Great cruise, rocky weather, lousy exit

Celebrity Eclipse Cruise Review to Transatlantic


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 3

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
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13 Night Transatlantic Westbound (Southampton To Miami)
Sail Date: October 30, 2011
Ship: Celebrity Eclipse
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 6 years ago
At disembarkation, they called at least a dozen numbers at one time and jammed the hallways and stairs in two decks leading to the gangway to leave, many of the folks were stuck in the mire for 45 minutes. There is no way to blame this amatuer stunt on the customs folks. If we could have tracked down the captain and hung his lame butt from the yardarm, we would have done so.
This was a perfect experience in just about every way except for the mediocre and simply fair service in select. But at the mess at the end, which we have not experienced on prior trips, I have to wonder if the company had been sold to a third world country over night.. Crummy way to treat folks and yes, I have photo!

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5
The talent was a real ace. The Rip Tides were outstanding. Singers, comedien all were great.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
5 out of 5
This trip should be made on the cruise for the single purpose of viewing the beaches at Normandy.
5 out of 5
Good service on bus and river cruise to Paris.

Pros: At every meeting with every staff, a great experience. Top notch food.

Cons: Service in select was lacking...it was only good. Exit from ship awful and disorganized

Recommends Celebrity Eclipse? Yes!

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