Carnival Elation (EL) Ship Features and Public Areas

Published 03/12/2015 06:32 PM   |    Updated 10/31/2016 04:26 PM

Grand Atrium Plaza and Bar
Location: Empress Deck 7 - midship
Hours: hours vary depending on port / at sea day
Function: Lobby Lounge / Lobby Bar

  • entrance to the ship
  • seating area
  • beverage service ($)
  • live music in afternoons and nightly


Guest Services
Location: Empress Deck 7 - midship
Hours: open 24 hours
Function: Information Desk (formerly Purser's Information Desk)

  • general information/inquiries
  • information for International guests (verbal and in print)
  • financial transactions
  • lost and found
  • safe boxes
  • information on ports-of-call and shore excursions
  • purchase of shore excursions ($)


Shore Excursions Desk
Location: Empress Deck 7 - midship
Hours: hours vary depending on port / at sea days
Function: Shore Excursion Desk

  • information on ports-of-call
  • information and purchase of shore excursions and golf excursions ($)

 

Internet Cafe
Location: Empress Deck 7 - midship
Hours: open 24 hours
Function: Internet Cafe

  • Computer terminals for internet use
  • Ship has wireless access bow-to-stern



Art Gallery
Location: Empress Deck 7 - midship
Hours: hours vary depending on the activities scheduled
Function: Art Gallery and Art Auction Program

  • large collection of art work on display
  • opportunity for guests to acquire original works of art at a great discount through art auctions ($)


The Mikado
Location: Atlantic Deck 8 – forward / Promenade Deck 9 - forward
Hours: hours vary depending on the activities scheduled
Function: Main Show Lounge

  • Playlist Productions (scenic) 
  • Fly-on entertainment bingo ($)
  • talks and seminars
  • audience participation games
  • dance classes
  • midnight shows
  • HASBRO, The Game Show 
  • Towel Animal Theater
  • beverage service ($)

 

The Fun Shops
Location: Atlantic Deck 8 - forward
Hours: Hours vary depending on port/at sea days / closed while the ship is in port
Function: Shops ($)

  • logo clothes, souvenirs, clothing, jewelry, perfume, liquor and sundries


Circle "C"
Location: Atlantic Deck 8 - forward
Hours: hours vary depending on the activities scheduled
Function: Teen Club for 12-14 Year Olds

 

Duke's Piano Bar
Location: Atlantic Deck 8 - forward
Hours: hours vary depending on the activities scheduled
Function: Piano Lounge and Bar

  • piano music and piano fun (sing-a-longs, games)
  • beverage service ($)

 

Mark Twain Library
Location: Atlantic Deck 8 - forward
Hours: hours vary depending on port / at sea days
Function: Library

  • selection of books and board games to check out during the cruise: Checkers, Chess, Monopoly and Scrabble


Imagination Dining Room
Location: Atlantic Deck 8 - midship
Function: Restaurant

  • Sit-down waiter service
  • Sea days: open seating brunch: 8:30am-1:00pm
  • Port days: open seating breakfast: 7:30am-9:30am; hours may vary due to port arrival
  • Open nightly for dinner: ‘Your Time’ open seating: 5:45pm-9:30pm


Inspiration Dining Room
Location: Atlantic Deck 8 - aft
Function: Restaurant

  • Sit-down waiter service
  • Open nightly for dinner: Assigned dining: 6:00pm and 8:15pm

 

Conference Center
Location: Atlantic Deck 8 - aft
Hours: reserved
Function: Conference Room

  • room reserved for group purposes
  • equipped with audio/visual equipment


Pixels Photo Gallery
Location: Promenade Deck 9 - forward
Hours: hours vary depending on port / at sea days
Function: Photo Gallery

  • Our friendly staff of photographers take candid and posed shots throughout the cruise, capturing many fun memorable moments; photos are displayed daily for purchase ($)
  • The Photo Gallery offers a wide range of cameras, supplies and photo albums for purchase ($)

 

Video Arcade
Location: Promenade Deck 9 - forward
Hours: open 24 hours
Function: Video Games Arcade

  • high tech video and arcade games ($)


Club O2
Location: Promenade Deck 9 - forward
Hours: hours vary depending on the activities scheduled
Function: Teen Club for 15-17 Year Olds

 

The Taste Bar
Location: Promenade Deck 9 - midship
Hours: 5:00pm-8:00pm, Sea days and select Port days
Function: Appetizer Program

  • Complimentary bite-size appetizers inspired by ‘Fun Ship 2.0’ dining venues; offerings may include appetizers from: BlueIguana Cantina; Cucina del Capitano; RedFrog Pub; Comfort Kitchen; Carnival’s Classic American Steakhouses
  • Signature cocktails tied to the eater’s particular theme ($)


