Crystal Symphony was launched in 1995. It costs US $250 million and underwent refurbishing in 2012. The ships total tonnage is 51,044 and can carry 940 passengers on board. This is a modern ship for discerning cruisers. This is a six-star ship which features spacious and well-appointed cabins
There are 100 staterooms and 26 connecting cabins on board. Crystal Symphony has three staterooms (two staterooms with private balcony and one Penthouse). All cabins have loveseat, flat screen television, writing desk, DVD player and mini-fridge with complimentary bottled water and soft drinks. Penthouse suites occupants are given complimentary liquor selection. All the toiletries are provided ETRO. The three categories of Penthouse suites have butlers who can make spa and restaurant reservations and serve in-suite meals.
The main dining room on board Crystal Symphony is the Crystal Dining Room located on deck 5. Passengers can dine there for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast and lunch are for open seating. However, for dinner, Dining by Reservation will allow the guests to choose their tablemates. The Vintage Room is a fine dining venue with wine sommelier service. For Asian-inspired dinner, The Silk Road is the place to be. For Japanese specialty meals, The Sushi Bar is the perfect venue. Italian cuisine is served right Prego.
Crystal Symphony has The Crystal Spa and Salon which provides spa treatments and services for both men and women. The treatments available on board include herbal poultice and bamboo massage. Exotic rituals with coconut, facial, ginger massage and acupuncture are some of the spa treatments. The on board salon provides hair colour, hair cutting and styling, pedicure, manicure, beard trims, express shave and medi spa alternatives.
Crystal Symphony is accessible for kids. The Lido Deck has a childrens play room and a computer room with internet connection.
First class cruise with 1st class people. Cannot say anything bad about anything! Loved the ship, very elegant. Loved, loved, loved the crew. Some have been on the ship for years. The food was outstanding, although I wasn’t as impressed with Silk Road as I had expected to be. The entertainment and the shows very good with talented dancers. Loved the lectures of the places we docked although thought they could have been a little more detailed. – planada
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