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Celebrity Solstice Cruise Review to Coastal - West Coast

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Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 39

Overall rating:

3.4 out of 5
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Celebrity Solstice

Pacific Coastal

Sail date: September 14, 2018

Ship: Celebrity Solstice

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 3106

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Great itinerary! Astoria, Oregon surprised us because it was so interesting. We chose sites to see on our own. We would have liked a few more hours in San Francisco on our 2nd day there because we felt rushed. We went to Sonoma on our own the 1st day, had lunch in a lovely garden cafe, and walked over to Sebastiani Winery for a wine tasting. We took a ferry to Sausalito on the 2nd day and would have liked to spend more time there. Check the ferry schedule on line before you go to Sausalito. It probably would have been better to take an Uber from the ship because the shuttle to the ferry never came and we wasted time waiting for it. We took Celebrity’s excursion to Butchart Gardens in Victoria and it was beautiful, and the guide was very interesting. After we disembarked in Vancouver, we stayed at the Century Plaza for 2 days and did the dual pass Hop On, Hop Off Bus. Vancouver is a beautiful city and we saw a lot.

Embarkation

3 out of 5
We stood on line for close to an hour-and-a-half to embark.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

2 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
We loved line dancing and took 2 Zumba classes with Leo from Argentina, who was exuberant so much fun. Overall, there weren’t enough on board activities during the 2 days we spent at sea. We loved Silent Disco on the 2 nights when we didn’t have ports of call during the day.

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Children's Programs

Service and Staff

2 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship tip

The Solstice is a great ship, food was delicious, shows were wonderful, but there weren’t enough activities for days at sea.

Ports of call

Seattle, Washington

5 out of 5

Astoria, Oregon

1 out of 5

San Francisco, California

5 out of 5

Victoria, British Columbia

5 out of 5

Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia

2 out of 5

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
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