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Celestyal Crystal Review

4.5 / 5.0
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A fantastic voyage!

Review for Celestyal Crystal to Cuba
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jlticox
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Oct 2017
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Last stop before leaving Cuba
Weather was beautiful
What a wonderful trip.

Cabin 6204. We chose this cruse because we wanted to see different cities of Cuba without the hassle of travel and hotel changes. We wanted an all inclusive trip and this was perfect! And the People to People program was of interest to us and I must say the instructors on the ship were excellent and we enjoyed all of the classes. It made the trip much more interesting. Kudos to Jerry and Jorge for their excellent teaching and information, we now have a much better understanding of the country and it's history thanks to them. We had a junior balcony suite and it was very comfortable. The only thing I would say is bring a 3 way adapter for the one and only 120v electrical outlet to charge multiple devices. If you have European gear and plugs no worries. Not a lot of closet space for long items but you don't need a lot of clothes for the trip anyway. Bath and shower a little tight but it's not a big boat! I would like to say Thank you to all the crew of the Crystal. They went above and beyond in all areas to make this a trip to remember. Thanks to Raphaella for keeping us up to date on tours and tickets, she has a great big smile and was always watching out for us. Raphaella my hair is blond remember! Thanks to Martha for teaching me how to 1,2,3 and boom! I can't dance any better but I look good! Thanks to Mahley my Karaoke Queen from her King! And Vladimir (Stop the bus), thanks for the fun and games. To the cast of the theater and the band all I can say is WOW! You amazed night after night show after show. Your talent is amazing. Thanks to Big Willie and all the dining crew that made every meal an event! To Rubia; Thank you for your beautiful smile and always watching out for us and taking care of us. You were a pleasure to be around everyday. Special thanks to Danny for his never ending energy and flow of information. He was a pleasure to be around anytime of the day or night. He is like the Energizer Bunny, keeps going and going and going! And to the medical crew a special thanks also for their treatment of my minor sunburn, you were wonderful! This was absolutely one of the most enjoyable cruses that we have been on. I would recommend to everyone that if you are considering a cruse to Cuba, based on our experience this is absolutely the one to take to see the country and have a wonderful time. Thanks again to the wonderful team on the Celestyal Crystal, you were wonderful!

Response from TimL, Passenger Services @Celestyal Cruises

Thank you for sharing the experience you had on-board Celestyal Crystal in Cuba. We are delighted that you have enjoyed your cruise. Your compliments on our crew will be conveyed to the...

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Cabin jrbalcony

The cabin was very nice, only one 120V plug so bring adapter for multiple chargers. Showers and bath a little tight but it's not a big ship after all. Everything was clean and the staff kept the cabin in tip top shape 24/7. The cleanliness of the whole boat was excellent.

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Cienfuegos

The tours are a little rushed but you have to keep moving to get it all in.

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