Wonderful time on the Summit: Celebrity Summit Cruise Review by rimom71
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Wonderful time on the Summit
Embarkation: Bayonne (Cape Liberty)
The food was universally excellent, and we are discerning diners! We never once felt the need to do a specialty dinner as the main dining room food was outstanding. Our service team was Tyrone and Zaira, both of whom took wonderful care More of us. The layout of the buffet is not ideal, more of a school cafeteria model, which can result in tiresome lines at prime time. We worked around this by having the seated breakfasts and lunching either at the pool grill (great burgers, dogs and fries!) or at off-times.
Our seven-year old son had a ball in the children's program, and we sprung for the $100 VIP Pass for him, which allowed him access to all the paid activities (lunch and dinner parties) as well as special tours of the bridge and backstage in the theater. He also received a great backpack which included a Fun Factory T-shirt, a beach ball, and some other goodies. There was a wide range of activities every day, and the staff seemed to be truly invested in providing the kids with a fun, safe experience.
I did the weekly pass to the Persian Garden ($99 +tip) which gave me access to the special steam rooms and heated loungers. It was peaceful and relaxing, but on the interior of the ship so no view. I got much more use out of the complementary adult pool area (The T-pool), and probably would not get the Persian Garden pass on a M-class ship again.
Bermuda is a lovely place, and we had fantastic weather the entire time. We all had a wonderful vacation, and would love to sail on Summit again in the future. Less
Cabin review: C39157 Concierge Class 3
Quiet with the exception of occasional bumps from Oceanview Cafe above. Do not recommend port side due to smoking area being on deck 10 directly above. Typical room set-up with double bed and loveseat that made up into a bed. Could not access the desk or balcony once bed was folded down for the evening. Bathroom is adequate, but shower very small with "grabby" shower curtain. Storage was fine for three, including a child.Read All Concierge Class 3 (C3) Reviews >>
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