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Seabourn Sojourn Cruise Review to Other (Asia/Africa/Middle East)

Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 28

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
Verified Review
14 Night Thailand & Vietnam (Singapore To Hong Kong)
Sail Date: December 20, 2015
Ship: Seabourn Sojourn
Cabin Type: Suite
Cabin Number: 527
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago

We enjoy cruising with Seabourn primarily because of the staff & the fascinating people we meet on board.  This cruise was no exception.  It was extra special seeing how SE Asia embraces the joy & wonder of Christmas.  The decorations were astounding.  At no time in our tours were we overwhelmed with poverty & dirty conditions.  We love Hong Kong & Viet Nam was a pleasant surprise.  


We enjoyed the day trip arranged to an island complete with picnic & caviar in the surf.  The crew really knocked themselves out to make the day extra special.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
I was pleased to see the portions were smaller but still generous. The quality of the food was excellent

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
We especially enjoyed Loren Schoenberg's lectures on jazz. They were so informative & you could tell he loved his topic.


3 out of 5
We don't travel for the entertainment so I don't think I'm a good judge. Although we did enjoy the local groups who entertained from each country.

Children's Programs

1 out of 5
We were disappointed to see so many children on this cruise. We have appreciated the fact there were no children in the past.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
We really love the staff & enjoy the interaction with staff from all over the world.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship Tip

The breadsticks & the french fries are addictive & a killer to anyone's diet.

Seaboard really promotes interaction with other passengers, staff & officers. We always enjoy that. We took advantage of each hosted dinner table & met fantastic entertainers, staff & guests.

3 out of 5
I was surprised that it wasn't as impressive to me as Hong Kong. And it wasn't as "sterile" as I had been warned
3 out of 5
The traffic was unbelievable so it was hard to get around. We also found the people were not as gracious as they had been when we were there 7-8 years ago
5 out of 5
What a great treat!! Although it was hot & we don't swim or sunbathe, we really enjoyed this treat.
5 out of 5
The cruise around the bay was like being in a Chinese scroll painting. Everywhere you looked nature gave you a beautiful sight.
5 out of 5
I loved Hong Kong. I was surprised how easy it was to get around. We took the train from the airport & to get to different sites. Everyone was very helpful if we weren't sure what we were doing. The food was outstanding of course. We took the ferry to Kowloon & found that was easy too. We really loved Heritage 1881. We can't wait to go back to HK
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