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Crystal Hawaii Cruise Reviews

Beach stop for lobster lunch on excursion in San Salvador.  A piece of heaven.
Prego Specialty Restaurant (Italian) Mushroom Soup in a Bread bowl. My wife favorite of anything on the cruise.
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Holiday Hawaiian Cruise

Review for Crystal Symphony to Hawaii

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henart1
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Not our first time on Crystal, but now our last. We were late leaving San Diego as the ship's doctor had to be rushed to the hospital. As we were sailing under a Bahamian flag, it was determined that two of the guests who were doctors, would stand in. Safe? Maybe. This was our first time on Symphony, but many times on Serenity and on Harmony. We were treated like a stranger throughout ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah


Horrible suite/very good food

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Zebra2
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We have previously sailed on Crystal Serenity. Both cruises our suite was beautifully furnished and very comfortable. Since we had cruised the Bahamas in past years, we wanted a different itinerary. So we decided to Hawaii would be a nice change. Embarkation started off a little rocky, Crystal was trying out a new system and it took awhile to get information into an iPad. Our cabin was ready ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite with Verandah


Disappointing ship

Review for Crystal Serenity to Hawaii

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dr3dogman
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The ship is truly showing its age ,even after a major drydock. We stayed in a new seabreeze penthouse. Sofa was so hard that it felt as if we were on a park bench. No bed ruffle to hide our luggage. Ship is all cut up and just not graceful. Not many public spaces. Mozart tea was served and i was brought tea without a cover and the cakes tasted as if they had freezer burn. Too many smoking ...
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Sail Date: December 2018


An Amazing Time Sailing On-Board Crystal Serenity

Review for Crystal Serenity to Hawaii

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Keith1010
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Our recent time on Crystal Serenity was comprised of several cruises starting on December 21, 2019 Crystal Serenity: December 21, 2018 – 16 Day Holiday Cruise January 6, 2019- 7 Day California Coastal Cruise January 12 , 2019 85 Day Los Angeles to Monte Carlo World Cruise April 7, 2019 11 Day Monte Carlo to Venice Cruise April 18, 2019 9 Day Venice to Athens Cruise April 26, ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Penthouse with Verandah


Christmas And New Years Hawaii Cruise

Review for Crystal Serenity to Hawaii

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mpeffers
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

First time on Crystal and not impressed. Lots of little things disappointed us and we did not feel it was worth the money or lived up to the hype. Food was average and we have had lots of better meals in our hometown restaurants. Excursions were overpriced and terrible! Staff was nice but struggled serving a full ship. We often had to flag down our wine steward for refills. Long time Crystal ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah


What a fabulous cruise!

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PrincessVictoria22
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

When I saw that this Hawaiian cruise (on my favorite ship, no less!) was to depart from and return to San Francisco (my home), I was delighted. The cruise turned out to be my favorite one ever. I travel solo, as I like to have my own cabin, and I always make new friends onboard. Crystal is the best cruise line for solo travelers, charging FAR less than the 200% most of the others charge. I ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

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


Crystal Symphony, Los Angeles to Hawaii to Vancouver (May 18 to June 3, 2018)

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cruise-otter
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

In May 2018, my wife and I took Crystal’s two-week cruise to Hawaii aboard the Symphony (voyage OCS180518-16). We take about three cruises a year on Crystal. I rate this cruise as excellent, that is, an overall “5” on a scale of 5. Crystal’s quality slipped a bit in the last few years. But Crystal is now back up to where it ought to be. This is one of two ships in Crystal’s tiny ocean ...
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Sail Date: May 2018


Hot Lectures, but Lukewarm Food

Review for Crystal Serenity to Hawaii

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Canal Street sailor
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We booked this cruise while on Serenity in Europe in August of 2014. My wife does not like to fly over water, so she thought a round trip from San Francisco to Hawaii was a perfect cruise for us. It afforded us plenty of time on board and just a short flight to SFO to embark. We have done seven Crystal cruises, the first five being absolutely wonderful on Insignia. On number six in Europe, ...
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Sail Date: May 2016

Traveled with disabled person


Not what we expected!

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Steveoka
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We have travelled Crystal before and decided with the fixed seating that it wasn't for us. After seeing the advertising for Dining By Reservation we thought we would try again. Unfortunately the dining experience was not enjoyable as dining at 7 or 730 you are in a dining room emptying out around you with clatter of tables being set and moved and waiting staff rushing around in a frenzy preparing ...
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Sail Date: October 2014


exceeded expectations!!!

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sonnee
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We travelled to Los Angeles to board the Symphony, embarkation was made so simple by Crystal. It took minutes to register & be in our room. I had been extremely anxious prior to boarding. Everything I had heard, read, etc. had me beside myself. I had nothing to worry about. The staff treated us like royalty. We mostly ate in the dining room at a table of 8. Our dinner-mates were absolutely ...
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Sail Date: April 2011


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