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On Celebrity Solstice, the first of a new class of five vessels to be launched through 2012, Celebrity has created a dynamic new cruise ship. In many cases, a cruise line's "new class" often means just a ...
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Goducks2012
Member Since 2012
1 review
39 forum posts
15 helpful votes
This was our third trip to Alaska and our friends' first. I chose Celebrity Solstice because it sailed out of Seattle and was going to Skagway. This was the first time I have sailed Celebrity and I will definitely be a repeat traveler. ... Read more
SDNonna2B
Member Since 2013
1 review
4 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Excellent time on the Alaska Cruise. The staff, Captain and crew were wonderful. The ship is in good shape. The cabins are nice and clean. We were deck 11 midship and the location was perfect. An easy walk up to the outside deck, ... Read more
pfear
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This cruise began in Seattle and went to Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway and Victoria before returning to Seattle. The seas were a bit rough but with Dramamine I did fine. The food, entertainment and care of the staff in all ways were ... Read more
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bluazure
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2016
Captain Taso Kafetzis is the best captain ever – very involved with his guests. He kept us informed and narrated highlights of scenery points, etc. I overheard that he actually drove a tender to/from the port. I saw him at the ... Read more
vcnlvr
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
This was my 6th cruise and my husbands 7th and our 3rd with Celebrity and we weren't disappointed. We had already sailed aboard the Solstice 2 years ago so we basically knew what to expect. We arrived in Seattle a night before the ship ... Read more

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JackLJVette
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
26 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We purchased a Deluxe Veranda cabin, with the Classic alcohol package and the specialty dinner package. As a 10x cruiser, we never felt more pressure to purchase upgrades or less welcome that we didn't purchase a suite or higher. First ... Read more
bigeyedgirl
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
We chose this particular cruise to Alaska for the Seattle to Seattle route, as we have relatives there, and the incentives were out the roof. Alaska was beautiful , and Tracey Fijord incredible as anticipated. The furnishings in the public ... Read more
wangel
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
101 forum posts
48 helpful votes
7 Night Alaska Cruise - Tracy Arm Fjord May 27, 2015 to June 3, 2015 The wife and I just returned from our Celebrity Solstice Cruise to Alaska and wanted future cruisers to know the pros and cons of how everything went. Let me preface, ... Read more
chloe173
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
87 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Overall, we were very pleased with this cruise. Our previous experience was with Norwegian, and I would say the two lines are pretty equal, with Celebrity having slightly better service but Norwegian having better ... Read more
Beyond the Sunrise
Member Since 2010
5 reviews
135 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We arrive at least a day early to prevent airline delays from affecting departure. Seattle is a great city to explore. This trip, one day was sufficient to revisit the sites. Surprisingly, the city infrastructure is not prepared for ... Read more

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disillusi
Member Since 2008
1 review
85 forum posts
3 helpful votes
My wife wanted to treat her mother to a special 70th birthday vacation, and my mother-in-law thought Alaska would be fantastic. And indeed it was. I had never done Alaska before but just thought it was absolutely stunningly gorgeous, ... Read more
nskopak
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
This was our first cruise and we had a fabulous time. Celebrity Solstice was a wonderful ship. From the captain [Captain Tasos Kafetzis!!!] to the staff: everyone wanted to make sure that our time on board the shiop met our expectations. ... Read more
kumbaya99
Member Since 2012
4 reviews
10 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
I will make this review to the point, I don't really like to read a bunch on stuff not cruise related. Embarkation. We arrived at noon to check in. The lines were really short so we got in pretty fast. Got on board, went to lunch at the ... Read more
mitsyate
Member Since 2012
8 reviews
48 forum posts
7 helpful votes
This was our third cruise on this ship. We have done two trips from Sydney to New Zealand this being our first to Alaska. Due to two cruise ships being in port we waited longer than normal to get onto the Solstice. She still looks good and ... Read more
gigglz13
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
It all started with the disaster at checkin. The people were all new and didn't know what they were doing. Took forever. Our concierge balcony room was dirty and had stains on the sheets, where it could easily be seen. The room wasn't set ... Read more

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BBMU
Member Since 2010
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Celebrity Solstice Tracy Arm Fjord Alaskan Cruise 5-13-2016 The short version: Cabin 7112 (balcony starboard side, next to last cabin on the side, at the front of the ship) Booked through CheapCaribbean.com Overall it was a ... Read more
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JohnH9
Member Since 2011
1 review
12 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We made plans for this Alaska cruise only 5 weeks before embarkation so we could be with friends from high school. Our TA did a wonderful job getting everything arranged. Our flight from Dallas to Seattle, arrived on time at 9:15 AM. ... Read more
pr8582
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
My husband and I had never been on a cruise before, so we weren't sure what to expect. Overall, we had an AWESOME time. So many positives. I do want to list some of the negatives, though. Experienced cruisers might read some of my ... Read more
JackAZ
Member Since 2008
4 reviews
419 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2016
This was our 6th Celebrity cruise and Celebrity is our favorite. However,there were a few things lacking or no quite right. TO THE PIER We stayed at the Pacific Gateway hotel the night ... Read more
schnooberry
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
I traveled with my husband to celebrate our anniversary. We are in our mid-thirties/early-forties with no kids and are from the Northeast. It is part of our bucket list to visit all 50 states. We chose this cruise based on prior positive ... Read more

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jlvlaw
Member Since 2006
1 review
166 forum posts
14 helpful votes
This trip was part of my gift to my wife for her upcoming 40th birthday. Overall, our recent sailing experience was an incredible disappointment and there was an absolute lack of service recovery. There was a significant gap in the level ... Read more
Lamie1
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
We arrived in Vancouver the night before our cruise departure. This gave us the opportunity to explore Vancouver the next day before departing on our Alaskan Cruise. My wife and I really enjoyed Granville Island. We did a 25 minute ... Read more
Billdacat
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 forum posts
25 helpful votes
My wife's mother had been wanting to take an Alaska cruise for some time. After some family discussion, we chose to go in 2016, taking my wife and I, MIL, and my wife's younger niece. Did a bunch of research on the various cruise lines, ... Read more
happy senior traveler
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
The cruise started in Honolulu, with an overnight in Maui, onto Kona and Hilo. Then five days crossing the Pacific with disembarkation in Vancouver. All was wonderful - balcony on the ninth level, very good meals and excellent weather. ... Read more
awhfy
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
2,767 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We wanted to go back to Hawaii & see some of the other islands & were intrigued by cruising to Vancouver. All in all we had a great cruise, but to do it again we'd cruise from Vancouver to Honolulu with the weather getting ... Read more
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