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We have just spent 10 days on the Celebrity Reflection in the Mediterranean. We have done about 18 cruises in the past, but this was our first experience with Celelbrity. The ship was great. They used the public spaces to their best advantage. Every night there was some kind of different entertainment happening in the open plaza space. We often found ourselves there watching from the open balconies 2 or 3 stories above. We were very pleased with the spaciousness of our cabin. Because the bathroom was so large, my husband and I both commented that we could both be in the bathroom at the same time, something we have never experienced on other ships. The crew was also very exceptional, they were always asking if their was something they could do to help. No matter where you ran into them, in the elevator, or a hallway,they were always friendly and pleasant. We also found it fun the way they included the officers in meeting and mixing with the guests. It was particularly fun to watch the officers compete in pool games and other silly activities with the guests. We choose the dining "anytime" option for the dining room, and never had to wait for more than 5 minutes for a table. The food was very good, and there was always a lot of variety. Two evenings we choose to eat dinner at the buffet. There were more choices there than in the dining room, and everything was kept fresh and appealing, which is always a challenge when you can eat there anytime over the span of 5 hours. Early into the cruise I discovered it was a great place to have a late night dessert buffet of my own. Our one disappointment on our cruise, was the quality of the entertainment in the theater. We have always found the theater entertainment on a cruise ship, a fun way to relax and add variety to an evening. On this cruise we missed only 1 night of the theater entertainment, so I feel we had a good sampling of the offerings. Looking back now, I would say there were perhaps only 2 of the shows that we would recommend, as a memorable evenings' performance. And I would even go so far as to say, some of the entertainers were barely above a community type talent show. I realize it is a challenge to provide entertainment for a very diverse crowd, however, in our opinion, other cruise lines have done a far superior job. On a final note, as we disembarked, everything was very organized and well timed. We were sorry to be leaving. In fact we have already scheduled another cruise with Celebrity and will be sailing with them again in 3 months.

Great Ship; Crew Even Better

Celebrity Reflection Cruise Review by flyncook

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: October 2015
  • Destination: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View with Verandah (partially obstructed view)
We have just spent 10 days on the Celebrity Reflection in the Mediterranean. We have done about 18 cruises in the past, but this was our first experience with Celelbrity.

The ship was great. They used the public spaces to their best advantage. Every night there was some kind of different entertainment happening in the open plaza space. We often found ourselves there watching from the open balconies 2 or 3 stories above.

We were very pleased with the spaciousness of our cabin. Because the bathroom was so large, my husband and I both commented that we could both be in the bathroom at the same time, something we have never experienced on other ships.

The crew was also very exceptional, they were always asking if their was something they could do to help. No matter where you ran into them, in the elevator, or a hallway,they were always friendly and pleasant. We also found it fun the way they included the officers in meeting and mixing with the guests. It was particularly fun to watch the officers compete in pool games and other silly activities with the guests.

We choose the dining "anytime" option for the dining room, and never had to wait for more than 5 minutes for a table. The food was very good, and there was always a lot of variety. Two evenings we choose to eat dinner at the buffet. There were more choices there than in the dining room, and everything was kept fresh and appealing, which is always a challenge when you can eat there anytime over the span of 5 hours. Early into the cruise I discovered it was a great place to have a late night dessert buffet of my own.

Our one disappointment on our cruise, was the quality of the entertainment in the theater. We have always found the theater entertainment on a cruise ship, a fun way to relax and add variety to an evening. On this cruise we missed only 1 night of the theater entertainment, so I feel we had a good sampling of the offerings. Looking back now, I would say there were perhaps only 2 of the shows that we would recommend, as a memorable evenings' performance. And I would even go so far as to say, some of the entertainers were barely above a community type talent show. I realize it is a challenge to provide entertainment for a very diverse crowd, however, in our opinion, other cruise lines have done a far superior job.

On a final note, as we disembarked, everything was very organized and well timed. We were sorry to be leaving. In fact we have already scheduled another cruise with Celebrity and will be sailing with them again in 3 months.
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Cabin Review

Deluxe Ocean View with Verandah (partially obstructed view)
Cabin 2C 6218
Our cabin was very spacious. We had plenty of room for our clothes in drawers. The double bar in the closet was especially helpful. We were very pleased with the spaciousness of the bathroom. And I have never experienced such a large shower. The glass door was far superior to a clinging, hanging shower curtain.
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