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335 Silversea Luxury Cruise Reviews
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bspill
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
74 forum posts
Sailed four weeks ago
We are long term fans of Silversea and wanted a relaxing cruise with plenty of days at sea. The service was excellent form the butler and room attendant to the restaurant crew, bar crew and executive staff. This was our first cruise ... Read more
Cool_Ray
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
7 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
The experience on the Silver Spirit completely exceeded my expectations. The service is impeccable, the food and drink superb, the fellow passengers interesting, and the ship itself is a beauty! The artwork on board was totally ... Read more
eleland
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
We chose this cruise due to its unusual itinerary, the opportunity to go on a safari, and the stop in the Seychelles, a place my wife and I had long wanted to visit. Also, having sailed on Crystal and Seaborne several times, we wanted ... Read more
Winstonclemmy
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
I chose Silversea for the Cape Town 10 night round trip cruise because it was one of the very few lines that do this route - and we had previously sailed on the Silver Spirit when it was first launched and had enjoyed that experience. ... Read more
Sandyloew
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
We picked this cruise because of the small ship and itinerary. The last cruise we were on had 4100 passengers and it was just too complicated in every way! The Silver Wind had 279 passengers and almost as many crew. Everything was easy! ... Read more
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LAL Cruiser
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
My partner and I, with friends, recently did a ten day cruise through South Africa; it was a wonderful experience and a great way to travel to this part of the world. We have travelled on Silversea many times in the past and find it to be ... Read more
cintikate
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Wow, what a fantastic adventure! Silver Spirit is a beautiful ship, crew is attentive, incredibly service oriented. The destinations were amazing, a blend of nature adventure and opportunities to sample local culture and events. Silver ... Read more
Zebra2
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
7 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
After researching different cruise lines on cruise critic and looking at their itineraries decided to try the Silver Spirit for our Caribbean vacation. This is our third cruise in 3 years. The first was on Seabourn Quest going to ... Read more
Chicken12345
Member Since 2017
1 review
16 helpful votes
Overall a very nice ship in appearance and space to passengers ratio was good. Will not be too judgemental but really expected more for the price and hype of advertising. Embassy suites is nice to stay at night before embarkation---Tip: ... Read more
cszostak
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
7 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We are seasoned cruisers and after an extraordinary Silverseas Cruise to the Galapagos in March we wanted to try their more mainstream cruise style. CHECK-IN The check in was seamless, there were more than enough staff to process ... Read more
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mwayman
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
7 helpful votes
So I chose EXCELLENT over VERY GOOD because it was in between. Here are a few of the highlights. Silver Shadow - Second time on the ship. We did Alaska in May. Yes, SS is a bit tired, but still ranked #14 in the world. Veranda ... Read more
Rosa463
Member Since 2017
1 review
22 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
9 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
james king
Member Since 2004
12 reviews
271 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We chose this cruise as it was my mum's birthday, and we normally like to go on beach type cruises (last year we were on Silver Wind around the Caribbean). So this year we thought we'd try something different to our normal holiday ... Read more
EatLobster
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
51 forum posts
Sailed December 2016
Off season time in the Caribbean is a great price. Age of guests is pretty much the same as Regent and Oceania. Internet went out for a day and the captain gave everyone a $200 credit. Nice touch. The wine was exceptional ... Read more
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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
2 helpful votes
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
Wendell Rodricks
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 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
3 helpful votes
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
4 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
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magwun
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
64 forum posts
8 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
6 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
chrism23
Member Since 2017
2 reviews
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
I am just off my second Silversea cruise of the year. First was Alaska from Anchorage (Seward) to Vancouver (7 days) aboard the Silver Shadow, and the latest on the Silver Spirit round trip from Fort Lauderdale (11 days). Silversea ... Read more
Sanctuarian
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 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
3 reviews
475 forum posts
8 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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