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Celebrity Solstice Holiday Cruises Cruise Reviews

Celebrity
Celebrity Solstice
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Traveler rating

Excellent

13

Very Good

7

Average

1

Poor

2

Terrible

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Cruise type

Family Cruises

332

Romantic Cruises

259

Senior Cruises

192

Repositioning Cruises

102

Holiday Cruises

26

26 Celebrity Solstice Holiday Cruises Cruise Reviews


AdrianaSampaio avatar

AdrianaSampaio

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Celebrity Solstice a disappointment - Christmas and NYE cruise

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Firstly a bit about us: we are 45 (husband and wife) who loves to travel and cruise, we are not hard to please people, we like the beach, we like to drink a little, we normally cruise as a couple but sometimes we ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Mitiamo

2 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Overall Great Christmas Cruise - A Couple of Issues

We went on the 12 night South Pacific cruise from Sydney on 23 December. It was our 7th Celebrity cruise but first from Australia (all the others were from US/Caribbean ports). We have also been on ...
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Sail Date December 2016


Glyder avatar

Glyder

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

We Had Christmas on the Solstice!

I was a cruise virgin until I spent 14 nights on the Solstice sailing from Sydney to Auckland and loved it! As a Brit, I loved the British entertainment crew - they made it for me. Seeing Santa in the Solstice ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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BILLYJAY

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

No rating

WHERE DID CHRISTMAS GO?

This was our tenth cruise,5th with celebrity twice on Solstice.Did this same so called Christmas cruise 2 years ago.Last time it was very good this time terrible.Did not mention FATHER CHRISTMAS ,who is this ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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jimbo249

1 Review Written

Auckland Cruise

We arrived in Auckland 3 days early to look around and was not disappointed it is a lovely place, come time to board the ship I was a little disappointed in the time and conditions that it took to get aboard very ...
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Sail Date November 2013


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Tikus

1 Review Written

NZ NYE Cruise

We were in cabin 1067 port side in a concierge class room. The room is a good size with the bed near king size and plenty of storage. We had 3 large bags (23kg each - packed way too many clothes) but by utilising ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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allgames

14 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Sydney and New Zealand holiday delight!

Celebrity Solstice - Australia/New Zealand 12-23-2012 to 1/4/2013 12 night pacific cruise With over 20 cruises under my belt, I looked at this cruise as one of the ultimate cruises to go on. Coming from "The ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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ceecee ryder

1 Review Written

Our Celebration Cruise with Solstice

The cruise was a popular one for young families and there were many children of all ages on board enjoying the pools, whirlpools and decks. Although, this meant that the pool deck was almost unusable during the day, ...
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Sail Date December 2011


DrJJ avatar

DrJJ

5 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Great Holiday Cruise

Our 3rd Celebrity Cruise and 2nd time on the Solstice. Flew in the night before. Boarding was on time, rapid and painless. Excellent cabin on the hump with a very large balcony. Great, efficient service by our room ...
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Sail Date December 2011


Marina Reid avatar

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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spunky50

2 Reviews Written

12 day Eastern Mediterranean Cruise - loved it.

Just recently returned from a 12-day Eastern Mediterranean trip, over all we had a great time. The Solstice staff were engaging and happy to make the stay on the ship as enjoyable as they can. We did not partake in ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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yanska

1 Review Written

Ports and Shore Excursions

We recently returned from a 12 night cruise in the eastern Mediterranean where we visited a total of 8 ports. two of which where at best "marginal". Kotor and Dubrovnik where the the two. Shore excursions had ...
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Sail Date October 2011


rafiba avatar

rafiba

1 Review Written

One more wonderful cruise vacation came to its end

One more wonderful cruise vacation came to its end, so nice to know that there will be more.... This was our seventh cruise with Celebrity and the second Mediterranean one. When in port, we always do our own ...
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Sail Date October 2011


catkins45 avatar

catkins45

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Scintilating Solstice

Having cruised with the same compay 6 times around the Caribben and Hawaii we decided to cruise closer to home so having heard how good Celebrity Equinox was we thought we'd try a Solstice Class ship! We flew from ...
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Sail Date June 2011


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scotslizzy

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

One of the Best

Have been back over a month now and thought it high time I put in my review. Here goes ; Solstice Med cruise 12 nights starting 5th Sept All travel arrangements were made via Celebrity and although more ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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louwoz

2 Reviews Written

Solstice Thanksgiving Cruise

Our group of 3 couples had great expectations for this 7 night Thanksgiving cruise. We have cruised with Royal Caribbean and Princess previously, but this was our first time on Celebrity. Based on the mostly awesome ...
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Sail Date November 2010


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jmss1950

12 Reviews Written

Solstice Thanksgiving Cruise 11/21/10

About us: DH[61] and I[59] are teachers and this was our 23rd cruise. We have cruised with Carnival, Celebrity, Disney, Hal, Princess, RCCL. We drove from south, central Georgia on Saturday 20th, to Port St. ...
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Sail Date November 2010


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afollett

3 Reviews Written

Best cruise yet! + gluten free

My new husband and I (we got married in St. Thomas on this cruise!) sailed on the Solstice at the beginning of May. It was a wonderful trip. We travelled with my parents who are normally Carnival cruisers and I've ...
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Sail Date May 2010


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parrott head

1 Review Written

Another Great New Years Cruise

We sailed on the Celebrity Solstice for the second year in a row for New Years. We traveled with 3 other couples who have done the same. Overall it was a good cruise, but compared to last year, last year was better. ...
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Sail Date December 2009


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Basil_100

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

The Celebrity Solstice - A Fine Ship With Fundamental Flaws

Having completed 6 previous cruises mostly with Cunard, we chose the Celebrity Solstice on recommendation. Embarkation Embarkation at Fort Lauderdale was long and tiresome as we had to wait 2 hours after being ...
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Sail Date December 2009


Kirk Roberts avatar

Kirk Roberts

1 Review Written

Good not great with a few mishaps

My family and I along with several of our relatives took the Dec. 20 cruise to the Eastern Caribbean on the Solstice. While we had a pretty good time, I think the general consensus was that in a number of different ...
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Sail Date December 2009


Louisiana Belle avatar

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


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Tupelo1

1 Review Written

Expecting More from Celebrity Solstice on New Year's Eve!!!

The ship was beautiful! Elegant! But the most boring cruise we have ever had!!! I am 57 but not dead!!! The staff was pleasant but I found myself longing for the waiters who called you by name and who seemed happy ...
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Sail Date December 2008


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wolfganghowell

8 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Solstice' First NYE

After 18 months of anticipation, we finally boarded Solstice! Info - We are DINK's in our 40s. Ok, one of us, the other one is lying. This was our 13th cruise - we cruise X and RCCL exclusively. Pre Cruise ...
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Sail Date December 2008


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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