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Meet two couples on Cruise Critic before going and spent some time with them Worked out sharing a day trip and ride into Paris very well. We loved the ship. Food was outstanding except for one meal which was just very good. Service was nice and cabin worked out well for us with enough space for storage etc. The entertainment was good, but would have preferred the "Last Show with Dancers etc" to be the night before the last. We did not take any of the shore excursions, but did touring on our own. We found the tours to be very expensive and a few people we meet were disappointed in them not having enough time at sights. This was my first cruise with Crystal and I would certainly consider going again. Would have liked one more sea day. As we get older it is harder to TOUR everyday. Also, would have liked more information about sights at each port. Found some very interesting things by accident.

Great trip

Crystal Symphony Cruise Review by Ellen Rosman

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: August 2017
  • Destination: Baltic Sea
  • Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window (limited view)
Meet two couples on Cruise Critic before going and spent some time with them Worked out sharing a day trip and ride into Paris very well. We loved the ship. Food was outstanding except for one meal which was just very good. Service was nice and cabin worked out well for us with enough space for storage etc. The entertainment was good, but would have preferred the "Last Show with Dancers etc" to be the night before the last. We did not take any of the shore excursions, but did touring on our own. We found the tours to be very expensive and a few people we meet were disappointed in them not having enough time at sights. This was my first cruise with Crystal and I would certainly consider going again. Would have liked one more sea day. As we get older it is harder to TOUR everyday. Also, would have liked more information about sights at each port. Found some very interesting things by accident.
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Cabin Review

Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window (limited view)
Cabin E1 7061
Not too big, but set up well. Liked having 2 sinks and extra hair dryer. More than enough drawer space. Limited view turned out to be fine, window was between two tenders.
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