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Refurbished
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Jan 2012

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"...for but definitely lacking if you decided to skip the dining room for dinner." in 33 reviews.
"...i am spoiled now and other than wanting to try the royal caribbean oasis, i will always choose one of the solstice for..." in 2 reviews.

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July Alaska Sawyer Glacier cruise on Solstice

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Celebrity Solstice | Sail Date: Jul 11, 2014


Had a great time on the beautiful Solstice. The ship is beautiful and the service was excellent. We had dinner in two of the restaurants, Murano and the Tuscan Grill and we were very happy with the food and the service. They were definitely worth the extra price. I was especially happy with all of the gulten free choices everywhere on the ship. The coffee shop even had gluten free muffins and cookies.

 

Had rain in Juneau and our tour was cancelled but great weather at our other ports. I would encourage people to go on an excursion at each port. We did a hike in Ketchican, a boat ride in Skagway and we would have done a float plane ride to Taku Lodge if the weather hadn't caused that tour to be cancelled.

 

On the ship we attended the shows, played bingo, had excellent spa services, and enjoyed the gym. Our favorite part of the spa is the Persion room with the heated tile chairs - they are amazing and worth the extra charge.

 

I would highly recommend this cruise.

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Amazing experience!

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Celebrity Solstice | Sail Date: Jul 11, 2014


This was our first cruise and our excitement was huge! The Solstice is truly a luxury liner and has spoiled us for any other cruise ship.  It is a magnificient ship, an outstanding crew and an unbelieveably beautiful journey! We want to go again!

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Great entertainment but overall not as good as other crusies I've been on

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Celebrity Solstice | Sail Date: Jul 04, 2014


My family and I just returned from our cruise vacation on the Celebrity Solstice. It was a good vacation overall with some small disappointments.

 

The best part about this specific cruise was the entertainment. The shows and performances were amazing. "Solstice the Show" and "The Ghost Light" were two amazing performances; the on-board performance group did a great job singing, dancing, and with the acrobatics. Further, the talks by Brent Nixon were enlightening and comical, he is a great host for this specific cruise. And my family and I liked the Rockstar Juggler Mike Price and especially liked Jason Bishop for his amazing performance, he was really funny and his act was well conceived and executed. Overall with all these performances our entire family was entertained and delighted; my son even wishes to have Jason perform at his school!

 

The other great thing about this cruise was the room and room service. We had the stateroom with the balcony, and it was a great place to kick back between activities. The balcony is spacious and offered great views during the trips through the passages. The on-board entertainment included a nice selection of free movies and kids programming so that the entire family was satisfied. Further, the room service was excellent. We were on floor 6 and our room host Arun was amazing; he not only kept the room immaculate, but every time we saw him in the hallway he was super friendly and was a joy to converse with.

 

The last thing that we really enjoyed was the Solarium, which was basically an indoor pool. This is amazing as normally the pool is useless on the Alaskan cruises due to the weather, but this pool was nice at all times of the day and night, even in the cold Alaskan climate. However, the issue with the pool was that you had to be 16 or older to use it besides the 1 hour family time from 4:00 to 5:00pm, and during that time it was full of little kids. My son

 

Some of the disadvantages of this cruise compared to other cruises I've been on was the buffet. The variety was really lacking for this buffet, and about half the stuff wasn't good. I liked the fish, Indian buffet and soups, but some of the meats and salads sections were lacking and not tasty. The cookies were horrible; I was expecting the nice larger deli style cookies but found the cheap, small, hard ones instead. Further, the drinks were cheap "cocktail mix" (I saw them filling it once) no-name stuff that were not very good; to get the good beverages you had to pay something like $8.00 per day + gratuity, which is too expensive compared to how much we put into the cruise already. The Norwegian Pearl had fresh apple and orange juice in the mornings and I was expecting similar on this cruise but was definitely let down.

 

The main restaurant on the ship "The Grand Ephany" was nice and had really good selections, but could get pretty crowded. The Alaskan Salmon dish that is always on the menu is really great and was always enjoyable when the rotating dish wasn't as good. The only issue was that the wait times could get bad; I'd recommend getting the select dining to be able to schedule any times as due to times at port it was easier to eat early some nights, and later others.

 

Some of the other disadvantages were the overall ship layout. The Solstice being a newer ship had a high rating for the actual ship. However, I found it to be lacking in many areas. For instance, the Norwegian Pearl had a really nice deck on level 7 with shuffle board courts. The only deck on the Solstice was really for maintenance; sure it was accessible but there was nothing there and it didn't have a view. The Pearl also had this really fun lounge room in the back of the ship with bowling, some arcade games and a couple lounge areas with couch beds. The lounges in the Solstice were more basic and didn't offer as much entertainment.

 

Overall I'd rate this about a 3 to 3.5 stars out of 5.

 

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Not for customers with special food needs

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Celebrity Solstice | Sail Date: Jul 04, 2014


When I was booking my cruise I was reassured by agent that cruise provides kosher meal.Let me tell you that so called meal is not edible .I would like to see people that make them eat it for a week.I complain to the  food coordinator on board and was told that they have this problem all the time and Florida head office had done nothing to change supplier.On top of this while on the ship you have to order food in advent or you will be eating fruits and vegetables only.Then was another issue with paper plater.every time I went to dining I had to find someone in charge to ask for paper plates and they would go to look for them that took at least ten minutes each time.Only few days into cruise they finally started keeping few in the dining area

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Nice ship, great staff!

