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Celebrity Edge Cruise Review to Transatlantic

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Reviews: 3
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Overall rating:

4.3 out of 5
Celebrity Edge

14 Night Mediterranean Transatlantic (Rome To Ft. Lauderdale)

Sail date: November 01, 2019

Ship: Celebrity Edge

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 8207

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

This was our 55th cruise so we are a bit experienced. Loved The Edge ship. Officers were fantastic & mingled with the cruisers. During inclement weather the captain can and did turn off ability to open balcony window.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Embarkation very swift

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Food was excellent. This ship has the most amazing buffet ever experienced. Was not a buffet fan until this ship.

Magic Carpet Bar

3 out of 5

Lovely but way overrated. It does not move while at sea. It is good when tendering.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Plenty of exciting activities offered.

Entertainment

1 out of 5
Stage shows not so good. Obvious low bidder gets to entertain.

Children's Programs

Didn’t take children but must admit The Basement looked awesome for teens.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Top notch, friendly service.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Ship design a game changer in design. Spacious common areas & very clean. Large restrooms mostly attended too.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
LOTS of storage, more than any other ship balcony cabin. Shower much larger too.

Ship tip

Try it. It’s a game changer.

Ports of call

Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

2 out of 5
Came off a Princess Cruise & had 3 days prior to this cruise. Three days in Civitavecchia is 2 days too long. Did take the train direct to Rome one day to kill time. Not much to do here.

Livorno (Florence & Pisa), Italy

4 out of 5
Went to Pisa which was ok. You only need to see Tower once. Enjoyed walking around Livorno after excursion.

Toulon, France

3 out of 5
Just OK. Most excursions lasted many hours which we don’t like.

Palma De Mallorca, Balearic Islands

5 out of 5
Beautiful city. Took city tour & visited beautiful pearl “factory.”

Santa Cruz De Tenerife, Canary Islands

5 out of 5
Lovely city. Took wonderful HOHO bus & learned so much. Had a lovely outdoor lunch.

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida Did not visit port

Disembarked ship & went straight to airport. Been many times & love it though.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Very easy & well organized.
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