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370 Silversea Luxury Cruise Reviews
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Rosa463
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
I chose this cruise for our 30th anniversary. We chose it somewhat last minute and reserved the last cabin available about 6 weeks before sailing date. The goal was a no expense spared luxury experience. What we got was a nice trip, better ... Read more
mishagill
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Starting several weeks prior to departure, we had expectantly scanned reviews for confirmation that we made the right choice of cruises. Rest assured - you can sail with complete confidence in excellence of service with this cruise line. ... Read more
sugar333
Member Since 2012
1 review
24 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
This was our first expedition cruise after many years of cruising(Regent and Crystal). Our travel agent recommended Silversea and we thoroughly enjoyed the ship,crew,fellow passengers,guides,and the wonders of the Galápagos. This is ... Read more
deancross
Member Since 2016
1 review
My wife and I went with another married couple and we can honestly say that we all thoroughly enjoyed our holiday with Silverseas. We were warmly greeted when we came on board the ship at Barbados, and that warmth was a feature of the ... Read more
SMA Cruiser
Member Since 2015
1 review
Sailed December 2016
We are not big cruisers, preferring to usually travel by private tours or independently. However, this cruise offered some very unusual ports of call that would be difficult to visit without cruising. First, I will note that our port of ... Read more
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Wendell Rodricks
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We sailed from Barbados to Barbados on the Silver Spirit from 20th November to 8th December 2016 to the Amazon. Silversea is our favourite cruise line and we are loyal Venetian members. However standards have fallen considerably despite ... Read more
langil601
Member Since 2014
1 review
Sailed November 2016
First solo cruise. Ship had 4 people assigned toi make us happy. THey did! The staff was great. The psgs friendly and kbid and outgoing. The CC gatherings were terrific. The food ranged from good to excellent. Now for the rest. ... Read more
u241799
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
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
4 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
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deerhilly
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
Sailed October 2016
This was a fortieth wedding anniversary and we wanted the best cruise to celebrate our event. The Galapagos Islands did not disappoint and we felt privileged to have access to the islands and the wildlife. Any assessment of the ... Read more
Sanctuarian
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 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
438 forum posts
3 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
jtm1
Member Since 2006
5 reviews
73 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
13 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
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Canal Street sailor
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
6 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
9 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
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
16 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
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scotslass999
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
22 forum posts
7 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
Mousie1
Member Since 2014
1 review
Sailed September 2016
We chose this cruise upon the advice of friends who were also going with us..total of 8 adults. Checking in was fine, but once on the ship, disappointed in the presentation of the staff. The ship was old and worn, the staff did not seem ... Read more
Stolibear
Member Since 2011
1 review
13 forum posts
1 helpful vote
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
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