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San Francisco Crystal Symphony Cruise Reviews

Crystal Symphony
San Francisco

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13 San Francisco Crystal Symphony Cruise Reviews

Balliett avatar


7 Reviews Written

51 Helpful Votes

Like an aging starlet, she's had "work" done and looks great


We chose this cruise for the itinerary. We're a couple of a certain age. Second Crystal cruise, dozens of other cruises over the decades. Our cruise Beijing to Hong Kong in 2015 was my favorite cruise ever. ...
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Sail Date June 2019

jennas6514 avatar


2 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

Elegant ship with wonderful service

This was my first Crystal Cruise and my second ocean cruise. I was charmed and amazed by the lovely ship (Crystal Symphony) and especially the service. I couldn't sit down anywhere without someone popping up within ...
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Sail Date June 2019

Bellalicious avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Luxury Luxury Luxury!

We chose Crystal Cruises because of the Panama Canal itinerary (so we can tick it off the bucket list) and the Luxury Cruise Experience. Crystal was recommended to us by a friend (who is a travel agent) we met on a ...
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Sail Date August 2018

calliopecruiser avatar


3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Wonderful, but a llittle slippage since the drydock

This is my 4th Crystal cruise, my 3rd on the Symphony, and it was wonderful in so many ways. I love the Symphony, because it is luxurious but casual (I feel like I can take my shoes off and put my feet up on the ...
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Sail Date August 2018

PrincessVictoria22 avatar


4 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

What a fabulous cruise!

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 ...
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Sail Date July 2018

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1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Excellent and Relaxing

This cruise was chosen for a family trip by my parents who are big fans of Crystal. They had a larger stateroom with a butler and we had more basic accommodations. It actually worked out well because their room ...
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Sail Date July 2018

Keith1010 avatar


20 Reviews Written

217 Helpful Votes

The Magic Of Alaska On The Crystal Symphony

Review Of Voyage 1219 - August 13 Alaska Sailing Overall Summary ============== We had a wonderful time on this voyage. This cruise exceeded our expectations. Embarkation ========== ...
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Sail Date August 2011

newman3202 avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

No rating

Crystal Symphony The Best

My friend Linda came to sail with me on a trip to Alaska on the Crystal Symphony. This was her first time on Crystal and my second. The cruise was just fantastic The food was really a cut above all other cruise ...
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Sail Date June 2011

martinsfo avatar


3 Reviews Written

Singing In The Rain-Alaska Style

After sailing out of San Francisco during a glorious afternoon, we did not see the sun again until we were in Vancouver 9 days later. We still had a great cruise, and the grayness added an other-worldliness to some ...
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Sail Date July 2011

bradders avatar


2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes


I am somewhat 'Crystallised' at 47 years of age, and this was my 5th trip, in as many years. I brought my partner along for the first time to show what all the fuss was about. Crystal get a lot right, the ...
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Sail Date June 2011

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At sea days

11 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Crystal Symphony - Alaska

We took our extended family on this Alaskan cruise to celebrate a 70th b-day...ages 5-89yrs...we had a blast....our last Crystal experience was 2003. Our family was blown-away with the excellent service, & the ...
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Sail Date June 2011

Tilac avatar


2 Reviews Written

48 Helpful Votes

First Cruise on Crystal

The cruise was great. Pros: Everything I had read about the food was right on. It is outstanding and you get anything you want by just asking. As our head waiter said "We can give you anything except ...
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Sail Date June 2011

augalaska avatar


2 Reviews Written

Crystal Symphony May 9-12 (long)

This was our first Crystal cruise and it will not be our last, we loved everything about it. My husband and I were traveling with my parents. At first we were a bit concerned we would not fit in and be out of place ...
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Sail Date May 2011

Crystal Symphony Ratings

Public Rooms5.04.5
Fitness Recreation4.54.1
Value For Money4.03.9
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