Why did they get rid of the sheer curtains??? My wife will NEVER quit asking that and I never heard a rational reason. As usual it took 2 or 3 days for the steward to do routine things like ice and not having to chase around soap or shampoo. Read entire member review >>
Cabin 1108 is wonderful!! It is midship and has a huge balcony, with a clear view Forward, straight to the fly-bridge. Our steward, Gabriel, was the best we have had, and very attentive. We never met the Concierge, and never heard from her, other than the pre-recorded 'welcome' call. The afternoon canapes were the same.every.single.day. But a nice snack mid-afternoon. Read entire member review >>
Celebrity advertise as Modern Luxury, however our cabin was a little tired looking, shabby.
The curtains were shabby, the tie back hook not attached to the wall on one side and the other side held on by a safety pin!!!
The sliding wardrobe door was sticking and did not close properly without lifting it with two hands. There was not a lot of shelving. If this is Concierge Class, I hate to think what the cabins below are like. Certainly not Modern Luxury. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin was Concierge Class - would not recommend this stateroom category - as the only "extras" were a welcome bottle of sparkling wine plus daily afternoon snacks (fruit and canapes that were not very tasty). We were supposed to have an Exclusive Pre-Departure Lounge, however did not see one possibly because after we checked in we were able to get right on the ship. We never did see a pillow menu which was another one of the perks of concierge class. We did start out the week with two hairdryers in the room - but halfway through the cruise one disappeared. Read entire member review >>
Great, quiet location right by the library & elevators & beside the Celebrity Suites. Wonderful room attendant, Michael. I was in a walking boot (from an injury) & as soon as he saw it he turned & got me two buckets of ice to reduce the swelling & continued to bring me two buckets of ice twice daily for the cruise. This was so thoughtful of him & made my comfort level so much better--never asked for it, he just brought it Read entire member review >>
OK, the cabins are small.....we expected that. But they're very cleverly fitted out with enough storage and good bathrooms. I'd read many forums outlining the shortfalls of many cruise cabins but didn't experience any on Solstice. My only mistake was to book Concierge class. The evening canapes were very ordinary and we stopped ordering them. In future, I'd still book a balcony (which was surprisingly generous in size) but on a lower deck. More money for specialty restaurants! Read entire member review >>
It was located just behind the area that juts out of the ship. Our forward view was not the best. I thought for a concierge it could have been a room with a better view. It was a great location on the ship. If we would have been on the other side of the area that jutted out, it would have been much better. Read entire member review >>
The bathroom was larger than on Sea Princess with a better layout. Our bed was very comfortable and we had a selection of pillows to choose from. We enjoyed our canapes each afternoon delivered to our room. The television was large and adjustable to watch while in bed. A comfortable lounge faced the bar fridge next to our balcony. The balcony was larger than Sea Princess with reclining chairs and a small round table. We were also able to adjust our air conditioning. Read entire member review >>
We always book concierge class cabins for many reasons...better towels and linens, champagne, fruit, and flowers in the room....extra gifts, better shower heads and toiletries, but also for the expanded room service menu, which is fantastic. You can eat a wonderful romantic full service breakfast with smoothies, fresh squeezed juice, French toast, eggs benedict in the room...which is a nice touch. Joseph and Danny were the best. Celebrity is the only line we have sailed on that uses two attendants per stateroom, and it is a very nice touch. We never wanted for anything...Cudos to Celebrity for this policy. Read entire member review >>
Our room (including bathroom) was spacious with lots of storage space and a very comfortable bed (foam I believe). Our room included a balcony which we enjoyed daily. Our vacation planner booked us a room that faced east on the sail up to Skagway so we enjoyed majestic views from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM every day - thank you Daniel!
