Celebrity Eclipse

Celebrity Eclipse Review and Specifications

Specifications of Celebrity Eclipse

Year built2010  /  Age : 8
Flag state Malta
BuilderMeyer Werft (Papenburg, Germany)
ClassSolstice
Building costUSD 750 million
OwnerRoyal Caribbean Cruises Ltd
OperatorCelebrity Cruises
Speed24 kn / 44 kph / 28 mph
Length (LOA)317 m / 1040 ft
Beam (width)36 m / 118 ft
Gross Tonnage121878 gt
Passengers2850 - 3420
Crew1000
Passengers-to-space ratio36
Decks15
Cabins1425
Decks with cabins8
Last Refurbishment2015-2020
Christened byEmma Pontin

Current itinerary of Celebrity Eclipse

Celebrity Eclipse current cruise is 12 days, round-trip Italy & Greek Isles Cruise. The itinerary starts on 23 Sep, 2018 and ends on 05 Oct, 2018.

Date / TimePort
23 Sep      Departing from Barcelona, Spain   
24 Sep 07:00 - 17:00     Palma de Mallorca, Majorca Island, Spain   
26 Sep 07:00 - 18:00     Messina, Sicily, Italy   
28 Sep 07:00 - 18:00     Mykonos Island, Greece   
29 Sep 06:00 - 18:00     Piraeus, Athens, Greece   
30 Sep 07:00 - 18:00     Santorini Island, Greece   
01 Oct 07:00 - 17:00     Rhodes Island, Greece   
03 Oct 08:00 - 16:00     Valletta, Malta   
05 Oct      Arriving in Barcelona, Spain   

Review of Celebrity Eclipse

Launched in 2010, Celebrity Eclipse is the 3rd of the Solstice-class Celebrity cruise ships, together with Equinox, Silhouette, Solstice and Reflection. Celebrity Cruises Eclipse ship is scheduled for "Celebrity Revolution" drydock refurbishment on April 1, 2020.

History - construction and ownership

Celebrity Cruises line was founded in 1988 as the Greece-based Chandris Line (cruise shipping operations between 1974-1996). In 1997, Royal Caribbean International (RCI) merged with "Celebrity Cruises Ltd" to become "Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd" (RCCL). The "Χ" on ship funnels is the Greek letter chi (standing for "Chandris"). Common features of Celebrity Cruises ships include aft located glass-walled dining rooms, signature alternate dining venues, bars and lounges, spacious Atrium lobby areas, large number of balcony staterooms, large sundecks with swimming pools, The Retreat (adults-only sundeck with full-size swimming pool, Jacuzzi, cabanas, poolside full bar service). Rooftop Terrace (top-deck outdoor lounge-restaurant-cinema), large Spa (with Thermal Suites), premium retail shops selling top-brand merchandise.

Celebrity Cruises Solstice-class ship model (Eclipse., Equinox, Silhouette, Solstice, Reflection)

The 121,878-ton, 2,850-passenger cruise ship Celebrity Eclipse is the 3rd Solstice-class vessel, preceded by Celebrity Equinox and Celebrity Solstice, considered to be the most environment-friendly in the world, with photovoltaic system, optimized hull design, efficient lighting system and hull coatings – innovations, which save 30% more energy. Celebrity Eclipse went into dry dock in April 2015, and came out in May with new features: the Cellar Masters wine bar became the Gastrobar, serving 40 and even more craft beers. Passengers are now able to order drink and food on iPads. A frozen drink bar, the Slush, was added to the pool area. The American-style casino became more British with twelve British-themed slot machines. Eclipse also boasts a private photo studio.

Celebrity Cruises Solstice-class ship model (Eclipse., Equinox, Silhouette, Solstice, Reflection)

Cruise itinerary program

Celebrity Eclipse itinerary program is based on Southern Caribbean cruises with departures from Miami FL. Eclipse also operates in Europe on Canary Islands and Baltic Sea sailings from Southampton, with Transatlantic repositioning crossings.

Celebrity Cruises Eclipse ship was the first large liner homeport'ed in Dublin Ireland. The roundtrip program (May through June, 2018) started on April 29 with a 10-day inaugural cruise to ports in Ireland and Iceland (Belfast, Reykjavik, Akureyri, Lerwick / Shetland Island, Cobh-Cork). Also from Dublin were visited Norwegian Fjords - 8-day itinerary to Bergen, Skjolden, Geiranger, Alesund, and Lerwick).

