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Celebrity Constellation Review

4.5 / 5.0
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1,778 reviews
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Celebrity -- Trash, not Luxury

Review for Celebrity Constellation to the Mexican Riviera
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6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Dec 2012
Traveled with children

After cruising with Norwegian, RCCL, Princess and Holland, we expected Celebrity would be a notch above. After all, they advertise themselves as "modern luxury" and that's what we expected. Wow, were we up for a surprise when we got to Celebrity Constellation. Nothing about this ship gave the impression of being better than the other ships we'd sailed, other than the price tag we had paid.

The ship was old, the amenities were outdated, and the furnishings were awful. If you are okay staying at a Motel 6 or Quality Inn hotel, then Celebrity may be for you. If you prefer a nicer hotel, I would opt for all the other cruise lines I mentioned.

Beyond the appearance of the ship, the towels were frayed, the bedspread was totally pilled, and when we asked for spare clothes hangers, they gave us a stack of wire hangers. When we then asked for plastic clothes hangers, they delivered us a stack of random plastic hangers left behind by prior cruise passengers, including store hangers and myriad other hangers, none of which matched. This was right in line with our newly created image of Celebrity.

Cabin Review

Cabin 1A

Tiny cabin (smaller than other ships), small closet, tiny desk, no electric outlets close to the bed. All furniture looks like it is from the 1980s, at best 1990s.

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