Crystal Serenity Completes Extensive Redesign

Crystal Serenity emerged from dry dock boasting new dining options, redesigned entertainment venues butler-serviced Seabreeze Penthouse and Seabreeze Penthouse Suite accommodations, a new production show and interactive technological upgrades.

The scope of this redesign is truly remarkable. Our ocean ships remain at the heart of our brand and our commitment to their continued excellence and success is unwavering. The changes aboard Crystal Serenity are a beautiful reaffirmation of Crystal’s timeless style and luxury, which continues to evolve with the preferences of luxury travellers but will always be rooted in the cornerstones of genuine, personalised service, abundant space, superb quality and numerous choices.

said Crystal President and CEO Tom Wolber.

New Dining Options

Waterside – takes the place of the Crystal Dining Room and continues to serve daily changing menus of international classic and modern cuisine, paired with unlimited fine wines, spirits and beers.

The Marketplace and Churrascaria – the Lido Café has been transformed and both venues feature an open-kitchen concept with dishes made to order. The Marketplace by day and Churrascaria during the dinner hours. Churrascaria offers open seating and does not require reservations.

Silk Kitchen & Bar – formerly Tastes, this Asian-inspired venue serves traditional Chinese comfort food in an elegant al fresco atmosphere.  Silk offers open seating for breakfast and lunch and requires reservations for dinner.

Umi Uma – the rebranded Silk Road & The Sushi Bar continues to serve the Japanese-Peruvian specialities of Master Chef Nobu Matsuhisa.

Stardust Supper Club – a brand new dining experience reminiscent of the era of the Rat Pack debuts on black-tie-optional evenings in the Stardust Club, featuring a four-course menu, live musical performances from Crystal’s Ensemble and string quartet.

Prego – The speciality restaurant continues to serve regional specialities of Italy in the cosy, authentic atmosphere guests have come to love.

Crystal Serenity Churrascaria

Public Spaces

Palm Court – has been reimagined with an intimate atmosphere. The stage has been relocated to an “in-the-round” concept, with a new modernised bar.

New touches include a combination of cocktail tables and chairs, wingback chairs with footstools, sofas and coffee tables. The previous stage area has also become a dedicated culinary space to feature fresh pastries and snacks.

The Stardust Club – features a new dance floor, new bar finishes and a refreshed décor. New seating configurations allows the room to be easily transformed into a multi-functional space.

Galaxy Lounge – the Crystal entertainment team is installing a new Broadway-style production show called Crystal on Broadway, The Show featuring songs from the hit musicals Rent, Something Rotten! and West Side Story.

New Seabreeze Penthouses

36 new Seabreeze Penthouses and two Seabreeze Penthouse Suites now occupy the space of former Deluxe Staterooms with Verandah. The Seabreeze Penthouses also feature unique entries, shared between two suites and recessed from the hallway, a seamless design for connecting two suites for larger families upon request.

The transformation effectively reduces the ship’s capacity from 1,070 guests to 980 guests, while the number of crew on board remains the same.

Technological Enhancements

New TV’s, upgraded Wi-Fi coverage and a new guest portal, Crystal Connect, are now available.  is also now live, found on the landing page of onboard Internet service.

The Computer University@Sea has received new carpeting, seating and computer equipment, along with 70-inch TVs. The multifunctional enrichment room, The Studio, has been divided to offer a classroom for language, art and other instruction and a separate dance studio for private lessons.

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Crystal Serenity Computer University at SEA

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