Celebrity Reflection Cruise Review by SueKen21
- Sail Date: June 2016
- Destination: Eastern Mediterranean
We had not been on Reflection before but found it a lovely ship with great food and exceptional staff. We would be happy to sail on her again.
We enjoyed our cabin very much having our usual balcony, but coming down a few decks to normal to deck 6 was no dissapointment .
We were slightly disappointed in the observation lounge on this ship as you only get a half viewing area and not a full wrap around lounge with amazing view points.
We still don't like the fact that they have no formal nights opting for what they call Chic nights which causes problems with dress code, this was obvious on this ship especially with some of the gentlemen guests that now they have said Smart jeans can be worn a lot of men were in jeans they would work in or travel in, to me not acceptable especially when worn with trainers, these should be refused in the dining room and sent to dine in the buffet. ( moan over ) Wont matter how many more Celebrity cruises I go on it will always be something I think has been a silly decision to make.
We had some great entertainment and a good cruise director and staff.
During our cruise I unfortunately received some very bad news from home and I have got to say my husband and I could not praise the guest relation staff more they were so kind to us both and helped us enormously to get through our last few days of our trip. When we considered there were over 3000 guests on board they showed kindness and compassion which helped so much. 10/10 was the least we could give them, and that reflected in all the other staff, we think they were the best we have had so far in the fleet, very friendly and efficient.
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