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Celebrity Millennium Cruise Review by tucker93: Celebrity Millennium in cabin 8166, just perfect!


tucker93
2 Reviews
Member Since 2011
73 Posts

Member Rating

Cabin 5.5
Dining 5.0
Embarkation 5.0
Enrichment Activities 5.0
Entertainment 4.0
Family & Children Not Rated
Fitness & Recreation 5.0
Public Rooms 5.5
Rates 4.0
Service 5.5
Shore Excursions 5.0
Value for Money 5.0

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Celebrity Millennium in cabin 8166, just perfect!

Sail Date: December 2011
Destination: Western Caribbean
Embarkation: Miami

We have been on many cruises, including a prior Celebrity cruise. The family veranda's did not sell out and were still available a week prior to sailing, when they are available close to sailing they open them up for couples so we changed our cabin from a Concierge 2 to the family veranda.
We were in a C-2 on our first cruise with celebrity and will use that for reference in comparing this cabin. The corner family veranda 8166 is the best cabin I have ever had, I would take it over all the concierge cabins and most of the suites. It has 2 separate rooms divided by partition. It has 2 vinyl couches in the sitting room. It is clean and well cared for. It's claim to fame however, is the balcony. It is 6 times larger than the C-3 or C-2 balconies. It has 5 lounge chairs, 4 standard chairs and 2 tables and room for more. It has a 270 degree view as it sticks out on the side and you can look all the way down the starboard side and it sticks out in the back and you can see all More the way across the aft. I could have spent the entire cruise on the balcony!
The staff was great, always smiling, always available. With one staff member for every 2 passengers on the Millennium, it seemed the crew was less rushed and less stressed than other cruise lines I have been on. It made for a great relaxing cruise.
The food was very good. New York Strip steak was on the everyday menu with other choices such as prime rib, rib eye and tenderloin kabobs were on the changing menu.
The T-pool is wonderful and was never crowded, it's also indoors and very relaxing.
Celebrity is definitely a step above Carnival, NCL and RCL. Less


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Cabin review: Celebrity Millennium Family Oceanview Stateroom with Veranda Vista Deck (7) 8166

The family veranda's did not sell out and were still available a week prior to sailing, when they are available close to sailing they open them up for couples so we changed our cabin from a Concierge 2 to the family veranda. We were in a C-2 on our first cruise with celebrity and will use that for reference in comparing this cabin. The corner family veranda 8166 is the best cabin I have ever had, I would take it over all the concierge cabins and most of the suites. It has 2 separate rooms divided by partition. It has 2 vinyl couches in the sitting room. It is clean and well cared for. It's claim to fame however, is the balcony. It is 6 times larger than the C-3 or C-2 balconies. It has 5 lounge chairs, 4 standard chairs and 2 tables and room for more. It has a 270 degree view as it sticks out on the side and you can look all the way down the starboard side and it sticks out in the back and you can see all the way across the aft. I could have spent the entire cruise on the balcony!

Port and Shore Excursions


We went to Mr. Sanchos Beach for the third straight visit in Cozumel. This time we pre-booked the horse back riding and beach break with lunch. The tour was $50 per person and included a 1 hour horse back ride through the jungle and on the beach. We were allowed to gallop and cantor the horses on the beach. It was very scenic. The tour also included access to the beach (which is free even without a tour) and it included lunch at Mr. Sanchos. Lunch was good. The beach is small, but not very crowded. They also have 2 pools which you could use. The water in the ocean and the pool was a little cold this time of year, we did not spend a lot of time in the water. After time on the beach we went shopping and back to the ship. Mr. Sanchos also offers an all you can drink and eat beach break for about $50 per person and includes all the beer, liquor, frozen concoctions and food off the menu that you want.
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(5.5)
Beautiful port, lush jungle, nice beaches and typical Caribbean tours. We took the Victor Boden Private Island Tour. The price was $25 each for the 4 of us, plus extra costs for certain tours. We were taken by private car and driver (Julio) on a tour of the Island and he described the history and landmarks as we went. We also had a list of places we wanted to go and were taken to each that we requested. We enjoyed the Monkey Business tour ($5 per person extra charge) we went for lunch at "The Light House" which had high ranked reviews (the reason we went their) - the place had some spectacular views of what looked like a New England fishing harbour. The food was less than average- a dry cheeseburger, a grilled cheese which was not buttered before grilling, stir-fry which was soaked in a strong sauce and the bill was padded (it was about $20 more than it should have been). I would skip lunch at The Lighthouse- except for the views! We went to a west end beach which had free access, it was beautiful. We had drinks on the beach which made for a nice day. After the beach and some shopping we headed back to the ship. This was the 3rd time I have been to Roatan, it is beautiful and one of my favorite ports. The zip line tour was a lot of fun and very scenic- done on a prior cruise.
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