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A Beautiful Holiday - Exceeded Expecations
"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..."Read More
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abrn1

2-5 Cruises

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Fantastic cruise on a great small ship. Will cruise again in future!

Review for Celestyal Crystal to Mediterranean

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Bell2cruise

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

For those people looking for the bells and whistles of a large ship, do not look here. However if your looking to see parts of the world that are on your bucket list, then come on this cruise! Yes, ship is small, little older, but for the price and what's included it was definitely worth it, despite what was going on in the world. We were the last ship to go to most ports due to the Corona ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Ensenada

10 Helpful Votes


Celestyal, An Overlooked Gem in the Cruise World?

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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

Departure Port: Tortola

9 Helpful Votes


Great itinerary - good value!

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YTOcruisers

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

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

Departure Port: Tortola

23 Helpful Votes


3 Continent Cruise, Grand Suite

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Jane Doe

2-5 Cruises

Age 80s

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

Departure Port: Tortola


Trip of a lifetime: uncharted waters for me

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buzzandjulie

10+ Cruises

This cruise was actually won by a work associate and I was to join her. Her schedule did not allow her to go so I was able to bring my adult daughter double bonus This was my 50th cruise but never to this region or this line. I had not expectations as to what to expect was not generally diapponted. This is a small ship with only 700 passengers this vovage so never crowded The ship ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Departure Port: Ensenada

4 Helpful Votes


Remarkable Value and First Rate Staff

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Brian 11

6-10 Cruises

Age 80s

I selected this cruise as I live in Cyprus and I could join the ship in Limassol. I actually went on the bus from Paphos to Limassol. A whopping 4 euros. It sounded good in the brochure. I was a little dubious, as the price was low. And living in Cyprus, I expected the organisation would be rather slipshod. How wrong can you be !!! I had an excellent time. Being a widower, I was ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Departure Port: Rouen

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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

Departure Port: Tortola

12 Helpful Votes


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

Departure Port: Tortola

64 Helpful Votes


Great for What it is.

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Mrmikekellyesq

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

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 is not sumtuous. It is just adequate. There are supplements on the deck with omlette stations, BBQ etc. But this cruise line is not all about the food. The restaurants have a menu ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Departure Port: Tortola

18 Helpful Votes


FOOD, FOOD, FOOD!

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celine99

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

This was our experience on Celestyal Cruise Line, ship “Crystal”: Intro: Embarkation was an exercise in chaos, frustration and exhaustion. Long, long lines, very bureaucratic and much standing around waiting…and waiting…and etc... Not nearly enough cruise staff to take care of +1000 people Same for “life preserver safety class”. Standing and waiting, waiting, waiting, etc… We ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Departure Port: San Diego

7 Helpful Votes


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