Celebrity Mediterranean Cruise Reviews

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honeyb085
Member Since 2012
5 reviews
27 forum posts
Sailed four weeks ago
This was the first segment of our Back to Back cruise, ending with the Trans-Atlantic to Fort Lauderdale. We arrived in Barcelona several days early to give us a chance to sightsee and get used to the time zone. The flight from ... Read more
likevin423
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
My wife and I were hesitant to go on a cruise given that I have bad motion sickness and we've read all the reviews on how cruise ships are not fun for young adults. I was completely wrong - Celebrity Constellation was fantastic in every ... Read more
karend2
Member Since 2011
1 review
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2016
We chose this cruise specifically because it was going to Israel. We had been to most of the other ports. The crew and service was excellent. I would like to suggest that they use less salt however, in their food. Our cabin was a ... Read more
roseybaby
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
35 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We chose this cruise specifically to spend 3 full days exploring Israel and the disembarking in Istanbul where we intended to stay for a few extra nights. Booking with Choice Air was ideal since when they cancelled Istanbul, they ... Read more
Andromea
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We have taken some cruises with different lines. The positives of cruising on Celebrity Silhouette are many and well described by other reviewers. We would like to point out some possible Improvements. Entertainment In the evening ... Read more
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Papgd454
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
Itinerary, timing and pricing were key factors in choosing this cruise. The ports were mostly places we wanted to see. It was the end of season to avoid crowds and the heat of summer. The price was very good because of late ... Read more
duck67076
Member Since 2010
1 review
2 forum posts
We left Rome and visited several ports in the Mediterranean. They included Malta the Turkish port for Ephesus, Athens and 2 other Greek ports. The most impressive part of the entire journey was our three day visit to Israel. The first day ... Read more
eleanorp
Member Since 2009
1 review
59 forum posts
We have been on many cruises but this cruise was one of the best.Althogh big it was easy to get around.The staff were helpful and polite.Afyer a few days the omlette chef was calling me by my name.The balcony cabin was fine.We were aqua ... Read more
LaserDean
Member Since 2012
1 review
59 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We chose this similar itinerary on two previous occasions, 2012 and 2014. Our intent was to return with friends in 2014, but due to some family tragedy, they had to cancel. Their 2012 experience with food poisoning on an Egypt excursion ... Read more
barrymx5
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
178 forum posts
1 helpful vote
A reunion cruise with some great folks from Oz and Texas that we met on HAL's Volendam 2 years back. All agreed Celebrity a big improvement over HAL. The Eastern Med destinations in Turkey and Israel led to a little pre-cruise anxiety ... Read more
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melbloch
Member Since 2009
11 reviews
838 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Have cruised quite a few times on the Silhouette, but this time there were quite a few differences, some good, some bad. The bad: 1. Holes in the "black out" curtain lining. I had to put small black patches over the holes ... Read more
AuntGG
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
Everything from the cleanliness of the ship, the well-trained friendly staff were amazing. (that never have a negative answer), the cabin was comfortable and always serviced on time. My cabin steward, Miguel, was wonderful. Every single ... Read more
mrrvcrazy30
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
130 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We booked this cruise a year and a half ago. What fun planning. There were 4 of us, all retired, but active. We picked this cruise because of the itinerary and our past experiences with Celebrity. The ship was originally to depart from ... Read more
volvof11
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
565 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the exciting ports we visited. We visited Israel and it was an amazing place. We stayed over night in Jerusalem and felt quite safe. The place is so full of history and is so powerful, just loved it. We ... Read more
clarabeee
Member Since 2009
1 review
4 forum posts
We chose this cruise because of the wonderful itinerary. Malta, Cyprus and Israel were all new to us and having the chance to spend time in Rome after the cruise was a big factor in our decision. The Constellation is a very nice ship. ... Read more
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LF2C
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
2,908 forum posts
4 helpful votes
One of the drivers for picking this cruise was because it originally started in Istanbul, a city we have waited years to visit. Sadly, due to it being deemed unsafe, our embarkation was moved to Athens. It's quite some years since we'd ... Read more
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Big Shed
Member Since 2016
1 review
47 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Spent 12 nights on the Celebrity Constellation in October 2016. For a 14 year old ship she is in very good condition. She was refurbed about 3-4 years ago but is well maintained. She does not have the glamour of some of the newer ships ... Read more
teamflames
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
723 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We are a married couple in our early 40's. This is our 4th cruise and 2nd with X, the previous one being a Western Med cruise 3 years ago on the Equinox. We are fortunate enough to travel permanently but usually in a more budget conscious ... Read more
Thor17
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
48 forum posts
7 helpful votes
My wife and I are in our mid-40's and this was our fifth cruise (2 in Caribbean and 3 in Mediterranean). We have sailed with Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Holland America, and Norwegian. Included in our package was the Classic Beverage ... Read more
woodstock28
Member Since 2016
1 review
We chose this cruise as we had enjoyed our first cruise on board the Reflection a year previous. Ironically the Reflection was alongside us in Barcelona , which brought back happy memories. We knew the cabin would be well appointed with ... Read more
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Ian Pomfret
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed October 2016
As a retired couple, early 60's, we have cruised with other companies but were attracted to this cruise because of the timing and ports visited. We booked a stateroom with balcony (6214) and were very pleased with the size, facilities and ... Read more
Werfree
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We were looking for a cruise with some uniqueness to the port destinations. After being an exclusive 5 time Celebrity cruiser we did look at others but came to the conclusion that Celebrity again provided everything and more than all but ... Read more
JWA Edinburgh
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise because of the ports visited and previous Celebrity experience. Food and service on board was 1st class. We appreciated arriving at ports of call exactly on time and the visit to each port was interesting and full of ... Read more
Sunbeam343
Member Since 2016
1 review
We chose this cruise because we liked the itinerary,Greece Turkey and Italy and,although we have had about 15 previous cruises ,we haven't sailed 5 star or with Celebrity.We liked the comfort of the ship and layout of the ... Read more
Trevo131
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We chose this cruise firstly because it was terrific value for the money 2nd for the ports it was visiting 3rd because it was Celebrity and they are always on top of the game.The embarkation was in Venice and went smoothly we were soon on ... Read more
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