A Poor Decision

Carnival Elation Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall Rating:

2 out of 5
Verified Review
4 Night Western Caribbean (Mobile Roundtrip)
Sail Date: August 18, 2011
Ship: Carnival Elation
Cabin Type: Suite
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 6 years ago

I do not recommend this ship for senior adults.

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
The food was o.k. in the imagination dining room, great chocolate warming cake. I order a soda and the waiter just ignored me. Coffee was stale most of the time.


3 out of 5

Children's Programs

1 out of 5
To many children aboard, and family placed next door to our stateroom had a child that cried all the time. Children running up and down the halls.

Service and Staff

1 out of 5
Had to stand in line for 15 minutes, waiting to get proof of VIP, so our party could depart the ship. Staff giving direction was rude, and unwilling to accomodate.

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
To many chairs and not enough swimming area.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Loved the stateroom and VIP guests allowed for easy access to ship and off the ship.
1 out of 5
Done the dolphin excursion $300.00 for 3 people. The excursion itself was not long enough. Sea lion show was to short. Rip off.

Pros: The stateroom and staff were excellent

Cons: Got the bubbles on our cards and couldn't get a waiter to serve sodas in the imagination dining room, or on the lido deck. Out of $90.00, we recieved six sodas on the lido deck. There was not enough activiites for Seniors. Most elderly people go to bed early in the evening. The pool areas to sma

Recommends Carnival Elation? No.

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