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 Crystal Cruise Line

Established in 1988 by Nippon Yusen Kaisha of Japan, the world's largest shipping company, Crystal Cruises offers the comforts of a luxury line and the range amenities of the premium lines' usually larger ships, creating a unique ultra deluxe experience. The company's first ship, Crystal Harmony, entered service in 1990, sister ship Crystal Symphony in 1995 and finally, the Crystal Serenity in 2003. Crystal has consistently won "Best Large Ship" awards from everyone awarding them and is a favorite among cruisers enjoying luxury products.
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 Recent Crystal Reviews

  • Rose  Crystal Symphony  Reefs and Rainforest

    Very disappointed about the all inclusive program. It sounds cheap and it is really 'cheap'. I was with Crystal Harmony a couple of times before and was impressed with the 6 stars' service and... read more

    18 users found this review helpful.
  • Mrs Williams  Crystal Symphony  Iceland

    Liked: inclusive drinks and gratuities, waiting staff and room stewards excellent Dislikes: most of the other staff, especially reception and entertainment staff; rooms tiny; ship showing its age;... read more

    14 users found this review helpful.
  • Gail Crosby  Crystal Symphony  Western Carribean

    This was my husband's and my first time on a cruise and we're glad that we travelled with Crystal. It was a wonderful experience. The meals were so delicious. We were fortunate enough to sit with a... read more

    5 users found this review helpful.
  • Joe Besecker  Crystal Symphony  San Francisco-Vancouver

    The food was excellent. Most everything else was awful. Ship very small. Tiny elevators. No activities. Trip to Vancouver. Too early in season. No water in pool. No deck chairs. Absolutely... read more

    11 users found this review helpful.
  • mary  Crystal Serenity  italian coast

    The cruise was nice Food was very good except for one night at Prego restaurant Very small. For the price of this ship/cruiseline it was about 100 sq feet smaller than the Regent Seven... read more

    17 users found this review helpful.
  • Dianne  Crystal Symphony  New York to Montreal

    It was absolutely the best cruise I have been on! The food was delicious! Small, but nice. Not too much going on, but it was fine. read more

    19 users found this review helpful.
  • Joyce C

    Crystal Serenity  UNKNOWN

    I am submitting this review because we made the decision about a cruise line from reading online reviews, and I want to help others make their decisions.  We only intended to take one cruise... read more

    203 users found this review helpful.
  • Geral Altman

    Crystal Serenity  UNKNOWN

    I read Tom Ogg's review of his cruise (which was was just before mine), and I must say that I agree with every word. For this reason I will try not to repeat his review, but rather add my own... read more

    30 users found this review helpful.
  • Phil Haggerty

    Crystal Serenity 

    My name is Phil Haggerty and my wife is Edith Goble. I am a retired city attorney and Edith is a homemaker and retired health services provider. We live in Phoenix, Arizona and this would be our... read more

    94 users found this review helpful.
  • Jim Mueller

    Crystal Serenity  UNKNOWN

    We had a fantastic time on the Crystal Serenity Norwegian Fjord Cruise. The real standout feature of Crystal is the service. If you are a “service freak” like me, you will love it. We... read more

    29 users found this review helpful.
  • Sandy Oshinsky

    Crystal Symphony  Eastern Caribbean

    The Crystal Symphony was outstanding in every way. The cabins were well appointed, but not overly spacious. We had a suite with a veranda on the Penthouse Deck. The service was... read more

    20 users found this review helpful.
  • Kate Sloan

    Crystal Symphony  UNKNOWN

    I can't say enough about Crystal Cruises. Even though everyone on the ship was older, in their 60's, this was not a problem for me and my new husband (I'm 34, he's 33.)... read more

    19 users found this review helpful.
  • Dale & Elaine Strand

    Crystal Symphony  Mexican Riviera

    This is a brief review but to the point. We have always WANTED to cruise on the upscale lines, particularly Crystal, since everybody who's been on it raves about it. Frankly, we... read more

    51 users found this review helpful.
  • cl1042

    Crystal Symphony  Barcelona, Spain to Dover, England

    This "Wine and Romance" 12 day cruise had stops in Cannes, France; Cadiz, Spain; Gibraltar, U.K.; Lisbon, Portugal; Le Verdon, France; Bordeaux, France;. It is truly difficult to... read more

    34 users found this review helpful.
  • Park H. Davis  Crystal Harmony  NOT FOUND

    Park H. Davis Elegant and understated, the Crystal Harmony was superb in almost every detail. I traveled on somewhat of an oddball itinerary that had plenty of sea days... read more

    2 users found this review helpful.
  • Herb  Crystal Harmony  NOT FOUND

    Herb The finest cruise that we have ever been on. The quality and quantity of the food was outstanding. The cruise personnel, the shore excursions, the cleanliness of the... read more

  • Wayne Gerber  Crystal Harmony  NOT FOUND

    Wayne Gerber Great ship   probably the best food I have ever had! While there were some misses on the food they were pretty rare!   The steak, lamb and... read more

    4 users found this review helpful.
  • TomHouts  Crystal Harmony  Alaska

    T om H outs Cruise Line: Crystal This was my sixth trip aboard Crystal Harmony in as many years. It has been my favorite ship but for a few reasons (to follow) may not... read more

    18 users found this review helpful.
  • Patrick Regan  Crystal Harmony  Panama Canal

    Cruise Line: Crystal Harmony GRAND PANAMA CANAL CRUISE We took a 14 day cruise on the Crystal Harmony, Dec 9th through the 23rd, from Fort Lauderdale to LA through the Panama Canal.... read more

    11 users found this review helpful.
  • Nancy Norris  Crystal Harmony  Hawaii

    [email protected] Preface:   I just wanted to state at the very beginning of this review, that I have never... read more

    15 users found this review helpful.
  •   Crystal Harmony  Alaska

    My traveling companion, Bodil, and I have both taken several cruises of different types. We decided to see if there really was a significant difference between a more expensive luxury cruise... read more

    22 users found this review helpful.

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