Bahamas/Jacksonville easy

Carnival Elation Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 6

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
Verified Review

Sail Date: August 18, 2016
Ship: Carnival Elation
Cabin Type: Inside
Cabin Number: R42
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 1 year ago

We live in central GA so to drive to Jacksonville is an easy trip for us. Four nights are just enough get away to relax. Freeport was disappointing for there is not much to do there. We've been to Nassau several times and shopping for jewelry is great. The Elation has been refitted since we first sailed on it. It's clean but smaller and older than some of the others in the fleet but now refitted it was good. Nightly entertainment was lacking. The comedy club star only used 4 letter words and we left after a few minutes. Hasboro the game show is a waste of time and boring for multi time cruisers like us. 

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Carnival has been cutting back, no lobster any more. Only if you pay to dine.

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5


1 out of 5

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
There is a box in the corner of the room for life jackets. This gets in the way and you have to crawl over it to get in/out of bed. Our room was quiet and smooth.

Ship Tip

In Freeport they were announcing reduced price trips.

1 out of 5
Too industrial and nothing within walking distance
5 out of 5
Small downtown 4 blocks square but lots of jewelry stores with god prices.
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