Miguel was our stateroom attendant. He greeted us warmly shortly after we arrived and proved his sincerity every day keeping our room tidy and well-supplied ... including creative, whimsical towel sculptures (including a truly hilarious chimpanzee that I would attach a photo of here but do not see an attachment feature.) We slept in most days and keep the do not disturb sign on the door most of the day but somehow Miguel figured ways to get in and out of our room during our excursions and ensured we always returned to a orderly room - he is a true professional. Read entire member review >>
Well laid out, everything you need is there. It's a hotel room, with dozens of exact replicas on other floors, can't really think of anything you really need to know about it. Read entire member review >>
Cabin was well appointed although some deck noise from buffet above when staff were moving heavy trolleys around. great to have a balcony with some shelter above. beg was firm and comfortable and cabin attendant helpful in sorting out the right pillow for us. Read entire member review >>
My cabin was concierge class and on Deck 12. No big issues here. Minor noise issue but not enough to be a problem. I'd stay in this cabin again. I did have one issue with the extended wall banging during the night but once I reported this to the concierge desk it was fixed that day. The cabin was neat and tidy and suited my needs, (Solo Traveller). Read entire member review >>
This room was just big enough for two people for a 12 day cruise. I would hate to have had to share this room with 3 others as the room is designed for (hideaway bed with couch). The balcony was great. The balcony was much larger than the standard C category rooms due to its location and it was fully covered as was every other room on the side of the ship (at least the higher floors). This balcony was 1000% better than the piece of crap that we had on the Royal Princess last year. We had an aft balcony room that was completely exposed and unusable due to the daily deposits of soot. We had room # 2152 on the Celebrity Solstice in 2010 that was perfect as it had about an 80% coverage of the balcony. The only problem with our room was the room steward. we rarely saw him. We saw more of the steward that was tending rooms on a different section. Should have requested him instead of the one we had. Read entire member review >>
Cabin 2104, great spot on the deck with a fantastic view, nice and quiet. Loved the bathroom, plenty of space. Cabin needed more hanging space though. Good location to the pool deck, spa and gym, only draw back was the invasive sewerage smell which probably was a engineering fault that needed fixing when in port. Overall, a top cabin! Read entire member review >>
Fabulous angled balcony - view down the length of the ship. Slight noise from Oceanview Cafe above starts at about 5am when trolleys are wheeled out, but using earplugs solved this issue Read entire member review >>
Handy as you are close to the lifts and only two floors from the pool so it is easy to take the stairs. If you dont want to go to the back of the boat from breakfast then they serve a healthy option in the solarium.
Utilise the over head cupboard above the bed and you will have plenty of room for all your clothes. Bathrooms are a good size as is the bed. Read entire member review >>
This cabin is deceptively spacious. I wasn't sure everything would fit (we bought 3 suitcases on board plus a suit bag) but there was loads of storage space and of course room under the bed for the bags. Balcony very spacious compared to other lines we have been on. Shower is full size and fits larger people very comfortably as does the bathroom generally - great layout.
All in all the cabin was well laid out and very comfortable. We bought our iPod dock on board for music but there was no need as there is plenty of choice available through the TV system. Good choice of programs and movies on demand as well. Read entire member review >>
CABIN 1227 - CONCIERGE CLASS
Slightly small cabin with limited closet space. Very convenient location next to the Elevators and quiet location. Shower has a door on it instead of curtain which is desirable.
Not sure if Concierge Class was worth the extra money. Beds were very comfortable. Read entire member review >>
Cabin 2110. Great location on deck 12. One down from the buffet and close to the lifts. We had a very large extended balcony with a view to aft.Cabin was quiet and we would book it again. Read entire member review >>
Great location (albeit a long walk to elevator), wonderful balcony, just enough storage, washroom is typical Solstice class in other words huge for a cruise ship. Good size TV with excellent free movies to chose from Read entire member review >>
The closet is way too small and poorly placed. It's really difficult to get into the left side. Women need to bring cascading hangars if they have dresses, skirts and pants they want to hang.
The bathroom storage is more than ample and we didn't even use it all. I hate the tiny sink above the counter. If you wash your face over the sink you're hit in the head by the faucet; awful. But the shower is larger than most in this category, plenty of room to turn and move around. Love the shower except I wish there were a hand held shower-head.
The end tables are way too tiny especially on the side with the phone. Storage elsewhere in the cabin is sufficient because of the bins over the bed.
The balcony in this cabin is deeper and because it's on the backside of the hump you are protected from winds (and of course rain because of the depth).
The lighting is terrible in the cabin; either too bright or too low ... nothing in between. But I never like the lighting in ship cabins.
