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Celebrity Reflection Cruise Reviews for First-Time Cruisers Cruises from Miami

Celebrity Reflection

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32 Celebrity Reflection Cruise Reviews for First-Time Cruisers Cruises from Miami

ama44e avatar


2 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise on Relection


Some background. We have been cruising since 1992 with 27 cruises under our belt, 7 with Celebrity. All of our cruises over the past several cruises have been with Celebrity except a weekend getaway out of Los ...
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Sail Date April 2016

SnowbirdWannaB avatar


5 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

Our First Cruise Was Basically Perfect

I wasn't going to bother to write a gushing review for our first ever cruise, figuring it had already been done. But after reading several negative reviews about a DIFFERENT cruise line, I realized the importance of ...
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Sail Date March 2016

flo1234 avatar


2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Slightly disappointed

My mother and I had sailed on the Reflection two years ago and had an enjoyable time. However this time was different. We had booked up a fly cruise with Celebrity to include the following ports - Cozumel, Grand ...
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Sail Date February 2016

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1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Solo traveller

Celebrity reflection was a fab ship so I could not fault celebrity. Food and most of the staff were excellent. However, as a solo traveller I was quite surprised at the attitude of the officers. The cruise itself ...
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Sail Date January 2016

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6 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

First Experience Reflection B2B; Had a Great Time

We are experienced cruisers and our favourite cruise line is Celebrity. This was our first time on the Reflection - however we have been on other Solstice class ships (Equinox & Eclipse). Reflection is now our ...
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Sail Date January 2016

PKNC avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Service and Ship; Cruise Crowd not Always a Match

I would have given this review 5 stars if it were just based on the ship, service and quality - excellent! I am only giving 4 stars because there were often times where the cruise crowd ruined my experience, so I ...
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Sail Date January 2016

RobAnthony avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Ship; Kinda Boring Though

This was my first real cruise. I am 40, my partner is 30. We were so hyped about all we had heard about this ship. We had a suite with all the perks. Ship is stunning, staff members are courteous and helpful - the ...
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Sail Date January 2016

lundiga avatar


2 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Great cruise, here are my observations!

This is my first cruise. However, I am very observant, have high standards for quality and am not afraid to share the info! Over-all the cruise was excellent! 1. The ship sailed a few hours late because an ...
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Sail Date December 2015

edteach avatar


2 Reviews Written

First cruise, and it was good and bad.

The good, the rooms were very nice, we had an outside cabin with balcony. The food was good, the buffet was average. The bar service was horrible, you just about had to wave a red flag to get attention. The Eastern ...
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Sail Date December 2015

cjcbac31 avatar


1 Review Written

Excellent Service on a Beautiful Ship

This ship is incredible !! First of all it is immaculately clean, very modern with a nice flow making it easy to get around. The ship was full (3,000 guests) and yet it never felt crowded. The staff is the best in ...
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Sail Date November 2015

bellalisa avatar


1 Review Written

First timers; we had fun with a couple of issues.

I'll put this first on the off chance celebrity will read it and fix it---There should be cocktail waiters at the pool and more bartenders at the pool bar! Very hard to get a drink! Too many people with 123 go ...
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Sail Date November 2014

paradiseawaitsme avatar


1 Review Written

Fantastic First Cruise!

This was my very first cruise, and I must say we picked the perfect ship. The Reflection exceeded all my expectations. We did experience rough seas a couple of times through the week that put a little damper ...
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Sail Date February 2015

craby123r avatar


1 Review Written

Absolutely the very best for a first.

Interior stateroom 7304. Let me tell you a short story. There was a small rattle behind the tv mount. My best attempts to quiet said rattle was to no avail. Not a loud one but continuous and annoying none the less. ...
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Sail Date April 2015

JFuson avatar


1 Review Written

Relection has set the bar!

We will spend the next 50 years trying to top that cruise on Reflection! From the personal touchs to the crew going out of thier way to make sure we were always in need of nothing. We were invited to dinner with the ...
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Sail Date April 2015

hotcruisers avatar


1 Review Written

Class of its own.Apr 4-11th.

Cruising on the REFLECTION is way above the rest.Having cruised on most of Celebrity X ships,I can vouch for the Reflection.Very clean and helpful staff.Took the airline's transfer,cost CA$69p.p for round trip ...
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Sail Date April 2015

sjraver avatar


2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing ship and experience!

This was our first cruise ever. I would like to mention the wonderful staff first. Everyone from the housekeepers to the bartenders were very friendly and polite and helpful! It was so nice to walk through the ship ...
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Sail Date March 2015

Monica9811 avatar


1 Review Written

1st time cruising and not sure if we would go again

We sailed March 7th to 14th out of Miami. This was our first time cruising and we generally go to Mexico 4 times a year to Adult Only 5 Star Resorts so that is what I have to compare it with. The ship was nice, ...
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Sail Date March 2015

jack7298 avatar


2 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

First Time- Absolutely the Best!

This was my first cruise. I took my mother for her birthday and we were both long overdue for a great vacation. I knew we would have a good time, but i wasn't prepared to be that blown away. The ship was stunning. ...
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Sail Date February 2015

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1 Review Written

First Time Cruiser observations

This was our first cruse and we were looking for a ship with less or no kids (very few kids), on a more upscale boat. Overall the Reflections is very nice and is very clean and while some things met our ...
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Sail Date February 2015

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Zipster Cruisin

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First Cruise; the Good, the Bad, and .....

This was our first cruise, and I did lots of research into cruise lines / ships before deciding onon the Celebrity Reflection. The Eastern Caribbean was more a result of price, than other factors, and we love St. ...
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Sail Date December 2014

Redee2cruz avatar


7 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Great Experience Introducing Someone to Their First Cruise

This is my 3rd trip on the Reflection. Due to my excellent previous experiences I decided to make this my friends 50th birthday first time cruise. First and foremost I will say that she loved every bit of the cruise ...
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Sail Date December 2014

Calvmar avatar


2 Reviews Written

Very Nice

Our Cruise was very nice. The staff was wonderful and the food was amazing. We stayed in a balcony cabin on a lower deck just above the life boats. Everything was up to standards except the new live music in the ...
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Sail Date February 2014

euro_101 avatar


4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Set the Bar VERY High for a First Time Cruiser

Overall Impressions: To level set, and let you know my frame of reference going into this...this was my first cruise. I have vacationed in Walt Disney World many times so I am familiar with the 'Disney difference' - ...
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Sail Date March 2014

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Chicago Girl

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beautiful Ship! Bland Food

We sailed out of Miami on March 29 bound for the islands of Puerto Rico, St. Thomas, & St. Martin. We arrived at 11:30 and zipped right in, no lines. We headed up to the Oceanview Café (buffet) and ordered a glass ...
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Sail Date March 2014

Maggs07 avatar


2 Reviews Written

Incredible Week on The Reflection!

Just got off of the Reflection and what an amazing week! This was our second cruise with Celebrity and we loved every second of it. The ship itself is lovely..very easy to find your way around, great open layout, ...
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Sail Date March 2014

Celebrity Reflection Ratings

Public Rooms4.04.6
Fitness Recreation5.04.1
Value For Money5.04.1
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