Cabins

Most Celebrity Eclipse staterooms are 195-sq.foot Balcony rooms (1145). 85% of ship's accommodations have private balcony views. There are a total of 1426 staterooms in 30 categories. 30 are the wheelchair accessible rooms, 66 are the Suites. The largest aboard Celebrity Eclipse are the Penthouse Suites (1290 ft2).

Shipboard dining options - Food and Drinks

There are various restaurants to choose from. The multiple dining events include the Moonlight Sonata (MDR), BLU (offering exclusive dining to guests in Aqua Class), Cafe al Bacio, Oceanview Cafe, Mast Grill, the Continental, Murano and Tuscan Grille. The Qsine, a new specialty dining venue, was also introduced on Celebrity Eclipse. It offers remarkable and famous dishes from around the world.

Celebrity Eclipse cruise ship

Follows the complete list of Celebrity Eclipse restaurants and food bars.

  • Murano (78-seats specialty restaurant, reservations only; with French cuisine, Five Senses tasting menu, Champagne High Tea Time; with Demonstration Kitchen for live cooking shows; also features the Wine Cellar annex)
  • Moonlight Sonata Restaurant (1,402-seat aft Dining Room, with open seating Breakfast 8:00-9:30 a.m., Lunch 12:00-1:30 p.m., Afternoon Tea 4:00-5:00 p.m., and two fixed Dinner seatings - at 6:00 and 8:30 p.m., or “My Time Dining”)
  • Bistro on Five (68-seat creperie all-you-can-eat restaurant; offers lunch and dinner with table-side service)
  • Qsine (72-seat dinner only specialty restaurant, reservations recommended, open 6:00 - 10:00 p.m.)
  • Blu (130-seat AquaClass passengers only restaurant, reservations required; also serves Suite guests upon availability)
  • AquaSpa Cafe (48-seat complimentary Solarium and Spa bar, self-service; offers healthy food choices for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Oceanview Cafe & Bar (768-seat indoor/outdoor self service buffet restaurant, complimentary; open between 6:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, with a variety of food stations)
  • Tuscan Grille (130-seat specialty seafood/steakhouse restaurant; reservations-only)
  • Mast Bar (alfresco burger bar, poolside; offers complimentary lunch).

Shipboard entertainment options - Fun and Sport

Celebrity Eclipse hosts the Celebrity iLoungeSM, a hip, modern Internet café providing passengers with Internet connectivity, inspiring classes and new tech gadgets. A fresh green grass on the top deck's Lawn Club and fantastic pampering services in AquaSpa® will make you love the ship forever. The Solarium and Aquaspa form an adults-only area for relaxation. The Lawn Club area, with its real grass cut everyday, is where activities, such as giant Jenga, boules and miniature golf, are held. Live music is available at almost all hours of the day and well into the evening, and the stage shows are unforgettable. Bars are good and are designed for any taste. For example, the Molecular Bar has very good cocktails.

Celebrity Cruises Solstice-class ship (Eclipse., Equinox, Silhouette, Solstice, Reflection)

Follows the complete list of Celebrity Eclipse lounges, clubs and other entertainment venues for kids, teens and adults.

