In some cases, three staterooms are transforming into two, or two into one or three into one. Some solo guest rooms will be available.
New furnishings, wall coverings, fittings
A significant portion of the accommodations will be completely renovated with new furniture, wall coverings and finishings including Italian marble plus fine cotton linens.
This results, as earlier reported here, in Crystal Serenity's capacity being reduced 24%, from 980 to 740, while Crystal Symphony's capacity will go down 28%, from 848 to 606.
The ships have eight categories, and they're called either 'guest rooms' or suites.
From the top:
As before, the Crystal Penthouse Suite is the top category, with expansive living areas ranging up to 850 square feet plus veranda, up to 107 square feet. The look is different for Crystal Symphony, above, and Crystal Serenity, here:
The Junior Crystal Penthouse Suite has spacious rooms with separate dining and living areas looking onto a veranda. The size ranges up to 646 square feet, plus veranda, up to 161 square feet.
The Sapphire Veranda Suite measures up to 430 square feet plus veranda, up to 107 square feet.
The Sapphire Ocean View Suite measures up to 430 square feet.
The Aquamarine Veranda Suite measures up to 323 square feet, plus veranda, up to 86 square feet.
As reported, butler service is being extended to entry-level categories.
The Double Guest Room with Veranda (top photo, under the headline) is a contemporary classic bedroom with junior butler service (most butler duties but no daily afternoon tea service, for example). It measures up to 215 square feet with veranda up to 54 square feet.
The Double Guest Room with Ocean View, up to 215 square feet, is a contemporary classic bedroom with junior butler service and large windows.
The Single Guest Room with Ocean View, up to 215 square feet, is for solo occupancy only and includes junior butler service.
Bookings for the new Crystal opened today for pre-registered customers.