Silver Whisper Review

Editor Rating: 4.5
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Why Choose Silver Whisper?
  • More options than smaller luxury ships
  • Elegantly casual, yet sophisticated
  • Superior service

Silver Whisper Overview

Silver Whisper, like its sister ship Silver Shadow, holds slightly more passengers than earlier ships Silver Cloud and Silver Wind. As a result, there are a few more options (such as a poolside grill, a cigar bar and a dedicated Internet center), but the experience remains relaxing, genuinely pampering, elegantly casual and yet - sophisticated.

The Silversea hallmark is its veritable all-inclusiveness along with the kind of superb hospitality that comes with superior service. The onboard experience includes drinks (wine, cocktails, juices, sodas) and gratuities. Not to mention the wonderful little extras, like complimentary shuttles in port, and free laundry facilities (among just a few examples), that make this an effortless vacation.

Silver Whisper Fellow Passengers

An interesting mix, from mid-30s on up and geographically diverse, with passengers hailing from the Far East, South America, and Europe - though most were American. One note: the line's more aggressive promotional efforts - via Simplicity Pricing and a presence on the Internet auction site Luxury Link (non-balconied cabins only) has resulted in more 30- and 40-something passengers. Regardless, everyone is relatively well-to-do.

Silver Whisper Dress Code

Always elegant, whether casual (chic resort wear) or formal (subtle finery; not a beaded gown in sight). Many men wore tuxedos on formal nights.

Silver Whisper Gratuity

All gratuities are included in the cruise fare and "extra" tips are not encouraged.

--by Carolyn Spencer Brown, editor in chief
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Member Since 2016
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1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
we wanted to experience a smaller ship which promised more in terms of cabin space and personal attention and we were not disappointed.Cabin(veranda deck 6 midships)was spacious and comfortable and was keep very clean and well ... Read more
Member Since 2016
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First time crusier, wonderful experience! We had a group of 6 from 11-78, accommodated all our needs. Staff couldn't have been nicer! Was a little concerned about the younger passengers in our group but we spent so much time off the ship ... Read more
Member Since 2016
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Sailed four weeks ago
Our first time on Silversea, chosen for the luxury small ship and port-intensive itinerary in the Baltic. Most guests were from the USA, the rest mainly from Canada, Australia and the UK, typically couples in their 50s, 60s and 70s. The ... Read more

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