"It Could Have Been a Ten!"

Celebrity Eclipse Cruise Review to Transatlantic


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

5.0 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: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 5 years ago
The Celebrity Eclipse is "easy on the eye". She is well designed.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
The Sonata Dining Room was the only disappointment. It was overcrowded. It felt more like a wedding banquet hall. Although the service was good the wait staff could not compensate for the crowded condidtions. Too many guests in too small a place.

I would hightly recommend that the company consider three dining times. Perhaps 5:30 PM, 7:15 pm, and 8:15 PM? Remove some of the tables to allow for better spacing. Consider replacing the existing rectangular tables with round tables for a more intimate atmosphere.

What a shame to have such exquisite food served in a inferior atmosphere. It could have been a ten!

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Broadway quality.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
The company should consider the addition of a miniature golf course on Deck 15 since it already has real grass growing up there.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
The only thing I missed was a readable alarm clock in my room.
3 out of 5
Took the bus to Paris. The drive was just a bit too long for a day trip.
5 out of 5
Went to Mont St. Michel. Excellent tour.

Pros: Excellent Staff attentive to every detail. Food was beautifully presented and it tasted great.

Cons: Sonata Dining Room

Recommends Celebrity Eclipse? Yes!

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