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Celestyal Cruises Celestyal Crystal Cruise Reviews

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Great itinerary - good value!
"We chose this 7 days cruise because of the ports - Cairo, Jerusalem/Bethlehem, Cyprus, Rhodes and Ephesus. We also chose it because of the great value for what we paid as the price included 3 excursions (Cairo,..."Read More
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Fantastic cruise on a great small ship. Will cruise again in future!

Review for Celestyal Crystal to Mediterranean

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Bell2cruise

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

For those people looking for the bells and whistles of a large ship, do not look here. However if your looking to see parts of the world that are on your bucket list, then come on this cruise! Yes, ship is small, little older, but for the price and what's included it was definitely worth it, despite what was going on in the world. We were the last ship to go to most ports due to the Corona ...
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Sail Date: March 2020


Celestyal, An Overlooked Gem in the Cruise World?

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MN Tonester

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Last May, 2019, my wife and her siblings took a Greek island cruise on this very ship, which included Ephesus among the included excursions. I stayed home and took care of the dog. So effusive of her praise for the cruise and the included excursions, we decided to repeat the cruise this year. Celestyal offered a fantastic Black Friday cruise deal including drinks, gratuities, and three paid ...
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Sail Date: March 2020


Great itinerary - good value!

Review for Celestyal Crystal to Mediterranean

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YTOcruisers

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this 7 days cruise because of the ports - Cairo, Jerusalem/Bethlehem, Cyprus, Rhodes and Ephesus. We also chose it because of the great value for what we paid as the price included 3 excursions (Cairo, Rhodes and Ephesus), gratuities and drinks (albeit you could also pay for “premium drinks”). We had read the reviews on the Celestyal Crystal and had “lowered the bar” for our ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Spectacular destination lineup, enjoyable ship experience

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Dave2Kayak

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

The focus was on visiting many antiquities sites which was the main reason we selected this cruise package. Celestyal provided an excellent experience at a good value. Not a new ship or a large ship (900 passengers capacity?) with all the offerings you'd find on larger luxury boats but we found the Crystal to be very adequate for this type of cruise. Clean and well maintained throughout, friendly ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Amazing destinations on a nice ship.

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Clearwaterteacher

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

My husband is a travel consultant and found out about this cruise at a training. We have always wanted to visit these amazing destinations...Greece, Egypt, Israel, Cyprus, Turkey and Rhodes. The ship was not the newest, but extremely clean. The people working on the ship were extremely friendly. Although there were people from many countries on the ship English was used for announcements, ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Remarkable Value and First Rate Staff

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Brian 11

6-10 Cruises

Age 80s

I selected this cruise as I live in Cyprus and I could join the ship in Limassol. I actually went on the bus from Paphos to Limassol. A whopping 4 euros. It sounded good in the brochure. I was a little dubious, as the price was low. And living in Cyprus, I expected the organisation would be rather slipshod. How wrong can you be !!! I had an excellent time. Being a widower, I was ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Trip of a lifetime: uncharted waters for me

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buzzandjulie

10+ Cruises

This cruise was actually won by a work associate and I was to join her. Her schedule did not allow her to go so I was able to bring my adult daughter double bonus This was my 50th cruise but never to this region or this line. I had not expectations as to what to expect was not generally diapponted. This is a small ship with only 700 passengers this vovage so never crowded The ship ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


3 Continents. One of the best ever!

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Jantheman132

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise purely for the itinerary. The 7 night 3 Continents tour leaving from Athens did not disappoint in any way. We'll certainly use Celestyal again. Flying into Athens on the day of the cruise departure was a risk, but we'd seen Athens a few times before, and weren't keen to stay over. A 1 pm arrival was delayed by half an hour but we still made the 2.09 train direct to Pireaus ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


3 Continent Cruise, Grand Suite

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Jane Doe

2-5 Cruises

Age 80s

My mom and I opted to the Three Continent Cruise on the Crystal because of the ports visited for my mom’s birthday. We were overall pleased with the cruise and I don’t regret the extra expenditure for the Grand Suite. With that said, there were some really great features and some areas that you should be aware may fall short of some people’s expectations. Embarkation notice for suite ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


7 Nights Cruise 3 Continents – Celestyal Crystal

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HaileyAuger

2-5 Cruises

Age 20s

7 Nights Cruise 3 Continents – Celestyal Crystal Ship – the ship is more like a ferry, very old & worn, basic and casual. We expected a very basic cruise and didn’t pack any evening clothes. Although there was the usual captain’s gala night, so there’s a dress code for that evening if participating. Cabin – the cabin was an ok size but the bathroom was tiny and much smaller than other ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


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