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Crystal Serenity Review

5.0 / 5.0
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277 reviews
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Barcelona to Lisbon

Review for Crystal Serenity to the Western Mediterranean
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2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Jul 2015
Cabin: Deluxe Stateroom with Picture Window

Background - have previously cruised the inside passage in Alaska with Holland America, Caribbean islands with Princess, Crystal was equivalent but a smaller ship (for better and worse)

The food and service were excellent. Especially Verner Petrovic as our waiter in the main dining room. Prego and Silk Road specialty restaurants were very nice. Lido buffet and Trident grill excellent

Free liquor is a mixed blessing, one tends to overdo and not be as energetic for the excursions. One show (Billy joel imitator) was excellent, rest were adequate. Uncrowded but dead nightlife, glad I wasn't a single. Older crowd

Cabin Review

Deluxe Stateroom with Picture Window

Port Reviews

Gibraltar

Park is huge, hot and VERY hilly so take a taxi

st michaels cave is like luray caverns VA

town is quaint

Lisbon

Crystal didn't offer even maps of Lisbon much less excursions

Lisbon 3 days of sights - see my main review

Belem and Alfama were walkable, take a taxi to a high point then walk down

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