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Silver Shadow Review

5.0 / 5.0
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270 reviews
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Fine cruise, until our stateroom was flooded.

Review for Silver Shadow to Asia
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2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Apr 2016
Cabin: Terrace Suite

Itinerary and the reputation of SilverSea were our reasons for choosing this cruise. The itinerary was all we hoped for; the older ship and its management less so, based on flooded cabins.

Embarkation in Hong Kong and debarkation in Tokyo were handled very well: easy, lots of direction and help, punctual.

Our suite was sizable, with a walk-in closet that was very welcome. Staff service at all venues, and our butler, were outstanding. The food was good, though not as good as Oceania. Entertainment was good, but limited; the cruise director did double duty as a singer/comedian, and was actually not bad. One good lecturer, one mediocre. We noticed immediately, however, that the ship was in need of work: e.g., the deck railings were in serious need of varnish. Later we learned this ship is due to be "retired" next year, which may explain possible deferred maintenance.

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Terrace Suite

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