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Celebrity Reflection Cruise Review to Europe - Mediterranean
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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Celebrity Reflection

10 Night Eastern Mediterranean (Rome Roundtrip)

Sail Date: October 02, 2015

Ship: Celebrity Reflection

Cabin Type: Balcony

Cabin Number: 9382

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review Summary

It was a wonderful journey.  So many sites to see, experiences of a lifetime.  We meet great people from many countries, both staff & cruisers.  The local people were friendly & helpful.  Our Exclusive Shore Excursions were well run.  Guides & bus drivers took us safely around each port.  10-25 people in each tour, not too big, for a group to stay together.  They often provided us with headset/speakers to hear the guide, very helpful.  All the booking information was overwhelming, but easy once we arrived at port.  Pleasantly surprised boarding, & exiting for excursions & reboarding was very easy, smooth & friendly staff.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

Spacious, very clean, had everything we needed. Great design for space, flow & organization of your belongings. Shower was great. Balcony was enjoyed many times through out our journey. Great to check the weather & relax. Wonderful to have robes provided. Bed was comfortable. No hallway noise. Aft cabin I did hear the engines, when docking & felt the waves too much.

Ship Tip

If you get motion sickness, always book mid ship, mid deck, where you feel less movement. Confirm which Dinning room is included. Book ahead for the Opus, our just use the Buffet. Always plenty of lounge chairs on pool deck or a quieter area.

Ports Of Call

Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy Did not visit port

Stay overnight 1 or more nights before your cruise to get adjusted & see Rome.

Messina, Sicily

5 out of 5
Leather belts cheap.

Mykonos, Greece

5 out of 5
Safe for atv rental. Go to a beach

Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey

5 out of 5
Sales people a bit pushy, but barter. Great leather

Rhodes, Greece

5 out of 5
Lots of walking. Enjoy the beach. Excellent shopping.

Santorini, Greece

5 out of 5
Never run out of camera batteries. Scenery never forget it.

Piraeus (Athens), Greece

5 out of 5
Piraeus was amazing site. City huge & not appealing

Naples, Italy

3 out of 5
Hop on Hop off bus, was a tour with guide speaking. Many shops closed on Sunday
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