The cabin location could not be any better; we booked it twice because we were so happy the first time. Read entire member review >>
We were in a Handicapped equipped cabin and it was very well laid out. Everything I needed was there. Lots of room and good closet space and a nice balcony.
as you probably know, the tables in the cabins are really tiny and room service was difficult. (Not enough space for the food, and no table on the balcony). Read entire member review >>
Good use of space, mostly comfortable, with a nice "veranda". Pretty well positioned starboard, mostly aft- 3 decks below the buffet, aft bulkhead is a firewall, no noise from anything except the door slammers on the other side of the forward bulkhead. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin we found to be good, bathroom good size and shower must be the best we have had. Wardrobe space excellent and good amount of hangers. Balcony and furniture excellent. Short walk to lifts and stairs. Plenty of toiletries replaced daily, and bed and pillows very comfortable. Read entire member review >>
Cabin was larger than I remember on Carnival Conquest or Glory. Bathroom was definitely larger, well lit, and had a large walled shower that was really nice. The rooms are outside of the atrium and along a hallway near the elevator and library. It was always quiet, day or night. The balcony was always relaxing with a view of the navigation tower. Balcony furniture was very comfortable BUT THERE WAS NO LIGHT ON THE BALCONY so at night you could hardly see the hand in front of your face. Once totally dark it was spooky to be outside with no lighting. I guess that would be my only negative comment; no light on the balcony. The cabin steward, Ronnie, was the best! Read entire member review >>
Deck 10, CC2 stateroom 1194. We were the last stateroom on the starboard side of the ship, and our friends were in the exact same location port side, cabin 1401. These cabins had slightly oversized balconies.
We love the layout of the new staterooms. A lot of people have written in their reviews that there is not enough storage in the S-Class cabins, but we found the layout even better for us than the storage on the M-Class ships. I can see how the over the bed storage would be difficult for some people to access, but as I'm 5' 9", and my husband is even taller we had no problems utilizing this space to the max. The desk/bar area is much more user friendly then on the M-Class ships, and we loved all the bathroom storage. The large flat screen interactive TV was also a welcome addition. And we especially loved the balcony furniture: it's comfortable enough to sleep on, which I did several afternoons after dozing off reading a novel. Read entire member review >>
We had one of the Concierge cabins and it was amazing. It had a great bed, a couch and bar fridge. The closet was large and there was lots of room under the bed for your luggage. The bathroom was large and had a great shower stall with circular enclosed sliding glass doors. We had fresh flowers and fruit every day.On the veranda, we had reclining lounge chairs and a table. Read entire member review >>
Cabin 9296 - Concierge Class, bed by the balcony with an extra deep balcony.
Room: The bed was very comfortable and linens were top quality. Yes, the closet doors are awkward but space is adequate and the set up worked out to be fine. Additional hangers are always needed and were promptly delivered upon request by our cabin steward Roger who was excellent. In the bureau area the top drawer and space above fridge is warm so yes, I wouldn't store anything here that may be affected by this. Appetizers were delivered every afternoon and we ate them maybe half the time. I really preferred when Celebrity used to do their "midnight bites". There was a bottle of the Celebrity champagne waiting for us which was decent enough. We didn't drink it until the end of the week. Fruit was placed in the room which we didn't eat and it was in the way most of the time. We did keep forgetting to tell our steward to take it away. We enjoyed breakfast on the balcony most days and it was always delivered on time. Additional perks in the CC cabins were 2 different size umbrellas, tote bags, credit card holders, and binoculars (to borrow). Lighting is good. Decor is nicely understated and relaxing. Little touches like overlapping draperies and the ability to lock the slider in place are nice. There are a few hooks on the wall as you enter the cabin coming in handy but adding a few more would be really useful. Beach towels were left in the room on evenings before port days. It would have been helpful to place a card on these requesting "return to the room" rather than pool area where we left them. We explained our mistake to our cabin attendant and were not charged. We had not had a chance to read through the literature explaining this.
Balcony: It was nice having no lights on the balconies at night. The water is lit by the ship lights so it is not completely dark out there. Our balcony was not windy at all and we had a very good view. There were two very nice comfortable loungers with separate stools that could double as additional seating or low tables. We also had a small dining table with two chairs. Our balcony partition was opened by the steward so we could expand our space with our friends next door. This was a great feature.
