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50 Crystal Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

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1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

First Crystal Cruise with Pickleball


We went on this cruise to check out Crystal's luxury ocean cruise line. We picked this one because it has a paddle tennis court on it which we could use for pickleball. We brought four pickleball padles and by the ...
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Sail Date December 2019

ak1004 avatar


9 Reviews Written

69 Helpful Votes

A 6 Star experience, despite some minor imperfections

The 10 nights Symphony cruise from Caldera to San Diego was our 15th cruise and our first cruise on Crystal. We sailed on Oceania and Azamara and the rest were mainstream lines like Celebrity, Princess Cunard etc. ...
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Sail Date December 2019

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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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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

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2 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

Elegant ship with wonderful service

This was my first Crystal Cruise and my second ocean cruise. I was charmed and amazed by the lovely ship (Crystal Symphony) and especially the service. I couldn't sit down anywhere without someone popping up within ...
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Sail Date June 2019

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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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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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1 Review Written

21 Helpful Votes

Best Cruise Ever!

This was our first luxury cruise and our travel agent highly recommended this line. We have sailed many times and the most recent had been with NCL Haven. While we loved the Haven, we hated the crowds, overwhelming ...
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Sail Date December 2018

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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

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3 Reviews Written

46 Helpful Votes

We love Crystal and Symphony

This is our third cruise on Crystal and Symphony. Our first was 22 years ago from Istanbul. Our second was February 2017 Singapore to Hong Kong. Both were amazing. We chose an easier quick trip out of New ...
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Sail Date December 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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1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes


We took a cruise aboard the Crystal Serenity for our Honeymoon. It couldn't have been better. We've been dreaming of the day we could return. Then we did, for our ten year anniversary. What a let down. Our ...
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Sail Date May 2018

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3 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

Everything I hoped for

We have been Celebrity loyalists (with one Oceania cruise as well), but a Crystal cruise was on my bucket list, so when Crystal offered a sale and the itinerary was appealing, I jumped on it. My husband was ...
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Sail Date May 2018

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7 Reviews Written

57 Helpful Votes

Crystal redefines luxury!

This new vessel for Crystal was completely refitted in 2015 and christened in December 2015 after it’s previous life as a private yacht for the Chairman of the parent company of Crystal. This is a big departure ...
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Sail Date April 2018

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5 Reviews Written

62 Helpful Votes

A Dream Cruise Across the South Pacific

South Pacific Cruise on the Crystal Symphony March 3-April 6, 2018 This is a review of two segments of the Crystal Symphony World Cruise, from Auckland, New Zealand to Papeete, Tahiti and Papeete to Valparaiso, ...
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Sail Date March 2018

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1 Review Written

48 Helpful Votes

Excellent service, gorgeous destinations, memories for a lifetime

I just returned from Crystal Cruises' 7-day Esprit Yacht experience in the British Virgin Islands- and cannot stop raving about it! It was a beautiful, relaxed, elegant, sporty, top-notch and unique vacation that ...
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Sail Date March 2018

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1 Review Written

43 Helpful Votes

Winter Getaway

DH and I had returned to the NorthEast cold weather in January after spending two weeks in Caribbean on Crystal's Serenity. Our 15th anniversary was coming up in February as was Valentine's Day so we wondered ...
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Sail Date February 2018

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2 Reviews Written

36 Helpful Votes

What a disappointment

We love small ships. We thought this would be the best yet. In reality, for us it was a serious disappointment. The service was pretty good. The food was incredible on the first night, and never got back to ...
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Sail Date January 2018

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1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Bourbon Street to the Western Caribbean!

Lots of puzzle pieces to put this voyage in motion! The adventure all began because my brother-in-law wanted to embark from New Orleans, add that to the fact my husband and I wanted to sail over our anniversary ...
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Sail Date December 2016

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2 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

A fantastic cruise experience

Our preference is for ships of a decent size able to offer a variety of venues whilst maintaining a high level of service. We dislike smaller ships, ships within a ship, ships with specific areas reserved for ...
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Sail Date October 2017

DaisyUK avatar


4 Reviews Written

50 Helpful Votes

Best Yet!

This was our 3rd Crystal cruise and whilst all have been excellent, this was probably the best. We booked fairly late due to life getting in the way of a previously booked cruise in July so did not have the best ...
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Sail Date August 2017

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1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Crystal Defines Service

First time Crystal Cruisers, spoiled for life. Very rarely do we see this kind of superior service. I can't even count them on one hand. The entire sailing was marked by pleasant surprises. We booked a year in ...
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Sail Date July 2017

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1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Penthouse with Verandah Exceeded our expectations!

We chose this itinerary so we could see the Hubbard Glacier and not all ships go there. Also, we took a Princess cruise in 2005 and after that experience I couldn't have cared less if we ever cruised again. Then ...
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Sail Date August 2017

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1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

A cut above

My 4th cruise but first on Crystal Cruise. It will be very hard to cruise on any other line. Pros: Exceptional service. Our PURE room was kept in amazing shape as the attendant must have gone in multiple times ...
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Sail Date July 2017

kmtoner avatar


3 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

Wonderful first Crystal cruise around islands of the North Atlantic

Friends raved about Crystal and we loved the itinerary from Reykjavik to England. This cruise had no sea days and was packed with interesting ports. It was a perfect way to celebrate a 30 year wedding anniversary. ...
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Sail Date May 2017

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