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Vision of the Seas Review

3.5 / 5.0
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1167 reviews
4 Awards

Pleasantly surprised by all after starting out with "low expectations"

Review for Vision of the Seas to Transatlantic
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6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Aug 2017
Cabin: Large Interior Stateroom

19 friends chose this for its ports and time of year. I always found excellent food in the Windjammer Café and was pleased by the service at our cozy table for 6 in the 6 p.m. dining at Aquarius. We sat in a curved niche under a chandelier facing a big window . Couldn't be better! Signing up through Online Travel we had 'L' interior cabin which I feared would be too small, dated and with a 'ghost' steward. But it was none of the above! The entire ship was beautiful and always immaculate. There were 'line-jumpers', 'push to the fronters', 'chair stealers', 'loud talkers', but I told myself to calm down over them and just have a good time. I have been loyal to Celebrity expecting it to out-class this experience but found the (beautiful) theater entertainment better and the food was even a little more impressive, a surprise I could live with! There were no brioche at breakfast was the only disappointment. The desserts were better in Windjammer than in the dining room (I have a wicked sweet-tooth). We learned to be at the Windjammer door first thing for breakfast and lunch so we always got our favorite table at the bow for beautiful Atlantic Ocean views for 16 days. A problem occurred when the whole ship was exiting for port and the line snaked up to the 7th deck stairwell; note should have been given in the nightly Newsletter to plead for a fair line-up in a civil fashion because the exiting was very fast but the anxious types bust into the line on every floor rather than climb up to the line end. There was an Exclusionary feel to this trip because 1,000 Elite Members had areas of the ship blocked off just for them various times of each day. This was my 1st RC cruise and I was embarrassed to be denied parts of the ship as a 'newbbe'. That was not good PR for this cruise company and I'll go back to Celebrity.

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Large Interior Stateroom

Cabin L

when has my bathroom at home ever been cleaned twice a day? Ha. fluffly white towels and sheets as smooth as silk. Temperature control worked perfectly, too. this is well positioned for quiet rest.

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