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159 Crystal Serenity Cruise Reviews


CruiserFromMaine avatar

CruiserFromMaine

16 Reviews Written

83 Helpful Votes

We had a great cruise on the Serenity

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We had a great cruise on the Serenity from Miami to Los Angeles. This was the first leg of the 2020 World Cruise. Food and wine are an important part of cruising for us. We found the food to be very good to ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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chefmur

1 Review Written

25 Helpful Votes

First Class all the way

This was my 60th birthday celebration so we decided to go higher end. We have sailed with Disney with our kids and lately on the newer HAL pinnacle ships. We were overall thrilled with the cruise and are now ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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howlpat

2 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

What a Wonderful World!

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 ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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ervlynn

2 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Our first Crystal cruise was wonderful

We really enjoyed the Crystal experience. We had decided to try a luxury cruise as a special treat and are glad we chose Crystal. The Barcelona to Lisbon itinerary was perfect for us and the ship is lovely and ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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mountainclimber1

6 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

There are luxury cruise lines and there is CRYSTAL!

In the past 3 years we have sailed with Silversea 4 times, with Regent 3, with Oceania 1 and with Seabourn 2 times. We had heard excellent comments about Crystal when their Mediterranean cruise caught our attention. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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NorthernHiro

5 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

Loved our week on Serenity

Greetings! I am a former luxury cruise TA and had sailed on Serenity 3 times in a PH, about 12-14 years ago. This is the my first time back as a 'civilian' and first time on Crystal for my husband. Our last 4 ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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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 ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Atsugi1

1 Review Written

34 Helpful Votes

More than expected

A friend recommended the line, plus the itinerary included ports of interest to me such as Kotor and Debrovnik. I also prefer ships that hold fewer than 1000 guests. Rooms were a bit small but the amenities of the ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Shoeman1

8 Reviews Written

90 Helpful Votes

Better than ever

We chose this cruise for its itinerary. We were not disappointed. This was our 20th cruise with Crystal and everything was pristine. Embarkation and Disembarkation: Smooth as silk. We arrived at port at 11: 35 ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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toolworker

1 Review Written

52 Helpful Votes

First Time on Crystal - My Impressions vs. Regent Seven Seas

For those interested, here are impressions of a first-time Crystal cruiser on Serenity, comparing our experience mainly with Regent Seven Seas. We’ve also cruised Oceania, Viking Ocean, Azamara and a number of ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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as.rogers

2 Reviews Written

41 Helpful Votes

Pampered and well fed

We thought we booked the same line we took on another cruise, but it turned out to be the Crystal Serenity, which was even better. The staff were happy, which we like because it means the company treats them well, ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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colonial50

3 Reviews Written

38 Helpful Votes

Better Than Ev

This was our 24th cruise on Crystal and the first after the Serenity came out of dry dock. We took this cruise to relax as my husband was recuperating. The boarding process in Reykjavik was a little off as there ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Jimbola

4 Reviews Written

83 Helpful Votes

Above and Beyond

Our third Crystal cruise did not disappoint. We went from Iceland to the fjord of Norway to Copenhagen, and I would highly recommend this route as it was spectacular in every way, and the Crystal Serenity was ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Virginia from Roslyn

2 Reviews Written

59 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise

This is our 4th Crystal cruise but first cruise post the 2018 changes made to the Serenity. The decor in the common areas and restaurants has been updated. We enjoyed the addition of the restaurants Silk and ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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seapointer

10 Reviews Written

76 Helpful Votes

Almost perfect

Foe our first cruise on Crystal, we made the jump to a luxury line and were not disappointed, for the most part.The public areas of the ship are in top condition following a recent drydock. The furniture throughout ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Keith1010

20 Reviews Written

217 Helpful Votes

An Amazing Time Sailing On-Board Crystal Serenity

Our recent time on Crystal Serenity was comprised of several cruises starting on December 21, 2019 Crystal Serenity: December 21, 2018 – 16 Day Holiday Cruise January 6, 2019- 7 Day California Coastal ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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cruise-otter

10 Reviews Written

117 Helpful Votes

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

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 ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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2ConnecticutCruisers

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Wonderful trip, from start to finish -- Crystal is top notch!

Have been on several Crystal cruises before, always on the Symphony. First time on the Serenity, first time in each of these ports (Rome, Florence/Pisa, Nice, Barcelona, Ibiza, Monte Carlo). I can't say enough ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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dhaslett87

4 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

Best cruise ever

Over the past 32 years I have been on over 40 cruises on about 20 cruise lines. I always remembered our 1993 cruise on "Crystal Harmony" as the best of them all, but it was very expensive. Eventually I decided to ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Fred Bruning

1 Review Written

36 Helpful Votes

A beautiful experience

My family and I had sailed several times on the Serenity, and we were looking forward to seeing the extent of the recent renovations. We were very pleased with the new look of the ship and the renovations done to ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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pf123ff

5 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Visiting Israel from a Cruise Ship – by Coach versus Minibus

Israel has recently become a popular destination for cruise ships. Some ships stop 3 days in Haifa, some stop 1 day in Ashdod followed by 2 more days in Haifa. I and my wife have tried both ways, and I am now ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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AWHW

30 Reviews Written

242 Helpful Votes

Excellent Cruise

When I embarked on Crystal Serenity in Barcelona on Sunday October 7, I recalled that my last cruise on this ship was well over almost 4 years, yet I was pleasantly amazed (but not surprised) that many restaurant ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Keith1010

20 Reviews Written

217 Helpful Votes

THREE BACK TO BACK CRUISES - NINETEEN PORTS IN TWENTY ONE DAYS

I wanted to begin by saying that in life nothing is absolutely perfect all of the time. The same applies to a cruise. With that said overall these cruises exceeded our expectations. We knew going into this that ...
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Sail Date September 2018


Jayoh avatar

Jayoh

6 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

Awesome cruise, Crystal keeps delivering

I chose this cruise as it is the only one that Crystal do to Israel. Billed as a Holy Lands cruise, it was two weeks of luxury on-board and fascinating tours ashore. This was my 15th cruise on Crystal and, even ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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J80crew

3 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

Everything I hoped for

We have been Celebrity loyalists (with one Oceania cruise as well), but a Crystal cruise was on my bucket list, so when Crystal offered a sale and the itinerary was appealing, I jumped on it. My husband was ...
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Sail Date May 2018


Crystal Serenity Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.3
Dining5.04.4
Entertainment5.04.1
Public Rooms5.04.5
Fitness Recreation5.04.2
Family4.04.7
Enrichment5.04.2
Service4.54.6
Value For Money4.03.9
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