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Silversea Silver Cloud Expedition Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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52 reviews
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Pile of seafood at seafood invictus event
View of the mountain on the glacier.
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Great Expedition Team. OK Ship. HORRIBLE Customer Service.
"I had no problem switching the dates of my flight to Argentina and Silversea still had a sailing that would have me in Antarctica for my birthday.Many times crew would walk right past me with no even a nod...."Read More
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Great time with the expedition but sub-par hotel services

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mybacin
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

This was my first time on an expedition cruise. Overall, it was a memorable trip, having a chance to get showed by an enthusiastic expedition team in this pristine part of the world. In fact, the expedition team was the highlight of this cruise. They were resourceful, upbeat and passionate. The itinerary of activities was diverse, from cruising along the ice edge, hiking the glacier, to doing a ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


OLD ship, shows its age. Way over priced. Never again.

Review for Silver Cloud Expedition to World Cruise

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wfisher
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Overall disappointing and overpriced. Will not sail Silversea again. Pros: Attentive Butler Good Food 24 hour room service Cons: Ship is 28 years old. Really old ship (maiden voyage 1994), should be retired Overpriced for what you get No entertainment or planned on-board activities = bored most of the time TV and movies not available most of the time Very few dining ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


Along way to South Georgia Islands

Review for Silver Cloud Expedition to Antarctica

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bearhall
10+ Cruises

After traveling to Punta Arenas Chile, many COVID 19 checks ,charter air flight from Santiago Chile,we embarked.Sailed part of Straight of Magellan,to arrive at a beautiful glacier doing our first zodiac cruise!Next day a landing at The Horn ,pretty rough and foggy ,165 steps to top of the stairs.After The Horn,four days at sea to South Georgia Islands, seas two to seven meters. South Georgia ...
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Sail Date: March 2022


Great Expedition Team. OK Ship. HORRIBLE Customer Service.

Review for Silver Cloud Expedition to Antarctica

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CaliKats
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

I chose Silversea because they had a cruise that would have me in Antarctica for my birthday. Due to COVID, my 2021 cruise was canceled. I understand- COVID. Since my cruise and plane tickets were already paid for, I thought it easier to just rebook for the following year. I had no problem switching the dates of my flight to Argentina and Silversea still had a sailing that would have me in ...
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Sail Date: February 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


Over 30% of crew with COVID caused cancelled services

Review for Silver Cloud Expedition to Antarctica

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Traveler1111
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Over 30% of the crew has COVID resulting in: 1. No kayak program - on of the main activities I wanted to participate in on this trip. 2. Only offered 5 out of 12 expeditions 3. Buffet service all but 3-4 days of the trip and 2 of 4 restaurants closed. One for the entirety of the trip and one for all but 4 days. 4. Remaining staff all were extremely nice and helpful but very overworked ...
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Sail Date: February 2022

Cabin Type: Grand Suite 2


It looks like Royal Caribbean is ruining Silversea Antarctic cruises

Review for Silver Cloud Expedition to Antarctica

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Venturing out
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

I’ve been reviewing the Silver Cloud and Silver Explorer reviews. The overall startling thing I’ve noticed is that people reviewing cruises before Royal Caribbean bought Silversea pretty uniformly had wonderful experiences whereas those who traveled after Royal Caribbean took over had generally dismal experiences. My once in a lifetime Antarctica cruise was one of the latter. There were so ...
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Sail Date: February 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


Ultra-luxury was ultra-disappointing

Review for Silver Cloud Expedition to Antarctica

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cruisegal25314
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

My husband and I chose this cruise because of the "ultra-luxury" status that Silversea promotes themselves to be. We are not high-maintenance people by any means, but wanted our trip to Antarctica to be truly a once in a lifetime experience. Even before departing the USA, we had difficulty with Silversea. The requirements to enter Chile are extremely strict, and our Silversea agent was ...
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Sail Date: February 2022

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


Silversea and any RCCL - Never Again!

Review for Silver Cloud Expedition to Antarctica

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MD2022MD
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

After stressing their comprehensive anti-COVID policies and procedures and requiring passenger vaccinations and triple COVID tests, Silversea embarked approximately 150 COVID-negative passengers on a ship with many already COVID-positive, quarantined and ill staff. By day 2 of the cruise we were told approximately 10% (a deliberate under-estimation per crew members asked to do double duty) of ...
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Sail Date: February 2022

Cabin Type: Silver Suite


Copied infected crew

Review for Silver Cloud Expedition to Antarctica

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Docang
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Silverseas should’ve never allowed passengers on board the Silvercloud knowing that their crew was infected with the omicron variant of Covid. More than half of the crew was in quarantine with many crewmembers on passenger floors indicated by a tray in front of the room. This was supposed to be a six star cruise and yet we were fed cold Buffetfood, as the chefs were in quarantine. The LaDame ...
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Sail Date: February 2022


Not an Expedition and full of COVID!

Review for Silver Cloud Expedition to Antarctica

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Sailernot
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose Silversea for our Antartica Expedition cruise because it had good reviews. It was an expensive cruise, but we were excited to see the White Continent. It was not easy to travel because of the restrictions, but my husband and I decided that it was worth it. We self quarentined 10 days prior to the trip, not wanting to risk infection and the possibility of missing this "trip of a ...
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Sail Date: February 2022


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