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Celebrity Solstice Review

5.0 / 5.0
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2138 reviews
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After a miserable boarding process, the week's cruise was just great!

Review for Celebrity Solstice to Alaska
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10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: May 2022
Cabin: Concierge Class 2

Don't get waylaid: Celebrity boards their ships from Pier 91, not Pier 66 (used by Norwegian and Oceana Cruises). We were not clearly given this info. The two locations are miles apart. Unless you specify, a taxi/Lyft/Uber will take you to the original "cruise ship terminal" which is pier 66. There is no shuttle from there to the correct pier 91. When we finally reached the correct pier, another large ship was boarding that day and the check-in process was a delayed and confused mess of lines. Once onboard, all went well.

The food in the dining room and buffet was terrific, as was the service! ALL 10 scores for dining room table 437 with waiter Rudsen, Sunarta (assistant) and sommelier Subvert! The gals at the front desk, Rose and another whose name I forgot, were so gracious and seated us where we requested - early or late! Great experience each evening.

Specialty restaurants? No thanks. We were stunned to note that Celebrity now tacks on a service charge to their charges for the specialty restaurants. Example, Murano is now $100 fee per couple plus $18 more; Tuscan Grill etc. Good thing the dining room offers delicious options!

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Concierge Class 2

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