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Celebrity Millennium Review

4.0 / 5.0
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1657 reviews
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December 2007 Millennium TransAtlantic

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Sail Date: Dec 2007
Cabin: Family Ocean View with Balcony
Traveled with children

This was our 4th cruise and our 2nd TransAtlantic, all with Celebrity. We have previously sailed on Galaxy and Infinity. We have always traveled with our 2 children, currently 11 & 12 years of age, and another family member, this time our sister-in-law. This was her 1st cruise.

We stayed in Barcelona for 2 nights pre-cruise, arranged on our own. Our hotel was the Hotel Continental, which was the only hotel that would let us have 4 people in one room. The room actually turned out to be 2 bedrooms and 1 1/2 baths, and besides being quite quaint, it was very sufficient for us. My sister-in-law had her own room directly across the hall from us. There were quite a few Millennium cruisers at this hotel, as well as a number of cruisers from other lines as well. It was conveniently located, only a stone's throw from Plaza Cataluna and right on Las Ramblas. The staff at the hotel were very friendly and helpful, and they provided free drinks, including soft drinks and beer, and a variety of "snack food" options 24 hour a day. Our stay in Barcelona included visits to Montserrat, La Sagrada Familia, Park Guell, and the Picasso museum. We used the "HOHO", or hop-on, hop-off bus for sight-seeing one day, which proved to be very useful.

We used a private taxi service for transportation to the port for embarkation, and it was extremely reasonable for 5 people and about 20 pieces of luggage. Yes, we still have not learned how to pack after 4 cruises! The taxi service was very prompt, arriving when they told us they would, and the driver took care of all the luggage. We arrived at the pier mid-afternoon and boarding was very easy and quick. Our rooms, 7199 ( a corner aft family view ) and 7195 ( CC ), were ready so we dropped off our carry-ons. Both rooms were clean and had the "new bedding", and the flowers in the CC room appeared to be fresh, as did the fruit.

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Family Ocean View with Balcony

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