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Celebrity Silhouette Cruise Review to Europe - Northern Europe

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall rating:

4.1 out of 5
Celebrity Silhouette

14 Night Scandinavia & Russia (Southampton Roundtrip)

Sail date: June 02, 2019

Ship: Celebrity Silhouette

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 9223

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Excellent cruise, with a good itinerary. We had excellent weather which helped. The city trips were good and St Petersburg tour was excellent. I would do this cruise again.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Easy peasy!

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Spotless, well managed and wonderful staff. Maybe menu could change more.

Main Dining Room

5 out of 5

Booking Staff Paola was excellent. Waiting staff were brilliant and helpful and friendly.

Oceanview Cafe and Bar

4 out of 5

Bit manic at times but the variety was good. Is there a better way of servicing drinks. Couldn’t catch staffs eye to order drinks.

Cafe al Bacio and Gelateria

4 out of 5

Al Basil was good but not the gelateria. The staff on this counter did not know that a captains club member got a free “1” gelato per cruise!! It was tiny and an embarrassment!

AquaSpa Cafe

3 out of 5

Adequate, needs more choice and drinks need topping up regularly

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5
Lovely Jacuzzis

Solarium

4 out of 5

Food space, beds tightly packed but pleasant. Only gripe is that people “booked “ their bed very early and seldom returned at all! Other people could have had their beds

Pool

4 out of 5

Nice pool, not very big but adequate.

Entertainment

4 out of 5
Good variety. We enjoyed the more English entertainers as the last 2 cruises we have been on were American entertainers and not very good. Thought the entertainment manager was excellent.

Sky Observation Lounge

3 out of 5

Nice space and views but the daily quizzes were in here and people were still taking up seats so participants had to rest on sides to write. Not the best area for this

Celebrity Theater

4 out of 5

This was okay nothing special to say about it

Children's Programs

No children

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
What can you say! Perfect as always!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Spotless!

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Good size, good bed and linen, nice bathroom, good balcony.

Ship tip

Choose your cabin carefully

Ports of call

Southampton (London), England

1 out of 5
We joined here

Copenhagen, Denmark

4 out of 5
Ok, yes did city tour

Tallinn, Estonia

4 out of 5
Ok, did city tour, but walk into old town if we go again

St. Petersburg, Russian Federation

5 out of 5
Good, did 1 and a half day excursion. Very good, would love to revisit. Our guide Frieda was excellent and the lunch was good too.

Helsinki, Finland

2 out of 5
Good. Wouldn’t go back as we did not find anything of interest

Nynashamn (Stockholm), Sweden

5 out of 5
Logo. Lovely city, good city tour. Nice cafe for Fika and good guide.

Warnemunde (Berlin), Germany

5 out of 5
Good. Stayed in Warnemunde and wasn’t disappointed. Beautiful town. Would go back.

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
Without incident
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