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The only difference between the Silver Shadow and its two predecessors, Silver Cloud and Silver Wind, is its size. The line's reputation for quality and service, established with those two (which debuted in ...
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SuzCruise
Member Since 2002
1 review
329 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This is a review of the Silver Shadow cruise from Anchorage to Vancouver. It will also be a bit of a comparison of this cruise with Regent Seven Seas, simply because that is the line we have cruised most often and comparisons just happen ... Read more
chrisassaf
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
2 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2013
We had cruised only once before on RSS as my husband prefers Do it Yourself travel. However, we LOVED everything about SilverSea. Just a few examples of the service: 1) The staff remembers your name and greet you by name constantly. ... Read more
Triviabunny
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
14 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2012
Embarkation Having been through Vancouver before and faced major queues for emigration, we were pleasantly surprised to be the only ship in port and upon arriving at US emigration found 6 bored operatives who almost fought over our ... Read more
ging466
Member Since 2007
10 reviews
1,738 forum post
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2012
I sailed on the Silver Shadow from Vancouver to Tokyo in September 2012. The ship was not full - 189 passengers to Kodiak, then 139 to Tokyo. Ship The ship looked great and I really liked it's size. I had an issue with the air ... Read more
Bubblebuddies
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2012
The Good Having cruised with other operators, the on-board experience at Silver Seas is well worth the extra cost and, aboard the Silver Shadow, it is well worth springing for a Silver Suite. These suites are spacious and luxurious ... Read more

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hawco458
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We just completed the Alaska - Inside Passage, Vancouver to Seward trip, our first on Silverseas, and "hats off" to Silverseas and the crew of Silver Shadow. We absolutely enjoyed every moment. Our cabin (Veranda Suite - Deck 8) was ... Read more
jkingusa
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Just finished our cruise from Vancouver to Seward and overall we had a very good experience. The good parts of the ship are the amount of people on the cruise which is very low. Additionally, we never had to wait for anything and dining ... Read more
jwsfun
Member Since 2007
9 reviews
22 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Our Cruise on the Silver Shadow allowed us to see some opportunities for this prestigious line to move into the next evolution of luxury cruising. I feel that with some small tweaks they could really be so much better. Was anything ... Read more
Master Echo
Member Since 2009
15 reviews
213 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed February 2012
We embarked Silver Shadow on 23rd February 2012, in Fremantle Perth Australia. Embarkation was smooth, and an extra nice little touch, the mandatory form passengers must sign regarding Norovirus, had already been printed by Silversea, ... Read more
Saga Ruby
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
1,948 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2011
Silver Shadow far exceeded expectations. I was greeted by my butler immediately upon arrival, suitcase delivered promptly. After contemplating the food offerings for three weeks, I can say that the quality was excellent altho' Italian ... Read more

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Otis
Member Since 2001
2 reviews
89 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We have taken many cruises over the years, with our most recent an excellent Adriatic journey on the Seabourn Odyssey in July. We were eager to try Silversea and thought that this 8 day China itinerary would provide an interesting, ... Read more
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brittany12
Member Since 2011
8 reviews
2 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Ship Silver Shadow still beautiful inside and out and nice to be on. It handles the seas very well. All well, except for the expensive art on all the walls of the public areas for sale all over the ship 24/7. Even outside the bathrooms. ... Read more
Dagger6
Member Since 2010
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2011
Pre-Cruise It was difficult to find out specific information about the cruise ahead of time. The Silversea website is not helpful. I wanted to pre-reserve/pay in advance for a formal dinner in the Le Champagne restaurant. I eventually ... Read more
SanFranCruizer
Member Since 2008
4 reviews
476 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My parents did this trip along with me and my partner. We booked the 5-day Wonders of China pre-cruise tour via Silversea, so we flew to Beijing and spent 3 days there then a day in Xian and then on to Hong Kong, where we sailed ... Read more
casalin
Member Since 2010
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2010
Having previously cruised with Silversea on three occasions (about 50 days) we cruised to Alaska on the last cruise for 2010. While some aspects of the cruise were up to previous standards, most aspects were disappointing and some were ... Read more

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Catherine Crozier
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2010
Our first Silversea cruise, and we were impressed with the ship, staff and service; dining was pretty good too, especially in La Terrazza which is so popular, tables are rationed. However, a huge disappointment on this cruise along ... Read more
LexusGirl
Member Since 2010
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2010
My husband and I are avid luxury travelers. We prefer five star hotels, first class travel, etc. We had been on previous cruises with Royal Caribbean and Celebrity. This was a milestone birthday for me (the big 40) and I wanted a different ... Read more
taxprofessor
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
51 forum posts
2 helpful votes
My wife and I recently took the Silver Shadow to Alaska. It was my last chance. After all my complaints about past cruises never matching my experience on the "crossings" I took in the 50's and 60's, my wife told me that this was the final ... Read more
gavinfromlondon
Member Since 2007
1 review
139 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2010
My wife and I spent six days on the Cloud from Tenerife to Barcelona in April 2010. By way of background, we were originally supposed to be sailing on the Shadow in the Caribbean but rearranged at the last minute due to the volcanic ash ... Read more
markindayton
Member Since 2002
1 review
279 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed February 2010
First time Silversea cruisers here, who were attracted by the itinerary, which included the Marquesas islands, and the opportunity to try a cruise line in the "luxury market". Generally we cruise with Princess, Celebrity or Royal ... Read more

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dwelsh
Member Since 2000
3 reviews
1,455 forum post
0 helpful votes
Sailed February 2010
The long wait was over, we are in a car heading for the port of San Pedro to join Silversea's, "Silver Shadow" for a 26 day cruise to French Polynesia and Hawaii. The anticipation and long thread on CC attested to the many questions we and ... Read more
Avid Traveler
Member Since 2009
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2010
My wife and I had heard great things about Silversea -- spacious, luxurious ships with great service and outstanding food. We boarded the Silver Shadow on Jan. 13 in Barbados for a 9-night cruise ending in Ft. Lauderdale. The ship was very ... Read more
cruiseerf
Member Since 2004
3 reviews
376 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2010
We boarded the Shadow Early in Lauderdale around 1PM. Were directed to the Terazza for buffet lunch, it was easy quiet and very well organized. We had lunch and the cabins were ready. Luggage was already there (yes in one hour) and the ... Read more
greygypsy
Member Since 2000
5 reviews
333 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Cruise Review Silver Shadow - Barbados to Ft. Lauderdale December 11 - 20, 2009 Introduction Susan and I have been cruising since we first got together 13 years ago. Most of our earlier cruises were on Celebrity, but lately we have ... Read more
RICHARD SANDLER
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
we have been cruising for many years but have grown tired of the larger ships which seem to be getting even larger. We have decided to only cruise on small ships . Earlier in the year we took an Azamara cruise which we enjoyed but this ... Read more

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