Carnival Elation Cruise Ship: Expert Reviews & Passport Information

Carnival Elation Overview

Length Overall 853 Feet (260 meters)
Under Flag of Panama
Built By Kvaerner Masa
Width (Beam) 102 Feet (31 meters)
Tonnage 70390 gross ton
Year Built 1998
The cost to Build at Time $250,000,000
Owner and or Operated by Carnival Corporation & PLC
Speed in Knots/mph 21 knots,24 mph
Number of Passengers 2052 – 2462
Number of Crew 980
Decks 13
Decks with Cabins 8
Cabins 1026
Last Refurbishment 2017

The Carnival Elation is so comfortable that you will never want to leave! Whether you are looking to book a family cruise, a romantic vacation for two, or a fun trip with friends. The Elation has a wide variety of activities that are sure to please everyone.

Carnival Elation

The ship can carry a total of 2,054 guests and sports different room types depending on your budget and preference. No matter if you choose a Simple Interior, Ocean View, Balcony, or Suite, you are sure to find a cozy environment with everything you could possibly need. All staterooms come with a 24/7 room steward on duty and an attendant who is only a call away to deliver complimentary room service.


There is no shortage of fun activities on the Carnival Elation. Enjoy a night of laughs at the Punchline Comedy Club, blackjack at the casino, smooth music at the piano bar, or one of many entertaining shows delivered by a talented cast.

Children will enjoy the Twister water slide, the Build-a-Bear workshop, video game arcade, and the Seuss at Sea which includes a ship-wide parade and lots of other Seuss-themed activities.


Prepare to eat as much as your stomach can contain. Because there is great food aplenty aboard the Carnival Elation. There are multiple general dining rooms and buffets as well as a specialty restaurant, the Mongolian Wok. After dinner, grab some ice cream at Swirls, or a hot drink at the coffee bar.

With over 10 bars and lounges to choose from, you might want to grab a drink at the laid-back Gatsby’s bar. Or, you might feel like cutting a rug at the Jekyll and Hyde Dance Club.

Carnival Elation is the perfect choice for a fun-fill vacation at sea. If you are looking to book a cruise, you will want to check out some of the great deals that are currently available.