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Carnival Elation Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
5 Night Western Caribbean (Mobile Roundtrip)
Sail Date: September 19, 2011
Ship: Carnival Elation
Cabin Type: Suite
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 6 years ago
The Elation was a nice size ship for a cruise, not too big and not too small. I was impressed with the stabalization, very smooth sailing. The cruise director keep a lot of activities going and the shows were well done. Judging from previous (Carnival) cruises, I was a bit disappointed in the food taste and quality, nothing was very spectacular. We were happy with our room, we had a grand suite and balcony which was super nice and we were treated as VIP. The crew was very nice and accomodating. We especially loved our Dinner Dining room crew - high energy and really made dinner time fun.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
3 out of 5
We took a taxi to Playa Del Carmen for shopping - taxi drivers were very friendly (only 13.00) much cheaper than Carnival excursion prices. There is also a beach available right there in town. Be ready for all the bartering....drives you crazy after a bit though.
Don't Miss: Shopping and Beach
5 out of 5
We went to the Allegro Resort and it was absolutely Beautiful. Several pools and hot tubs and a gorgeous beach and awesome water!!! Can't say enough about this place...the grounds were lush and tropical...perfect.
Don't Miss: Allergro Beach Resort

Pros: Smooth Sailing and Friendly Crew

Cons: Food was a bit disappointing

Recommends Carnival Elation? Yes!

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