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Cape Town Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews

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20 Cape Town Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews


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soars

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Boutique Six star ! - head office needs to learn how to count stars!

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Did the immersive African Cape cruise Fe 2020. Booked it for 2 significant life anniversaries Boutique six star so didnt. Mind paying more, WHAT A LET DOWN Tired old ship with worn out carpets and ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Trend

11 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Ship not so ship shape

Crew as always is very friendly and available but found our room stewards did not clean up to AZ standards. Our butler was excellent and followed up on the poor cleaning crew as did Philip the hotel director. ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Love Sea Days

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Seabourn Still Struggling with experienced staff; some real service issues

We were on board for 36 days and had some really great crew members, but serious issues with many the didn’t have a clue what they were doing and some just plain overwhelmed. Our cabin stewardess was the worst I ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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travelz

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

Have been on 3 previous cruises that we loved. This time, boarding was slow, crew were morose for half the cruise until a few became friendly. Ship had been refitted, and in our opinion, whilst still great, was not ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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amer_can

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Jury is still out..

This cruise, Symphony/ So Africa was a bucket list add on to a remarkable safari experience..As the title says the jury is still out.. Pros; beautiful ship, great staff, super spa, casino that was fun but only ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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f2s

10 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

Half as good as expected.

I judge this cruise against my previous Crystal Serenity trip, a few years back. The old ship felt old despite the recent expensive makeover/dry dock. At times I thought there was an odd vibration even on deck ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Pierreg6

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Unfortunately it is not a 5 Star cruise

By comparison with 4.5 company such as Oceania and 4 star cruise company such as Princess or Holland, we do not consider silversea as a 5 Star cruising for the following reasons; - at least 50% of the staff are ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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bahamamama11

1 Review Written

135 Helpful Votes

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly- a very upscale nursing home experience

The Navigator reminds me of an aging movie star - still very lovely, but showing her age in places and finding it very difficult to compete with some of the younger offerings despite extensive cosmetic ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Winstonclemmy

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Mixed feelings

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 ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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marilbrian

2 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

After 175 years Cunard still can't get it right

The itinerary was the most appealing factor.a chance to go to Okinowa,Egypt, Taiwan and Brunei very juicy UnfortunatelyCunard cancelled all four and a very short time before we sailed Christmas Eve we ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Richland

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Why the hype?

I had never spent this kind of money for a cruise before and was expecting that the cruise would match the dollars I had spent. It came no where near what I had paid. The cost worked out to $436 Canadian ($333 ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Phlyn

8 Reviews Written

146 Helpful Votes

Lower than Expected Service

This was our 1st cruise with Regent Seven Seas on m/v Navigator and we were looking forward to an excellent time and service as it is classed as a 6* ship. The ship was luxurious, a very good suite with top class ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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CruiseMacks

4 Reviews Written

166 Helpful Votes

Not What They Used To Be

We did our very first cruise on Regent when it was known as Radisson. We did about 7 cruises with them and loved every minute of every cruise. It has been 5 years since we have sailed on the Mariner, and ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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Rubber123

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

First Oceania Cruise!

This is a very personal view of the cruise based on our previous experiences. This cruise ship is very smart. Very well looked after and spotless clean. Posh. Upper class. Pretentious. It seemed to me that it was ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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Retreaded pensioner

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Disappointment

1. I was let down by the booking agent, but accept that was not Cunard's fault. 2. My cabin should have had a Queen bed......it had 2 single beds. When I pointed out the booking the beds were just pushed together ...
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Sail Date January 2014


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elaineforster1

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Definitely more Carnival than old Cunard

This is the first cruise review I have written after approx 40 cruises with many different cruise lines - this I mention only to say I have experience in various lines and price brackets. This voyage for my husband ...
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Sail Date January 2014


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Rictar

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Cunard have dropped the ball.

To sail with Cunard has been a boyhood dream. So when I saw an opportunity to sail on QM2 I grabbed it. My Cunard E Ticket said embarkation details to be advised.We flew from Sydney to Cape Town to join the ship and ...
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Sail Date January 2014


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Lockerley

3 Reviews Written

159 Helpful Votes

Thank goodness for the good food and service !

The best food and service we have experienced over six cruises with other similar companies. This was our first with Silversea . The ship however was a great disappointment. It was shabby and dated. It needs to be ...
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Sail Date January 2014


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chickens

1 Review Written

First experience of cruiseing

As this was our first experience of cruising we have nothing to compare it with. We could only go by the descriptions given be Silversea and some reviews we had read. It was promised to be a 5 if not 6 star cruise, ...
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Sail Date January 2010


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steakboy123

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Pampered - but only if you are American

Even though US citizens made up only approx 30% of the total passengers, the cruise was primarily aimed at Americans. If you attended a quiz, the questions were invariably geared to American culture, a fact ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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