• Write a Review
  • Boards
  • Log In

Crystal Venice Cruise Reviews

Crystal
Ship
Destination
Venice

Traveler rating

Excellent

20

Very Good

2

Average

2

Cruise type

24 Crystal Venice Cruise Reviews


Cruisemonty avatar

Cruisemonty

1 Review Written

42 Helpful Votes

Loved our First Crystal Cruise

|

We just returned from a seven-day cruise on Serenity in the Adriatic. This was our first cruise on a luxury line after sailing on Disney, Celebrity and Oceania, among others. We really enjoyed the all inclusive ...
Read More

Sail Date September 2019


montylee avatar

montylee

7 Reviews Written

70 Helpful Votes

Great locations, but nothing special about Crystal.

First, since Crystal Serenity goes to dry dock next month (October 2018), some of the comments may not be applicable. My wife and I took a Crystal river cruise last year (Danube) and were so impressed with the ...
Read More

1 photo

Sail Date August 2018


castriker888 avatar

castriker888

1 Review Written

47 Helpful Votes

Just wow!

We love cruises and had been looking for one to Croatia. Our previous cruises had been with the big middle market lines - Celebrity, Royal Caribbean, Princess, etc. We picked this 1-week Venice to Croatia cruise for ...
Read More

Sail Date August 2017


patricia 73 avatar

patricia 73

2 Reviews Written

39 Helpful Votes

Great ship and service

I was very interested in visiting Croatia and I choose the Crystal Esprit because of its high ratings and the itinerary of the ship. We were not disappointed. The service on this ship was very personalized. We had ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2017


L2VR33 avatar

L2VR33

1 Review Written

22 Helpful Votes

Probably the best cruise we've ever taken

we chose this cruise because the ports of call were the ones we were looking for. also since the ship was smaller that most cruise ships, We were able to pull into Ports with very shallow Harbors. Therefore the ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2017


NJCruiseFans avatar

NJCruiseFans

1 Review Written

35 Helpful Votes

Luxurious with top service and food

The Esprit was a wonderful a cruise as we could imagine. We have been loyal to Seabourn for several years, but the Esprit was on a par with any Seabourn cruise we've taken. The best thing about the Esprit is that it ...
Read More

Sail Date September 2016


Annette Costello avatar

Annette Costello

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Efficient and lovely staff

We have just disembarked from the Crystal Symphony in Rome after a 11 day cruise. We couldn't fault any part of the cruise and feel we have experienced a very professional event. The entertainment was always ...
Read More

Sail Date September 2016


DJBRADACH avatar

DJBRADACH

1 Review Written

41 Helpful Votes

WOW - what more can anyone say!!!

First scheduled cruise for the newest addition to the Crystal family and can not say enough nice things about the experience. With room for something like 86 pax, an intimate experience is assured and it was!!! ...
Read More

Sail Date April 2016


JTor avatar

JTor

5 Reviews Written

70 Helpful Votes

Crystal yachts - tweaks to come, but already pretty fantastic

We just came back from our cruise on the Crystal Esprit and enjoyed it very much. It’s a very new and interesting concept and they are still working out exactly what it is, I think. We thought it was terrific ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2016


Bill Peters avatar

Bill Peters

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Voyage

Crystal Serenity is a very beautiful smaller cruise ship. It only carries up to 1000 passengers. The ratio of passenger to crew is one crewmember to every 3 passengers. That does make for unbelievable service. This ...
Read More

Sail Date September 2015


forepaughs75 avatar

forepaughs75

4 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

The Toughest Part of a Crystal Cruise

Truly an exceptional experience in terms of being taken care of, feeling safe and completely content. The food is spectacular (not easily said since I am a gourmet home chef) . The staff go out of their way to make ...
Read More

Sail Date May 2014


4Orchard avatar

4Orchard

4 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Crystal Serenity Artistic reflections Cruise, Voyage No. 4310 ~

This was our fifth Crystal cruise and our third onboard the Crystal Serenity and, as it had recently undergone a multi-million pound refit, we were looking forward to seeing the changes. As our flight to Venice did ...
Read More

