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Celestyal Cruises Celestyal Crystal Cruise Reviews

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"Those things that exceeded our expectations were the destinations, our room (junior suite), all customer service, the food, the overall value, and the entertainment.Overall Value: We thought it was a good value...."Read More
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An absolute pleasure

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Ann Wakeman
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

This was our first experience of sea cruising and it was an absolute pleasure. Everything aboard the Celestyal Crystal was well-organised and the ship had a lovely atmosphere. She was very attractively furnished in all the public areas that we saw and our cabin was beautiful. The various lounges and open air decks made for comfortable opportunities from which to view surrounding scenery. All the ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


Wonderfull experience

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heegee
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This cruise visits all the most sought-after islands in 7 days. I could not believe how efficient they were. We left our hotel in central Athens at 12 noon and were on the ship by 12:45. We had booked a Junior Balcony suite and were upgraded to a full Balcony Suite. Large living area, separate bedroom and a very large balcony. 2 excursions were included, and we booked 4 others. The ship is not ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


We Had a Great Experience

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barryescott
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Overview: We would like to thank Celestyal Cruises for giving us a 125% credit for our original March 2020 booking. They are a high integrity company. We are world-travelers but novice-cruisers so this review describes our experience but does not compare it to other cruises. In general, we had a wonderful experience and would recommend the ship and the itinerary to you. Those things that ...
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Sail Date: August 2022


Great experience and a good ratio value vs. cost

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genaroz
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

Second cruise for me, so not a lot of experience. Went to visit the Greek islands with the Celestyal Crystal, start and end in Piraeus. We were 5 people in two cabins (junior suites with balcony), from 17 to 68 years old. All are happy with the experience: GOOD - Organization, everything was really smooth and professionally driven - Enterntainment, excellent. Special mention to the ...
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Sail Date: August 2022


Cruising with Celestyal Crystal, highly recommended.

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ijsduiker
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

My wife (63) and I (73) are Dutch and frequent cruisers. We have sailed with MSC, Celebrity, HAL, Aida and TUI (Mein Schiff). The Celestyal Chrystal came across our path by chance. Cruise, flight, transfers, full board, drinks, tips and 2 excursions were included for a very attractive price. It was a small ship of 162 m in length. We doubted whether it would not be too busy with a maximum of 1200 ...
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Sail Date: August 2022


Old Ship and Poor Management

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Rabbits77
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The positives - Food and wait staff very good, they really made the cruise - Itinerary was good, longer in some ports would be better and could be managed better than what they did - Embarkation was a breeze as was de-embarkation, very seamless process - Good size suite, very spacious - entertainment was good The negatives - Cruise director was out of her depth, little ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


Couldn't fault this cruise - great value for money

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Brownowl80
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

I couldn’t fault this cruise line and I have cruised on Viking, RC, NCL and Celebrity lines in the past. Reading other reviews I was expecting the ship to be worn and tired and found this not to be the case. Whilst it doesn’t have all the bells and whistles of some of the larger ships, being a smaller ship made it a much more personal trip and very good value for money. It was spotlessly ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


Very good overall experience

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hirop402
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We recently completed a 7 day cruise on the Crystal. We travel as a group of friends and one of our fellow travelers is a travel professional who puts together our trips which is how we were introduced to Celestyal. I had some reservations prior after reading the reviews but all I can say is either Celestyal listened and made changes or maybe things are just getting back to normal post pandemic. ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


Absolutely positively wonderful!

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Bee and Jer
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We choose this cruise because our travel agent suggested it to my husband and I (74 and 65). We booked right before Covid hit and May 14, 2022 we finally were able to go. It was great all and all. The ship was great and most of the workers were wonderful! We especially enjoyed the smaller ship experience and the ports we visited in Greece and Turkey. Our cabin was spotless: ALWAYS. Cabin ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


This discount cruise line is only worth it if you truly can't afford anything else

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sbrown6659
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

All of the shore excursions that I booked/paid directly with the cruise line were cancelled at the last minute. I have been waiting 4 months (so far) for the refunds. I have submitted 5 requests for information and each one is replied to with the most ignorant nonsense - such as that the refund has been processed to the "agency" and I need to follow up with them however, I did not book with an ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


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