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  • Writer's pictureConnie George

Celebrity Summit: Refurbishment, FAQs, and a Special Invitation

Updated: Dec 20, 2022

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Celebrity Summit is a beautiful, timeless cruise ship. There are many reasons why you do want to consider her for your next cruise vacation.

In this article, I’m sharing information about her last refurbishment, FAQs with helpful links, and an invitation to a special sailing:

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The Retreat Lounge for suite guests aboard Celebrity Summit. This peaceful area looks identical on all Millennium Class ships.

Celebrity Summit Refurbishment

Celebrity Summit may have an older birth year, but she should not be dismissed as an “old ship.” If you last sailed on her early in her career, you’ll likely not recognize her now.

Celebrity Cruises committed to “The Celebrity Revolution” just before Covid-19 struck. It went far deeper than reconditioning ships with new carpets and other soft goods, updating accommodations and public areas’ decors, and other upgrades normally done with a partial or extensive refurbishment.

This was an entire commitment that started when Celebrity Cruises introduced the ocean-cruising Celebrity Edge and the beautiful 100-guest Celebrity Flora that sails to the Galapagos Islands. They seemed to be the inspiration for bringing the entire fleet- whether the ships were new builds or rebuilds of existing ships to a philosophy of “modern luxury.”

In fact, she fits beautifully with Celebrity’s newer tagline, “Relaxed Luxury,” which refers to the line’s ships being relaxed luxury resorts at sea.

You can expect the premium “Cashmere mattresses,” the addition of AquaClass cabins, and the reimagined Michael’s Club which is now The Retreat Lounge for suite guests, along with a sunbathing area there.

There’s so much that’s changed that I think the best way to share the new experiences is what you can see here instead of what I can even describe.

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Cosmopolitan Restaurant on Celebrity Summit is the main dining room open daily for dinner. It's also a breakfast and lunch option on some days.

Celebrity Summit FAQ

Built: 2001

Major Refurbishment: 2019

Capacity: 2,218 passengers

Nationality of Officers: International

Nationality of Crew: International

Cruise Class: Premium Contemporary

Decks: 12

Gross Tonnage: 91,000

Size: Mid

Class: Millennium Series along with her sister ships, Celebrity Millennium, Celebrity Infinity, and Celebrity Constellation

Pools: 3 (1 indoor, 2 outdoor)

Spa: Yes

Children/Teen Program: Camp At Sea

Celebrity Summit Main and Specialty ($)


  • Cosmopolitan Restaurant: Two-level main restaurant, offers traditional two-sittings or open dining, dinner daily with breakfast and lunch on select days

  • Oceanview Cafe & Grill: Buffet

  • Cafe al Bacio & Gelateria: Specialty coffees and gelato, $

  • The Normandie Cuisine: Gourmet French, $

  • Le Petit Chef- Whimsical and fun dining experience only available on Celebrity, $

  • Spa Café: Healthy menus

  • Sushi on Five: Modern take on Japanese cuisine, $

  • Tuscany: Contemporary Italian, $

  • Blu: Complimentary, for AquaClass guests only; Suite guests subject to availability

  • Luminae: Complimentary, for suite guests only

$ = Additional cost

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Sunset Bar is an aft (back) bar. It's a great place to rielax, enjoy a drink and watch where the ship has been.

Celebrity Summit Entertainment & Activities

  • The Retreat: New inviting lounge for suite guests

  • The Retreat Sundeck: Luxurious outdoor private escape area for suite guests

  • Celebrity Theatre: Show Lounge

  • Rendezvous Lounge: Entertainment bar

  • Fortunes Casino: Gaming

  • Revelations: Observation lounge, disco

  • Spa: Includes The Persian Garden

  • Fitness Center: Enjoy your workout

  • Martini Bar & Crush: Drinks, caviar, enjoy the ice-topped bar

  • Cellar Masters: Wine bar

  • Sunset Bar: Country club atmosphere while watching the world go by

  • Mast Bar: Poolside convenience

  • Sky Lounge

  • Video Arcade

  • Basketball Court

  • Huge Outdoor Movie Screen

  • Jogging Track

  • Camp at Sea: Children and teen program

  • Theater: Minimum of two productions per sailing

  • The Meeting Place: Conference and meeting room


Only Celebrity Cruises offers AquaClass rooms

Total Accommodation Options: 29 categories

Take a short tour of Summit. See this wonderful experience beyond what I can describe.

Celebrity Summit Special Invitation

I saw a unique Western Hemisphere itinerary. It had the rareness of a repositioning cruise, but with the convenience of being a “closed loop” cruise. Closed loop means roundtrip from the port as opposed to starting in one port and ending in another. Check this out:

Celebrity Cruises Celebrity Summit

May 6 - 15, 2023

Roundtrip from Cape Liberty / Bayonne, NJ to:

Newport, RI * Martha's Vineyard, MA * Charleston, SC


TWO Days in Bermuda * Three Days at Sea

I'm excited about sailing on this itinerary. And I'm inviting you to join me!

Would you like to visit these ports and enjoy your relaxed luxury at sea aboard Celebrity Summit? I’m inviting our existing clients as well as those who would like to book and become our clients to join this neat sailing.

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Group Prices are per person, based on double occupancy, subject to availability. Taxes $296.66 not included. Prices begin at:

Inside: $1,019.00

Oceanview: $1,289.00

Verandah (partial view): $1,669.00

Prime Verandah: $1,739.00

AquaClass: $2,347

Would you like to join us?

Email me today at or call 610-532-0989.

But hurry---- we only have 16 cabins and I don't know if we'll be able to get more!

I'd be happy to assist you or your group to book your own "relaxed luxury at sea" on a Celebrity Cruises ship. Let's talk!

Happy Traveling!


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