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Celebrity Equinox Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

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Review: 1
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Overall rating:

4 out of 5
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Celebrity Equinox

11 Night Southern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: November 05, 2018

Ship: Celebrity Equinox

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 9256

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

We missed the 1st 3 days of our cruise and we had a lot of rain but we made the best of it.

Embarkation

1 out of 5
N/A thanks to American Airlines we missed the ship in Miami

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Buffet and Main Dining served very good food

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5
A bit disappointed in the shows...good not great

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Our cabin steward Leevon, my favorite bar servers Curtis and Beatriz as well as our waiter Raken, assistant waiter Mary Jane and our Sommelier Fatma took very good care of us.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
The ships crew were always cleaning. The layout of the ship was easy to navigate.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Cabin was a good size and thanks to Leevon was always clean.

Ship tip

The ship was a bit more dated than I expected...the theater seats were horrible...luckily the shows were only 45 minutes each. She is in need of an overhaul.

Ports of call

Miami, Florida

4 out of 5
We did the city tour with lunch and drop off at the airport...nice tour and a Cuban lunch.

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

3 out of 5
We picked up the ship here thanks to American airlines we missed the embarkation in Miami...we hauled our luggage down the pier in the pouring rain...once on the ship we never got off.

Frederiksted, St. Croix, U.S.V.I.

3 out of 5
On and off rain...hired a van and did an island tour...pretty and we toured the Cruzan rum facility.

St. John's, Antigua

5 out of 5
on and off showers...hired a van and did an island tour...beautiful island

Bridgetown, Barbados

3 out of 5
rained most of the day...hired a van and did an island tour...more hurricane devastation

Castries, St. Lucia

5 out of 5
sunny most of the day...we did the whale watch excursion and we saw hundreds of whales! the were smaller pilot whales but it still was a great excursion!

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

3 out of 5
rained most of the day...hired a van for an island tour...I got my picture of a small plane coming in over the beach so I'm happy.

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
Because we did not go through customs in Miami on the way out we had to be the first off to go through customs at 6:30am. Only issue was we had to wait almost 2 hours for our excursion.
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