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Crystal Middle East Cruise Reviews

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Not as advertised

Review for Crystal Esprit to Middle East

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jcp569

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We wanted to try cruising on a small yacht and were very much looking forward to the water sports, such as swimming, and snorkeling, that Crystal advertised as being part of the Esprit experience. The ads showed how such activities could be accessed at the rear of the shop. To our dismay none of these activities were available and though Crystal had known about this for many months, passengers ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Yacht Suite


False advertising

Review for Crystal Esprit to Middle East

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Aunti B

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

The only reason I agreed to go on this cruise was for the water activities! We expected similarities to the Sea Cloud and the Windstar - NOT! We learned at check-in that “the Water Activities are not offered on this trip." The week before the trip I asked a rep at Crystal what I needed to bring for the Water Activities, and she said " just your water shoes.” We were sent a “Water Sports ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Yacht Suite


Indian Ocean Saunter

Review for Crystal Symphony to Middle East

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andim

10+ Cruises

We booked this cruise as it was planned to visit Madagascar which was cancelled due to a plague outbreak. Extra days in the Seychelles and a visit to Reunion were substituted. It was our first time on Crystal, although we have cruised with all the major cruise lines and we were not disappointed. The recently refurbished Symphony is stunning especially the Palm Court which is situated on deck ...
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Sail Date: November 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window


Fantastic

Review for Crystal Symphony to Middle East

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Soumaintrain

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

i had great expectations prior to my cruise on Crystal Symphony and was not in the least disappointed. The food was varied, well presented, interesting and simply delicious. I have seen some criticism of the Brazilian Restaurant. I simply don't agree with that review, and found the food delicious and the staff very professional. There are plenty of choices for restaurants on board this ship and ...
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Sail Date: November 2017

Cabin Type: Penthouse with Verandah


Fantastic Food, Service and Entertainment

Review for Crystal Symphony to Middle East

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gofloat

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

I chose this trip because of the itinerary and I like all inclusive cruises. Few cruise lines go down the coast of Africa from Dubai. The food and wine were very nice, although maybe not to an extreme foodie and wine lover’s standards. Most people would be more than happy with the selection and food presentation. The cream soups were fabulous. Entertainment by a fairly small group of ...
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Sail Date: November 2017

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


2010 World Cruise/Exploring Ancient Empires

Review for Crystal Serenity to Middle East

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Keith1010

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

Background ========= My wife and I have cruised with Crystal Cruises for many years and have also cruised on several other cruise lines. Prior to this cruise, we had cruised on two full world cruises with Crystal in 2007 and 2008 respectively. Cruise Overview ============ This review is for our combined voyage on the Crystal Serenity, which included two cruises. The first cruise was a ...
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Sail Date: January 2010

Cabin Type: Penthouse with Verandah


Crystal Cruises is our favorite

Review for Crystal Symphony to Middle East

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ABW52848

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

We are well seasoned cruisers and have sailed on several different cruise lines. We were introduced to Crystal the year after they began service. We have been on Crystal 19 times, on all three ships (although the Harmony does not sail for the general populous anymore). The ships are beautiful, the wait staff incredible and the entertainment top notch. The food is not my favorite because I am ...
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Sail Date: July 2009


Crystal Symphony - Pros and Cons

Review for Crystal Symphony to Middle East

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TxnAquarian

First Time Cruiser

Age 40s

As a longtime Crystal cruiser (12 years and counting) and long curious to visit the much-talked about, but little-seen, Middle East, it took me mere minutes to decide to book Crystal Symphony's 2 week Dubai-Athens voyage. Boasting such exotic destinations as Oman and Jordan, taking this voyage on one of my favorite ships seemed like a no-brainer. For those interested in reading about this, my 22nd ...
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Sail Date: May 2008

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah


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