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Celebrity Solstice Cruise Review to Europe - Mediterranean

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Experience: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
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12 Night Mediterranean (Barcelona Roundtrip)
Sail Date: October 23, 2011
Ship: Celebrity Solstice
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 6 years ago
Rated the best large ship for a reason.... it is! We thoroughly enjoyed our cruise, food, activities and excursions. The ports were all fabulous other than the port of Naples....however we were book on a shore excursion to Sorrento which picked up from this port and was wonderful. I see the cruise line is making some port changes coming up and includes Bari Italy, which I would have enjoyed seeing as my son in laws family originated from this city. Celebrity Solstice is a gem. The staff so welcoming and accommidating, the food, great quality and the excursions really a good value and out of the way villas arranged to show us their culture, olive oil and wine making production. Montenegro, and Croatia are beautiful as are Italy and France. I would highly recommend. We celebrated our 32 on the cruise and so enjoyed the entire adventure!

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
great selection and quality


5 out of 5
Cruise avtivities Director is awesome

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
they truly want to please....and they do!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
1076 was our room, great location, balcony mid ship on upper deck protected from noise with staterooms above and below
5 out of 5
Lots of people in St. Marks square and sopping prices better away from the square. Good food, quaint places near the square. See Trip Advisor.com
Don't Miss: Shore excursion. Murano glass. Got a great piece, beign sipped
5 out of 5
Tour to winery at a villa in Tuscania and beautiful views...
Don't Miss: sign up for excursions
5 out of 5
The entry into Montenegro is not to be missed and te town and shore excursions great. The fjords are breathtaking.
Don't Miss: Check the shore excursions, really great!
5 out of 5
We actually went to the nearby port of Toulon due to the high winds. This is near Marseille and offered the same shore excursions. We went to Cassis. A vacation resort that had carm
Don't Miss: The little stores had some great olive oil soap and herbs de prvence grinders that were unusual and cute.
1 out of 5
This is not a pretty port and the crime rate can be high there also.... however we went on to the shore excursion of Sorrento which is beautiful.
Don't Miss: Sign up for a shore excursion as Naples port area in walking distance is not desirable.
5 out of 5
Tuscany wine tour and views... :)
Don't Miss: again the shore excursions are great a a good value!
5 out of 5
grogrous, went on olive oil making tour at a private villa, fab!
Don't Miss: see above

Pros: The food, staff, accommodations, entertainment and shore excursion packages!

Cons: Naples

Recommends Celebrity Solstice? Yes!

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