“Inaugural Cruise to Le Havre”
Cruise review of Celebrity Eclipse

*twinkle* Celebrity Eclipse 5 Inaugural Cruise to Le Havre
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We had a lovely time!

Weather was unexpectedly fantastic. Ship "just out of the wrapper". Everything very very enjoyable.

A couple of bad points:

Our balcony cabin overlooked a smoking area on deck 5, which we weren't very happy about. So watch out if you are allocated a stateroom beginning 62xx. We did complain, and the overflowing ashtrays were removed the next day. It seemed to be a staff smoking area, with chefs and other workers lingering around.

Also, there was an access ladder leading down to deck 5 right outside our balcony, which was used by staff (not passengers). Any rooms aft of 6287 have a staff walkway in front. It's a bit difficult to describe, but if you look at pictures of the rear of the ship, aft of the lifeboats, you will see a blue area. The walkway is on top of this.

In the Moonlight Sonata MDR, the tables for two were almost on top of each other. There was no possibility for a private conversation! I know all there is to know about the couple sitting adjacent to us. Just awful!!!

That's all my gripes - we had a wonderful cruise, and the little bad points didn't spoil our overall enjoyment, I just find it more helpful to know the niggly things. I'm sure other reviewers will tell you all of the wonderful things onboard, so no need for me to repeat them.

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Our balcony cabin overlooked a smoking area on deck 5, which we weren't very happy about. So watch out if you are allocated a stateroom beginning 62xx. We did complain, and the overflowing ashtrays were removed the next day. It seemed to be a staff smoking area, with chefs and other workers lingering around. Also, there was an access ladder leading down to deck 5 right outside our balcony, which was used by staff (not passengers). Any rooms aft of 6287 have a staff walkway in front. It's a bit difficult to describe, but if you look at pictures of the rear of the ship, aft of the lifeboats, you will see a blue area. The walkway is on top of this.
Published 05/02/10
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