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Celebrity Australia & New Zealand Cruise Reviews

Celebrity
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Australia & New Zealand
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268

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175

Average

112

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63

Terrible

28

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112 Celebrity Australia & New Zealand Cruise Reviews


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Leen Vandenberg

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Dining experience

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I have read a review by Msglodenhair and agree with most of her review of her on board experience, of the ship and the captain and crew. However prior to embarkation, I had attempted to register on the Celebrity ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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platypus33

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Just OK

We like New Zealand and decided that it would be a good way to go for a short cruise which started in Auckland and finished in Sydney. One of the selling points was that the ship was coming back to Sydney via Eden ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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aussie 14

7 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

We sailed on this cruise as a family Christmas cruise, the ship is far from being in prestige condition, well due in of a refurbishment our balcony chairs had chips of paint missing one of the chairs the blot came ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Astro Boy

25 Reviews Written

48 Helpful Votes

Auckland to Sydney Nov 8th - 20th

We were looking forward to the Solstice as not previously been on this ship, but on other Celebrity Ship. Weather was not too kind to us, mostly rain or wind or cold, no laying around on desk this cruise. Ship ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Rileyka1

4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

First Time on this Line

Having cruised both NCL & Princess I was interested to see how Celebrity compared. First to the good points. Well decorated and very modern with clean lines, staff 10/10 both friendly and there when you needed them. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Jaapclark

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great itinerary - poor cruise experience

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary - didn't pay much attention to which cruise line, and hadn't previously cruised with Celebrity before. We won't be cruising with them again. Cabin design and layout of ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Florida Cruiser 005

2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Disappointing Celebrity Cruise Auckland to Sydney

I want to point out that I have cruised with Celebrity before and have been quite happy but I was unimpressed with this cruise. A 14 night cruise should give you the opportunity to see and visit many interesting ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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foxland

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Harrassed to purchase 'Packages'

We have previously sailed on Celebrity and enjoyed the upmarket ambiance and cultured environment BUT alas this seems to have been eroded into what has become a very ordinary cruise line. The harassment we ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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ROPERUNNER

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Disappointing Second time around.

We chose this cruise as we had done the cruise from Auckland to Perth the year before and were very impressed with the Solstice . What a difference a year makes , the ship was showing a lot of wear. The ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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shainracy

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

WONDERFUL cruise, but for the CABIN 2134. Deck 12

CELEBRITY SOLSTICE embarked in PERTH for a back to back of 29 nights, to SYDNEY/AUCKLAND/FIJI/SAMOA/TONGA and back to AUCKLAND. A wonderful experience of personal service, excellent dining in the Luminea / Murano / ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Invergowriemike

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Lack of onshore time

This cruise is a disappointment.The food in the restaurant was never hot and the menu choice just seemed to be juggled about each night.Restaurant staff very good as usual but the wine waiters seemed to give you one ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Jubits

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not up to standard!

We have had a number of Celenrity Cruises this was the most disappointing. The positives - Luminae dining, cabin housekeeping and general level of service. The Sky Suite was spacious and service excellent but ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Graham98

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

End of Summer Cruise

We chose this cruise as it was a long time since we had been on a larger ship (Celebrity Alaskan cruise 11 years ago) and we felt like an end of summer holiday through Australian ports that we are fairly familiar ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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downunder9

14 Reviews Written

58 Helpful Votes

Tired Of The Endless Up Selling

This was our first time on Celebrity, we are RCCL people, which own celebrity. Embarkation was OK no issue at all, the ship looked good but you can see some areas are tired and in need of some work but that is ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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CruisersAnneandTeppo

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Faraway from Premium Class

We have chosen this cruise and next cruise from Auckland because of their interesting itinerary. Our opinion about embarkation was very good and very quickly. We expected much more from Premium Class ship it is very ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Alicrumble

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fake Finesse

We chose this back to back cruise because of the destinations more than the ship. We were a little uncertain what to expect as it seems aimed at US market. The ship itself it lovely. Clean to a very high ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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BulldustHHH

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Has Celebrity lost its edge?

For background, we (my wife and I), have been cruising since 2012, our first and third cruises were with Celebrity, and had anyone asked us since that time, we would have recommended them as our favourite cruise ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Jerry M

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Nice ship but very average dining

We wanted to cruise NZ and after a good experience sailing with Celebrity in the Caribbean on the Eclipse decided on the Solstice. The ship was well appointed, the same set up as the Eclipse. We boarded smoothly ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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utescher

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Nice looking ship but a bit sterile

We chose this cruise for the itinerary and the ship because we were told it was amazing.plus a good price with balcony and drinks package. Boarding was good with a welcome glass of sparkly as you got on. Our cabin ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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MagandJohn

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Amazing destinations

We chose this cruise in order to visit relatives and see destinations we missed previously. We were not disappointed as the tours we went on covered the South Island which was new to us. The position of our cabin ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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DoddleDog

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Some things very good, some not so much

We are seasoned travelers on cruise ships with many of them on Celebrity and previously have always had above average experiences. However, my husband and I (and MANY fellow travelers we learned throughout) have ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Robynann

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Disappointing Cruise

My sister & I chose this cruise as we wanted to sail up the coast of Australia from Sydney to Cairns. The Solstice is a well appointed huge ship.The food was excellent & most of the entertainment was good. On the ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Ivarasic93

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Will stick with RCL...

Me and my partner chose to cruise with celebrity after enjoying a fantastic cruise on the Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas 2 years prior. We thought since the two are related and celebrity is more expensive ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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DancersImage

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Solstice needs a refurbishment. Outstanding Crew

We recently traveled from Honolulu to Sydney, Australia on the Solstice. We were in Aqua Class and as usual the food and service in Blu was excellent. We were very pleased with the stateroom attendant who was ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Princess1926

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Our first with Celebrity cruises didn’t meet our expectations

Thought we would try Celebrity as we have done eight cruises with Princess and have booked two more. We prefer Princess and feel more comfortable with them. Celebrity offered drinks upon arriving on deck which was a ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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