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Celebrity Solstice | Sail Date: Jul 04, 2014


Solstice is a beautiful, clean ship with attentive, courteous amazing staff.  Having traveled on royal Caribbean, princess, Ncl and carnival, celebrity ranks near the top.

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Solstice to Alaska

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Celebrity Solstice | Sail Date: Jun 27, 2014


Not what we expected. The scenery wasn't what I expected to see. Got some great pics but we expected to see glaciers and glaciers calving but saw ice pieces on the water. The float plane ride was the highlight of the trip, the helicopter to the dog sledding was cancelled after waiting in line for an hour to board a bus to the airport was a huge disappointment and the train to the Yukon was just okay. 

 

Lots of rain and cold weather for the first 4 days wasn't expected. The staff on board the Solstice was awesome! I requested gluten free beer, as I have celiac disease, and the crew had 2 cases put on the ship prior to departure. Needless to say, I wasn't the only one requesting GF beer so they ran out after 3 days! I would, however, go on another Celebrity cruise but not to Alaska. I'm still trying to figure out why so many cruise lines go there with so many other exotic destinations all over the world. Been there, done that and don't need to go there again. 

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small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Celebrity Solstice | Sail Date: Jun 27, 2014


okay, but dissappointed I did not see any glacier on th shoreline form the ship.  All brochures and commercials show people just floating by them.  We paid a lot more for the veranda and it was a waste of money.  It was a nice room but also are the smaller inside ones.  I wish we had saved that money and spent it towards expensive excursion to see a glacier first hand.   Four or five "shows" on board were a series f talks about animals.  The speaker was knowlegable, but way too animated.  He was perfect for keeping the attention of all of the way too many bratty kids on board.  Found out people who have enough money to take kids on a cruise, probably shouldn't.  

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small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Celebrity Solstice | Sail Date: Jun 20, 2014


I think this trip had it pros and cons.

Ship by itself is beautiful and has a lot of lounges to rest, to read, and to isolate yourself from others (if this is what you are looking for). 

There were a lot of activities that we did not use because when you booked trips there is very little time left for any of them. The best shows were educational with Mr. B. Nixon - he is very talented in what he is doing, knowledgeable in the subject, and very intertaining. Evening shows were not as good as we were expecting them to be.

Cabins are very clean, and all the bathrooms in the ship are very clean and well equipped.

Overall, we think that the cruise is very expensive in terms of all costs including overpricing trips, overpriced drinks, special restaurants prices, cover charges, etc. 

 

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Our First Cruise-------A WINNER!!!!

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Celebrity Solstice | Sail Date: Jun 20, 2014


After extensive research and input from blogs, we chose Celebrity Solstice for our first cruising experience.  We were not disappointed and know we made the right choice.  Every aspect of the ship met or in most cases exceeded our wildest imaginations.  Specific onboard experiences that stand out include:

 

Staff:  Waitstaff was very attentive and eager to please.  Once they knew what we wanted they were quick to provide in a most expeditious manner.  Courtesy and professionalism were hallmarks. They were very engaging in conversation.  Cabin stewards were always considerate of our privacy and upon our departure immediately cleaned and serviced the cabin.  They were willing to greet us and briefly talk even if engaged in cleaning acivities.  They treated us as though we were  cherished guests.

 

Food:  Outstanding in the main dining room.  Excellent changing daily choices with a static number of dishes as well.  Steaks were perfectly prepared.   Buffet had great choices but some dishes lacked the tasty factor.  However it is a buffet for 2800 different palates. We did not visit any of the speciality restaurants.  The Aquaspa cafe had a very good selection of alternative, healthy foods.

 

Activities and shows:  There is no down time on this boat.  Every waking minute contains opportunities for learning and personal enrichment, fun, and entertainment, The fund raiser for breast cancer was especially meaningful.  The glass show was something we wished we had attended more often.  The off boat excursion to Tracy Arm is NOT to be missed.  It was the highlight of all the excursions we took.

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Best cruise ever!

small verified icon Verified Review | Ship: Celebrity Solstice | Sail Date: Jun 06, 2014


This was our 15th cruise and we both agreed, the best yet! We've cruised Royal Caribbean, Carnival, Norwegian, Holland American, Renaissance and Celebrity and have, overall, like Celebrity best. We had even been on this very same Solstice ship, on a 2010 Caribbean cruise, and they hadn't updated it much, maybe changed the art work and artifacts. We liked the ship the first time and still do. But the itinerary - Alaska - this time was so great! Majestic, constantly amazingly awe-inspiring scenery. We saw ice floes and glaciers, and a mama bear with her two cubs, dozens of bald eagles, five or six whales, dolphins, a seal swimming across a pond, a seal stretched out on its back sunning on an ice floe, five or six sea lions sunning on a buoy. The evening sky was indescribably beautiful -- one night a huge moon seemed to be at arm's reach, with its sunbeams across the water, then set behind mountains and icy sea, so bright that it cast rays as a sunset does! We watched this for 10-20 minutes in awe! And at the same time -- this 3 a.m. -- the sun was coming up, and the sky around it turning peach and rose and cream!  Our three tours, with a Tlinkit guide who was terrific in Ketchikan to the Saxman Village and environs and Ketchikan city; on a boat whale watching out of Juneau; and a bus tour to White Summit Pass with lots of info on the Klondike Gold Rush and back to the frontier town of Skagway, were all terrific. (These we booked through Cruise.Com rather than through the ship).

