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This is our 4th time in Celebrity; 3rd time on Equinox. The ship has been upgraded some from our sailing imbalance April 2018. Very disappointed in the Blu Restaurant. In the past it has been a step above regular dining, but we have not found that to be the case this time. The food has been average and the menu has nothing new from a year ago. On the other hand the Tuscan Specialty Dining is top notch. Excellent service, delicious entrees and beautiful scenery overlooking the ocean on the rear of the ship. This is our 3rd day, hopefully things will improve in the Blu. By the way, Celebrity still makes you pay for internet which is ridiculous- you can get it free at Walmart- don’t know why upscale cruising company Celebrity can’t do the same for its patrons. HoHum with Celebrity this cruise- expected better from a cruise line which promotes luxury sailings.

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Celebrity Equinox Cruise Review by tboy58

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This is our 4th time in Celebrity; 3rd time on Equinox. The ship has been upgraded some from our sailing imbalance April 2018. Very disappointed in the Blu Restaurant. In the past it has been a step above regular dining, but we have not found that to be the case this time. The food has been average and the menu has nothing new from a year ago.

On the other hand the Tuscan Specialty Dining is top notch. Excellent service, delicious entrees and beautiful scenery overlooking the ocean on the rear of the ship.

This is our 3rd day, hopefully things will improve in the Blu. By the way, Celebrity still makes you pay for internet which is ridiculous- you can get it free at Walmart- don’t know why upscale cruising company Celebrity can’t do the same for its patrons. HoHum with Celebrity this cruise- expected better from a cruise line which promotes luxury sailings.
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Cabin Review

AquaClass
Cabin A1 1570
Upgraded, clean and modern.
Penthouse Deck Inside Cabins, Balcony Cabins, Suite Cabins

We are doing back to back on the Equinox. 2nd night of the 2nd week- another disappointing night in the BLU restaurant. The entrees were good but service was very slow. They apologized 4 times for the slow service.
It just seems the BLU dining experience has lost some of its luster. We chose the regular dining room for the last night of week 1 and the service was much better than what we experienced in the BLU. Of course there are a lot more people in the regular dining area but the entrees were excellent.
The ocean view cafe is always good and the staff are friendly and helpful.
Marten the Cruise Director is the best with high energy. He is very engaging.
Back to back transition was extremely smooth. Celebrity takes care of back to back cruisers- staff walked us through immigration. It was the quickest ever.
The Equinox is a beautiful ship and extremely clean. Our room steward is great!
Comedian last night for entertainment did the same jokes and lines that he did last week- somewhat disappointing. Surely he could come up with something else funny to say- guess not!
The Celebrity Team of singers and dancers are really good- same shows but so entertaining and talented.
The house bands are all excellent. Being from Nashville, we are accustomed to good music- so we have been pleasantly impressed with the Equinox music venues.
Ten days on the Equinox with four more to go! Other than the Blu Dining experience- the Celebrity has met and exceeded our expectations!