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Crystal Symphony Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to Europe
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"I just returned from the Grand Britannia cruise with my mom, sister and daughter. We had adjoining staterooms. Here are my thoughts: The good: Overall food quality was very good in all venues. We loved Prego..."Read More
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PINS CELEBRATING 5 CRUISES ARE MEANINGLESS

Review for Crystal Symphony to Mediterranean

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GROVERDALE

2-5 Cruises

Age 80s

Sadly, we witnessed the effect of new ownership on this cruise line. After five positive experiences on the Symphony, 'economic pullbacks' took a toll on our most recent experience. Previous sailings included live string quartets at tea time. No more. Midnight chocolate festivals in the central lobby. No more. Ice sculptures. No more. Chocolates and fresh fruit bowls in the cabin. No ...
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Sail Date: May 2016

Departure Port: Tortola

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

3 Helpful Votes


Modernized restoration? More like smoke, smiles, and mirrors...

Review for Crystal Symphony to Baltic Sea

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Kellyk1970

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

My husband and I were traveling as a couple to celebrate our 20th anniversary. I booked with Crystal cruises because in my travel magazines, it has been rated a top cruise line. We were expecting a luxurious staterooms and a ship that looked like it had undergone a major restoration, like I had read. We expected the ship to be modernized and opulant. I can't relate how disappointed we are that ...
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Sail Date: June 2016

Departure Port: St. John's (Newfoundland)

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah

31 Helpful Votes


Wait until you are 80 to cruise with Crystal.

Review for Crystal Symphony to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Cityfolk2015

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

I don't even know where to begin. Let me say that the crew and service staff were excellent. That is the only good thing about this cruise line. 1) For the amount of money, WIFI should be included with the price. I took my husband over 10 minutes to connect for his job, which ate up many of the minutes we purchased. 2) The cabins are small. You cannot both get ready at the same time, unless ...
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Sail Date: June 2015

Departure Port: Dublin

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah

10 Helpful Votes


Luxury with some major limitations

Review for Crystal Symphony to Baltic Sea

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jemfields

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

This review is only highlighting two major problems that Crystal has had with its policies for the ships. 1. Children are only looked after by kids club care while a parent is onboard. - If both parents (Authorized person) leave to go on a shore trip they MUST take the kids with them - Noting that a number of the shore trips are not for children - 2. The only compromise is to have a staff ...
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Sail Date: July 2017

Departure Port: Sorrento

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

Traveled with children

1 Helpful Vote


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