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Silver Cloud Expedition Cruise Review
4.5 / 5.0
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Disappointing experience on favorite cruise line

Silver Cloud Expedition Cruise Review by Yankoz

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: Jun 2019
  • Destination: the British Isles & Western Europe
  • Cabin Type: Midship Veranda Suite

I chose this expedition because of its’ interesting ports of call and its departure under the Tower Bridge. (Magic!) A bonus was finding ourselves in the Channel on the eve of D Day and in Guernsey on D Day. Unfortunately a big storm came in that night and we had to miss 3 or 4 of the next ports. It was an expedition cruise and this is to be expected. The ship has been updated beautifully - great showers in the bathrooms, even with seats. Deluxe cabins are very comfortable. Public areas attractive and as comfortable as when I first sailed her in 2002. Terrific. The reception, butler/housekeeping staff, bar and dining room staff are as wonderful as Silversea has always produced. They’re great. On this cruise their line let them down. The expedition staff, not so much! As a now solo traveller (widowed) I commend Silversea for making solo travellers comfortable and included in their voyages. There were plumbing/sewage issues from boarding time onwards which affected a number of decks and many passengers. The cruise was brought into Reykjavik a day early (which it seems to have done on other cruises, I see). Disappointingly, Silversea has not responded to my comments and complaints. Very disappointing for a formerly very loyal Silversea cruiser.

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Cabin Review

Midship Veranda Suite
Cabin DV 602

Cabin (bought as GTY), though too far forward, was wonderfully comfortable for me as a solo traveler. Bathroom is great. Shower with a seat. I loved it.

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