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Celebrity Equinox Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 28

Overall rating:

4.9 out of 5
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Celebrity Equinox

7 Night Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: July 30, 2017

Ship: Celebrity Equinox

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 1536

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

This was our first time travelling with our family and we enjoyed it tremendously. The overall experience was wonderful and the staff were all friendly and very helpful and most importantly the ship was very clean. I would recommend to friends and family to take a cruise on the Equinox.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Easy and fast service

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
The atmosphere in the specialty restaurants were appropriate. The dining rooms and the buffet areas were clean. The service staff were all helpful, friendly and courteous.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
The activities on the ship were fun. The pools were too crowded.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
The performers for all the shows were fantastic, especially the comedian A.J. Jamal.

Children's Programs

4 out of 5
They enjoyed the activities on the ship. The arcade was somewhat small.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Our waiter Sudarna and his assistant Ivan were very courteous and very friendly. Our room steward, Sim was very nice, polite, and always looking out for us.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
The crew did a fantastic job of keeping the ship clean, especially in the outside cabin bathrooms.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
The room was clean and comfortable.

Ship tip

Book excursions early if you plan on taking excursion through the cruise. Most of the excursions for Grand Cayman were sold out, especially if traveling with a big group (we had 13 of us).

Ports of call

Miami, Florida

4 out of 5
Did not spend too much time in the port of Miami. Only did a tour of the city and visited outdoor shops and restaurants.

Key West, Florida

5 out of 5
Other than the showers and humidity, we had a good time in Key West. We rode on jet skis and went shopping.

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

5 out of 5
Costa Maya was a nice little place. We went on a private tour to the Chacchoben ruins and spent some time on the beach.

Cozumel, Mexico

5 out of 5
Lots to do in Cozumel. We went on an ATV excursion to Jade Caverns and snorkeling afterwards. The only unfortunate thing was that our tour guide for snorkeling did not speak English.

George Town, Grand Cayman

5 out of 5
Loved Grand Cayman. Did scuba diving. The time spent in the island was too short as we disembarked from the ship at 11:45a (due to the time waiting for the tendering) and returned at 4:30p. There was not enough time to do two exursions or do some shopping.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Very easy and fast as we took care of our accounts the previous night. Only problem is the number of elevators (too few).
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