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Athens (Piraeus) Celestyal Cruises Celestyal Crystal Cruise Reviews

Celestyal Cruises
Celestyal Crystal
Destination
Athens

Traveler rating

Excellent

19

Very Good

15

Average

7

Poor

8

Terrible

7

Cruise type

15 Athens (Piraeus) Celestyal Cruises Celestyal Crystal Cruise Reviews


YTOcruisers avatar

YTOcruisers

4 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary - good value!

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We chose this 7 days cruise because of the ports - Cairo, Jerusalem/Bethlehem, Cyprus, Rhodes and Ephesus. We also chose it because of the great value for what we paid as the price included 3 excursions (Cairo, ...
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Sail Date February 2020


Jane Doe avatar

Jane Doe

1 Review Written

3 Continent Cruise, Grand Suite

My mom and I opted to the Three Continent Cruise on the Crystal because of the ports visited for my mom’s birthday. We were overall pleased with the cruise and I don’t regret the extra expenditure for the Grand ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Mrmikekellyesq

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Great for What it is.

One must accept the premise that this is a smaller ship. Everything is scaled down. But it has some incredible offerings that other lines don't have. First, what might disappoint some: The buffet is small. It ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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MK_Cruiser1955

7 Reviews Written

50 Helpful Votes

Nice Small Ship But Not Perfect

The first point to note, and this will become relevant as this review progresses, is Celestyal’s core market seems to be organised tour groups. Beginning with embarkation. This was our 11th cruise and was by ...
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Sail Date October 2019


Shadowstar avatar

Shadowstar

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Overall a great cruise - would do it again!!

My husband and I did a 7 day cruise aboard the Celestyal Crystal on October 21 - Eclectic Aegean. Neither of us are travel agents. It was their first cruise to include Istanbul and that was the main draw for us. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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RutabagaMoxie

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary!

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. The dining was average, it just started to get repetitive after a while. For breakfast, it was the same options for seven days. There were hot food items (eggs, hash ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Firsttimecruisers13

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Lovely Cruise,despite Cabin

We chose this cruise for the itinerary,We have previously cruised with Celebrity and Cunard,so a smaller ship was a first.We really enjoyed the wonderful places we visited.Santorini was fabulous,Mykonos ...
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Sail Date October 2019


sawston123 avatar

sawston123

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Ideal cruise/itinerary for seeing the Greek Islands

We chose this cruise because we wanted to see the Greek Isles in a convenient, economical fashion. We were searching for a cruise that focused on seeing the Greek islands and found that most of the major cruise ...
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Sail Date June 2019


pardie avatar

pardie

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable week visiting Grrek Islands

We chose this cruise because it stayed overnight in Mykonos & Santorini. It was certainly a relaxing cruise. Our embarkation went smoothly & we disembarked quite quickly without any hassle. We had an outside cabin ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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mlarocca

5 Reviews Written

38 Helpful Votes

Average ship/Excellent itinerary through the Greek Islands

We are experienced cruisers. We have sailed with Norwegian, Holland, Celebrity and Oceania in the past, as well as been on board very small cruise ships in Alaska and Patagonia. We selected this cruise via a ...
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Sail Date April 2018


Lindabime avatar

Lindabime

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Overall Experience

Overall it was a good experience. However, some of the islands we visited could be removed completely as there was nothing to see there (like Ios island, or even Sirios), and they could make a longer stop at ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Hadleighhound

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Aging ship with really great crew

An ageing vessel, "dirty" engines putting out fumes on departure from ports. Outside deck space is tired, not very comfortable seating and cushions when available dirty with cig burns. Cocktails very watered ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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isellupe

1 Review Written

Excellent staff. Excellent entertainment Cuban team. Excellent food

I was on the Aegean Sea cruise for 6 nights, boarding on August 26 in Athenas and disembarking in Kusadassi on September 1, 2019. My experience was excellent, a beautiful trip, an excellent itinerary, which includes ...
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Sail Date August 2019


Mariamar avatar

Mariamar

1 Review Written

Very good cruise

Very good experience in a cruise. It was recommend by travel agent. Ship is small but very comfortable. Embarkation and disembarkation was fast and smooth. We were a group of six people, the cabins are small but ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Clearwaterteacher

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Amazing destinations on a nice ship.

My husband is a travel consultant and found out about this cruise at a training. We have always wanted to visit these amazing destinations...Greece, Egypt, Israel, Cyprus, Turkey and Rhodes. The ship was not the ...
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Sail Date December 2019


Celestyal Crystal Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.03.6
Dining4.03.6
Entertainment4.04.1
Public Rooms4.03.9
Fitness Recreation3.03.2
Family2.03.7
Enrichment3.53.8
Service4.54.3
Value For Money5.03.9
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