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153 Celebrity San Diego Cruise Reviews
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El Crucero
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
717 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Frequent cruisers on Celebrity but first time on Infinity, San Diego to Vancouver in Aqua class. Each timed we cruise on Celebrity we say it was our best cruise ever, and this cruise was no exception. Although we had been to the ports of ... Read more
Doggie Daddy
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
31 forum posts
9 helpful votes
My wife, daughter, and I have been on a dozen plus cruises. Timing and only flying one way were the reasons for booking this cruise. I had read that embarkation in San Diego was not always smooth. We received an e-mail saying our ... Read more
cruzlvr4545
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
7 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Chose this cruise because I had friends booked on it. Also, it was an opportunity to return to CA, and then visit states I had not been to before, Oregon & Washington. Loved the Infinity, so sad she had problems docking in Alaska! ... Read more
Alcairns
Member Since 2008
4 reviews
7 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise to replicate a cruise we did in 2008 which included Alaska. This time we did B2B with the Alaska cruise. The ship was a nice size but was showing some signs of its age. Embarkation at San Diego was very fast and ... Read more
ilockwh
Member Since 2007
4 reviews
21 helpful votes
Celebrity Infinity Pacific Coastal—Hubbard Glacier Cruise. May 2016 My wife and I took the eleven-day Celebrity Pacific Coastal cruise followed by the seven-day Hubbard Glacier Alaskan cruise in May 2016. The two cruises were a ... Read more
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thebutlerdidit
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
989 forum posts
12 helpful votes
We had another great Celebrity cruise. Some of our "firsts" on this one: First aft cabin (love!), first time eating in the MDR for breakfast (still haven't hit a lunch!), first time we caught the Liars Club game (fun), first time ... Read more
cookebakr
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Even though we had visited most of these ports before, we loved them all and wanted to visit again. Started out staying in San Diego 3 nights before the cruise. Visited the zoo, which is a must, La Jolla, just beautiful, Coronado ... Read more
D Wagner
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for the ports. We really enjoyed all of them. I would highly recommend this itinerary. As far as the cruise experience, we were slightly disappointed in the shows in the theater. The guest entertainers were pretty ... Read more
Max Bet
Member Since 2015
1 review
85 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I'll start by saying we are loyal Celebrity cruisers for several reasons. We are Blue Chip Club VIPs and as such they take very good care of us. This was our 6th X cruise and our first Pacific Coastal. We chose this trip based on the ... Read more
RELIABILT
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
1 helpful vote
although we had a great time on this cruise & loved the intinerrary, we were disappointed with the food among other things. the food in the buffet was really poor. we tried several times to eat there but were always upset with the ... Read more
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Pat&Paul
Member Since 2006
1 review
532 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Overall, it was an OK cruise. The MDR menu really need to refer to previous generations menus where there where more choices for each course. Now there are 'starters' and 'entrees'. Cabin 3130 was awesome if you are on an M class ship. ... Read more
06mike
Member Since 2011
1 review
19 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the itinerary and Cruise Line. The Canal was underwhelming since it was impossible to hear the transit narration over the PA system and therefore we missed the history and tidbits concerning the old vs new ... Read more
Navy Mustang
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
64 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Panama Canal always has been one of my bucket list cruises and am glad I finally saw the marvels of going through the canal but 15 days was a little too long on this older ship. What was missing was the fun factor we see on Royal Caribbean ... Read more
ginka123
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
7 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because we wanted to do the complete transit of the Canal. We've always enjoyed cruising with Celebrity and this time did not disappoint us. Passengers had been given a specific time to check in (based on the ... Read more
PMikeH
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
We took the Celebrity Infinity (ship) cruise through the Panama Canal in April 2016. There's good and bad about the cruise and the company. The ship was good - it's clean, well organized and the staff is excellent. Based on that, they ... Read more
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Rogueperson
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
1,033 forum post
7 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
We booked this cruise as our honeymoon before we even decided when we were getting married. We had a lot of expectations and concerns with this cruise. Mostly, this would be the longest cruise either of us have been on and knowing that, ... Read more
travelers98
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 helpful votes
While we have sailed with Celebrity Cruise Lines several times, this was the first cruise on the Infinity and what a disappointment. The service on the ship was far below Celebrity expectations. The ship is older as is not being kept up ... Read more
hakeem
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
This was our 6th Celebrity cruise and the second on this class of ship.Having read the November reviews (the cruise before ours),I felt I had to come to the defence of the ship.This was our second time through the canal and the actual ... Read more
1Bratwurst
Member Since 2014
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
Before the cruise we stayed 2 nights in San Diego and after the cruise 2 nights in Miami. Enough time to explore the cities and no hurry to get to the ship and back home immediately after the cruise. Both ports are easy to reach from the ... Read more
walter54
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
9 forum posts
Sailed April 2015
Panama cruise April 13 - April 28 2015 Due to mechanical problems, our flight between Brussels and Atlanta was delayed with more than 7 hours. Besides that the flight between L.A. and San Diego was cancelled. So we did the last track by ... Read more
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Chrisda
Member Since 2015
1 review
Overall: While we had enjoyable experiences on the cruise this was due more to the ports of call rather than the ship itself. Overall the cruise fell well below our expectations. The quality of food was not much above fast food / cafe ... Read more
missjazz
Member Since 2012
1 review
8 forum posts
The Infinity cruise before us had norovirus, but Celebrity went above and beyond to make sure our cruise didn't have the same problem. They were extra cautious and I applaud them for it. We'd sailed on other cruise lines but this was the ... Read more
conwakr
Member Since 2005
5 reviews
267 forum posts
Sailed April 2015
We picked this ship because of the itinerary. We had an aft concierge cabin and the large deck was worth the up-charge, plus the itinerary suited an aft for earlier sailaways and the Canal journey. The ship was very clean having just ... Read more
richard w.
Member Since 2015
1 review
Sailed March 2015
Our cabin or state room as they call it, was a pleasant surprise-very clean, large and modern. We had a balcony which was appreciated very much as we were always able to see the ocean and never felt claustrophobic. Our cabin steward, ... Read more
Golden Child
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2014
We sailed as a party of 5 on our second cruise with celebrity (the first time was with the Equinox). Prior to sailing we had read a number of indifferent reviews on the Infinity but were happy to give it the benefit of the doubt. The ... Read more
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