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Crystal Symphony Outside Cabin Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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316 reviews
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British Columbia & Alaska from our cabin verandah.  Juuly 2019
Guest exhibition of watercolor paintings, just outside the Cove lounge.
Enjoying breakfast outdoors (just outside Lido buffet).
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Crystal Symphony in Alaska
"This is are 9th cruise with Crystal and remained an excellent experience. Food entertainment were excellent as always. Being recognized by the crew is always a nice touch. We cruise from July 2nd to 14th and did..."Read More
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Pshaver3

6-10 Cruises

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A 6 Star experience, despite some minor imperfections

Review for Crystal Symphony to Mexican Riviera

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ak1004

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

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. Oceania was our best cruise experience so far and I was curious how it will compare to Crystal. Embarkation took literally 15 minutes till we were in our cabin. 30 seconds later our ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

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


Just as advertised

Review for Crystal Symphony to Mexican Riviera

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dswiss

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We've been on well over 50 cruises, but this was our first one on Crystal. We wanted to experience the 'top of the line' feeling and we were not disappointed. When we cruise, our most important aspect is the on-board life, especially the food and service. On this ship the food was outstanding. Quality, quality and quality!! Of course the service was just as fine. You can tell the impact a high ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window


Enjoyable cruise

Review for Crystal Symphony to Alaska

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cheddyanne

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Our first time on a Crystal Cruise and chose this cruise based on recommendations and the itinerary. The pro's - Embarkation and disembarkion - quickest and most organised of any cruises done to date Food - The best food of all cruise lines to date, only thing that let it down at times was the sweets, OK but not amazing unlike the entrée and mains. Service - Waterside - a big ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window


Crystal Symphony in Alaska

Review for Crystal Symphony to Alaska

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Pshaver3

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

This is are 9th cruise with Crystal and remained an excellent experience. Food entertainment were excellent as always. Being recognized by the crew is always a nice touch. We cruise from July 2nd to 14th and did the post cruise Alaska adventure. The ship was only 2/3 occupied which meant even more attention. I believe leaving the ship in Seward which requires a 3 hour bus ride to Anchorage ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window


Most Amazing Ship I've Ever Been On - By Far!

Review for Crystal Symphony to Alaska

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Canejean

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

I am a Diamond member of RCCL, have recently tried a few newer Carnival ships, have sailed on one Silver Sea, have tried a few NCL and Costa, and have been on a small line whose name I don't even remember...and by far, this was the most amazing cruise I have ever experienced! The ship is beautiful! The service is beyond compare! The food was delicious! Most importantly, the people were ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window


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

Review for Crystal Symphony to Pacific Coastal

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Balliett

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

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. Cabin: Outside window on deck 7. Balconies were all booked when we signed up. No upsell offer unlike last time. Cabin was clean and well taken care of. Ship must have sailed ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window


Educational, Luxurious, and Friendly

Review for Crystal Symphony to Alaska

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Lafayette59

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Tokyo to San Francisco, 23 days of being pampered, educated, and involved. This was our first Crystal cruise, and hopefully it will not be our last. This “Movie and Theater” themed cruise offered speakers, documentaries and entertainers. Our days at sea were filled with lecturers and performances. Tours from the ship in various ports were a little bit pricey, but enjoyable. The ship is small ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

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


Outstanding Voyage in Unusual Places.

Review for Crystal Symphony to Transpacific

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Savvy Seventy

2-5 Cruises

Age 80s

I have always wanted to visit Dutch Harbor in the Aleutian Islands because my grandfather was a ship's carpenter there in 1910. I turned 80, the first night on the ship. Northern Japan has the influence of both Asia and Siberia in the faces of the people. Petropavlovsk on Siberia's Kamchatka Peninsula was fascinating because very few of us get to Siberia and this was an easy way. The volcanic ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window


Better and better each time

Review for Crystal Symphony to South Pacific

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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


Despite almost killing me twice! Loved it!

Review for Crystal Symphony to Caribbean - All

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teamflames

10+ Cruises

Age 40s

Overall one of our best cruises, the real rating is 4.5 stars due to a bout of food poisoning and the filthy condition of our stateroom on arrival and the lack of response from the Hotel Director. The service of the staff outshine their managerial staff. I think if it had been a short cruise it would have been our first and last time on Crystal but with 19 nights the good times well and truly ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window


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