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Crystal Serenity Review

5.0 / 5.0
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292 reviews
43 Awards

Average trip for a luxery line, I do not think it lived up to Crystal marketing.

Review for Crystal Serenity to the Caribbean
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hypercafe
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Oct 2016
Cabin: Deluxe Stateroom with Picture Window (slightly limited view)

We boarded the ship in NYC which was great as we live here. Embarkation was very easy, its on the ship. We were meet at the gangway and escorted to the desk, on the way a steward took our carry-on and delivered it to our stateroom. There was champagne and lunch in the MDR. I was surprised the lido was not open.

The ship is 1000 passengers, about the right size for us. It is in excellent shape and very clean all around. Its about 25 years old so the design is dated, that said it is easy to get around and find places. You can see how it has been changed over the years as the decor seems rather hap hazard. The lido has just been done, looks modern and new. This should be carried throughout the ship. I missed the interactive TV in the room however the internet was OK although you just get 1 hour a day, the rest you must pay for. As a all inclusive luxury line I would expect it to be included. The public spaces were very spacious however the ship was just 2/3 full. If full some would be crowded.

Cabin was a OV on deck seven, number 7068. Excellent location, quiet with little ship movement. Cabin is very small for a luxury line, that said it was in excellent shape, very clean at all times. Steward was eager to do all that was asked. If you go aboard expecting same cabin as a mass market line you will not be let down.

Cabin Review

Deluxe Stateroom with Picture Window (slightly limited view)

Cabin C2

Great location, quiet. Its call a limited view however it seemed normal to me.

Port Reviews

New York (Manhattan)

Its great, we live here

Baltimore

We did not get off, it was raining and we were in a cargo port

Charleston

We walked around, nice park and market by ship. Cruise terminal is shot.

Grand Turk

Goes to a commercial park. 10$ beers however free beach and pool

Curacao

Plenty of shopping.

Aruba

Plenty of shopping

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