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Price: $$     Size: L     Built: Jul 2011    


What people said about this ship:

"Food in dining room and cafateria was typical cruise ship fare, nothing special." in 20 reviews.

"The specialty restaurants are amazing." in 2 reviews.

"...one best food than you can imagine, i purchased the aqua class , well worth it, breakfast in bed, five star dinning,..." in 7 reviews.



140 reviews from our community


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Traveled As:
Couple

Room Type:
Balcony

Experience:
7+ cruises

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Celebrity is not all the upgraded cruise line I thought it was

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Celebrity Silhouette | Sail Date: Dec 07, 2014

This has been my 9th cruise, and out of nine I rate this experience 8th.  Celebrity is supposed to be the upgrade of Royal Carribbean, I found the exact opposite.  Food in dining room was the worst I've ever experienced on a cruise ship....I was served a steak I wouldn't give my dog, soup with no taste at all.  Murano upgrade restaurant was not all like on a previous ship, Tuscan Grill was excellent....Impossible to get a hot coffee beverage at any restaurant or dining room.....Longest wait I ever had getting back on the ship in puerto rico......Ship had a bad engine causing swaying back and forth all 7 days....Why did you not have this fixed?????  Older people on this ship and if we wanted a towel on the upper pool level we had to walk downstairs and back up for a towel....Cruise director was joke, I'm sure you can afford someone experienced....Boring during the day with not much on the schedule.......Went to 3 shows, 2 put me sleep and I left, thats how bad they were....I expected 1st class all the way and received the ecact opposite.....Celebrity is not even close the positive experience I had with royal carribbean, Norweign and princess lines, shame on you!!!!!!!!!!!!

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nohopo
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Traveled As:
Couple

Room Type:
Balcony

Experience:
7+ cruises

3 out of 5
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Great Ship!

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Celebrity Silhouette | Sail Date: Nov 30, 2014

The Silhouette is a beautiful ship w/great amenities -- as all cruise ships, they are cutting back, smaller portions, smaller cocktails @ higher prices -- activities are plentiful, shows are good especially the production ones & staff is excellent -- we always enjoy Celebrity ships & only cruise on Celebrity & Royal Caribbean -- enjoy their Captain Club benefits we have been cruising for many years & consider Celebrity the overall best

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luckypae
Purser

Traveled As:
Singles/Friends

Room Type:
Inside

Experience:
4-6 cruises

4 out of 5
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Beautiful ship, exceptional service

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Celebrity Silhouette | Sail Date: Nov 30, 2014

The only glitches with the cruise were a mechanical problem, which was known before we sailed, that delayed the arrival and departure times at our ports of call.  Also, it is fairly expensive on this cruise line with their pricing policy of charging an automatic 15% gratuity with each individual purchase made on board as well as the daily gratuity charge. 

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Traveled As:
Singles/Friends

Room Type:
Balcony

Experience:
4-6 cruises

5 out of 5
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Silhouette

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Celebrity Silhouette | Sail Date: Nov 23, 2014

The accommodations of the ship and the crew were fabulous. The food, both in the buffet and specialty restaurants were excellent. The cabin staff was very attentive to keeping our cabin in top shape. We visited the Molecular Bar several times and had a great time with the bar staff. They were very joyful and happy and made everyone at the bar feel happy to be there.

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rdedmond
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Traveled As:
Couple

Room Type:
Balcony

Experience:
7+ cruises

5 out of 5
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What Concierge Class Means on Celebrity

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Celebrity Silhouette | Sail Date: Nov 23, 2014

My wife and I cruise about twice a year and have been doing this for over 15 years.  This was our first cruise on Celebrity and it appears we saved one of the best cruise lines for last.  We ordered a room with a balcony and it was upgraded from Veranda to Concierge which means everyday you get something extra delivered to your stateroom.  This included a bottle of champagne when we arrived, fruit every day, special invitations during the week and a special waiting area when departing the ship.  The shows on the Silhouette were exceptional.  One night the singing and dancing was Las Vegas level, the acrobats and juggling night was as good as any Cirque shows we get coming through Maryland.  One night we had a pianist/singer that won Holland's Got Talent.  The food was very good in the "normal" dining rooms, but we went to a Specialty Steakhouse  one night for $90 (more on that later) which was every bit as good as a Prime Rib or Ruth's Chris from both a taste, service and ambiance standpoint.  This ship seemed to have a lot of pay as you go add on opportunities, but they don't oversell that.  For example, they didn't "push" drinks, but if you wanted one they were always there.  The only things we didn't like as much was the first day life raft drill which seemed a bit disorganized and the last morning it took us almost an hour from when we were told to depart until we physically were in a cab on our way to the airport.  So an unsatisfying 75 minutes out of a week long vacation is why I give them 5 stars!  We arrived in need of a vacation and left feeling like our money was well spent.   

