HOT SPOTS & LONGTIME FAVORITES
Cruises will present a stellar line-up of nightclubs and meeting
places on the line’s new Celebrity Solstice,
scheduled to launch in December 2008. From intimate wine cellars and
exhilarating dance clubs to exquisite hideaways, the new,
2,850-guest ship will offer guests some of the most stylish and
varied venues at sea.
Spots’ new to the Celebrity fleet
inviting Cellar Masters wine bar will deliver exceptional wines and
the superb sommelier service that is a Celebrity Cruises standard.
Cellar Masters will bring guests together over unexpected wine
pairings that will intrigue and delight even the most seasoned
palate. (illustrated below)
distinguished, sophisticated space will offer guests an opportunity
to take a pause from shopping to “taste” a wide array of foods
and beverages, with a side of jewelry, fashion and art. (illustrated
Sky Observation Lounge
will witness floor-to-ceiling windows, spectacular ocean views and a
spacious area that make any at-sea function a dreamy delight.
Located adjacent to the
Conference Center, Sky will be available for pre- or post-meeting gatherings and
cocktail hours, all with sweeping views of the sea. (illustrated below)
by the easy, comfortable living spaces of ocean-going yachts, the
Passport Bar will wrap guests in relaxing ambience. Guests can
recount previous journeys or plan exotic adventures with old friends
and new acquaintances in this original eye to the world.
with a clean, contemporary design with a hint of the legendary disco
era, this lively nightclub will attract a wide array of guests.
Complete with vibrant lighting and a pulsing beat, “Q” will be
the happening place, where the party can start or end.
in the cosmopolitan decor and soothing sounds of instrumental and
vocal entertainment that make the Ensemble Lounge the perfect
gathering place. Whether enjoying a captivating cocktail before or
after dinner, guests will find the lounge an ideal spot for any time
New Twists on Celebrity
The Martini Bar & Crush
by water, ice, and snow, The Martini Bar & Crush offers a nod to
the design of Celebrity Century’s popular
Martini Bar, with its own hip twist. This enclave will feature an
alluring frosted bar, the perfect chilled surface for enjoying
over 100 varieties of vodkas from around the world, and multiple
martini mixes, from the classics to the latest creations.
New to Celebrity
Solstice is Crush, a small alcove off The Martini
Bar, featuring an ice-filled table where guests can participate in
caviar and vodka tastings, or host a private event.
comes to Celebrity Solstice in Fortunes Casino. With its comfortable
elegance, European ambience and easy flow, Fortunes will challenge
guests to win their favorite games of chance, while those who prefer
to observe the action will enjoy comfortable viewing spaces. The
largest casino in the Celebrity fleet, guests can take a seat at 16
gaming tables or 200 of the hottest gaming machines.
Celebrity classic and favorite among cruisers, Celebrity
Club will join an already impressive collection of lounge venues.
Indirect light will invite privacy and intimacy, and the rich,
comfortable furnishings will create a warm atmosphere allowing
guests to indulge in conversation amidst a backdrop of soothing
piano and jazz music, not to mention the Club’s single malt scotch
and cognac tastings.
will be the line’s first
in a class of four 2,850-passenger vessels with an exceptional range
of guest-inspired services and amenities. German shipbuilder Meyer
Werft, who constructed the line’s Century-class fleet – Celebrity
Century, Celebrity Mercury, and Celebrity
Galaxy – is building the 122,000-ton ship.
Following several weeks of
inaugural activities, Celebrity
Solstice will make its maiden voyage December 14, 2008, on a seven-night Eastern Caribbean cruise roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale,
San Juan, Puerto Rico;
Basseterre, St. Kitts; and
Phillipsburg, St. Maarten. The itinerary will be offered on Sundays through
April 5, 2009, with an alternating itinerary calling on San Juan,
Puerto Rico; Phillipsburg, St. Maarten; Tortola, B.V.I; and Labadee,
Haiti, through April 12, 2009.
For a virtual preview of several of the venues on Celebrity Solstice, visit cruisecelebritysolstice.com.
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