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Celebrity Solstice Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

Celebrity
Celebrity Solstice
Eastern Mediterranean
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

19

Very Good

3

Average

1

Poor

2

Cruise type

Family Cruises

26

Romantic Cruises

15

Senior Cruises

7

Fitness Cruises

5

Holiday Cruises

3

26 Celebrity Solstice Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean


lexmiller avatar

lexmiller

22 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

Celebrity & the Mediterranean, a winning combination

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We loved our family Mediterranean cruise on the Equinox in August 2011 so much, that we did it again this year! This time, a 12 night cruise out of Barcelona on the Solstice, with an overnight in Venice. There are ...
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Sail Date August 2012


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Grumpy100

9 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Awesome Mediterrean Cruise

We flew into Barcelona on Nov. 14th after a 7 hr. layover in JFK. We started at 6:45 am from West Palm Beach, FL on JetBlue which was a great flight and then transferred to American for Barcelona. We used the ...
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Sail Date November 2011


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harrysh

1 Review Written

Our Cruise of a lifetime

We arrived in Barcelona a day before we boarded the Solstice, staying at the Silken Havana Hotel just a few blocks from Las Ramblas. The town is beautiful, clean & vibrant. We took the bus tour which was good but ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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Esprit

11 Reviews Written

63 Helpful Votes

12 to 24 August from Barcelona and back

We had an overnight stay in the Hotel Regina situated in the heart of Barcelona just to the left of Las Ramblas. Just perfect and great value. Embarkation was a breeze and we were soon greeted by our daughter ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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marajoe

1 Review Written

Celebrity Solstice is a great ship

We just got back from our Cruise on the Celebrity Solstice and we loved the ship and the staff. My wife and i have been on about 15 plus cruise and this was the nicest ship out of all of them. Loved the Martini bar ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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jayregis

1 Review Written

A lot of good, but too much lawn.

My wife, three kids (ages 14, 11 and 9) just returned from a fabulous trip to Europe which highlighted a 12 day cruise on the Solstice.In addition to several cruises with the wife, it was our fourth cruise with our ...
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Sail Date June 2011


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Aussie Bloke

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fabulous repositioning cruise

Embarkation This was very smooth and we wer eon the ship within 30 minutes of arriving. The ship I found it a departure from the norm. We had just travelled on Eurodam around the Caribbean and found it to be an ...
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Sail Date April 2010


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MerDub

1 Review Written

Mom and Daughter Sail X

Myself and DM sailed on the Solstice on Feb 21st, and we both have nothing but god things to say! We have sailed Carnival and RCI a number of times, and this was our first Celebrity cruise. Right from the beginning ...
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Sail Date February 2010


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wiselindag

6 Reviews Written

A Fabulous Cruise on my New Favorite Ship, Solstice

This was my 25th cruise and I was happy to share it with my husband and several friends. Most of my cruises have been on Celebrity and Royal Caribbean, but I have also sailed on NCL, Princess, MSC, and several ...
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Sail Date November 2009


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Louisiana Belle

1 Review Written

Cruising with Cousins

We flew to Rome on Monday and spent three nights there. Then we were escorted to the Port of Rome for our ten day trip. The ship is so beautiful. It was the 11th cruise my husband and I have taken and this was the ...
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Sail Date November 2009


kiwinick avatar

kiwinick

2 Reviews Written

Five Star Ship - Two Star Service

Solstice Review 17/08/09 Great Ship - Inconsistent Service One of the strange things that has been commented on before on Cruise Critic is that people on the same cruise can have vastly different experiences. I ...
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Sail Date August 2009


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FiggyWig

2 Reviews Written

The Fabulous Solstice

It's been almost 2 months since our return from the fabulous Celebrity Solstice tour around the eastern Med, but the memories are still strong and will be for some time to come. This being our 1st ever cruise we ...
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Sail Date August 2009


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bischo4

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

An People pay money for this!

Not to be long winded, The food in the main dinging room was uninspired and marginal The waiter was slow and non-responsive The assistant waiter had personality, ran to serve, and should have been the ...
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Sail Date May 2009


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Chameleon

7 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

A Fantastic Med Cruise on the Solstice

We have just returned from a really great cruise on the Solstice and the overall experience was very good. We are quite experienced cruisers and have travelled on P&O, Carnival, Princess, Royal Caribbean and ...
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Sail Date July 2009


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atlantasandyg

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

No rating

Solstice ship thorough review from our family perspective

Our family had only taken 1 cruise trip before, so we were looking forward to an upscale trip on the Celebrity Solstice. The ship is absolutely spectacular. The common spaces were gorgeous! The martini bar had ...
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Sail Date July 2009


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gip

1 Review Written

Highs and lows on the Solstice

The Ship is beautiful, classy and well laid out as mentioned many times before.   The buffet area was a bit of a bun fight on occasion and on sea days the ship was busy but most of the time it never seemed ...
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Sail Date July 2009


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luckymonkeycruisers

1 Review Written

Wonderful family trip on the Solstice!

Let me start by saying how great this site is.  It was a huge help to us in planning our port days/shore excursions!  I  have never written a travel review but felt if I could pass on any helpful tips to ...
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Sail Date July 2009


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coasterschick

1 Review Written

First Cruise for us....

Our family of 6 (2 grandparents, 2 parents and 2 teen age kids) had a fabulous time on Solstice while traveling the Mediterranean.  We were worried about what all of us could do together and separate on this cruise ...
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Sail Date June 2009


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ready4vaca20

1 Review Written

The Solstice has some hits and misses

Background: This would be my fourth cruise but first with Celebrity. Both my parents have been on 10 or more cruises and have sailed Celebrity before.We flew into Rome on July 5 to catch up on sleep before riding to ...
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Sail Date July 2009


samka avatar

samka

1 Review Written

Spectacular Solstice

Just came back from 11 night Eastern Med on Solstice.  My husband and I are both 50 and we were accompanied by out 13 yr old son.  This was a second cruise for all of us, previously having traveled on HAL's ...
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Sail Date July 2009


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sixofus

1 Review Written

Solstice fun and much sun!

Well we started our big family vacation  in Rome a few days before the sailing so that we can show our kids (teenagers ages 18,15, 12 and younger daughter age 8) .the sights, smells and wonders of Rome. We stayed ...
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Sail Date July 2009


lyn110 avatar

lyn110

1 Review Written

Solstice was awesome; Wonderful Cruise

My husband and I were traveling with my 2 older sisters.  We have been on many cruises, but this was the first time that we had sailed with Celebrity and for the most part we were extremely pleased with the ...
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Sail Date June 2009


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tjo1957

1 Review Written

Private Tours and Solstice

I just wanted to drop a few notes on our recent cruise on the Celebrity Solstice. This was an 11 night Mediterranean Cruise departing and returning through Rome. Most of what I want to mention are the private tours ...
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Sail Date April 2009


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Lisamaye1

1 Review Written

Great time on the Solstice

We have just returned from a family vacation on the Celebrity Solstice and we are all still talking to each other! The trip consisted of my husband and I, two teenagers and my In-law's. The crew on the ship could ...
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Sail Date June 2009


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MrNikon

1 Review Written

Disappointing, but spoiled

This is my fourth Cruise. 1st was Carnival to Mexico, 2nd was Windstar to Western Med, 3rd was Windstar to Costa Rica, and now this trip to the Eastern Med on Solstices. My first impression was Wow, big ship. The ...
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Sail Date May 2009


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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