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Crystal Symphony Review

4.5 / 5.0
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Cruise 7209 Theater at Sea on the Crystal Symphony from San Diego to NYC

Review for Crystal Symphony to the Panama Canal & Central America
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colonial50
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Apr 2017
Cabin: Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah (slightly limited view)

We chose this cruise because we needed some rest, relaxation, and pampering. We not only achieved the above but where overwhelmed with the Theater/Movie/show activities and presentations. This was out 23rd Crystal Cruise. It is hard to imagine that the food in the dining room was better than the last cruise, but it was. Our waiters were exceptional, as was the wine steward. The room stewardess was so attentive and thorough.

The only complaint I can think of was the poor, and often unavailable WiFi connections. Hopefully with the drydock in September, this will be rectified.

Unlike cruise 7208 reports, our Lido/Trident staff was as wonderful as ever. especially Jonathan. Kiko. Allan and Dio.

Cabin Review

Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah (slightly limited view)

Cabin A2

We know what to expect with the Symphony cabins. We were close to the elevator (a plus) and the cabin was clean, fresh, and totally acceptable. We do wish there was more room to walk around at the bottom of the bed, and also by the closet. as this is the only real draw back. We enjoyed the large bathroom and the always excellent shower/tub and the verandah

Port Reviews

Huatulco

Basically shopping and beaches

Cartagena (Colombia)

We had a bad experience our last time at this port, so we only visited the shops on the pier

Charleston

beautiful southern city with charm and lots of sightseeing. Been there several times before

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