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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.
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Mikado Main LoungeThe ships main two tiered show lounge, with a capacity of 1300.
Sushi BarServes a selection of complimentary sushi dishes prior to dinner each evening.
Club O2Provides a supervised area for 15-17 year olds to watch movies, play video games or try karaoke.
Drama BarBar serving Elation's Way Promenade and featuring live music.
FormalitiesItems for special occasions such as cakes and champagne can be purchased here along with formal outfits to hire.
Romeo & Juliet LoungeFeatures live music, trivia quizzes and karaoke and has its own bar and dance floor. Seats 109 people.
Musical CafeOffers speciality coffees and sweets. Seats 72 people.
Jekyll & Hyde Dance ClubThe nightclub has a large dance floor, plenty of seating areas and a bar, it also hosts karaoke sessions. Capacity is 230 people.
Gatsbys Great Cigar BarThe ships smoking lounge, a place to sit and have a drink and listen to some music.
Cole Porter Club Aft LoungeFeatures its own bar, several overhead tv screens, and a range of entertainment including Punchliner Comedy Club, Art Auctions, and Karaoke. Seats 540 people.
SerenityAn adult only area complete with padded loungers, two hot tubs, and a shaded area. For passengers age 21 and over.
Casablanca CasinoCasino with gaming tables and slot machines. Seats 450 people.
Photo GalleryPhoto gallery and shop. Displays photos taken by ships photographers
Elations Way PromenadeInner promenade walk way.
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= 1 Upper Bed
= 2 upper beds
= Balcony with obstructed views
= Connecting Staterooms
= Extended balcony (50% larger)
= Stateroom with 2 portholes
= Twin beds do not convert
= Twin/king w double sofa
= Twin/King w single sofa
= Twin/king, single sofa & upper