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Crystal Symphony Review

4.5 / 5.0
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What a fabulous cruise!

Review for Crystal Symphony to Hawaii
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10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Jul 2018
Cabin: Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window (limited view)
Lobby sculpture
View from my cabin, 8075
Sailing under the Golden Gate Bridge

When I saw that this Hawaiian cruise (on my favorite ship, no less!) was to depart from and return to San Francisco (my home), I was delighted. The cruise turned out to be my favorite one ever.

I travel solo, as I like to have my own cabin, and I always make new friends onboard. Crystal is the best cruise line for solo travelers, charging FAR less than the 200% most of the others charge. I think my cabin was priced at 130%. Anyway, the cabin was perfectly situated midship, with a window with a partially obscured view, which meant that just the edge of a lifeboat was within my view, not bad at all. The cabin was very comfortable and spacious. There is a sitting area by the window, with a little sofa. The bed was extremely comfortable. The bathroom has double sinks, and a tub/shower combination with a handheld shower head. Bath products include shower gel, shampoo, conditioner, and lotion (and, naturally, bar soap). There are lots of extras, like a little sewing kit, shower cap, Q-tips, cotton balls, shoe shiner, shoehorn, even an umbrella.

When my cabin stewardess entered that first day, we realized that she had serviced a Babis for me on a prior trip. Very nice. She did a fabulous job, everything was completely clean and tidy, and she refilled my ice bucket twice/day.

Cabin Review

Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window (limited view)

Cabin E1

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