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Southampton to Europe - Western Mediterranean Cruise Reviews

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Western Mediterranean
Southampton

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1,117 Southampton to Europe - Western Mediterranean Cruise Reviews


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spendless

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Top service again

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4 stars again for the cruise. Staff give excellent service and for us the S class is about the right size. We have not rated fitness or excursions as we do not use them. Our cruises are all about enjoying the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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TheGardener

3 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Black Watch Cruise to Andalucia and Cadiz Festival

This was our second cruise with Fred Olsen and the more we see of the FO fleet the more we love them. Fred Olsen's innovative choice of ports is a great attraction to us. After completing thirty cruises with other ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Kynance

3 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable fortnight with much improved dining experience

Our 2018 Cunard cruise was a short, 3 day trip trying out the Britannia Club restaurant on Queen Victoria, so our last experience of the Britannia restaurant was in 2017 on Queen Mary 2. Having found that experience ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Blackbirds

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Mostly very good but few problems.

As a retired London travel agent I researched this cruise ship and knew the food would be very good. We booked 6.30 pm in Main Dining Room. Only went for first night as awful. Requested table for two for 50th ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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pmaxwellking

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

1st Cruise

From start to finish the process of booking our cruise was great. This was our first cruise and so I didnt know what to expect. Prior to the crusie date my husband booked a VIP package online which included ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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niddwalker2

6 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Silhouette too many passengers

This was our third cruise on Silhouette and took us to the Azores Madieira Tenerife and Lisbon.We thought the food and service were excellent. Our main grumble is the same as previous reviews in that there are too ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Bubila

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great food, lots of sea days, many activities

This is our second cruise with Celebrity. and certainly not the last. We got an "upgrade" , which we didn't want (a better category, but a worse location, so there were some problems on our first day, until we ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Sheppeyspoon

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Rest and relaxation

My wife and I have just returned from a relaxing 10 day cruise aboard the Silhouette, we are maiden cruisers with Celebrity, having previously cruised with Princess and Cunard and this was our first cruise without ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Two 2 Tango

19 Reviews Written

121 Helpful Votes

Not up to expectations

We were recommended Celebrity by our TA who said once we had used them we would never go back to other cruise lines. The check in was very good and we were on board by 11am in good time for lunch, but our first ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Chouchou14

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Not as good as we'd hoped for.

Embarkation at Southampton was quick & efficient, cabin was fine though a little minimalist in its decor.Our cabin steward, Anand, was excellent and we thanked him very much for his work and his friendliness. ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Commentor

2 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise as always

This is the second time we have sailed on Celebrity Silhouette and our 15th Celebrity cruise altogether. As usual the service food, entertainment etc. were excellent. We had a wonderful stateroom attendant John ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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russellw231

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Food in Blu restaurant below average

Food was inconsistent We had cold rib eye steaks Tough/ undercooked duck Semi frozen French toast Cold Lobster Been on the Celebrity Eclipse many times. Never had a problem. Also drinks package ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Dave1145

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Exceeded our experienced expectations

Having cruised Celebrity from Southampton for the last 5 years, we chose the September cruise to the Med because of its itinerary, we normally go earlier in the summer. The ship continues to look better than ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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happyholidays55

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Cruise

We went on the Queen Victoria Voyage du Vin cruise for 14 days September 2019 and in our opinion everything was better than last year. The Britannia Restaurant food was beautifully presented and the service was ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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docberg

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Lowering of standards?

Celebrity remains our favourite line despite cruises on P & O, Cunard and Royal Caribbean. We were booked in a Celebrity Suite but as my wife has mobility problems and really needs a walk in shower( not present ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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exlondoner

7 Reviews Written

54 Helpful Votes

Blissful weather, lovely ship

We have been in the QG on Cunard many times and always enjoyed ourselves, so chose a Q4 cabin again. The cabin is spacious, with a lovely large balcony for lounging in the sun, separate bath and shower, and ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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KarenWickham

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Had a fantastic time

This was our fourth cruise, first time with Celebrity. I have to say out of all the cruises we've done, this was my favourite company. They went out of their way to be helpful. Each and every staff member greeted ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Too Young for Cunard

6 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

Voyage du Vin 2019

This 14 night voyage is my 13th cruise with Cunard and it is a few years since I have written a review. However, as this cruise was one of Cunard’s ‘special event’ and themed voyages and the longest single ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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hannahsmummy1

1 Review Written

We had an amazing time!

Let me start by saying that we booked this cruise last minute due to a bereavement, we had initially been looking at Indepence of the seas but weren't able to get a space as we left it too late, so thought we would ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Forester123

2 Reviews Written

Enjoyable Cruise

We don’t normally cruise during school holidays but did so after making a fairly late booking following the lifting of travel restrictions for my wife following a medical condition. I have to say, we won’t be ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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jayzed

2 Reviews Written

OK cruise considering a few 'issues' along the way

My wife and I are fans of Celebrity, they just know what they're doing when it comes to cruising, service etc, usually that is! This cruise we felt Celebrity may have bitten off more than they could chew - so ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Chel

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

July 2019 Med cruise spoiled by too many unruly children.

I'll apologise now if this is a long review but it has to be said. This was our 5th Celebrity cruise and the 2nd on The Silhouette. We love the Celebrity brand and have only ever cruised with them. I often read ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Jofair

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

25th Wedding anniversary

We chose this cruise as we have sailed with celebrity twice before on different ships and were very satisfied with them. As it was our wedding anniversary we upgraded to a corner sky suite with a larger balcony (Was ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Goldmember55

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Should be renamed ‘Silhouette of the Seas’

Chose this cruise because it was one of the very few Med itineraries offered by Celebrity they seem to mostly do Northern Europe or canaries. When booked early June was surprised to see how many cabins where still ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Babylou44

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Is friendly service a thing of the past....?

I chose Celebrity because we had sailed on the Eclipse two years ago and then Royal Caribbean’s Independence last year and felt that Celebrity was the better option. But I think they have got complacent and it ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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