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Carnival Elation Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall rating:

4.3 out of 5
Carnival Elation

5 Night Eastern Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 17, 2020

Ship: Carnival Elation

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: E201

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 11 months ago

Review summary

We went to celebrate birthday and anniversary. Friendly staff and mature crowd. Amber Cove and Grand Turks excursions was full of fun. We had an opportunity to see the island as we commute to the excursions. We are excited and ready to book our next cruise with Carnival.


4 out of 5
I made a purchase but couldn’t bring it on the ship.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
We ate at the buffet one evening and my grilled chicken was raw with blood in it.

Sushi Bar

5 out of 5

Made fresh in front of us. Great price also

Inspiration Dining Room

5 out of 5

Captain’s Dinner was great!

Drama Bar

5 out of 5

Totally hilarious


5 out of 5

Absolutely magnificent.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Comedy Shows, Casino and Live Entertainment was nice.

Casablanca Casino

5 out of 5

I don’t gamble but my husband had fun. He didn’t win but enjoyed playing.


3 out of 5
Lido Deck wasn’t like other cruise deck party.

Children's Programs

No kids.

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
Fast accurate service

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
I have no complaints.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
No complaints

Ship tip


Ports of call

Port Canaveral, Florida

4 out of 5
Plenty of parking and great staff.

Amber Cove (Puerto Plata), Dominican Republic

5 out of 5

Grand Turk Island

5 out of 5


3 out of 5
Okay. TSA was rude
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