But the very best thing about this cruise, for us, were the wonderful presentations by Brent Nixon on wildlife and his narration through the Inside Passage and those of his wife, Mary Amanda, who was just terrific, on the history of Ketchikan, Skagway, the Gold Rush, and especially the shady ladies of the times plus a memorable presentation on the Last Song played on the Titanic as it was sinking. These two were terrific -- witty, animated, enthused, informed, intelligent, folks giving talks that we will always remember and that really enhanced the value of the cruise to us. It was so good to hear a ship's presentation on something other than shopping! Huzzah for the Alaska Solstice, and for the Nixons -- may their tribes increase!

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Cabins of Celebrity Solstice

Deluxe Veranda Stateroom on Celebrity Solstice Size:
194 sq. ft.; Balcony: 54 sq. ft.

Amenities:
- Two lower beds that convert to one queen-sized bed floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors opening to a veranda sitting area with sofa private bathroom with shower 100% Egyptian cotton towels 32" interactive LCD TV telephone mini-bar complimentary use of bathrobes thermostat-controlled air-conditioning safe and hairdryer. Some sitting areas include a sofa bed.

Please Note: Guests in this category traveling with AquaClass guests may be cross-referenced but will not be assigned the same dining pre-cruise.
Wheelchair Accessible Amenities: Wider doors no doorsills to get into stateroom ramped bathroom threshold bathroom grab bars lowered sink and stateroom vanity roll-in shower with fold down shower bench lower closet rods and accessible balconies.
Please Note: Celebrity requires guests booked in this category to acknowledge need for the accessible stateroom by completing a Guest Special Needs Form.
Please Note: Smoking is not permitted in staterooms or on stateroom verandas.
Please Note: Guests in this category traveling with AquaClass guests may be cross-referenced but will not be assigned the same dining pre-cruise.
Please Note: Smoking is not permitted in staterooms or on stateroom verandas.

Wheel Chair Accessible Cabins:
6135, 6137, 6139, 6141, 7139, 7141, 7143, and, 7145, (289, sq., ft.;, Balcony, 80, sq., ft.)

Available On Decks:
Sunrise Deck, Continental Deck, Panorama Deck, Vista Deck

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3 Reviews from travelers who stayed in a Deluxe Veranda Stateroom

Interior Stateroom on Celebrity Solstice Size:
183 - 200 sq. ft.

Amenities:
- Two lower beds that may convert to a queen private bathroom with shower 100% Egyptian cotton towels sitting area with sofa vanity 32" interactive LCD TV telephone thermostat-controlled air-conditioning safe hairdryer and 24-hour room service. Some sitting areas include a sofa bed.

Please Note: Guests in this category traveling with AquaClass guests may be cross-referenced but will not be assigned the same dining pre-cruise.
Wheelchair Accessible Amenities: Wider doors no doorsills to get into stateroom ramped bathroom threshold bathroom grab bars lowered sink and stateroom vanity roll-in shower with fold down shower bench and lower closet rods.
Please Note: Celebrity requires guests booked in this category to acknowledge need for the accessible stateroom by completing a Guest Special Needs Form.
Please Note: Smoking is not permitted in staterooms or on stateroom verandas.
Please Note: Guests in this category traveling with AquaClass guests may be cross-referenced but will not be assigned the same dining pre-cruise.
Please Note: Smoking is not permitted in staterooms or on stateroom verandas.

Wheel Chair Accessible Cabins:
9196, 9202, and, 9206, (245, sq., ft.), 8164, 8170, and, 8174, (245, sq., ft.)

Available On Decks:
Penthouse Deck, Sky Deck, Panorama Deck, Sunrise Deck, Vista Deck, Plaza Deck

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Celebrity Concierge Class on Celebrity Solstice Size:
194 sq. ft.; Balcony: 54 sq. ft.

Amenities:
- Two lower beds that can convert to one queen-size bed floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors that open to a private veranda private bathroom with Hansgrohe showerhead large sitting area with sofa 32" LCD TV 100% Egyptian cotton linens premium mattress luxurious duvet stylish Euro pillows and plush pillow shams dial-direct telephone and voicemail thermostat-controlled air-conditioning individual safe and hairdryer. Additional Concierge Class amenities include: priority check-in priority luggage delivery welcome champagne daily fruit selection fresh-cut flowers daily hors d''oeuvres pillow menu dining and seating preference preference on shore excursions personalized stationery and a tote bag Frette bathrobes VIP invitations to events early embarkation and debarkation and shoeshine service. Some sitting areas include a sofa bed.

Please Note: Guests in this category traveling with AquaClass guests may be cross-referenced but will not be assigned the same dining pre-cruise.
Please Note: Smoking is not permitted in staterooms or on stateroom verandas.
Please Note: Guests in this category traveling with AquaClass guests may be cross-referenced but will not be assigned the same dining pre-cruise.
Wheelchair Accessible Amenities: Wider doors no doorsills to get into stateroom ramped bathroom threshold bathroom grab bars lowered sink and stateroom vanity roll-in shower with fold down shower bench lower closet rods and accessible balconies.
Please Note: Celebrity requires guests booked in this category to acknowledge need for the accessible stateroom by completing a Guest Special Needs Form.
Please Note: Smoking is not permitted in staterooms or on stateroom verandas.

Wheel Chair Accessible Cabins:
1022, 1024, 1026, and, 1028, (299, sq., ft.;, Balcony, 80, sq., ft.)

Available On Decks:
Resort Deck, Sky Deck, Panorama Deck

Sky Suite on Celebrity Solstice Size:
300 sq ft.; Veranda: 79 sq ft.

