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Thomson Celebration, Thomson Cruises

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Ship Stats and Features
Maximum Capacity: 1784
Year Entered Service: 01/01/1984
Beam (Ship Width): 27 ft
Draught(Ship Depth): 24 ft
Length: 215 ft
Tonnage: 34000
Crew: 520
Cruising Speed: 18 kts
Number of Decks: 10
Number of Lifts: 7
Number of Pools: 2
Number of restaurants: 5
Formal nights: No
Adult Only: No
Kids Club: Yes

Marella Celebration (formerly Thomson Celebration) is one of the smaller ships in the Marella (Thomson) Cruises fleet and offers guests an intimate and friendly cruising experience.  Thomson Celebration, now known as Marella Celebration, is ideal for families or couples and features popular a la carte restaurants for delicious dining and premium coffee for a pick me up after a busy day of port exploring.  Find plenty of bars, pools, restaurants and entertainment onboard.

Cuisine and Dining on Thomson Celebration

Of the many restaurants, each offers something slightly different to the cruise dining experience. From the laid-back Lido buffet to a quiet and cosy dinner at specialty venue Mistral’s, Marella Celebration really covers every aspect when it comes to dining.

  • The Meridian Restaurant offers waiter service with open seated dining, apart from Captain’s Cocktail Night when early or late set dining times apply.
  • The Lido Restaurant is a casual, self-service buffet with internationally themed nights and midnight buffets.
  • Terrace Grill provides delicious light bites during the day and features 'cook your own steak' sizzling hot stones in the evening.
  • Kora La is Marella Celebration's specialty Pan Asian restaurant. Charges apply.
  • Room service is also available 24 hours a day. Charge apply.

Entertainment on Thomson Celebration

Before and after meal drinks are of course another essential property as you head off on your Mediterranean cruise.

  • The Broadway Show Lounge featuring West End style revues, live bands and guest acts from the UK
  • Hemingway's Bar & Casino - for drinks and games
  • Horizons Bar with its stunning ocean views and relaxed surroundings
  • The Explorers lounge for after dinner coffee and liqueurs.
  • Poolside Lido bar, for some sun kissed beverages.

Spa & Fitness on Thomson Celebration

If the entertainment value hasn't attracted you then Marella (Thomson) Cruises' health and sport facilities will. At the Oceans Spa and Beauty centre you'll find a wonderful spa and salon. Perfect for letting yourself melt into an epitome of massages and treatments. The Sports Deck nicely provides all badminton, basketball and tennis for a quick game in the sun. Or if you feel like something less active, you can chill out in the card and reading room.

  • Oceans Health Club is the spa and beauty salon that offers everything from hairdressing to Dead Sea mud and mineral wraps
  • The fitness centre is fully equipped for cardiovascular and resistance training and separate male and female saunas are available
  • For sports, check out the sports deck, with its football, basketball and table tennis facilities.

Recreation on Thomson Celebration

Beyond the eateries there's a whole host of entertainment options just waiting to be explored. The Broadway Show Lounge is the perfect place to head for a West-End style musical with amazing displays and special guest actors. There's live Classical and Jazz music performances onboard. Young cruisers can enjoy the Kidzone.

  • Shops selling a selection of gifts and souvenirs, from cameras to casual wear, jewellery to perfume
  • Card and Reading Room
  • Browser’s Corner with a library and internet lounge
  • Casino
  • Sports deck
  • Kidzone

Customer Reviews

This is our second cruise on the Marella Celebration and it was fabulous. We have never been to the Carribean so we were very e...read more
6 out of 66 out of 66 out of 66 out of 66 out of 66 out of 6 - Katharine Bates
Just finished a week cruise on the celebration and the staff and service has been outstanding. Cadiz the head waiter has been a...read more
6 out of 66 out of 66 out of 66 out of 66 out of 66 out of 6 - Greg

Average Customer Review:   4.91666666666667 out of 64.91666666666667 out of 64.91666666666667 out of 64.91666666666667 out of 64.91666666666667 out of 64.91666666666667 out of 6  (48 Thomson Celebration Reviews)

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