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Celestyal Cruises Montego Bay Cruise Reviews

Celestyal Cruises
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Montego Bay

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70 Celestyal Cruises Montego Bay Cruise Reviews


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foxglove

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fun cruise but Cuba not worth the extra effort and expense.

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We were planning on an extended stay in Montego Bay, Jamaica and this cruise was offered as a gift to break-up that stay. We always enjoy staying there and Doctors' Cave Beach in particular. The beach is an easy ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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avogel99

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great week touring Cuba!

My family of 6 just returned yesterday from our 1 week cruise. We started our cruise in Montego Bay. The boarding process was simple and the terminal was not crowded, which we were very happy to see. By the time ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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TalonBlues

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Amazing staff!!!

I selected this cruise because it was offered by Apple Vacations as an authorized People-to-People tour for Americans and it was a smaller ship (since I had never been on a cruise before, the idea of being on a boat ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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harrynew1

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A Great Value

I chose this cruise for its itinerary which started from Montego Bay, Jamaica, and circumnavigated Cuba, stopping at Santiago de Cuba, Havana, and Cienfuegos. The ship was quite nice, well maintained. The staff ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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annfoxdavidson

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A fantastic Cuba experience on a wonderful ship!

I chose this cruise because I wanted to visit multiple places in Cuba. My parents took this cruise in March, and loved it. It was my first cruise, so between that and the newness of the Cuba experience, I was not ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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jlticox

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

A fantastic voyage!

Cabin 6204. We chose this cruse because we wanted to see different cities of Cuba without the hassle of travel and hotel changes. We wanted an all inclusive trip and this was perfect! And the People to People ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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dudel68

1 Review Written

31 Helpful Votes

Bad Cruise to Cuba

Chose this cruise due to price and location. Had a Jr. Balcony Suite. This room had a very poor.. There was a refrigerator in the middle of the closet, thus no room to hang clothes unless they were to lean against ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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mcgedp

1 Review Written

28 Helpful Votes

Cuba People To People

We chose this cruise because we wanted a convenient way to see multiple cities in Cuba, not have to worry about accommodations and satisfy to OFAC requirements since we are US citizens. We were not disappointed. ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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mibenco

7 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Circumnavigating Cuba on a low-key ship with like-minded passengers

Going to Cuba has been a life-long dream of mine, which I realized this past February onboard Celestyal Crystal. I did lots of research on here which helped with my decision. I hope my long review helps some of ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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Trotamundos49

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Living - Historical educational perspective of Cuba in an objective nutshell...

This objective-chronological perspective of Cuba is provided by Dr.Jorge Gonzalez Arocha, PhD , Havana University. Professor Arocha covered all important ports of call providing historical, cultural and ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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jaychi

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Ship good, Cuba was a learning experience, but not a resort destination.

Wow, I have much to say here. The experience was a mixed one, but I got what I wanted to get out of the trip. No one goes on a cruise to Cuba to be on a ship, so I will cover the excursions first. I am a US ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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rene.morley

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Cuba circumnavigation makes this cruise work

Sailing Celestyal is a great way to visit Cuba if you are eager to go now, especially if you’d like to explore beyond Havana. The “Authentic Cuba” program ensures you will meet conditions for U.S. cultural ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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jkarp1

2 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Cuba birthday cruise

We took this cruise for our birthday celebration and to see Cuba. We upgraded to a suite, which was well worth the extra price. The cabin was very large and comfortable. The housekeeping staff was exceptional and a ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Susquehanna303

2 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Cuba Introduction

Picked this cruise as it is the only itinerary that circles Cuba and makes 3 major port stops: Santiago, two full days and overnight in Havana, and Cienfuego. Originally, the itinerary included Maria Gouda but that ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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greatsloer

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Informative Cuba

We chose this for a true Cuban experience before it all changes. Embarkation and Disembarkation was a breeze. The best in a long time. Don't go on this ship if you're expecting all the bells and whistles of ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Arkansas cruisers

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

A safe, comfortable and stress-free way to see Cuba

We chose the Celestyal Crystal for our Cuba cruise due to their multiple Cuban ports, their experience and history offering People to People programs in this market, and the ease of flying into and staying in ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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Wanderlost

4 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

An Amazing Experience on a Lovely Ship

What can be said about a seven day cruise to Cuba which includes an overnight in Havana along with stops in Cienfuegos and Santiago? To simply say this was a great cruise would be an understatement which would not ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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kconrad2k

1 Review Written

Cuba Cruising Silver Linings

My husband and I jumped at a last minute opportunity to join George Mason University’s week-long cultural cruise around Cuba in January. We joined approximately 500 other passengers who boarded the Celestyal ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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cinderella33

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

A beautiful ship with wonderful staff, wonderful programs

I chose this ship as an easy way to visit large areas of Cuba on a US approved people to people program. The company really covered every aspect of Cuban culture from Cuban staff, Cuban professor on board, Cuban ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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Staci0615

6 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Cuba a GREAT experience

Being American it is a little harder to see Cuba(as we cannot go as pure tourists). Upon researching ways we discovered Celestyal and their People to People Program. Leaving out of Montego Bay Jamaica was ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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joedex

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Exceeded my expectations!

Let me start by saying I am not a frequent cruiser. So my review is not a comparison to other cruise ships. Our objective was to see Cuba in different ports above and beyond just Havana with the convenience of ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Jamaica Phil

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Cruising around Cuba

My wife Coco chose this cruise because of the Cuba experience and the Jamaica connection. We enjoyed Runaway Bay Jamaica for 3 days before boarding, so we were rested and ready for our first ever cruise. We were ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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surfcitygirl

7 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Very good Cuba cruise

First of all, hats off to Danny the cruise director and the entire entertainment crew. Danny is very enthusiastic, full of energy, and speaks probably at least eight languages. He is an asset to the company. The ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Delta Dara

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

The cruise that didn't cruise.

There was a group of 18 of us from the US who wanted to see Cuba before it changes too much. I can remember when I was a little girl and Castro took over. For half a century, we couldn't go to Cuba and it was very ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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smoothersailing

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Disappointed in itinerary change

We chose this trip for the experience of cruising around Cuba, enjoying days at sea and admiring the coastline. On arrival in Montego Bay, men started grabbing bags as they were off loaded from the bus before we ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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