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My wife and I recently took our first cruise on the Celebrity Millenium to Asia, boarding in Singapore,disembarking at Hong Kong. As this was our first ever cruise we cannot compare the other ships or companies. We chose this cruise because of its itinerary. We found on arrival at the terminal that everything was well organised and boarded the ship within 45 minutes. The bars were open and our luggage arrived at our room within 3 hours. You could tell the Millenium was an older ship but having recently been in for a refurb it was very tastefully done in neutral colours giving it a spacious, airy feel. Our cabin (7156 balcony) was of a high quality with no problems, plenty of storage,a good shower and a very comfortable bed. Our cabin steward kept it immaculate and if he met us in the morning he always welcomed us by name and enquired if there was anything we required. The food was of a high quality and we had all of our breakfasts except one in the self service cafe. We had dinner in the main dining restaurant, ate at the Sushi on 5, Tuscan and Qsine, which we were happy to pay extra for as we wanted to experience food in different restaurants. The service and quality of the food was excellent in all. We had a classic drinks package which was more than ample for our needs and on the odd occasion when we ordered a drink which was not in the package we were advised that a supplement would be added to our bill which was not a problem. The evening entertainment in the theatre was of a high quality. Only two shows out of the ten that we saw were mediocre but that is a matter of opinion. All the staff shows were brilliant. The music and dancing in the Cosmos bar at the end of the night appealed some nights depending on the choice of music and the Silent Disco where everyone was wearing headphones listening to different music was hilarious and thoroughly entertaining. The docking for excursions were varied - very scenic and easy to to visit Singapore,Halong Bay and Hong Kong but the other ports were not central which meant quite long bus trips to get to Bangkok, Chi Chi Tunnels,Hoi An and Hanoi. While this is our first cruise we have been fortunate to travel the world staying in all types of accommodation, from houses in India to Five star hotels and we think that all in all this was amongst the top ten of our holiday experiences. On the strength of this our first cruise we will certainly consider doing another cruise in the future.

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Celebrity Millennium Cruise Review by Keith J 1959

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: March 2019
  • Destination: Asia
My wife and I recently took our first cruise on the Celebrity Millenium to Asia, boarding in Singapore,disembarking at Hong Kong. As this was our first ever cruise we cannot compare the other ships or companies. We chose this cruise because of its itinerary.

We found on arrival at the terminal that everything was well organised and boarded the ship within 45 minutes. The bars were open and our luggage arrived at our room within 3 hours.

You could tell the Millenium was an older ship but having recently been in for a refurb it was very tastefully done in neutral colours giving it a spacious, airy feel. Our cabin (7156 balcony) was of a high quality with no problems, plenty of storage,a good shower and a very comfortable bed. Our cabin steward kept it immaculate and if he met us in the morning he always welcomed us by name and enquired if there was anything we required.

The food was of a high quality and we had all of our breakfasts except one in the self service cafe. We had dinner in the main dining restaurant, ate at the Sushi on 5, Tuscan and Qsine, which we were happy to pay extra for as we wanted to experience food in different restaurants. The service and quality of the food was excellent in all.

We had a classic drinks package which was more than ample for our needs and on the odd occasion when we ordered a drink which was not in the package we were advised that a supplement would be added to our bill which was not a problem.

The evening entertainment in the theatre was of a high quality. Only two shows out of the ten that we saw were mediocre but that is a matter of opinion. All the staff shows were brilliant.

The music and dancing in the Cosmos bar at the end of the night appealed some nights depending on the choice of music and the Silent Disco where everyone was wearing headphones listening to different music was hilarious and thoroughly entertaining.

The docking for excursions were varied - very scenic and easy to to visit Singapore,Halong Bay and Hong Kong but the other ports were not central which meant quite long bus trips to get to Bangkok, Chi Chi Tunnels,Hoi An and Hanoi.

While this is our first cruise we have been fortunate to travel the world staying in all types of accommodation, from houses in India to Five star hotels and we think that all in all this was amongst the top ten of our holiday experiences. On the strength of this our first cruise we will certainly consider doing another cruise in the future.
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Cabin 7156
We found the cabin to be spacious with room for everything (we also had clothes for Five days prior to the cruise and three nights in Hong Kong after the cruise).
Suitcases were able to be kept under the bed,adequate hanging space, the bed was very comfortable ensuring a good nights sleep and the shower was of a good pressure.
Deck seven was very quiet as there were only cabins on this deck.
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