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When I cruised with Silversea two years ago, I criticised the line for being complacent. Sure, my ship -- Silver Whisper -- was nice, but I felt that, because everyone was so busy telling me how ...
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61 Silversea Silver Wind Cruise Reviews

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Master Echo
Member Since 2009
15 reviews
188 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed February 2014
SILVER WIND– CRUISES 2406, 2407 AND 2408 CAPE TOWN TO BARCELONA, 27 FEBRUARY TO 5 APRIL 2014 PART 1 WEST AFRICAN WANDERINGS Review of the ship for all three cruises and the ports visited during Cruise 2406 from Cape Town, South ... Read more
Lockerley
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The best food and service we have experienced over six cruises with other similar companies. This was our first with Silversea . The ship however was a great disappointment. It was shabby and dated. It needs to be sold off as I think it is ... Read more
Maria Paz
Member Since 2013
1 review
22 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2013
We had a wonderful cruise on the Silver Wind - from Venice to Rome, passing by Pula, Zadar, Dubrovnik, Kotor, Messina and Sorrento. The sailing was smooth, the staff very efficient and hospitable and the food and unlimited beverages were ... Read more
ShipShop
Member Since 2007
1 review
9 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We had the pleasure of sailing on the Silver Wind for a Barcelona to Rome cruise in July. We are previous Regent cruisers and liked the itinerary enough to try Silversea. We found the staff to be gracious, fun and accommodating. They ... Read more
Denise413
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I have celiac and will have symptoms with even a tiny speck of cross contamination. I must also avoid dairy. My husband must also avoid gluten. I am siting on the pool deck enjoying my freshly prepared gluten free pizza, without cheese! ... Read more

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Dunkcitytraveler
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Upon boarding the ship we noticed that all public rooms were in need of updating and refurbishment. The ship did not present itself as a luxury product.As we were escorted to mid-ship stateroom #529 upon entering entering the corridor, ... Read more
Bombardillo
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2013
Background:  The package was put together by a travel agent and was chosen for the following reasons: a, 2 night pre-cruise stay in Rome, b, to experience Silverseas and compare against other 5/6 star cruises already taken, c, a 3 ... Read more
SJS-TX
Member Since 2012
5 reviews
23 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2013
After being totally spoiled on a luxury Paul Gauguin cruise in the South Pacific I started researching other luxury cruise lines to fulfill my second cruise of a life time to the Mediterranean. The Silversea line matched the ship size, ... Read more
celebrationtiger
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
6 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The staff on this rather exciting itinerary off the beaten path for most Americans was excellent. I have never seen a harder working or more dedicated staff. Our Grand suite was well designed except for the bathroom which was a nightmare ... Read more
won2go
Member Since 2009
1 review
138 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2012
This cruise was chosen mainly for the destination and the ports visited on the way. We usually travel on Seabourn but this itinerary suited our travels to Africa. Boarding at Dubai was a breeze. We found out shortly thereafter that there ... Read more

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perthshire2
Member Since 2010
1 review
11 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This trip was exceptional from start to finish, with a few middle-eastern style 'quirks', which were down to the locals not the ship. I would highly recommend Silver Wind to anyone who values the personal touch, the very very best of ... Read more
Master Echo
Member Since 2009
15 reviews
188 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We flew with BA from Manchester to Athens via Heathrow on 10 November as a prelude to joining Silver Wind on the 12th. We were living in trepidation because of the frequency of strikes in Greece and the severe impact this could have on ... Read more
00lovecruising00
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We ordinarily cruise with Crystal but as we liked this Middle-East itinerary we decided to try a smaller ship. As my husband is confined to a wheelchair; accessibility of all areas of the ship and the layout of the suite was important. ... Read more
VegasBob
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I knew the minute we stepped on board that this was going to be a disappointing experience. I was right. Basically, the ship was tired and worn out. This was apparent throughout. On all eleven days as we moved about the ship I found myself ... Read more
elaineeng
Member Since 2008
1 review
38 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Not rated Sailed April 2012
We booked a Mediterranean cruise on Silver Wind in April 2012. I am not one to write reviews but I depend on them when planning trips. We had a couple of problems and since the cruise line was not forthcoming about this I feel an ... Read more

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Randyk47
Member Since 2004
3 reviews
8,141 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Embarkation/Disembarkation: Embarkation at Barcelona, Spain on 13 March was extremely smooth and easy. We've never cruised with Silversea before so we really didn't know what to expect nor have we cruised out of any port other than a US ... Read more
N410MP
Member Since 2011
7 reviews
2 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed February 2012
We chose this cruise strictly for itinerary. Our whole vacation, taking 3 months, included Seabourn Quest Fort Lauderdale to Cape Town, 2 weeks in South Africa and Zambia with Kensington Tours, this cruise up the coast to Gran Canaria, ... Read more
coverpoint
Member Since 2009
7 reviews
17 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed February 2012
We have cruised fairly extensively for nearly 20 years but this was the smallest ship we have experienced. We arranged our own travel to Capetown as Silversea had used up all their "block" before we booked. We stayed one night at the ... Read more
Champlain
Member Since 2012
1 review
46 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2011
We booked 3 back-to-back cruises from Dubai to Capetown, and, in spite of concern that it would be too long a time on the ship, it was just the opposite. We easily settled into a routine and the days flew by. TheVista is the smallest of ... Read more
Shanlizen
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
On the recommendation of our cruise travel operator, we chose to visit the Middle East on the Silver Wind , hoping for an informative and fun adventure. Having enjoyed several cruises on other upmarket cruise lines, we were sorely ... Read more

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cmaygar
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
164 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We just returned from our Silversea cruise on the Silverwind after a land tour on our own following debarkation. We truly loved the ship, crew, itinerary and the entire experience. We arrived in Barcelona a day prior to embarkation and ... Read more
weintime
Member Since 2010
1 review
54 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My husband and I had a great expectation of Silver Sea Cruises after having them so highly recommended from our friends who had sailed with them several times. This was our first time on Silver Sea and we were not to be disappointed. ... Read more
Ashley de Safrin
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2011
We were first time cruisers and aiming to celebrate my 60th Birthday and being together with my Partner for 25 years. We chose a Black Sea Cruise as we were looking to visit some new destinations. We wanted to do this in some style. We ... Read more
well traveled traveler
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2011
I have skimmed the prior review of this cruise and by odd coincidence, my daughters and I had staterooms that were nearly adjacent to that of the reviewer. We have very different observations. Be that as it may, I chose the Silverseas ... Read more
JC
Member Since 2000
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2011
Silver Wind is a small ship whose Tardis like properties make it feel far from small. The cabins are spacious if not cavernous, and it misses few of the traditional cruise ship facilities despite its meagre 17,400 tons. It doesn't provide ... Read more
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