Bathroom: Great set up with lots of storage, well organized, but no outlets in there. The faucet does actually swivel though it is tight. TP holder definitely needs replacement with a properly designed one and is basically useless. Hooks are handy along the wall. Shower was wonderful and adequately sized. Water pressure was excellent and shower doors were a very nice design feature. Cotton balls & q-tips were placed in an open holder and not wrapped in plastic. I find this to be less sanitary and therefore, less desirable. Towels were good quality and plentiful. Read entire member review >>
We were in Room 9296 (bump out room) and we also had 9298 and 9300. The room was not ready when we arrived. All drawers still had the remnants of the former guests as did the bathroom (used shower cap still hanging on the door hook). Balcony bits of food. We did not have the bottle of Grey Goose we had ordered prior to the trip but our other two rooms did. However, none of them had the mixers we ordered with them nor the cards I had sent with my best wishes to my kids. We had one of the bump units so our balcony was larger, which was great. We were never bothered by noise in the hallway or from crew. It was a great location and centrally located and close to the elevators.The bed was really comfortable but we could have done with more drawer space especially for two people on a 7 day cruise. I can't ever understand why the ships do not have hooks in the rooms. Passengers could use them for so much; hats, bags, clothing, etc. Read entire member review >>
The Voyager Class ships on RCCL have significantly more storage space. Our room, a C-2 on the Penthouse deck, was well appointed and very clean. Elevators ran smoothly and the staff were friendly and courteous.
The crew seemed to be stretched too thin. We started bringing drinks from the bar to dinner each evening because it was taking 30-45 minutes to place a wine order and the bar hostess rarely came by. We were well into our second course of the meal before were would get our first glass of wine. There were also long waits at the bars and the bartenders only came around the pool deck every 30 minutes or so. Read entire member review >>
Drawers in bathroom too small
Overall size of bathroom was wonderful. It was very big for a ship bathroom.
Balcony perfect size for two.
Wished the thermostat was electronic instead of dial.
Overall room size, very generous for two people. Enough storage for clothes. I loved the vanity to sit at and put my makeup on.
Did not like the hair dryer that came with the cabin.
No irons due to regulation for cruise line..wished I had one or a location to iron myself. Read entire member review >>
We had enough room for the three of us regarding closet and drawers. The bathroom needs more space for three and we solved the problem by following the advice of an experienced cruiser that recommended to buy a canvas show hanger to place on the bathroom door. That way we could put the myriad of toiletries we carried without a hitch.
The couch is what is used as the third bed and it is NOT comfortable. Make sure you pick the right cabin with a real third bed. The couch is good for children only. Read entire member review >>
We chose the Concierge class. Embarkation was a breeze. The cabin was roomy enough with a good sized balcony and adequate storage. With the balcony door closed, the room was fairly quiet. It was also in a good location being close but not too close to the aft elevators and stairs. Great interactive LCD TV, comfortable bed; though still don't know what was meant by the Pillow Menu which is supposed to be a perk of the Concierge class. Fresh fruit was delivered daily. Our stateroom attendant Lydia was wonderful servicing the room frequently replacing towels, etc. Shower was good sized and worked better than most hotel showers I've used ( great shower head and consistent water temp). Read entire member review >>
Nice amenities, no creaking, poor soundproofing between cabins. Heard noise from adjacent cabins. Nice night-light in bathroom. Difficult maneuvering around the elevated sink. Read entire member review >>
The cabin was fine but you had to use all of the spaces for your clothes. One thing that is missing is a mirror with magnification. I am so use to using one and they are in all of the hotels. There is room to screw one in to the cabinet in the bathroom. Also, please change the toilet paper holder.
The doors to the balcony were very soundproof. You did not know your neighbors were out there until you opened the door!! Read entire member review >>
My floor (6th - Continental Deck) looked out thru the veranda at the top of the rescue boats, so it was not a direct look at the water. This means the floor below me looked directly at the boats from their balconies and it would not be advisable to book.The hallway always smelled like urine as you got off of the elevator and this is a very new ship!! The room had a constant creeking from the bathroom as it moved against heavier white caps. Read entire member review >>
Great layout and good storage. Just aft of the "bump" so the angle cabins could look onto our balcony, but that wasn't much of a problem. Some smell in the hall, but not in the cabin. Read entire member review >>
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