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Celestyal Crystal Review

4.5 / 5.0
Editor Rating
229 reviews
12 Awards

July 2017 Cruise

Review for Celestyal Crystal to Cuba
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2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Jul 2017
Traveled with children

I wanted a cruise that was basically exclusive to Cuba. The people to people program was very rich although I was disappointed that a cigar factory tour, Castro's grave and a rum factory (not just the store) were included.

The staff on the cruise were exceptional at every level. They made the entire cruise enjoyable. This is an older ship without many amenities but it was worth taking for the port stops.

The ship is not kid friendly. They have a few hours for small kids on the sea days and an hour of Wii time for teenagers. That's all. There is a ping pong table and a gym or the very small salt water pool (max 10 people). So my kids - ages 14, 17, 18 didn't have a lot to do on non trip days.

Response from CrystalP, Celestyal Cruises

Thank you for sharing your Cuban experience on-board Celestyal Crystal. All of our passengers' remarks are important for us. We hope to see you again on-board one of our cruise vessels in...

Cabin Review

Cabin suite with balcony

I had a smaller room and when I walked in had a panic attack. It was about the size of my bathroom at home for 3 of us. I immediately upgraded to a suite with balcony and it was a much better experience.

Port Reviews


The tour in general was good but they took us to a location for an hour where we had to watch young people dance amateur Cuban dancing that wasn't good and dragged out.

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