ATM Machine
Location: Promenade Deck 9 - midship
Hours: open 24 hours
Function: Automatic Teller Machine

  • withdraw funds and make balance inquiries
  • fee per transaction ($)


Casablanca Casino
Location: Promenade Deck 9 - midship
Hours on Sea Days: slots open: 7:00am-4:00am / tables open 10:00am-late
Hours on Port Days: closed while in port; opens after the ship departs port until the closing times above
Function: Casino

  • full casino and gaming ($)


Elation's Way
Location: Promenade Deck 9 - midship/aft
Hours: open 24 hours
Function: Promenade

  • seating area with table and chairs


Special Occasions
Location: Promenade Deck 9 - midship
Hours: hours vary depending on port / at sea days
Function: Shop ($)

  • Bulk candies, candy assortments, cookies and chocolate covered strawberries
  • Wine and Champagne (including packages)
  • Stateroom decoration packages
  • Roses
  • Gift sets

 

Drama Bar
Location: Promenade Deck 9 - midship
Hours: hours vary depending on port / at sea days
Function: Bar

  • beverage service ($)
  • live music nightly
  • audience participation games


Romeo and Juliet
Location: Promenade Deck 9 - midship
Hours: hours vary depending on port / at sea days
Function: Lounge

  • beverage service ($)
  • live music nightly
  • dance floor

Future Cruise Desk
Location: Promenade Deck 9 - midship
Hours: hours are posted in the Fun Times newsletter

  • Book your next Carnival cruise while onboard

Internet Cafe
Location: Empress Deck 7 - midship
Hours: open 24 hours
Function: Internet Cafe

  • Computer terminals for internet use
  • Ship has wireless access bow-to-stern ($) 



Musical Cafe
Location: Promenade Deck 9 - midship
Hours: hours vary depending on port/at sea days
Function: Cafe ($)

  • Specialty coffees, cakes, cookies, pastries and milkshakes
  • order cakes for special occasions

Jekyll and Hyde Dance Club
Location: Promenade Deck 9 - midship
Hours: 11:00pm - late, nightly
Function: Dance Club

  • beverage service ($)
  • guests must be 18 years and older
  • dance floor
  • DJ IRIE’s Spin”iversity” graduates spinning expanded musical catalogs


Gatsby's Great Bar
Location: Promenade Deck 9 - aft
Hours: hours vary depending on port / at sea days
Function: Lounge and Bar

  • beverage service ($)


Cole Porter Club
Location: Promenade Deck 9 - aft
Hours: hours vary depending on the activities scheduled
Function: Lounge and Bar

  • beverage service ($)
  • Karaoke
  • Big Screen Blockbusters 
  • talks and seminars
  • art auctions ($)
  • Punchliner Comedy Club

 

Serenity
Location: Promenade Deck 9 - aft
Hours: 9:00am-11:30pm / Whirlpool - 8:00am-12:00am, weather conditions permitting / hours subject to change
Function: Adult-Only Relaxation Area

  • Secluded outdoor deck providing a relaxing, quiet, tranquil setting with comfortable chaise lounges and umbrellas; both sunny and shaded areas on the
  • starboard and portside of the aft deck.
  • guests must be 21 years or older
  • piped in music
  • 2 whirlpools
  • bar service ($)


The Bridge
Location: Lido Deck 10 - forward
Hours: off-limits to Guests
Function: Control center of the ship

 

Lido Pool Area
Location: Lido Deck 10 - midship
Hours: Pool: 8:00am-12:00am / Whirlpools: 8:00am-12:00am / Twister Waterslide: 9:00am-sunset, weather conditions permitting / hours subject to change
Function: Pool / Whirlpools (2) / Carnival’s Twister Waterslide

  • Salt water pool: 43' x 14' / depth 4'6"
  • 114' long / the slide ends in the pool
  • Slide Policy: Must be 48" or taller to use the slide

Function: Lido Bar

  • beverage service ($)

Function: Stage

  • live music
  • audience participation games

Function: Outdoor Food Service Area

  • breakfast-lunch, served daily


Tiffany’s Bar and Grill
Location: Lido Deck 10 - midship / aft
Hours: open for breakfast / lunch / dinner / late night snacks
Available 24 Hours: coffee, hot tea, hot chocolate, lemonade and unsweetened iced tea
Function: Self-Service Casual Restaurant / Bar ($)

Breakfast Time: 7:00am-10:30am (hours may vary)

