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18 Crystal Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews

Jimbola avatar


4 Reviews Written

83 Helpful Votes

Above and Beyond


Our third Crystal cruise did not disappoint. We went from Iceland to the fjord of Norway to Copenhagen, and I would highly recommend this route as it was spectacular in every way, and the Crystal Serenity was ...
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Sail Date June 2019

Kumamako avatar


1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Not as good as it used to be.

We chose this cruise because we had not been on the Crystal for a few years and as it was a round trip return from and to Los Angeles it seemed to be very convenient. For years we have been trying to convince our ...
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Sail Date January 2019

pms616 avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Nearly Impeccable

First time Crystal Cruise...”Amazon Escape” Oct. 27 - Nov. 20, 2017 (24 Days) The Embarkation Process was disorganized & confusing...it took nearly 3 hours...Wasn’t a good start...apparently, the Crystal ...
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Sail Date October 2017

castriker888 avatar


1 Review Written

47 Helpful Votes

Just wow!

We love cruises and had been looking for one to Croatia. Our previous cruises had been with the big middle market lines - Celebrity, Royal Caribbean, Princess, etc. We picked this 1-week Venice to Croatia cruise for ...
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Sail Date August 2017

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1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Best staff and ambience that I have ever experienced on any vacation!

Good friends of ours convinced my wife and I to book this cruise two months before the sailing. I absolutely was so impressed and felt totally pampered by the team on the Serenity. All the fine staff aboard really ...
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Sail Date April 2017



1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Rating. Crystal Symphony cruise departing on January 5, 2017

Crystal Symphony cruise departing on January 5, 2017 I chose the cruise for two reasons. One was the ports of call and the area that the cruise was visiting. The other was the fact that it was a bridge cruise ...
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Sail Date January 2017

dh1 avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The perfect cruise!

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 ...
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Sail Date August 2016

Bronster avatar


2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

An Outstanding Voyage

We chose this cruise because of the big band and ballroom theme and we were not disappointed. The Tommy Dorsey orchestra under the direction of Terry Myer was superb. Y husband is a retired trombone player from ...
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Sail Date October 2016

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4 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

all what I expected. our 15 crystal cruise

We take 3 crossing a year, between crystal and Seabourn.But Crystal has a better lecture program. And the Tommy Dorsey band makes it over the top. Crystal also to care of our medical needs. They were just great. ...
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Sail Date October 2016

Syd123 avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Ballroom Dance Cruise

Eviactive put together a ballroom dance program on Crystal Serenity. Her pros were outstanding and we took lessons every morning before touring. In the evening we danced the night away to the superb band provided by ...
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Sail Date May 2016

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1 Review Written

23 Helpful Votes

Advertised as 6 Star+ ....... Reality 4 Star

Crystal gets such wonderful reviews that I definitely wanted to experience the line and its self proclaimed 6*+ cruising. The itinerary was perfect for us as we prefer long times at sea. Dining: The food on ...
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Sail Date March 2016

brazilgirl avatar


2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Exceptional Cruise

This was our first Crystal cruise. We have cruised several other cruise lines including Celebrity, HAL, RCI and Carnival. We chose Crystal for this cruise because we normally cruise with our children and we wanted ...
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Sail Date May 2015

haikou avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Will not be returning to the Serenity; I will stick with Crystal Sympony.

I found the atmosphere on the Serenity to be intolerable by the end of the first few days. I will not go into much detail here but suffice it to say I was ignored by others when I as a solo traveler sat down and ...
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Sail Date May 2015

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traveling group

3 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

A delightful and pleasantly surprising experience

We had an extended trip to Asia and this cruise on Crystal fit in nicely. We started in Bali and we got off in Singapore. From the moment we arrived, we were delighted. The ship has a wonderful and elegant look, ...
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Sail Date February 2013

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Dancer Bob

11 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes


Transatlantic, December 2012, marketed by Crystal as Big Band and Ballroom theme. I have no interest in Big Band but chose the cruise because of the Ballroom theme. Having done Transatlantics on Costa and Cunard a ...
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Sail Date December 2012

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Boston Traveler 24

1 Review Written

Serenity Minarets and Monuments

We selected this cruise because of the itinerary. We embarked in Istanbul and then went to four ports in Greece (Mykonos, Athens, Navplion and Corfu), then to Kotor, Montenegro and Zadar, Croatia with debarkation in ...
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Sail Date September 2012

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4 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Not-Quite Sun Kissed Shores

This was the third cruise for me and the Missus on Crystal. We were on the Harmony (still our favorite) and the Serenity. First time on the Symphony. The Symphony is on the far side of 15 years now. Here and there, ...
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Sail Date December 2011

jrwhite avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Good, but.......

I choose this because it featured a seminar I wanted to participate in and because of its ports of call (especially Gibraltar). When we started planning our excursions about 3 months prior to departure, the ...
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Sail Date May 2018

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