Celebrity Summit

Celebrity Summit Review and Specifications

Specifications of Celebrity Summit

Year built2001  /  Age : 17
Flag state Malta
BuilderChantiers de l’Atlantique (Saint-Nazaire, STX France)
ClassMillennium
Building costUSD 350 million
OwnerRoyal Caribbean Cruises Ltd
OperatorCelebrity Cruises
Speed24 kn / 44 kph / 28 mph
Length (LOA)294 m / 965 ft
Beam (width)32 m / 105 ft
Gross Tonnage90940 gt
Passengers2158 - 2590
Crew997
Passengers-to-space ratio35
Decks12
Cabins1079
Decks with cabins7
Last Refurbishment2016-2019
Christened byPaulina Rider Wilhemsen

Current itinerary of Celebrity Summit

Celebrity Summit current cruise is 14 days, round-trip Canada & New England Cruise. Prices start from USD 4049 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 09 Sep, 2018 and ends on 23 Sep, 2018.

Date / TimePort
09 Sep      Departing from New York, Cape Liberty NYC   
11 Sep 07:00 - 18:00     Boston, Massachusetts   
12 Sep 07:00 - 18:00     Portland Maine, USA   
13 Sep 07:00 - 17:00     Bar Harbor, Maine   
16 Sep 10:00 - 17:00     Quebec City, Canada   
18 Sep 08:00 - 17:00     Saguenay, Quebec, Canada   
20 Sep 08:00 - 17:00     Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada   
21 Sep 09:00 - 18:00     Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada   
23 Sep      Arriving in New York, Cape Liberty NYC   

Review of Celebrity Summit

Launched in 2001, Celebrity Summit is the 3rd of the Millennium-class Celebrity cruise ships, together with Constellation, Infinity and Millennium. Celebrity Cruises Summit ship is scheduled for "Celebrity Revolution" drydock refurbishment on March 23, 2019.

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 Summit cruise ship

The 90,940-ton, 2,160-passenger cruise ship Celebrity Summit was built in 2001 by Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard (St.Nazaire, France) as GTS Summit for Celebrity Cruises. The ship was renamed with a "Celebrity" prefix in 2008. The Summit features a special restaurant with original panels and ornamentation from SS Normandie, including the bronze statue "La Normandie" bought in 2001 from Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami, Florida.

Cruise itinerary program

Celebrity Summit itinerary program is based on 7-day Caribbean roundtrip cruises with departures from San Juan, Puerto Rico. During summer, the ship sails on Bermuda cruises from Cape Liberty, New Jersey. The Summit also visits Canada on Fall Foliage voyages to New England. In 2017 Celebrity Summit will be in Bermuda, with sailings from Bayonne New Jersey and a new 9-night sailing to Canada/New England. In 2018 the ship will be leaving from Fort Lauderdale and itineraries will include 4-day trips to Key West and Nassau, and 5-day trips to Key West and Cozumel, with several days at sea.

Cabins

Celebrity Summit has a total number of 1079 cabins (of which 68 Suites, 844 Balcony rooms) in 28 grades. Most Celebrity Summit staterooms are 170-190-sq.foot Balcony rooms (844). Almost 60% of ship's accommodations have private balcony views. 26 are the wheelchair accessible rooms. The largest aboard Celebrity Summit are the Penthouse Suites (1430 ft2).

Shipboard dining options - Food and Drinks

The 2-level Cosmopolitan Restaurant has sophisticated decor that is accented by the 7-foot-high bronze statue La Normandie, of a woman who is draped like the goddess Athena. This statue, created by Art Deco sculptor Leon-Georges Baudry, originally graced the smoking room in the legendary SS Normandie. The dining room has a sweeping staircase specially created for grand entrances on formal nights. It also boasts a 2-level glass wall with panoramic views. Blu is exclusive to guests sailing in AquaClass cabins. It features modern decor and spa-inspired cuisine. The restaurant features lighter dishes and smaller portions of what you typically find in the MDR or buffet. On the casual front, the Oceanview Cafe serves buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner. It provides various carving stations, pasta dishes, pizza, antipasti, made-to-order omelets and internationally inspired dishes, including British bangers and Indian curries.

