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617 Crystal Cruise Reviews


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alwaysonaship

1 Review Written

45 Helpful Votes

We Jumped Ship In Cabo!

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After 55 cruises, the Crystal Serenity was such a unsatisfactory cruise, we made arrangements to get off the ship in Cabo San Lucas and fly home. Yes we left. This was the first leg of the world cruise and we found ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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CruiserFromMaine

16 Reviews Written

83 Helpful Votes

We had a great cruise on the Serenity

We had a great cruise on the Serenity from Miami to Los Angeles. This was the first leg of the 2020 World Cruise. Food and wine are an important part of cruising for us. We found the food to be very good to ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Zebra2

6 Reviews Written

65 Helpful Votes

Horrible suite/very good food

We have previously sailed on Crystal Serenity. Both cruises our suite was beautifully furnished and very comfortable. Since we had cruised the Bahamas in past years, we wanted a different itinerary. So we decided ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Andelle01

2 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

What is wrong Crystal?!

Two years ago I had a cruise with the Crystal Symphony, and my husband valued it with a 10 + !! Fantastic... That is why I chose this year again for Crystal, but this time as a solo-cruiser because my husband ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Savvy Seventy

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Outstanding Voyage in Unusual Places.

I have always wanted to visit Dutch Harbor in the Aleutian Islands because my grandfather was a ship's carpenter there in 1910. I turned 80, the first night on the ship. Northern Japan has the influence of both ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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gscoggin

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

First Crystal Cruise with Pickleball

We went on this cruise to check out Crystal's luxury ocean cruise line. We picked this one because it has a paddle tennis court on it which we could use for pickleball. We brought four pickleball padles and by the ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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moomax6

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Not the ship for us

Beautiful ship. Excellent crew. We wanted a holiday getaway. Haven’t been back to Caribbean for many years. Friends highly recommended Crystal so decided to give it a try. This is mostly a ship for people who ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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LHT28

9 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

NOT Crystalized

My review of our recent back-to-back on the Serenity Caribbean cruise. Let me say we are not new to cruising and usually sail on Oceania (which is not a Luxury line). We chose Crystal this time because ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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chefmur

1 Review Written

25 Helpful Votes

First Class all the way

This was my 60th birthday celebration so we decided to go higher end. We have sailed with Disney with our kids and lately on the newer HAL pinnacle ships. We were overall thrilled with the cruise and are now ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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mindySUE

15 Reviews Written

55 Helpful Votes

A very mixed review ....

This is a mixed review for what should have been a stellar cruise experience .... based on the considerable price per person that was charged. It appears that since the Chinese consortium has taken over this line ( ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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ak1004

9 Reviews Written

69 Helpful Votes

A 6 Star experience, despite some minor imperfections

The 10 nights Symphony cruise from Caldera to San Diego was our 15th cruise and our first cruise on Crystal. We sailed on Oceania and Azamara and the rest were mainstream lines like Celebrity, Princess Cunard etc. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Paca Lady

6 Reviews Written

44 Helpful Votes

First time perspective...

We have sailed with several different lines, but this was our first experience with Crystal. The Symphony is among the smaller ships we have sailed, but you would not know it once on board. Embarkation was ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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howlpat

2 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

What a Wonderful World!

We just returned from another fabulous Crystal transatlantic crossing (our 5th) on Crystal Serenity. Crystal seems to just get better every year and a transatlantic crossing is the best way to take advantage of all ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Shoeman1

8 Reviews Written

90 Helpful Votes

The Grande Dame is loosing her glitter

We are die hard Crystal fans. After many cruises, 40+, we experienced issues on board. Frist the terrific 1. Embarkation and Disembarkation are a breeze 2. Entertainment was top notch. Any time Christine ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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ervlynn

2 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Our first Crystal cruise was wonderful

We really enjoyed the Crystal experience. We had decided to try a luxury cruise as a special treat and are glad we chose Crystal. The Barcelona to Lisbon itinerary was perfect for us and the ship is lovely and ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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planada

2 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

WOW!

Everyone should do this small ship experience at least once. Its absolutely lovely that everyone knows your name by day 2. We were a group of 6 that had an amazing experience. The cabins, the common areas, the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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mountainclimber1

6 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

There are luxury cruise lines and there is CRYSTAL!

In the past 3 years we have sailed with Silversea 4 times, with Regent 3, with Oceania 1 and with Seabourn 2 times. We had heard excellent comments about Crystal when their Mediterranean cruise caught our attention. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Nicholas P.

1 Review Written

26 Helpful Votes

An Extraordinary Experience

We chose the Crystal Symphony on the basis of our own research, the recommendation of experienced travelers and our experience with the Crystal agent with whom we booked our voyage. The ship itself was modern and ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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NorthernHiro

5 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

Loved our week on Serenity

Greetings! I am a former luxury cruise TA and had sailed on Serenity 3 times in a PH, about 12-14 years ago. This is the my first time back as a 'civilian' and first time on Crystal for my husband. Our last 4 ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Cruisemonty

1 Review Written

42 Helpful Votes

Loved our First Crystal Cruise

We just returned from a seven-day cruise on Serenity in the Adriatic. This was our first cruise on a luxury line after sailing on Disney, Celebrity and Oceania, among others. We really enjoyed the all inclusive ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Atsugi1

1 Review Written

34 Helpful Votes

More than expected

A friend recommended the line, plus the itinerary included ports of interest to me such as Kotor and Debrovnik. I also prefer ships that hold fewer than 1000 guests. Rooms were a bit small but the amenities of the ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Shoeman1

8 Reviews Written

90 Helpful Votes

Better than ever

We chose this cruise for its itinerary. We were not disappointed. This was our 20th cruise with Crystal and everything was pristine. Embarkation and Disembarkation: Smooth as silk. We arrived at port at 11: 35 ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Roycal

4 Reviews Written

48 Helpful Votes

Excellent Journey -- Love Crystal

Seven days, Vancouver to Seward, AK, August 2019.This was our third cruise on Crystal (Harmony was first and Serenity was second). Compared to our one cruise on Holland America Prinsendam (no longer in service) and ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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cheddyanne

3 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable cruise

Our first time on a Crystal Cruise and chose this cruise based on recommendations and the itinerary. The pro's - Embarkation and disembarkion - quickest and most organised of any cruises done to date Food ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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toolworker

1 Review Written

52 Helpful Votes

First Time on Crystal - My Impressions vs. Regent Seven Seas

For those interested, here are impressions of a first-time Crystal cruiser on Serenity, comparing our experience mainly with Regent Seven Seas. We’ve also cruised Oceania, Viking Ocean, Azamara and a number of ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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