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540 Celebrity Southampton Cruise Reviews

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Simongaz
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
My partner and I decided to take a mini cruise to Le Havre on the Celebrity Eclipse on May 8th for 2 nights, just to see what Celebrity cruise ships are like. We are seasoned cruisers and have now tried most of the other large cruise ... Read more
TheTwoWinnys
Member Since 2014
1 review
4 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Does "Modern Luxury Live Here?" Absolutely 2 Nights of Modern Luxury Celebrity Eclipse from Southampton Having done this 2 night break last year and having already sailed on the Celebrity Eclipse in January of course I ... Read more
Barbarian29
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
17 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was our 4th cruise with Celebrity and although still OK overall we certainly noticed that they have cut back in some areas. We suspect that because they have been pushing deals that include some extras such as pre-paid gratuities, ... Read more
jono mono
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
80 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Cruise would have been excellent but for one thing....attitude of customer relations onboard !!.My suitcase had not arrived at cabin,my wifes had been delivered three hours prevously.As it was only 30 mins to dinner i went to the customer ... Read more
lovescarborough
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
114 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We have done quite a lot of cruising and Celebrity is our preferred line. We have Elite status with them and this was our fourth time on Eclipse but our first to Norway. We took our first Celebrity cruise on this ship just after its launch ... Read more

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picmeg1173
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
7 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Let me start by saying I was very nervous about sailing with Celebrity as my previous journey with them on the Summit to Bermuda was not my favorite trip. Well Celebrity has completely converted me! We flew to London a night early to ... Read more
sallygreen1940
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
The Signature Shakespeare and Scandanavia cruise was brilliant. We embarked from Southampton and it was all very easy. The queues weren't bad at all. The safety demonstration was simple to follow and we didn't even have to go on ... Read more
moorish25
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
Celebrity Eclipse 1 - 30 November 2015 Back to Back This cruise sailing in November 2015 was booked in August 2014 as the culmination of having achieved 50 years of marriage We have undertaken around seven cruises on celebrity and all ... Read more
Issyalex
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
1,433 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
This was our first TA cruise but our 5th time on the Eclipse. It felt like we were visiting an old friend. I won't describe the ship as this has been done many times before, I will just describe my first TA experience. Even on booking ... Read more
Bill Simpson
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
Although my wife and I are not seasoned cruisers, we have sailed on the Eclipse a couple of years ago, and enjoyed the experience. We thought it would be nice to try a Transatlantic crossing, even deciding on a back to back cruise, adding ... Read more

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Vancscribbler
Member Since 2001
5 reviews
5 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The Good: The Eclipse is truly a very beautiful ship ...well designed, well appointed, very comfortable public areas, wonderful art/sculptures, conveying a feeling of luxury throughout ... with very good food in the dining room (not ... Read more
ftbinc
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Overall, the experience was very good, the boat was clean, bright, and well maintained. The traffic flow was well managed by the layout, so it never had bottlenecks like some cruise ships forcing diners through the photo studio etc. which ... Read more
Alaska_addict
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
14 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
Second Voyage on the Eclipse for me and will not be the last. Very easy embarkation, took longer to walk to the ship from check in than to go through the check in process. Ship is still as good as last time but couldn’t see ... Read more
Transatlantic buff
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2015
This review is largely about the new entertainment package which Celebrity have introduced in the last month As a veteran of nearly 20 Celebrity cruises I have to say that a change is not before time as the old shows had passed their ... Read more
florrie135
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
118 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
We arrived at Southampton in pouring rain, and quickly parked in the Blue Badge parking area. embarkation was very efficient and we received assistance to get on board. this was our 23rd cruise and the first on Eclipse. The stateroom ... Read more

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Cantbebad
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
What you see {in the brochure} aint what you get. All in all there's nothing wrong with the ship, it's layout or facilities, nor with the Captain, his welcome to the passengers was the most sincere that we have ever experienced in 20 ... Read more
Cantbebad
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
What you see {in the brochure} aint what you get... All in all there's nothing wrong with the ship, it's layout or facilities, nor with the Captain, his welcome to the passengers was the most sincere that we have ever experienced in 20 ... Read more
Ballabob
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2015
Just returned from our Eclipse Cruise to the Canaries my Pros and Cons. Good Points Blu restaurant excellent staff, food, and service Mostly good evening entertainment Cabin was kept clean and tidy Bad Points Lack of ... Read more
Big Friendly Giant
Member Since 2013
1 review
195 forum posts
2 helpful votes
OK where do I start? Eclipse is a lovely ship and our recent cruise to the Canaries was one of the best that we had been on. Dining: The MDR (Moonlight Sonata) is normally great, very attentive waiters and sommeliers. Menu for ... Read more
4545
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2015
This was the first cruise i had done with Celebrity. In the past i have always traveled in a Grand suite or better on the RCCL and was looking for that little bit more, you read all the promises they offer and not all are meet. When ... Read more
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LF2C
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
2,144 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
I don't go in for long, in depth reviews but try to summarise my experience. Ship - fabulous, Immaculate, spotless. Brilliantly run Staff - Exceptional customer service at every level. I'm not sure what some people find to complain ... Read more
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Merv. Crewe
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
The highlight of our Baltic cruise was always going to be our maiden visit to St Petersburg. Friends in America suggested that we book a 2 day tour with Alla Tours. How pleased we were that we took this advice. We were in a group of 13, ... Read more
tarrantf
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
We are experienced cruisers. This trip was 13 nights down to the Canaries from Southampton on Celebrity Eclipse in a veranda Stateroom, deck 7, returning 10th October. The weather was good and the seas very calm. The ship was in ... Read more
MLBH
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our Fortieth Wedding Anniversary present to ourselves therefore we took a while to choose the ship, unfortunately we didn't take enough notice of the entertainment side as we had cruised on different lines and the entertainment ... Read more
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Sgdrg
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our first cruise on the eclipse, we have previously travelled with Cunard and P&O. We were looking forward to a new experience. This is an honest view on what we found, taking into account we all have different tastes. We ... Read more
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