Silver Whisper Review

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Why Choose Silver Whisper?

  • More options than smaller luxury ships
  • Elegantly casual, yet sophisticated
  • Superior service

Silver Whisper Overview

Editor Rating
4.5
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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Silver Whisper Member Reviews

A Trip of a Lifetime! maryjchapman@aol.com
08/16
This was our second cruise with Silversea and we wouldn't have thought they could improve on perfection but they did! Being onboard was like being in a cocoon where our every need was catered to. It was almost as though our butler and the food and ... Read more
I chose this cruise so I could get a balcony on a smaller ship that sails up the fjords of Norway. This was the best cruise experience I have ever had, and I have been on quite a few cruises. The standard room is so large! balcony, living ... Read more
My 10th cruise - First on Silverseas We like small ships - the size of Whisper was perfect for us and the itinerary was interesting. We traveled with 2 other couple and all of us stayed in suites. We did not take any of the shore tours since we ... Read more
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Silver Whisper Ratings

Editor Rating 4.5 Member Rating
Category
Editor
Member
Dining
5.0
4.3
Public Rooms
4.0
4.5
Cabins
5.0
4.5
Entertainment
4.0
3.5
Spa & Fitness
4.0
3.9
Family & Children
1.0
1.8
Shore Excursions
4.0
3.9
Enrichment
4.0
3.9
Service
5.0
4.7
Value-for-Money
3.0
4.1

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Ship Stats
Crew:
295
Launched:
2001
Decks:
10
Tonnage:
25,000
Passengers:
388
Registry:
Bahamas
CDC Score:
97
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