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Traveled As:
Couple

Room Type:
Balcony

Experience:
4-6 cruises

4 out of 5
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Very Good Experince

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Celebrity Silhouette | Sail Date: Nov 16, 2014

The Celebrity Silhouette is a beautiful ship, clean and well maintained, the facilities are excellent. We booked a cabin with a balcony, beautiful view, sunsets and sundown.  We visited Cozumel, did shopping on our own, bring an extra suitcase for your shopping, Cayman Island we book the Dolphin Encounter and Sting Ray tour, very interesting, must see. We visited Jamaica we book the Bamboo Club tour, the beach was beautiful, but next time we will book a tour of the city. Last we visited the Island of Labadee, Haiti, the facilities are good, beach is okay, nothing compare to the beautiful beaches of  Puerto Rico, Bahamas or Mexico. This was our fifth cruise, four with Celebrity; Century. Summit, Solstice, and  Silhouette and one with Norwegian Gem. My only negative review is the shows at the Silhouette, not up to standards of previous Celebrity cruises. The music, the dancing, very low quality, more like a high school play. We will still do another cruise next year God willing.   

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Murano Restaurant Anniversary Breakfast at Balcony

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mmaram07
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Traveled As:
Couple

Room Type:
Balcony

Experience:
7+ cruises

3 out of 5
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Only adequate cruise

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Celebrity Silhouette | Sail Date: Nov 16, 2014

Cabin was very nice. Room attendants were adequate but not very attentive, hardly seen. Ports were not very interesting. Food quality seems to have deteriorated. Entertainment was average. Would not go on this route again and would try another cruise line with a better itinerary.

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cleary1948
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Traveled As:
Couple

Room Type:
Balcony

Experience:
7+ cruises

3 out of 5
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weak excursions. poor dining choices. mediocre service.

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Celebrity Silhouette | Sail Date: May 05, 2014

have had wonderful experiences with celebrity in the past. on this cruise the ports of call were a mixed bag - some good, many not very good. the food in the sit down restaurant was pretty awful. ended up eating spagetti and meatballs in the buffet restuarant way to often. the shore excursions were way over priced for what they offered. I hope celebrity has not changed its business plan to cut as many corners as possible but this cruise had that feeling. I would not refer anyone to take this cruise. We had planned, based on previous experieces, to make celebrity our cruise line of choice but we have changed our mind based on this experience.

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Fun4us
Second Mate

Traveled As:
Couple

Room Type:
Balcony

Experience:
7+ cruises

3 out of 5
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45TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Celebrity Silhouette | Sail Date: May 05, 2014

Beautiful ports and overall had a great time.  Was dissapointed, though, because we were to believe that Celebrity was a cut above an average cruise but found it no better than Royal or Princess.  In completing online docs we mentioned we were celebrating our 45th anniversary.  We dined every night in the dining room with great food  and I reminded them it was our anniversary. Then had to remind them again on the last night.  They brought us a small cake with no "Happy Anniverary", then took it away and cut pieces for each and served them.  With other cruiselines they left the whole cake to share with others and had "Happy Anniversary."

Not enough port time in Malta and the port in Venice left it hard to get into town and especially when we disembarked with our luggage.  However, the views coming into Venice were beautiful!  The veranda balcony room was really nice, largest bathroom we've had so far and our guy, Victor was wonderful.  The martini bar was a hit.  But they need to fully explain the rules of the Classic Beverage Package.  We were under the impression that if we exceeded our $8 limited drinks we would just pay the difference.  No, ordered a $9 drink and had to pay for the whole thing!  Kuri & Taruq, our waiters in the dining room were wonderful and Kuri gave us tips for our next day in port.  Was unhappy that Celebrity offered excursions on the ship that were not listed online when we booked.  As it was we booked most of ours through other agencies.  Would've love to have taken the boat cruise along the Amalfi coast and was unhappy with the outside one we did book with in Naples.  We did have a wonderful time and made some great friends and will cruise Celebrity again if they offer the right ittinerary and/or price.

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agmnsc62
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Traveled As:
Couple

Room Type:
Suite

Experience:
7+ cruises

5 out of 5
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Fantastic cruise

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Celebrity Silhouette | Sail Date: Apr 06, 2014

My sister and I enjoyed every minute of our time on Celebrity Silhouette. My crew was so friendly and most of them had a smile everytime we met them anywhere on the ship. One negativewas the guests who were allowed to wear jeans and t-shirts in the dining rooms, one such time in the Murano restaurant. Another ngative was the guests who were allowed to "carry-on" in the Spa area of the Solarium, the adult-only pool. My perception is this pool is part of the Spa and should be a quiet, relaxing place for adults. A few times we left the Solarium because of the noise. Our suite butler Gene, and his assistant, Eugenio were great as well as our servers Marlon and Shine. They helped us feel so very special. Thanks so very much for giving us "happy crew" for "happy guests."

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dside
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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.

The cities of Venice and Rome were so crowded that we lost our tour guide. Be vigilent keeping the tour guide in your site at all times.

Try and reserve an alcove for the last day at sea! Hard to find shade on the deck

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