All in all great ship and cruise: Celebrity Millennium Cruise Review by xmissca1

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All in all great ship and cruise

Sail Date: October 2013
Destination: Hawaii
Embarkation: Ensenada
We were a group of 8 and we all enjoyed the cruise very much!

The waiting in the terminal and bus ride to Ensenada was exactly what we expected. A long wait in a cruise terminal and a bus ride. Ran into a few people on the cruise who were still bitching about it 4 days into the cruise. I made a mental note to avoid these "Debbie Downers". Celebrity did a great job- texts, phone call and email to let us know what to expect. We made it safely onto the ship before 10pm and we were one of the last busses to leave San Diego.

The 5 Sea days went much too quickly! We were concerned that we might get bored, but it was just the opposite. Days and nights went by much too fast. The seas were very calm and by late the 2nd day the sun was out and the decks chairs were full. We went to the top forward deck and never had a problem finding a chair.

The tendering experience in Maui was not good, as the harbor master who was controlling the tenders/ship movements was not More allowing more than 2 boats to dock at the dock at the same time. Took a long time to get off ship get on shore. All other tenders and port calls went smoothly. Loved that we got to see both coasts of the big island. Only disappointment was the volcano/lava flow/mother nature did not cooperate the night we were cruising by.

Food and service was above average in main dining room and we really enjoyed our Qsine experience.

Ship was clean and overall in good shape.

All staff we encountered from officers, excursion desk, photographers, room service, entertainers, room stewards were friendly and helpful. I find treating people like you would like to be treated goes a long way.

Biggest negative was the walls between the cabin (we were aft port corner so only 1 one neighbor) were really thin. We could hear them when they talked loudly and when the TV was on. Opening the door and letting the sound of the ships wake in helped muffle the noise.

We would definitely cruise on the Millennium again and with Celebrity Cruises. Less

Published 11/18/13

Cabin review:

All in all an awesome cabin! Veranda deck is huge! The shower is small and the walls are thin.

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