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 Carnival Elation

You will be elated when you walk into this ship's six story atrium lobby. The Carnival Elation was the first Carnival ship to be equipped with Azipod propulsion. This allows the ship to move in any direction using electric rotating motors instead of fixed propellers and a rudder. The theme for this ship is Muses Who Inspire Artists.

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 Professional Reviews

Dave Beers, 2010-07-20Western Caribbean

This was a wonderful cruise aboard a sparkling clean ship with a great crew. Despite numerous...read more

118users found this review helpful.

 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Chris Schuldt 36 4 Western Caribbean

    This was a very disappointing cruise for us. The ship suffered from really bad wear and tear. I was shocked when I looked at the date it was built on a plaque on the Lido Deck. The ship is...read more

    2 users found this review helpful.
  • Kim Dozier 32 2 Western Caribbean

    I must say that this was our first cruise since 1998. We had read many reviews about this ship and turned out to be extremely pleased with our cruise. We stayed at the Holiday in on the...read more

    3 users found this review helpful.
  • Peter Katzur 52 2 Western Caribbean

    OVERALL I have read many reviews of this cruise and while most are favorable I am afraid I will have to agree with the minority that were disappointed overall. The main impression I...read more

    6 users found this review helpful.
  • Linda Cluney 49 2 Western Caribbean

    Important things to have prior to going on cruise: Birth certificates, waterproof cameras, power strip for stateroom, wine, suntan lotion, motion sickness pills, waterproof container to...read more

    6 users found this review helpful.
  • Lexie 17 1 Western Caribbean

    Ok, this review is from a teenagers prospective. I am 17, and this was my first cruise. I traveled with 3 of my friends, and two of our moms. Here are some things I wish I had known before I...read more

    9 users found this review helpful.
  • T Smith 47 2 Western Caribbean

    This was our second cruise with Carnival, and this time we took our three children. What a disappointment for us. When you arrive at the terminal one of the first things you receive is a...read more

    5 users found this review helpful.
  • Kayla Sonderby 39 1 Western Caribbean

    This was our first cruise. We had a wonderful time! Let me say, I have read allot of reviews and listened to people talk about the horrible things about cruises, I think that your cruise...read more

    8 users found this review helpful.
  • Craig Eyestone 45 2 Western Caribbean

    All and all a bad experience and we will not be using Carnival again. It first started with our assigned room M265. The carpet was wet and had a bad mildew smell for the 2 days we were in...read more

    5 users found this review helpful.
  • Barry Beurskens 47 1 Western Caribbean

    My wife and I just got back from our 25th anniversary Cruise on the Carnival ship Elation. We drove down to Galveston, Texas to board the ship from that port since it was the closest to...read more

    5 users found this review helpful.
  • Doug Eads, Contributing Editor NOT FOUND 40 Western Caribbean

    Yee Haa! Galveston! We were having Mid-West Chill a while back, and searched the Internet for Value and ports of call a tad new to us! What we found of course was Carnival, a leader in...read more

    3 users found this review helpful.
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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Carnival Cruise Lines
  • Capacity (double occupancy):2052
  • Builder:Kv�rner Masa-Yards
  • Full Capacity:2594
  • Inaugurated:1998
  • Space Ratio:34.3 / 27.1
  • Gross Tonnage:70,367gt
  • Crew:920
  • Length:855 ft. / 261 m