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Crystal Serenity Review

5.0 / 5.0
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286 reviews
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Expecting Five Star --- But truly *** star Cruise Line - No better than others

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

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Sail Date: Jan 2017
Cabin: Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah

Yes this is cruise critic and yes I am a harsh critic.

This was a first Crystal Cruise and we hoped to make it a habit. We are regulars on Oceania and Silversea and did not find Crystal any better -- in fact in some cases below the standards of O and Silversea.

The cruise was a rather simple one – pretty much a western Caribbean with stops in Cozumel, Costa Maya, Belize and Key West. I will not spend much time talking about the ports. Both my DW and me had bronchitis as it seemed to being going around the ship so our off ship activity was limited.

Cabin Review

Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah

Cabin B3

Where Crystal really fails are their staterooms in Veranda class. Size is 246 sq feet which includes the veranda. What makes this feel smaller is the fact that the bathroom is large, including a tub and a double sink. This makes the room extra small. Closet space was good. TV was actually good with more choices including the NFL Playoffs and the NCAA Football Final. Bed for me was comfortable.

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