Celebrity Summit cruise ship

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

  • Normandie Restaurant (134-seat reservations only specialty restaurant; offers French and American cuisine, Five Senses tasting menu, Champagne High Tea Time, with Demonstration Kitchen for live cooking shows and Wine Cellar annex). In 2016, the Normandie Restaurant was replaced by Tuscan Grille - steakhouse offering fresh (on the ship made) pasta, Italian cocktail menu, Italian wines list, premium meats (including oven-roasted USDA dry-aged steak).
  • Cosmopolitan Restaurant (1,111-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.)
  • Bistro on Five (60-seat creperie all-you-can-eat restaurant; offers lunch and dinner with table-side service)
  • Blu (102-seat AquaClass passengers only restaurant, reservations required; also serves Suite guests upon availability)
  • AquaSpa Cafe (122-seat complimentary Solarium and Spa bar, self-service; offers healthy food choices for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Waterfall Cafe & Grill (679-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)
  • Mast Bar (alfresco burger bar, poolside; offers complimentary lunch)
  • Qsine (84-seat dinner only specialty restaurant; reservations recommended)
  • In 2016, on deck 12 was added the Rooftop Terrace - a multi-functional venue with modular furniture and cabanas. It is operated as an outdoor bar lounge during the day. By night, Rooftop Terrace is transformed by decorative lighting, and on its large LED screen are showcased movies and other entertainment. The unique open-air experience is combined with food options available for purchasing. Signature dishes are presented in unique serving vessels themed after the cruise itinerary destination or the special occasion.

Shipboard entertainment options - Fun and Sport

The atmosphere onboard Celebrity Summit is calm and sophisticated. Guests have no chance to miss the magnolia garden and the swimming pools (outdoor and indoor). As a special surprise, the vessel has teamed up with Cirque du Soleil for a nice sea experience. As part of this experience, in the evenings people onboard are invited to enter into another world of sounds, visual effects, and mystical lights, to taste specialty drinks and hors d'oeuvres. The gym equpement is at top level, and there are also 16 treatment rooms. Ship's Aquadome and Riviera include 4 swimming pools, 2 air beds, 6 whirlpools, a bandstand, dance floor, sun shop, and buffet for post-swim snacks. There are basketball and football fields, table tennis and volleyball, as well as golf simulator and jogging track.

Celebrity Summit cruise ship

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

  • Summit Theatre (900-seat show lounge for grand musical and show productions; hosts daily trivia games, bingo, classes, movies)
  • Summit Atrium “Grand Foyer” (3-deck open floor area with live music entertainment)
  • Michael’s Club (piano bar); Martini Bar; Crush Bar (with 12-seat table filled with ice cubes in the middle)
  • Photo Gallery & Shop
  • Summit Fortunes Casino
  • Celebrity iLounge (24-hour Internet cafe/computers room; sells Apple computers; classes available)
  • Rendez-Vous Lounge & Nightclub
  • The Emporium shopping alley (Atrium boutique shops for duty free alcohol and tobaccos, watches, luxury jewelry, accessories, fashion clothing, logo items)
  • Cafe Al Bacio & Gelateria (63-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; Cinema
  • Acupuncture Treatments Room; 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)
  • Waterfall Pool area (with Splash Pool for kids and 4 Whirlpools, outdoor pool bar, served by the Pool Grill)
  • Sunset Bar (alfresco bar, selling fine cigars)
  • Revelations Lounge (observation lounge during the day, show lounge & dance club in the evening)
  • 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; Sun Deck area.

Celebrity Summit wiki

  • Celebrity Cruises Summit ship is from the line's Millennium-class series. Her sisters in the fleet are ConstellationInfinityMillennium. Summit is the third Millennium-class vessel (built for US$350 million, maiden voyage October 1, 2001, original name "GTS Summit").
  • Celebrity Cruises Summit ship was extensively refitted and refurbished ("Solsticeized") in January 2012. Summit stayed at dry dock for 3 weeks. All her public spaces and cabins were renovated, 60 staterooms and 107 Aqua Class cabins were added. The Aqua cabins guest have free access to the special restaurants Blu and to the Persian Garden thermal suite. They also can enjoy the Hansgrohe spa showers. Among the other Solstice-class upgrades were the replacement of the Champagne bar with the Martini Bar, the Qsine replaced the underused conservatory, the Internet cafe is now iLounge.
  • Fun fact about the Summit ship is that her main restaurant is decorated with original SS Normandie ornamentation and panels, including the "LA NORMANDIE" (bronze statue bought from the Fontainebleau Hotel in 2001.

