Celebrity Silhouette is a large ship, carrying 2850 passengers and 1246 crew, and sails from Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida and Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy.

Price: $$     Size: L     Built: Jul 2011    

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A Wonderful Vacation

georgeplantus reviewed 2 days ago

What people said about this ship:

"The food in the dining room was out of this world." in 59 reviews.

"Food was ok. We did n't do any specialty restaurants, too expensive." in 6 reviews.

"...one best food than you can imagine, i purchased the aqua class , well worth it, breakfast in bed, five star dinning,..." in 17 reviews.


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4 out of 5

Great itinerary

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The Celebrity Silhouette was nice and not too large. Balcony cabin was spacious, as is its bath. The food on board was what you would expect. It was good but not great. There were many eating options.

 

The average age on board was 50's, 60's, 70's. Very few kids or younger guests.

 

The itinerary was great, it was very port intensive. Some ports required tenders, others did not. 

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5 out of 5

A Wonderful Vacation

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Sailing with Celebrity was a real joy. Our oceanview cabin at the front of the ship was exceptional and really contributed to our comfort and enjoyment. The professional, caring staff made sure our needs were addressed. They were as good as any we've met before. The excellent meals and service in the restaurant were first class. The ship was beautiful.

The challenge was getting people off the ship when we arrived at our destinations. A significant amount of time was lost.

Please accept our appreciation for all your efforts.

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Purser
3 out of 5

VACATOIN WITH LOST LUGGAGE AND NO PHOTOS

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SHIP AND ROOMS WERE CLEAN. FOOD WAS GOOD. MOST OF THE STAFF WERE FRIENDLY.  LUGGAGE ON DEPARTING THE SHIP WAS VERY POORLY HANDLED. I OBSERVED LUGGAGE ON ITS WAY TO THE SHIP BEING HANDLED VERY BADLY AND CARELESSLY, STAFF NEEDS TO SUPERVISE THIS CLOSELY AND NOT STAND AWAY FROM THE PROCESS.

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Purser
4 out of 5

Wonderful experience

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This was a great itinerary that fit our family's timing. Life on board the ship for these 12 days was fantastic! And the shore excursions to the various ports of call were fascinating!

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Purser
3 out of 5

THE SERVICE AND CREW WERE GREAT BUT STOPS NEED MAJOR WORK

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We enjoyed some of the stops but the hours in port were too short and the stops in Estonia, Germany and Helsinki left much to be desired.  They should be avoided and were very disappointing.  The Russian experience was very good but the authorities intimidated too many passengers.  The spa areas were a means of buying products and the casino tables were the worse in terms of payouts we have ever seen.  Captive audience??? 

MAJOR PROBLEM

BOTH OF US GOT SICK ON THE NIGHT BEFORE WE LEFT AND WONDER IF THIS OCCURRED WITH OTHER PASSENGERS!!!!

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Third Mate
5 out of 5

Scandinavian Cruise

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The cruise was very enjoyable. The wait staff and bartenders were excellent and worked hard to meet all of your needs. Housekeeping did a great job refreshing the rooms on a daily basis. The food was excellent and the ship was very clean. 

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Third Mate
4 out of 5

An excellent choice regardless of age and nationality

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This is the 2nd time that we travel on Celebrity having been on a marvelous cruise on the Reflection 2 years ago. Its sister ship, the Shilouette did not disappoint. We are a group of 13 including edleries and young children and the majority of them did not speak much English therefore finding a "user friendly" ship is of prime importance (in addition to the destinations). The ship is well kept, the staff curteous, helpful and very friendly! The quality and choices of food on board remain (in our opinion) the best amongst similar cruise liners. The "added perks" for Suite Class passengers were great value for money and the services impeccable and made the passengers felt valued. The only slight draw back being that it was obviously a very popular route and at a very popular time and the ship seems to be at full capacity, which makes the public area very crowded(and makes it seem a lot smaller than the Reflection) and the only cafe offering premium tea, coffe and cakes was full to its brim on all sea days. The food in the speciality restaurant were of good quality except for the Tuscan Grille where more attention could be paid to the ingredients (especially the fishes which tasted rather stalled). 

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4 out of 5

The Silhouette

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My favorite part of the cruise was sitting on the veranda on a sea day enjoying a glass of wine and a plate of grapes.

My least favorites were the long waits to give our passports to personnel and the long wait time to return to the ship on the second tender.  (We didn't even go ashore for the third tender.)  Both wait times were over an hour and a half!

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5 out of 5

Trip of a lifetime!!

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Loved the Northern Ireland tour to the Giants Causeway and also to the Scotland's distillery in the northern part of the country!

We also enjoyed the excursion to the World War II beaches.  It was a long tour but the knowledge and appreciation of this area was worth the whole day.  Had many opportunities to get out and explore on our own and relax.  The American cemetery was so nicely kept to honor the war hero's that died on these beaches and during this time of war. 

Our treat was to Kiss the Blarney Stone and we did just that!!

Enjoyed the whole trip!

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Second Mate
5 out of 5

To maximize your experience, do your homework

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Due to the nature of this cruise, i.e. seeing 7 countries in 13 days, you must do planning ahead of time so as to maximize your time ashore. Also, I noticed the ship's excursions were not that encompassing, and were expensive. In this part of the world, consider Paddywagon, Scottish Terrier Tours, and BusyBus as excellent alternatives and for more scope than the boat can offer. Ship is very comfortable, but I did miss the center atrium - the heart of a boat. Crew was exceptionally nice, and the food was the best I had in 14 cruises. Keep your fingers crossed for good weather, as these regions can be wet and overcast. But you will see lots, in a short amount of time.

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Third Mate

If you enjoy your drinks, upgrade to Premium Package, you won't regret it. Research all ports and plan ahead. This saves time, and you can be on your way instead of trying to decide once you have disembarked.

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Get the drink package you will use it. For the ports get out of the cruise shopping areas and see the islands. For PR see old city, For St Martin see the whole island, for St Thomas (SEE ST JOHN). If you bring kids they have plenty to do too so you can enjoy your cruise.

Drink package is great and a must even if it is only soda and bottled water. Remember even the bottled water will cost you! Do the excursions and see the Islands, it is well worth it.

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