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Crystal Symphony Cruise Reviews for Gourmet Food Cruises to Canada & New England

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British Columbia & Alaska from our cabin verandah.  Juuly 2019
Guest exhibition of watercolor paintings, just outside the Cove lounge.
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Best Cruise Line

Review for Crystal Symphony to Canada & New England

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rjrobbin

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Booked this cruise to see the fall leaves...weather was crappy...Not Crystal's fault. The ship and crew were great. The food and service were excellent. Smaller ship and passenger list meant not as much waiting for shore excursions..etc. The entertainment was very nice since it was a smaller ship. We enjoyed the bistro and the hamburgers. They were the best. The speciality restarunts are a ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window


Looking for Leaves

Review for Crystal Symphony to Canada & New England

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Edensmom

10+ Cruises

Age 80s

I was interested in a cruise that either left from New York or came back to that port which meant I would be home in and hour or so. I flew to Montreal and spent the first night and second day onboard, unpacked and being pampered. Crystal met me at the airport and escorted me to a waiting bus. That was a lovely touch since it was raining and the hostess carried the umbrella. The line has buses ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window


Wonderful Musical Experience

Review for Crystal Symphony to Canada & New England

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JC Norton

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

This was our second cruise on Crystal, the first being a Lisbon to Lisbon adventure in the Azores, Canary Islands and Morocco in 2018. We chose it partly because of that experience, but also for the itinerary, hoping to hit the fall color along the Saint Laurence. We did. It was jaw dropping and absolutely at it's height. This also was a 'jazz days, cabaret nights,' cruise and the music was ...
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Sail Date: October 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah


Don’t cruise on this ship!

Review for Crystal Symphony to Canada & New England

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Elizabeth 1

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

My first cruise 7 years ago was on Marco Polo a small cruise ship in the Cruise and Maritme fleet. With nothing to compare it to but other holidays in European resorts I thought it compared very favourably. Since then I have cruised with P&O three times , NCL , and Royal Caribbean, and again with Cruise and Maritime. However the cruise I am on at the moment with Crystal on the liner Symphony ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window (extremely limited view)


Crystal still sparkles in our eyes!

Review for Crystal Symphony to Canada & New England

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Steveoka

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

After reading some of the negative reviews on the Symphony we were wondering what to expect on our return onboard after 18 months and after the refurbishment. I would like to say we were not disappointed as everything and everyone onboard were of an excellent standard. The check in was seamless and took us 30 mins from arrival at the terminal to receiving our glass of champagne after ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window (limited view)


Crystal Symphony experience

Review for Crystal Symphony to Canada & New England

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Phshav

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Wanted to do the northeast. Sixth cruise with Crystal. Last was New Years in Australia 2017. Food as always was excellent. Several crew members remembered us by name. Always a nice touch. Entertainment has always been a strong point with Crystal and remains so. Had heard with ownership change there might be a decrease in service and or food. I found no evidence of this. We prefer the 8th deck with ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window


EXCELLENT

Review for Crystal Symphony to Canada & New England

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docprb

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

My wife and I are in our mid sixties and have traveled extensively and cruised on many different ships and cruise lines. We have recently cruised several times with Oceania which has a similar level of service and food. We found our deluxe veranda cabin smaller than most ships we have been on. However it is well laid out and to our surprise we found enough storage for our belongings. The WiFi ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah


Not Really Sure

Review for Crystal Symphony to Canada & New England

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geoffstravels

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Firstly a little bit of background. My wife and I are long time cruisers, mostly on smaller and the R8 ships. Pacific Princess and the unfortunate Adonia have been our regular choice, but in recent years have looked into alternative cruise lines. Windstar, Regent and now several Cruises with Oceania. Back to this review. We chose the Crystal Symphony because of the itinerary and to experience ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window (extremely limited view)


Tried the new Seabreeze Penthouse

Review for Crystal Symphony to Canada & New England

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Liga713

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We have gone on other Crystal cruises before and were anxious to check out the new Seabreeze Penthouses. While they are 50% larger than the standard Veranda Suites, they also cost about 50% more. The Suite was beautiful and the extra space was fantastic. On the negative, the TV is in an awkward place, the vanity area is very tight and the lifeboat just below our balcony interfered with our ...
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Sail Date: August 2018


Review of Joie De Canada

Review for Crystal Symphony to Canada & New England

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cbhenry8

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Review of Joie De Canada, September 20-27, 2015, 7 day trip on Crystal Symphony Quick overview of what others might mention elsewhere: Embarkation: Took our luggage, checked our passports, ran us through the security scanners, we took the sailaway picture, and then proceeded to the gangway. Promptly ran into people coming off the ship in an area only about 3 feet wide. We had luggage, they ...
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Sail Date: September 2015

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window


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