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Crystal Symphony Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to Europe
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Excellent first cruise on Crystal Symphony
"This was our first cruise with Crystal and was a short 'try-out' before trying something more ambitious. I don't think it would be possible (for me at least) to cruise without a few niggles, but in this case they..."Read More
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DaisyUK

2-5 Cruises

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A fantastic cruise experience

Review for Crystal Symphony to Mediterranean

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markforbes

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

Our preference is for ships of a decent size able to offer a variety of venues whilst maintaining a high level of service. We dislike smaller ships, ships within a ship, ships with specific areas reserved for specific cabin types or titanium plus members etc, continually signing for goods and services, mandatory tipping, crowded spaces etc. We like what we have found on crystal and are ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Departure Port: Paris

31 Helpful Votes


A true six-star experience.

Review for Crystal Symphony to Mediterranean

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julieringkeller

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

My husband and I have been on a couple of dozen cruises on a total of 12 lines. This Crystal cruise was outstanding in every way. In most ways it was comparable to less expensive cruises such as Oceania and Azamara, though the enrichment activities were far and away the best we've ever experiences. The cusine was top rate, though the specialty restaurants were, in my view,no better than the ...
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Sail Date: September 2017

Departure Port: Paris

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

13 Helpful Votes


Best Yet!

Review for Crystal Symphony to Baltic Sea

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DaisyUK

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

This was our 3rd Crystal cruise and whilst all have been excellent, this was probably the best. We booked fairly late due to life getting in the way of a previously booked cruise in July so did not have the best choice of cabin, and ended up right at the front of the ship. It was absolutely fine most of the time, but we did have one rather rocky night in the Bay of Biscay! Embarkation was ...
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Sail Date: August 2017

Departure Port: Dublin

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite with Verandah

50 Helpful Votes


Crystal Symphony Baltic Sea

Review for Crystal Symphony to Baltic Sea

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Jimbola

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

The Crystal Symphony Baltic Sea cruise on 2017 was fantastic. We loved every aspect and element. We were invited to go with the Hillsdale College group which booked about a third of the ship and that overlay of programs and people was really wonderful. We knew the Symphony was going in for major remodeling a few weeks after our cruise, but the ship was still in great shape, and the staff and ...
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Sail Date: July 2017

Departure Port: St. John's (Newfoundland)

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window

Traveled with children

83 Helpful Votes


Back-to-Back, NYC to London, via Iceland

Review for Crystal Symphony to Baltic Sea

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PrincessVictoria22

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

I love Crystal, for its outstanding service, friendly crew, beautiful ships, delicious food, and lectures/ other activities. Everything during my 3-1/2 weeks onboard was amazing, from the shore excursions to the cabin stewardess. Embarkation and disembarkation were painless, with no waiting at any point. One never feels "herded" on Crystal. I particularly appreciate the approach to the ...
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Sail Date: May 2017

Departure Port: Rarotonga

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

10 Helpful Votes


The perfect cruise!

Review for Crystal Symphony to Mediterranean

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dh1

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We were on this specific cruise as a business incentive award, so we did not actually select the cruise ship or the specific cruise. The Symphony is a relatively small ship, accomodating about 1000 guests. We spent very little time in Barcelona (our departure city ) as we used that time for an excursion in the mountains, as we did at most of the other ports. Embarkation and disembarkation ...
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Sail Date: August 2016

Departure Port: Ketchikan

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah

2 Helpful Votes


Efficient and lovely staff

Review for Crystal Symphony to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Annette Costello

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

We have just disembarked from the Crystal Symphony in Rome after a 11 day cruise. We couldn't fault any part of the cruise and feel we have experienced a very professional event. The entertainment was always enjoyable. All the staff were friendly and efficient but especially would like to mention our 2 dinner waiters on Table 49 at the 2nd sitting, Salih and Viaos Both of them were amazing, ...
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Sail Date: September 2016

Departure Port: Rostock (Warnemunde)

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window

10 Helpful Votes


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