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Carnival Elation Review

4.0 / 5.0
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1092 reviews
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Disappointed

Review for Carnival Elation to the Eastern Caribbean
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mightykasey14
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

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Sail Date: Apr 2022
Cabin: Ocean View
Traveled with children

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 the pizza was very bland with little to no taste. I almost threw up 2 nights in the ‘fancy’ dining. They had fried country chicken on night and i thought theres no way they can mess that up….. chicken crust was in chewable and was like eating rubber. THE ONLY THING GOOD WAS GUYS BURGERS! They were really good! Food was made fresh and was the highlight of our eating. Drinks were overpriced just a can mtn dew ran close to $4. Also the casino was almost laughable: Card tables had automatic shufflers and would almost bet there were not shuffling at all. Unbelievable hits for dealers and 90% bust rate for players. And the slots were tighter than i have ever seen. The carnival crew was great except for 1 guy that was a arrogant someone. Our housekeeper armando was great as well! Amber cove was great! Friendly people and the waterfalls were amazing. Grand turk people we not friendly and dirty. Margaritaville was our day there. We though the food was going to be good but they didnt have half the menu. Tvs hardly ever worked, even on clear days was consistently searching for signal. We have another cruise booked on a newer ship this summer with carnival and we are optomistic it will be better. Choose wisely

Cabin Review

Ocean View

Cabin old, but was clean. Tvs only worked 10% of the time

Port Reviews

Amber Cove (Puerto Plata)

Waterfalls were great! Do not do if you have health issues. Quite the walk up the mountain

Grand Turk

People were rude! Margarittaville only had half their menu available

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