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Carnival Elation Cruise Review to Mexico


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

2.0 out of 5
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4 Night Baja Mexico (San Diego Roundtrip)
Sail Date: January 31, 2008
Ship: Carnival Elation
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 9 years ago
The ship was clean as possible with so many slovenly passengers on board. Really - people do you act like that at home? There did not seem to be many activities for active healthy people. Of course there is a gym with treadmills and a 150 meter track, but too many walkers to allow for a good run. The weight machines were limited but high quality. Food was adequate and the wait staff great. The entertainment was embarrassing. Every song sounded alike from the singers. The stage show was on par with a high school musical. I however blame myself for booking too quickly just to escape four days of the winter at home. We had only been on Holland America and this did not compare to their quality. However, this room was fairly large.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Entertainment

1 out of 5
Boring. We are 49 and athletics are important to participate in, not sit and watch.

Service and Staff

1 out of 5
The cruise director thought volume was the answer to people not being enthused. The uniformed crew was stuck up and stand offish. The stateroom staff was friendly and efficient.

Ship Quality

1 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
5 out of 5
Cabo Wabo was interesting and fun.

Pros: Cabo San Lucas was a pleasant surprise.

Cons: Fellow passengers and a burnt out crew.

Recommends Carnival Elation? No.

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