Celebrity didn’t live up to the hype

Celebrity Solstice Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 4
Helpful Votes: 39

Overall rating:

3.7 out of 5
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Celebrity Solstice

7 Night Alaska Tracy Arm Fjord (Seattle Roundtrip)

Sail date: August 24, 2018

Ship: Celebrity Solstice

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 3124

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

Not as great as an experience as I heard or expected.

Embarkation

5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Food was okay. Not as great as Celebrity says it is. Great dinner in Tucson specialty restaurant. Service is very good in MDR.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Small. Not enough storage space. Window nice size. TV was terrible! Bad interactive programming. Each days MDR menu not available. Screen was very pixelated. Bathroom small. Toilet more like child’s version. Shower nice. Couldn’t hear daily announcements. Room always kept clean. Mattress decent.

Ship tip

Don’t expect ANY ship to be as good as the cruise line tells you it is. Just because it’s expensive doesn’t mean it’s going to be incredible.

Ports of call

Seattle, Washington

4 out of 5

Ketchikan, Alaska

4 out of 5

Juneau, Alaska

3 out of 5

Skagway, Alaska

3 out of 5

Victoria, British Columbia

2 out of 5
Not enough time in this port. Don’t know why they tried to cram it in the schedule. We got released to go into the port at 6pm had to leave at 11:30 pm and get up 7am to disembark. Okay if you’re not in the older generation.

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
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