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Celebrity First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

Celebrity
Ship
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

361

Very Good

99

Average

33

Poor

10

Terrible

5

Cruise type

Family Cruises

2,597

Romantic Cruises

2,077

Senior Cruises

1,688

Repositioning Cruises

843

First-Time Cruisers

518

518 Celebrity First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews


SDJW12 avatar

SDJW12

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

A bad experince

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This was my first cruise and the only ting I have to compare it to is an all inclusive resort and all the great things my friends have told me about cruising. Let me start by saying this was a 11 day Mediterranean ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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ajn2017

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First cruise but one to never forget

I sailed the Celebrity Summit 8/13-8/20 with my girlfriend with no prior cruising experience and not exactly sure what to expect, but was completely blown away but the staff and service on the Summitt. From Captain ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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woronoram

1 Review Written

First time on US cruise

The Food on the ship was not good quality especially the smorgasbord . We ended up paying at the specialty restaurants to ensure we had food we liked, THIS WAS GOOD QUALITY. Not enough fresh food, seafood , salads ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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Maureen Rodd

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Golden wedding celebration

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


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GreenAcres10110

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

October 2016 Italy, Greece, and Turkey on the Reflection - First Cruise

We are a professional couple, no kids, early forties. We had never been on a cruise before and had no experience in this area of Europe so took the advice of friends who had done this exact cruise before and booked ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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bertibotts

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Absolutely Fantastic - mostly!

This was our very first ever cruise and overall, we really enjoyed it. My partner and I booked this cruise to celebrate my partner being promoted in his career after several years of being on a long and arduous ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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raytaximan

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

A Holiday of a Lifetime

This was our first cruise, i was a bit sceptic of this experience, as we have always done our own travel arrangements , this trip we could not complain about anything it was excellent. The staff, were first ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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dixon ill

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Our Anniversary Cruise

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


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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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maggi237

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Exceeded every expectation we had and more!

our first cruise and we couldn't have chosen a better ship to experience it. The quality of the staff, the cleanliness which was second to none and the attention to detail onboard was astonishing. We had nothing ...
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Sail Date June 2016


greg898 avatar

greg898

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Amazing Cruise on the Equinox

This was our first cruise and aside from a few minor complaints, it was amazing. We booked a transfer from the airport directly with Celebrity and it went very smoothly with the Celebrity representatives at the ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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jon.c.yarwood@gmail.com

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Nearly Brilliant!

This was our first ever cruise, so we were stepping in to the unknown , but we asked advice from friends who were experienced cruisers, we had a mind of where we wanted to go and went to a recommended agent who gave ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Captain100

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

As good as it gets...

...at least if you look at the level of service! Need to say that we were first-time cuisers, and after this experience will go again on a cruise and again will choose Celebrity. Also must say that we had a ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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cjo2232

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

First time cruisers

Being our first ever cruise we really didn't know what to expect, but from beginning to end it was very well organised with no disruptions. We had been staying in Barcelona in an apartment before the cruise, we ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Ginger Eric

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Oh dear, could do much better

We chose celebrity because my partner who is an elite member with Royal Carribbean had always been given the impression that this sister company offered a higher standard cruise. The ship was very clean and the ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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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


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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


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pagejn

1 Review Written

Celebrity Constellation March 22, 2014 Ft Lauderdale

The ship was fantastic. Lots to do in the day time and evening. One negative is that people are allowed to smoke on balconies and it is annoying sitting on your own balcony smelling the smoke from others. The pools ...
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Sail Date March 2014


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pip4brian

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Our very first cruise and it exceeded all expectations. A unique experience.

My partner and I had never thought of a cruise holiday before. We saw an advert in our travel agents window advertising the 11 day cruise on the Celebrity Reflection and chose it because it visited most of the ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Gazelle21

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Ship, Incredible Service from Staff

We were fairly nervous first time cruisers who decided to take a shorter (8 night) cruise to test our sea legs. Based on a recommendation from a friend, we were incredibly happy we chose to cruise on Celebrity ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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ama44e

2 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise on Relection

Some background. We have been cruising since 1992 with 27 cruises under our belt, 7 with Celebrity. All of our cruises over the past several cruises have been with Celebrity except a weekend getaway out of Los ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Greentoenail

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great trip

This was a first cruise for my family.We were a family of four.two adults and two teenagers in one balcony room(booked the room with the bigger balcony on the hump,had 2 extra chairs brought up so we had four).One ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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Friendlyjohnno

3 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

We feel ripped off!

we feel absolutely cheated out of our holiday money. We are battling farmers who have saved our money for what was to be the holiday of our lifetime. Firstly, there was an 18% service charge on everything we bought, ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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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


ChaCha1964 avatar

ChaCha1964

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Fabulous ! Loved it

This was our first cruise and on the recommendation of others, this ship was the only one to go on. My husband and I are both early to mid 50's and were looking for a trip with everything. Boarding was a breeze, met ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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