Celebrity Eclipse Cruise Review by fasterflier
- Sail Date: May 2018
- Destination: Baltic Sea
However, in 2014 we were on the Oceania Marina and it was the best cruise food I ever had since Sitmar's the Fairwind. I do not believe in spending more money than your cruise fare so I skip the luxury restaurants on a ship except when they are included with the booking, e.g. Oceania.
The Eclipse is a beautiful ship and the largest I have been on and I prefer smaller than 3000 passengers. The Ocean Cafe on deck 14 often looked like"Vulture City" but the breakfasts were better than the MDR. Cruisecritic had a couple get togethers and they had a nice presence on the ship. We are all lucky to have Cruisecritic as a partner to our sailings.
We had a nice cabin forward (family cabin). Other than the carpet could use a shampooing, it was very nice.
Celebrity asked us pre cruise (booking) if we were celebrating a special occasion, which we were and anniversary and then did nothing for it. That was probably ok, though because I didn't need an extra cake.
Their desserts for the most part we good and the waiter we had, Walter, was terrific. Always had a smile to greet us.
All in all, our cruise was a good value and I am glad to be down to 152 lbs.
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