What sets Celebrity apart from other vacation choices today is the cruise line's passionate dedication to providing guests with a cruise experience that exceeds expectations. This extraordinary performance level has become the definition of Celebrity Cruises, and has set the worldwide standard for today's expression of what first made cruising famous -- high quality, superior design, spacious accommodations, grand style, attentive service and exceptional cuisine.
The excellence of Celebrity's existing cruise product continues with the cruise line's Millennium-class ships, which embody even greater technical achievement and meaningful innovation, while retaining the distinctive style, sophistication and service elements that have become the hallmark of a Celebrity cruise.
Our exceptional level of personal service, award-winning cuisine, world-famous amenities and accommodations that are the most spacious at sea, not only ensure an unforgettable cruise experience, but forge a lasting relationship between ourselves and our guests.
It's no surprise then that Celebrity guests and the travel press, such as Condé Nast Traveler, consistently rate Celebrity Cruises as one of the world's finest cruise lines. Experience for yourself what sets Celebrity apart.
Let Celebrity tantalize your palate with award-winning cuisine. Prepared by world-renowned chefs, culinary delights are made from scratch using only the finest, fresh ingredients.
From casual eateries like the AquaSpa Café serving light, healthy fare to specialty restaurants where meals are prepared tableside, there are choices sure to please those with even the most discerning tastes.
Enjoy indoor dining in our smoke-free environments or outdoor dining poolside. Aboard Celebrity, the choice is yours.
As you enter Celebrity's main dining room, crystal glasses, exquisite china and gleaming silverware shine in anticipation. A dramatic setting for any meal, this elegant dining room features an endless array of cuisine including breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Perfectly presented and incredibly delicious, Celebrity cuisine is not only abundant, it is prepared following the highest culinary standards.
On a Celebrity ship, casual dining is just as special and enjoyable as formal dining. While casual dining may include a relaxing poolside grill, the Sushi café or complimentary 24-hour room service, the experience, flavor and attention to detail remain unmatched.
When you opt for a casual-dining setting, a casual dress code applies.
Casual Dining Restaurant
Enjoy the same world-class cuisine Celebrity is known for in a more relaxed environment. You'll find yourself going back for more - but remember to save room for dessert. You'll find delectable treats you won't want to miss.
Let your cravings go wild. Order up a pizza of your choice. Grab a burger and fries or pasta dish in a relaxed, poolside environment serving lunch and dinner.
At night, dive into your favorite fresh sushi choices at the Sushi Café. From California Rolls to Nigiri, enjoy the delicious flavor and colorful form of this Japanese culinary art.
Nestled near the Thalassotherapy Pool*, the AquaSpa Café serves a light and healthy cuisine from breakfast until evening. Tranquility permeates the atmosphere lending to a fulfilling casual dining experience.
Thalassotherapy Pool is not available onboard Zenith or Century.
Cova® Café di Milano
Relax while enjoying a cappuccino and a European pastry with a friend at the Cova Café. Featuring Cova liqueurs, chocolates, and fresh pastries, this jewel offers a scrumptious taste of decadence.
*Available on Millennium-class ships only
When preparation moves from kitchen to tableside, the meal is transformed into a finely-orchestrated performance. So it is with Celebrity's specialty restaurants located on our Millennium-class ships.
Reminiscent of ocean liners of the past, these distinctively elegant restaurants offer a dining experience like no other at sea. Savor thefive-course menu creations prepared tableside with a medley of aromatic ingredients. Relish the timeless ambiance of an intimate dine-in wine cellar. Each restaurant is equally spectacular offering its own taste of history and unparalleled service.
Proper dining attire is required and per person cover charge applies.
Murano Restaurant onboard Century
Adorned with magnificent chandeliers handcrafted of radiant Murano glass, the Century's "Murano" specialty restaurant, named for the island of Murano near Venice, Italy, where glass-blowing has been a fine art and tradition since the 13th century, is reminiscent of the subtle charm and timeless beauty of one of the world's most romantic cities.
A hand-painted mural at the end of the 66-seat venue displays whimsical silhouettes depicting an enchanting tale of travel and adventure, while a large, round granite medallion composed of jewel-toned stone resembles the antique paving of medieval European cities and creates the feeling of an Italian piazza.
The menu, cuisine and service for Murano will follow the celebrated style of Celebrity's Millennium-class specialty restaurants, which presented the industry's first tableside cooking, carving and flambé and will feature delectable menu selections such as Saltimbocca Alla Romana and Steak Diane.
The RMS Olympic Restaurant aboard Millennium
Entering transatlantic passenger service in 1911, the RMS Olympic embodied the opulence and grandeur historic ocean liners are known for. Asked to be of service in World War I, RMS Olympic earned the name "Old Reliable" for her wartime heroics.
