Crystal Symphony

4.5 out of 5


Crystal Symphony is a small ship, carrying 922 passengers and 575 crew, and sails from New York, New York and Cape Town, South Africa.

Sails from: Auckland, New Zealand, Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida, San Francisco, California

Cruises to: North America, Asia & Indian Ocean, South Pacific - Tahiti

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4.5 out of 5

White nights done right by kiddendad

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We visited six ports of call in 10 days. The organized tours helped us make the best use of time in port. Lots of activities on ship made for fun and variety. The ship itself is like a floating four star hotel. Almost any need was anticipated in advance. The regular wines included in the tour were great selections, much better than typical everyday fare. Several different eating venues with convenient times, good variety, and great service helped to round out a vacation of a lifetime. We can't waiting to cruise again.

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Wonderful time on the Symphony in China and Japan by StewClanNC

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Second time on Symphony and can't wait to get back.  First class service all the time, never a let up.

Great ports of call in Beijing and all over Japan.  They took the entire ship to Beijing for a three day, two night excursion, all part of the cruise fee, nothing additional.  On top of that, the accommodations and food were first class and the sightseeing just incredible.  We had an amazing tour guide the entire three days, Oscar on Bus #22, and his contributions were essential in making Beijing a memorable stop.

Japan is in full bloom with cherry blossoms so every stop was beautiful. All the stops were exciting.  The ship made the decision to miss a port to avoid possibly being stranded in the strait for a couple of days, courageous and correct decision and one that was well communicated to the entire ship.

We had one problem on an excursion and Crystal immediately refunded our cost to us.

Food was incredible.  Just cruised on Celebrity Solstice around New Zealand two months ago and they are about five levels below Crystal.  Nice having all inclusive cruising as well, even though we don't drink.

We loved the destinations, all were up to our expectations and Crystal really know how to treat a guest.

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WONDERFUL TRIP by lhazelsherman

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would recommend this to experience many places without unpacking/packing and flying constantly.  great itinerary   Our cruise specialist, Trisha Kirkbride (luxury cruise agent)was great and always took care of every detail    Would highly recommend her.

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  • Price: $$$$

  • Size: S

  • Total Passengers: 922

  • Total Crew: 575

  • Crew to Passenger Ratio: 1.60

  • Built: May 1995

  • Refurbished: 8 yrs ago

  • Number of Decks: 8

  • Total Cabins: 476

  • Cabin Categories: 21

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stevenmyerson says ...
Aug 17, 2015

Great cruise line and comfortable ships. Staff is very first class, friendly, and will go out of there way to acomodate you.

kinggolfer says ...
Jan 29, 2018

Don't worry it's super

lhazelsherman says ...
Mar 29, 2017

great cruise, value and would highly recommend

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