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Australia & New Zealand Celebrity Solstice Australia & New Zealand Cruise Reviews

Celebrity
Celebrity Solstice
Australia & New Zealand
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Traveler rating

Excellent

256

Very Good

170

Average

105

Poor

55

Terrible

26

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620 Australia & New Zealand Celebrity Solstice Australia & New Zealand Cruise Reviews


Leen Vandenberg avatar

Leen Vandenberg

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Dining experience

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I have read a review by Msglodenhair and agree with most of her review of her on board experience, of the ship and the captain and crew. However prior to embarkation, I had attempted to register on the Celebrity ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Fran from Australia

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Wonderful crew, wonderful cruise

We chose this cruise at the last minute as we were booked to go on a cruise around Asia, which was cancelled due to port restrictions in Singapore and Hong Kong. We had not travelled with Celebrity at all prior to ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Msgoldenhair

3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Well done Captain Alex and team...an excellent cruise

We flew from Sydney to Auckland via Air New Zealand and stayed three nights at the Sofitel property Grand Windsor in Queen St. We had breakfast included and there were plenty of restaurants and cafes nearby for ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Rishigudka

12 Reviews Written

55 Helpful Votes

Brilliant Final cruise before coronavirus shut down!

We flew from London to Auckland via Emirates. Everything ran as per schedule and we arrived in New Zealand 3 days prior to the cruise. It took about an hour or so to go through immigration and customs before leaving ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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adrianwoz

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Pretty Good and Enjoyable

It was our first ocean cruise although we have done river cruises. We did it for the cruise experience rather than the destination (been to NZ many times). It went from Melbourne to Auckland. We had an Aqua class ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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platypus33

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Just OK

We like New Zealand and decided that it would be a good way to go for a short cruise which started in Auckland and finished in Sydney. One of the selling points was that the ship was coming back to Sydney via Eden ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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whitbob

5 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

New Zealand - Trip was Top Notch

We have sailed on 4 Celebrity ships all in Aquaclass, and enjoy the access to BLU as well as the Spa amenities. We chose Solstice for the itinerary, as New Zealand was on the bucket list. We stayed in Auckland, on ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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mmd2

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Terrible value & experience

We chose this cruise because it linked to another cruise that would be ending and went to a destination we wanted to see. This was advertised to us as a 5 1/2 star ship. It is a 4 1/2 star ship with 3 1/2 star food ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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warrenhickson

3 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Some Issues but still Good Value

My wife and I wanted to repeat a similar Pacific cruise on the Solstice which we enjoyed several years ago. Overall the cruise was pleasant but was marred by several avoidable problems. First, my wife's suitcase ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Gunda A

3 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Only complaint is we had to get off!

This is the second time we have travelled on Celebrity Solstice, and again, we had a faultless experience. We travelled with another couple, so we experienced both the suite and a balcony cabin. ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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aussie 14

7 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

We sailed on this cruise as a family Christmas cruise, the ship is far from being in prestige condition, well due in of a refurbishment our balcony chairs had chips of paint missing one of the chairs the blot came ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Seafarer20

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Never dine alone, noise and quiet contemplation

We had the pleasure of taking our fourth cruise on the Celebrity Solstice in Dec 2019; on this occasion Syd-Syd via Noumea and Vanuatu for 9 nights. Sea conditions were superb, didn’t feel like we were at sea. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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RiverEagle

2 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Solstice... grand and elegant cruising!

In summary I'd highly recommend Celebrity Solstice. We were fortunate enough to sail in the Sky Class Suite. (To date we have done a balcony stateroom, Concierge Class & Royal Suite so we have good points of ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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ludicat

3 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Excellent nine night cruise in South Pacific

Booked a Celebrity Suite (CS) for the first time on a very good Last minute deal having been in Balcony, Aqua and Concierge on previous cruises on Solstice. It included all the perks with premium drinks package, ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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gfosburgh

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great, uncrowded ship to our dream destination.

My wife and I had planned for several years to visit Australia and New Zealand. We first considered a land trip but eventually choose to do a cruise due to the overall value and convenience. I looked at several ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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philpara

4 Reviews Written

50 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise bar two complaints.

This was our second cruise on Celebrity Solstice and found it most enjoyable with no complaints bar two which I will go into later. Embarkation a breeze. Just board when you want, Dont follow their advisory boarding ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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mnc1959

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

First Time on Celebrity Solstice

The reason for choosing this cruise was the time of year it cruised and to try a different cruise company. This was my ninth cruise and the first on Celebrity. We had a Concierge Cabin on Deck 10 cabin 1204. I have ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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SteamboatWillie118

11 Reviews Written

68 Helpful Votes

Amazing NZ/AU, some disappointments by X..

Highlights - sailing though the NZ Fjordland National Park on the bow- stunning! - Tasmania is gorgeous and we loved the wildlife (kangaroos, koalas, wombats etc) - Melissa at the Captain's Club desk ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Astro Boy

25 Reviews Written

48 Helpful Votes

Auckland to Sydney Nov 8th - 20th

We were looking forward to the Solstice as not previously been on this ship, but on other Celebrity Ship. Weather was not too kind to us, mostly rain or wind or cold, no laying around on desk this cruise. Ship ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Peterseremet

6 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Back to Back Great Cruises

We took a 4-day cruise out of Sydney to Melbourne on 10/11, than stayed on ship for 12-day cruise 10/15 to east coast of Australia and Great Barrier Reef. We are longtime Celebrity cruisers, and were somewhat ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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hdsz064

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Very nice every day except one night

People both on and off the ship were so kind and helpful. Always smiling and wanting to know if you need something. You almost would have thought they were smoking something to be so gracious. Out of 30+ cruises we ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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2Joneses

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

SALE away on Celebrity! (Not a typo)

What we liked: 1)Spotless ship with obvious attention to detail and a crew focused on cleanliness. 2)Great crew who worked hard to please. Some going out of their way to do so. 3)Above average(in some cases ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Rileyka1

4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

First Time on this Line

Having cruised both NCL & Princess I was interested to see how Celebrity compared. First to the good points. Well decorated and very modern with clean lines, staff 10/10 both friendly and there when you needed them. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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scotty43

6 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Aussie Coast

We chose this cruise as it was suitable as our first cruise of the season. We had been on this ship some 5 years before but it is still in very good order. Only our 5th Celebrity cruise but due to our Royal ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Rafinny

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Our family cruise

We traveled with our family which consisted of 13 adults, 1 child & 1 infant. We took a shuttle Limo from Cheektowaga NY to Toronto. We flew 22 hours from Toronto to Sydney. We had a 1 hour layover in Vancouver at ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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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