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The Carnival Elation started sailing in 1998 . Former names: none. The Carnival Elation is registered in Panama City, Panama. The Carnival Elation has 1064 cabins. 17 percent of the staterooms on board have balconies.

You can expect between 2128 to 2554 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Carnival Elation has a space ratio of 27.6 . (A space ratio less than 33 means that you may find the ship crowded in areas. A space ratio greater than 39 means that there should be plenty of space for each passenger.) When this ship isn't sailing at capacity the space ratio can be as good as 33.1.

The Carnival Elation has 980 crew members on board. There are 3 passengers for every crew member on board. There are self serve laudromats on this ship.

The ship last major refurbishment was in Oct 2017 .

There are 14 decks on this ship. The highest deck number is 15. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 6.

The following ships share the same class as this ship. This means the basic design and layout of the ship is the same. For the most part the cabins will be identical among these ships, but may be decorated differently.
1990 - Carnival Fantasy
1991 - Carnival Ecstasy
1993 - Carnival Sensation
1994 - Carnival Fascination
1995 - Carnival Imagination
1996 - Carnival Inspiration
1998 - Carnival Elation
1998 - Carnival Paradise

There are 42 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.

ELATION is a member of the Fantasy class series of buildings delivered throughout the 1990's to Carnival Cruises lines.

During drydock is Aug 31 to Oct 4, 2017 Cole Porter lounge moved and the area turned into staterooms. Guys, Blue Iguana Cantina, Red Frog Bar, Cherry on Top were added. Water Works added sometime after drydock is complete. There were some major cabin modifications. On deck 5 - 32 oceanview cabins were converted to balconies. One deck 6 - 26 oceanview cabins were converted to balconies and 8 grand suites received extended balconies. On deck 7 - 40 oceanview cabins were converted to balconies and an interior cabin was added in place of the forward laundry room. On deck 11 - 1 interior cabin was added. Deck 14 received 22 junior suites, 10 inside cabins, 2 grand scenic suites and 2 scenic oceanview staterooms. Several cabins were also converted into connecting cabins during this drydock.

External Website - www.carnival.com www.carnival.com.au

Smoking Policy     smoking
  • All staterooms and suite accommodations are entirely smoke-free, including balconies
  • Cigarette and electronic cigarette smoking will only be allowed in designated exterior open deck areas, in the nightclub and in certain areas within the casino and casino bar
  • Cigar and pipe smoking will only be allowed in designated exterior open deck areas.
  • Click here for smoking areas on Carnival Ships
  • Carnvial Vista will allow smoking in the casino and casino bar and also on deck 11 port side aft.
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Activities
  • 2 Outdoor Pools swimming
  • 6 Whirlpools (hot tubs)
  • No Rock Climbing Wall
  • No Flow Rider
  • No Ice Rink
  • No Bowling
  • No Zipline
  • No Waterslide
  • No Water Park
  • No Ropes Course
  • Mini Golf golf
  • No Golf Simulator
  • No Sports Court
  • No Boxing Ring
  • Jogging Track
Features
  • WIFI Ship Wide casino
  • Casino casino
  • Cigar Lounge
  • No Chapel
  • Video Arcade
  • No Cinema
  • Show Lounge
  • Hair Salon
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center
  • Library library
  • No Bridge Viewing Area
  • No Outdoor Movie Screen
  • Teen Lounge
  • Passenger Promenade Deck
  • No Upper Deck Sea Viewing Lounge
  • Adult Only Outside Lounge Area

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Carnival Elation

You are viewing deck 14 Grand


Grand



Penthouse Suite GV
Suite JT
Oceanview 6J
Interior 4I


The cruise line seperates the different categories (Inside, Oceanview, Balcony) into subcategories. The only difference in the subcategories is usually location on the ship. The detail above shows subcategory color, category name, and subcategory name. For detailed information, mouse over a cabin on the deck plans and a pop up window will appear. You will find diagrams, pictures and information about that cabin category including square footage and features.

You can click on any image for larger size.

Mini Golf

Mini Golf course with Bocce Ball area.

Mini Golf picture


The following is a listing of all the cabins we have pictures or videos for on this deck for this ship and also on the sister ships. Click on any highlighted link to view pictures and/or videos (youtube for this cabin = video available). Links for cabins pictures are a membership feature and are limited on the public site


Click links below to view cabin categories details.

Here are some tips that you should keep in mind when looking for cabins on this deck. There may be other issues that we haven't noted, and if you are aware of any issues we have not listed, please contact us and let us know so that we can add it to the list.

Deck: 14 Grand
* These cabins were added during the 2017 drydock
* Cabins on this deck may hear noise at times from deck above.

Handicap Cabins on this deck

Category 

JT

 Cabin G25 Suite



The doors are 30" wide with no sill. The bathroom doors are 31" wide with 3.5" sills (ramp available from steward). The bathrooms have roll-in showers, hand held showers, seats available upon request and grab bars. The toilets are 16" high with grab bars and the sinks are 32" high. There is only 30" between the bathroom and hallway. There is not enough room in the bathroom to do a 360 degree turn in a wheelchair. A 3 in 1 chair is available.