Hot and Cold Buffet and Specialty Stations: hot cereal and boxed cereal, eggs, omelet station, bacon and sausage, hash browns, pastries, bread, toast and bagels, yogurt and fresh fruit

Lunch Time: 12:00pm-2:30pm (hours may vary)
Hot and Cold Buffet / Specialty Stations: Buffet featuring pastas, stir-fry, carving station - choices may vary among the fleet
Salad Bar: Elaborate salad bar featuring 35 items
Off the Grill: (11:00am-6:00pm) Hot dogs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, grilled chicken sandwiches and fries
Chef’s Choice: Featuring a different International cuisine each day
Carnival Deli: (11:00am-11:00pm) Deli Sandwiches piled-high and favorite sides
Rotisserie: Rotisserie chicken
Mongolian Wok: Mongolian wok offering custom-made stir-fry with the guest's choice of meat and vegetables and finished with one of Carnival's signature sauces
Pizza Pirate: (open 24 hours) Pizzeria offering five varieties of hand-tossed pizza
Desserts: Variety of desserts including sugar-free selections
Swirls: (open 24 hours) Self-serve ice cream and frozen yogurt

Dinner Time and Late Night (hours may vary)
Good Eats: (6:00pm-9:30pm) Buffet-Style - an array of pastas, steaks, prime rib, grilled chicken, specialty salads and desserts along with a daily Chef's Special.
Carnival Deli: (11:00am-11:00pm) Deli Sandwiches piled-high and favorite sides
Off the Grill: (11:00am-6:00pm) Hot dogs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, grilled chicken sandwiches and fries
Pizza Pirate: (open 24 hours) Pizzeria offering five varieties of hand-tossed pizza
Late Night Snacks: (11:30pm-1:00am) Hot and cold light snacks and desserts
Swirls: (open 24 hours) Self-serve ice cream and frozen yogurt


Verandah Pool Area
Location: Verandah Deck 11 - aft
Hours: Pool: 8:00am-10:00pm / Whirlpool: 8:00am-12:00am / Children's pool: 8:00am-8:00pm, weather conditions permitting / hours subject to change
Function: Pool / Whirlpool (1)

  • Salt water pool: 18' diameter (round) / depth 4'

Function: Verandah Bar

  • beverage service ($)

Function: Children's Wading Pool

  • Salt water pool / 19' diameter (round) / 1' deep



Spa Carnival
Location: Sports Deck 12 - forward
Function: Fitness Center / Studio
Hours: 6:00am-10:00pm

  • Fully equipped with Life Fitness equipment
  • Scheduled fitness classes offered; specialty classes ($)
  • Fitness and beauty seminars

Function: Spa / Salon
Hours: 8:00am-10:00pm

  • 2 saunas (men/women)
  • 2 steam rooms (men/women)
  • 10 treatment massage rooms ($)
  • 2 locker rooms (men/women)
  • European-style treatments and services ($)
  • Hair and nail grooming for men and women ($)


Camp Carnival / Night Owls
Location: Sports Deck 12 - midship
Function: Camp and Program for Children

  • For children ages 2-11 years
  • Seuss at Sea Program: Dining ($) and entertainment experience for kids and family
  • Hours on sea days: 10:00am-1:00pm; 2:00pm-5:00pm; 7:00pm-10:00pm
  • Hours on port days: Arrival-2:00pm (freeplay); 2:00pm-5:00pm; 7:00pm-10:00pm

Function: Night Owls babysitting

  • For infants and children ages 6 months to 11 years
  • Hours for babysitting: 10:00pm-1:00am


Sports Activities
Mini Golf (9-hole miniature golf course)
Location: Sun Deck 14 - forward

Ping Pong
(2 tables)
Location: Verandah Deck 11 - forward

Basketball Court (half court)
Location: Verandah Deck 11 - aft

Jogging Track (padded track; 10 laps = 1 mile)
Location: Sun Deck 14 - forward

 

Launderettes
Locations
Upper Deck 6 - aft / across from stateroom U154
Empress Deck 7 - forward / across from stateroom E2
Hours: hours posted on the door to the Laundry
Function: Self-Service Launderette

  • 2 or 3 washers
  • 2 or 3 dryers
  • 1 iron and ironing board
  • Vending machines dispense small boxes of detergent and water softener ($)


Medical Center
Location: Deck 3 - forward (below Riviera Deck)
Hours: 8:00am-8:00pm / on call 24 hours
Function: Medical Center

  • Equipped to treat minor non-emergency matters at a customary fee ($)
  • The ship is staffed with one physician and three nurses.
  • Equipment: defibrillators, external pacemakers, pulse oxymeters, thrombolytic therapy, electrocardiograph machine and lab equipment.


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