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13 Crystal River Crystal Mahler Cruise Reviews


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richminn

6 Reviews Written

101 Helpful Votes

First but not last time Crystal

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Have heard about crystal and decided to try it out. Previously we had done a Viking river cruise was NOT excited about that and were reluctant to do another river cruise but thought we would. we boarded the ship ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Poorcindy

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

River cruise

The Mahler is a beautiful ship. The staff were beyond helpful. The food and drinks were more than you could possibly eat or drink. Unfortunately on the 17 Grand Tour they close the top deck for 8-10 days. We ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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pickypicky

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

WE WERE NOT "CRYSTALLIZED"

I have hesitated writing this review, but considering the limited number of reviews for Crystal River, I thought it would be helpful. As my title implies, we were neither impressed nor happy. I should probably add ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Travlmom59

2 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Crystal handles itinerary changes well

My husband and I are currently on a Grand Europe tour on the Crystal Mahler. Service and food have been superb. We are enjoying the daily canapés and appetizers brought to our room by our butler. Entertainment ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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2SailingNomads

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Great service, food, and ship

After 15 cruises and over 300 days on Seabourn we decided to try a river cruise, so to be fair my opinion of this cruise is colored by my Seabourn ocean cruise experiences. A river cruise was something we had ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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justjacques

1 Review Written

27 Helpful Votes

An Excellent Experience Despite the Changes!

We were originally scheduled to be on the Crystal Bach for a Rhine excursion from Frankfurt to Amsterdam. However, we were alerted a week beforehand that the cruise was being switched to another ship. We ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Jimbola

4 Reviews Written

83 Helpful Votes

Marvelous (Despite Diversion)

Our Crystal Mahler Grand Europe cruise in the summer of 2018 was hit with an unprecedented heat wave and drought which made the Rhine and Danube impassable, so our itinerary from Amsterdam to Vienna to Budapest was ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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terran_explr

15 Reviews Written

172 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Itinerary with Great Food and other Pleasures

I write this review from the perspective of giving you the traveler some insight about what to expect on this river cruise and to provide some tips. The good: itinerary, excellent food, small group tours, e-Bike ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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graham2213

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Cruise was as expected but not exceptional

We chose this cruise because of its reputation as a high end company and wanted to experience the benefits of a high end river cruise. In the end, sadly, not any better than AMA or Avalon. Everything was good. ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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toulonn

2 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Love the River Cruise on Crystal Mahler

My wife and I have done two other river cruises, one on Amawaterways and one on Viking. The Crystal Mahler is a new ship the same size as all the others but only carries 110 passengers and has 68 crew members. ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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skybluewaters

2 Reviews Written

40 Helpful Votes

Outstanding Inaugural Cruise

We have just finished the 16-day inaugural cruise of the Crystal Mahler. This cruise had a unique itinerary as it was changed one month prior to its September 30 start due to a delay in completing its construction. ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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PAllinson

4 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

First River Cruise

This river cruise was a first for both the Crystal Mahler, my wife and me. Both my Wife and I are experienced ocean cruises and this was our first River cruise. The cruise was not supposed to be the the first one ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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RosieA

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Crystal sets the standard every time.

Our first Crystal River Cruise aboard the Mahler one of their five river ships gave us many special moments to remember. We just completed the sojourn from Amsterdam to Budapest itinerary. We are savvy cruisers ...
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Sail Date July 2019


Crystal Mahler Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.5
Dining5.04.7
Entertainment4.04
Public Rooms5.04.5
Fitness Recreation4.03.8
Family2.0N/A
Enrichment1.04.2
Service5.04.8
Value For Money4.54.3
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