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Celebrity Infinity Cruise Review by Pitbull45

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Celebrity Infinity
Celebrity Infinity
Member Name: Pitbull45
Cruise Date: September 2012
Embarkation: Seattle
Destination: Panama Canal & Central America
Cabin Category: 2B
Cabin Number: 6059
Booking Method: Internet Agency
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Member Rating   5.0 out of 5+
Dining 3.0
Public Rooms 5.0
Cabins 4.0
Entertainment 4.0
Spa & Fitness 4.0
Family & Children Not Rated
Shore Excursions 2.0
Embarkation 4.0
Service 4.0
Value-for-Money 4.0
Rates 4.0
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Crossing the Canal in Style
My wife and I have cruised on various lines but are loyal to Celebrity and it pays off with the perks of Captain's Club Elite.

We enjoyed 4 nights in Seattle at the Marriott Waterfront. We enbarked on the Infinity with no problems. We carried our baggage to the ship on the morning of Sept. 21 and had it inspected and loaded within 5 minutes. We then went to Pike Place Market and got some beautiful flowers for the cabin. We then took our carry-on baggage (containing a case of bottled water and a couple bottles of good wine) and boarded the ship. The process took about 10 minutes for the check-in procedures.

The cabin was standard sized with a balcony. Nothing unusual or extra-fancy but a nice clean cabin. The cabin steward brought our luggage within a couple of hours and introduced himself. He was very attentive during the cruise without being intrusive. Fresh ice twice a day, cabin made up in the morning, beds turned down in the evening and very cheerful greeting whenever we passed in the halls.

Food in the Trellis restaurant was pretty good most of the time. Our waiter and ass't waiter were eager to please all the time. The fish was overdone a couple of times so they brought another serving that was cooked right. Lobster night on the last formal night was exceptionally good. Large lobster tails that was sweet and fresh!

The SS United States was a great specialty restaurant with impeccable service. I recommend the rack of lamb as an entree and a chocolate souffle for dessert. Q'uisine is a fun place to go for a specialty restaurant. Off the wall presentations and small plates of countless possibilities are the norm.

Ports of call included San Francisco (go see the sea lions at Pier 39), Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, Costa Rica, and Cartegena.

The Panama Canal crossing is unbelievable especially when you think of the history involved in it's building. We spent the early part of the crossing on deck (Forward) and then on our balcony with a bottle of wine and plate of cheese.

The entertainment staff was pretty good. Ian the Cruise Director was not worth anything in my opinion but he had good assistants. Happy Hencel was a hoot as was Mark from Australia. We both played in the progressive "War of the Genders" trivia competition as captains of our teams. The MEN won the championship - by one point.

We met some great people like Mike who kept us entertained with stories of his days as a Hollywood casting director; Tom and Sandie, Dale and Jerry, and Nick and Laura. They all contributed greatly to the wonderful cruise experience.

Would I go again? Well, probably so - I love cruising!

Publication Date: 10/22/12
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