Approximately 200 square feet with a king sized bed, large closets (not walk in) couch for two, dressing table with chair, double sinks in bath, tub-shower combination with great control of temperature and water volume Read entire member review >>
The next time we travel on Crystal Symphony, we will definitely want to stay on Deck 5 again. We love being close to the dining room and lounge. On our cruise of the British Isles, the weather was cool and damp, so a veranda didn't seem practical. We were right and glad we spent the veranda money on other things, such as dining in The Vintage Room and taking every excursion we wanted. The deluxe rooms are small but extremely well-designed. We felt as though we had more space than in larger staterooms we had stayed in previously. There is also a lot of storage space and, thank goodness, many hangers provided. I was able to unpack quickly, and I felt organized throughout the cruise. This is not easy for me. I have a tendency to forget where I place things. However, the storage in our room allowed me to organize everything with ease (and I over pack). Suitcases fit under the bed easily. I particularly appreciated how well-thought-out the room designed was. The shower and bathtub are easy to leave, with handles exactly where you need them. The rounded storage on both sides of the bathroom sinks made it easy to keep cosmetics, etc. close at hand. I loved the reading lights above both sides of the queen bed. These are perfect for reading in bed, but equally perfect for giving just enough light should you happen to need to get up in the middle of the night . . . and without waking your partner. Read entire member review >>
Port side 2nd cabin off reception. We were very happy with the location. Being right off the Crystal Cove and reception was very convenient. Some days the gangplank was on this floor and others it was on deck 4. We really liked having a bar just off the cabin. Other that the first night with some noise in the hallway, it was very quiet. We never heard neighbors on either side of us or anyone above us. We had the cabin made up as 2 twins. There was ample storage room, both in the cabin and bathroom. We pushed the table up against the window for a bit more walking room by the couch. My only suggestion is to replace the barrel chair at the desk with a more straight backed chair that didn’t take up too much room. I should note that the blackout curtains worked very well the entire cruise. We used the table up against the wall to help keep them closed. We never had issues with the very early morning sunlight coming into the room. Read entire member review >>
We were on the fifth deck, Category D. Cabin was in a great location. Lower deck right outside the main lobby and the Crystal Dining Room. It's a bit small, but typical of most outside cabins. Bathroom with 2 sinks and great toiletries was nice. Shower/Tub had a hand set shower unit with nice power. Downside is the quality of the beds. Mattress is very firm and all of the pillows were too soft. They tried a trick with an egg crate upside down, but it did not help much. Crystal needs to redo the beds. Many would agree. Read entire member review >>
Cabin 7012: forward on the Promenade Deck, port side. Unobstructed views, no balcony. Subject to ship's motion because it is a forward cabin. Subject to noise from the ship's theater (Galaxy Lounge) at any time of day or evening, either for a scheduled performance or for crew rehearsals. Not a large cabin. Closet space between bathroom and sleeping area, which made it difficult to access the closet when companion/spouse is sleeping next to it. Read entire member review >>
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