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Crystal Auckland Cruise Reviews

Beach stop for lobster lunch on excursion in San Salvador.  A piece of heaven.
Prego Specialty Restaurant (Italian) Mushroom Soup in a Bread bowl. My wife favorite of anything on the cruise.
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Crystal Symphony was largely disappointing

Review for Crystal Symphony to South Pacific

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Ritergal
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

My husband and I decided to join a friend on a five-week cruise on Crystal's Symphony. She gave it glowing reviews and we were excited about the trip from Auckland across the Pacific to Valparaiso. That dream soon turned to a nightmare, as explained toward the end of this review. Let me start with the really great part: Crystal employees are devoted and loyal and give first-class service. This ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah (slightly limited view)


A Dream Cruise Across the South Pacific

Review for Crystal Symphony to South Pacific

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Phoenix cruiser
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

South Pacific Cruise on the Crystal Symphony March 3-April 6, 2018 This is a review of two segments of the Crystal Symphony World Cruise, from Auckland, New Zealand to Papeete, Tahiti and Papeete to Valparaiso, Chile. Ports of call included two stops in Fiji, the Cook Islands, Tonga, Niue, Bora Bora, Moorea, Tahiti, the Marquesas Islands, Easter Island and Robinson Crusoe Island. Overall ...
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Sail Date: March 2018


I have to dissent on this one

Review for Crystal Symphony to Australia & New Zealand

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sandlarr
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

While most reviewers give the Crystal Symphony an excellent or very good rating, we felt it was, at best, average. Not up to the standards of the Seabourne, Regent or other luxury cruise lines. The "positives" were that the boat had been refurbished, the crew was helpful and the entertainment was very good. On the negative side, the trip was expensive and "all-inclusive" yet they always seemed to ...
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Sail Date: November 2014

Cabin Type: Penthouse with Verandah


Not What I Expected Really

Review for Crystal Symphony to Australia & New Zealand

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Polodriver
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

I feel compelled to reflect on my recent cruise on Crystal Symphony. It was my first time on this line, my last cruise was with Silversea and I have cruised twice on Paul Gaugin. I boarded in Auckland with no issues as a solo passenger. There were lines but these moved quickly. Once on board I had the lunch in the MDR. Pleasant but nothing to rave about and I was aware of a nasty smell in the ...
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Sail Date: November 2014


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The Crystal Family is the only way to go

Review for Crystal Symphony to Australia & New Zealand

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Desparatel housewife
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Since sailing on the Crystal Symphony I want to sail only with the Crystal Family! I reckon that is why many people have 300 to 500 sailings with her! First of all, the staff. They are so friendly and helpful. Not a sour face in sight. Your drink of choice is remembered by them and automatically placed in front of you. The nice thing is that everything is included . Tips, drinks etc. The shows ...
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Sail Date: November 2014


Exceptional service on a beautiful ship

Review for Crystal Symphony to Australia & New Zealand

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dbjennings
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

My previous cruising experience: Oceania, Holland America, Royal Caribbean, Viking. Crystal Symphony is a lovely midsize ship with all the amenities you would expect. The pricing is "all inclusive", and Crystal comes pretty close. The most obvious exception was internet access, and that will be free on Crystal cruises, starting later this year. You can find plenty of information about the ship ...
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Sail Date: February 2014

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah


CRYSTAL SYMPHONY HOLIDAY CRUISE

Review for Crystal Symphony to Australia & New Zealand

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RockyandMoose
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

It has been close to a month since we embarked on our Crystal Symphony Holiday Cruise in Auckland, but the memories of it linger fondly. We thought we would share this review. For ease of reference, we have broken our review down by categories, more or less. 1. Embarkation: Embarkation was a breeze. From the moment we entered the shipyard it took less than three minutes to board the ship ...
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Sail Date: December 2012

Cabin Type: Penthouse with Verandah


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