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Crystal Symphony Cruise Reviews: 111

Cruise Region Date Member Rating
Exceptional service on a beautiful ship by dbjennings

My previous cruising experience: Oceania, Holland America, Royal Caribbean, ... continue

Australia & New Zealand 02/14 5.0 out of 5+
Wonderful itinerary on a rather tired ship by travelberlin

This was our first cruise with Crystal. We have cruised more than 30 times before with several ... continue

South Pacific 01/14 3.0 out of 5+
Declining quality and attention to detail by

This was our fifth Crystal cruise, all have been on the Symphony. Our first, in 2010, was the ... continue

South Pacific 01/14 4.0 out of 5+
Fantastic first cruise experience by Crowboy9

When we told fellow passengers that it was our first cruise many said that we were starting at ... continue

South Pacific 01/14 5+ out of 5+
First and Last Cruise on Crystal by Northeast Jim

We have cruised oceans and seas with Radisson, Regent and Oceania, the Med with Star Flyer, the ... continue

South Pacific 01/14 2.0 out of 5+
We came, we saw and were conquered by Baggywrinkle99

This was our first Crystal cruise (we're Regent regulars) which we chose primarily for the ... continue

South Pacific 01/14 5+ out of 5+
An Excellent Antarctic Cruise by prof1420

Our primary thought about this cruise was that we were very lucky to visit the Antarctic for a ... continue

South America & Antarctica 12/13 5.0 out of 5+
Excellent South America and Antarctica experience by cgluck

Just returned from a near-perfect cruise and journey in all aspects. This was our fifth cruise ... continue

South America & Antarctica 12/13 5+ out of 5+
Expected More from this Cruise Line by SandraHi

We had high expectations for our first Crystal Cruise. Boarding was a breeze, our room was fine. ... continue

South America & Antarctica 11/13 3.0 out of 5+
First time Crystal by idlestrey

Having done in excess of 70 cruises over the years this was our first Crystal ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 11/13 3.0 out of 5+
One Fabulous Experience by Seafairer

We’re so glad we decided to try Crystal, after many years with Silversea. This was a ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 11/13 5+ out of 5+
Ship vs itinerary:A bit of a mismatch by rafinmd

Background:Crystal is absolutely my favorite cruise line but I booked this cruise with some ... continue

Western Caribbean 11/13 5.0 out of 5+
Winds of Change???????? by chrisilz

My husband and I are fairly new to Crystal having sailed 6 times within the last 2 years. Had I ... continue

Canada & New England 10/13 4.0 out of 5+
A unique Canadian experience by Liat

Why this Cruise?

We greatly enjoyed our two prior cruises on Crystal Serenity. My wife ... continue

Canada & New England 09/13 5.0 out of 5+
Disappointed by goalready

While the Crystal Symphony is perfectly nice and the service outstanding, the overall experience ... continue

Canada & New England 09/13 2.0 out of 5+
Luxury at a price by oskiman

After our youngest child graduated from college, we decided to splurge on a Crystal cruise in ... continue

Western Mediterranean 08/13 5.0 out of 5+
Crystal cruise 12 days on Mediterranean by springlake

We just returned from crystal cruise 3220 on the Mediterranean from Barcelona to Lisbon. We ... continue

Eastern Mediterranean 08/13 5.0 out of 5+
Bounties of the Black Sea Cruise 13th - 25th July 2013 by 4Orchard

A unique insight into the Black Sea, a most memorable cruise :)

... continue
Eastern Mediterranean 07/13 5.0 out of 5+
My first time on Crystal Symphony by ging466

I flew from Sydney to New York via Dallas and stayed one night at the Casablanca Hotel in Times ... continue

Transatlantic 05/13 5.0 out of 5+
The Human Touch Makes The Difference by MDR-DAN
It is a competitive marketplace in the "Luxury" or "Premium" cruise category and Crystal stands at ... continue
Panama Canal & Central America 05/13 5.0 out of 5+
Good, But not Great, First Cruise on Crystal by TahoeTraveler
In some ways, our first cruise on Crystal was absolutely amazing; in others, not so much... ... continue
Blank 05/13 3.0 out of 5+
Crystal Symphony from Beijing to Los Angeles by Timbuktu123

What follows is a frank review, after all this is Cruise CRITIC and my comments are not here to ... continue

Asia 04/13 4.0 out of 5+
A delightful and pleasantly surprising experience by traveling group

First time on Crystal but not the last

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Asia 02/13 5.0 out of 5+
A fantastic experience - we've already booked our next one by Bodogbodog
Just a short cruise - a great opportunity to give Crystal a test - and they passed with flying ... continue
Australia & New Zealand 01/13 5+ out of 5+
Australia Coastal Cruise by MDR-DAN
Repeat cruising can be difficult in terms of managing expectations . One boards the cruise ship ... continue
Australia & New Zealand 01/13 5+ out of 5+
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