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Crystal Montreal Cruise Reviews

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20 Crystal Montreal Cruise Reviews


JC Norton avatar

JC Norton

5 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Musical Experience

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This was our second cruise on Crystal, the first being a Lisbon to Lisbon adventure in the Azores, Canary Islands and Morocco in 2018. We chose it partly because of that experience, but also for the itinerary, ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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rjrobbin

4 Reviews Written

55 Helpful Votes

Best Cruise Line

Booked this cruise to see the fall leaves...weather was crappy...Not Crystal's fault. The ship and crew were great. The food and service were excellent. Smaller ship and passenger list meant not as much waiting ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Edensmom

5 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Looking for Leaves

I was interested in a cruise that either left from New York or came back to that port which meant I would be home in and hour or so. I flew to Montreal and spent the first night and second day onboard, unpacked and ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Phshav

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Crystal Symphony experience

Wanted to do the northeast. Sixth cruise with Crystal. Last was New Years in Australia 2017. Food as always was excellent. Several crew members remembered us by name. Always a nice touch. Entertainment has always ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Elizabeth 1

1 Review Written

24 Helpful Votes

Don’t cruise on this ship!

My first cruise 7 years ago was on Marco Polo a small cruise ship in the Cruise and Maritme fleet. With nothing to compare it to but other holidays in European resorts I thought it compared very favourably. Since ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Steveoka

21 Reviews Written

137 Helpful Votes

Crystal still sparkles in our eyes!

After reading some of the negative reviews on the Symphony we were wondering what to expect on our return onboard after 18 months and after the refurbishment. I would like to say we were not disappointed as ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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alc13

4 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Nice, not outstanding

We chose this cruise for the itinerary (Canada-New England) and because we wanted to try Crystal. We found lots to like. The ship is pretty, easy to navigate, and generally very comfortable. We enjoyed the food ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Parlady

4 Reviews Written

183 Helpful Votes

The Good and The Maybe Needs Improvement

Having cruised on Seabourn, Regent, Oceania and other lines that I won't mention, I finally decided to give Crystal a try after hearing from a friend how good the service was on Crystal. I had refrained from going ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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cbhenry8

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Review of Joie De Canada

Review of Joie De Canada, September 20-27, 2015, 7 day trip on Crystal Symphony Quick overview of what others might mention elsewhere: Embarkation: Took our luggage, checked our passports, ran us through the ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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chrisilz

1 Review Written

Winds of Change????????

My husband and I are fairly new to Crystal having sailed 6 times within the last 2 years. Had I written this review last year, it would have been far different than what I have to say now. I was, and still am a ...
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Sail Date October 2013


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Liat

22 Reviews Written

82 Helpful Votes

A unique Canadian experience

Why this Cruise? We greatly enjoyed our two prior cruises on Crystal Serenity. My wife was fascinated by the prospect of visiting the three Gulf of St. Lawrence stops, especially St. Pierre and Miquelon which is ...
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Sail Date September 2013


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KSPB

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

This is 6-star service?

I cannot believe that this cruise line claims "6-star-service." While the food was very good and the service throughout the ship (except for the housekeeping in the cabin) was better than average, I certainly would ...
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Sail Date September 2012


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explore4ever

10 Reviews Written

51 Helpful Votes

7 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD GIVE CRYSTAL CRUISE A TRY

My husband and I love cruising. We have been on Carnival, Princess, Celebrity, Azamara, Royal Caribbean, HAL, Paul Gauguin, Regent Seven Seas. We have heard Crystal Cruise is a bit "snobbish" or "stuffy", too ...
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Sail Date October 2012


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ahlanmak

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Loved Crystal, however this time, very disappointed

Few years ago when we started taking cruises to enhance our land tours, we carefully chose Crystal because of its reputation and its offer "$1000 as you wish" that made Crystal distinguished from "all inclusive" ...
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Sail Date October 2012


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liamsmamo

1 Review Written

No rating

great trip despite Hurricane Sandy

Crystal really tried to make the best of a multitude of problems. The computers didn't talk with each other in Montreal; thus the engines wouldn't start. Crystal worked on this and brought parts and a computer ...
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Sail Date October 2012


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maverick600

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

First time on Crystal....Never again!!!!!

We were on the Crystal Symphony v2226 Oct 21-Oct 31 Montreal-New York. We flew out of Newark on Friday to get to Montreal early. Our flight was delayed but we got there that night. Checked in to the Fairmont ...
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Sail Date October 2012


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creview2011

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Very enjoyable experience

Embarkation was very well organized. Pleasant easy experience. Cabin was clean and well laid out, although on the small side. Our assigned stewardess Gabriella was tremendous. Room was immaculate, and she ...
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Sail Date October 2012


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Cruiserobin

1 Review Written

Canada/New England on Crystal Symphony

My husband and I just returned from our first cruise with Crystal and were so pleased with the experience that we are already planning our next cruise with them. We were on the Canada/ New England cruise on ...
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Sail Date September 2011


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TwoCalBears

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Four Cruise-line comparo: Crystal, Celebrity, HAL, Princess

This is a four-cruise-line comparison, following our first cruise on Crystal and, before that, nine cruises on Princess, Holland America and Celebrity. In brief, cost per day on Crystal is a bit more than twice the ...
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Sail Date September 2010


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docprb

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

EXCELLENT

My wife and I are in our mid sixties and have traveled extensively and cruised on many different ships and cruise lines. We have recently cruised several times with Oceania which has a similar level of service ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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