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Seward to Alaska Silversea Silver Shadow Cruise Reviews

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52 Seward to Alaska Silversea Silver Shadow Cruise Reviews


mikesussex avatar

mikesussex

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disappointing, expected more from Silversea

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This was only our second cruise, the first being a Celebrity Eclipse S1 Suite cruise from Southampton to St Petersburg. This one week cruise on the Silver Shadow Veranda Suite cost £400 less than the two week ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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AnnieFaddle

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Silversea experience way below expectation

Our cruise started with the check in for the private train from Anchorage to Seward. The train departs from the rail station adjacent to the airport and our bags were quickly taken but then we were left to find our ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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carolrford

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Luxury Alaskan Cruise

We wanted to try an upscale line and were very impressed by the Silversea experience. Service, food and overall ship was excellent. We were very satisfied. The itinerary was great, especially since we enjoyed ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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francine66

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Exceeded our expectations

We chose Silverseas after reading lots of reviews and from recommendations of friends that had previously sailed. It was our very first cruise and we were pleasantly surprised time after time of the attention ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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ccws19

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Silver Sea Shadow to Alaska from Seward

A 7 day cruise was the ticket to see the ports of Alaska. The glacier portion was not possible due to 1 1/2 days of rough seas and weather. The rest of the week the weather was more than fine and the excursions ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Saints1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Overall a disappointing experience

First the good. Can’t say enough good things about every crew member we came into contact with throughout the entie cruise. You were always greeted with a smile and they were eager to please you!. Transfer from ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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baodunf

1 Review Written

Great cruise line but ship needs overhaul asap - TIRED

We went to Alaska and wanted a small, high quality cruise line. Silverseas did not disappoint. Service was impeccable. Ship was immaculate. Medallion suite was great. Excursions were fantastic. However, the ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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VERNETTE

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great trip

Choose this because of neighbor experience in a prior year. Our first on Silversea. The ship and staff were awesome. Beautiful cabin - great butler and housekeeper. Tried all the dining rooms and all were ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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nenadiver

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

School's out! Children on board.

This was our 28th Silversea cruise, part 2 of back-to-back Alaska cruises. We chose this for the itinerary, sailing dates, company of friends. Ten years ago, we did a similar cruise round-trip San Francisco. This ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Jasadin

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A very memorable experience

We traveled with another couple and although we all have cruised before, never on a high-end ship such as Silver Seas. Personally, I enjoyed the itimacy of a smaller crowd. Crew was thoughtful, attentive and ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Stnee

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Loved Alaska! Disappointed in the ship

The help was amazing . Disappointed in the restaurants and the ship is worn and needs to be renovated. I will definitely go on another cruise with Silverseas on a different ship. We did like the size of the ship and ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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zwhee

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

From Vancouver to Alaska

We have tried several other cruise lines, but return to Silversea, time after time because they really meet our needs and expectations. Embarkation and disembarkation is smooth and easy. The dining is excellent, ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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MARCOSHARK

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

OUR BUTLER AND WAITER WERE OUTSTANDING

Grand daughter wanted to go to alaska. It was a last minute decision and this fit our schedule. Could not get the type of room we wanted, but the veranda room was ok. Checking in was not handled very well and room ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Brewdoc

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Best Cruise Ever

We spent 1 day in Anchorage before traveling by train to Seward. 4 ½ hours along the Cook Inlet and through a national forest. Rivers, waterfalls, scenery and several beautiful glaciers. Boarded ship and after ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Donscotto

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Price disproportionate with value received.

SS needs to value and invest in sales and customer service processes. Several problems during booking/planning process which provided a negative view of SS. Co needs to realize that, especially for first time ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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JCala

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Delightful 7 Day Luxury Cruise of Alaska

My wife and I choose Silver Seas for their smaller ships and reputation for great customer service. We weren't disappointed. The staff was very attentive to our needs, we wanted for naught! Embarkation & ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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mmatthew

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Very disappointed!

We had received rave reviews from a relative who has sailed over 170 days on Silversea. The room was very spacious (Veranda suite) and storage excellent but the décor in the entire ship was "tired". Breakfast ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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GRWWIL54

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing Alaska for 20

We liked our cruise very much. We traveled with a group of 20! I want to thank Peter John our cruise contact for answering all our questions, making arrangements, and herding our group with ease. He was so very ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Jpapp

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Silver Shadow of Silver Sea made us sick

We chose this cruise for it's small size, luxury and staff ratio to passenger. It was nice, but older, worn furniture, drapes, etc. We had a butler who was awesome, the dining was lovely, service excellent, food ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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zinnia17

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Your only regret will be having to leave the ship!

We never thought we would enjoy cruising, but Silversea proved us wrong. When we decided to cruise Alaska, we chose Silversea because of the smaller size of the ship and recommendations of others. Embarkation and ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Debi Harman

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Fantastic experience, breathtaking scenery

This is our second trip on Silverseas. I enjoy the intimacy of the small ship and first class service. This won't be our last cruise. During the cruise, I attended the cooking class on board and it was ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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lsommers

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Alaska was beautiful, BUT-----

We have over 120 days sailing on Silversea ships because we like the amazing food, fabulous service, terrific excursions, attention to requested details, the choice of wines & champagnes available at no extra charge ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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travel ljc

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Small ship luxury

We chose this cruise because we wanted a small ship that could get in to the smaller areas of Alaska as well as not wanting a ship that we would need to share with 1,000 plus vacationers. With the exception of the ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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jBoyd505

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Extraordinary service and an elegant cruise

The meals were extraordinary, the service was incredible, and the cruise was absolutely beautiful. We would absolutely go on another Silver Seas cruise. In fact, I don't think we will ever travel on another ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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hlsess

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Oustanding service but food just so-so

Our family of 12 (ages18-80) were on Silver shadow last week-only my mother has been on Silversea so it was her choice. We were all on deck 6 in Veranda rooms which were very nice. We absolutely loved Rodney our ...
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Sail Date June 2017


Silver Shadow Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.2
Dining5.03.9
Entertainment3.03.4
Public Rooms4.04.1
Fitness Recreation5.03.5
Family2.0N/A
Enrichment4.03.7
Service5.04.4
Value For Money4.03.5
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