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Carnival Elation Review

4.0 / 5.0
1,118 reviews

Need a vacation from my Elation Vacation

Review for the Bahamas Cruise on Carnival Elation
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

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Sail Date: Apr 2023
Cabin: Ocean View
Traveled with children

This cruise is entirely too small for the people that they pack in. The food lines were extreme, so you end up eating at odd hours to cut down your wait times. But there was always a wait. I waited 20 mins for a Turkey sandwich which when I bit into it, a large glob of fat was like bouncing rubber.

There is only one very small pool for the entire ship and it is constantly packed. The water slides are wonderful for the kids but the flooring is SO hot that you really need water shoes. Everyone kept falling, adults and kids, because of the slippery flooring. There is absolutely nowhere to sit on days at sea so just stand on the side instead of stalking people that are getting up.

The ship was SO rocky that many, many people were sick. It is just a smaller boat. I ended up taking a Dramamine to knock myself out because of the constant motion. I was awoken at 3am to a pan dropping again (see below) so my rest was short lived.

Cabin Review

Ocean View

Oh my - we were on the 7th floor directly under the galley. We were awoken all night to third shift loudly rolling carts, dropping pans and washing things in what had to be a large metal sink. We notified the guest services each time only to hear that it would get better the next night. It didn’t. We were all exhausted because the kitchen service was even louder during the day so a nap was also out.

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