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Forum: Celebrity September 19th, 2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,520
Posted By cookie1207
Celebrity food is sure not special anymore.

The bean counters have once again reduced the quality and selection of dining room food on this class of Celebrity ships.

We also found the quality of service in the main dining room to be...
Forum: Holland America June 12th, 2010, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,473
Posted By cookie1207
We did the 16 day fall Trans Atlantic on Noordam...

We did the 16 day fall Trans Atlantic on Noordam and we were among the youngest aboard (mid 50's).
On most of the longer iten's HAL does attract a very senior crowd.
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines June 12th, 2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,506
Posted By cookie1207
I agree that Holland America beds are far...

I agree that Holland America beds are far superior to all the beds we have ever had on Princess ships.
Forum: Cunard April 26th, 2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,404
Posted By cookie1207
We love the QM2 and feel nothing beats her on the...

We love the QM2 and feel nothing beats her on the North Atlantic , but for the destination you are going to we have sailed Celebrity and feel it is very good for this type of sailing. We use the QM2...
Forum: Cunard November 10th, 2009, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By cookie1207
QM 2 What a special ship

Just returned last week from QM 2 crossing. This ship is truly amazing. We have done over 35 cruises and 2 QE 2 sailings. By far we enjoyed this ship the best. She is just beautiful. Magnificent...
Forum: Celebrity September 14th, 2009, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By cookie1207
Celeb vs RCCL w/kids

If you kids are are 15,16 years old they will be fine on Celebrity. My kids have done 6 cruises on Celebrity and 2 on Royal Caribbean. They so much like the food better on Celebrity that they perfer...
Forum: Celebrity July 8th, 2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,478
Posted By cookie1207
Bookings are quite good for most cruise lines,...

Bookings are quite good for most cruise lines, problem is the pricing is very week. (in order to fill the ships). My concern is that budget cuts have really hurt the food allowance and staffing...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines July 4th, 2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 646
Posted By cookie1207
By the way, the balcony cabins are rather small...

By the way, the balcony cabins are rather small and narrow but very private on the Sea Princess. We love the privacy they offer on this ship.
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines July 4th, 2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 646
Posted By cookie1207
Depending on where you are cruising we usually do...

Depending on where you are cruising we usually do a balcony except hot climates like the Caribbean or Panama Canal.
Forum: Celebrity July 4th, 2009, 03:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,469
Posted By cookie1207
We also like the Century very much and it is our...

We also like the Century very much and it is our second favorite ship in the Celebrity fleet.
We will be doing a fall 2010 TA on the Eclipse next year. We would rather do it on a century class ship...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines July 3rd, 2009, 12:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 719
Posted By cookie1207
World cruise sounds great, but not sure we would...

World cruise sounds great, but not sure we would do it on the Pacific Princess. Did QE2 a few years ago.
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines June 5th, 2009, 11:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,088
Posted By cookie1207
Celebrity staff and crew ratio to passengers are...

Celebrity staff and crew ratio to passengers are much higher than Princess.(ie more staff per passengers than any "regular" cruise line.) This includes:Carnival, HAL,NCL,Costa,RCL,Princess,Disney
...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines May 30th, 2009, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,826
Posted By cookie1207
Much perfer the crew and staff on RCI vs...

Much perfer the crew and staff on RCI vs Princess. Celebrity beats both of them and has higher staffing levels. Give them a try.
Forum: Costa May 30th, 2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,907
Posted By cookie1207
We are big non-smokers and have noticed that...

We are big non-smokers and have noticed that Costa ships to seem to attract more than there share of smokers.(mostly Europeans).
Over the years we have sailed many of the (older)ships in the fleet...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines May 30th, 2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,408
Posted By cookie1207
If you have never been to Acadia National Park in...

If you have never been to Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor it makes for a nice shore excursion. Some of the views from the mountian top are very nice and worth the trip.
Forum: Celebrity May 30th, 2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By cookie1207
I would consider Celebrity before Princess again...

I would consider Celebrity before Princess again to Alaska. Have done both to Alaska many times.
(food is better and more staff on Celebrity vs Princess)

The only ship we sail on Princess to...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines May 23rd, 2009, 12:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,088
Posted By cookie1207
Couldn't disagree more with you, after 13...

Couldn't disagree more with you, after 13 Princess cruises we feel staff /officers are better on RCL.
Forum: Celebrity May 23rd, 2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,491
Posted By cookie1207
The original question is Infinity vs Mercury, not...

The original question is Infinity vs Mercury, not M class vs Century class vessels.
Still, after 6 Mercury cruises and 3 Infinity sailings we would book Mercury.
Forum: Celebrity May 18th, 2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,716
Posted By cookie1207
The Merciry is our very favorite ship of the...

The Merciry is our very favorite ship of the Celebrity fleet. We too like the smaller ships in the 70,000 ton range.
Forum: Celebrity May 16th, 2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,716
Posted By cookie1207
Mercury drydock in April 2010

I noticed the deck plan is changing for the Mercury as of April 19 2010. I am wondering if she is goin into drydock April 10-19 2010. We are booked on her for Sept 2010 for a 12 night Alaska to San...
Forum: Celebrity May 16th, 2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,491
Posted By cookie1207
Infinity is newer but the crew or staff on...

Infinity is newer but the crew or staff on Mercury has always been better than Infinity crew.
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines May 11th, 2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,773
Posted By cookie1207
Princess Staff

I just read another very negitive review of the staff on the Grand Princess.(on another website) The cruiser was doing a TransAtlantic and indicated they would not sail her agian.
This staff issue...
Forum: Celebrity May 9th, 2009, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,007
Posted By cookie1207
Infinity- negitive comments

We are long time Celebirty fans. We find the Infinity our least favorite ship in the fleet. We can't put our finger on it but the last two times we sailed her we just didn't enjoy the cruise as...
Forum: Celebrity May 5th, 2009, 12:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,579
Posted By cookie1207
Celebrity

Celebrity is not perfect by any means, but it sure beats Carnival, Costa, Cunard,NCL, Princess and Royal Caribbean in both food quality and overall service (IMHO).

I've been sailing all these...
Forum: Celebrity May 1st, 2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 497
Posted By cookie1207
Sunset veranda cabins-Mercury

Has anyone sailed this catagory of cabins on the Mercury. I expect the cabin to have vibration as any of the aft cabins on the Mercury do have vibrattion issues. I know the cabin is about 25 feet...
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