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Crystal New Orleans Cruise Reviews

Prego Specialty Restaurant (Italian) Mushroom Soup in a Bread bowl. My wife favorite of anything on the cruise.
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Cabin Snacks daily at 4:00 PM
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Nice but not special

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Jangler
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Had an enjoyable cruise but it was not 6 star. Cabin was as small as, or even smaller than I have had on 4 star ships No bottle of ‘bubbles’ in the cabin on arrival. I have come to expect this on even 4 star lines. Light over the bed was unusable and was very uncomfortable as I could not find a way of moving it away. I kept hitting my head on it, and I am short. I don’t know how tall men ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah


Despite almost killing me twice! Loved it!

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teamflames
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

Overall one of our best cruises, the real rating is 4.5 stars due to a bout of food poisoning and the filthy condition of our stateroom on arrival and the lack of response from the Hotel Director. The service of the staff outshine their managerial staff. I think if it had been a short cruise it would have been our first and last time on Crystal but with 19 nights the good times well and truly ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window


End of the world and back

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mvcountess
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise for the trip destination and the Crystal reputation. We have been on other Crystal trips and this is the first time we did 3 back to back trips, total 45 days! Embarkation was a piece of cake. Bags we shipped were in our room when we arrived and the bags we brought arrived shortly thereafter. We are hoping the same for disembarkation. The Captains Larsen and Willheim are ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Crystal Penthouse with Verandah


Now that I have your attention!

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Raygun501
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Like some people, I read negative reviews before I read positive ones. Given, that I have already made a selection, I want to see what I failed to notice when I first made my choice. I read the previous negative reviews of the Symphony, and they were rubbish. This was the best cruise I have ever sailed. The ship was impeccable and up to date. The wifi service was flawless. The staterooms were ...
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Sail Date: January 2019


Good but not wow!

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Callie28
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise based on homeport, itinerary and time of year. To add some context it was our 4th cruise this year, princess - 19 days, Holland America- 15 days and Celebrity - 12 days. Given the per diem rate and our previous experiences on Crystal we had high expectations some of which were met and some not. Crystal exceeded our expectations in the areas of enrichment, learning and ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window


We love Crystal and Symphony

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steveab1
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This is our third cruise on Crystal and Symphony. Our first was 22 years ago from Istanbul. Our second was February 2017 Singapore to Hong Kong. Both were amazing. We chose an easier quick trip out of New Orleans with our daughter and her spouse. We both had suites, we decided on the new Seabreeze suites which were just redone in 2017. They were very nice woth a large shower with excellent ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Seabreeze Penthouse


First Time Crystal Cruisers - Experienced on other Lines

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Denny01
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We picked this cruise because we’d never taken an ‘all-inclusive’ type cruise and this one was a short 7N from New Orleans which is close to us. I’d seen the various pricing sheets showing how close in cost a cruise on a Line such as Crystal was to a ‘standard’ Line such as Celebrity, which we’ve cruised 20+ times and wanted to see if they were true - it’s true! At least for the shorter 7N ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah


Service with a capital S

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writer100
10+ Cruises

Had been on Serenity before, so our expectations were high and fully met. Staff everywhere were attentive and helpful. The bar tenders can actually make a cocktail--not just pour wine or make a mojito from a mix. (Seabourn, please note.) This may seem like a small matter, but clearly not as social time spent at the various bars reflected many more requests for a specific cocktail than for , ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah


Crystal has lost its brilliance, at least for the time being?

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Babyboomer1
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

My 2nd time on Crystal, and the first since the new owners Genting took control, I did not check reviews beforehand and am not looking at any now, I just feel compelled to share my thoughts on how things have changed subtly in some areas, and obviously in others. My aha moment for writing this came when I overheard a conversation about Genting always wanting to be the Number One cruise line in ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Cabin Type: Penthouse with Verandah


Bourbon Street to the Western Caribbean!

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SailingAwayinDecember
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Lots of puzzle pieces to put this voyage in motion! The adventure all began because my brother-in-law wanted to embark from New Orleans, add that to the fact my husband and I wanted to sail over our anniversary (December 17) and on Crystal! Not to mention friends who wanted to join in on the fun, could not sail over Christmas. What was the likelihood?!?! A year and a half later, all I can say our ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite with Verandah


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