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Crystal San Francisco Cruise Reviews

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21 Crystal San Francisco Cruise Reviews


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Balliett

7 Reviews Written

51 Helpful Votes

Like an aging starlet, she's had "work" done and looks great

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We chose this cruise for the itinerary. We're a couple of a certain age. Second Crystal cruise, dozens of other cruises over the decades. Our cruise Beijing to Hong Kong in 2015 was my favorite cruise ever. ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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jennas6514

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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Bellalicious

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Luxury Luxury Luxury!

We chose Crystal Cruises because of the Panama Canal itinerary (so we can tick it off the bucket list) and the Luxury Cruise Experience. Crystal was recommended to us by a friend (who is a travel agent) we met on a ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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calliopecruiser

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Wonderful, but a llittle slippage since the drydock

This is my 4th Crystal cruise, my 3rd on the Symphony, and it was wonderful in so many ways. I love the Symphony, because it is luxurious but casual (I feel like I can take my shoes off and put my feet up on the ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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PrincessVictoria22

4 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

What a fabulous cruise!

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 ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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bjthompson831

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Excellent and Relaxing

This cruise was chosen for a family trip by my parents who are big fans of Crystal. They had a larger stateroom with a butler and we had more basic accommodations. It actually worked out well because their room ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Namster

2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

CRYSTAL EXCELLENCE

Travelled alone with a couple. It was my first Crystal experience - every single bite of food was superb... they had 3 specialty restaurants in addition to the Main Dining. The service was excellent - all details ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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May B

12 Reviews Written

100 Helpful Votes

First time on Serentiy; looking forward to the next!

In the past 20 years, my husband and I have been fortunate enough to take 29 cruises, with 26 of them in the space of the past 11 years. We've been on a wide variety of cruise lines, from the most basic up to the ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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oldmangamer

2 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

This Crystal is Cloudy

Our previous positive cruising experience on another all-inclusive line led us to book this trip. Neither of us had been to Hawaii before for pleasure; Gerry had been there on business. We had experienced several ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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MightyQuinn

7 Reviews Written

54 Helpful Votes

A Test Cruise Leads To Crystallization

We just returned from our first Crystal cruise, a quick 6-nite voyage from San Francisco to Vancouver. Crystal had been on our radar for a while and we thought this would be an excellent opportunity to do a test ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Canal Street sailor

2 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Hot Lectures, but Lukewarm Food

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 ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Catlover54

17 Reviews Written

216 Helpful Votes

Pleasant though not perfect 5-day solo newbie cruise, San Francisco to Vancouver

This was my first Crystal cruise, a short-notice, easy-going, well-priced, discounted test run cruise out of my home port I did solo before considering booking anything longer on this line with my husband. My goal ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Keith1010

20 Reviews Written

217 Helpful Votes

A Perfect Five Day Getaway Cruise

We chose this cruise as a getaway cruise that we combined with a four night stay on land in San Francisco. It worked perfectly for our schedule. While this was our shortest cruise ever we had an absolutely ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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cruise-otter

10 Reviews Written

117 Helpful Votes

Crystal Serenity, San Francisco to Sydney (Jan. 25 to Feb. 17, 2016)

Cruise 6302 was a three-week Pacific crossing (San Francisco to Sydney), with stops after Honolulu at seven islands along the road less traveled. My wife and I have taken the Crystal Serenity (1,000 passengers) ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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Keith1010

20 Reviews Written

217 Helpful Votes

The Magic Of Alaska On The Crystal Symphony

Review Of Voyage 1219 - August 13 Alaska Sailing Overall Summary ============== We had a wonderful time on this voyage. This cruise exceeded our expectations. Embarkation ========== ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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newman3202

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

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Crystal Symphony The Best

My friend Linda came to sail with me on a trip to Alaska on the Crystal Symphony. This was her first time on Crystal and my second. The cruise was just fantastic The food was really a cut above all other cruise ...
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Sail Date June 2011


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martinsfo

3 Reviews Written

Singing In The Rain-Alaska Style

After sailing out of San Francisco during a glorious afternoon, we did not see the sun again until we were in Vancouver 9 days later. We still had a great cruise, and the grayness added an other-worldliness to some ...
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Sail Date July 2011


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bradders

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

CRYSTAL... SPARKLES BUT NOT QUITE AS BRIGHT!

I am somewhat 'Crystallised' at 47 years of age, and this was my 5th trip, in as many years. I brought my partner along for the first time to show what all the fuss was about. Crystal get a lot right, the ...
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Sail Date June 2011


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At sea days

11 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Crystal Symphony - Alaska

We took our extended family on this Alaskan cruise to celebrate a 70th b-day...ages 5-89yrs...we had a blast....our last Crystal experience was 2003. Our family was blown-away with the excellent service, & the ...
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Sail Date June 2011


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Tilac

2 Reviews Written

48 Helpful Votes

First Cruise on Crystal

The cruise was great. Pros: Everything I had read about the food was right on. It is outstanding and you get anything you want by just asking. As our head waiter said "We can give you anything except ...
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Sail Date June 2011


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augalaska

2 Reviews Written

Crystal Symphony May 9-12 (long)

This was our first Crystal cruise and it will not be our last, we loved everything about it. My husband and I were traveling with my parents. At first we were a bit concerned we would not fit in and be out of place ...
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Sail Date May 2011


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