Subscribe today
Get Cruise Critic in your inbox

Celebrity Solstice Cruise Review by blueskiessail

Home > Reviews > Member Reviews > Celebrity Solstice Cruise Review by blueskiessail
Celebrity Solstice
Celebrity Solstice
Member Name: blueskiessail
Cruise Date: April 2012
Embarkation: Barcelona
Destination: Western Mediterranean
Cabin Category: 2D
Cabin Number:
Booking Method: Internet Agency
See More About: Celebrity Solstice Cruise Reviews | Western Mediterranean Cruise Reviews | Celebrity Cruise Deals
Member Rating   4.0 out of 5+
Dining 3.0
Public Rooms 5+
Cabins 5+
Entertainment 3.0
Spa & Fitness 5+
Family & Children Not Rated
Shore Excursions Not Rated
Embarkation 5+
Service 4.0
Value-for-Money 4.0
Rates 4.0
Write a cruise review!

Show the Lowest Price
Departure Month
Please select at least one vendor.
Avoya Travel
Travelocity.com
LuxuryCruiseConnections
CruiseDirector.com
Expedia
iCruise.com
Cruise.com
Direct Line Cruises
Priceline.com
American Discount Cruises
CheapCruises.com
Sponsored Links:

red arrow
red arrow


Ship Facts: Celebrity Solstice Review (by Cruise Critic!) | Celebrity Solstice Deck Plans
The Solstice is still a great ship, but........
We sailed her 3 years ago to the Eastern Mediterranean, and every aspect of our cruise was 5 star and excellent. So, when this Western Mediterranean itinerary came up, we jumped forward and booked this cruise. There were 2 main problems that were both quality related and very disappointing to us.

First, the quality of the food served in the main dining room was declined, and was salty and sometimes tasteless, even the steaks. The lobster night was a chewy and unappetizing mess. Even when the servers brought out new orders, these were chewy as well. At least 1/3 of the time the orders at our table came out wrong, and were often cold by that point.The second problem was the quality of the entertainment, the Las Vegas acrobatic and dancing shows, that were amazing to see, were no longer offered and replaced with boring sets and simple dance routines from the resident entertainers. The entertainment that came on a different ports were just OK, nothing further to say here.

On a positive note, the ship is still and maintained to perfection. The Veranda room we had was very clean, and the room attendants very friendly and helpful. The best quality, fresh, and tasty food was found in the Ocean View cafe. The speciality restaurants were good too, but then that is an extra expense that everyone might not want.

Publication Date: 06/08/12
Read the Western Mediterranean ports review by blueskiessail
More Celebrity Solstice Cruise Reviews

Read the previous Celebrity Solstice review Read the next Celebrity Solstice review

Like This Review?



Register for a Meet & Mingle!
More Western Mediterranean Cruise Reviews
Cruise Critic's Celebrity Solstice Review
Celebrity Cruise Deals
Celebrity Message Board
Write a cruise review!
About UsAdvertisingEditorial DisclaimerPress
PrivacySite MapStoreSubscribe
X

Thank You For Signing Up!

Please Note: To ensure delivery of your free e-letters, please add news@cruisecritic.com to your address book.

We're committed to protecting your privacy and will not rent or sell your e-mail address. By proceeding, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.