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Silver Muse Review

5.0 / 5.0
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Athens to Muscat - a bucket list cruise.

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Waltham Wanderer
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Oct 2018
Cabin: Classic Verandah Suite
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This was our fifth Silversea cruise, our second on the Muse but our first repositioning voyage.

As always, we flew to our embarkation city the day beforehand and had a fun 24 hours in Athens. We didn’t feel it necessary to book our accommodation through Silversea as it’s a major European city with good transport links. When you just need a relatively central location, a comfortable bed and a good shower, why pay over the odds? Silversea waived the “deviation fee” on this occasion so we booked a simple hotel 10 minutes on the metro from the Acropolis. We enjoyed exploring the city on the Sunday and spent Monday morning in the magnificent Acropolis Museum before taking an inexpensive taxi to Piraeus and boarding the ship with minimum fuss. We were sat outside La Terrazza having lunch within 15 minutes.

We previously sailed on the Muse on her inaugural voyage in April 2017 and had a great time, despite the dining chaos complained of by some. It definitely felt like a home-coming, with some familiar faces amongst the crew and we easily slipped into the warm embrace of luxury provided onboard.

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Classic Verandah Suite

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Spacious, well-designed and comfortable. The cabin was immaculate throughout our voyage. When we raised the issue with a someone smoking on a neighbouring balcony, this was handled by management and did not happen again.

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