Cruisers’ Choice Awards

Each year, the community of Cruise Critic followers rewards the innovating experiences on board and ashore in dining, entertainment, fitness, and design. Cruise enthusiasts wanting to create travel memories of a lifetime, can check the list with this year’s winners. This list serves as a seal of approval from consumers who have sailed on these ships over the past year.

Disney Cruise Line’s Disney Fantasy was named Best Large Ship for the second year in a row in Cruise Critic‘s 2014 Cruisers’ Choice Awards. The ship also took the top spot in the Large Ship Best Cabins, Best Dining and Best for Families. The line took home nine other first place awards including Best Midsize Ship for Disney Wonder.

The Cruisers’ Choice Awards are based solely on the ratings of everyday cruisers who post ship reviews on Cruise Critic. Awards are based on reviews submitted for cruises taken during 2013.

Seabourn Cruise Line’s Seabourn Quest also was a big winner, winning Best Ship in the Small Ship Category, along with Best Public Rooms and Best Value-for-Money.

Crystal Cruises has won four first-place honors in’s annual “Cruisers’ Choice Awards.” Based on reviews of 2013 cruises sailed by the site’s cruise travelers, each of Crystal’s ultra-luxe ships earned #1 slots in the “Small Ship” category (defined as 1,199 guests or less), winning “Best”: Crystal Symphony (Service & Entertainment), Crystal Serenity (Dining, Fitness)

Cruisers’ Choice Awards are given in three ship classes: small (1,199 passengers), midsized (1,200 – 1,999) and large (2,000+).


Other winners this year include:

Carnival Liberty — Best Large Ship for Value for Money;

Oasis of the Seas — Best Large Ship for Fitness;

Oceania Riviera — Best Midsized Ship for Cabins;

Norwegian Sun — Best Midsized Ship for Value for Money;

Regent Seven Seas Navigator – Best Small Ship for Cabins;

Crystal Serenity — Best Small Ship for Dining;

Celebrity Silhouette – Best Cruises to the Mediterranean.