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Athens (Piraeus) Celestyal Cruises Celestyal Crystal Cruise Reviews

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Poor value and worse ship/amenities
"We selected the Idyllic Aegean 7 night cruise in early August 2019 aboard the Celestyal Crystal in an XB exterior stateroom. This was my second cruise (first was a western Caribbean cruise with Norwegian) and the..."Read More
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drrose2

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

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If you're looking for a touch of luxury, good food and wine, not for you

Review for Celestyal Crystal to Mediterranean

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Shaky2207

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

We chose this cruise because of its destinations but all a bit rushed and often late arrival. We had a drinks package that I can only describe as penny pinching as many drinks not available and waters and mixers were from large bottles and often were very flat and had to be returned often, you could purchase mixers and water if you wanted better quality which we did, Coffee on board was abysmal ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


Poor value and worse ship/amenities

Review for Celestyal Crystal to Mediterranean

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drrose2

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

We selected the Idyllic Aegean 7 night cruise in early August 2019 aboard the Celestyal Crystal in an XB exterior stateroom. This was my second cruise (first was a western Caribbean cruise with Norwegian) and the dates and itinerary worked very well for our honeymoon plan. Unfortunately, that was one of the few enjoyable things about the cruise. First, the positives: -(Mostly) Great ...
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Sail Date: August 2019


Very disappointed

Review for Celestyal Crystal to Mediterranean

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Gardener/058

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

My husband chose this cruise for my 60th birthday treat. We live in Cyprus and had always wanted to visit the Greek islands. Especially Santorini. And thought this would be good way to do it. GOOD POINTS Lovely friendly staff. We enjoyed the Buffett dining as the choice was excellent. The islands we visited lived up to our expectations. Especially Santorini. We had 2 excursions included in ...
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Sail Date: July 2018


Disappointing trip

Review for Celestyal Crystal to Mediterranean

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ifor1

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise ship because we had trouble finding much choice is Greek Island cruises departing from Athens. The booking process was difficult as the cruise company did not respond easily to requests and confirmation and we phoned Greece twice to try to pay for the cruise from Australia. The company certainly seems disorganised in this respect. On arrival at the ship the security ...
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Sail Date: May 2018


A Disappointing Onboard Experience

Review for Celestyal Crystal to Greece

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Christina68

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We choose this cruise as I had done the same cruise on the Crystal eight years ago and wanted to share the experience again with my partner as it was the most amazing experience. We have both cruised many time with other companies in the last eight years. We were very disappointed!!! The ship is quite shabby now, the entertainment in the evenings is very poor and never starts on time.there is no ...
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Sail Date: July 2016


Won't travel again with this cruise line.

Review for Celestyal Crystal to Greece

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karenma

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

I was expecting this cruise would not be up to the standard that we had enjoyed on other criuse ships and was not disappointed in my assumption. Meal times were a free for all when people had to queue up for the buffet (even though there were two buffet zones, only one was opened even for disembarkation breakfast time). If you elected to go to the main restaurant for "open sitting" you were ...
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Sail Date: September 2015


Awful Cabins!

Review for Celestyal Crystal to Mediterranean

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prufock

First Time Cruiser

Age 30s

My wife and I have just returned from our vacation in Greece. While we were pleased with most of the trip, the cruise fell short of what we were expecting. Some problems were not serious - the food was hit or miss, and the "pool" was more like a kiddie pool. Our big issue, however, was with our cabin. The cabin was supplied with two twin beds, rather than one larger bed, which was not what we ...
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Sail Date: August 2015


Very Disappointing

Review for Celestyal Crystal to Greece

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JohnandTrish

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We sailed around the Greek Islands and were pleased with most of the trip. The cruise liner did not meet our expectations at all. The food was hit and miss and it was stated that the A La Carte restaurant served breakfast, lunch and dinner. This was not correct. Breakfast and lunch were buffet and A La Carte was an option for dinner only. Our biggest issue was with the cabin. It was tiny and ...
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Sail Date: August 2015


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