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Carnival Elation Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

2 out of 5
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4 Night Western Caribbean (Mobile Roundtrip)
Sail Date: August 05, 2010
Ship: Carnival Elation
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 7 years ago

Ship was in great shape for age. Our stateroom was spacious for 2 adults and 3 children. Our room was always cleaned at our convenience. Was highly disappointed in the quality of the main dining food. The choices were hardly varied and look as if it was prepared 5 hours before and heated prior to being served. The Childcare staff and quality of entertainment was below adequate.

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
Selections were poor and didn't vary much from night to night. Quality was even more disappointing.


1 out of 5
Dancers were great. Singers were less than average. Not anything you would desire to take your children to. Comedian that was there was not funny....i passed on the R comedy.

Children's Programs

1 out of 5
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Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Staff was amazing....except for: A. Childcare Workers. They were not prepared and lacked enthusiasm to engage children. B. Assistant Cruise Director. Several occasions he said and provoked me to anger from the stage during the events he was in charge of.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Condition was great. For an older ship it lacks some of extra touches that newer ships have, but was well maintained.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Spacious and Clean
3 out of 5

Pros: Cheap

Cons: Entertainment, Childcare Staff, Food

Recommends Carnival Elation? No.

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