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Celebrity Solstice Review

5.0 / 5.0
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Going First Class in the Penthouse 1616

Review for Celebrity Solstice to Hawaii
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svnseas
6-10 Cruises • Age 90s

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Sail Date: Sep 2013
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By way of introduction, we are a couple in our mid-80’s who bemoan the loss of consideration, politeness and gentility that so marks these times. My wife suffers from dementia so that the addition of a third party to share the care of Alice was both welcomed and important to our overall enjoyment of the cruise. We are not, by nature, gregarious people but did find several dear friends earlier on the Cruise Critic website who enhanced our joy.

The Embarkation at Ensenada:

We were delighted to receive a personal telephone call on the Sunday prior from Diego”, who assured us that all had been prepared. Unfortunately, his careful planning fell apart at the hands of Mexican Immigration. Both vans of our caravan (carrying ourselves and the other Penthouse occupants) and another private vehicle arrived almost simultaneously at the Gate of Ensenada Seaport. Despite our pleas that all had been planned for us to proceed directly to the ship, we were all forced to fill out some Immigration Forms, unload our luggage and then proceed to an awaiting van operated by the Mexican authorities. Our luggage was then piled in all the available space in the aisles, between seats, etc. for the 200 yard trip from Gate to Ship.

Cabin Review

Excellent accommodation - beyond our expectations. A real retreat from the rest of the ship and ideal place to entertain old and new friends.

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