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186 Celebrity Holiday Cruise Reviews

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exgunner
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our second cruise. Our first was a great experience with Royal Caribbean. Based on reviews, we decided to go with Celebrity this time. The experience was a great deal of fun with plenty of opportunities for relaxation; but was it ... Read more
gillcates
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
I will start on a positive as we have cruised on the Eclipse four times now. As usual the staff really made the cruise as they are so gracious, interesting and hepful. Also the cleaniness of the whole ship was good. The ports were as good ... Read more
garda19
Member Since 2004
2 reviews
156 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our 14th cruise and our 5th Celebrity cruise and our first Thanksgiving cruise. We enjoyed this cruise even more that the others. The Aqua Class cabin #1524 was beautiful. It was well designed, clean and quiet. During the entire ... Read more
Queen of Oakville
Member Since 2010
1 review
1,737 forum post
0 helpful votes
About us This was our first X cruise. We've sailed RCL, DCL, HAL, and Princess. Let me just say that the verdict is and we are converted to loyal X cruisers. DH and I are in our mid-40s. We have an 8 year old daughter and a 7 year old ... Read more
tysver
Member Since 2012
1 review
21 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Unpacked, final load of laundry drying, so time to write the review. Overall a great Thanksgiving week in the Eastern Caribbean. I have written this based on my opinions and comments made by my wife and two others traveling in our party. ... Read more

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wreckless13
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2014
We sailed on the Celebrity Summit out of San Juan on Thanksgiving week. There were five port-days (St. Croix, St. Kitts, Dominca, Grenada and St. Thomas) and one day at sea. Since it was a holiday week there were more school-age ... Read more
Crusen32
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was my first cruise; however, my two step kids and husband had been on Royal Carribean 12 plus times. So our rating will be based on these experiences. We did the all inclusive upgraded beverage package and based on the amount of ... Read more
ewlj
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
34 forum posts
0 helpful votes
A REVIEW FOR 'CELEBRITY SUMMIT' TO NEW ENGLAND AND CANADA: (Read all the way to the end for my 'Highlights and Lowlights'!) This was my 8th cruise, although FIRST with Celebrity. We'd heard so much about it being 'all that', but we came ... Read more
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Two Grey Gypsies
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We recently went on a 14 day cruise in East Asia - it was OK but overall we were somewhat disappointed. Our cabin was good, the cabin attendant, and the dining room waiter were good, and the itinerary was good. But we did not find the ... Read more
Heng29
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This is our second cruise with Celebrity after cruising with them to Alaska on Century in 2012, although we are established cruisers with other cruise lines over the past 18 years. We very much enjoyed the cruise aboard this modern ship ... Read more

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cubella59
Member Since 2011
1 review
289 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Celebrity Millennium – Holiday Cruise- Dec 21, 2013- Hong Kong- Singapore (SE Asia) I wanted to share our experiences on the Celebrity Millennium Dec 21- Hong Kong- Singapore Holiday cruise. This is an honest assessment; the good, ... Read more
Barmerman
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
3 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was a repeat cruise for us. We enjoyed the Christmas cruise on Celebrity Equinox so much in 2012 we did it again in 2013 and we have already booked in 2014. The 2014 cruise on Equinox will span 11 days, span Christmas and New Years ... Read more
Rick O
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the ports of call and wanted to try our luck with Celebrity. Plus we liked that the ship stayed in ports for multiple days. This was our 7th cruise (first with Celebrity) and we have traveled extensively. ... Read more
tvmom301
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2013
We were pleasantly impressed with our cruise on the Celebrity Summit, sailing Christmas week, 2013. This was our first cruise with Celebrity, having sailed many times with Princess, NCL and Royal Caribbean and it surely will not be our ... Read more
SpendingTheirInheritance
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
286 forum posts
0 helpful votes
So, my 5-day Christmas cruise from Fort Lauderdale to Key West and Cozumel was a nice alternative to spending the holiday covered in ice. The weather in FL and Mexico was really nice; not too steamy (while here in New England we were ... Read more

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76Jaguar
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
24 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2013
My DH and I took our first cruise on board the Celebrity Summit over the week of Christmas. We have cruised on several other lines before, this was our first time on Celebrity. We flew into San Juan on Friday and stayed overnight at ... Read more
marchbreakcruiser2
Member Since 2011
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2013
Just returned from a 7 night Eastern Caribbean cruise during the week of Christmas. We have cruised with Celebrity before and because we are Elite members, enjoy some of the perks - like free laundry, dry-cleaning and internet. We also ... Read more
305pirate
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Traveled on the December 21st Sailing of Celebrity Reflection (Holiday Cruise) out of Miami. Port stops in San Juan in Puerto Rico, Charlotte Amalie in St. Thomas and Phillipsburg in St. Maarten (Dutch Side). We were in an S-1 Sky Suite, ... Read more
laurensc325
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
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
jimbo249
Member Since 2013
1 review
24 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2013
We arrived in Auckland 3 days early to look around and was not disappointed it is a lovely place, come time to board the ship I was a little disappointed in the time and conditions that it took to get aboard very slow and very hot and ... Read more

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floridatravelersforlife
Member Since 2006
6 reviews
1,124 forum post
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2013
Five of us took this cruise in Concierge Class. My DW and elected to stay in CC and we were glad we did as I will explain later. We are Elite Plus with many cruises from around the world under our belts Before embarkation day,we received ... Read more
Harbor1492
Member Since 2008
15 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
1. General Comments: A pleasant cruise with good weather; this was our second Panama Canal transit from the Pacific to the Atlantic. We are regular cruisers; this was our first time on Celebrity. We booked an Aqua Class stateroom on ... Read more
Gimena B
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Christmas is supposed to be magical and so is a cruise! Our 16 member family boarded the Celebrity Infinity in Valparaiso, Chile on December 2012 and it was magical! The ship is beautiful and was awesomely decorated for the holidays! It ... Read more
Germancruiser
Member Since 2004
5 reviews
2,742 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Pre Cruise Stay: Since we decided to unwind a few days before we were to board ship we looked for a nice Hotel in Fort Lauderdale- preferably close, or at the Beach. We choose the " W -- Hotel- " Fort Lauderdale. After a little ... Read more
terrytallent1
Member Since 2005
11 reviews
2,172 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2012
We started our month long vacation from Virginia on December 19, 2012. We drove to Florida and spend a week at a time share resort with family in Orlando, FL. We drove to Fort Lauderdale the day before sailing and stayed at a Holiday Inn ... Read more

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