Carnival Elation Cruise Review to Mexico

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3 out of 5

GREAT Cruise for people who like cruises

Sail Date: May 22, 2008

Reviewed: 8 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Oceanview

The ship was a bit old, upgrades in the in the room are recommended. Overall cruise was fine if you enjoy cruises, my husband liked it, me not so much. If you are lazy and like to be told what to do on a vacation this is the place you need to go to. Ridiculous 20mins drill to start off your vacation is mandatory on the ship before leaving port, dinner seating times are arranged with other strangers at a huge table...you do not get your own table seating so if you are anti-social this is not the place for you since you will most likely have to make conversation with your other ship mates.

Cons: Being stuck on a ship

Recommends Carnival Elation? Yes!

Cabin / Stateroom
Room decor was poor, and comfort was poor as well, definetely need upgrades.
Ship Quality
Ship was clean but old looking
Food and Dining
Dining times was good and food was satisfying, my complaint would be the times of the buffet, did not run 24 hours and ended at specific times which was very unconvinient.
Service and Staff
Staff quality was nice but didn't really go above and beyond...had to wait 30mins for blowdryer to deliver to the room
Entertainment
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Ported at Cabo for one day, not enough time to enjoy a full day there, we only had few hours before we had to get back on the ship and beware as docking off the port takes about 20 mins.


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