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mlmcelebrity
Member Since 2013
1 review
Sailed January 2014
Our club announced this cruise offer last April, and we had 204 members sign up. Celebrity representatives were top-notch communicating with our cruise leaders, answering questions, and organizing all the details. Getting on and off the ... Read more
Cassicruiser
Member Since 2012
1 review
1,055 forum post
Gosh, it's hard to believe we were on the same ship as previous posters. Yes, opinions are just that - opinions, and everyone has a different one. I found the ship and particularly the crew excellent in most respects, with just a few ... Read more
sandland
Member Since 2013
1 review
12 forum posts
We were on the Celebrity Summit last week and had a wonderful time cruising with good friends and enjoying the ship, the crew, the ship's activities, tours of each port, and being in the warm weather and out of the deep freeze in the ... Read more
jcerst
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
274 forum posts
Sailed December 2013
This was our second transatlantic cruise both on Celebrity and our fourth cruise with Celebrity. We had the best time meeting new cruise-mates as well as crew members, what a terrific experience! Because of high winds we were delayed ... Read more
laurensc325
Member Since 2013
1 review
Sailed December 2013
We had a family reunion on this cruise during Christmas week. There were 21 of us, and our family ranges in ages from 7- 86. Embarkation- This was a mess, and probably the worst part of the cruise. The line seemed to never end, and moved ... Read more
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gwenda18
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2013
A little about us, we were part of 14 Aussies who spent time in Hawaii before boarding this lovely lady of the sea. My daughter and I arrived early and spent 8 days staying at the Outrigger Waikiki, I have stayed there previously on 6 ... Read more
bmwlover
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
42 forum posts
16 of us boarded in Rome on November 1, 2013 for the 15 day transatlantic cruise to Miami. 10 travelled in Aqua Class and 6 in suites. The addition of another deck with the addition of 104 more Aqua Class passengers only benefits Celebrity ... Read more
steve211283
Member Since 2013
1 review
We cruised on the Equinox for 12 nights in November visiting France, Italy, Montenegro & Croatia. We were a group of 8 who have all cruised before. We were told we could embark from 12.30 onwards however they actually started to let ... Read more
robbob1833
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
24 forum posts
2 helpful votes
The cruise was great. Regarding: Celebrity Millennium. We did find most things a notch above Royal Caribbean. The ship interior was a bit nicer looking. The ship gym and spa area, not as nice a Royal Caribbean. The Officers on the ship ... Read more
Herb44
Member Since 2009
5 reviews
139 forum posts
We are elite level Captain's Club, traveling in concierge class with an interesting group. Overall, we found the experience not near what we have previously experienced on Celebrity. This was not a premium cruise, and not close to luxury. ... Read more
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khbnnc
Member Since 2005
1 review
8 forum posts
Sailed August 2013
Boarding was probably one of the fastest we have ever experienced. Food was better than most. I knew the ship was old but really some of the things we saw were just sad. Instead of fixing the toilet paper cover correctly they put miss ... Read more
Coco Chanel 1
Member Since 2013
1 review
3 forum posts
What a fabulous week we had on the Millennium. The balcony was definitely worth the extra money. The inside passage was smooth sailing. Gorgeous scenery. The naturalist on board highlighted what we were seeing through narration. Pack for ... Read more
oshunreef
Member Since 2009
7 reviews
46 forum posts
We stayed at Hotel Executive Suites in Carteret, NJ the evening prior to our cruise with our group. The hotel was reasonably priced and there is a bar and restaurant there. Our stay included a breakfast. The drive to the port was ... Read more
Socal18092
Member Since 2013
1 review
5 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Let me start by saying this site provided most of the research material on selecting a cruise line and itinerary for our first cruise experience. Many thanks to Members who gave honest and accurate feedback, making it an easy descision. ... Read more
MagTravel
Member Since 2008
8 reviews
27 forum posts
Embarkation Day was just as bad as we expected and then some. The lines were very long and no provisions were made for the elderly and mobility impaired. There was no food provided until you were on your assigned bus to Ensenada and no ... Read more
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we2cruisersS&L
2 reviews
Not rated Sailed April 2013
Embarcation started smoothly at San Diego Airport. Celebrity met us and directed us to buses and our bags were taken to trucks. I asked the representative if we needed our paperwork i.e. set & sail pass and was told no just needed credit ... Read more
Maksim
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
610 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
trolleys
Member Since 2013
1 review
Before going on the special Top Chef cruise we read the reviews here to get an idea of what to expect. Almost everything was different on this cruise from what we had expected. It was my first cruise and her second. It's very likely ... Read more
ccmcc
Member Since 2013
1 review
We are unseasoned at cruising, so consider these comments with that perspective. Our previous cruise experience was limited to a 50-passenger trip though the Greek isles on the Sea Cloud -- a wholly different experience than that offered ... Read more
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Hazily2
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
96 forum posts
Sailed March 2013
This was a group of 34 cruisers, most over 70, and most on their first cruise. I chose the Reflection because I felt it would provide a positive cruise experience for these folks with sufficient variety in food and entertainment for all. ... Read more
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tinrose56
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
17 forum posts
Sailed March 2013
This is our first Celebrity cruise and we are mostly happy with it. The lady that took care of us at embarkation was efficient but not very friendly and the security people were scary. However, I felt better when we boarded we were ... Read more
donman
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
Sailed February 2013
After reading the recent horrendous reviews of the Celebrity Millennium, I was really very worried that we had chosen the wrong vacation. My experience was overall decent (but not excellent). There are no "WOW" moments on the Celebrity ... Read more
mikechass
Member Since 2009
1 review
763 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2013
Not planning on writing a long review, but I will say I thought Patti was excellent, very sincere and we really enjoyed her time out and about. We saw her in the Ocean View TONS, enjoyed her singing and found her to be one of the better ... Read more
BODICERIPPER
Member Since 2012
1 review
60 forum posts
Sailed January 2013
I realise that I've written one LONG review, but I've attempted to address some of the topics that I wanted to know more about prior to taking my first cruise. Hope it's helpful to some folks. :) This was my first cruise ever and it was ... Read more
1loves2travel
Member Since 2013
1 review
In March 2012, over 30 friends booked the 7 day souther caribbean cruise on Celebrity for January 2013. We used a local agent to handle all bookings for flight, hotel & cruise itself. The discount received for the group booking was split ... Read more
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