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Special mention for Jenny Burns - highly professional and focussed on delivering enjoyment for the traveller"
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Crystal Symphony has an overall score of 4.7 out of 5
based on 3 guests we surveyed after their cruise.

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Bill B
15 Dec 2014
Geoffrey C
6 Mar 2014
Sophia F
9 Mar 2012
Crystal Symphony — Ship Review Rating: 4.7 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
Crystal Symphony

Crystal Cruises

Ship facts

Star rating: Crystal Symphony star rating
Maiden voyage: 1995
Number of decks: 8
Tonnage: 51044
Cabins: 424
Passenger capacity: 848
Number of crew: 545

What's onboard? ▼

  • Staterooms all ocean view
  • All inclusive of drinks, gratuities, Wi-Fi (60 min/day)
  • Themed cruises
  • Shuttles to town complimentary
  • Butlers & Concierges (higher suites)
  • Boutique, photo shops
  • Pre-, Post-cruise tours
  • COMPLIMENTARY DINING
  • Waterside Dining Room, open seating
  • Classic & Modern menus
  • Silk (Asian fusion)
  • Kosher meals (order 90 days ahead)
  • COVER CHARGE DINING
  • Prego (Italian): 1st meal free/week, then pay extra
  • Silk Road (Japanese etc): 1st meal free/week, then pay extra
  • The Vintage Room (for 10; rarest of wines; pay extra)
  • CASUAL DINING
  • Restaurants
  • Trident Grill & Ice Cream Bar (fast food: Lido deck)
  • Afternoon Theme Buffets
  • Churrascaria (dinner; South American: Lido deck)
  • Marketplace (b’fast, lunch: Lido deck)
  • The Bistro (coffees, teas, snacks)
  • Afternoon tea in Palm Court
  • Cocktail hour hors d’oeuvres
  • Late night hors d’oeuvres (The Bistro)
  • In-room dining, full menus
  • ENTERTAINMENT
  • Galaxy Lounge shows
  • Hollywood Theatre, films
  • Stardust Club dance floor, hosts
  • Lounges, bars, clubs (9)
  • Cabaret, karaoke
  • Casino
  • Cinema
  • Celebration packages
  • ACTIVITIES
  • Swimming pools (2)
  • Whirlpools (2)
  • Crystal Spa, salon services (pay)
  • Fitness centre, programs
  • Nordic walking poles
  • Paddle tennis courts
  • Deck games
  • Sun deck, walk around
  • Promenade deck, walk around
  • Onshore tour desk
  • Enrichment program (language, wine, health, tai chi etc.)
  • Computer University@Sea courses
  • The Studio: film-making etc.
  • PGA golf pro hosts: simulator range; green
  • Dance hosts
  • Celebrity speakers
  • Internet free & unlimited
  • Technical support for devices
  • Tablet access to Daily Newsletter, major newspapers
  • Berlitz Language lessons
  • Bridge lounge & instructors
  • Library: books, DVDs
  • Conference facilities
  • KIDS & TEENS
  • Junior Activities program (3-17y)
  • Fantasia children’s playroom(3-7, 8-12y)
  • Waves teen centre (13-17y)
  • Activities Director (some cruises)
  • Baby sitting (1y +, pay)
  • OTHER
  • Disability friendly
  • Self-service laundrette
  • Mobile phone to anywhere (pay provider)
  • 110V US, 220V European, USB
  • Elevators (8)
  • Wheelchair access best
  • Medical centre
  • iPad newsletter
  • Daily Newsletter

What's included? ▼

  • Accommodation as booked
  • Gratuities
  • Gourmet dining with complimentary drinks
  • Special dietary requests (book 90 days pre-cruise)
  • Cocktail hour, late-night hors d’oeuvres
  • Champagne reception
  • Specialty coffee, tea, bottled water, juices & snacks 24 hrs
  • Open or reserved, multi-venue dining
  • Open bar service in all lounges
  • Specialty dining (1st reservation complimentary)
  • In-cabin 24h dining
  • Afternoon tea
  • Stocked in-suite mini-bar at no charge (non-alcoholic)
  • Use of ship facilities - indoor & outdoor
  • Entertainment: live music, shows, cabaret, dancing, movies
  • Ambassador hosts and hostesses
  • Activities - organised & individual
  • Enrichment lectures, workshops, classes & programs
  • Computer University@Sea classes
  • Bridge and PGA golf instructors
  • News services on electronic devices
  • Fitness and/or yoga, gym classes
  • Junior Activities program, play areas during holidays, summer
  • Cruise Director & all English speaking staff
  • Concierge service
  • Self-serve laundrette
  • Butler, valet & laundry services (Penthouses)
  • Ship-shore-ship transfers, shuttles to city centres
  • Internet access free & unlimited

What's excluded? ▼

  • Airfares, accommodation & transfers not specified
  • Shore & land excursions and meals not specified
  • Casino gaming
  • Items & services of a personal nature
  • Medical services, vaccination costs
  • Laundry and/or valet charges
  • Satellite/mobile phone & fax charges
  • In-stateroom babysitting (1y and up) (fee)
  • Service charge for Spa & Salon, 18%
  • Passport & visa fees
  • Insurances of all kinds
  • Increases in third party charges or taxes
  • Customary land tour gratuities are welcome
  • Itineraries may change due to unforeseen circumstances
  • Cabins may change for operational reasons
  • REMINDERS
  • Accessibility requests 30 days’ notice
  • Check stateroom ‘responsible adult’ requirements when booking
  • Confirm with bank and ship ahead of cruise your credit/debit card intentions
  • Check dress code requirements ahead

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Happy Customers

Every detail was communicated, followed up and confirmed. I received an email with updated departure information, and while the printing of the check in information seems minor, it really is a detail that makes the process easy. Rob was able to answer all my enquiries swiftly and he was very knowledgable. We will use you guys again for our next cruise."
- Roberta E