Celebrity Equinox Cruise Review by yobro24
- Sail Date: November 2018
- Destination: Eastern Caribbean
- Cabin Type: Deluxe Veranda
We chose Equinox because the reviews for this ship is consistently better than other ships (particularly P&O). Having now travelled on her I would summarise my thoughts as follows:
Food - Main Dining Room (which used almost exclusively for every meal). A high standard but no better or worse than any other cruise line we have been on. We only used the "canteen" a couple of times but rated it the best we had been to. Food was generally hot, great choice and it didn't feel caotic.
Entertainement - Not great. Having said that I should caveat the comment by saying that the shows were clearly geared for an American audience (and we are Brits). P&O provided a better variety of shows and the comedians were aimed at a British audience; so no surprise that we preferred it. I guess it can also depend on which week you are on the ship as to which acts are performing
Service - Very mixed but generally poorer that we have experienced with any other company. The best service we received was in the main dining room. The worst was the bar service. There was always a queue for drinks, with too few bar staff on duty. In addition, on other cruiselines, there have been waiters wondering around taking drinks orders (be it on the sun deck or in the theatre). On Equinox they were virtually non existant. The strangest one for us is that on everyother ship, our room attendant has always made themselves known and have even occasionally done the infamous towel sculptures. On this cruise our stewardess never introduced him or herself.
So our overall summary is that whilst we loved the layout of the ship, there wasn't anything that made us understand why Equinox rules the seas.
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