Celebrity Millennium overview
Whether it’s a wellness workout at the full-service Canyon Ranch Spa and Fitness Center or a one-of-a-kind small-plate dining experience at Qsine, Celebrity Millennium's amenities exemplify the line’s reputation for innovation and luxury. With its ocean-inspired decor and sparkling indoor pool, the soothing Solarium provides an adults-only oasis for relaxation any time of day, while passengers looking for high-stakes entertainment should hit the ship’s state-of-the-art, smoke-free Fortunes Casino for an evening of gambling. For the kids, Millennium’s Fun Factory program provides activities and entertainment for ages 3 to 11, and teens can enjoy supervised but independent socialization at the ship’s X-Club.
As the first ship to undergo the Celebrity Revolution modernization program, Celebrity Millennium was refurbished in February 2019 receiving a bow-to-stern upgrades. The transformation included new boutiques, redesigned staterooms, updated restaurants, and an enhanced spa area with exciting new features, such as a Turkish bath, salt therapy area, and an infrared sauna. The ship also received new suite-class amenities, including The Retreat Sundeck and The Retreat Lounge. To enhance connectivity, Millennium added advanced pervasive Xcelerate Wi-Fi throughout the vessel.
Itineraries and Departure Ports
Departing from Vancouver, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo, Singapore, and Seward, Alaska, Millennium is the ideal ship for cruisers who want to travel to exotic lands. Asian itineraries range from 10 to 14 nights and sail to a wide variety of regions, including China, Vietnam, and a transpacific Bering Sea and Japan cruise. Millennium’s specialty itineraries include a Japanese explorers’ cruise, with ports of call in Kobe, Hiroshima, Tokyo, and Mt. Fuji, and a Southeast Asia holidays cruise, which sails over Christmas and stops in Singapore, Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh, and Hong Kong. Millennium's Alaskan glacier cruises feature 7-night voyages through the Inside Passage, with ports of call in Juneau, Ketchikan, and Skagway.
With its selection of specialty restaurants, a full-service spa and fitness center, and a choice of exotic destinations, Celebrity Millennium is ideal for first-time cruisers looking to experience shipboard luxury at sea. Travelers who want a well-rounded first voyage will enjoy Millennium's traditional onboard activities, which include nightly stage performances, gambling at Fortunes Casino, and numerous unique bars and lounges.
You Should Know
Millennium aims for luxury and elegance and may not appeal to younger cruisers seeking high-octane activities. While the ship's selection of activities may have family appeal, the ship lacks the pulse-pounding amusement park-style attractions of many newer vessels.
Activities on Celebrity Millennium
Cruisers should have no trouble staying busy at sea on Celebrity Millennium. Travelers can stay active on the ship's fresh-air jogging track and top-deck basketball court, or relax poolside at the serene, adults-only Solarium. Avid shoppers will want to visit the ship’s Emporium, which has everything from sundries and Celebrity-themed merchandise to high-end Tahitian pearl jewelry. Among Millennium's choices for entertainment, select voyages offer exclusive performances by the American Ballet Theatre as well as dance classes for adults and children taught by troupe dancers. The ship also boasts a diverse selection of bars and lounges, including Cellar Masters wine bar and Rendezvous Lounge, where passengers can enjoy live entertainment every night.Ship Highlights
- Canyon Ranch Spa and Fitness Center
- Rendezvous Lounge featuring live music nightly
- Martini Bar and Crush
- iLounge computer lab featuring Apple computers
- Fortunes state-of-the-art casino
- Kids’ programs including X-Club teen disco and Fun Factory for ages 3 to 11
- Cellar Masters wine bar
- Three pools (including the adults-only Solarium) and six whirlpools
- Qsine innovative small-plate cuisine
- Fitness and relaxation classes
- Sushi on Five
- Open-air jogging track
- American Ballet Theatre performances on select cruises
During its recent renovation, Celebrity added 30 new staterooms to Millennium and redesigned all preexisting cabins. Passengers have a choice of interior, ocean-view, and balcony staterooms, and these newly renovated accommodations feature modernized bathrooms, comfortable cashmere mattresses, and luxurious eXhale bedding. Staterooms include interactive flat-screen televisions, which provide guest information, room service access, and a variety of Celebrity viewing channels. All rooms now boast secure digital-key access so passengers can rest easy.
Travelers can also choose one of the ship’s elegant suites, which come with perks such as personal butlers and preferred seating at onboard restaurants. Suite residents enjoy exclusive access to The Retreat’s upscale sundeck and lounge and Luminae, a private suite-class restaurant featuring signature dishes from Chef Daniel Boulud.
On Celebrity Millennium, passengers enjoy a wide selection of specialty restaurants, such as Sushi on Five, which features dishes inspired by the ship’s exotic destinations. Foodies seeking a unique dining experience should visit Qsine for an experimental culinary adventure, while cruisers who enjoy fresh, clean flavor profiles are sure to enjoy Blu’s inviting, modern aesthetic. For travelers with more traditional tastes, the ship’s upscale main dining room offers both classic and contemporary meals designed by a Michelin-starred chef. Millennium also has a private dining option for suite-class passengers at Luminae, a cutting-edge restaurant with menus that change daily.