Amenities:
- Two twin beds convertible to queen-size bed with plush duvet and premium linens sitting area with sofa bed private bathroom with tub and shower sliding glass doors opening to a veranda with lounge seating surround-sound entertainment system mini-refrigerator hairdryer and private safe. Additional suite amenities include priority embarkation/early debarkation reserved theater seating on formal nights European style butler service for assistance with packing/unpacking in-suite breakfast lunch and dinner afternoon tea evening hors d''oeuvres espresso and cappucino; priority tender service shoeshine service one complimentary dinner for all guests in suite (cruise of 6 or 7 nights) and two complimentary dinners for all guests in suite (on cruises of 8 nights or more) in a specialty restaurant reserved theater seating on formal nights main and specialty restaurant seating preferences Bulgari luxury bath amenities & plush robes oversized 100% cotton bath towels pillow menu slippers additional custom bath products dual iPod/iPad docking station fresh flowers daily fresh fruit platter welcome bottle of sparkling wine and much more.

Please Note: Smoking is not permitted in staterooms or on stateroom verandas.

Enhanced suite amenities coming April 2015! Please call for details.
Please Note: Celebrity requires guests booked in this category to acknowledge need for the accessible stateroom by completing a Guest Special Needs Form.
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Wheel Chair Accessible Cabins:
2130, 2132, 2134, and, 2136, have, roll-in, shower, only.

Available On Decks:
Resort Deck, Penthouse Deck, Sky Deck, Panorama Deck, Vista Deck, Sunrise Deck, Continental Deck

AquaClass on Celebrity Solstice Size:
194 sq. ft.; Balcony: 54 sq. ft.

Amenities:
- Two lower beds that convert to one queen-sized bed floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors opening to a private veranda sitting area with sofa private bathroom with shower 100% Egyptian cotton linens premium mattress luxurious duvet plush pillow shams stylish Euro pillows sitting area with sofa 32" LCD TV direct-dial telephone and voicemail thermostat-controlled air-conditioning individual safe and hairdryer. Guests in AquaClass enjoy unlimited access to the AquaSpa relaxation room Persian Garden spa concierge plush Frette robe and slippers complimentary daily hors d''oeuvres bottled water and selection of juices and teas special programming and wellness classes and Blu- the AquaClass exclusive specialty restaurant.
- Two lower beds that convert to one queen-sized bed floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors opening to a private veranda sitting area with sofa private bathroom with shower 100% Egyptian cotton linens premium mattress luxurious duvet plush pillow shams stylish Euro pillows sitting area with sofa 32" LCD TV direct-dial telephone and voicemail thermostat-controlled air-conditioning individual safe and hairdryer. Guests in AquaClass enjoy unlimited access to the AquaSpa relaxation room Persian Garden spa concierge plush Frette robe and slippers complimentary daily hors d''oeuvres bottled water and selection of juices and teas special programming and wellness classes and Blu- the AquaClass exclusive specialty restaurant. Smoking is not permitted in staterooms or on stateroom verandas.

Please Note: Guests booked in other stateroom categories traveling with AquaClass guests may be crossed referenced but will not be assigned the same dining pre-cruise.
Please Note: Staterooms 1547 1549 1552 and 1554 in this category have obstructed views.
Please Note: Smoking is not permitted in staterooms or on stateroom verandas.
Please Note: Guests booked in other stateroom categories traveling with AquaClass guests may be crossed referenced but will not be assigned the same dining pre-cruise.
AWheelchair Accessible Amenities: Wider doors no doorsills to get into stateroom ramped bathroom threshold bathroom grab bars lowered sink and stateroom vanity roll-in shower with fold down shower bench lower closet rods and accessible balconies.
Please Note: Celebrity requires guests booked in this category to acknowledge need for the accessible stateroom by completing a Guest Special Needs Form.
Please Note: Smoking is not permitted in staterooms or on stateroom verandas.

Wheel Chair Accessible Cabins:
1522, 1524, 1526, and, 1538, (299, sq., ft.;, Balcony, 80, sq., ft.)

Available On Decks:
Penthouse Deck

Oceanview Stateroom on Celebrity Solstice Size:
177 sq. ft.

Amenities:
- Two lower beds that may convert to a queen ocean-view window private bathroom with shower 100% Egyptian cotton towels sitting area with sofa vanity 32" interactive LCD TV telephone thermostat-controlled air-conditioning safe hairdryer and 24-hour room service. Some sitting areas include a sofa bed.

Please Note: Guests in this category traveling with AquaClass guests may be cross-referenced but will not be assigned the same dining pre-cruise.
Please Note: Smoking is not permitted in staterooms or on stateroom verandas.
Please Note: Guests in this category traveling with AquaClass guests may be cross-referenced but will not be assigned the same dining pre-cruise.
Wheelchair Accessible Amenities: Wider doors no doorsills to get into stateroom ramped bathroom threshold bathroom grab bars lowered sink and stateroom vanity roll-in shower with fold down shower bench and lower closet rods.
Please Note: Celebrity requires guests booked in this category to acknowledge need for the accessible stateroom by completing a Guest Special Needs Form.
Please Note: Smoking is not permitted in staterooms or on stateroom verandas.

Wheel Chair Accessible Cabins:
3101, 3102, 3103, and, 3104, (289, sq., ft.)

Available On Decks:
Vista Deck, Sunrise Deck, Plaza Deck

Deluxe Veranda Stateroom (Obstructed View) on Celebrity Solstice Size:
194 sq. ft.; Balcony: 54 sq. ft.

