Celebrity Barcelona Cruise Reviews

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  • Conscious investment in onboard programming with a focus on food and wine
  • High marks from boomers, gay cruisers, seniors, honeymooners
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550 Celebrity Barcelona Cruise Reviews
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129
Average
53
Poor
18
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Grovelands 01
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
This was our first Cruise. Our flight to Barcelona was fine. But didn't really give you time to visit the City. At Embarkation there were large crowds, seemed to take ages, but once the desks opened it got moving. Disembarkation ... Read more
TriciaSchwitzer
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
My husband was very resistant to the idea of cruising but he had promised that we would go on a cruise for my 60th birthday and I held him to that promise. I researched ships and itineraries carefully, and had been assured by friends who ... Read more
Boyrauch
Member Since 2006
1 review
37 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We had done this itinerary 4 years ago and enjoyed it so much we wanted to do it again. Ports: Being the second visit to the ports allowed us to be a bit more selective of what to see/do. For the majority of the ports we explored on ... Read more
Conway Becky
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Chose this based on recommendations of two different people who had been on this ship. This was our first cruise ever, and we were very pleased with our experience. First of all, 100% of the staff were friendly, helpful, upbeat- even the ... Read more
drann4
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
186 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We had been on Celebrity before and liked it. This ship was going where we wanted to go so we chose it! Our cabin was a concierge class and that was special. We had fresh fruit every morning and canapes around 3. It seemed like every ... Read more
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EnthDegree
Member Since 2016
1 review
153 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We were first-time cruisers and we were delighted to have taken up a recommendation from an acquaintance who cruised on Equinox last October. We booked our own flights and hotels because we could not get direct flights from our home ... Read more
Roma 16
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
1 helpful vote
My husband and I chose this cruise because of the itinerary,and the promo offers . We are celebrating our 45th anniversary and wanted to do something special. 2 friends joined us in this celebration cruise. Italy and Greece have long been ... Read more
Wazzman
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
As a celebrity regular this was our first trip on the Equinox. The embarkation was longer than when we've sailed from Southampton or Florida, lot of emphasis was placed on those that had paid for priority booking who probably got value ... Read more
ChristineLumb
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2016
Having sailed with celebrity cruises 3 times before and had a wonderful time we choose this cruise for its destinations feeling full sure the ship would be great. Destinations were really great however the ship now seems to have been ... Read more
CocoaGinger
Member Since 2014
1 review
9 forum posts
Sailed September 2016
We had to reschedule this cruise from last year which gave us the opportunity to add 5 days up front to explore Barcelona. We are so glad we did as there was so much to see and take in. We want to go back. The cruise was fantastic - the ... Read more
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Flo123
Member Since 2012
5 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2016
We did this as our 12th cruise with Celebrity. We had booked up the city in Barcelona through Celebrity. The hotel was lovely , the Renaissance hotel. The trip included two lovely trips, Barcelona and then Monserratt. Transfer to the ... Read more
cruisealot1942
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
6 helpful votes
We just got back from a 13 day trip to Spain and Portugal on the Celebrity Equinox. We were excited about this trip as it was our first time on the Celebrity line. We were disappointed. The ship was dated. The chairs in the clubs were worn ... Read more
Wander007
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
77 forum posts
5 helpful votes
The ports on this cruise were fascinating and worth visiting ! The ship is magnificent and the crew is even better ! On a 1-10 the crew rating would be 12 ! They do everything within there human powers to make you happy and keep you ... Read more
Loujul
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
393 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We loved this itinerary (Barcelona, Majorca, Gibraltar, Cartagena, Lisbon, Cadiz, and Malaga). There was an oversight in Barcelona, Lisbon, and Malaga. The sea days were spaced perfectly and the weather during the entire cruise was ... Read more
auntie av
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We have just returned from. 13 night Spain and Portugal cruise on Celebrity Equinox. Embarkation was quick and very efficient. We had a balcony cabin on deck 9 which was spacious and had plenty of storage. The bathroom was large enough ... Read more
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epkat
Member Since 2013
1 review
13 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2016
We had not been to Spain and thought this would be a good introduction to the cities at least close to the coast. We enjoyed the trip and would go back to many of the stops, we were sad to learn that Celebrity is changing the itinerary. ... Read more
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migowski
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
I did this cruise last year and I wanted to do it again, it was so good. Equinox is an amazing ship and you feel like you are in the best 5 star hotel but better. The itinery was excellent however due to bad weather we didnt stay in ... Read more
flwfrank
Member Since 2009
1 review
10 helpful votes
This cruise was a charter cruise, chartered by Atlantis Events and was an all gay cruise. Cabin service I did 13 "normal" cruises and 12 gay cruises, but this was the first time that I was very disappointed of the service ... Read more
jbshortmd
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Guest Relations >> The first 3 days of the trip were miserable. The assigned room smelled like an ashtray. We spoke to Guest Relations, who confirmed that all rooms were non-smoking. We asked for another room, but were informed that ... Read more
Mother of Dragons
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for our group of 8 primarily for the itinerary. We have sailed with Celebrity a few other times and have had a good experience. We were reluctant to book on the Constellation based on other reviews, but all in all we ... Read more
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Milliegirl229
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
17 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We had a wonderful cruise experience on the Celebrity Equinox. Embarkation in Barcelona was very fast, maybe 10 minutes total from arriving at port to being greeted on the ship with a glass of champagne. All staff were extremely friendly ... Read more
ccmposer
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
I chose this cruise for the price, date availability and itinerary. It was a long time since I cruised and was very excited I had the opportunity to take a Mediterranean cruise with my family. I was pleased with the overall cleanliness ... Read more
pippin72
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
This was our second ever cruise the first one being on the much fated Anthem of the Seas last summer. Where we didn't have a great time on Anthem of the Seas we somehow caught the cruise bug. We flew to Barcelona one night early ... Read more
ceilidancer
Member Since 2016
1 review
17 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
We went on this cruise after staying on own own for 3 days in Barcelona. Embarkation was easier and faster than ever! The Captains Club lunch in the main dining room was quiet and fast - menu selection was limited but there was chicken, ... Read more
Kate S
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
If you’re anxious about taking a cruise, don’t be. Our first time cruise surpassed all of our expectations and we will definitely cruise again! We chose this cruise because we had specific time periods we could travel and it ... Read more
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