Sail Date May 2014


greynolds avatar

greynolds

1 Review Written

Luxury in the Med

My wife and I have always had a stereotypical opinion of what a cruise would be like having seen documentaries on the subject, portraying a negative view. So when the opportunity arose to try one we agreed with some ...
Read More

Sail Date September 2013


letsgoacruisin avatar

letsgoacruisin

1 Review Written

Not a Good Change

This was our fifth Crystal Cruise and possibly our last. In my eyes, it was the classes and fabulous, educational lectures during sea days during our prior Crystal Cruises which distinguished Crystal from other ...
Read More

Sail Date April 2013


LosAltosTraveller avatar

LosAltosTraveller

1 Review Written

An excellent first cruise in the Mediterranean

My wife and I had never been on a cruise before as it just didn't seem like our kind of thing. Nevertheless, we signed up for this cruise, Crystal Cruise 3309, which went from Venice to Rome with 5 stops in ...
Read More

Sail Date May 2013


2pctmilk avatar

2pctmilk

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great food and service, just lacking in value.

Having been on both five and six star lines, I have a pretty good idea of how a star rating should translate into the level of food, service, and accommodations on a ship. Despite my best efforts to truly appreciate ...
Read More

Sail Date August 2012


FL Golfer avatar

FL Golfer

7 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Experiencing a smaller ship for a longer trip

As very experienced travelers, I tend to always look for the best value and usually book directly with airlines, hotels, etc. I found that the price of the cruise we booked was no cheaper booking online vs using a ...
Read More

Sail Date October 2011


caliber35 avatar

caliber35

8 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Serenity still Shines

This was my twenty second sailing with Crystal and my first with my partner Craig. We choose this cruise to celebrate his birthday and to visit some new ports of call; Venice and Dubrovnik. The balance of our ...
Read More

Sail Date November 2011


tinkll1 avatar

tinkll1

1 Review Written

Fineman, The Light Brigade and Sashimi, too!

This was my first cruise aboard the Serenity, my third cruise with Crystal Lines, and perhaps my 12th plus cruise experience. From beginning to end, my expectations were almost always exceeded. The arrival ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2010


Oliviaaustralia avatar

Oliviaaustralia

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Less enjoyable than expected

The Mediterranean cruise on Crystal was a mixed experience. The positives were many including the speciality restaurant Silk, the excellent fitness centre and instructors, the wonderful breakfasts and the ...
Read More

Sail Date June 2010


MarkBearSF avatar

MarkBearSF

5 Reviews Written

57 Helpful Votes

Serenity in the Med

This is a review of our cruise on the Byzantine Odyssey cruise on the Crystal Serenity from June 25 - July 7 2010 with time spent pre-cruise in Venice and after disembarking in Athens. STATS AND STUFF We're a ...
Read More

Sail Date June 2010


thecaddy avatar

thecaddy

1 Review Written

Please don't read this review!

On the one hand, I don't want you to read this review, because we want to go on Crystal again, and don't want the ship to be sold out. On the other hand, the cruise was so nice, so special, that we feel we owe it to ...
Read More

Sail Date May 2010


Alyssa's_Dad avatar

Alyssa's_Dad

1 Review Written

Cruising Italy and the Mediterranean with Our 6½ Year-old

Recently, between 11 and 29 June 2009, my wife, 6½ year-old daughter, and I took an 18-day vacation to Europe. The vacation consisted of three main parts: 1) flying to and spending 3 pre-cruise days in Venice, 2) ...
Read More

Sail Date June 2009


Exec Libra avatar

Exec Libra

1 Review Written

Crystal Serenity - Western Mediterranean

Having lurked on Cruise Critic for some time I thought it best to join the community. My first Crystal cruise was a wonderful experience, from start to finish. Voyage 6324 was an 11-night journey with embarkation ...
Read More

Sail Date October 2006


Never Miss a Deal!
Subscribe and Save
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Find a Cruise

Easily compare prices from multiple sites with one click

Other Cruise Line Cruise Reviews from Venice

  • Sea Cloud Cruises Venice Cruise Reviews




Want to cruise smarter?
Get expert advice, insider tips and more.
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.