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52 Celebrity Istanbul Cruise Reviews

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Black Sea Pretty Grim! Call me Dave
10/14
Booked this cruise in January as we really wanted to see Yalta, Sevastopol, and Odessa, and the Putin invaded Crimea ... Read more
We loved: the excursions and the quality of the guides that led them; the excellent speakers on topics linked to the ... Read more
This was the twentieth cruise, eight with Celebrity, the second on Constellation and, because of advancing age and ... Read more
Black Sea cruising is usually offered in a limited time period. Since cruise itinerary is my most important criteria ... Read more
10/14
Hi, I will write this review in my best English but it is not my mother language so I am sure I will make mistakes, I ... Read more

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We visited Istanbul independently prior to the cruise and spent 3 wonderful days site seeing. we boarded the ship on ... Read more
Pretty Bad ! sareldlh
10/14
We just returned from the Sept. 20th 2014 cruise thru/around the Black Sea and what a disappointment.! We sailed about ... Read more
Very good cruise CaptainJF
08/14
My wife and I did the 7 night Greek Odyssey cruise (Istanbul - Rome) July 19 - 26 on the Celebrity Equinox. We have ... Read more
With my wife and daughter (15) we tried our first cruise with Celebrity in the Eastern Med. We all had different ... Read more
Busy cruise on great ship Two UK Cruisers
07/14
We booked direct with Celebrity and then organised our flights for London Heathrow and hotel stay in Istanbul ... Read more

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We have just returned for our first ever cruise and i thought i would share a few points for the benefit of other first ... Read more
We arrived in Istanbul airport on day of departure, something we never do. This time we did and were very lucky. No ... Read more
Magical and beautiful lovetosailwithfamily
01/14
Although, I was a little concerned about spending a few days in Istanbul prior to the cruise. I was pleasantly ... Read more
01/14
We sailed on the Constellation in November on their Greek Islands cruise., not our happiest. Travelling to istanbul ... Read more
My husband and I recently enjoyed a 12 night cruise on the Constellation and then stayed on for a 15-night ... Read more

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12/13
We've done quite a few cruises on Celebrity so knew what to expect but we had one really fabulous surprise and that was ... Read more
We experienced a near-perfect 12-night cruise around the Eastern Mediterranean that was port intensive in a beautiful ... Read more
Having just read a review for the Constellation’s Turkey and Greek Isles cruise I felt compelled to put pen to ... Read more
12/13
My daughter and I recently returned from our wonderful holiday which incorporated a 12 night cruise on the Celebrity ... Read more
My daughter shouted me this cruise from Istanbul to Rome. This was my first time cruising and I absolutely loved it - ... Read more

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12/13
The first thing that made this cruise different is Captain Thasos Kafetzis. He is forever present on the ship. On his ... Read more
YES... we are Celebrity "Elite" members.... we quaff our tea with a raised pinky, actually dress for formal nights, ... Read more
OVERVIEW This was our second cruise on a Millennium class vessel although the Constellation has been Solticised, so ... Read more
Constellation 10-31-13 Turkey and Greece Monday  Tuesday, October 28 & 29 We were driven by family members ... Read more
If I have my facts straight, our newly promoted Ship's Master, Captain Tasos Kafetzis is but 38 years of age. A ... Read more

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