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Celebrity Solstice Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to the Eastern Caribbean

Celebrity
Celebrity Solstice
Eastern Caribbean
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

43

Very Good

10

Average

6

Poor

2

Cruise type

Family Cruises

63

Romantic Cruises

47

First-Time Cruisers

31

Senior Cruises

15

Spring Break Cruises

13

63 Celebrity Solstice Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to the Eastern Caribbean


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Star84

1 Review Written

No rating

Abusive Crew

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During a family cruise on the Celebrity Solstice in November of 2011, I was physically assaulted by one of the crew members. When entering the main cafe I politely refused hand sanitizer and proceeded to enter as I ...
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Sail Date November 2011


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CruiseM1018

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Sky high expectations and a little let down.

It's a long review, so stick with me! A little about Me: I was 6 years old when I saw my first cruise ship. I was in Aruba, and I remember watching a Celebrity ship sail into port and being completely blown ...
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Sail Date April 2012


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hcheese

3 Reviews Written

Wonderful family vacation

Background & General Impressions - First time sailing on Celebrity. My family consists of myself, DH (both early 40s) and DD who is 6. This was my 6th cruise, DH's 7th cruise and DD's 4th. Prior to celebrity, we had ...
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Sail Date March 2012


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legaljen1969

6 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Family Fun on Solstice

Background Information We are a couple in our 40's. We have cruised with Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruise lines. Our first cruise with Royal was on the Majesty of the Seas in 1995. We love cruising. We ...
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Sail Date March 2012


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tcavallaro

1 Review Written

Great Ship, Service, Food, and Crew. Activities Lacking.

After typically planning cruises about a year in advance and traveling with a large group, we decided to book a last minute getaway cruise and thought to try Celebrity for the first time aboard the Solstice. We set ...
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Sail Date January 2012


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opensesam

2 Reviews Written

Family Christmas cruise

Our family of six, mom, dad, and adult kids ages, 24,23,21, and 20 planned to spend our Christmas on the SOLSTICE Ship. Our previous cruises were on RCCL Independence of the Seas and Oasis during this same time ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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Marina Reid

1 Review Written

Very Unmerry Christmas

My son and I have cruised 20+ times in the past and Celebrity has always been our favourite. WE are Elite members and have sailed on Solstice two years ago. At that time we had enjoyed our cruise very much and we ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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popovova

7 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

A Fun Family Christmas at Sea

This was our fifth consecutive Holiday cruise. We enjoy traveling as a family during the holidays, and booked two balcony cabins on deck 8, one for my wife and I, and one for our 19 and 21 year old sons enjoying a ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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luvincruising

5 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

A nice almost uneventful cruise;...

We arrived at the cruise port at noon. Embarkation was smooth. We were told that the main gangway had broken down and we would be entering the ship through the deck# 2 access. We brought 2 bottles of wine and a ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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gamecockgrad

1 Review Written

Celebrity Solstice 4/24/11-5/01/11

Overall I think the Celebrity Solstice was a first class ship and was a really great value. I arrived at the ship at 12:00 and was on the ship by 12:30. We were greeted by Champagne. We were overwhelmed at the ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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tanstaafl42

1 Review Written

First time cruisers...and probably last time as well

Our family of 4 had been interested in cruising for some time and thought it could be a new standard vacation for us, but this was our first trip chosen because of a group that featured fantastic speakers. Since we ...
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Sail Date January 2011


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dcflyer

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable Solstice cruise with some reservations

My GF and I are in our mid-30s and cruised on the Solstice 12/5 to 12/12 with my parents, who were celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary. This was our first Celebrity cruise and the first at all for either of ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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brown-eyed girl

2 Reviews Written

Three generations enjoyed the Celebrity Solstice

Just back from the 12/19 sailing of Celebrity Solstice. Our group was my husband and myself (40s), our two daughters (14 and 11), and my in-laws (70s). We have only cruised once before with the kids, and that was on ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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benatty

6 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Solstice Is Our New Favorite Ship

My family just got off the Solstice (Eastern Caribbean - San Juan/St. Thomas and St. Maarten). This was our fourth Celebrity cruise, but our first on the Solstice class and we all agreed that this was the nicest ...
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Sail Date October 2010


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flipflop

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Don't Cruise Celebrity Solstice unless........:-)

Often when anyone does someone a lot, the hype and excitement goes away. I found myself doing that with cruising. New ships came out and while they had new features, it was hard for me to get that excitement back ...
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Sail Date September 2010


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mailman3616

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Be All You Can Be -- Almost!!

I'm going to try to be as concise as I can while still giving you an overall impression of our cruise experience. I think the easiest way to do this is by listing pros and cons of specific aspects of the cruise. So, ...
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Sail Date June 2010


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avgjoecruiser

1 Review Written

Felt Like A Celebrity on Clelebrity Solstice!

Went on this cruise with 5 other family members, varying in age between 16-71 y/o. Stayed in Sky Suite on 12th level, and small penthouse suite on 11th level, 3 people per room. Having been on 4 other cruise lines, ...
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Sail Date June 2010


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Sparkle144

14 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

I came, I saw, and I STILL hardly believe...

This was our 34th and 35th cruise, as we did two seven day back to back journeys. These were Eastern and Western Caribbean respectively. Embarkation was extremely easy and quick, especially as the Solstice is such a ...
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Sail Date June 2010


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luli

1 Review Written

5/30 Sailing--Mostly Positives with a Few Negatives

Sailed with the hubby and 3 kids on the 5/30 Eastern Caribbean sailing. Hubby and I are in our mid-40s and kids are ages 16, 12, and 8. I have been cruising since the age of 15 as my parents were huge Royal ...
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Sail Date May 2010


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ppoppins

1 Review Written

Goin' again!

Celebrity Solstice was all it sounded like and more! The whole family loved it. Embarkation was a breeze. Rooms ready by 1 pm. Hubby and I took our 2 daughters 22 and 19, we decided to share 1 cabin as that is our ...
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Sail Date May 2010


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firstplacechef

1 Review Written

Simply Put...WOW!

Wow what a ship! We have cruised X several times on Century class ships and have always loved the service, food, and ambience but Solstice took us to a new level! We are in our mid 50's and traveled with our DD ...
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Sail Date May 2010


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dewidewi

1 Review Written

Solstice ~ Full Review + Age Discrim. or Just Bad Attitudes?

Solstice ~ Full Review (+ Age Discrimination or Just Bad Attitudes?) Hi Everyone, Background: I'm a new to cruises. I'm in my mid-twenties, and before this year, I had never gone on a cruise before but had been ...
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Sail Date April 2010


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Ken-NL-Canada

1 Review Written

No rating

Solstice and a wedding

Sailed to the Eastern Caribean on the Celebrity Solstice in order to attend my daughters wedding. My daughter gave us short notice of their plan so the only cabins available were on the lowest passenger deck. ( Deck ...
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Sail Date May 2010


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cruiser61262

1 Review Written

Cruise with 11 year old

This was my 14th cruise and my 9th on the Celebrity/Fantasy cruise line. My husband and daughter and I were in desperate need of a "decompression" week. We were greatly looking forward to this cruise for about 8 ...
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Sail Date April 2010


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houselady

1 Review Written

Sexy & Sleek

Having checked into cruise terminals all over the world, the Ft. Lauderdale check in was by far the very best. No more than 5 minutes to check in, received sea passes, verification of passports and method of payment ...
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Sail Date April 2010


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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