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254 Seabourn Luxury Cruise Reviews
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markerizzo
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was our first Seabourn cruise. The ship is extraordinary: beautiful, functional, classy, very well designed. The food, crew and staff were as close to perfect as imaginable. The bathroom in our cabin was as nice as any 5 start ... Read more
Catlover54
Member Since 2012
11 reviews
619 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was my fourth Seabourn (SB) cruise, and DH’s second, with one prior on the Quest summer 2016 we both shared. We have done a dozen cruises on luxury lines, so the review below compares this cruise with prior experiences, and ... Read more
jh361948
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
Prior cruise on Odyssey was excellent. No highlights on this cruise only disappointments Food standard and quality appalling! One culinary disaster after another! Expecting that everyone choses to eat this over sugared American food ... Read more
AVphile
Member Since 2014
1 review
17 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
Let me first state that I did not like awarding the scores set forth below. My wife and I had hoped for a far better experience. This was our first Seabourn cruise; the most recent ones before were on Oceania and Regent Seven Seas, ... Read more
denial
Member Since 2007
7 reviews
69 forum posts
16 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We chose this cruise for the seadays. We did the same cruise in reverse in November 2015 on the Sojourn. We wanted to try out the larger ship, we also had sailed on the Odyssey last November. First impressions? it is a bigger ship. The ... Read more
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Cruisingwithdan
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
We have sailed on several all inclusive luxury class cruise lines and prefer Seabourn over their competitors for many reasons. Our latest cruise from Fort Lauderdale to Barcelona on Seabourn Quest can sum up our reasons for this ... Read more
bearhall
Member Since 2001
1 review
81 forum posts
23 helpful votes
We wanted to see Bali and the Komoto Dragons.The Encore is only 6 months old,a real pretty ship,staterooms are quite large,double sinks in bathroom,big screen tv,good size balconies.If you are new to Seabourn,the Seabourn Square is a new ... Read more
Fullbrook
Member Since 2017
1 review
13 helpful votes
We have cruised over 24 times. The last 6 cruises with Regent. We needed a change as we felt Regent standards were dropping dramatically from when we first started using them. We noted that Seabourn had a consistently higher rating than ... Read more
richminn
Member Since 2013
1 review
19 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
I had always heard that Seaborne was the top of the heap. Let me break down my experience The ship The bedroom furniture was chipped and worn. This may be expected and really didn't effect anything The staff is wonderful and ... Read more
Neptune 4
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Very much liked the smaller ships. Would not go on the bigger ship again. Staff from our previous cruises tried hard, and were great. Too many inexperienced crew.Hygiene standards slipped badly. Guests not using the hand gel and abusing ... Read more
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Chip81
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
Having taken two earlier cruises with Seabourn, on the Odyssey and the Sojourn, we were excited to sail on the cruise line's latest ship, the 600 passenger Encore. Overall, the experience was great, the crew as always was friendly and ... Read more
Always travel
Member Since 2017
1 review
33 helpful votes
Our first ever cruise in October, which happened to be on Seabourn, met all of our needs and it made us overcome our fears about crowding and herding on cruises....to the point that we signed up for our second cruise while on board ... Read more
Pvtravelgal
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
Originally, my husband and I were scheduled to cruise on Silversea on basically the same itinerary. That ship was chartered out (as ships have the right to do!), so we chose Seabourn even though we didn't really like the idea of six days ... Read more
P.R.Spero
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Our fourth Seabourn; this one to Australia-New Zealand. (Previously: Norway; then Mediterranean/Adriatic, then Antarctic (Wow), then this one, somewhat less overwhelming than the last. New ship, the Encore, c. 600 passengers. ... Read more
joeycpa
Member Since 2017
1 review
28 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
Having sailed on Seabourn 3 prior times , on the Seabourn Legend(200 passengers) and twice on Quest and Oydessey( 400 passengers) , we were hoping for the same level of service on the Encore (586 passengers on our cruise). Unfortunately, ... Read more
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Jammusan
Member Since 2017
1 review
22 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
We chose this cruise as we had always wanted to see Australia and New Zealand and this seemed the ideal opportunity to do so on board the new Seabourn flagship, Encore. The embarkation process was very efficient and first impressions of ... Read more
heartlab
Member Since 2017
1 review
23 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Preface: I travel extensively throughout the USA, Europe and Asia. After doing some research on the Seabourn Odyssey, my wife and I decided to take a Caribbean vacation (without our kids). Before getting into the details, I want to ... Read more
BBQBruno
Member Since 2010
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
This was our fourth cruise on Seabourn and we're planning our fifth for Alaska, so I think you can tell we are sold on the company. More on that later. This cruise starts in Hong Kong, touches china at Xiamen, goes down through the ... Read more
Gustavadolf
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
Now that I got my land legs back and over a chest cold,I will tell you about my or our experience ,Hong Kong to Singapore .the ports we a visited where a grad experience ,the cruise line Seabourn left a lot to be desired ,we had a cabin ... Read more
urmeer
Member Since 2017
1 review
19 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
I had an enjoyable Cruise from Athens to Sydney. Personnel outstanding, Food of a higher Level than thought. Wines of very good quality, but offered at higher temperatures than would be appropriate, a pity. This new ship has somme ... Read more
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LittleRedJohn
Member Since 2009
8 reviews
97 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Overall, we had a great cruise through the Panama Canal on Seabourn Odyssey. Foreign trips are never perfect, and this one was not. But we found much to praise and little to criticize on Odyssey. We left Los Angeles on Jan. 6th, and spent ... Read more
Gillpolo
Member Since 2011
1 review
1 forum post
37 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We have enjoyed many Seabourn cruises and relished them all.We sailed on the Odyssey approximately 15 months ago and as usual our journey was sensational. We have always been very impressed with the food, wine, service and the special ... Read more
Pauluk2015
Member Since 2015
1 review
9 helpful votes
We sailed with Seabourn Sojourn last March from Singapore to Hong Kong. We did experience problems with the services particularly the attitudes from the male staff of Guest Services but Belindah Sibanda, the Guest Services Supervisor, was ... Read more
T*Time
Member Since 2017
1 review
62 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
The first of Seabourn's "larger" ships changed too many of the things that made the previous generation special. The common areas, floor by floor: 12 - the new Retreat area is peculiar and expensive. I understand an effort ... Read more
bradical61
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
I have often repositioned from Europe where I live, to the United States to visit my family...I must say that the Seabourn Odyssey ranked tops in almost every category. I have only paid to cruise a few times as I normally am at work ... Read more
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