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Overview

Built in 2001 and last refurbished in 2017, Silver Whisper can accommodate up to 382 luxury-seeking passengers. With 302 staff members on board and a nearly 1-to-1 crew-to-guest ratio, the ship maintains a higher standard of service than some competitors. The crew members' efficiency and attention to detail earned the ship high marks from many recent cruisers. Silver Whisper is set to receive a facelift to its public spaces and suites in December 2018. 

Guests appreciated the all-suite cabins, which range from 287 to 1,264 square feet. More than 80 percent feature private teak balconies. Amenities include walk-in closets, minifridges and full marble baths with separate showers. Silver Whisper offers an array of daytime activities geared toward older travelers, including enrichment courses and afternoon tea, in addition to a casino, a spa, a salon and a pool deck.

Like its sister ship, Silver Shadow, Silver Whisper touts four onboard restaurants, including the Relais & Châteaux-affiliated La Dame. Round out a day at sea with a show in the performance theater or at one of the several cocktail lounges. 

In 2018-19, Silver Whisper sails to San FranciscoBarbados, Tahiti, Sydney and more destinations throughout Asia, Europe, Canada and Australia

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Built in 2001 and last refurbished in 2017, Silver Whisper can accommodate up to 382 luxury-seeking passengers. With 302 staff members on board and a nearly 1-to-1 crew-to-guest ratio, the ship maintains a higher standard of service than some competitors. The crew members' efficiency and attention to detail earned the ship high marks from many recent cruisers. Silver Whisper is set to receive a facelift to its public spaces and suites in December 2018. 

Guests appreciated the all-suite cabins, which range from 287 to 1,264 square feet. More than 80 percent feature private teak balconies. Amenities include walk-in closets, minifridges and full marble baths with separate showers. Silver Whisper offers an array of daytime activities geared toward older travelers, including enrichment courses and afternoon tea, in addition to a casino, a spa, a salon and a pool deck.

Like its sister ship, Silver Shadow, Silver Whisper touts four onboard restaurants, including the Relais & Châteaux-affiliated La Dame. Round out a day at sea with a show in the performance theater or at one of the several cocktail lounges. 

In 2018-19, Silver Whisper sails to San FranciscoBarbados, Tahiti, Sydney and more destinations throughout Asia, Europe, Canada and Australia

Ship Size
S
Price
$$$$
Year Built
2001

Pros & Cons

  • Refurbishment in December 2018

  • Fewer dining options than some other Silversea ships

4.30Scorecard
  • 4.5Expert Rating »
  • 3.9Traveler Rating »
  • 5.0Health Rating »

Rankings

Silver Whisper ranks #3 out of 5 Silversea Cruises Cruise Ships based on an analysis of expert and user ratings, as well as health ratings.

Cabins

Silver Whisper offers a wide range of accomodation options. Browse cabins to find the stateroom that suits your needs.

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Deck Plans

Silver Whisper contains 7 decks. Find out which features are available on each Silver Whisper deck.

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Traveler Reviews

A ship’s traveler rating is provided under license by Cruiseline.com , which manages one of the largest databases of cruise reviews and ratings by travelers. A total of 16 guests have reviewed Silver Whisper, giving it a rating of 3.9 on a scale of 1-5.

Cruiseline Travel Rating:

3.9 out of 5(16 reviews)

Reviews by Traveler Type

Couples64.7%
Singles/Friends23.5%
Families w/older children5.9%
Groups5.9%
Families w/young children0%
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Ship Photos

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