By Elizabeth Preske
April 09, 2019
Courtesy of Celebrity Cruises

After a 31-day restoration, Celebrity Summit was more than ready to welcome me as I climbed aboard for a two-night cruise around Puerto Rico in March.

This is the second ship to be refurbished as part of Celebrity Revolution, a $500-million initiative to upgrade Celebrity Cruises' entire fleet. (Celebrity Millennium, the first to be renovated, was completed in February.) The modernization was inspired by Celebrity's brand-new ship Celebrity Edge, which set sail for the first time in December 2018.

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Celebrity Summit is better than she's ever been — with modernized spaces and exciting new experiences,” said Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, President and CEO of Celebrity Cruises. To give the fleet a cohesive look, designer Kelly Hoppen brought Edge's aesthetic to the Summit, giving the suites a chic and modern flavor.

With 1,091 staterooms and 56 suites — including two Penthouse Suites — Celebrity offers a range of rooms with different price points and amenities. Suite guests aboard Summit, for instance, will get to experience more than just a whole-new design: Passengers who book a suite will have their own butler and access to exclusive venues, including The Retreat Lounge and The Retreat Sundeck, a new outdoor oasis featuring cabanas, loungers, and a hot tub.