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Carnival Elation Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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5 Night Western Caribbean (Mobile Roundtrip)
Sail Date: December 04, 2010
Ship: Carnival Elation
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 7 years ago
A very nice cruise for the money.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Dining room has very good banquet quality food. Mongolian stir fry good heathy lunch. Buffet food uniformly luke warm and limited.


3 out of 5
Reviews good to very good. Lounge bands great. Enjoyed male piano player especially at afternoon tea.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Very friendly helpful except cashier in casino. Shop personnel very good. Liquor prices competitive without foreign transaction fee.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
I like this size ship as opposed to some Mega ships. At least you feel like you are sailing. Could have used more seating on deck 7 to hear piano player

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Had to crawl over table to exit one side of the bed. Good large shower. Towels plentiful but a bit stiff.
1 out of 5
Get cheap beers and haggle for a beach massage. Mayan ruins are interesting if you are a history buff
1 out of 5
Shops are all about he same. Save the cab fare and hit the pier stores.

Pros: Dining room food and staff , entertainment

Cons: Buffet food, Ports

Recommends Carnival Elation? Yes!

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