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floridatravelersforlife
Member Since 2006
6 reviews
1,215 forum post
1 helpful vote
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
LindseyJane
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
11 forum posts
We booked directly with Celebrity in order to secure a five hundred dollar on board credit. This came in useful when paying our wine and bar bill. Beware prices for drinks are high. The Reflection at less than a year old and is very ... Read more
Harbor1492
Member Since 2008
17 reviews
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
1 helpful vote
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
2,792 forum posts
1 helpful vote
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
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terrytallent1
Member Since 2005
11 reviews
2,290 forum posts
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
Project_gal
Member Since 2008
8 reviews
7,564 forum posts
Let me start with a little background to put this review into some perspective. This was our ninth cruise, our sixth with Celebrity but our first on an S-Class ship. Every cruise is special but we wanted something extra special to ... Read more
joschus
Member Since 2004
1 review
61 forum posts
Even though Reflection is a new ship, it is already well-reviewed here on Cruise Critic. It is gorgeous and extremely well laid out. I realized after being on board a day that this was one of the first ships I've been on when it didn't ... Read more
CannyCruisin
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 helpful vote
As with some people on this sight I do not normally feel the urge to write a review but (In my opinion) some small issues have been exaggerated regarding this cruise. Check In- We arrived at the check in around 2pm and did not ... Read more
ebonybee
Member Since 2003
2 reviews
407 forum posts
Sailed December 2012
After two cruises within the year on RCCL large ships which left us fatigued from all the activities we decided to take it down a notch with Celebrity. In terms of a entertainment we found it many steps downward but service and food were ... Read more
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jimbhoy
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2012
As Constellation has been relegated to shorter cruise lengths the Eclipse has taken over our favourite two week itinery. It is a beautiful ship with stunning designs but it lacks the ambiance and friendliness of Millennium class vessels ... Read more
gettinold
Member Since 2011
11 reviews
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
We are a couple from the UK in our early fifties. We absolutely love cruising and have mostly been on various Royal Caribbean ships. So as this cruise covered New Year, we thought we would " trade up " and although it was expensive, we ... Read more
Tikus
Member Since 2012
1 review
20 forum posts
Sailed December 2012
We were in cabin 1067 port side in a concierge class room. The room is a good size with the bed near king size and plenty of storage. We had 3 large bags (23kg each - packed way too many clothes) but by utilising the cupboard over the ... Read more
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Lou16482
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
Since we live in the northeast we decided to fly to FLL. We made all the arrangements through Celebrity for the flying and ground transportation to the ship. The flights were fine, right on time both ways. When we arrived in FLL we found ... Read more
Lou16482
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2012
Since we live in the northeast we decided to fly to FLL. We made all the arrangements for air travel and airport-to-ship through Celebrity. Air travel was great, right on time. The bus to the ship was as if they never did this before. ... Read more
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Atsamyboat
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
We are experienced cruisers. Did this exotic itinerary with friends who we hook up with every two years. Embarkation good- no issues. Rooms were ready within an hour which is quicker than what we are accustomed to. Room Steward was ok ... Read more
ausguy73
Member Since 2010
1 review
33 forum posts
I've noted previous reviews on here that list a range of complaints and frankly I just don't understand what anyone has to complain about. This is my third Celebrity Cruise and I was a little worried after reading some reviews that ... Read more
allgames
Member Since 2002
14 reviews
173 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Celebrity Solstice - Australia/New Zealand 12-23-2012 to 1/4/2013 12 night pacific cruise With over 20 cruises under my belt, I looked at this cruise as one of the ultimate cruises to go on. Coming from "The States", it is not often ... Read more
Cruiser104
Member Since 2010
1 review
20 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2012
Equinox Cruise December 21, 2012 10 days Caribbean St. Thomas, St Maarten, St. Kitts, Barbados, Dominica Embarkation: Couldn't have been easier. There was only one person in front of us and with having all the paperwork done on ... Read more
windy12
Member Since 2007
1 review
68 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2012
We returned from our Christmas Holiday cruise on the Summit. This was our family's first time on a Celebrity ship so I can't speak for other Celebrity Ships but the Summit was not impressive. We had two cabins and one of them smelled of ... Read more
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CrusieToy
Member Since 2009
1 review
482 forum posts
1 helpful vote
About us: We are in our 50's and both retired. This was our 10th Cruise and our first Celebrity Cruise. Arriving: We flew in from Atlanta, GA and stayed at the Holiday Inn Express that was about ½ mile away from the port. We ... Read more
Love to travel 54
Member Since 2012
5 reviews
5 of us (all sister and brothers-in-law) spent 2 weeks on Christmas cruise. We enjoyed it and would recommend the ship but not for Christmas, as it was very limited in Christmas spirit. The ship was lovely - nice public areas, lovely ... Read more
OpalGem
Member Since 2012
1 review
75 forum posts
-Travel To Port of Embarkation - We traveled same day as embarkation which got us in San Juan around 3:15pm. Taxi cab driver was very friendly and accomodating. We requested a stop at a local store on the way to the San Juan Port. This ... Read more
Laffncruiser
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
12 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We cannot say enough about our beautiful room, large comfortable bed and granite counter built-ins and desk/vanity area, pillow menu and the very spiffy spa bath (loved that shower!) We enjoyed the daily amenities from the bottle of ... Read more
ilovelenox
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
8 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2012
This was our second cruise, both on Celebrity, the first being an Alaska Inside Passage cruise. Although we've been intending to take a special vacation to celebrate my recovery from cancer, we booked spur of the moment after some extra ... Read more
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