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Silver Shadow Review

5.0 / 5.0
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266 reviews
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Great Relaxing Cruise

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10+ Cruises • Age 80s

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Sail Date: May 2016
Cabin: Veranda Suite
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Departed Tokyo on 7 May, ticket clearly marked Tokyo, but I am sure I was not the only person who went to Yokohama overnight pre-cruise. The fault of too much confidence due to too many cruises, I even went to the Yokohama Terminal, but it was about 1 1/2 hours by train and taxi to reach Harumi Terminal Tokyo. Yes, a smaller ship can berth in Tokyo but this terminal is less convenient than Yokohama.

It is far away from what you want to see in Tokyo and there is lack of public transportation at the pier. Ship departs to brass band fanfares....almost 200 persons took part for our ship's farewell, this ship was quite full, but perhaps just 300 guests.

Rough full sea day to reach Kushiro the third day. This port is perhaps conveniently en route but otherwise one of the worst ports to visit. The facilities include only two markets, interesting only if you are interested in seafood and raw fish. Gala Welcome Dinner on sea day was good with foie gras and lobster. The afternoon tea was great and classy.

Cabin Review

Veranda Suite

Cabin V3

Excellent cabin with top amenities (Bulgari) and free minibar. Bultler service.

Port Reviews

Tokyo (Yokohama)

Interesting city of course but the Tokyo Hamuri Terminal was inconvenient.

Kodiak

Nothing to see unless you are interested in the fishing trade.

Homer

Very interesting port....full of life but not touristic.

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