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Carnival Elation Review

4.0 / 5.0
Editor Rating
1092 reviews
2 Awards

Crappy Cruise for the most part

Review for Carnival Elation to the Western Caribbean
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2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Oct 2011
Cabin: Ocean View

Pre-embarkation was a bit rough, Plain signs in Mobile - tips not required, although we do tip I was a bit taken back by the porter that looked at the money I gave him and the number of bags like it wasn't enough.

Food was nothing to write home about and the next nights menus seemed to have leftovers cooked in a different manner. Food was not hot nor tasty or exciting. I had read on cruise critic prior to going on this boat that the food was not that good. I thought maybe it was just a bad cruise......not so, it was the same for our cruise.

Wait staff - our main water was very attentive, the assistant was gone often which created hardship on " NI " our waiter.

Cabin Review

Ocean View

Cabin 6E

cabin was in a good location until they activated the pods to steer into port. Over all good value, good location on The Empress deck and near the atrium.

Port Reviews


second time here, this time we took a cab to almost the end of the strip.....seems like the cabs know where to drop you lol.......right at a jewelry store, although they do give you free beer and tequila its kind of annoying.

Went to Senor Frogs again this trip, was not impressed they seem to be getting greedy and trying to sell you anything and everything. Although it is a fun atmosphere. Watch out for the "shots" they aren't free..........$7 for two

shopping can be a challenge here, the store owners worry the crap out of you as you walk by.

Its time to go somewhere else now........

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