Silhouette has 1,443 cabins in 11 main categories, ranging from the two 1,291-square-foot Penthouse Suites -- which each feature floor-to-ceiling glass doors, a master bedroom, a separate living room, a bar and a piano -- to comfortably sized insides (183 to 200 square feet).
Standard insides, balconies (194 square feet with 54-square-foot balconies) and oceanviews (176 square feet) feature gently undulating light-brown walls; hotel-style white bedding with red and cream trim; sitting areas and desks; safes; shower-only bathrooms; and framed pieces of modern something-or-other for some color. Wardrobes are filled with wooden hangers, and there are plenty of drawers, shelves and cubbies. Flat-screen televisions are interactive -- you can make restaurant and shore excursion reservations, check onboard accounts and watch movies. Channels include a range of news, sports and cruise-line advertising. Each cabin has a hair dryer -- but you may want to bring your own if you require something with a little pep.
The 283 ConciergeClass cabins are identical to regular balcony cabins, but they're distinguished by location -- higher up, aft-facing, etc. -- and perks like priority check-in and debarkation, welcome bubbly, fresh fruits and flowers, Frette bathrobes, a pillow menu, massaging showerhead and expanded room service breakfast menu. In 2012, Celebrity expanded the ConciergeClass services to include an exclusive pre-departure lounge with free coffee and juices.
The 130 AquaClass cabins (also the same size as standard balconies, with the same configuration) give passengers access to the AquaSpa relaxation room, the Persian Garden (DIY spa suite) and Blu restaurant. Special perks include (fluffier) bathrobes and towels, as well as AquaSpa amenity kits. During each cruise, you also get fresh iced tea, water and canapes on a daily basis, as well as an upgraded (and healthier) room service menu. The bathroom has spa products (foot spray, lip balm, relaxation mist), and the shower has a five-head Hansgrohe setup.
Silhouette has four categories of suites. The 44 entry-level Sky Suites are each 300 square feet with a 79-square-foot balcony. In addition to the added space inside and out, the Sky Suites feature larger TV's, mini-fridges and shower-tub combos. Twelve 394-square-foot Celebrity Suites (105-square-foot balconies) add yet more space, a distinct separation between bedroom and living room and two TV's -- one in the sleeping quarters and a second 52-inch display that's part of a surround-sound entertainment setup in the living area. There are eight 590-square-foot Royal Suites with 158-square-foot balconies. Added amenities include wet bars, dining room tables, walk-in closets in the bedrooms and whirlpools on the balconies. Silhouette's top accommodations are its two 1,291-square-foot Penthouse Suites, each with a full bar, baby grand piano and marble master bath (with 26-inch TV). The 389-square-foot balconies feature plenty of lounge seating and a whirlpool each.
All suite passengers have access to a butler, in-room lunch and dinner service, evening hors d'oeuvres, and complimentary espressos and cappuccinos, among other perks.
For families, there are 121 interconnecting cabins and four oceanview family suites, which are 575 square feet each. They feature two bedrooms and one shared bathroom.
There are a total of 30 wheelchair-accessible cabins, insides to Sky Suites, for disabled travelers.
We were in stateroom 9266, a starboard side verandah mid ships. The location was excellent except we learned port side would be better for this itinerary as we faced away from town at all ports where we docked . Because our cabin was in the "bump out" we had a larger...continue