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Tromso to Arctic Cruise Reviews

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Fabulous cruise to Svalbard

Review for SH Vega to Arctic

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crew2
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Excellent itinerary which went further than many ships, touring both the west and east coasts of the Svalbard archipelago . The ship, SH Vega, was stylish and intimate and provided excellent food, service and comfort. Meals were taken in the dining room or on the outside deck when the weather was suitable. On some occasions there was a delicious barbecue on the deck where we could enjoy both the ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


The Artic

Review for SH Vega to Arctic

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Svalbard 22
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

My sister-in-law is a lecturer on board of your ships. Originally, we were due to go to Wenger Island but for obvious reasons it was cancelled. persuaded by her I decided to come on the alternative trip. The ship was amazing, it had all the facilities you could dream of. The lay out was just perfect. Very cosy, lots of space to isolate yourself if you wished too. The right number of ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


Amazing ship/Poor Company Service

Review for SH Vega to Arctic

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ccercone1
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

The SH Vega was a lovely, new ship! My cabin couldn't have been more luxurious or more spacious with a King-size bed, an electric fireplace and a very functional bathroom. The food was fabulous and the presentation and variety were top-notch. The crew was friendly, well-trained and did everything they could do to make my trip pleasurable in every way. The zodiac expeditions were well-handled in ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


Enjoyable

Review for Silver Cloud Expedition to Arctic

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gogo65
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

This was our first Silversea cruise, although we have done many cruises on other lines, including an expedition cruise to Antarctica on Ponant. We had originally booked another Ponant cruise, however it was cancelled in December due to chartering of the ship, so we booked this after getting a great deal that included business class airfares from Australia. As we had previously done an ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Vista Suite


Ship and Arctic were wondrous; Hurtigruten has few glitches to work out

Review for Roald Amundsen to Arctic

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Newton1
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

The Roald Amundsen is a beautiful ship, and I greatly enjoyed my cruise from Tromso to Longbyearen. That said, there were a few glitches that Hurtigruten needs to focus on. When I checked in, they had no record of me in the cabin I purchased ten months earlier. I booked a specific cabin (a suite) because I liked the location on the ship. In the last three months before the cruise, I had at ...
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Sail Date: July 2019


Nothing short of amazing.......

Review for Silver Cloud Expedition to Arctic

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BRANDYTHINGS
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We managed to book our cruise/expedition at a very good price due to a late booking, our previous cruise with Scenic Eclipse was cancelled at very short notice. Which was disappointing at the time, but Silverseas have now gained a loyal follower! I can't imagine travel on any other line after the great experience that we had. We were met at Oslo and Tromso by Silverseas agents and ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Silver Suite


Did not live up to expectations

Review for Silver Cloud Expedition to Arctic

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scottmacd
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Since my wife and I live 6 months a year on our trawler I am not a huge fan of cruise ships. Did one Royal Carib with family years ago (eh) and one 16 passenger to Galapagos which was superb. Chose Silver Cloud based on Silversea reputation. The good: Cabin was a veranda on deck 7 and nicely appointed. The butler and cabin attendant were superb. There when you needed and nicely anticipated ...
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Sail Date: July 2018

Cabin Type: Midship Veranda Suite


Exciting Land of the Polar Bear

Review for Hebridean Sky (Noble Caledonia) to Arctic

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seafarerliz
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I had always wanted to go to Svalbard and hopefully see Polar bears, and this cruise did not disappoint!! We flew from Heathrow to Tromso via Oslo and embarked there. Everything went fairly smoothly despite a rushed change of plane. This is an expedition cruise and not to be confused with normal cruising. We set sail from Tromso in the evening and in the morning landed near North Cape and ...
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Sail Date: July 2017


Le Boreal - Never again - Bad Service, Staff Disorganised, Disappointing Food

Review for Le Boreal to Arctic

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K.A.V. 65
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

A disastrous holiday from start to finish. Charter flight from Orly Aiport was exhausting. One would expect a staff representing Ponant to be at a designated Meeting Place but we were told the flight would be advertised on the Departure Boards with check in details so need for signage or staff - there wasn't any information airport staff weren't sure. We finally found the charter flight check in ( ...
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Sail Date: June 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom


If you want to pay Top $ for Top Rudeness Ponant is for you

Review for Le Boreal to Arctic

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AnnMaree V
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We have friends who work in the Cruise travel industry. Ponant was portrayed as a luxury cruise small ship company with an expedition theme. We should have had some idea when we first booked that the cruise would not be "smooth" sailing because all questions were referred to head office in France and the Sydney staff could not assist us. Day 1 arrived at Orly Airport at 7.30 am - there was no ...
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Sail Date: June 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Stateroom


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