Celebrity Constellation Cruise Review to Europe - Mediterranean

Third Mate

7+ cruises


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3 out of 5

A time to remember...........

Sail Date: May 04, 2015

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

The Celebrity Constellation is a beautiful ship.  It was in excellent shape and had an understated elegance.  While the staff, itinerary, accommodations and entertainment were all excellent, the food was mediocre at best.  Can anyone explain why a cruise to the Greek Isles and Italy lacked even a Greek salad each night on the dining room menu?  I expected at least one Italian or Greek entree each night, and though they appeared from time to time, they were few and far between. 

The cruise director, Allehandro, from Argentina was the funniest guy I have ever seen.  He did a terrific job and just hearing him made me happy. 

Beware the shore excursions!  They are not adequately described in the flyer. We are an older couple and two of the excursions all but finished us off.  We walked in the hot sun far longer than we expected and it was often uphill.  As a result, we cancelled future excursions we had booked and hired a taxi instead.  We enjoyed that much more.  We set our own pace, saw exactly what we wanted and it was usually less expensive.

I am still a fan of Princess and Royal Caribbean.  I would say that Celebrity rivaled, but did not exceed, their quality.


Ship Quality
Food and Dining
Service and Staff
Children's Programs N/A
Onboard Activities
Not enough bingo games due to only two sea days
Destinations and Excursions
Destinations were great......excursions not well described.
Cabin / Stateroom
Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy
Naples, Italy
Go to Capri.....catch a small boat on Capri to go around the island
Valletta, Malta
Piraeus (Athens), Greece
Santorini, Greece
Rhodes, Greece
Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey
Very pushy and rude salespeople
Mykonos, Greece
Souda (Chania), Crete
Venice, Italy
Venice airport was a nightmare


Christina in Guest Relations was fantastic and Anabel, our room steward was great.

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