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Seabourn Encore Review

5.0 / 5.0
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116 reviews
8 Awards

No Teak Decks on Terrace

Review for Seabourn Encore to Trans-Ocean
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6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Jan 2017
Cabin: Veranda Suite

I had an enjoyable Cruise from Athens to Sydney. Personnel outstanding, Food of a higher Level than thought. Wines of very good quality, but offered at higher temperatures than would be appropriate, a pity. This new ship has somme deficiencies:

No teak decks on Verandas, in tropic climate with sun, it is impossible to stand barefoot on your terrace, too hot! Plastic! Also on Deck 7 forward area no teak at all, same problems in sunny weather. In a ship of this renommé, teak is mandatory!

Veranda suites (more cabins than suites..) are too small and give a cramped feeling. The serving person has problems to get into the cabin with a tray. The walk in wardrobe is not worth its name, to small and hangers must be positioned diagonally to get arranged...

Cabin Review

Veranda Suite

Port Reviews


Good port. Officials are passenger friendly .


There is even a protected way to the city over roof covered bridges. Modern amenities.


You can not have a nicer mooring place than in Cairns, in the middle of the city, friendly people!

Sydney (Australia)

Moored in the center of the Ferry Terminal, just across the Opera, outstanding! The procedures are easy and the officers helpful.

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