Great extended weekend getaway!!

Carnival Elation Cruise Review to Mexico


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

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
Sail Date: November 01, 2009
Ship: Carnival Elation
Cabin Type: Suite
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 8 years ago
This is a great cruise for a quick weekend retreat. I went with 2 other friends and we shared a Parlor Suit on the Upper deck. We really enjoyed the room service. The ship's staff was really friendly. We purchased Spa treatments and they were really nice too. The fitness area has a steam room we used daily. The food was okay, not bad enough to complain about but certainly not the best cruise dinning I've had. The other cruise patrons were party oriented, friendly and mostly younger 20-30 somethings, with a few families and older folks too. Most people we talked to were from San Diego or LA areas.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Breakfast: traditional buffet with omelet station.
Lunch: Burgers, and Hotdogs on the pool deck with Buffet inside
Dinner: Located at one of 2 dining rooms. Prime rib and Lobster tail on the formal night. Served in courses.

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Our room stewart was friendly and we saw him once a day. The room was made up twice a day. Someone was always around when we needed something

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
We had a suite with balcony. There were 2 beds and a leather sectional that folded out into a comfortable bed. Room came with glass wear. We brought our own wine. We also tried to get liquor onboard but they took is at check in. They didn't care about the wine.

Pros: Our Suite

Cons: Food was okay, not bad... just okay

Recommends Carnival Elation? Yes!

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