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Celebrity Summit Review

4.0 / 5.0
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Wonderful First Time with Celebrity

Review for Celebrity Summit to the Bahamas
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zaxanon6
6-10 Cruises • Age 30s

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Sail Date: Mar 2017
Cabin: Concierge Class 2
Multiple plates from Qsine
Cosmopolitan Restaurant (main dining room)
Qsine
Thalassotherapy Pool
Cabin 8124
Main Staircase
Sailing into Key West
Fun and Games with the Crew
Rooftop Terrace
Main pools
Chef Introductions before the Galley Tour
Main Galley Tour
My daily dessert
Main Theater
Celebrity Summit in Key West

I picked this cruise to be able to explore a new cruise line; after getting disappointed by a lack of service on another trip, I wanted a short vacation in case things didn't live up to expectations. But by the end of the weekend, I was wishing that the trip was much longer; it was a wonderful vacation.

The Summit is a beautiful ship, and just the size that I like. The main stairwell was beautiful and dramatic, especially when they added drapes for photos on Evening Chic night. The pool areas (family and Solarium) were beautiful; the adults-only Thalassotherapy pool and hot tubs were especially relaxing. I purchased a pass for the Persian Garden in the spa; it was a nice way to end time in the Thalassotherapy pool. I enjoy​ed the aromatherapy room and Turkish bath, although I missed having heated lounges by a huge window like on other ships. The rooftop terrace at the back of the ship was wonderful; when movies weren't playing, they had calming views of beaches or underwater scenes.

While it was lovely, the Summit is definitely not new. Even with a refit in 2012 and Solstice-izing in 2016, its age shows in places: cracked granite on a vanity, rusted screw heads popping through walls in the bathroom, stains on the bed skirts, carpet falling off the stairs. Little things that will happen on any old ship. Keeping up the public areas seemed to be a higher priority than the cabins. The majority of the ship was very nicely decorated, with the exception of the creepy, glitter-covered busts in the mid-ship stairwell. The only real complaint I have about the ship's features was the lack of a promenade. There was a walking/jogging track above the pool, but it's a very small loop. A trip up the stairs to the rooftop terrace would make a lap a little longer, but still. A promenade seems like such a key feature for a cruise ship.

Cabin Review

Concierge Class 2

Cabin C2

The stateroom had an amazing amount of storage space and nice touches like a night light in the bathroom (instead of blinding yourself with the regular light). It would have been nice if there were more power outlets; there were just 2 at the desk and none by the bed or in the bathroom. The balconies were a nice size and with the great weather, you could leave the door open all day while at sea to enjoy the breeze and ocean sounds. Our cabin steward, Cecile, was great; things were kept very tidy and he quickly helped with issues as needed (like a spilled champagne bottle).

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