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Seabourn Encore Cruise Reviews for Luxury Cruises to Baltic Sea from Barcelona

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High price - low budget

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Perhedegaard
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Since 1999 my wife and I have sailed 300+ days with Seabourn. It goes without saying that over the years we have been very satisfied. Not so with our last two week cruise on the Encore in the Med. It has been a while since we last sailed on a Seabourn cruise and it will be a while - if ever - before we try again. The interior of the Encore including the suites is fabulous, but we cruise ...
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Sail Date: September 2018


Not bad, not Seabourn's best ever

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rols
10+ Cruises

Our 7th Seabourn cruse, first on the new Encore-size which carries about 150 more passengers than the previous 'Odyssey' class. We were on for 14 nights, most passengers were on 7 night cruises and the ship was full, so that made it a very busy cruise for the staff. The ship is beautiful as the Odyssey class ships were, very much the same style. The suite was super, everything on the whole ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


Beware of the guaranteed cabin!

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Diana Felicity
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was a fabulous cruise in so many ways , but our cabin allocation was very disappointing. We generally cruise with Silversea and assumed that all the verandah cabins on The Encore would as on Silversea, be of the same standard, simply differentiated by their position on the ship- we have always found this to be the case with Silversea. Unfortunately we were allocated cabiin 851. This ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


Romance of the Rivieras

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JYarNYC
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

I love approaching the terminal right before embarkation. The anticipation has been building for so long, the ship is finally in sight, and you’re almost there! But here’s a tip: in Barcelona, Seabourn ships may not be docked with the others. Our taxi driver (who did not speak English… I’m not sure many in Barcelona do) wanted to go where the larger ships usually dock; we had to motion to him to ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


Out of Synch

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Les Picantins
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

In all fairness, I will begin by the positive. One of the newer Seabourn vessels, the Encore is in great shape. Having sailed over 200 days on the line, many of the typical Seabourn standards were present right away at embarkation. Walking through the hallways we were always greeted by the big smiles of the housekeeping staff who are always busy, busy, busy. The service in the main dining room ...
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Sail Date: July 2018


Pork cruise

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Xdeliveryman
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We sailed on the Encore last summer and looked forward to our next cruise this June. At every meal the featured meal involved pork whether carved or stewed. In general the food quality took a dive even in the dining room. If there is a meat quality less than choice it seems like it was served. In the Collonade resturant the service was poor and often ran out of the food specialty of the evening. ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


Not quite as good as before

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PRINTERATSEA
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Have been on Seabourn a few times and decided to take our grown up family on this trip What should have been a super holiday was let down somewhat by mediocre service. On our previous trips with the line this has been their strong suit but not this time. We were on recently in October and it felt like being on a different ship. The restaurant staff are always polite but there was a sense of a lack ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Cabin Type: Penthouse Spa Suite


The Best of the Best - Seabourn Encore!

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californiacruiseluvrs
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

My wife and I just returned from our 10 night cruise on the Seabourn Encore from Barcelona to Rome. I won't comment on the ports, but they were fabulous. This review will focus on Seabourn, the Encore, crew, service, dining and overall experience. We are avid cruisers who enjoy cruising the way it used to be before the mass market craze of the 80's starting to take flight. Seabourn Encore ...
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Sail Date: September 2017

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


Do not cruise on the Encore!

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adri921
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We booked Owner's suite 701 having been told it was "subject to noise when anchoring". What we got nstead was and hour to an hour and a half of extremely loud banging, grinding, clanking and intense vibration. When we reported this issue we were told that it was the thrusters not the anchor as the ship was not anchored and that we were to expect the same for the remainder of the cruise. We ...
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Sail Date: September 2017

Cabin Type: Owner's Suite


4th time Seabourne /last time Encore

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adrirob
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We were looking forward to 20 days in the Med on the Encore after our previous experiences on Seabourn's 200 and 400 ships -unfortunately the reviews we read prior to leaving home were true. There seems to have been a fundamental shift in Seabourn's strategy, target market and service - saving money where ever possible - time in ports, tendering and fewer staff ( advertised as 465 staff in ...
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Sail Date: August 2017

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


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