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Athens (Piraeus) to the Mediterranean Celestyal Cruises Celestyal Crystal Cruise Reviews

Celestyal Cruises
Celestyal Crystal
Mediterranean
Athens

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46 Athens (Piraeus) to the Mediterranean Celestyal Cruises Celestyal Crystal Cruise Reviews


abrn1 avatar

abrn1

1 Review Written

31 Helpful Votes

A Beautiful Holiday - Exceeded Expecations

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There was nothing to fault on this holiday. Very well organised indeed. Holiday comprised of flights from London Heathrow to Athens return, 1 night in Athens hotel, then 7-night cruise including 24 hours in ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Idaho Springs

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Excellent Customer Service

My daughter and I booked this cruise due to its varied itinerary which did not include any sea days and included two over night stays in Mykonos and Santorini rather than as a "cruise experience". This enabled us to ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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chinde

1 Review Written

22 Helpful Votes

Amazing Experience

Hi All, My trip Aug 27th from Athens on the Crystal 7 Day Idyllic Aegean Cruise was beyond what I expected. With only 476 cabins this makes for a nice intimate group with no line ups. The extra pluses like all ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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costalb2002

2 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Another wonderful cruise on Aegean with Celestyal cruises

While preparing to write my impressions of my cruises ( my 123th , I am a professional in the cruise market and I have accompanied groups with almost all the cruise companies over a period of 40 years ) here is the ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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sorincapat

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Best entertainment I've ever seen

Very good food, clean cabins, great night shows and divers entertainment program. Really best value for money I've paid. Great for families with/without friends. I strongly recommend for everybody: you can enjoy ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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rugbyandbeer

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Did what it said on the tin!

first timers, good staff and attentive service on this smaller ship. Food was not Michelin but was more than satisfactory in all restaurants. One downer though- in the A la carte rest'nt the dress code has been ...
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Sail Date August 2018


denismb avatar

denismb

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise and staff, at a human scale

We went the whole family (2 adult children) on a 7 day cruise to the Greek islands. Excellent ship, renewed, great food, good cabins, Staff is very kind. Well prepared itinerary. What I liked the most is the human ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Gardener/058

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Very disappointed

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 ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Milily

3 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Overpriced and under-delivered.

Coming from Australia, we are used to being savvy about cruising – our country is a dumping ground for older ships with poor facilities (looking at you, Princess and P&O) or decent ships that have their prices ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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ifor1

1 Review Written

22 Helpful Votes

Disappointing trip

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 ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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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


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Jimakos

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

So not go!

I chose this cruise, because I wanted to have fun with my wife. I hoped I would find a clear and fresh cabin but I didn't. So I don't suggest it to anonybody. Besides doctor does not appear, if you call him. A nurse ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Entos

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Beyond the Sea! Our Family Loved It!

We wanted to sail the Aegean and visit Istanbul and Ephesus, and this was the perfect cruise. We sailed from Lavrion, which is about a half-hour from Athens Airport. It's far-less crowded than Piraeus, and our ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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prufock

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Awful Cabins!

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, ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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mumike46

3 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Our first Greek cruise

We selected this cruise after seeing a UK TV show with Jane Mcdonald on board this very ship. It is a relatively small ship 1200 passengers. We loved it, having cruised with Carnival (12 times) MSC (1) and PO ...
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Sail Date June 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


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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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Dave2Kayak

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Spectacular destination lineup, enjoyable ship experience

The focus was on visiting many antiquities sites which was the main reason we selected this cruise package. Celestyal provided an excellent experience at a good value. Not a new ship or a large ship (900 passengers ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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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


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2019greece cruise

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

My husband and I went with a group of people organized by a travel agent. The itinerary was perfect, and so were the excursions and guides. The majority of the crew was friendly, but some were not. We enjoyed the ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Naturally_travelling

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Outstanding educational excursions and terrific crew

In our decision to cruise on the Crystal, we focused on the opportunities to learn as we travel. This cruise ship and its destinations and excursions fit our plan perfectly! The fine dining, drinks, interesting ...
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Sail Date July 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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