  • Eclipse Theatre (1,115-seat show lounge for grand musical and show productions; hosts daily trivia games, bingo, classes, movies)
  • Eclipse Atrium “Grand Foyer” (3-deck open floor area with live music entertainment); Boulevard Shops (seven Atrium duty-free shops and boutiques); Galleria Boutiques (ten duty free shops); Sun & Sea Shop; The Lawn Club Shop
  • Passport Bar (Atrium Lobby Bar with live entertainment)
  • The Entertainment Court (live performances, dance parties)
  • Quasar Disco & Nightclub
  • Celebrity Central (200-seat show lounge for movies, musical performances, comedy shows; also hosts classes and games)
  • Michael’s Club (piano bar); Martini Bar; Crush Bar (with 12-seat table filled with ice cubes in the middle); Galleria Tastings (food and wine tastings, fashion shows, art auctions); Molecular Bar; Ensemble Lounge
  • Photo Gallery & Shop
  • Eclipse Fortunes Casino
  • Celebrity iLounge (24-hour Internet computers room; sells Apple computers; classes available)
  • Team Earth (eco-awareness club)
  • Game On (Card Room)
  • Relaxation Lounge
  • Sky Observation Lounge & Nightclub
  • Cafe Al Bacio & Gelateria (54-seat a la carte specialty coffee, patisserie, ice cream; with the Gelateria - Italian Gelato ice cream bar)
  • Cellar Masters (24-hour Wine Bar; features an Enomatic wine tasting system; provides Sommelier consultations in the evenings)
  • Art Gallery; Library
  • Acupuncture at Sea; Elmis Shop (Spa products); Aquaspa & Fitness complex with Persian Garden (Thermal Suite - rain shower, steam room, sauna, heated loungers), Therapy and Treatment Rooms, Hair & Beauty Salon, Solarium (adults area) and Aquaspa Cafe (spa bar)
  • Fitness Center (with separate Aerobics area)
  • Solarium Pool area (with adults-only Thalassotherapy Pool and seawater lap pool; 2 Whirlpools)
  • Pool Bar; Sports Pool;
  • Family Pool;
  • Wet Zone (kids & teens water play area)
  • The Hot Glass Show (live glass blowing show; “The Corning Museum of Glass”)
  • Sunset Bar (alfresco bar, selling fine cigars)
  • Patio on the Lawn (relaxation area); The Lawn Club (real green grass relaxation area)
  • Kids clubs by age (Fun Factory 3-11 yo, Shipmates 3-5 yo, Cadets 6-8 yo, Ensigns 9-11 yo, with supervised age-appropriate activities, like arts-crafts, themed parties, games, movies, toys, interactive games, scavenger hunts)
  • X-Club (teen-only disco and lounge area); Video Games Arcade
  • Tennis Tables, Shuffleboard; Power Walking/Jogging Track; Multi-sports outdoor court; 3-hole Mini Golf putting, Lawn Bowling, Bocce, Croquet; Sun Deck area.

Celebrity Eclipse wiki

  • Celebrity Cruises Eclipse ship (launched on 28 February 2010) belongs to the line's Solstice-class vessels. Her sisters in the Celebrity's fleet are EquinoxReflectionSilhouetteSolstice. Eclipse was build in Germany for the price of $750 million The Solstice-class ships are among the most environment-friendly vessels ever constructed. The Eclipse ship has an efficient hull design coated with light emitting diodes and the innovative photovoltaic system. Equipped like this, the energy Eclipse saves increases with 30% compared to a typical vessel of her type. This ship class also features new cabin types and categories (ConciergeClass, AquaClass). 85% of all accommodations are with veranda views.

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Celebrity Eclipse Itineraries

The below listed Celebrity Eclipse cruise prices on itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest Celebrity Cruises fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

