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Our 15th cruise but first Celebrity. Really loved this ship. Loved the extra "rooms" like the card room, library, hideaway, numerous intimate areas to sit, have a drink, listen to some great music. Food was outstanding and service in both the dining room and café (buffet) was excellent. They had a former Navy Captain and Maryland professor on board to talk about the ocean, whales, hurricanes and ocean lore on sea days. Really terrific. Their sky lounge was similar to the 180 degree view on Holland America's ships. My only criticism was too few tables and chairs in the solarium for the "healthy food" service area causing many people to have to eat from their laps. And they need a separate disembarkation for people with mobility issues like wheelchairs and walkers. We took ships tours in San Juan "New and Old San Juan", St Croix "Panoramic St Croix", Barbados "Barbados Beach Break", Antigua "Amazing Antigua" and two private tours Grenada "Mandoo Taxi and Tours" and St Lucia "Cosol" would highly recommend each of these. We have booked another trip in October on the Constellation. I'm hoping it will be as great.

Great ports, great ship

Celebrity Silhouette Cruise Review by ckorni1

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Our 15th cruise but first Celebrity.

Really loved this ship. Loved the extra "rooms" like the card room, library, hideaway, numerous intimate areas to sit, have a drink, listen to some great music. Food was outstanding and service in both the dining room and café (buffet) was excellent.

They had a former Navy Captain and Maryland professor on board to talk about the ocean, whales, hurricanes and ocean lore on sea days. Really terrific.

Their sky lounge was similar to the 180 degree view on Holland America's ships.

My only criticism was too few tables and chairs in the solarium for the "healthy food" service area causing many people to have to eat from their laps. And they need a separate disembarkation for people with mobility issues like wheelchairs and walkers.

We took ships tours in San Juan "New and Old San Juan", St Croix "Panoramic St Croix", Barbados "Barbados Beach Break", Antigua "Amazing Antigua" and two private tours Grenada "Mandoo Taxi and Tours" and St Lucia "Cosol" would highly recommend each of these.

We have booked another trip in October on the Constellation. I'm hoping it will be as great.
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Cabin Review

Ocean View
Cabin 07 3149
Great cabin great location. Mid ship on 3rd floor. Easy access to atrium and elevators but they had a door that closed off the cabins from the music being played in the atrium in the evenings so completely quiet in the room. Same floor as the Cuvee restaurant (Main dining room) and only 1 floor away from the main silhouette theatre.
Nice layout with couch and desk adjacent to the large window.
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Port & Shore Excursion Reviews

  • Island Tour
    Amazing Antigua was the tour name. Took a general bus tour of the island, stopping at Shirley Heights (great views) and Nelson's dockyard (great place to walk around) to look at the restoration or oogle the incredible boats docked there now
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  • Beach
    Barbados Beach Break. Went to Harbor Lights which had a great beach. For the price you got transportation to and from with a city tour guide 2 beach chairs and an umbrella, complimentary drink. Beach was lovely and water nice and calm with only slight waves
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  • Spice Tour
    Mandoo is very knowledgeable and van is large and comfortable even for those of us with some limited mobility. We made a couple of restroom stops at interesting locations (falls with a young man diving), monkeys. Highly recommended. Use your search engine for Mandoo Tours or try GrenadaTours.com
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  • City Tour
    Old and New San Juan. Took a bus trip up to San Sebastian and had about 45 minutes to watch their video presentation and walk around the fort. Very interesting. Drove through old and new San Juan. Nice narrative from guide.
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  • St. Croix
    We have stayed on St Croix many times and it is critical that you take a tour that takes you from the port (Frederickstad) over to the other side of the island (Christianstad). We could not visit the rain forest because of the hurricane damage but it is the prettiest part of the island Golf at Buccaneer Hotel or Carembola, snorkel at buck island (Capt Heinz is great) or dive at N2theBlue at Frederickstad or Cane Bay.
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  • Scenic Railway
    Two decks. One below has tables and chairs and air conditioned. But if you can climb the narrow spiral staircase to the upper level. It is covered and offers a better view. Drinks like water, pop, pina colada and run punch (with alcohol or virgin) are served and coconut cookies. Trio of ladies came and sang, lovely.
    Only comment, the train is old and squeaky so sometimes hard to hear the narrative. But would still highly recommend it.
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  • Island Tour
    With 8 of us, some with limited mobility, we booked a private tour. Our guide "Baptist" was very knowledgeable and accomodating to help us see as much as we could while limiting steps and long or difficult walking. Great brunch cooked by a local lady that was fantastic with many local dishes and great view. Trip to volcano was informative, sulfer smell but guide told us if it stops smelling we "run"
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