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Beautiful ship does not indicate beautiful cruise!
"Past experiences on Crystal have been superb. Symphony has recently been remodeled and things have changed. While it continues to be a very good cruise, there are some very evident changes. As a repeat World..."Read More
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Beautiful Tasmania!

Review for Crystal Symphony to Australia & New Zealand

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dustyroadrunner

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We wanted to see as much of Australia as possible in a brief time. We also went to Tasmania, which was a bonus! Best shore excursions were in "The Bush" where we got to look around for kangaroos and koalas in the wild. Though I am not a big drinker, I enjoyed not having to pay attention to the drinks I was ordering and once I gleaned on to it, I enjoyed trying the "featured drink" listed on the ...
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Sail Date: February 2018

Departure Port: Florence (Livorno)

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah

2 Helpful Votes


Continues to Deliver

Review for Crystal Symphony to Australia & New Zealand

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Jayoh

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

I was interested to see if the hype around the recent dry dock was justified, it was not. Sure the new penthouses are impressive, our request for one of the new penthouse suites prior to the cruise went unanswered by Crystal, yet on the open day there was one available for viewing, very annoying. However, the existing penthouse suite allocated was very comfortable, if a little dated, for my mother ...
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Sail Date: February 2018

Departure Port: Florence (Livorno)

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite with Verandah

37 Helpful Votes


Crystal Symphony is outdated.

Review for Crystal Symphony to Australia & New Zealand

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MMing00

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We went to Crystal Symphony because our past experience was excellent even though the company was bought by an Asian company. We had been cruising with different cruise lines for over a long time. We still decided to try again even when we saw some bad reviews recently. First, the embarkation was a total disaster at Melbourne. There were hardly any Crystal agents and there were no instructions ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Departure Port: Singapore

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

12 Helpful Votes


Better second time round!

Review for Crystal Symphony to Australia & New Zealand

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Polodriver

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We chose this cruise because of its proximity to our home and no long haul flying needed. We boarded in Melbourne and this was orderly but we had to wait to be called as it was a full sailing. Once onboard we dined in the dining room and later went to our cabin to find the bags on the bed. TIP: we brought our own wire hangers and discarded the Crystal ones and the heavy robes. Our ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Departure Port: Singapore

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

10 Helpful Votes


Not up to expectations

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Gerko

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

A mix of good and bad. The service was generally excellent. The onboard lecturers were very good. The Palm Court is a lovely room with excellent staff and quickly became our room of choice on board. The food, in particular the main courses in the MDR, were mostly very disappointing. Every meal seemed to emphasis Salmon or Shrimp and the meats were dry, bland or overcooked. Considering this was ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Departure Port: Singapore

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

12 Helpful Votes


Rating. Crystal Symphony cruise departing on January 5, 2017

Review for Crystal Symphony to Australia & New Zealand

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BRODPAPIER

6-10 Cruises

Age 80s

Crystal Symphony cruise departing on January 5, 2017 I chose the cruise for two reasons. One was the ports of call and the area that the cruise was visiting. The other was the fact that it was a bridge cruise and I wanted to but participate in playing bridge and learning bridge I loved the luxury of the cruise. The service was excellent especially the young lady who took after me in my ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Departure Port: Singapore

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window

3 Helpful Votes


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