Amenities:
- Two lower beds that convert to one queen-sized bed floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors opening to a veranda with obstructed views sitting area with sofa private bathroom with shower 100% Egyptian cotton towels 32" interactive LCD TV telephone mini-bar complimentary use of bathrobes thermostat-controlled air-conditioning safe and hairdryer. Some sitting areas include a sofa bed.
- Two lower beds that convert to one queen-sized bed floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors opening to a veranda with partially obstructed views sitting area with sofa private bathroom with shower 100% Egyptian cotton towels 32" interactive LCD TV telephone mini-bar complimentary use of bathrobes thermostat-controlled air-conditioning safe and hairdryer. Some sitting areas include a sofa bed.

Please Note: Guests in this category traveling with AquaClass guests may be cross-referenced but will not be assigned the same dining pre-cruise.
Please Note: Smoking is not permitted in staterooms or on stateroom verandas.

Available On Decks:
Continental Deck

Sunset Veranda on Celebrity Solstice Size:
194 sq. ft.; Balcony: 54 sq. ft.

Amenities:
- Two lower beds that may convert to a queen bed floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door that open to veranda with lounge seating sitting area with sofa interactive 32" LCD TV bathroom with shower safe thermostat-controlled-air-conditioning 100% Egyptian cotton towels plush bathrobes telephone hairdryer and complimentary 24-hour room service. Smoking is not permitted in staterooms or on stateroom verandas.

Please Note: Guests in this category traveling with AquaClass guests may be cross-referenced but will not be assigned the same dining pre-cruise.
Please Note: Smoking is not permitted in staterooms or on stateroom verandas.

Available On Decks:
Vista Deck, Sunrise Deck, Continental Deck

Family Veranda Stateroom on Celebrity Solstice Size:
575 sq. ft.; Balcony: 53 to 105 sq. ft.Occupancy: Up to 4 guests

Amenities:
- Master bedroom with two lower beds that convert to a queen (except as noted) 2nd bedroom with one twin bed floor-to-ceiling sliding glass door that open to a veranda with lounge seating sitting area with sofa convertible privacy partition bathroom with shower interactive 32" LCD TV safe thermostat-controlled-air-conditioning 100% Egyptian cotton towels plush bathrobes telephone hairdryer and complimentary 24-hour room service.

Please Note: Guests in this category traveling with AquaClass guests may be cross-referenced but will not be assigned the same dining pre-cruise.
Please Note: Smoking is not permitted in staterooms or on stateroom verandas.

Available On Decks:
Vista Deck, Sunrise Deck

Royal Suite on Celebrity Solstice Size:
590 sq ft.; Veranda: 153 sq ft.

Amenities:
- Two twin beds convertible to queen-size bed sitting area living room with sofa bed and private bathroom with whirlpool tub and shower sliding glass doors opening to a veranda with whirlpool and lounge seating separate living room with dining and sitting area walk-in closetsurround-sound entertainment system hairdryer private safe. Additional suite amenities include priority embarkation/early debarkation reserved theater seating on formal nights European style butler service for assistance with packing/unpacking in-suite breakfast lunch and dinner afternoon tea evening hors d''oeuvres espresso and cappucino; complimentary mini-bar stocked daily with water sodas beer; priority tender service shoeshine service one complimentary dinner for all guests in suite (cruise of 6 or 7 nights) and two complimentary dinners for all guests in suite (on cruises of 8 nights or more) in a specialty restaurant reserved theater seating on formal nights Bulgari luxury bath amenities & plush robes Premium Reverie Dream Sleep System customizable mattresses Celebrity eXhale bedding pillow menu plush duvets & pure cotton linens; oversized 100% cotton bath towels slippers additional custom bath products dual iPod/iPad docking station fresh flowers daily fresh fruit platter welcome bottle of sparkling wine and much more.

Please Note: Smoking is not permitted in staterooms or on stateroom verandas.

Enhanced suite amenities coming April 2015! Please call for details.

Available On Decks:
Penthouse Deck, Sky Deck

Penthouse Suite on Celebrity Solstice Size:
1291 sq ft.; Veranda: 389 sq ft.

Amenities:
- Master bedroom has a king bed separate living and dining rooms baby grand piano butler?s pantry walk-in closet powder room master marble bath with whirlpool tub and separate shower double washbasins hairdryer motorized draperies lights and security system surround-sound entertainment system sliding glass doors opening to a private veranda with whirlpool and lounge seating. Additional suite amenities include priority embarkation/early debarkation reserved theater seating on formal nights European style butler service for assistance with packing/unpacking in-suite breakfast lunch and dinner afternoon tea evening hors d''oeuvres espresso and cappucino; complimentary mini-bar stocked daily with water sodas beer; priority tender service shoeshine service one complimentary dinner for all guests in suite (cruise of 6 or 7 nights) and two complimentary dinners for all guests in suite (on cruises of 8 nights or more) in a specialty restaurant reserved theater seating on formal nights Bulgari luxury bath amenities & plush robes Premium Reverie Dream Sleep System customizable mattresses Celebrity eXhale bedding pillow menu plush duvets & pure cotton linens; oversized 100% cotton bath towels slippers additional custom bath products dual iPod/iPad docking station fresh flowers daily fresh fruit platter welcome bottle of sparkling wine and much more.

Please Note: Smoking is not permitted in staterooms or on stateroom verandas.

Enhanced suite amenities coming April 2015! Please call for details.

