Could have been better

Carnival Elation Cruise Review to Mexico

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Sail Date: July 01, 2012
Ship: Carnival Elation
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 5 years ago

If you can't use stairs, this is the wrong cruise for you. ThE elevators would just sit on floors and often skip the one you were on. A good 5-10 minute wait most of the time or you could get lucky and ride it in the opposite direction. Overall, not a bad cruise, but compared to our cruise on the Carnival Conquest, it was like a different cruise line.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
The first two days were as great or better than you would expect on a cruise\, but it went down quickly the last three days. I would not have gone to a restaurant and paid for the food that was served. Major difference 5 star to two or three star.


3 out of 5
There was not the same. Number of options available as on other carnival cruises.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Our waiter was overwhelmed. Service could have been better at the dining room\, but was great everywhere else.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Pros: The first two days were great in the dining room\, great cleaning crew\, and room by the pool.

Cons: The last three days in the dining room were bad\, the buffet may have been better.

Recommends Carnival Elation? No.

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