Celebrity Silhouette Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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7+ cruises


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5 out of 5

The Best of the Solstice Class Ships so Far

Sail Date: March 23, 2014

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

Let me start by saying that my wife and I have been cruising since 1977 and have been on over 100 cruises.  This includes just about all the cruise lines. We switched to Celebrity a few years ago and have sailed on the Equinox and Eclipse.  Both were very good but the Silhouette is now our favorite. The other two ships were very nice but the Silhouette is even better.


The Hot Glass Show on the top deck has been replaced by the Lawn Club Grille.  The Glass show is nice but after you see it once, it is just wasted space.  The Lawn Club Grille can be enjoyed more than once and is a lot of fun.  The wine cellar has been improved. The bar has been removed and there is more space there.


The crew is very friendly and the service great.  The Captain was able to dock in Labadee even in very high seas and wind. And had the good sense to leave early when it became a little too rough.


We liked the Silhouette so much that we just booked another cruise on it for the Holidays.


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Ship Quality
Food and Dining
The Bistro On Five is well worth the extra $5 pp
Cabin / Stateroom
Service and Staff
Onboard Activities
Don't have Zumba class in the hot sun.
Destinations and Excursions
Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida
If you are flying home buy the ship's tour and drop off at the airport
Cozumel, Mexico
Good snorkeling
George Town, Grand Cayman
Swim with the Stinrays
Falmouth, Jamaica
Take the tours, port just a lot of shops.
Labadee (Cruiseline Private Island)
A big beach party with lots to do.


If you get the Classic Wine Package as a perk for booking, spend the extra $10 pp per day to upgrade to the Premium Package. Well worth it. Also, get water at the bars and put in your cabin frig.

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