Originally Posted by Cruise Socrates
What is the difference between Cunard/ Crystal and Seabourn?
There are huge differences, but especially between Crystal and Seabourn there are some solid similarities.
Cunard's Grill Class is quite good, but once you leave the confines of the designated areas, you are decidedly on a mass market cruise ship.
Crystal has IMHO the best overall enrichment program at sea coupled with excellent cuisine and solid service. It's downfall is that unless you are in the top suites the cabins are small. And with that it seems that the pricing is a bit pricey for the accommodation.
Seabourn has IMHO the best service and cuisine of any cruise line...consistently. There is no "this venue" or "that waiter" or "my favorite bartender" to get the very best in service or food. Seabourn excels with Intuitive Service...the staff knows what you want before you even know you want it.