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Crystal is losing its shine.
"We looked forward to a Crystal Big Band Transatlantic cruise with great anticipation. Never have we been so disappointed.. The standards have slipped so far and so fast , we were bitterly disappointed by the..."Read More
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What a Wonderful World!

Review for Crystal Serenity to Transatlantic

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howlpat

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We just returned from another fabulous Crystal transatlantic crossing (our 5th) on Crystal Serenity. Crystal seems to just get better every year and a transatlantic crossing is the best way to take advantage of all the ship (and the cruiseline) has to offer. With only about 800 people on a good-sized ship, the ship is small enough to seem intimate, but large enough to have multiple activities ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Departure Port: Paris

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

25 Helpful Votes


Crystal Serenity -- Lisbon to Fort Lauderdale (November 10 to 21, 2018)

Review for Crystal Serenity to Transatlantic

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cruise-otter

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

In November 2018, my wife and I took Crystal’s 11-day cruise across the Atlantic aboard the Serenity (voyage OCY181110). For some time, we’ve taken two to three cruises a year on Crystal. This is one of two ships in Crystal’s tiny ocean fleet. Each carries around 900 passengers. The two ships are pretty much a matched set that rotates crew, routes, and entertainment. ROUTE: This type ...
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Sail Date: November 2018

Departure Port: Paris

118 Helpful Votes


More than paint and powder; less than a reincarnation

Review for Crystal Serenity to Transatlantic

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larryfellman

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We have sailed on Serenity several times before and love it: huge interior spaces for the number of passengers; outstanding service; delicious food; provocative speakers; exciting evening entertainment. But, the ship has shown its age and the formal, fixed seating dinners belong to a bygone age. Thus we were anxious to see the remodeled ship featuring new dining options. Smooth embarkation ...
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Sail Date: November 2018

Departure Port: Paris

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah

15 Helpful Votes


The only thing that is constant, is change.

Review for Crystal Serenity to Transatlantic

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barbdog

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

WE love Crystal. However, when it takes 45 minutes to get served in no man's land for their dining by reservation anytime dining program, it makes me wonder what is going on with this company. Is profit driving a wedge into what was excellent service, fantastic food and beverage service at your fingertips? Heaven help you if you make a reservation for 7:45 for the main dining room. You are in ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Departure Port: Rome (Civitavecchia)

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Picture Window

4 Helpful Votes


Amazon River in a luxury ship

Review for Crystal Serenity to Transatlantic

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SusieQft

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We love Crystal and were interested in exploring the Amazon River. For us, this is a once in a lifetime destination both because it is so exotic and because once was great but enough. The Amazon is very hot and humid, and the blast of air conditioning was a welcome relief each time we returned to the ship. There is not a whole lot to see from the ship itself, because the river is so wide that ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Departure Port: Rome (Civitavecchia)

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah

3 Helpful Votes


Crystal Serenity

Review for Crystal Serenity to Transatlantic

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acruisedoc

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Cruise to the Amazon. Two ports changed as a result of hurricane damage. Food equal to any 5 star restaurant and no request considered a problem. Ask for something special today and it is available at tomorrow's meal. Included wine was reasonable quality- not "two buck chuck". We even delayed departure to await a shipment of fresh seafood and raspberries which required increased speed (translate ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Departure Port: Rome (Civitavecchia)

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

3 Helpful Votes


Best cruise line we've been on!.

Review for Crystal Symphony to Transatlantic

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vacationgirl50

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We wanted to see Iceland and after looking at all the itinerary's of many cruise lines we decided we liked the Crystal Symphony itinerary the best since it sailed out of NYC , stopped in New England ports and then on to Iceland. We had heard it was a great cruise line but didn't realize how excellent it really was until we sailed on Crystal. We have been on 12 cruises on 3 different lines. We ...
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Sail Date: May 2017

Departure Port: Riga

7 Helpful Votes


My 5th Atlantic crossing and the calmest one yet!

Review for Crystal Symphony to Transatlantic

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Bsummone

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Chose this cruise as a friend (a Crystal novice) was interested in seeing what the excitement is about...her room was on the same deck but opposite side so we were close by but not running into each other constantly. Did our own version of shore excursions: using a combination of public transportation and ship supplied shuttles, mapping out our potential routes in advance. Saw a lot of New ...
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Sail Date: May 2017

Departure Port: Riga

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

1 Helpful Vote


Another Great Crystal Cruise

Review for Crystal Symphony to Transatlantic

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buzz_rosenberg1

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

I picked this cruise because it was a great deal for solo travelers, had lots of sea days (I love sea days - especially the lectures), and the itinerary. It did not disappoint. I reconnected with several fellow travelers from other Crystal cruises met many new enjoyable companions. The service, the activities, fellow travelers are all part of the reason that I love Crystal cruises and this one ...
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Sail Date: May 2017

Departure Port: Riga

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

7 Helpful Votes


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