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Crystal Symphony Cruise Review to Europe - Western Mediterranean

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 29

Overall rating:

4.9 out of 5
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Crystal Symphony

14 Night Mediterranean Collage (Lisbon To Rome)

Sail date: October 21, 2017

Ship: Crystal Symphony

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 8004

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

I love this cruise line and my experience. Once you have cruised with Crystal and enjoyed the fantastic food and service, you will look at Crystal offerings before considering any other.

Embarkation

5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
The ship just returned from being dry docked for a month after a major renovation. It was not completed on a timely basis and some of the cabin suites were not ready. Why 5 stars? Because #$@! happens and the cruise line did everything they could to accommodate for the inconvenience. They had to keep the ship in port 1 extra day but gave a complementary shore excursion. They comped each passenger $150 and modified the rest of the cruise dates by dropping a day at sea. So we got more time in Lisbon and less floating in the Mediterranean.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Crystal is a classy adult themed cruise line. If you are looking for water slides and rock climbing, go somewhere else.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Fantastic shows.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ports of call

Lisbon, Portugal

5 out of 5

Seville, Spain

5 out of 5

Gibraltar (U.K.)

5 out of 5

Cartagena, Colombia

5 out of 5

Mallorca, Balearic Islands

5 out of 5

Tarragona, Spain

5 out of 5

Barcelona, Spain

5 out of 5
Great city and architecture

Corsica

3 out of 5
Not much to see.

Monte Carlo, Monaco

5 out of 5

Florence, Italy Did not visit port

Been there before

Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

4 out of 5
Disembarkation only

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Well organized
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