Available On Decks:
Penthouse Deck

Celebrity Suite on Celebrity Solstice Size:
394 sq ft.; Veranda: 105 sq ft.

Amenities:
- Two twin beds convertible to queen-size bed with plush duvet and premium linens sitting area with sofa bed private bathroom with whirlpool tub and shower sliding glass doors opening to a veranda with lounge seating surround-sound entertainment system mini-refrigerator hairdryer and private safe. Additional suite amenities include priority embarkation/early debarkation reserved theater seating on formal nights European style butler service for assistance with packing/unpacking in-suite breakfast lunch and dinner afternoon tea evening hors d''oeuvres espresso and cappucino; priority tender service shoeshine service one complimentary dinner for all guests in suite (cruise of 6 or 7 nights) and two complimentary dinners for all guests in suite (on cruises of 8 nights or more) in a specialty restaurant reserved theater seating on formal nights main and specialty restaurant seating preferences Bulgari luxury bath amenities & plush robes oversized 100% cotton bath towels pillow menu slippers additional custom bath products dual iPod/iPad docking station fresh flowers daily fresh fruit platter welcome bottle of sparkling wine and much more.

Please Note: Smoking is not permitted in staterooms or on stateroom verandas.

Enhanced suite amenities coming April 2015! Please call for details.

Available On Decks:
Penthouse Deck, Sky Deck

Deck Plans for Celebrity Solstice

Celebrity Solstice

 

Solstice Deck

The Solstice Deck features an outdoor sunbathing area.


Sofa bed sleeps one
Sofa bed sleeps one
Double Bed That May or May Not Be Convertible
Double Bed That May or May Not Be Convertible
1 Upper Berth
1 Upper Berth
2 Upper Berths
2 Upper Berths
Wheelchair Accessible Staterooms
Wheelchair Accessible Staterooms
Connecting Staterooms
Connecting Staterooms
Sofa
Sofa
Non-Convertible L-Shaped Twins
Non-Convertible L-Shaped Twins
Twins Convertible to Queen Bed
Twins Convertible to Queen Bed
Non-Convertible Queen Bed
Non-Convertible Queen Bed
Sofa bed sleeps two
Sofa bed sleeps two
Obstructed View
Obstructed View
Solstice Deck

Dining

Celebrity Select Dining on Celebrity Solstice Celebrity Select Dining is a new flexible dining option that allows you to choose when you dine on a day by day basis. You'll still be seated in the ship's main dining room, order from the same dinner menu, and enjoy the same amazing service that you're accustomed to onboard Celebrity Cruises, but with more flexibility. Once you've chosen Celebrity Select Dining in your reservation, you can make your day by day reservations pre-cruise, reserve once onboard or simply come to the dining room whenever you'd like to have dinner.

Seating Times: 6 - 9:30 PM.
Dress: We suggest smart casual attire; which includes sport shirt and slacks for men and pantsuit or informal dress for women. On formal evenings we suggest suits and ties or tuxedos for men and dresses for women. Swimwear, shorts and jeans are not permitted.
Costs: All meals are included in your cruise fare, but specialty beverages, alcohol and wine are at current menu prices. Prepaid gratuities are required to participate in My Time Dining - this includes tips for your waiter, assistant waiter, head waiter and stateroom attendant.
Reservations are recommended in order to avoid a delay in seating (reservations will be taken once onboard).

Grand Epernay on Celebrity Solstice Enjoy the elegance of this two-level main dining room where you'll dine on scrumptious cuisine and receive impeccable service.

Seating Times: Breakfast: 7:30 - 8:45 AM, Lunch: From noon to 1:30 PM, Dinner: Early - 6:15 PM, Late - 8:45 PM.
Dress: We suggest smart casual attire; which includes sport shirt and slacks for men and pantsuit or informal dress for women. On formal evenings we suggest suits and ties or tuxedos for men and dresses for women. Swimwear, shorts and jeans are not permitted.
Costs: No cost. Specialty beverages, beer, wine, and soft drinks are offered at current menu prices.
Reservations required.

Blu on Celebrity Solstice This exclusive restaurant for AquaClass guests, features a menu of light and healthy cuisine from breakfast until evening. Tranquility permeates the atmosphere lending to a fulfilling casual dining experience.

Seating Times: Check onboard for hours.
Dress: Resort attire.
Costs: No additional charges for AquaClass stateroom guests. Specialty beverages, beer, wine, and soft drinks are at current menu prices. Guests not booked in AquaClass staterooms will be charged a nominal fee.
Reservations required. For those not traveling in AquaClass staterooms, reservations in Blu are based on availability and will be subject to an additional per person charge.
Please Note: Unless staying in an AquaClass or Suite stateroom, children must be at least 12 years old to dine at Murano.

Tuscan Grille on Celebrity Solstice The Tuscan Grille is a traditional steakhouse that combines the flavors of the Mediterranean and California Napa cuisine.

Seating Times: Check onboard for hours.
Dress: We suggest smart casual attire; which includes sport shirt and slacks for men and pantsuit or informal dress for women. On formal evenings we suggest suits and ties or tuxedos for men and dresses for women. Swimwear, shorts and jeans are not permitted.
Costs: A nominal fee of $35 USD applies per dining guests, including gratuities. Beverage and wine are offered at current bar menu prices.
Reservations are recommended.

Silk Harvest on Celebrity Solstice A casual restaurant that features Thai, Vietnamese, Japanese, Chinese and Indian dishes along with unique cocktail creations such as fresh ginger root and acai berry cocktails.

