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ginal
Member Since 2002
3 reviews
155 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Ill just write my review in time order-so you can follow along. We were on Itinerary B-10 night package. Remember this is winter in Quito and the Galapagos. A group of 4: 2-mid 50s, 1 -75 year old, 1-27 year old. Before I begin-I was ... Read more
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RobandJames
Member Since 2012
1 review
51 forum posts
A review of the Celebrity Infinity by a first time cruiser As a first time cruiser who was on the Celebrity Infinity doing the Iceland and Norway cruise last week I felt compelled to write a review to clarify a few of the myths I had ... Read more
Pear Tree
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
We were on an Xpedition Cruise from the 19th May - 26th May and had Suite 503, which was excellent. We cannot praise highly enough the staff on Xpedition - they were all fantastic. Diego, the Maitre'd, was amazing, he catered for my 'no ... Read more
Maksim
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
586 forum posts
I am finally getting to write my review of our cruise. We traveled with the large group of 40 along with our travel agent, which was very nice because all our tours were preplanned and prepaid. Below you will find the brief description by ... Read more
margipoo
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
19 forum posts
This was my third cruise on Celebrity. I chose Aqua Class because my traveling companions were booked on that level and they told me that their restaurant, "Blu", was phenomenal, both for its food and service. (More on Blu later.) We ... Read more
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roseybaby
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
35 forum posts
Not rated Sailed April 2013
Just briefly, this is a hard working vacation to get to see as much as one can when leaving the ship. We used several private tours companies which gave us the advantage of having a smaller van, our own group, guide, driver but at half ... Read more
kyriecat
Member Since 2004
5 reviews
5,843 forum posts
2 helpful votes
My husband and I are in our early 40s and this was our second trip on Xpedition. We took the 10-night cruisetour in Sept. 2007 and enjoyed it so much that we wanted to return. We decided to take the 13-night Galapagos cruise B with Machu ... Read more
Etheldog
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
We took the eight-day Galapagos cruise on the Celebrity Xpedition. While the Galapagos animals and environment are the core of the trip, Celebrity does finesse the supporting logistics. Like many visitors, we weighed up the big ship/small ... Read more
RocknRoller
Member Since 2006
4 reviews
74 forum posts
2 helpful votes
There are countless reviews on Cruise Critic about the Galapagos cruise on the Celebrity Xpedition and we echo the glowing reports already posted. So instead I am going to concentrate on only those items that we learned while on the ... Read more
worldtraveler16Ny
Member Since 2013
1 review
Sailed March 2013
My wife has had the Galapagos on her bucket list forever and we decided that if we wanted to really enjoy it we should go when we are able. It is not your typical cruise. Celebrity's Expedition is set up for adventure. While the staterooms ... Read more
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free101girl
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
41 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2013
Xpedition is billed as a "luxury" cruise in the Galapagos. The reality is that the Galapagos islands are a long way from anywhere (600 miles off the coast of Ecuador), in a challenging environment, so any cruise line operating there will ... Read more
dwmcelroy
Member Since 2008
1 review
9 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Not rated Sailed February 2013
We booked our recent cruise on the Xpedition in May 2012 and with much anticipation finally departed the US midwest at the end of January 2013. Since we always do our own air we decided to go to Quito a few days early to both escape the ... Read more
OrlandoCruisers2010
Member Since 2010
1 review
8 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Celebrity Xpedition is comparable to the Regent, Crystal & Silversea cruises we have taken with regards to how you are treated on board. Our cruise stared in Quito, Ecaudor with a two night stay in the J.W. Marriott Hotel. This was a ... Read more
luvgreattrips
Member Since 2013
1 review
We took the 7 day cruise to the Galapagos and the add-on land trip portion to Machu Picchu. The entire trip was amazing! As far as the cruise to the Galapagos: -if you like nature: animals, fish, geology, land formations, climatology ... Read more
dbr123
Member Since 2012
1 review
6 forum posts
1 helpful vote
My husband and I just got home from the September 7, 2012 sailing to Alaska on Infinity. I honestly do not understand what all the complaint reviews are about. We found the staff very helpful and friendly. Our head waiter, Alfred, and our ... Read more
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vango
Member Since 2005
2 reviews
3 forum posts
We booked the 10 day cruise with Celebrity spending 3 nights in Quito at the Marriott and 7 nights on the Xpedition in the Galapagos. Celebrity took care of us from the time we stepped off the plane until it was time to get on the plane ... Read more
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lrf17
Member Since 2012
1 review
We are not inveterate cruisers, having been on two cruises before succumbing to the blandishments of seeing a place we had always had on our list. We flew to Quito and were quickly enveloped by the Celebrity on-site staff, transported ... Read more
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lewenbh@comcast.net
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
31 forum posts
The Galapagos are a unique experience not to be missed. The Marriott, Quito, where the pre and post cruise stays were spent, was in, every sense, a luxury hotel. The crew of the Xpedition was courteous and attentive. The cabins were ... Read more
watershipfun
Member Since 2007
1 review
We went with a group of 16, and we knew the cruise Line Celebrity Xpedition is the best that sails there. We were not disappointed. We did the 2 nights prior in Quito and 1 post night day in Quito, and the 7 day sailing around the ... Read more
Midwife1
Member Since 2009
1 review
3 forum posts
Sailed April 2012
We took our two oldest grandsons ages 9 and 10 with us on a one week cruise of the Galapagos on the Celebrity Xpedition. The trip couldn't have been better! The Celebrity Xpedition was the best ship we have ever been on. Not because it ... Read more
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boomerone
Member Since 2010
21 reviews
638 forum posts
We agree with most of the information provided in reviews contained in this forum but with less enthusiasm. I will add some personal thoughts. The itinerary was fine but after seeing bluefooted boobies, sally lightfoot crabs, sealions, ... Read more
capecod transplant
Member Since 2009
1 review
We chose this cruise for its itinerary--very anxious to cruise the Panama Canal and we also used the cruise as our transportation back to Florida following a 2+week of independent travel throughout Peru and Chile. The cruise was our rest ... Read more
loutampa
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
3 forum posts
Sailed March 2012
The cruise around the Islands of the Galapagos was great. It far exceeded expectations and we were very happy. It seems that all the cruise lines are under the fist of the Galapagos Islands and have some very stringent rules they must ... Read more
hotloon
Member Since 2012
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed February 2012
We recently lost our cruising virginity on a 14 day cruise from Buenos Aries around Cape Horn to Valparaiso. Quite frankly, I am glad we saved ourselves for Celebrity. My wife and I like active cycling and/or hiking vacations and we ... Read more
DAMSHIPMAN
Member Since 2012
1 review
Sailed February 2012
We have just returned from the Galapagos Cruise with Celebrity Xpedition Cruise A departing 26FEB12 Although we had originally booked and planed on travelling on what is now Cruise B over a year ago we tried to make the best of the ... Read more
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