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Crystal South Pacific 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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Better and better each time

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mskatiemae
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I have now taken 4 voyages on Crystal Symphony, and 11 total on Crystal (including one river cruise) and on this cruise had the best combination of sea days and (to me) new interesting ports to visit. I felt the service was better than ever. The staff were happy and did seem more relaxed and content, which helps me feel more relaxed during my vacation. Ambassador hosts were charming and good ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window


No more Crystal for us

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rumcow
10+ Cruises • Age 30s

We have been sailing Crystal since 2001, on the Harmony, Symphony, and Serenity. Usually we do back-to-back cruises (our last was 35 days from Valparaiso to Auckland on the Symphony in a PH cabin). It will be our last on any Crystal ship. Now that Crystal has chopped up its cruises into mini 5-day segments, and "relaxed" its dress code, it has become a down-scale cruise line. We have always ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Cabin Type: Penthouse with Verandah


Serious maintenance problems

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EnchantedTraveller
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

The service, the entertainment, the lectures and the activities were excellent. The service was exceptional! The best I have seen. The food was good. Above average. It was not consistent. Sometimes the food was very good and sometimes very disappointing. Shore excursions had too many people participating in it. On Nuku Hiva there were twenty 4 wheel drive vehicles in a caravan. The ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

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


Real Vacations. Excellent service and entertainment.

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belsou
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose Crystal for their excellent service onboard and quality and variety of food. Embarkation was very fast. We really enjoyed the attention that the peronnal onboard treated us. Very respectfull and helpful. Evening shows where very good. All restaurants serves high quality food. The numerous activities onboard where well appreciated. Lecturers where excellent and all other activities ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah


Crystal Symphony was largely disappointing

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Ritergal
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

My husband and I decided to join a friend on a five-week cruise on Crystal's Symphony. She gave it glowing reviews and we were excited about the trip from Auckland across the Pacific to Valparaiso. That dream soon turned to a nightmare, as explained toward the end of this review. Let me start with the really great part: Crystal employees are devoted and loyal and give first-class service. This ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah (slightly limited view)


A Dream Cruise Across the South Pacific

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Phoenix cruiser
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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, Chile. Ports of call included two stops in Fiji, the Cook Islands, Tonga, Niue, Bora Bora, Moorea, Tahiti, the Marquesas Islands, Easter Island and Robinson Crusoe Island. Overall ...
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Sail Date: March 2018


Honeymoon on Crystal

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pkgoode
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

This cruise was our Honeymoon, the itinerary was fantastic, the duration just right and my wife used to work on the Crystal Symphony 20 years ago so perfect to see it from the other side, expectations were high. We spent the night in Sydney before departure and travelled to White Bay Cruise Terminal to board the Symphony, whilst not Crystals issue, this is the worst place to get to for a ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah


This Crystal is Cloudy

Review for Crystal Serenity to South Pacific

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oldmangamer
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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 sea days in a previous cruise, so we were prepared for the down time Embarkation was smooth and professional. Using the website to book our shore excursions and to complete all data ...
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Sail Date: May 2016


Crystal Serenity -- Lima to Auckland (Jan. 31 to Feb. 20, 2015)

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cruise-otter
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The Crystal Serenity (1,000 passengers) is a good fit for the independent traveler who hates herding. My wife and I use it often as our platform to (1) meet interesting people, (2) hear virtuoso musicians, (3) find new places worth a return, and (4) access isolated places we’d otherwise never see. There’s a lot to like about the Serenity, and we got our money’s worth on cruise V5303 (Lima to ...
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Sail Date: January 2015


Wonderful itinerary on a rather tired ship

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travelberlin
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

This was our first cruise with Crystal. We have cruised more than 30 times before with several cruise lines including Azamara, Oceania, Silversea and Celebrity. Our experience on board the Crystal Symphony was Ok but not really from an exceptional quality, as many loyals to Crystal emphasize. First impression Our first impression was very good. Embarcation was smooth and cabins were ready. Our ...
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Sail Date: January 2014


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