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15 Crystal Alaska Cruise Reviews

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Julie Cheng
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We had previously sailed on Crystal Serenity on the Baltic cruise and had an amazing experience. We chose to sail with Crystal Serenity for the Alaskan cruise expecting a repeat of this. However, we probably will NOT sail with Crystal ... Read more
KCRoyalsCruise
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Our family of 15 just got back from a Vancouver to Alaska cruise on the Crystal Serenity. We had a fantastic time. We have been on multiple cruises and cruise lines over the years and this was some of our first times on Crystal Cruise ... Read more
Julie Cheng
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
We had sailed on Crystal Serenity previously on the Baltic cruise and had a great time. The crew seemed overworked and stretched and unfriendly. One waitress was rather rude when I requested for just hot water and honey and some slices of ... Read more
mickeydeetexas
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This is long so get ready...... Just experienced our first Crystal cruise and will begin by saying we have been crystalized! We were celebrating my husband's 50th birthday and our travel agent recommended a few Alaskan cruises for us ... Read more
Pittmansb
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
We chose this cruise 8 or 9 months ago to travel with our alumni group. A few weeks ago I looked at this site and saw some negative reviews. Well, our experience was quite different. Ship was clean and well organized. Our room had a ... Read more

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Namster
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Travelled alone with a couple. It was my first Crystal experience - every single bite of food was superb... they had 3 specialty restaurants in addition to the Main Dining. The service was excellent - all details were attended to. I am ... Read more
poinsettiaplate
Member Since 2013
1 review
33 forum posts
7 helpful votes
This was the last leg of a Crystal World Cruise and went from Tokyo to San Francisco, with port stops in Japan, Russia, Alaska, and Canada. It was my third Crystal cruise and second on the Serenity. As always with Crystal, it was a ... Read more
paul.howe
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
30 cruises with Regent/Seabourn/Silversea/Oceania etc and the second trip with Crystal. Clearly Crystal has many fans, who appear not to have travelled with many other lines. Boarding was chaotic, 900 people board at the same time and ... Read more
Keith1010
Member Since 2000
12 reviews
82,395 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Review Of Voyage 1219 - August 13 Alaska Sailing Overall Summary ============== We had a wonderful time on this voyage. This cruise exceeded our expectations. Embarkation ========== We arrived early ... Read more
martinsfo
Member Since 2006
3 reviews
1,400 forum post
0 helpful votes
After sailing out of San Francisco during a glorious afternoon, we did not see the sun again until we were in Vancouver 9 days later. We still had a great cruise, and the grayness added an other-worldliness to some of the greatest scenery ... Read more

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newman3202
Member Since 2011
1 review
10 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Not rated Sailed June 2011
My friend Linda came to sail with me on a trip to Alaska on the Crystal Symphony. This was her first time on Crystal and my second. The cruise was just fantastic The food was really a cut above all other cruise lines. The entertainment was ... Read more
bradders
Member Since 2007
1 review
40 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I am somewhat 'Crystallised' at 47 years of age, and this was my 5th trip, in as many years. I brought my partner along for the first time to show what all the fuss was about. Crystal get a lot right, the food is fantastic and ... Read more
At sea days
Member Since 2010
11 reviews
74 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We took our extended family on this Alaskan cruise to celebrate a 70th b-day...ages 5-89yrs...we had a blast....our last Crystal experience was 2003. Our family was blown-away with the excellent service, & the gourmet dining ... Read more
Tilac
Member Since 2008
1 review
9 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The cruise was great. Pros: Everything I had read about the food was right on. It is outstanding and you get anything you want by just asking. As our head waiter said "We can give you anything except world peace". I ... Read more
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augalaska
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
This was our first Crystal cruise and it will not be our last, we loved everything about it. My husband and I were traveling with my parents. At first we were a bit concerned we would not fit in and be out of place (we are in our late ... Read more

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