DateCruise NameDeparture PortPrice from
2018 Jun 19 12 days, round-trip Scandinavia & Russia Cruise Amsterdam
2018 Jul 13 12 days, round-trip British Isles & British Open Amsterdam
2018 Aug 06 12 days, round-trip British Isles Cruise Amsterdam
2018 Aug 18 12 days, round-trip Scandinavia & Russia Cruise Amsterdam
2018 Aug 30 12 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Barcelona Amsterdam$2799
2018 Sep 11 12 days, round-trip Western Mediterranean Cruise Barcelona$2899
2018 Sep 23 12 days, round-trip Italy & Greek Isles Cruise Barcelona
2018 Oct 05 12 days, round-trip Western Mediterranean Cruise Barcelona$2549
2018 Oct 17 12 days, round-trip Italy & Greek Isles Cruise Barcelona
2018 Oct 29 12 days, round-trip Western Mediterranean Cruise Barcelona$1549
2018 Nov 10 13 days, round-trip Italy And The Adriatic Cruise Barcelona$1399
2018 Nov 23 16 days, one-way from Barcelona to Buenos Aires Barcelona$899
2018 Dec 09 14 days, round-trip Chile & Argentina Cruise Buenos Aires$899
2018 Dec 23 14 days, one-way from Buenos Aires to San Antonio Buenos Aires$1739
2019 Jan 06 13 days, one-way from San Antonio to Buenos Aires San Antonio$2249
2019 Jan 20 14 days, round-trip Antarctica Cruise Buenos Aires$2999
2019 Feb 03 14 days, round-trip Antarctica Cruise Buenos Aires$3099
2019 Feb 17 10 days, round-trip Brazil Cruise Buenos Aires$1299
2019 Feb 27 11 days, round-trip South America & Carnival Cruise Buenos Aires$1749
2019 Mar 10 14 days, one-way from Buenos Aires to San Antonio Buenos Aires$3149
2019 Mar 24 15 days, one-way from San Antonio to San Diego San Antonio$2249
2019 Apr 08 9 days, one-way from San Diego to Vancouver San Diego$1269
2019 Apr 17 12 days, one-way from Vancouver to Honolulu Vancouver$1799
2019 Apr 29 10 days, one-way from Honolulu to Vancouver Honolulu$1199
2019 May 09 10 days, round-trip Ultimate Alaska Cruise Vancouver$1669
2019 May 19 7 days, round-trip Alaska Hubbard Glacier Cruise Vancouver$1059
2019 May 26 7 days, round-trip Alaska Hubbard Glacier Cruise Vancouver$1129
2019 Jun 02 7 days, round-trip Alaska Hubbard Glacier Cruise Vancouver$1189
2019 Jun 09 7 days, round-trip Alaska Hubbard Glacier Cruise Vancouver$1529
2019 Jun 16 7 days, round-trip Alaska Hubbard Glacier Cruise Vancouver$1189
2019 Jun 23 7 days, round-trip Alaska Hubbard Glacier Cruise Vancouver$1259
2019 Jun 30 7 days, round-trip Alaska Hubbard Glacier Cruise Vancouver$1309
2019 Jul 07 7 days, round-trip Alaska Hubbard Glacier Cruise Vancouver$1309
2019 Jul 14 7 days, round-trip Alaska Hubbard Glacier Cruise Vancouver$1309
2019 Jul 21 7 days, round-trip Alaska Hubbard Glacier Cruise Vancouver$1249
2019 Jul 28 7 days, round-trip Alaska Hubbard Glacier Cruise Vancouver$1249
2019 Aug 04 7 days, round-trip Alaska Hubbard Glacier Cruise Vancouver$1269
2019 Aug 11 7 days, round-trip Alaska Hubbard Glacier Cruise Vancouver$1229
2019 Aug 18 7 days, round-trip Alaska Hubbard Glacier Cruise Vancouver$1139
2019 Aug 25 7 days, round-trip Alaska Hubbard Glacier Cruise Vancouver$1059
2019 Sep 01 7 days, round-trip Alaska Hubbard Glacier Cruise Vancouver$1009
2019 Sep 08 7 days, round-trip Alaska Hubbard Glacier Cruise Vancouver$1009
2019 Sep 15 7 days, round-trip Alaska Hubbard Glacier Cruise Vancouver$989
2019 Sep 22 11 days, one-way from Vancouver to Honolulu Vancouver$1549
2019 Oct 03 10 days, one-way from Honolulu to Vancouver Honolulu$1149
2019 Oct 13 7 days, one-way from Vancouver to Los Angeles Vancouver$849
2019 Oct 27 15 days, round-trip Hawaii Cruise Los Angeles$1649
2019 Nov 11 9 days, round-trip Pacific Coastal Cruise Los Angeles$1199
2019 Nov 20 16 days, one-way from Los Angeles to San Antonio Los Angeles$1369
2019 Dec 06 14 days, one-way from San Antonio to Buenos Aires San Antonio$1949
2019 Dec 21 15 days, one-way from Buenos Aires to San Antonio Buenos Aires$2999
2020 Jan 05 13 days, one-way from San Antonio to Buenos Aires San Antonio$2099
2020 Jan 19 14 days, round-trip Antarctica Cruise Buenos Aires$2999
2020 Feb 02 14 days, round-trip Antarctica Cruise Buenos Aires$3099
2020 Feb 16 14 days, round-trip Argentina, Rio And Uruguay Buenos Aires$2499
2020 Mar 01 14 days, one-way from Buenos Aires to San Antonio Buenos Aires$2199
2020 Mar 15 15 days, one-way from San Antonio to San Diego San Antonio$1149