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Celebrity Solstice Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to Alaska

Celebrity
Celebrity Solstice
Alaska
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

61

Very Good

25

Average

24

Poor

7

Terrible

2

Cruise type

Family Cruises

120

Romantic Cruises

64

Senior Cruises

34

First-Time Cruisers

23

Cruises for the Disabled

14

120 Celebrity Solstice Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to Alaska


22kates avatar

22kates

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Exceeded all Expectations

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After reading reviews of all the lines serving Alaska, I chose Celebrity because I thought it would offer great service and dining, along with enough activities to keep my 10 year old grandson engaged. I also did ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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!MSteacher

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

I'm now Celebrity Loyal!

We chose this cruise to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary. We thought we would enjoy it because we had taken an Alaskan cruise 17 years ago on Princess - it was a wonderful experience. The ports/locations ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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LonelyTraveler

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

A most memorable and enjoyable experience

We were three generations of our family (Grandparents, Parents and Toddler in tow) looking to make memories, and decided to go on a cruise to Alaska. We chose Celebrity just because it was the best deal our Travel ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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LFT615

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Alaska Cruise

This was my second cruise on the Solstice and both times it was just wonderful. The service, food and drinks are just some of the things that made it perfect. I can tell you that every staff members goes out ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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amitsarma

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Alaska June 2019. So many small irritatations, it all began to add up

Overheard: "Oh great... another line to stand in." Pros: Clean. Nice staterooms with good layout. Cabin steward/staff excellent. Nice balcony. Nice connecting rooms for those with kids. Nice, ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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DarKong

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Would definitely go again, wish there was less upselling

I chose this cruise because I wanted a roundtrip cruise to Alaska from a US port. This cruise checked the boxes. This ship was recommended by a travel agent friend who frequently cruises. This was a second cruise ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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IssyRoots

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Alaskan Adventure

I had not been interested in seeing Alaska since I live in the Seattle area. I believed the climate and scenery would be similar, so I typically travel away from the rain and cold toward sunshine and warmth. ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Dreamingana

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Celebrity Solstice keeps us coming back

Weather in Alaska was incredibly warm for this time of year. Seeing all that sunshine on ice was a memorable sight. Embarkation Day went better than expected. A crew member spotted my mother in line walking with ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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honey536

3 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Alaska

This was my second cruise to Alaska, both on the Solstice, both Inside passage. Traveling into and out of Seattle is always a plus for me. I like the itinerary for the trip. Although I've visited before there is ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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NoelleM.

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Family Alaska Cruise

My first cruise. I picked the solstice cruise bc I could drive to Seattle. I saved money on the flight and booked a celebrity suite with the money saved. I also read positive reviews about kids club and heard the ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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CruiseLifeDG

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Very Disappointing Cruise. Would Not Recommend

OH NO, DON’T GO! CRUISE FROM HELL! GOT SICK! PROFITS OVER PASSENGERS! Celebrity Solstice Alaska Cruise. Embarkation, guest services & excursions were horrible. (1.) Embarkation day was a nightmare. 3 ships in ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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mikepowie

9 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Generally, a nice return to Alaska and Celebrity

We just got back from a seven-night Inside Passage Alaskan cruise on the Solstice and, in general, it was very nice. Background: My wife (37) and I (43) took this cruise with my parents as a celebration of ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Jegberg

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Too many little problems that added up to a mountain

This was our 3rd cruise to Alaska, but the first on Celebrity.... Never again will we use Celebrity! We cruised on the Solstice going to Alaska We have lots of comments to make. First of all, our travel agent ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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derekt75

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Hire any American parent to help with kids' food.

Background: I’ve traveled several times on DCL without kids and then with kids. I’ve been on the Wonder and the Dream. I recently sailed on the Celebrity Solstice to Alaska with a 6 and 3 yr old. Here ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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billslowsky

11 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

You're on your own for entertainment

Traveled with two other couples, all wanted to see Alaska and Celebrity offered a good package that included beverages for the same cost as Royal, where we have done most travel. As others have noted, the ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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JGColorado

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Celebrity Solstice Tracy Arm 7 Night Cruise - July 2018

First a little bit about us so that you can compare your own perceptions to ours (which may be different): We are a family of four - Mom and Dad in our late 40's; a boy and girl - each teenagers. We traveled with ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Robertorres

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great Food, Outstanding Service and Wonderful Itinerary

I choose traveling with Celebrity to Alaska because the itinerary with Fjord was really good and the price was ok. The Ship is not a big one, it only has two elevators sections, three on the front and like six ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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tryber

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Perfect if you want to be treated as a profit center instead of a valued guest

My extended family decided on Celebrity Alaska Cruise. This was my first time on Celebrity. Dealing with website precruise was dreadful. Embarkation was very smooth, so expectation rose, but welcome lunch in ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Rgrand111

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Very Good Cruise with a Few Glitches

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary in that it both departed and returned to Seattle. We were generally pleased with the cruise. But there were a few things that were off-putting. Our cabin service ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Starbar69

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great time had by all

This was our second cruise with celebrity to Alaska the cruise on the whole was good the ship was fantastic clean easy to get around we had a Aqua class cabin with a balcony which was lovely for sitting outside ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Wallacla

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First time cruisers, exceeded expectations

Family cruise ( nine adults) two years in the planning. Alaska was a bucket list for us and we carefully selected excursions that fit our family. We were so happy with the intenerary, the ship itself, and the ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Jeanybean

1 Review Written

Amazing Cruise

Quite simply, saw the advert for the cruise. Western Canada and Alaska were always destinations we hoped to visit. Spent 3 days in Vancouver pre cruise and 2 days in Seattle post cruise. The cruise was amazing. ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Vegas Voyager

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Celebrity Staff Worlds Apart!

I planned this cruise last October (2016) as an 80th Birthday Surprise Gift to my Mom. I specifically chose this cruise because of the roundtrip in/out of Seattle and the itinerary. As I had booked a suite, I knew ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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gohokies123

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great Overall Cruise Experience!

The cruise experience on the Celebrity Solstice was great overall! Cabin - see details below. Dining - dining was good. The food grade would be about a B in my opinion. They had lots of options, and different ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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chewie 10

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Observation deck "CLOSED for a private party!!!"

This is the 3rd cruise to Alaska on the Celebrity Line. 1st one was on the Century, 2nd on the Infinity and this one on the Solstice. The best of them was the Century. Truly an elegant ship. I've been told It's ...
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Sail Date August 2017


Celebrity Solstice Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.4
Dining4.54.1
Entertainment4.53.8
Public Rooms5.04.6
Fitness Recreation5.04.1
Family4.04.5
Enrichment5.03.8
Service5.04.4
Value For Money4.54
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