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Crystal Serenity

Youngest ship of the Crystal Cruises fleet ... and full of new ideas

At 68,000 tons and capable of serving 1,080 guests, Crystal Serenity, youngest ship in the Crystal fleet, is also the largest.

However, like her sister ship Crystal Symphony, she still maintains one of the highest space-per-guest ratios at sea, so you’ll never feel crowded.

crystal serenity Featuring many of the same popular public spaces as Symphony, Crystal Serenity also serves up innovation in the form of new dining venues like Tastes, Silk Road and The Sushi Bar, The Studio, and 85 per cent of staterooms have private verandahs.

Renovated in October 2009 at a cost of $25 million, Crystal Symphony offers Swarovski Crystal chandeliers, cashmere throws, sunken Philippe Stark Duravit Jacuzzi bathtubs, chic new pool deck furniture, works by famed Venetian artists, service islands with top-of-the-line pizza ovens and woks, and dozens more behind-the-scenes embellishments.

Special features include

Accommodation

  • Approximately 85 per cent of its all outside staterooms and suites offer private verandahs
  • On a deck and a half, the new ship offers 100 Penthouse accommodations (56 per cent greater than on Crystal Symphony) with private verandahs
  • Of those,the most lavish accommodations are four 1,345 sq-ft Crystal Penthouses at least 37 per cent larger than those on the existing fleet (and two more than Crystal Symphony)
  • There are almost double the number of Penthouse Suites (32 on the new ship compared to 18 on Crystal Symphony) and 64 Penthouses - a 45 per cent increase
  • In keeping with Crystal’s successful approach of offering a range of luxury accommodations, there are 368 outside staterooms with verandahs and 82 outside staterooms with large picture windows.

    Eight specially designed, wheelchair-accessible accommodations include two Penthouses, two staterooms with verandahs and four staterooms with large picture windows.

    Vital statistics

    Operated by Crystal Cruises
    Built by Chantiers de l’Atlantique, France
    Registered: The Bahamas
    Entered service: July 7, 2003
    Gross tonnage: 68,870
    Passengers: 1,070
    Passenger decks: 9
    Lifts: 8
    Crew: 655 European
    Officers: Scandinavian
    Cabins: 535 including

    Length: 820ft
    Width: 106ft
    Draft: 25ft
    Engines: diesel-electric

    Facilities

    Three dining rooms (two sittings), alternative dining options, show lounges, casino, cinema, two outside swimming pools (one with magrodrome), fitness centre, children’s facilities, flat screen TV, DVD, Wi-fi access, personal safe

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