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Celebrity Solstice Cruise Review to South Pacific - Australia

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 3
Helpful Votes: 15

Overall rating:

4.3 out of 5
Celebrity Solstice

13 Night New Zealand (Sydney Roundtrip)

Sail date: January 25, 2020

Ship: Celebrity Solstice

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 9149

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Having sailed on the infinity last month this ship let us down on food in the main dining room. Not a patch on the chefs on the infinity.


5 out of 5
Can’t be faulted. Quick and efficient

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

2 out of 5
Main dining room food was mediocre at best. Specialty better but steak in Tuscan grill was very chewy.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


5 out of 5
Great variation of acts and performers over the 13 nights.

Children's Programs

No children

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Very polite and efficient without exception. Best captain ever, entertaining speeches.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Very good.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
All good except a bit tired and showing it’s age.

Ship tip

Book specialty dining or aqua/suite class

Ports of call

Sydney, Australia

5 out of 5
Great city

Cruise Milford Sound

5 out of 5
Great scenery

Cruise Doubtful Sound

5 out of 5
Great scenery

Cruise Dusky Sound

5 out of 5
Great scenery

Port Chalmers (Dunedin), New Zealand

5 out of 5

Akaroa, New Zealand

5 out of 5

Tauranga, New Zealand

5 out of 5

Auckland, New Zealand

5 out of 5

Bay Of Islands, New Zealand

5 out of 5


3 out of 5
Chaotic. Taxi rank closed and pouring with rain, hence got drowned!
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