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Silver Muse Review

5.0 / 5.0
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230 reviews
11 Awards

Seeing the British Coast and Wonderful Canada!

Review for Silver Muse to Transatlantic
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2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Sep 2017
Cabin: Classic Verandah Suite

We chose this cruise because of: 1) the itinerary; and 2) the fact that it was a "bridge cruise." The itinerary was wonderful, but we felt some frustration at having only a "taste" of some of these wonderful places! We could have used 2 days in Waterford, Galway, Quebec, Charlottetown, Sydney, and a few other places. Unlike other cruises, the excursion guides did NOT have headset systems so they could be clearly heard while walking through attractions/towns.

This was our first Silversea cruise. The ship was just beautiful. The stringent dress code and reservation system is going to be changed, I know -- everyone complained. On other cruise ships, we have requested to dine with others -- with the Muse's reservation system, it was difficult to do this. Even when we asked to dine with others, we were placed on our own because that's the way the reservation system worked. We struck up conversations with others who were seated at adjoining tables, and that was fine, even though they were seated when we were already having our main course, etc.

We felt that repeat customers were favored (we get why) and that there was an "in-group" of regulars. Even the get-together for first-timers turned out to be just a champagne toast -- they didn't help make connections among the group.

Cabin Review

Classic Verandah Suite

Cabin CV

Beautiful and lots of storage.

Port Reviews

Cobh (Cork)

Cahir Castle and Cashel Rock -- Very interesting -- but cold and windy!

Charlottetown (Prince Edward Island)

Carriage tour of downtown -- excellent young guide

St. John's (Newfoundland)

Cape Spear (bring a hat!); Cabot Tower; and downtown St. John's -- very good.

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