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Celebrity Eclipse First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

Celebrity
Celebrity Eclipse
Destination
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Traveler rating

Excellent

44

Very Good

11

Average

3

Poor

1

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

233

Family Cruises

226

Romantic Cruises

197

Repositioning Cruises

138

First-Time Cruisers

60

60 Celebrity Eclipse First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews


Maureen Rodd avatar

Maureen Rodd

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Golden wedding celebration

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This was our first cruise so it is difficult to make a comparison,however we were not dissapointed it was every thing we expected and we had a wonderful holiday. We boarded the Celebrity Eclipse on the 19 March ...
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Sail Date March 2017


Mrsweeble avatar

Mrsweeble

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Very good for a first cruise

We were really impressed with Celebrity Eclipse for our first cruise. As mentioned, embarkation didnt go very well, but this was due to a technical glitch and they handled this well. The ship is beautiful, ...
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Sail Date May 2016


Nadfas Nerd avatar

Nadfas Nerd

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Mostly Very Good but Room for Improvement

We chose this cruise because it was recommended by a friend who did the same Baltic cruise last year. The Eclipse is a beautiful looking ship. The stateroom was good, and included a balcony. It was kept spotlessly ...
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Sail Date May 2016


lacey123 avatar

lacey123

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Loved every minute.

My husband and I have just returned from a 2 week Southern Caribbean Cruise with celebrity Eclipse. This was our first cruise and we loved every minute of it. The staff were all very welcoming and couldn't do enough ...
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Sail Date March 2016


Julz84 avatar

Julz84

3 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Southern Caribbean exotic cruise

Well what can I say. This was our first time cruising so did not know what to expect. The embarkation process went quite smoothly miles better than the process we went through after landing at Miami Airport. ...
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Sail Date November 2015


kjcavs avatar

kjcavs

1 Review Written

23 Helpful Votes

We loved our first cruise!

A number of people will tell you that your first cruise should be relatively short...but my wife and I decided to go big with a 14 day journey aboard the Eclipse. We loved every second of it! Rather than gushing ...
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Sail Date March 2016


4545 avatar

4545

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

What a Cruise

This was the first cruise i had done with Celebrity. In the past i have always traveled in a Grand suite or better on the RCCL and was looking for that little bit more, you read all the promises they offer and ...
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Sail Date October 2015


Jillllee avatar

Jillllee

1 Review Written

Sell, Sell, Sell the Moment You Step On Board

This is the first time we have been on a cruise. Good points are, fabulous staff and cleanliness, nice, basic compact room. we had concierge, which was a waste of money, and good food most of the time. Bad ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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013005267

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

It's all about the staff.

There are lots of reviews about this wonderful ship, so I thought I would concentrate on the key issues of staff and entertainment as in my experience these are the 2 key areas that really make or break a cruise. ...
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Sail Date August 2015


Starshell avatar

Starshell

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise to the Baltics for Our First Try at Cruising

went as a family to the Baltics for a fortnight and got back yesterday. I was pleasantly surprised at how easy it was to embark and disembark and despite the 5 hour drive to Southampton certainly feel a lot less ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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Sandyhgardner

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Surpassed expectations

30th wedding anniversary treat and first cruise. 5 star luxury afloat. We had an Aqua Class stateroom so could dine in 'Blu' restaurant. Top class food and service. Nothing too much trouble. Destinations all really ...
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Sail Date July 2015


Jahed avatar

Jahed

2 Reviews Written

Happy Holiday after a very stressful misinformation

It was our first Celebrity Cruise, we were looking forward to it, until two days before the date of embarkation when we received a very strange e.mail from agent informing us that Celebrity does not allow a holder ...
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Sail Date May 2015


lucyliz avatar

lucyliz

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A Wonderful Week on Board the Eclipse to Norway

This was our first ever cruise. As 28 and 29 year olds we were a little apprehensive about not fitting in, but we had a great time. As suspected, we were among the youngest on board, but never felt like the odd ones ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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The_Coopers

