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Celestyal Cruises Athens (Piraeus) Cruise Reviews

Greek coffee with a view!
Sunset - Thalassus bar
Pyramids-Cairo
Parthenon-Athens
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oyveymama
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

This ship is a refurbished Royal Caribbean ship that is in need of more refurbishment. My trip felt like more of a ferry ride, with passengers embarking and disembarking at many of the ports. There were very few Americans on board. While the cabin attendants were excellent, the rest of the service was definitely lacking. It was difficult to have our bread and water refilled in the dining room, ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


EXCELLENT VALUE FOR MONEY

Review for Celestyal Crystal to Mediterranean

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Radford007
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I had the pleasure of cruising on this ship in June 2021. It is very affordable with the inclusive drinks package and included shore excursions. It had rigid Covid 19 rules. The ship has no pretensions of being 5 star but having previously sailed on luxury ships I have no reservations in stating that this was one of my best ever cruises. The reason; the crew as every member that I ...
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Sail Date: June 2021


Celestyal, An Overlooked Gem in the Cruise World?

Review for Celestyal Crystal to Mediterranean

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MN Tonester
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Last May, 2019, my wife and her siblings took a Greek island cruise on this very ship, which included Ephesus among the included excursions. I stayed home and took care of the dog. So effusive of her praise for the cruise and the included excursions, we decided to repeat the cruise this year. Celestyal offered a fantastic Black Friday cruise deal including drinks, gratuities, and three paid ...
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Sail Date: March 2020


Spectacular destination lineup, enjoyable ship experience

Review for Celestyal Crystal to Mediterranean

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Dave2Kayak
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

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 capacity?) with all the offerings you'd find on larger luxury boats but we found the Crystal to be very adequate for this type of cruise. Clean and well maintained throughout, friendly ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Great itinerary - good value!

Review for Celestyal Crystal to Mediterranean

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YTOcruisers
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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, Rhodes and Ephesus), gratuities and drinks (albeit you could also pay for “premium drinks”). We had read the reviews on the Celestyal Crystal and had “lowered the bar” for our ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Amazing destinations on a nice ship.

Review for Celestyal Crystal to Mediterranean

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Clearwaterteacher
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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 newest, but extremely clean. The people working on the ship were extremely friendly. Although there were people from many countries on the ship English was used for announcements, ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


7 Nights Cruise 3 Continents – Celestyal Crystal

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HaileyAuger
2-5 Cruises • Age 20s

7 Nights Cruise 3 Continents – Celestyal Crystal Ship – the ship is more like a ferry, very old & worn, basic and casual. We expected a very basic cruise and didn’t pack any evening clothes. Although there was the usual captain’s gala night, so there’s a dress code for that evening if participating. Cabin – the cabin was an ok size but the bathroom was tiny and much smaller than other ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


3 Continents. One of the best ever!

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Jantheman132
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise purely for the itinerary. The 7 night 3 Continents tour leaving from Athens did not disappoint in any way. We'll certainly use Celestyal again. Flying into Athens on the day of the cruise departure was a risk, but we'd seen Athens a few times before, and weren't keen to stay over. A 1 pm arrival was delayed by half an hour but we still made the 2.09 train direct to Pireaus ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


3 Continent Cruise, Grand Suite

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Jane_Doe
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

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 Suite. With that said, there were some really great features and some areas that you should be aware may fall short of some people’s expectations. Embarkation notice for suite ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


BETTER THAN EXPECTED!

Review for Celestyal Olympia to Greece

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beachmiker
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

This cruise was part of a Globus land tour of Greece. Embarkation was one of the smoothest ever experienced I'm sure because the Ship was only 3/4 full. We enjoyed the free drink package at no extra cost which was a real treat. You had a great selection of beer, wine and spirts. The service aboard was both professional and extremely friendly. The food was fantastic! We ate in the main ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


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