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Celebrity Summit Itineraries

The below listed Celebrity Summit 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 17 10 days, round-trip Bermuda & New England Cruise New York
2018 Jul 15 7 days, round-trip Bermuda Cruise New York
2018 Aug 12 7 days, round-trip Bermuda Cruise New York
2018 Aug 19 7 days, round-trip Bermuda Cruise New York
2018 Aug 26 7 days, round-trip Bermuda Cruise New York$1179
2018 Sep 02 7 days, round-trip Bermuda Cruise New York
2018 Sep 09 14 days, round-trip Canada & New England Cruise New York$4049
2018 Sep 23 14 days, round-trip Canada & New England Cruise New York$3999
2018 Oct 07 14 days, round-trip Canada & New England Cruise New York$1549
2018 Oct 21 6 days, one-way from New York to San Juan New York$399
2018 Oct 27 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$399
2018 Nov 03 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$649
2018 Nov 10 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$399
2018 Nov 17 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$949
2018 Nov 24 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$649
2018 Dec 01 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$549
2018 Dec 08 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$649
2018 Dec 15 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$599
2018 Dec 22 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Holiday San Juan$899
2018 Dec 29 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Holiday San Juan$1399
2019 Jan 05 12 days, round-trip Lesser Antilles Caribbean San Juan$999
2019 Jan 17 12 days, round-trip Dutch Antilles Caribbean Cruise San Juan$999
2019 Jan 29 12 days, round-trip Lesser Antilles Caribbean San Juan$999
2019 Feb 10 4 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$349
2019 Mar 25 5 days, round-trip Dutch Antilles Caribbean Cruise San Juan$399
2019 Mar 30 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$729
2019 Apr 06 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$699
2019 Apr 13 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$699
2019 Apr 20 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$699
2019 May 05 7 days, round-trip Bermuda Cruise New York$849
2019 May 12 7 days, round-trip Bermuda Cruise New York$849
2019 May 19 7 days, round-trip Bermuda Cruise New York$899
2019 May 26 10 days, round-trip Bermuda & New England Cruise New York$1499
2019 Jun 05 11 days, round-trip Bermuda & New England Cruise New York$1799
2019 Jun 16 11 days, round-trip Bermuda & New England Cruise New York$1999
2019 Jun 27 10 days, round-trip Independence Day Cruise New York$1899
2019 Jul 07 7 days, round-trip Bermuda Cruise New York$1299
2019 Jul 14 7 days, round-trip Bermuda Cruise New York$1299
2019 Jul 21 7 days, round-trip Bermuda Cruise New York$1299
2019 Jul 28 7 days, round-trip Bermuda Cruise New York$1399
2019 Aug 04 7 days, round-trip Bermuda Cruise New York$1399
2019 Aug 18 7 days, round-trip Bermuda Cruise New York$1069
2019 Aug 25 7 days, round-trip Bermuda Cruise New York$999
2019 Sep 01 7 days, round-trip Bermuda Cruise New York$899
2019 Sep 08 14 days, round-trip Canada & New England Cruise New York$1799
2019 Sep 22 14 days, round-trip Canada & New England Cruise New York$1819
2019 Oct 06 14 days, round-trip Canada & New England Cruise New York$1949
2019 Oct 20 6 days, one-way from New York to San Juan New York$349
2019 Oct 26 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$649
2019 Nov 02 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$649
2019 Nov 09 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$649
2019 Nov 16 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$649
2019 Nov 23 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$649
2019 Nov 30 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$649
2019 Dec 07 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$649
2019 Dec 14 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$649
2019 Dec 21 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Holiday San Juan$899
2019 Dec 28 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Holiday San Juan$999
2020 Jan 04 10 days, round-trip Lesser Antilles Caribbean San Juan$1299
2020 Jan 14 11 days, round-trip Dutch Antilles Caribbean San Juan$1299
2020 Jan 25 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$699
2020 Feb 01 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$699
2020 Feb 08 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$699
2020 Feb 15 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$749
2020 Feb 22 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$699
2020 Feb 29 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$749
2020 Mar 07 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$749
2020 Mar 14 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$749
2020 Mar 21 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$749
2020 Mar 28 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$749
2020 Apr 04 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$749
2020 Apr 11 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$749
2020 Apr 18 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$699
2020 Apr 25 7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise San Juan$699