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Athens (Piraeus) to Greece Celestyal Cruises Celestyal Crystal Cruise Reviews

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great itinerary to visit the Aegean and great crew
"We are Americans in our 50s. We travel a lot, but this was our first ever cruise. I really liked our 7-day cruise of the Aegean. The itinerary was great, we liked the ship, and the people working onboard were..."Read More
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great itinerary to visit the Aegean and great crew

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Carol-50s-USA

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

We are Americans in our 50s. We travel a lot, but this was our first ever cruise. I really liked our 7-day cruise of the Aegean. The itinerary was great, we liked the ship, and the people working onboard were great. Our cruise director Danny was excellent. I am giving my review to tell readers what I would have found useful to know, and to also provide constructive feedback to Celestyal ...
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Sail Date: May 2019


Aging ship with really great crew

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Hadleighhound

2-5 Cruises

Age 80s

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 own, wine a dinner nothing special but drinkable Excursions rather long and padded out with relatively uninteresting visits like carpet factory in Kusadasi which was interesting ...
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Sail Date: July 2018


Overall Experience

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Lindabime

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

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 Santorini. The pool water was very very cold and the pool itself very small, while situated in the middle of a bar and a restaurant. The sun beds were on different floors, so there was no ...
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Sail Date: August 2016


A Disappointing Onboard Experience

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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


Great Way to See Greek Isles

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purplesun

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

We chose this cruise because we felt it was the best way to see multiple Greek islands with our limited time in Greece. Booking had several computer glitches, but customer service responded promptly. Embarkation was smooth, just as other reviewers wrote. Easiest ever for a cruise. You do leave your passports ( and you do get them back at them back at the end of the cruise), but I agree it ...
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Sail Date: June 2016


Worst Cruise ever

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Mike the Elder

10+ Cruises

Age 80s

We are seasoned cruiser's and world travelers. We fully understand that places outside the USA can be quite different since we have traveled to China (lived there for a total of 12 weeks) , Russia and many other countries. This cruise ship, and I have to assume company, are by far the worst we have encountered. Avoid this company unless you are prepared for very poor service, food and tours. Here ...
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Sail Date: October 2015


Won't travel again with this cruise line.

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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


Best Experience!

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Kris07

First Time Cruiser

Age 30s

I took a 3 night cruise to the Greek islands and Turkey on the Celestyal Olympia. It was such a fantastic cruise! The cruise is very port heavy but the time on the ship was fabulous. The crew was amazing and so friendly and helpful. I spent most of my time by the pool and in the sunbathing deck. It got pretty crowded but it was still enjoyable. They had music and dance lessons by the pool ...
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Sail Date: September 2015


Very Disappointing

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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


The worst cruise I had the misfortune to take

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Forgetable

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

This cruise left a great deal to be desired- from staff that were unable to speak English to the pTassengers and the mis information they gave to passengers- probably because of language problems and poor training, the only staff that seemed to be happy and had a happy helpful attitude towards passengers were the restaurant waiters. However, the food served was very disappointing and also left a ...
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Sail Date: May 2015


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