Seating Times: Check onboard for hours.
Dress: Resort attire.
Costs: A nominal fee of $30 USD applies per dining guest, including gratuities. Beverage and wine are offered at current bar menu prices.
No reservations required.

Murano on Celebrity Solstice This elegant restaurant offers a new twist on classic and modern Continental cuisine.

Seating Times: Check onboard for hours of operation.
Dress: We suggest smart casual attire; which includes sport shirt and slacks for men and pantsuit or informal dress for women. On formal evenings we suggest suits and ties or tuxedos for men and dresses for women. Swimwear, shorts and jeans are not permitted.
Costs: A nominal fee of $45 USD applies per dining guest, includes gratuities. Specialty beverages, beer, wine, and soft drinks are also offered at menu pricing.
Reservations are recommended.
Please Note: Children must be at least 12 years old to dine at Murano.

This special event takes place in a specialty restaurant and will feature a menu of coffee and teas, savory sandwiches, desserts including pastries, scones and truffles as well as a glass of champagne. (The Champagne High Tea is an addition to the complimentary tea service held in the main dining room)

Seating Times: Check onboard for date and times.
Dress: We suggest smart casual attire.
Costs: A nominal fee of $25 USD applies per dining guest that includes fee for food and a glass of champagne. Additional champagne, alcoholic beverages and specialty drinks are at current bar menu pricing.
Reservations are required.

Mast Grill on Celebrity Solstice Dine on fresh hamburgers, hotdogs and other light fare at this out door grill.

Seating Times: Check onboard for hours of operations.
Dress: Always Casual.
Costs: No cost. Specialty beverages, beer, wine, and soft drinks are offered at current menu prices.
No reservations required.

AquaSpa Cafe on Celebrity Solstice Located next to the Solarium, the AquaSpa Cafe serves up healthy, light fare along with beautiful views.

Seating Times: Check onboard for hours of operation.
Dress: Always Casual.
Costs: No cost. Specialty beverages, beer, wine and soft drinks are offered at current menu prices.
No reservations required.

Bistro on Five on Celebrity Solstice This casual dining area serves up fresh sandwiches, soups, salads, fish and chips as well as specialty crepes.

Seating Times: Open from 6 am to 2 am.
Dress: Always casual.
Costs: Modest cost of $5 per guest. Specialty beverages, beer, wine and soft drinks are offered at current menu prices.
No reservations required.

Oceanview Cafe & Bar on Celebrity Solstice Celebrate the wondrous cuisine of regions of your journey. The Oceanview Cafe and Grill's menu changes to reflect the regions in which the ship is sailing.

Seating Times: Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Check onboard for hours of operation.
Dress: We suggest smart casual attire; which includes sport shirt and slacks for men and pantsuit or informal dress for women. On formal evenings we suggest suits and ties or tuxedos for men and dresses for women. Swimwear, shorts and jeans are not permitted.
Costs: No cost. Specialty beverages, beer, wine, and soft drinks are offered at current menu prices.
No reservations required.

Cafe al Bacio & Gelateria on Celebrity Solstice This upscale coffee house serves European cafe fare as well as gelato, signature coffees, teas and fresh baked pastries.

Seating Times: Check onboard for hours of operation.
Dress: Always casual.
Costs: Items are at current menu pricing.
No reservations required.

Room Service on Celebrity Solstice Select from zesty soups, fresh salads, gourmet sandwiches, pizzas and desserts on the room-service menu. Should you decide to dine-in during restaurant luncheon and dinner hours, enjoy your selection from the restaurant menu. Simply request the menus of the day from your butler or stateroom attendant.

Seating Times: 24 hour service. Morning meals include Continental breakfast served, on request, in your stateroom from 6:30 to 10:00 AM. Full breakfast is served from 7:30 to 10:00 AM.
Dress: Always Casual.
Costs: No cost. Specialty beverages, beer, wine, and soft drinks are offered at current menu prices.
No reservations required.

Entertainment

AquaSpa by Elemis on Celebrity Solstice Deck: Lawn Deck
Type: Health
Description: In the serene environment of this world-class spa, you can enjoy treatments by Rasul body care, featuring medicinal muds and an herbal steambath.

Card Room on Celebrity Solstice Deck: Penthouse Deck
Type: Other
Description: Try your hand at a game of gin rummy or simply take in the lovely sea view in this intimate space.

Celebrity Theater on Celebrity Solstice Deck: Sunrise Deck
Type: Entertainment
Description: The stage comes alive in our state-of-the-art theater with dazzling special effects and Broadway-style productions. While accommodating a generous audience, it retains a comfortable, intimate atmosphere, bringing you production shows, beautiful musical arrangements, and sidesplitting comedy.

Celebrity Theater on Celebrity Solstice Deck: Entertainment Deck
Type: Entertainment
Description: The stage comes alive in our state-of-the-art theater with dazzling special effects and Broadway-style productions. While accommodating a generous audience, it retains a comfortable, intimate atmosphere, bringing you production shows, beautiful musical arrangements, and sidesplitting comedy.

Celebrity Theater on Celebrity Solstice Deck: Continental Deck
Type: Entertainment
Description: The stage comes alive in our state-of-the-art theater with dazzling special effects and Broadway-style productions. While accommodating a generous audience, it retains a comfortable, intimate atmosphere, bringing you production shows, beautiful musical arrangements, and sidesplitting comedy.

