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Celebrity Summit Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

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7 Night Southern Caribbean (San Juan Roundtrip)
Sail Date: March 08, 2008
Ship: Celebrity Summit
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 9 years ago
I recently sailed (March 2008) on the Celebrity Summit through the southern Caribbean. It was my first cruise with Celebrity and I will defiantly cruise with them again. The Summit was a fabulous ship, well kept, and easy to navigate for a first timer. I had a balcony room that was very clean and well laid out. The only spot of trouble on our voyage was a power outage while in Bonaire for an hour. The power outage was much less disruptive than it could have been since our captain had managed to dock us even though we were scheduled to tender into Bonaire. The staff handled the disruption with good humor and grace and ensured that the inconvenience to the passengers was as minor as possible. The only snags were waiting in line to re-board the ship while we were manually checked in after our excursions and delaying dinner for an hour. The Summit is scheduled to go into dry-dock in a few weeks for significant maintenance and refreshing so this should not be an issue in the future. The enormous Spa on board is a great feature. The Spa caf has great healthy food choices and the adult only pool is a peaceful oasis. The spa treatments were lovely, however, be prepared for a hard sell on the products by the clinicians.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Did not try the specialty restaurant. Dining room has fabulous service. Many food options.

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Truly the friendliest staff afloat.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Easy to navigate.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Had a balcony room. Good sized for a shipboard room with adequate closet space and storage in the bathroom. Everything was very clean although the bedspread and pillow sham covers looked a little tired. That should be fixed during the refurbishment at dry dock.
3 out of 5
Beautiful place, but island was devastated by Hurricane Ivan and much has not been rebuilt.
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Don't Miss: Scuba driving
5 out of 5

Don't Miss: Scuba diving

Pros: The ship and the friendly staff

Cons: The sales pitch at the end of the spa treatments.

Recommends Celebrity Summit? Yes!

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