Silver Spirit Review

Silversea Cruises
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  • Overall Rating: 4.5-stars 4.5
  • Expert Rating:5.0-stars 5.0
  • Traveler Rating:4.0-stars 3.8
    • Couples: 3.7
    • Families w/ young children: N/A
    • Families w/ older children: N/A
    • Singles/Friends: 5.0
    • Groups: 3.0
  • Health Rating:
  • Price: $$$$
  • Year Built: 2009
  • Ship Size: S
  • Total Cabins: 270
  • Restaurants: 6
  • Pools: 1

How it Ranks: Silver Spirit ranks #2 out of 5 Silversea Cruises Cruise Ships based on an analysis of expert and user ratings, as well as health ratings.

Built in 2009, Silver Spirit is the newest addition to the Silversea Cruises fleet. While Silver Spirit can carry up to 540 guests (more than any other Silversea vessel) it doesn't compromise on service: the crew-to-passenger ratio is just less than 1-to-2. Though service is not quite as personalized as on other Silversea ships, previous cruisers say the staff was hospitable from start to finish. Aside from its size,  Silver Spirit sets itself apart from its peers with a few unique amenities. For instance, the ship's all-suite accommodations are the largest in the fleet, and 95 percent of them offer private verandas. Each suite comes with butler service, convertible twin-to-queen-sized beds, Pratesi bed linens and a full bath and separate shower. But spacious suites aren't the ship's only anomaly: Silver Spirit also houses the Seishin Restaurant — an Asian fusion outpost open for lunch and dinner. Should  you prefer to have music accompany your entrees, the ship also offers Stars Supper Club — another venue exclusive to Silver Spirit that provides dinner, dancing and nightclub-style entertainment. (The ship also offers Silversea mainstays, like Le Champagne — a Relais & Châteaux-affiliated restaurant — plus four other dining venues.) The extra space also allows for a roomier spa — 8,300 square feet, to be exact. When you're not getting pampered, take advantage of the ship's other activities like fitness classes, casino games and enrichment courses. Come nightfall, unwind in one of three bars, or catch a performance at The Show Lounge.

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Silver Spirit Cabins

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Silver Spirit Deck Plans

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Disclaimers about ship ratings: A ship's Health Rating is based on vessel inspection scores published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). If a ship did not receive a CDC score within 22 months prior to the calculation of its Overall Rating, its Health Rating appears as N/A; in such a case, the ship's Overall Rating is calculated using the average Health Rating of all CDC-rated ships within the cruise line. All ship Traveler Ratings are based on ratings provided under license by Cruiseline.com.