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Silja Serenade

Operated by Tallink Silja on the Helsinki Mariehamn, Helsinki Stockholm & Mariehamn Stockholm routes

The luxurious Silja Serenade can carry up to 2,850 passengers and once onboard you’ll feel like you’re on a city break in the middle of Europe. In early 2014 Silja Serenade went over an 6 week makeover to enhance its luxurious travel experience. At the centre of the ship is the Promenade where you’ll find a wide variety of shops, fascinating cafés and high class restaurants. In terms of facilities the Silja Serenade is one of the finest ships in its class and meets the high standards found on all Silja ships.

Onboard Cabins / Reserved Seating

There’s a huge choice of cabins onboard the Silja Serenade ranging from standard inside cabins with bunk beds to luxury suites. All cabins are en-suite, air conditioned and contain a wardrobe, hair dryer, radio and telephone. During the re-fit a couple of the major changes were made to commodore suite, lounge area and three brand new elegant junior suites added to its already outstanding range of accommodation.

Onboard Food and Drink

Silja Serenade’s restaurants serve delicious dishes to suit all tastes. From skilful creations that’ll delight all senses at the fine dining Bon Vivant restaurant to the famous seafood platter at the Happy Lobster fish restaurant or the ’Captain’s Sword’ skewer in El Capitán. You’ll also find a beautiful Italian restaurant, Tavolàta Ristorante Italiano where the menu is stylish but also relaxed offering many portions to share. For a bit of everything head to the Grande Buffet to fill your plate with roe, shrimps, traditional island dishes or tapas. For a snack try Mundo restaurant on the promenade.

There’s no shortage of places to drink onboard the Serenade either! Promenade Bar is ideal for a relaxing drink with friends while Keulabaari on deck 8 is an ideal spot for sipping a glass of bubbly while enjoying the fabulous views. For a taste of England in the Baltic try the Old Port Pub which is an authentic English pub specialising in beer, cider and whisky.

The New York Club & Lounge is a variation of a stylish lounge atmosphere and a party venue. Enjoy your favourite cocktails and listen to live piano music from the moment the ship departs. Later in the evening the place is taken over by karaoke fans and around midnight the restaurant transforms into a club filled with a lively party crowd. The resident DJ plays the hottest club music and the latest hits.

Onboard Shopping

The Promenade on Silja Serenade is a lively shopping street in the middle of the Baltic Sea! Visit the trendy designer shops and purchase world-famous brands at low tax-free prices. Specialist shops include Silja Tax Free for spirits, wines, beer, cigarettes, sweets and food; Silja Perfumes offers the best-known quality brands in perfumes, cosmetics and skin-care; the Fashion shop on the Promenade specialises in accessories for men and women; the Deco shop offers a range of beautiful home necessities and gifts while in the Bon Vivant wine shop you can select from the most fabulous vintage wines. If jewellery, handbags or watches is what you are after then head to the luxury boutique on deck 7.

Additional Onboard Facilities

Roulette, Black Jack, poker games, one-armed bandits, dice games and more are on offer at the Silja Serenade's Casino. It really is a games oasis sparkling with the excitement of playing and the triumph of winning.

In the Bellamare Sauna & Wellbeing centre (deck 5) adults have the choice of numerous treatments. While in the Sunflower Oasis spa you’ll find a hair salon, sun beds and in the summer an bar will be open next to the spar area.

Travelling with Children

In Silja Land, the children’s playroom on the Promenade, you’ll find all kinds of fun activities from a ball pool to games, drawing material and toys. The playroom is supervised by professional assistants. The Sunflower Oasis spa with its whirlpools and water slides is a true paradise for water-loving youngsters so remember to pack the swimming stuff!

Please Note: Whilst we have taken great care in making our Silja Serenade guide as accurate as possible, onboard facilities, services and entertainment may vary depending on the date and time of year that you travel, facilities mentioned may change without notification and ferry companies reserve the right to operate vessels other than those mentioned at time of booking without prior notification.

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Silja Serenade Reviews

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100% of our customers recommended this ship

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  • Catering:3.9
  • Punctuality:4.5
  • Cleanliness:4.2
  • "Wonderful experience"

    Protocol for boarding was simple and efficient. Staff were at hand to assist and guide, very helpful. Facilities bin board were of a high standard. Journey overnight was smooth and afforded a very good nights sleep. Amazing experience over all. Hope to do this again.

