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Crystal River
Crystal Debussy
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13 Crystal River Crystal Debussy Cruise Reviews

japon27 avatar


2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Exceeded all expectations


I was a reluctant river cruiser, but timing was right so we booked the Christmas cruise to give it a try. I can't say enough good things about the ship or the experience. My first surprise was on boarding - I ...
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Sail Date December 2019

corpkid avatar


4 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

First River Cruise. First Crystal Cruise. Absolutely loved it!

We are experienced ocean cruisers, and have landed on Oceania as our preferred line. We have been wanting to go on a river cruise, and decided to give Crystal a try as they had beautiful new build river cruises and ...
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Sail Date July 2018

horseman1 avatar


6 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Inconsistent Food and Service. Poor Spa

We looked forward to a relaxing trip with great food and being docked in the center of towns. Unfortunately most of the docking locations required a bus ride or very long walk to town. There was only 1 ...
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Sail Date October 2019

caripoo avatar


3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Amazing Rhine

We spent 8 days prior to leaving Basel in Switzerland....and spent an extra 3 days in Amsterdam at the end. They check you in while you are sipping on a nice Prosecco....We had EXCELLENT bartenders, shore ...
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Sail Date October 2019

EatLobster avatar


9 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

Elegant ship

The ship is new and very elegant. Never feels crowded. Pop up bar on top deck is great when you have nice weather. We were in lowest level room and it was equivalent to higher rooms on other ships. Don’t be ...
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Sail Date October 2019

Happy2trvl avatar


1 Review Written

22 Helpful Votes

A M A Z I N G!!!!

Debussy staff and ship were more than expected. We were in the “low water” season and initially were worried about the lack of information shared with us on what changes would be made to the itinerary. As we ...
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Sail Date September 2018

tfred avatar


3 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

Great cruise, 7 day Rhine cruise

the really no downsides to anything on this cruise. Food, service and planning were first rate. This is a serious contender for a Rhine river cruise- I would certainly take a hard look at Crystal vs Viking et al. ...
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Sail Date July 2018

happyrivercruiser avatar


1 Review Written

23 Helpful Votes

Magical river cruise up the Rhine from Basel to Amsterdam

We had an incredibly marvelous time on this 8 day river cruise from Basel to Amsterdam. It was magical. The food was delicious and plentiful as was the wine and spirits. The daily excursions were extremely well ...
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Sail Date June 2018

Netminder1 avatar


1 Review Written

24 Helpful Votes

The best of the best (you get what you pay for)

It was our first river cruise and our first on Crystal. And the Debussy was pretty much brand new as Crystal entered river sailing just last year. If you don't read any further, just know how special this boat ...
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Sail Date May 2018

jwhin954 avatar


1 Review Written

23 Helpful Votes

First Time on a Cruise - Now I am spoiled for life!

We selected Crystal based on my partner's experience several years ago. Our instincts were correct, as the entire experience was top-notch. The crew were friendly, professional and very caring. The ship was new, ...
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Sail Date May 2018

kmtoner avatar


3 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

Basel to Amsterdam - Great Cruise on a Beautiful New Boat

My wife and I chose this cruise for two reasons: (1) Our experience on the Crystal Symphony last year was excellent and we were able to obtain great pricing for this river cruise; and (2) the itinerary gave us a ...
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Sail Date May 2018

Dyannharp avatar


1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Amsterdam to Basel changed to Amsterdam to Koblenz 3 days before departing

Chose the original cruise 15 months in advance splendors of the rhine... trip of a lifetime. Total cost $20,000 by the end of it 3 days prior notified we would be in the Netherlands 7 days and Germany 3..how rude ...
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Sail Date August 2018

miffy0426 avatar


5 Reviews Written

38 Helpful Votes

Great Value for money

The Debussy looked very new which it should since it just entered river sailing last year. By cruise standards, it was quite small (a boat with 100 passengers and 50 odd crew members), but it never felt that ...
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Sail Date June 2018

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