Won't do it again

Celebrity Solstice Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 3
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall Rating:

2.0 out of 5
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7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)
Sail Date: May 30, 2010
Ship: Celebrity Solstice
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 7 years ago
Solstice -5-30 thru 6-6-10; This was our 7th cruise-and 1st on Celebrity-we are trying to find a line to be loyal to--we upgraded to Concierge level; the only thing this level is worth the extra charge, was the ease in embarkment but not disembankment-the female staff member there was RUDE and not in control of the passengers-we had the Valvet service( another extra charge and we were just ushered off with the rest of the people; not impressed with much; ship colors very calming, adult pool great and the covered lounge areas were great;buffet had a good layout but the food was just average-nothing out standing-won;t use Celebrity again!

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
staff was very poor could not keep pace with the job.waited for drinks,plates to be removed(most nights 15-20 minutes) between courses-sometimes never getting what we ordered-head Matre'd very condesending

Entertainment

1 out of 5
the Friday night show was different but other than that not much to say

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
Had a 13 old with our party and he really enjoyed the Teen Club. they seemed to have plenty to keep them interested in attending!

Service and Staff

1 out of 5
only one staff member was great and she(Treasa-9 th level) was not even our room steward always a smile and a Hello

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Over all the ship was pleasent, calming colors and spaces for sitting were all over the ship which made it comfortable to relax -sometimes away from the crow

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
paid extra for the upgrade to Conciege level-really not worth it; only true advantage was to boarding early and the easy of it.-
3 out of 5
Beach Break was good
1 out of 5
Beach Break was OK but didn't expect to be taken to a topless beach with childred in our party
1 out of 5
Waste of time is the Rum Factory-

Pros: The ship is beautiful, well laid out, rooms are decorated with calming colors,sitting areas all over the ship are great.

Cons: Dinning room service and food was terrible; senior staff was rude to both passengers and the lower rank staff!

Recommends Celebrity Solstice? No.

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