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Cruising the Norwegian Fjords on Celebrity Eclipse

We boarded this cruise ship in Southampton on 9th May 2015. As this was our first experience of ocean liner cruising, we really didn’t know what to expect, so I hope this will serve as a guide to other new ...
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Sail Date May 2015


wobbler24 avatar

wobbler24

3 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

Experience not to be missed

I finally gave in to my husbands years of pleading with me to go on a cruise and I can honestly say, it was one of the best holidays I have ever had (and I have had some real good holidays) We sailed from ...
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Sail Date September 2014


John Blakey avatar

John Blakey

1 Review Written

Price Gouging of Ancillary Items

My partner and I were new to cruising and selected Celebrity for a 14 night cruise of the Baltic. We were pleased with the shore excursions on offer by Celebrity and also occasionally went with shore based ...
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Sail Date June 2014


lmcwn avatar

lmcwn

1 Review Written

Best of 35-40 Cruises We Have Been On

Can't say enough about Celebrity. We were sailing the day Royal Caribbean acquired Celebrity and it wasn't a pretty picture. Crew was arrogant taking up much of the public rooms with friends and family and refusing ...
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Sail Date March 2014


moemar1 avatar

moemar1

1 Review Written

Celebrity does it right!

My wife and I chose to cruise with Celebrity on our 1st time cruise after doing as much research as we could (and working with our travel agent). At the end, we narrowed it down to Princess and Celebrity and opted ...
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Sail Date February 2014


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italian stallion

7 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Special 50th Anniversary Cruise

SAILING: 14 Day Southern Caribbean - Feb 8 - Feb 22 - 2014 - Ft Lauderdale INTRO: This was our 8th cruise, 2nd on Celebrity, the other 6 on Royal Caribbean. We were a group of 6 couples who have all cruised before ...
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Sail Date February 2014


debbyLA avatar

debbyLA

4 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

First cruise, Norweigen Ports

Our first cruise.  Our European friends told us cruise in Norway as super expensive to drive or train. I looked at the prices and they were correct. Hamburger and fries $50 US. We picked a veranda on a lower ...
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Sail Date August 2013


Diddleymaz avatar

Diddleymaz

1 Review Written

We loved it

As first time cruisers we were totally open minded about what to expect from this cruise, it was the best holiday we've ever had. Embarkation was an easy process, the pre-booked quay side disabled parking was yards ...
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Sail Date September 2013


ChrisBurridge avatar

ChrisBurridge

2 Reviews Written

Excellent first time cruise experience

My wife & I really enjoyed our first cruising experience. The organisation, food, entertainment, ambience & service was all top class. We met interesting people and joined in many lectures/activities. The cruise ...
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Sail Date October 2013


ChrisBurridge avatar

ChrisBurridge

2 Reviews Written

Excellent first time cruise experience

My wife & I really enjoyed our first cruising experience. The organisation, food, entertainment, ambience & service was all top class. We met interesting people and joined in many lectures/activities. The cruise ...
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Sail Date October 2013


Tiggerastic avatar

Tiggerastic

1 Review Written

Eclipse - when dreams are exceeded

This was my first cruise, my partner however has now been on 6, this however was his first time with Celebrity. I will keep it as brief as i can, i have done a blog and will post that on here, well a link to it ...
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Sail Date August 2013


Mrs HLC avatar

Mrs HLC

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Silver Wedding Anniversary holiday that was wonderful

After lots of research of which cruise critics reviews featured heavily,we decided to book the 14 night cruise on Celebrity Eclipse to St Petersburg. Embarkation was smooth, pleasurable and not the cattle class ...
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Sail Date July 2013


Celebrity Eclipse Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.5
Dining5.04.3
Entertainment4.03.9
Public Rooms5.04.6
Fitness Recreation4.04.2
Family4.03.9
Enrichment4.03.8
Service4.04.6
Value For Money4.04.1
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