitely look for a larger, wider, newer ship.

Cabin Review


Smaller, outdated but clean and comfortable. Great room stewards.

Port Reviews

Amber Cove (Puerto Plata)

We did the VIP Dolphin swim at Ocean World. This was such a wonderful experience. A once in a lifetime!

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