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Celebrity Eclipse Cruise Review by H1022: Beautiful ship; a little impersonal

Celebrity Eclipse 5
Member Since 2009
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Cabin 5.0
Dining 5.0
Embarkation 5.0
Enrichment Activities 5.0
Entertainment 5.0
Family & Children Not Rated
Fitness & Recreation 5.0
Public Rooms 5.0
Rates 5.0
Service 5.0
Shore Excursions 4.0
Value for Money 5.0

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Beautiful ship; a little impersonal

Sail Date: April 2011
Destination: Europe - British Isles & Western
Embarkation: Miami

Check in was efficient and fast by eleven o'clock I was in the stateroom. I found the room to been clean and all the necessary info was laid out on the coffee table except for dinner table assignment. On the main deck, I purchased a drink package (in my opinion one of the best deals on board). The Captain's Club hostess was able to get me a dinner table assignment. So by noon I was settled on the pool deck with an adult beverage.

As usual with Celebrity the baggage arrived about three o'clock and unpacking was very easy. There was plenty of storage space and an abundance of hangers. But unlike Aqua Class, A2 does not have the same high tech shower.

Dinner in the main dining room was better than I had experienced with Celebrity before and continued throughout the cruise.

I only have two minor criticism. The bar staffs were somewhat impersonal and the furniture in the Spa (adult pool)area was beautiful but uncomfortable. Less

Published 05/12/11

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I like balcony cabins and this one was very nice. The TV system was outstanding. We did not lose any channels all the way across.

Port and Shore Excursions

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