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Silver Whisper Cruise Review to World Cruise

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 10

Overall rating:

4.8 out of 5
Silver Whisper

12 Night World Cruise Segment (San Francisco To Papeete)

Sail date: January 06, 2019

Ship: Silver Whisper

Cabin type: Balcony

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

We took 9 segments on the World Cruise 2019. There are few adjectives that could describe the superlative service available at guests fingertips. If something isn’t available guests tell the butler or guest relations and every effort is made to achieve the request.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Faultless

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Excellent food, served by highly skilled servers and wine servers.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
My husband joined daily trivia group with close to 90 ppl and I joined daily knitting/crocheting group for African orphanage.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Preservers from Voices of Silversea were a major improvement from four years ago world cruise. styles and variety major improvement

Children's Programs

No children

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Positive, polite and friendly service

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Design issues. Given a dry dock refurbish there were errors made. E.g. carpets in suites appeared to be unpleasant for most of us. Respiratory issues for the majority.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
The description matches the suite. Guests should know that they can request rearrangement if necessary. Some removed stool. Others had sofa removed so that they could just use table and chairs. Ask to have full suite vacuumed not just one strip on each side of bed and in front of desk.

Ship tip

Prepare yourself for communication styles with staff from diverse cultures. Learn about courtesies with various cultures to improve your inquiries.

Ports of call

San Francisco, California

5 out of 5
Hop on Hop Off - great deal

Nuku Hiva, Marquesas

5 out of 5
Didn’t use excursions as had done them before. Walked instead

Rangiroa, French Polynesia

5 out of 5
Lovely marine-biology tour with specialist.

Moorea, French Polynesia

5 out of 5
Did excursion through Silversea

Papeete, Tahiti

5 out of 5
Took SS arranged tour to ensure quality and port scheduled event was very elaborate and perhaps too crowded. Could have had the group put into smaller groups with locals

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Excellent
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