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First Crystal Cruise with Pickleball

Review for Crystal Symphony to Mexican Riviera

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gscoggin

10+ Cruises

We went on this cruise to check out Crystal's luxury ocean cruise line. We picked this one because it has a paddle tennis court on it which we could use for pickleball. We brought four pickleball padles and by the end of the cruise we had about 14 players all rotating in at 9 o'clock a.m. every day. It made the trip. We liked the cruise experience so much that we're planning on doing another one ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Seabreeze Penthouse Suite with Verandah


Just as advertised

Review for Crystal Symphony to Mexican Riviera

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dswiss

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We've been on well over 50 cruises, but this was our first one on Crystal. We wanted to experience the 'top of the line' feeling and we were not disappointed. When we cruise, our most important aspect is the on-board life, especially the food and service. On this ship the food was outstanding. Quality, quality and quality!! Of course the service was just as fine. You can tell the impact a high ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window


A 6 Star experience, despite some minor imperfections

Review for Crystal Symphony to Mexican Riviera

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ak1004

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

The 10 nights Symphony cruise from Caldera to San Diego was our 15th cruise and our first cruise on Crystal. We sailed on Oceania and Azamara and the rest were mainstream lines like Celebrity, Princess Cunard etc. Oceania was our best cruise experience so far and I was curious how it will compare to Crystal. Embarkation took literally 15 minutes till we were in our cabin. 30 seconds later our ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Large Picture Window (extremely limited view)


Almost perfect

Review for Crystal Serenity to Mexican Riviera

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b1drman

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

This was out third Crystal cruise and probably our last for a while . While the service and food were top notch , the average age of our fellow cruisers had to be well in the 80's . I'm not young by any stretch , 59 . But anywhere we went walkers , canes , rascals, wheelchairs . I'm sorry but I want to be with someone closer to my demographic. Perhaps Crystal can have themed cruises catering to ...
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Sail Date: May 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah


Crystal Makes Us Happy---Again

Review for Crystal Serenity to Caribbean - Western

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Memlin

10+ Cruises

Age 80s

We chose this cruise for a much needed break after a busy holiday season. We flew to Miami on the 2nd and stayed at the Trump Doral. They provided a very nice cruise package which included transportation to the pier. Beautiful hotel with great service! We had a bit of a wait when we arrived at the Port of Miami, which irritated a lot of people. Once onboard, everything was fine. Champagne ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah


Somewhat Disappointed

Review for Crystal Serenity to Caribbean - Western

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Oren1618

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Beautiful ship. The rooms were just fine. Great entertainment. The song and dance troupe did a fabulous job. Terrific enrichment and seminar programs. Food was quite good, as well. The passengers were more lively than I had expected. I thought it would be a bit of a stuffy atmosphere. I was wrong. The itinerary was more than forgettable: Costa Maya, Cozumel, Belize, Key West and two days at ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah


Expecting Five Star --- But truly *** star Cruise Line - No better than others

Review for Crystal Serenity to Caribbean - Western

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PaulMCO

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Yes this is cruise critic and yes I am a harsh critic. This was a first Crystal Cruise and we hoped to make it a habit. We are regulars on Oceania and Silversea and did not find Crystal any better -- in fact in some cases below the standards of O and Silversea. The cruise was a rather simple one – pretty much a western Caribbean with stops in Cozumel, Costa Maya, Belize and Key West. I ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah


Bourbon Street to the Western Caribbean!

Review for Crystal Serenity to Caribbean - Western

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SailingAwayinDecember

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Lots of puzzle pieces to put this voyage in motion! The adventure all began because my brother-in-law wanted to embark from New Orleans, add that to the fact my husband and I wanted to sail over our anniversary (December 17) and on Crystal! Not to mention friends who wanted to join in on the fun, could not sail over Christmas. What was the likelihood?!?! A year and a half later, all I can say our ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite with Verandah


Flawless Service But The Symphony Occasionally Hits A Few Dull Notes

Review for Crystal Symphony to Caribbean - Western

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Artisttrw

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

This ship was built in the early '90s and set sail in the mid '90s. Although the ship is older than other luxuryn options, the ship does not show her age. I was looking for signs of wear and really could not find any. The reason is that she is meticuluosly cared for on an ongoing basis. If you get up early enough or stay up late enough, you can see how hard the staff works to address any ...
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Sail Date: November 2015

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah


Crystal Sparkles and Shines!

Review for Crystal Serenity to Caribbean - Western

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ricki

10+ Cruises

Age 2020s

Crystal did not disappoint! Our experience left us eager to return to Crystal again and again. We easily found parking close to the designated terminal and our wait time once in the terminal was less than 20 minutes. The embarkation process was simple and well executed. The Main Dining Room was open for lunch, and the choices were varied. DH and I both chose the Cobb Salad and a glass of ...
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Sail Date: December 2014


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