The RMS Olympic Restaurant transports guests back in time where they can marvel at original paneling from the RMS Olympic while they savor the rich, creamy flavor of Goat Cheese Soufflé with Tomato Coulis complemented by a glass of vintage sauvignon blanc.
Featuring tableside service, a demonstration kitchen and a dine-in wine cellar, the RMS Olympic Restaurant provides a classic taste of luxury, elegance and culinary delight.
SS United States Restaurant aboard Infinity
Establishing a new speed record for transatlantic crossing in 1952, the SS United States made its mark in history. Its namesake, the SS United States Restaurant, makes its mark upon Celebrity guests with its exquisite décor - featuring actual glass panels from the original ship - and tantalizing cuisine.
An entrée first served in the dining room onboard the original SS United States is prepared for twenty-first century guests. Roast Long Island Duckling a l'Orange Stuffed with Fruit is just one of a host of intriguing menu selections diners will savor in this Specialty Restaurant.
SS Normandie Restaurant aboard Summit
Furnished with outstanding art deco fittings by the era's best-known French designers, the SS Normandie was considered the ultimate ocean liner of her day. Winning the prestigious Blue Riband award for speed in North Atlantic crossings five times over, she was the first ocean liner to exceed 1,000 feet.
Summit's Normandie Restaurant provides guests with an elegant, alternative dining experience with menu selections inspired by the Normandy region of France, such as Flambéed Scampi flamed in Armagnac accompanied by a 1999 Chassagne Montrachet Chardonnay.
Ocean Liners Restaurant aboard Constellation
Heralding the inception of Art Deco design into shipbuilding, the Ile de France launched a new era in 1927. Her design combining European tradition and modern décor is reflected in the Ocean Liners Restaurant. Showcasing a number of rare artifacts, this unique restaurant will whisk you back in time to an age of post-war jubilance and glamorous innovation.
Dining in the style of the great transatlantic passenger ships of the mid-twentieth century, guests enjoy such delicacies as Rack of Lamb en Croute complemented by a vintage burgundy.
Perhaps a day of kayaking, shopping or golfing has you feeling pleasantly languid - or was it the afternoon spent relaxing with a novel that has you so serene? Either way, when you're in the mood to relax and dine in the comfort of your stateroom, Celebrity offers complimentary 24-hour in-stateroom dining. Count on the same personal service and delicious cuisine you've come to expect from Celebrity.
Select from zesty soups, fresh salads, gourmet sandwiches, pizzas and desserts on the room-service menu. Should you decide to dine-in during restaurant luncheon and dinner hours, enjoy your selection from the restaurant menu. Simply request the menus of the day from your butler or stateroom attendant.
Morning meals include Continental breakfast served, on request, in your stateroom between 6:30am and 10:00am. Full breakfast is served between 7:30am and 10:00am.
PROPER DINING ATTIRE:
A delightful break from the ordinary, dining aboard Celebrity is a true taste of luxury. Whether dining at an intimate table for two or an elaborate table for many, appropriate attire is part of the overall ambience.
Evening Dress Codes
Celebrity's evening dress codes include three types: formal, casual and informal. The daily program, delivered to your stateroom and available at the Guest Relations Desk, will be your guide to the appropriate evening attire.
Formal Night Attire
Ladies: Evening gown or fancy dress
Gentlemen: Tuxedo, dinner jacket or dark suit
Informal Night Attire
Ladies: Informal dress or pants and blouse
Gentlemen: Jacket and tie with slacks
Casual Night Attire
Ladies: Pantsuit or sporty outfit
Gentlemen: Sport shirt and slacks
Dining in jeans detracts from the overall ambience and is therefore not allowed in the main dining room after 6:00pm.
Evening dress codes apply to both main restaurant dining as well as specialty restaurant dining*.
Dining options abound aboard Celebrity. For breakfast and lunch, jeans, shorts and casual daywear are allowed in all dining venues before 6:00pm. After 6:00pm, this attire is allowed only in casual restaurants and cafés.
Formal evenings call for formal attire. Arrange for tailored, elegant formalwear to be delivered directly to your stateroom with Cruiseline Formalwear. With an elegant line of eveningwear for ladies and classic, stylish formalwear for men, you'll look as famous as you feel. To order, visit www.cruiselineformal.com
Celebrity Cruises' elegant, formal evenings include the Captain's Welcome Cocktail Party and Dinner, the Captain's Farewell Dinner, and a third or fourth "formal" night for those cruises sailing more than seven nights. Eveningwear should be planned for according to the length of your cruise. The following schedule outlines the number of formal nights you'll enjoy:
Cruise length Casual Informal Formal
4-night 2 1 1
6-night 2 1 1
7-night 3 2 2
9-night 4 2 3
10-night 5 2 3
11-night 5 3 3
12-night 6 3 3
14-night 7 4 3
*Available on Millennium class ships, Journey class ships, and Century.
