Horrible I was sick 3 out 5 days the ship was old and very rocky near experience that on a cruise before . Ship was stop due to problem with the stabilizer captain was late will making announcement they we be late to dock It was a family cruise terrible

Carnival Elation Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 22

Overall rating:

2.6 out of 5
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Carnival Elation

5 Night Eastern Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 09, 2019

Ship: Carnival Elation

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: R230

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

It was a family cruise that was horrible about 6 member got wrong cabins and staff could t correct problem due to cruise being full to capacity. The ship was very rockey. I don’t think we were all together at one point on the cruise because people were always seasick


2 out of 5
Very slow and confusing

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
Food was over cooked dry and set out too long. Only good spot was guys burgers but who wants to eat burgers 3x a day 5 days a week

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Kids enjoyed the pool but they were too crowded. Bingo was terrible. 40$ for 3 simple games. I was so mad I attended.


2 out of 5
Okay, nothing special

Children's Programs

2 out of 5
No special spot for kids too due only one pool, kids club seemed to be boring for my 6 and 7 year old

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
Excellent, although they were hard to understand

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

2 out of 5
Cabin was clean, small and bathroom smelled of old urine

Ship tip

Elation is an old ship was very rocky, to pick a different shift

Ports of call

Port Canaveral, Florida

2 out of 5

Grand Turk Island

5 out of 5
Loved the beach and water

Amber Cove (Puerto Plata), Dominican Republic

2 out of 5
Water was dirty not much to look at besides shops


2 out of 5
Late and confusing
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