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357 Silversea Luxury Cruise Reviews
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u241799
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed four weeks ago
Wanting to discover Vietnam was the main agenda point for us ,but at the same time adressing other sites in Asia. Silversea was selected based upon the above plus its reputation. They did not disappoint us . At Singapore embarkation was ... Read more
magwun
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
63 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I love photography and choose my destinations based upon the best opportunities to practice my hobby. Having recently lost my husband I needed an easy way to travel to a variety of locations on my own. Silversea was offering a ... Read more
jjmurph01
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
3 helpful votes
For our first cruise we selected SilverSea based on reviews we'd seen on a lot of sites, but specifically Cruise Critic, plus recommendations from friends who had sailed with Silversea before. We selected this 7 night cruise because we ... Read more
Sanctuarian
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Whilst the overall experience was quite good, we noticed quite a few areas where service quality had declined from previous experiences on Silverseas. We have sailed with this line on a number of previous occasions, but this will ... Read more
CruisinPashmina
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
427 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
This was a Girls' Cruise. I took my two daughters and a treasured niece. All, but me, of course, are in their late 40s. My niece was a newbie, but my daughters and I have cruised with Silversea many times. Actually, the Whisper is my ... Read more
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jtm1
Member Since 2006
5 reviews
72 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
After two delightful days in Montreal we boarded Silver Whisper for our 10 day Canada and New England cruise. This was our seventh cruise on Silversea and it will most certainly not be our last. The Whisper, we were told, is scheduled ... Read more
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rlj0101
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
We had a full day in Quito prior to our flight to Baltra, and we wished we had added another day or two to explore the city. The Silversea agents were all very friendly, organized, and thorough, and we enjoyed the city tour that was ... Read more
Canal Street sailor
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
After giving up on Crystal due to their diminution of services on board and the frenetic pace of the main dining room, we decided on Silversea. What a difference! Crystal still has the best cream soups at sea and the best enrichment ... Read more
Shadow 3650
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Having done two prior cruises with Silversea it was an easy decision to book a suite (deck 7**) from Vancouver to Tokyo via Alaska and Russia, believing it would be a great adventure, and it really was (mostly), but the inability to ... Read more
knitter2
Member Since 2012
1 review
45 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
My husband and I just finished a fabulous cruise on the Silver Shadow. Our son lives in Japan so it was a great way to go there. The crossing was good except for one rough night. The service on the ship was perfect! The butlers were ... Read more
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Smiggles
Member Since 2013
1 review
11 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We chose silver seas because it was smaller and we believed that we would be able to get to locations that bigger ships could not. The trip began badly with jewelry hawker lecturing us on the train about not asking stupid questions and ... Read more
HitherGreen
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
13 helpful votes
Our previous experience with cruising has been with Cunard in both Princess and Queens Grill suites. We wanted to try a small ship to see if it suited us better. We are younger than the average passengers at 47 and 38, we don’t ... Read more
scotslass999
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
22 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We have sailed with Celebrity, Regent, Azamara, Seabourn and Silversea. Having sailed with Silversea for the first time earlier in the year (on the Whisper), and thoroughly enjoyed it, we thought we would introduce friends to the company ... Read more
11bern
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
This was our 4th cruise with this line. As soon as we embarked, (which went smoothly), we learned that this was the last cruise of the Silver Cloud before it went into drydock. A portend of things to come. Our butler tried hard, but was ... Read more
Caregg
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
My husband wanted a repositioning cruise and I didn't want to be at sea more than two days at a time. Given that we decided to cruise less than 90 days before departure this was the best option. We'd never sailed on SilverSea but friends ... Read more
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Stolibear
Member Since 2011
1 review
13 forum posts
Sailed September 2016
This was our 3rd Silversea cruise and our best yet. We have previously cruised on the Silver Spirit as well as the Silver Cloud and there is a special charm on the Silver Shadow that I feel the others were lacking. The overall feel for ... Read more
Lindsey_07
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
The shore excursions are a rip off, we did a fishing trip where we never had a chance to even touch a fishing pole. Because they put 6 of us on a tiny boat and pulled names who ever got to go first fished until they caught a salmon. ... Read more
maryjchapman@aol.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
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 ... Read more
Segalene
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We are seasoned travelers and we have sailed on Seaborn, Oceana, Azamara , Princess , Dysney and Royal Carribean. This time we chose the Silversea to celebrate our 35th anniversary . We are very dissatisfied, but let's start with good ... Read more
lisaegh@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
We have sailed in the Med numerous times and wanted to experience the Adriatic. While we planned on traveling during the summer months few ships offered great locations literally every day of the voyage. This was our first time on Silver ... Read more
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BobDi
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
There were so may high spots and the overall experience was excellent, such a special ambiance and the right balance of genuine friendliness and professionalism which made for a fabulous holiday. We are not normally cruisers, I am 54 ... Read more
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TheCruiseGuru
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
The ship is in a very poor condition and needs to be repaired very soon. Rusty everywhere, ceiling falling down. Not sure why they call their staterooms suites. Is it for the "butler" service that they offer? I would ... Read more
SJS-TX
Member Since 2012
6 reviews
32 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Overall I planned this cruise a year in advance and it was definitely worth the wait. There have been a lot of negative Silversea reviews lately and I want to say I was not disappointed. I continue to be very impressed with Silversea ... Read more
CruiserFromMaine
Member Since 2007
8 reviews
202 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We sailed on the Silver Spirit on it's Athens to Venice seven-day cruise in August 2016. It was our first time on Silversea and we were looking forward to our cruise and it didn't disappoint! Embarkation was as easy as imaginable. ... Read more
andrewjsl
Member Since 2014
1 review
16 helpful votes
After carefully considering all options for visiting the Galapagos, including reading some of the not-so-stellar reviews of this cruise, I decided to give Silversea a try. I took my mom in July 2016 as a retirement gift. I must say that ... Read more
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