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185 Crystal Europe Cruise Reviews


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ervlynn

2 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Our first Crystal cruise was wonderful

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We really enjoyed the Crystal experience. We had decided to try a luxury cruise as a special treat and are glad we chose Crystal. The Barcelona to Lisbon itinerary was perfect for us and the ship is lovely and ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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mountainclimber1

6 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

There are luxury cruise lines and there is CRYSTAL!

In the past 3 years we have sailed with Silversea 4 times, with Regent 3, with Oceania 1 and with Seabourn 2 times. We had heard excellent comments about Crystal when their Mediterranean cruise caught our attention. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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planada

2 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

WOW!

Everyone should do this small ship experience at least once. Its absolutely lovely that everyone knows your name by day 2. We were a group of 6 that had an amazing experience. The cabins, the common areas, the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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NorthernHiro

5 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

Loved our week on Serenity

Greetings! I am a former luxury cruise TA and had sailed on Serenity 3 times in a PH, about 12-14 years ago. This is the my first time back as a 'civilian' and first time on Crystal for my husband. Our last 4 ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Cruisemonty

1 Review Written

42 Helpful Votes

Loved our First Crystal Cruise

We just returned from a seven-day cruise on Serenity in the Adriatic. This was our first cruise on a luxury line after sailing on Disney, Celebrity and Oceania, among others. We really enjoyed the all inclusive ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Atsugi1

1 Review Written

34 Helpful Votes

More than expected

A friend recommended the line, plus the itinerary included ports of interest to me such as Kotor and Debrovnik. I also prefer ships that hold fewer than 1000 guests. Rooms were a bit small but the amenities of the ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Shoeman1

8 Reviews Written

90 Helpful Votes

Better than ever

We chose this cruise for its itinerary. We were not disappointed. This was our 20th cruise with Crystal and everything was pristine. Embarkation and Disembarkation: Smooth as silk. We arrived at port at 11: 35 ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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toolworker

1 Review Written

52 Helpful Votes

First Time on Crystal - My Impressions vs. Regent Seven Seas

For those interested, here are impressions of a first-time Crystal cruiser on Serenity, comparing our experience mainly with Regent Seven Seas. We’ve also cruised Oceania, Viking Ocean, Azamara and a number of ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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as.rogers

2 Reviews Written

41 Helpful Votes

Pampered and well fed

We thought we booked the same line we took on another cruise, but it turned out to be the Crystal Serenity, which was even better. The staff were happy, which we like because it means the company treats them well, ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Strode Wallace

12 Reviews Written

115 Helpful Votes

THE LAST CRUISE AND THE $22,000 COLDS by Strode Wallace

I did not know whether to title this review “The Last Cruise” or “The $22,000 Colds.” As much as we like Crystal, in 2018 I had booked a cruise on Pro-Iceland for a 7-day cruise of just Iceland. But in ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Acromie

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

2 star ship

We chose the Serenity having travelled on the Espirit and the Harmony and because we wanted to do a Baltic Sea Cruise. We have suite 11060 which is fine and it an added benefit to order dinner from any of the ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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colonial50

3 Reviews Written

38 Helpful Votes

Better Than Ev

This was our 24th cruise on Crystal and the first after the Serenity came out of dry dock. We took this cruise to relax as my husband was recuperating. The boarding process in Reykjavik was a little off as there ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Bella-Boo

1 Review Written

Amazing food and staff !

We were celebrating our 20th Wedding Anniversary and wanted a special experience so that is why we chose Crystal. We were not at all disappointed . The food was amazing the best we have ever had on a cruise ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Chestertripper

2 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Crystal certainly didn't disappoint us

We chose this itinerary to try out Crystal and because we are keen F1 fans and being at the Monaco Grand Prix was wonderful. Food and beverages were really good. Speciality restaurants at no additional charge ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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AWHW

30 Reviews Written

242 Helpful Votes

The Ultimate Pamper

I grasped an opportunity to cruise on the Crystal yacht, Crystal Esprit, on its rare Europe transitional itinerary between Malaga and Barcelona: I wanted to do this for a long time but this ship is normally in ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Virginia from Roslyn

2 Reviews Written

59 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise

This is our 4th Crystal cruise but first cruise post the 2018 changes made to the Serenity. The decor in the common areas and restaurants has been updated. We enjoyed the addition of the restaurants Silk and ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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seapointer

10 Reviews Written

76 Helpful Votes

Almost perfect

Foe our first cruise on Crystal, we made the jump to a luxury line and were not disappointed, for the most part.The public areas of the ship are in top condition following a recent drydock. The furniture throughout ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Ovener

4 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

Ticks all the boxes, yet something was missing...

We’ve sailed with Seabourn and Hapag Lloyd before and were interested to try Crystal for a short six day cruise to see how life would be on a bigger ship. In some respects Serenity was excellent. The food ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Camillus112

3 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

A Taste For Crystal

We selected the short May 4-11 cruise from Athens to Rome to have the opportunity of trying the Crystal experience. We have cruised in Silversea and Seabourn exclusively, and are happy with both lines. We found ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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2ConnecticutCruisers

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Wonderful trip, from start to finish -- Crystal is top notch!

Have been on several Crystal cruises before, always on the Symphony. First time on the Serenity, first time in each of these ports (Rome, Florence/Pisa, Nice, Barcelona, Ibiza, Monte Carlo). I can't say enough ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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pf123ff

5 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Visiting Israel from a Cruise Ship – by Coach versus Minibus

Israel has recently become a popular destination for cruise ships. Some ships stop 3 days in Haifa, some stop 1 day in Ashdod followed by 2 more days in Haifa. I and my wife have tried both ways, and I am now ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Stepwill47

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Somewhat disappointing....

This was our second cruise with Crystal - we took their Baltic Cruise on Crystal Symphony last year - and were very happy with that. I'll list the things that we liked, and the things that went wrong. I have ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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SCTPU

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Pre-Cruise Buildup Bound to Disappoint

My wife and I chose this cruise to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. We had been to both Spain and Portugal previously and had a great time. The ports of call of the Iberian Sojourn were exactly what we were ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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lrosen3565

1 Review Written

40 Helpful Votes

"Our second fabulous experience on the Crystal Esprit"

We departed from Dubrovnik on September 23, 2018 setting sail for Venice. Our intended flight schedule was intended to take us from San Antonio, Texas to Dallas to an overnight in Madrid and then on to Dubrovnik on ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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AWHW

30 Reviews Written

242 Helpful Votes

Excellent Cruise

When I embarked on Crystal Serenity in Barcelona on Sunday October 7, I recalled that my last cruise on this ship was well over almost 4 years, yet I was pleasantly amazed (but not surprised) that many restaurant ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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