Return to Cruising Ship Guide: Celebrity Reflection
When Did Celebrity Reflection Resume Cruising?
Celebrity Reflection resumed cruising on November 6, 2021, from Fort Lauderdale. The ship is sailing 7-10 night Caribbean cruises through the Spring. Come May 2022, the ship will reposition to Rome for its Mediterranean and Greek Isles season.
All guests sailing with Celebrity Cruises must have received a final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days before the cruise. In addition, to board the ship, each guest must present proof of vaccination and proof of a negative viral COVID-19 test (PCR or antigen) taken within two days of embarkation.
Cruising on Reflection? Here’s our guide to everything you need to know before you board.
About the Ship: Celebrity Reflection is one of the line’s larger-sized vessels. It was launched in 2012 and last refurbished in 20217. The ship is perfect for those looking to spend some time outside on their sailing. Reflection boasts a fun Lawn Club outdoor space, and 85% of all cabins include a verandah. When cruising at full capacity Celebrity Reflection can accommodate 3,030 passengers and offers 1,523 total cabins.
Activities + Entertainment: Celebrity Reflection is home to a variety of amenities and entertainment options perfect for all family members. Highlights of the ship include three pools and six whirlpools, kids and teens clubs, an adults-only solarium, casino, the Lawn Club, an art gallery, shopping arcade, and the Canyon Ranch Spa Club.
The onboard entertainment is first-class on Celebrity Reflection. Passengers can enjoy epic stage productions at the Reflection Theater or catch outdoor movies under the stars. In addition, adults can check out any of the nine onboard bars and lounges. A guest favorite is the World Class Bar, an elegant lounge that features innovative craft cocktails made by expert mixologists.
Dining: Celebrity Reflection offers a variety of restaurants with cuisines to fit every palate. Included eateries are the Oceanview Cafe, Mast Grill, Spa Cafe, the Main Dining Room, Luminae (Retreat guests only), and Blu (Aqua-Class guests only). Guests looking for a specialty dining experience can check out the Tuscan Grill, Sushi on Five, Le Petite Chef, Murano, The Porch, and the Lawn Club Grill.
Pricing: Sailings are filling up quickly with the return of Celebrity Reflection, and prices are regularly changing. Expect to pay about $115 per person per night for entry-level accommodations. Consider booking a balcony cabin to enjoy the spectacular views of the ocean from your private oasis. Balcony cabins currently start around $140 per person per night and go up based on location and category.
We recommend booking NOW if you find a price you like - chances are it won’t last long!
What to Expect at Embarkation & Onboard Protocols
Celebrity Cruises’ ‘Healthy at Sea’ protocol state that 'safe vacations start with prevention'. Prior to boarding, all guests need to complete a health questionnaire, and guests ages 12 years and older must present proof of vaccination.
Guests ages 2 –11 who are not fully vaccinated will be required to take a complimentary antigen test at the terminal. In addition, all guests (regardless of vaccination status) must present a negative COVID-19 test at embarkation. This test can be taken as a PCR test or Antigen test, conducted within two days of boarding the ship.
In some homeport countries, testing may be required for all guests regardless of vaccination status. An additional test will be administered on board, free of charge if needed for home country re-entry.
Tips from Our Community Members:
The ship was very clean. The staff was very friendly. It was easy to get around - only about 700 passengers on board. There was never a wait for the elevator. - ldyflyr
We loved this cruise because we just wanted to relax. It was slow-paced and peaceful. We only saw 5 kids the whole trip. The food and service were excellent. We will cruise again with Celebrity. - staccob
Main dining, Oceanview buffet, Mast Grill and Aqua Spa cafe were all wonderful. - Kailey95
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