Champagne Bar/Martini Bar on Celebrity Solstice Deck: Continental Deck
Type: Bar
Description: In the mood for a bit of bubbly? Then our Champagne Bar is sure to have a vintage that satisfies. Maybe you prefer the perfect martini. If that's the case, then the Martini Bar provides a sophisticated setting that lives up to the name of its signature cocktail. An absolute must-visit for its hip and classy feel, swing by The Martini Bar and grab a drink before dinner or make a night of it. This bar has a vibe like no other, which makes it the perfect spot to chill out with friends all night long.

Fitness Center on Celebrity Solstice Deck: Lawn Deck
Type: Health
Description: Featuring the latest equipment and inspiring classes, including yoga and pilates, enjoy an exhilarating workout with views that will take your breath away.

Fortune's Casino on Celebrity Solstice Deck: Continental Deck
Type: Gaming
Description: With Lady Luck by your side, spin the roulette wheel or play the slot machines in our tastefully decorated casino. Containing the ambience of Monte Carlo and the energy of Las Vegas, Fortunes Casino is a perfect spot to participate in a game of chance or comfortably view all of the action.

Hair Salon on Celebrity Solstice Deck: Lawn Deck
Type: Health
Description: After a day spent in the sun you might be ready for a little pampering. A visit to our shipboard Salon is sure to have you looking your best for an elegant evening.

Library on Celebrity Solstice Deck: Resort Deck
Type: Other
Description: Escape into a good book or browse through one of your favorite magazines in our spacious and peaceful library; two floors of quiet contemplation and vast knowledge are at your fingertips.

Library on Celebrity Solstice Deck: Lido Deck
Type: Other
Description: Escape into a good book or browse through one of your favorite magazines in our spacious and peaceful library; two floors of quiet contemplation and vast knowledge are at your fingertips.

Michael's Club on Celebrity Solstice Deck: Sunrise Deck
Type: Bar
Description: Adorned in mellow sophistication, Michael's Club is the perfect place to order your favorite cocktail and let yourself be entertained by the relaxing sounds of a baby grand piano. Always a great place to begin or end your evening, Michael's Club provides a stimulating environment of jazz stylings and lavish refinement.

Online@Celebrity on Celebrity Solstice Deck: Vista Deck
Type: Other
Description: We know that you will want to share your cruise experience with your friends and family - before you return home. Visit our onboard Internet stations and send an email.

Persian Garden on Celebrity Solstice Deck: Lawn Deck
Type: Other
Description: Accompanied by the calming strains of new age music, enjoy the warmth of a relaxing steam or treat your skin to the solitude found in a private sauna.

Pool on Celebrity Solstice Deck: Lawn Deck
Type: Pool
Description: By day or night, the pool is an ideal venue to breathe in the refreshing sea air, enjoy a beverage or relax on a comfortable lounge as you revel in the luxury that is Celebrity.

Shops on the Boulevard on Celebrity Solstice Deck: Continental Deck
Type: Shop
Description: Beautiful walkways lead you from sophisticated boutiques to fine jewelry stores that hold stylish clothing, precious gems, cosmetics, fragrances and more. Window shop, attend a fashion show or select gifts for friends and family. Then, indulge yourself as you encounter the ideal memento of your truly extraordinary cruise experience.

41 Tips for Celebrity Solstice

Delicious healthy lunches at the Aquaspa cafe in the solarium pool.

Go to reidel glass class...amazing!

The library is a very relaxing and peaceful place to be. Even if you didn't bring a book to read, there is a wide selection of books to check out.

If you want drinks, do the wine tastings. You will get more for less. Plus the experience. Also, there are no irons on the ship. We tried hanging shirts in the shower to steam out the wrinkles, but the ventilation is very good.

Don't mis the shows and get up early to experience Tracy Arm. It's spectacular.

Have your meals in the main dinning room. The "Ocean View" buffet was o.k. but certainly not great.

The Mast Grill by the pool has the best burgers and fries. Get there before the lunch rush though because that line gets long. Cafe Bacio is a great late night snack place. The pastries are amazing-try the strawberry chiffon cake-to die for!

The solarium offers healthy lunchs and breakfasts and is usually not that busy.

There are many quiet areas on the ship to get away. Bistro 5 is worth the few five bucks for quiet meals.The Mast does hot dogs, hamburgers and fries the right way and included in cruise Coffee and gelato shops were reasonable and very good (gelato Buy 1 Get 1 Free some afternoons)

Prior to departure, i set with a couple during the buffet. They mentioned that they had taken twenty curise and of them all celebrity solictise was the best. Love the service provided in the dining room, next cruise will not go to buffet and a bacloney is a must.

Plan your own transport wherever possible. Do your research in advance so you know where you want to go in each post.

Do main dining room when possible, long lines at buffet (crowed) in morning. Don't do the internet package....internet is super, super slow.

Stay away from the Mast Grill. Cook did not understand English and all burgers were way over cooked. He would not pul off grill until way well done.

Only one store in Skagway has lower prices on Ulu knives than this ship's Alaska store but no sales tax on board.

We used mostly Oceanview cafe for breakfasts and lunches. One has to see when it is open because if you came there on your own schedule many of food counters are closed and the options for food are minimal.

I was impressed with the grass on the upper deck.

Went to Lido deck for breakfast evey morning. Dining room at night. Service was ok there.

Don't bring an iron

Train ride had to use a wheel chair to get to it hurting my husbands back. To find out that I could have taken my electric cart since they had a lift. It made me very upset.

Don't opt for select dining on this particular ship; you end up having to make reservations in advance the night before (there goes spontaneity) and there were always long lines, whether you had a reservation or not! We waited 10-20 minutes in line most nights.

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