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Celebrity Solstice Cruise Reviews for First-Time Cruisers Cruises to Alaska

Celebrity
Celebrity Solstice
Alaska
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

15

Very Good

3

Average

4

Poor

1

Cruise type

Family Cruises

120

Romantic Cruises

64

Senior Cruises

34

First-Time Cruisers

23

Cruises for the Disabled

14

23 Celebrity Solstice Cruise Reviews for First-Time Cruisers Cruises to Alaska


dixon ill avatar

dixon ill

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Our Anniversary Cruise

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well this was are first trip .it was our anniversary cruise the food was very good and the service was excellent with the breakfest too dinner too the dinning hall .our room was clean twice a day which shock us ...
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Sail Date May 2016


Mirandy avatar

Mirandy

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

Alaska Cruise: the Good, the Bad, and the Meh

We chose this cruise because friends were also going. EMBARKATION went very smooth. We waited until later in the afternoon to board and the line was short and fast. DISEMBARKATION was fast. It was my husband, ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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urrogers

1 Review Written

69 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruise, Celebrity Solstice, Sept. 11 to 21, 2015

We chose Alaska as our very first cruise and based on recommendations from friends and online reviews, we chose Celebrity Solstice. I did a lot of research before we booked the cruise and even more after – there ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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dessleo

2 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Wonderful First Cruise

This was the first cruise for both my husband and I. Neither of us had been to Alaska, either. We booked this to celebrate his 60th birthday, which was later in September. We arrived in Seattle one day early and ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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JB2112

6 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Best Cruise to Date

Let me start by saying that the wife and I have done 38 cruIses to date. Our last cruise back in Apr 2015 with RCCL had a lot of problems and we decided that it would be some time before we would sail again with ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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JYarNYC

2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Trip of a Lifetime

We went into the planning of this trip blind. Neither of us had ever been on a cruise before, and RCI, X, NCL, HAL, CCL was all just a whole lot of alphabet soup to us. Our wise travel agent asked us some questions ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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brianhopkins88

2 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

Celebrity Suite 1620 Alaska Inside Passage - Outstanding First Cruise Experience

Background: I'm a well traveled person used to higher end accommodations, but new to cruising. My wife and I decided to upgrade to a suite class and at the last minute spent the extra on a Celebrity Suite vs. the ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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Beckaj

5 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

My Brother's Dream to visit Alaska!

Yes, my brother has always wanted to vacation in Alaska - for his gift last Christmas I gave him this Solstice Alaska Cruise! Needless to say, he was thrilled! Our journey stated on June 30 th as we flew to ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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hogan8er

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

We LOVED this cruise!

This was my first time visiting Alaska and it was absolutely amazing! Embarkation in Seattle went very smooth. It took a total of 10 minutes from the moment we walked into the building the moment we walked ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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Eeelad

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

It'll take some beating

We did the 7day inner cruise flying into Seattle from London. The stateroom with a balcony proved a must particularly with our body clock out of sync as the 03.00 viewing of humpback whales in calm water was ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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crowso

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Food

The Solstice is well appointed and the staff generally great. The Captain was an amazing navigator thru the Tracy Arm which turned out to be a trip highlight. There did not seem to be announcements in the rooms, so ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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missybelle

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful First Cruise

This was our first cruise and first trip to Alaska and it was the most wonderful trip. The ship is lovely and spotless. It took us 20 minutes to go through the process and get onboard. No issues or problems, it ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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funkypanda

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Sept 5, 2014, 7 Night Alaska Cruise from Seattle [First Time Cruiser]

A couple of things, we are a married couple in our early 40s. This was our first cruise and we live in Seattle. We Ubered down to the pier in about 30 minutes. We arrived around 11:35 am. The check in process was ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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AlaksaCruise

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

1st Cruisers

I'm a hotel snob and foodie. Usually our vacations are to a warm, caribbean beach for lots of rest and relaxation. Here's my summary (please read my comments on excursions as I will not discuss in this ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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cpegaso942740

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Too rich

I have to agree expensive paintings and jewelery auctions were a bit too much. The casino was a wasted space as far as we were concerned, and did not seem to be populated most of the time. We went to have a good ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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Spike153624

1 Review Written

Solstice Alaska Cruise

Just returned from the Alaska cruise on the Solstice from Seattle. It was our first cruise and I would characterize it as OK. The food was good but not excellent, what I expected from a ship preparing thousands of ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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frawnsay

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruisers - Alaska on Celebrity Solstice 5/30/14

Background information: My husband and I are in our early 30s with two small children (who stayed with Grandma while we headed to Alaska). This was our first cruise and first trip to Alaska (though my husband had ...
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Sail Date May 2014


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jgbkek

1 Review Written

Loved the Solstice!

Cabin 9121 has the bed by the sliding glass door.... Very quiet area - the hallway dead ends to crew area we never noticed any noise from neighbors to either side or above..... We liked eating breakfast and lunch in ...
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Sail Date August 2013


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crescent lady

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Outstanding first cruise

We live on the Olympic Peninsula, so we drove to a ferry and arrived in Seattle about 11:30am. The drive to the parking area from the ferry took forever, but once we got to the Seattle Cruise Park, things moved very ...
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Sail Date August 2013


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huskers29

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disappointed

We took our first and probably our last cruise. We were extremely disappointed. You always hear how great the food is and how great you are treated by the stateroom attendant and other ship staff. The food in the ...
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Sail Date June 2013


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Socal18092

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Celebrity Solstice + Alaska =

Let me start by saying this site provided most of the research material on selecting a cruise line and itinerary for our first cruise experience. Many thanks to Members who gave honest and accurate feedback, making ...
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Sail Date June 2013


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msfrolic

1 Review Written

First time's a charm!

I will begin by saying that we find traveling easy in general, domestic, abroad - doesn't matter, we love it and consistently have the experience of "easy". Our cruise on the Solstice was no different. Our flight ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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MissRoms

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Alaska

My travel agent suggested celebrity was on top of the line of cruises regarding service and entertainment, so I trusted her and although I don't have any cruise experience ( this was my first) I had a great time, ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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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