Carnival Elation Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Contributor Level: Purser

4-6 cruises


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4 out of 5

Love the Comedians!

Sail Date: May 11, 2015

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Traveled As: Family (older children)

Room Type: Oceanview

This was our 6th Carnival Cruise. Overall experience was very good.  We found the food to be less tasty than in previous cruises and the staff not as friendly as previous cruises.  The ship was clean and there were adequate supplies and activtities.  We just love cruises and will continue to go on them, but just overall we noticed a difference, that they have cut back on expenses.  

Ship Quality
Saw lots of rusting out on the deck.
Food and Dining
Food was not as tasty as previous cruises. Pizza guy was angry the entire cruise.
Cabin / Stateroom
Needs updating with the decor. A drawer handle was hanging down & broken in our room. Was the top drawer, so very obvious & no one addressed it.
Service and Staff
Did not meet our room steward til the end of day 2. That was a first.
Comedian shows were great. Dance production shows were not at the level of entertainment of previous cruises.
Children's Programs
Did not need this.
Onboard Activities
Need more to do on sea days than bingo & gambling.
Destinations and Excursions
Had a great time at both ports.
New Orleans, Louisiana
Cozumel, Mexico
Taking a taxi downtown was a good decision. Went shopping & to Senior Frogs. They had a Starbucks next door.
Progreso (Merida), Mexico
Went to Corona Beach Party. Tour guide was Roberto. He was great! We loved it!


This ship rocked so much on the water. Never had been on a ship that rocked this much.

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