First Time Cruiser - Nervous After Reading Negative Reviews: Carnival Elation Cruise Review by bearypurplelady
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First Time Cruiser - Nervous After Reading Negative Reviews
Destination: Western Caribbean
The crew was fantastic and friendly. Our cabin steward got to know us on a first name basis from day one and was very eager to make sure that we were comfortable and all our needs were met. The statements about the ship not being clean - the crew was constantly cleaning!! Our cabins were cleaned twice each day and when they were not cleaning rooms, they were washing down the walls in the hallways, scrubbing floors, mopping, etc. There were also claims that none of them were friendly and would not even speak to you. Again, simply false! Every time you pass a staff member in the hallway, they would always acknowledge you and speak to you. The food service More was great - again, debunking claims that service was not good. They were always right there to refill glasses, take away plates, clear the table, etc.
We enjoyed it so much that we booked future cruises with them. I would advise any first time cruisers to not always go by the negative reviews because everyone's perception is different. If you go looking for things to complain about, I am sure you will find them. However, if you are looking for a nice, affordable, great, relaxing time - then go and don't care what everyone else thinks and make it what you want!! We did and I am so glad!! Less
Cabin review: 4D Interior
We were quite surprised at the space we had in our cabin. It was myself, my husband, and our son all in one cabin and we had plenty of room. The closet space was bigger and roomier than expected also.Read All Interior (4D) Reviews >>
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