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Crystal Vancouver Cruise Reviews

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37 Crystal Vancouver Cruise Reviews


Nicholas P. avatar

Nicholas P.

1 Review Written

26 Helpful Votes

An Extraordinary Experience

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We chose the Crystal Symphony on the basis of our own research, the recommendation of experienced travelers and our experience with the Crystal agent with whom we booked our voyage. The ship itself was modern and ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Roycal

4 Reviews Written

48 Helpful Votes

Excellent Journey -- Love Crystal

Seven days, Vancouver to Seward, AK, August 2019.This was our third cruise on Crystal (Harmony was first and Serenity was second). Compared to our one cruise on Holland America Prinsendam (no longer in service) and ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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travel mensch

1 Review Written

35 Helpful Votes

Outstanding Trip

Going from Vancouver to Anchorage, we travelled on the Crystal Symphony departing June 30, 2019. We also took a post-cruise tour of Denali National Park. This review describes the ship, the journey, the ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Canejean

7 Reviews Written

65 Helpful Votes

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

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 ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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PerpetuallyCcuising

4 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Another wonderful vacation on Crystal Symphony.

I have cruised with Crystal before and have always had a wonderful time. I chose this itinerary as I have not cruised from Vancouver before. I arrived the day before embarkation, in time to have dinner at a ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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AveandJoe

2 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Alaska Cruise with Family

We have cruised Crystal on 4 other occasions and enjoyed each one immensely. This was no exception. We had our daughter and her husband with us this time, and it was fun to see the experience through their eyes. Our ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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DaisyUK

4 Reviews Written

50 Helpful Votes

Amazing Alaskan Adventure

This was our 6th Crystal cruise and 3rd on Symphony. Everything that we enjoyed previously about Crystal (food, service, enrichment, entertainment etc) was just as good as before, but this time we had the added ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Lido lounge lizard

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

The best cruise in 28 years of cruising.

This was my first cruise with Crystal and after 33 cruises this was the best of the best. The ship was so tastefully done. The crew was the best I have ever experienced and went out of their way to provide the best ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Virgil1943

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Poor service and employee indifference!

We were on the 10th floor in a stateroom on the back of the ship. Unbeknownst to us, six inches from our stateroom was a smoking area. With cigarette and cigar smoke coming into our room. We complained and the ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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audifox

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Crystal Defines Service

First time Crystal Cruisers, spoiled for life. Very rarely do we see this kind of superior service. I can't even count them on one hand. The entire sailing was marked by pleasant surprises. We booked a year in ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Zebra2

6 Reviews Written

66 Helpful Votes

Best Vacation Ever

We had wanted to take an Alaskan cruise for several years. We choose Crystal for several reasons. We wanted a round trip out of Vancouver, we wanted a nice ship and we wanted to visit either Glacier Bay or Hubbard ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Jkoppen

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Converted the non-cruiser

This was my first cruise in decades, and the first ever for my husband. He was particularly worried about the "people" factor. Suffice it to say, we are converted and cannot wait for our next crystal experience! ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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ChrisRoseville

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Penthouse with Verandah Exceeded our expectations!

We chose this itinerary so we could see the Hubbard Glacier and not all ships go there. Also, we took a Princess cruise in 2005 and after that experience I couldn't have cared less if we ever cruised again. Then ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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huntejk

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Exceeded our expectations

We have never sailed on a cruise ship but do a lot of sailing on 10-12 passenger catamarans in Europe and Caribbean. Went on this cruise because friends were gong and we always wanted to do an Alaska cruise. We ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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off2obx

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great Alaskan Cruise - 6/19/17

Wanted a smaller ship - had cruised on Azamara last year and liked the small ship experience. Very pleased with the Crystal experience - food and service were outstanding. So happy we made dinner reservations ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Keith1010

20 Reviews Written

218 Helpful Votes

An Amazing Cruise Of The Northwest Passage

Review Of Crystal Serenity: Alaska Cruise – Vancouver to Seward – 10 Days Northwest Passage – Seward to New York City – 32 Days Excluding my first cruise at age 12, my wife and I have been cruising ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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JoaoPortugal

4 Reviews Written

53 Helpful Votes

Overall very good first Crystal cruise but with one serious failure

Having taken many cruises on Silversea and Seabourn, this was my first Crystal experience, and although being mindful that while it is unfair to compare directly the Crystal product to the other two (due to ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Longway

1 Review Written

27 Helpful Votes

One and Done for Us on Crystal!

We wanted to see Alaska again and based on Crystal's previously held number one rating by a popular travel magazine and the many glowing reviews on CC we booked 10 days on the Crystal Serenity. We thoroughly enjoyed ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Ronales

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

A Lovely Ship with a Sophisticated Atmosphere

We had a wonderful 10 days despite the weather on our Crystal cruise to Alaska. We would prefer open seating rather than assigned 6 pm every night at the same table. It would be great to mingle with more people ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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erikerik

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Beyond Belief

From embarkation to disembarkation we could not have asked for anything more. Our stateroom was situated on the Horizon Deck, midship. We dined in all of the locations and never once did we experience any upset ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Jayoh

6 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

Some small niggles but another excellent Crystal cruise

This was a repeat cruise for me, having done one very similar on Crystal Symphony in 2011, but this time with my mother and sister. Very little to criticise really, other than what seemed like 100 out of control ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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nova1

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Crystal has slipped in the last few years but still a great cruise

We had a great time, but as quite a few other reviews suggest, Crystal is slipping. The service in the main dining room was atrocious. The server was so confused by the orders that my wife something with ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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flowery

7 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

We loved the Serenity; only a few flaws.

We loved the Serenity- having sailed mostly on Celebrity and once on Azamara, this was a clear step up. What's superior about Crystal: food, service and spacious, uncrowded public areas. Food- delicious but ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Julie Cheng

2 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

DISAPPOINTING CRUISE

We had sailed on Crystal Serenity previously on the Baltic cruise and had a great time. The crew seemed overworked and stretched and unfriendly. One waitress was rather rude when I requested for just hot water and ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Julie Cheng

2 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

Bad Bad Expensive Experience

We had previously sailed on Crystal Serenity on the Baltic cruise and had an amazing experience. We chose to sail with Crystal Serenity for the Alaskan cruise expecting a repeat of this. However, we probably will ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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