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Celebrity Solstice Review

5.0 / 5.0
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2157 reviews
30 Awards

Celebrity has lost Deluxe brand identity

Review for Celebrity Solstice to the Eastern Mediterranean
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First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

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Public Rooms
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Sail Date: Oct 2009

SUMMARY - Wonderful Eastern Mediterranean itinerary, nice ship, but a terrible dining room experience means we probably won't be sailing Celebrity again. Four years ago Celebrity lived up to it's "Deluxe" brand, but not this time.

We've tried four different lines, looking for our personal sweet-spot of price/value: 1) Celebrity Century Aug 2005: Was very happy, but since was our first, was still comparing. 2) Golden Princess Aug 2006: Generally happy with, but buffet food was bad. 3) Azamara Journey Aug 2007: Was very happy, but not more than Celebrity to justify the higher cost. 4) Regent Seven Seas Navigator Jan 2009: Was extremely happy, but not in line with significantly higher price. ... and thus we had settled on Celebrity as "our" cruise line (or so we thought), when we booked on 5) Celebrity Solstice Oct 2009, Eastern Mediterrean

EMBARKATION was very smooth. Was on the ship 12 minutes after walking in the door of the building.

Cabin Review

No noise at all from public spaces.

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