Published On: Wed, Nov 12th, 2014

10 most praised ultra-luxury cruise ships in 2014

8eb2ffc7be0a47eeb01e8a27ec498832For those judicious travelers who select and critique the ultra-luxury sector, even those ships have variable rankings.

CruiseCompete has reviews from thousands of cruise travelers, who provide insight into cruise lines, ships, amenities, service, dining and the destinations the lines visit. This information is particularly helpful to cruise consumers when choosing their next ultra-luxury cruise vacation.

CruiseCompete has tabulated the ratings given to ultra-luxury cruise ships in its reviews, and the results are below for the Ultra-Luxury category:

Line
Ship
Rating

1. SeaDream Yacht Club
SeaDream I
5

2. Crystal Cruises
Crystal Serenity
4.89

3. Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Seven Seas Voyager
4.83

4. Paul Gauguin
MS Paul Gauguin
4.81

5. Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Seven Seas Mariner
4.78

6. Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Seven Seas Navigator
4.75

7. Silversea Cruises
Silver Shadow
4.57

8. Crystal Cruises
Crystal Symphony
4.56

9. Seabourn
Seabourn Sojourn
4.56

10. SeaDream Yacht Club
SeaDream II
4.25

One of the most significant aspects of the ultra-luxury lines is the amenities included in their cruise packages. These ships are designed to feel like floating country clubs or boutique hotels; one where a passenger’s every whim is indulged and there’s no need to keep a wallet handy for extra expenses.