Carnival has alert kits for guests with hearing impairments which can be fitted to any cabin. These kits include visual notification of the door knocker and smoke alarm and there is a vibrating alarm and phone amplifier. Please notify in advance if this equipment is needed. Service dogs are permitted with the required documentation but may not be allowed to disembark at all ports.

Special needs cabins:
 Inside Cabins
  Category Cabin -- Door Width -- Notes
Number Stateroom Bathroom
4E E116 22" 22" AAC, Hall clearance 27"
4E E119 22" 22" AAC, Hall clearance 27"
4E E120 22" 22" AAC, Hall clearance 27"
4E E123 22" 22" AAC, Hall clearance 27"
4D E298 32" 32" FAC
4D E52 22" 22" AAC, Hall clearance 27"
4D E53 22" 22" AAC, Hall clearance 27"
4D E56 22" 22" AAC, Hall clearance 27"
4D E57 22" 22" AAC, Hall clearance 27"
4E E80 22" 22" AAC, Hall clearance 27"
4E E81 22" 22" AAC, Hall clearance 27"
4C M298 32" 32" FAC (Single Side-Both)
4B R298 32" 32" FAC (Single Side-Both)
4I V29  

 Oceanview Cabins
  Category Cabin -- Door Width -- Notes
Number Stateroom Bathroom
6D E259 32" 32" FAC (Single Side-Both)
6E E64 22" 22" AAC, Hall clearance 27"
6E E65 22" 22" AAC, Hall clearance 27"
6E E66 22" 22" AAC, Hall clearance 27"
6E E67 22" 22" AAC, Hall clearance 27"
6E E68 22" 22" AAC, Hall clearance 27"
6E E69 22" 22" AAC, Hall clearance 27"
6E E70 22" 22" AAC, Hall clearance 27"
6E E71 22" 22" AAC, Hall clearance 27"
6E E72 22" 22" AAC, Hall clearance 27"
6E E73 22" 22" AAC, Hall clearance 27"
6C U243 32" 32" FAC (Single Side-Both)

 Suites
  Category Cabin -- Door Width -- Notes
Number Stateroom Bathroom
GS U69 32" 32" FAC




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Carnival Elation Cruise Deck Plan Key
1 Upper Bed symbol

= 1 Upper Bed

2 upper beds symbol

= 2 upper beds

Balcony with obstructed views symbol

= Balcony with obstructed views

Connecting Staterooms symbol

= Connecting Staterooms

Extended balcony (50% larger) symbol

= Extended balcony (50% larger)

Stateroom with 2 portholes symbol

= Stateroom with 2 portholes

Twin beds do not convert symbol

= Twin beds do not convert

Twin/king w double sofa symbol

= Twin/king w double sofa

Twin/King w single sofa symbol

= Twin/King w single sofa

Twin/king, single sofa & upper symbol

= Twin/king, single sofa & upper

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4I

Interior

Similar to cabin U5 and U6


*Cabin is 170 ft2

Interior

- Twin beds that convert to queen
- television
- private bath with shower
- safe
- phone
- television
- chair
- hair dryer
- Some forward interior cabins have porthole.


*Cabin size and layout may differ from size, diagrams and pictures shown.

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Cabin: R180

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Cabin: R180

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Cabin: R180

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Cabin: R180

6J

Scenic Ocean View

Similar to cabn M31 and R101


*Cabin is 185 ft2

Oceanview

- Twin beds that convert to queen
- picture window
- television
- private bath with shower
- safe
- phone
- television
- chair
- hair dryer.

Category 6J is Scenic Oceanview with full floor to ceiling windows overlooking bow of ship, the cabin is 230 square feet.
*Cabin size and layout may differ from size, diagrams and pictures shown.

Similar to cabin M265

Handicap similar to cabin E64

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Cabin: U197

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Cabin: U197

GV

Grand Vista Suite

Similar to cabin U107 and U111


*Cabin is 330 ft2 , Balcony is 70 ft2

Grand Suite

- Twin beds that convert to queen
- large balcony
- sitting area with armchair and coffee table
- sofa
- dressing area with vanity
- two large closets
- wall safe
- refrigerator
- mini bar
- private bath with whirlpool tub and shower
- phone
- television
- hair dryer
- Note: Handicap modified cabins do not have sofa, whirlpool tub or coffee table.

Category GV is Grand Vista Suite and sleeps up to 5 guests (with trundle), the cabin is 348 square feet plus 62 square foot balcony.
*Cabin size and layout may differ from size, diagrams and pictures shown.

Extended Similar to cabin U97

Similar to cabin U69

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Cabin: G3

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Cabin: G3

JT

Junior Suite

Similar to cabin V14 and V5


*Cabin is 220 ft2 , Balcony is 20 ft2

Junior Suite

- Twin beds that convert to queen
- balcony
- private bath with shower
- closet
- safe
- refrigerator
- mini bar
- phone
- television
- sitting area with sofa and coffee table
- hair dryer
- The following staterooms have partially obstructed views: V21,V23,V25,V27,V30,V34,V38 and V42.

Balcony is very narrow. Category JT is 202 square feet plus 53 square foot balcony.
*Cabin size and layout may differ from size, diagrams and pictures shown.

Similar to cabin V38 and V42

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Cabin: G25

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Cabin: G25

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Cabin: G25