|Meal||Normal Sitting||Late Sitting|
|Sunrise Buffet||6.30am to 7.00am|
|Breakfast Buffet||7.30am to 10.00am|
|Bouillon/Coffee||10.30am to 11.00am|
|Luncheon Buffet||12.00pm to 2.00pm|
|Gourmet Pizza Service||3.00pm to 7.00pm|
|Afternoon Tea||4.00pm to 5.00pm|
|Frozen Yogurt||4.00pm to 6.00pm|
|Gourmet Pizza Service||10.00pm to 1.00am|
|Mdnight Buffet||12.00am to 1.00am|
For your convenience, gratuities will automatically be added for your restaurant and stateroom services to your onboard Seapass account on a daily basis in the following amounts, which may be adjusted at your discretion:
Standard staterooms - US$12.00 to US$12.95
Concierge Class and AquaClass staterooms - US$12.50 to US$13.45
Suite Class -- US$15.50 to US$16.45
Beverage Service personnel are acknowledged with a 15% service charge which will be automatically added to the bill.
*Please note that gratuities may be shared with other crew members depending on the particular service requirement.
Please note that these two ships have limited Childrens facilities. Expedition does not offer a dedicated childrens program and Solstice offers the Fun Factory and X Club
Our award-winning cruise experience is designed for all ages and interests. Most programs are geared to specific age groups and supervised by experienced youth staff members.
* Toddler Time for kids under 3
* Fun Factory for kids 3-11
* X Club for teens
* A variety of activities across the ship for all ages
Toddler time allows parents and toddlers to interact with other children their age. and toys suitable for this age group. In accordance with USPH standards, each ship offers lavatory-based changing tables and baby wipes. Parents/guardians must accompany their child during Toddler Time and toddlers do not need to be potty trained. Available during select times each day.
Activities, arranged by age group, are available 9AM-10PM every day. Kids can participate in exciting games, sports, crafts, music, karaoke, treasure hunts, theme parties, movies and more.
* ShipmatesSM (Ages 3-5): Shipmates must be completely, independently toilet-trained and diaper/pull-up free. Exceptions cannot be made. Shipmates must be signed in and out of the program by an adult age 18 or over who knows the child's password.
* CadetsSM (Ages 6-8): Cadets must be signed in and out of the program by an adult age 18 or over who knows the child's password.
* EnsignsSM (Ages 9-11): Based in the Fun Factory, but frequently use other venues throughout the ship. Ensigns sign themselves in/out of programs until 10PM, unless otherwise indicated on their Parental Consent Form. After 10PM, Ensigns require an adult to sign them out.
For young adults, Celebrity offers the ultimate hangout place for teens, featuring social activities, the newest gaming consoles and titles, sports activities, even teens-only late night dances. All activities are hosted and supervised by Youth Counselors. All very cool.
We offer additional services to accommodate families while the ship is in port and during the evenings for a fee of US$6 per hour.
Lunch Party: Port days only from 12PM-2PM. Children dine with Youth Staff on the Lido Deck, then carry on into afternoon activities. Pre-registration required before 11:45AM.
Dinner Party: Every evening from 5PM-7PM. Children start out in the Fun Factory from 5PM-6PM, then dine with Youth Staff at 6PM on the Lido Deck, then carry on into evening activities. Pre-registration required before 5:45PM.
Slumber Party: Every evening from 10PM-1AM, children ages 3-11 can Slumber or Party depending on needs and choices. Ends promptly at 1AM. At 1AM, an immediate $US20 late fee will be charged. After 2AM, a US$25/hr. late fee will apply.
Celebrity's V.I.P Pass is a unique opportunity for your child to have unlimited access to all program activities. The one time V.I.P Pass fee offers families over a 40% savings off the cost of individual Lunch, Dinner, and Slumber parties. In addition, V.I.P Pass holders are the only children who will be given special goodie bags and have access to exclusive experiences like a behind-the-scenes ship tour. An additional charge applies.
Parents, enjoy a night out. Use our babysitting services, in both the Fun Factory and in individual staterooms. For a fee of US$6 per hour per child, children ages 3-11 can participate in the Afternoon Party from noon-2PM on port days and/or the evening Slumber Party from 10PM-1AM. For a fee of US$19 per hour, for up to three children within the same family, parents can arrange for a private, in-stateroom babysitter, subject to availability. Children must be 12 months or older to be eligible for in-stateroom babysitting. Please arrange 24 hours in advance.
Private in-stateroom babysitting is open to children 12 months and older for a nominal fee of US$19/hr. for up to three children from the same family. Requests must be made 24 hours in advance through Guest Relations. Availability for this service is limited and operates on a first come, first served basis. Subject to personnel availability.
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