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What people said about this ship:

"...of the nicest persons we 've ever met and a first-rate dining room attendant." in 34 reviews.

"The staff is usually the best part of any Celebrity cruise and this was no exception!" in 20 reviews.

"...needed either in the cabin or the dining areas, or the pool area ." in 10 reviews.



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Large Group

Room Type:
Inside

Experience:
1 cruise (first)

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Cruise review

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Celebrity Century | Sail Date: Jun 29, 2014

This was my first ever cruise  , so my expectations were based on other peoples comments, I must say that I was a bit disappointed however.

My likes:

- stateroom had enough space to store clothes etc; also umbrella and tote bag had been thoughtfully provided.

-The buffet food had enough variety for different cuisines

-The crew and attendants/ wait staff were very polite and attentive

-Blankets/towels on the pool deck was a nice touch(although was too cold  and windyduring my recent trip)

 

My dislikes:

-Activities were very lame ; it was diffcult to pass time during the day; some more intellectual stimulation and more interaction/engaging the crowd sort of stuff would have been better.

-The night time shows were reasonably  good but was  the same thing every night; except for the comedy stand up and the aerialists, nothing else stands out. The same performers with the same performances every time becomes boring

-Icy Strait point was not worth stopping for a shore excursion.

-Dinner at the grand restaurant  was a long wait-took upto 2hrs at times

-I appreciated the  choice of Indian cuisine but was not well prepared.

-Should be more of Alaska in an 'Alaskan cruise'-this was more time on the ship

-Providing motion sickness tabs/ bags in every room would be good

 

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Traveled As:
Large Group

Room Type:
Inside

Experience:
2-3 cruises

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alaska cruise

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Celebrity Century | Sail Date: Jun 29, 2014

The ship is ok. ,staff was nice. only concern about food, there is not much variety  in the food. everyday is kind of same . Indian food has no variety at all, same everyday. 4-5 days in a row ....fish curry and chicken. breakfast items are all the same everyday..after midnight everything is closed.

Didn't see any kind of chinese food.Italian pasta is drop out

Bar : happy hr  has only 3 kind of drinks. regular drinks are too expensive.

main dinning is ok. but then you don't know what you are getting. writing and prepration of the dishes are very different.

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Traveled As:
Family w/older children

Room Type:
Balcony

Experience:
4-6 cruises

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FAMILY CRUISE

Ship: Celebrity Century | Sail Date: Aug 03, 2014

GREAT.  FOR:-- FOOD; ENTERTAINMENT, SHIP DECOR; SCENERY; WHALE WATCHING AND BEING PAMPERED.

 

MUCH MORE INTERESTING THAN THE 7 DAY, 7 ISLAND CARIBBEAN CRUISES.

 

PACK WARM CLOTHING.

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Family w/young children

Room Type:
Oceanview

Experience:
2-3 cruises

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My First Alaskan

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Celebrity Century | Sail Date: Jun 29, 2014

The cruise was overall a great experience. Service staff were excellent, food in the Grand room was excellent, my room waS always excellently maintained by the cleaning staff. Like stated earlier, excellent. The reason why I am giving the cruise a 4 out of 5 stars though is the lack of variety of activities aboard the ship while in transit to the ports of call. Understandably it would be more diffucult to have a greater variety of activities other than four texas hold'em tournaments everyday for a period of days. In reality this is just a minor issue considering that the real meat of the cruise is the sites visited such as Hubbard Glacier and the various ports of call. Those experiences were amazing to say the least. As my first Alaskan cruise, I have nothing to compare it too, as a cruise though it compares far more favorably then my cruise down to Mexico a few years back. That one was far less excellent. 

 

P.S The serving staff at table 607, Marcilano and Krishna were the best from the start to finish!

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Traveled As:
Couple

Room Type:
Inside

Experience:
7+ cruises

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Alaska Cruise

Ship: Celebrity Century | Sail Date: Sep 04, 2014

As usual, Celebrity does very well. The service and attention in the dining room was superb.

We had issues with the toilet in our room, which were somewhat taken care of. We had issues with the sheets on the bed or how the bed was made. The sheets were either too small for the bed or the attendant didn't make the bed very well. After sending clothing to the laundry, two of my shirts came back wrecked. They did address this issue.

 

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OBTAIN EARLY DINING TO MAXIMIZE SEEING ALL EVENING SHOWS,

rachna
Purser

Breakfast is better at Island cafe. dinner better in main grand dinning hall. need little improvement.

Go for breakfast in the grand restaurant. (the Lido deck has very long lines) Pizza and fries were great

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Sail Date: Dec 22, 2014
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