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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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hawnsteeldoc
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
This was the very first cruise for me. I'm glad that my wife made all the arrangements from the flights to and from Honolulu , hotel bookings, cruise itinerary, excursions, and the visits in Sydney after the cruise. I had a marvelous time ... Read more
Jeffbob1
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We have cruised more than 25 times on all the cruise lines. This cruise without a doubt was the worse cruise of all. The food was terrible and for the any time dinners you could not get a proper time to eat. They chose the time not you. ... Read more
mc53
Member Since 2013
1 review
20 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our first experience with Celebrity cruises and over all we were very happy with the ship and cruise in general. We were on deck 6 and although our balcony cabin had a restricted view I would be quite happy to have this deck ... Read more
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Supperhunter
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2015
Overall was it worth it - yes. Would I recommend it - yes. Would I come again - yes. The details - 5 star food, some of the best I've had even the buffet had real crockery rather than melamine, but the rooms were more spacious than ... Read more
ARCADIADUO
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
Casey and I (been together 25 years and live in Phoenix, AZ) have been in Sydney and NZ before but never on a cruise. We almost missed the boat in Sydney as we arrived at 5:30 from Bondi Beach while having lunch with our Sydney friends ... Read more

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GolferRobert
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
Overall a satisfactory and enjoyable cruise but after sailing on Eclipse twice and Silhouette the Solstice had several disappointments - mainly in the dining room. 1; Menus had been reduced - there used to be a four course choice i.e. ... Read more
drkitkat123
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
We had previously cruised on much smaller ships and were a little apprehensive about this cruise. But it was generally great. Embarkation in Sydney was very well organised and went quickly. Ship was remarkably well maintained and ... Read more
bz
Member Since 2004
4 reviews
216 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Just back from the beautiful Solstice. Precruise we stayed at the York for 5 nights in Sydney, in a renovated studio with a lovely view of the Harbor Bridge. We loved that you can do some laundry before the cruise. We could walk (20-30 ... Read more
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jewelval
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Since I use reviews to make travel decisions, I need to get around to writing one... We went on a 12-day Cruise on Celebrity's Solstice from Sydney to Fiji because it was a seminar cruise with someone we like. If you love cruises, ... Read more
GreatRacce
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I travelled with my Mother and this was our first cruise. The Sydney Terminal on embarkation day was challenging but organised chaos. Streamlined as could be expected with the large number of passengers. Celebrity know how to do ... Read more

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DragonSuman
Member Since 2015
1 review
6 forum posts
0 helpful votes
From the time we arrived at the Sydney Terminal everything was streamlined and very organised. We had Stateroom 1083 Concierge Balcony located towards the front of the ship. The corridor was very quiet as was our room. Our 2 room ... Read more
boomer5229
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2015
We just returned from our cruise on Celebrity Solstice and can say that we will never sail on them again. While the ship is well maintained and easy to get around, the customer service, staff knowledge, and prices were anything but ... Read more
aussiebums sydney
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
43 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Stayed at the Hilton Hawaiin Village for 7 days prior to cruise -been to Hawaii too many times to mention so just kicked back & relax in lead up to cruise. Shuttle to terminal, drop off bags outside then go through customs, checkin ... Read more
Jacko8
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Celebrity Solstice, 18 night Tahitian Treasures Cruise, October 2 2015 Our decision to take this cruise was based on the glowing reports of the ship Celebrity Solstice. We had some years ago travelled Celebrity Century Sydney Hawaii the ... Read more
mwsadler
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
We decided on cruising back home from Honolulu but would not do it again, we had 11 days at sea and apart from Tahiti it was about the only time to swim or sun bake. We were over welled by the bar prices some drinks nearly double of ... Read more

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Anthonia
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
We sailed on the Celebrity Solstice from Honolulu to Sydney on the 2nd of October 2015, the Ship was magnificent, staterooms large bathrooms beyond expectation, the cleanliness all over the ship outstanding. Crew were eager to please ... Read more
Bungendore
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
4 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Firstly, we loved the ship. The Solstice is immaculate, well looked after, public and cabins beautifully done. The restaurants were very very good considering the turnover. We never had an even ordinary meal - the food just got better ... Read more
Perthguy
Member Since 2015
1 review
23 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We were pleasantly surprised by the standard of the ship and the service we received from every staff member we encountered. This was our first cruise and will be hard to beat. Food was "wow" in Blu and well worth the ... Read more
gooby66
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Some background to start- this is my 6th cruise and first on Celebrity. Things they did well: Very Clean- toilets were exceptional- they have attendants in them constantly cleaning them- this was great. The ship is nice but nothing ... Read more
Yonze
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
Fifth cruise - first with Celebrity. Excellent ship and repositioning cruise. Good facilities aboard. Smooth embarkation and disembarkation. Plenty of space and never felt too crowded. Excellent passenger flow. I am always ready ... Read more
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lovrccl
Member Since 2006
1 review
679 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
I first want to say that we sailed on Reflection last year and loved it, had no complaints. We have over 20 cruises under our belt, most on RCI. So when we booked Solstice to Hawaii we were expecting a great cruise. However there were ... Read more
Candidasa
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
27 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
We did B2B2B from Seattle to Sydney on the Solstice. Three cruises back to back. We have done several prior cruises on Celebrity in Europe and New Zealand and are sold on the Solstice class ships. They are large with plenty to do ... Read more
urrogers
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 forum posts
47 helpful votes
We chose Alaska as our very first cruise and based on recommendations from friends and online reviews, we chose Celebrity Solstice. I did a lot of research before we booked the cruise and even more after – there was a lot to learn! ... Read more
JB2112
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Let me start by saying that the wife and I have done 38 cruIses to date. Our last cruise back in Apr 2015 with RCCL had a lot of problems and we decided that it would be some time before we would sail again with RCCL. However, with that ... Read more
skids
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
35 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
This was our second Alaska cruise and roughly 35th with Celebrity, many on Solstice class ships. It was surely one of our best. We usually book veranda cabins, which we had on this one. Several days before leaving, however, we were ... Read more
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