A ship without a port to go to (for a few hours.)

Celebrity Millennium Cruise Review to Other (Asia/Africa/Middle East)

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 10

Overall rating:

4.8 out of 5
Celebrity Millennium

13 Night Japanese Explorer (Tokyo Roundtrip)

Sail date: September 30, 2018

Ship: Celebrity Millennium

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 7176

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

I want to commend Celebrity Cruise Line and the crew of the Millennium for dealing with the two (2) typhoons which played havoc with our scheduled ports of call. We did not make it to Hiroshima, Hakodate or Aomori but we did go to Nagasaki (which was not one of the scheduled ports of call. Capt. Alex is very professional and personable and has a good sense of humor.

Embarkation

3 out of 5
Chaotic (due to 1 day delay boarding because of a typhoon). Everyone did their best to accomodate.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Metropolitan Restaurant

5 out of 5

We didn't care for some of the food selections (the sirloin steaks were poor quality.) However, overall the food was very good. Our dining room attendants, Ardian and Santika, were top notch. They were very personable and professional and made our evening dining experience something to look forward to.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Because the Millennium is an older ship, it lacks some of the amenities found on newer ships. We did not use the pools, but that was our fault. However, we did make use of the fitness center.

Entertainment

4 out of 5
I think the typhoons probably interrupted some of the scheduled entertainment, but most of the shows were pretty good.

Children's Programs

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
The ship is showing it's age, but that's understandable.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship tip

Don't pay extra for the WiFi package. Does not work well.

Ports of call

Yokohama (Tokyo), Japan

5 out of 5

Shimizu, Japan

5 out of 5

Kobe (Kyoto), Japan

5 out of 5

Kochi, Japan

5 out of 5

Hiroshima, Japan Did not visit port

Busan (Pusan), South Korea

5 out of 5

Hakodate, Japan Did not visit port

Aomori, Japan Did not visit port

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
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