Carnival Elation Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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2-3 cruises


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3 out of 5

Good food, fun for kids

Sail Date: June 10, 2013

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Traveled As: Family (older children)

Room Type: Oceanview

Overall had a pretty good time. Have two teens and they had a good time with their clubs. Our dinners were great. The food and service were wonderful. Our cabin steward was exceptional. The Serenity deck for 21 and over was nice. The cushions on the deck chairs were very comfortable and it was nice to have a hot tub for adults only.
All that said, there were a few areas of disappointment. There was only one pool on board and it was geared more for kids. Need another pool for adults. Not many shops on board.
The one show we went to was pretty good. We enjoyed it. The comedians on board were horrible. We didn't even stay for the whole set. Adult language is one thing but being totally vulgar is another. Vulgar isn't funny, it's uncalled for.
All the crew were helpful, friendly and always had a smile on their faces.
Ship Quality
Older ship
Food and Dining
Dining food was good. No specialty restaurants.
Cabin / Stateroom
Steward was great. Only had to ask if need anything.
Service and Staff
Everyone friendly and helpful.
Comedians were awful
Children's Programs
Teens had a good time.
Onboard Activities
Destinations and Excursions


Go to Serenity deck for over 21. There are two hot tubs and you don't have to worry about pee in them.

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