First Cruise ever!!!!: Celebrity Century Cruise Review by OrionSkye79
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First Cruise ever!!!!
Embarkation: San Diego
Our stateroom (8121) was small, but the mirrors in the room gave off the illusion that the room was bigger. One night, I found myself suffering from motion sickness, and I had to get out of my room. I went to deck 11,where the pool was at to get fresh air, and I was feeling awful, and a kind employee brought me towels to cover up with, and to More use as a pillow, and she got me some ice water, and took the time to make sure that I was feeling better. It helped me a lot that someone that did not know me, cared enough to take time out of her busy schedule to comfort me. I have to admit that 2 weeks is too long for me to be out to sea, and I will be seeking shorter cruises in the future. I also additionally tipped all of the employees who took part in making my vacation awesome. I was spoiled for 2 weeks!
I would suggest to the DJ to update his tunes for the younger folks who party late up at the Hemisphere. They should update the library, I liked the daily movie selections. I also had booked the 5 specialty dinner package, not realizing that the Century only had one restaurant (Murano) which is great, but they refunded my package purchase without any problems. I also purchased the soda card, and I got my moneys worth on that ! The pool was freezing, and I did not use it. Other then that, I learned a lot of new tips from fellow experienced cruisers, and I will pack differently next time.
Getting off the ship was chaotic at the end of the cruise, and I did not like that part. I did not like tendering either. Less
Room was small, but decorated nicely, clean, and air conditioned. Plenty of space for personal belongings. Bathroom was decent size. Beds were comfortable. TV was flat screen.
Port and Shore Excursions
Love this port. Took a taxi tour and visited waterfalls. Could not go to volcano park though.
Very crazy, a lot of people. I loved Waikiki Beach. I paid 20.00 to a trolley tour that took us around the city. I was upset that I could not visit Pearl Harbor.