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We sailed out of Miami on Saturday, April 6th. This was our 17th cruise. What is normally a short wait to board the ship, we waited in line for an hour and a half until we finally were able to board. Once on the ship, we were greeted with a glass of champagne and toured the ship which seemed to be ship shape even though it is headed for dry dock in early May. Our cabin number 8295 was a balcony. Jed, our room steward was the ultimate professional. My wife had previously broken her foot and Jed made sure that her ice bag was filled morning and night. The room was well-kept with plenty of storage and closet space. We saw a few shows and they were what you would have expected on a cruise ship. Although I thought the food choices to be somewhat limited, the service was impeccable. We had the late seating at table 218. Our Waiter, Dave B., Assistant Waiter Saroj and Sommelier Yan performed flawlessly, and catered to our every request with the utmost professionalism. Although we normally do not a need to deal with the Maitre D', my wife inquired about different vegetarian choices. Stipe Kozul, the Assistant Maitre D' made sure that my wife received an excellent Indian dish the following nights. He stopped at our table numerous times throughout the cruise and catered to our other requests. We enjoyed his professionalism, hometown stories and his great sense of humor. (I'm sure his wife in Italy now knows too!) On sea days, don't forgot to grab a burger or hot dog at the upper pool deck grill........delicious! Most of our group of 31 met every evening at the Martini Bar. Hector was the BEST bar waiter we ever had. A smile never wavered from his face and his service was top-notch! Since we've been to the Western Caribbean many times in the past, and with my wife's broken foot, we stayed aboard ship with the exception of Key West. She needed to pick up new "Cat Shirts" at the Hemingway House. We also purchased some street art and had lunch at "The Blue Macaw." the Bloody Mary's were spicy and delicious! All-in-all a great cruise with great friends!

Great Service......

Celebrity Equinox Cruise Review by Steve C.

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We sailed out of Miami on Saturday, April 6th. This was our 17th cruise. What is normally a short wait to board the ship, we waited in line for an hour and a half until we finally were able to board. Once on the ship, we were greeted with a glass of champagne and toured the ship which seemed to be ship shape even though it is headed for dry dock in early May. Our cabin number 8295 was a balcony. Jed, our room steward was the ultimate professional. My wife had previously broken her foot and Jed made sure that her ice bag was filled morning and night. The room was well-kept with plenty of storage and closet space.

We saw a few shows and they were what you would have expected on a cruise ship.

Although I thought the food choices to be somewhat limited, the service was impeccable.

We had the late seating at table 218. Our Waiter, Dave B., Assistant Waiter Saroj and Sommelier Yan performed flawlessly, and catered to our every request with the utmost professionalism. Although we normally do not a need to deal with the Maitre D', my wife inquired about different vegetarian choices. Stipe Kozul, the Assistant Maitre D' made sure that my wife received an excellent Indian dish the following nights. He stopped at our table numerous times throughout the cruise and catered to our other requests. We enjoyed his professionalism, hometown stories and his great sense of humor. (I'm sure his wife in Italy now knows too!)

On sea days, don't forgot to grab a burger or hot dog at the upper pool deck grill........delicious!

Most of our group of 31 met every evening at the Martini Bar. Hector was the BEST bar waiter we ever had. A smile never wavered from his face and his service was top-notch!

Since we've been to the Western Caribbean many times in the past, and with my wife's broken foot, we stayed aboard ship with the exception of Key West. She needed to pick up new "Cat Shirts" at the Hemingway House. We also purchased some street art and had lunch at "The Blue Macaw." the Bloody Mary's were spicy and delicious!

All-in-all a great cruise with great friends!
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