Eclipse Western Caribbean: Celebrity Eclipse Cruise Review by SPMCRUISER

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Eclipse Western Caribbean

Sail Date: November 2010
Destination: Western Caribbean
Embarkation: Miami
We flew to Miami and took a taxi to the port, boarding the ship was a breeze in less than 20 minutes we were on board.

When we entered the ship we really like the way the Eclipse look, looks like a 5 star hotel.

Celebrity did a beautiful job decorating this ship, the layout of the ship to the work of art very well done. The pool area is very beautiful and the solarium is a haven to escape the sun and the heat.

The Eclipse is a 122,000 tons we never felt crowded even when in the buffet area.

We took this cruise not so much for the ports of call but for the ship itself, we had done this route so many time that we did not want to get off the ship.

Food on the Eclipse is typical Celebrity, we had good choices to select every night, and it was very tasty and well presented.

The desert menu was not something to brag about but we found something every night to have.

The buffet on the Lido we found it to be very simple and same More menu everyday, but food was good and eatable.

The entertainment was good, we had a British lady imitating some of the great singers of our times and did an excellent job.

The production shows were very good especially the circus type act.

Our cabin steward, waiters did an excellent job.

One negative was disembarkation in Miami, not the cruise ship fault but customs, took us almost hour and a half to get off.

But we will do Celebrity any day especially the Solstice Class ships. Less

Published 01/23/11

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Port and Shore Excursions

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Grand Cayman is a very nice port with beautiful beaches. We took a private tour of the island and since we being here before just went sightseeing and shopping.

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