Boat needs work! The island days were the best!

Carnival Elation Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 19

Overall rating:

2.8 out of 5
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Carnival Elation

5 Night Bahamas (Jacksonville Roundtrip)

Sail date: May 06, 2019

Ship: Carnival Elation

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: R231

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

I may never cruise again! Unless someone assured me all boats are not poor maintenances. Mainly because we could not enjoy the outside at all.


3 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Food was great. The ice machine was broke the entire trip and they had a bucket with a scoop. People would get ice and throw the scoop in, not sainitary.

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5
Water slides area shut down for 2 days! Right after we went over to use. Pool area stayed packed. They shut down hot tub area early one night. Never able to use any pools or hot tubs.


3 out of 5
The musicians were awesome!

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Waiters and room stewards were great. Other personal staff on deck by pool and service desk people we’re not very courteous.

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
The rooms were nice, the coming areas need to be updated they were dark and designs run together.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Cabin was fine.

Ship tip

Don’t! Pick an updated one to ensure it is well maintained.

Ports of call

Jacksonville, Florida

3 out of 5
Ok nothing there.

Princess Cays (Cruise Line Private Island)

4 out of 5
Very beautiful and relaxing.

Nassau, Bahamas

3 out of 5


3 out of 5
Went smooth.
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