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  • "Nice trip"

    Nice trip. First time with a ferry. Not enough to make a detailed comparison/review.

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    Reviewed by Francesco who travelled with Tallink Silja on Silja Serenade

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  • "Excellent"

    What an awesome experience! An amazing journey from Stockholm to Helsinki, with a wonderful midnight sunset as highlight. Room was small (what we already expected), but clean. Friendly staff and great entertainment. We had the buffet for dinner, which I would definitely recommend.

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    Reviewed by Marlieke who travelled with Tallink Silja on Silja Serenade

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  • "Quick and Easy way to travel across the Baltic"

    We were on a 2 week tour of Scandinavia and were on a budget. This ferry offered us a nights accommodation and our longest distance travelled fro approx £50 each. Yes the cabin we had wasn't exactly luxurious but it was clean, had electricity to charge our electronics and an acceptable bathroom. The biggest problem that we had was receiving WIFI signal on our deck however as we wandered further up the ship this wasn't a problem. The staff were excellent - friendly and helpful and could give us tips on what to do and where to go when we arrived in Stockholm. If I were to travel again I may be tempted to pay more for a better cabin but in all honesty for all the time we spent in our cabin it really was perfect for our needs!

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  • "Lovely trip to helsinki"

    This ferry had freindly crew, clean cabins and a selection of entertainment. The fare was reasonable. I would however skip the fast food, as it was attrocious... Perhaps the resteraunts are more worth the wait. Other than that the ferry trip was a lovely surprise as it is much more like a cruise...

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    Reviewed by Amy who travelled with Tallink Silja on Silja Serenade

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  • "Nice smooth sailing"

    Everyone was professional and very helpful. Ship was nice and proper

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    Reviewed by Thomas who travelled with Tallink Silja on Silja Serenade

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  • "Lovely experience"

    We had recently crossed from Stockholm to Helinsinki on Silja Serenade, very nice experience. Booking was done on line and although cabins were at 2nd level ( class), those were good, no issues. Cabin was clean and bathroom was of good size. We had paid extra as made almost last minute booking, i am sure if you book well in advance, can be more economical. The check - in process was efficient and the staff were helpful. Although the weather was not warm that night, so were unable to use the deck and missed the sun set or rise. Although the dinner buffet looked good, we ate in a restaurant and had the best veggie burger. There are many restaurants and food choices, Atlantis and New York with live shows and music. The terminal for Silja is Olympia in Helisinki and you can IA or 2A metro to the central station. Tourist information is about 10 mins walk , close to Viking terminal and have very nice food in the tents. Will recommend Silja over a flight or viking line due to their renovated /new ferries.

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    Reviewed by Manjit who travelled with Tallink Silja on Silja Serenade

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  • "Stockholm to Helsinki"

    I had a wonderful time on the ship. Everything you need is on it and great entertainment.

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  • "Smooth sailing "

    I was very happy with the cabin and the service

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  • "Excellent experience"

    Nice and confortable cruise ship, excellent staff, lot's of fun, confortable cabins. Affordable price

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    Reviewed by Giammaria who travelled with Tallink Silja on Silja Serenade

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  • "Our Ferry Trip, Helsinki to Stockholm."

    We really enjoyed the trip. The ferry was much better than we expected. It was almost like a cruise ship. Our cabin was nice and functional, and we enjoyed the intertainment on board.

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    Reviewed by Pieter who travelled with Tallink Silja on Silja Serenade

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  • "Great over all"

    Helsinki to Stockholm with motorcycle. We booked through Direct ferries and got different options on the website for an advantageous price. The serive onboard was great, great food especially for me as I'm a vegetarian. All staff was very friendly och competent which I among other things liked when we were parking our motorcycles.

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    Reviewed by Lars who travelled with Tallink Silja on Silja Serenade

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  • "Nice trip on board the Silja Seremade"

    Nice reception with a good photographer who makes nice photographs, Nice cabin, better than expected for economy class. Good-sized beds with good mattresses, very comfortable. Onboard entertainment was fun and for very reasonable prices. Friendly staff. Nice ship, luxuriously furnished.

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  • "Great overnight"

    The absolute best way to travel between Stockholm and Finland!

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    Reviewed by Marvin who travelled with Tallink Silja on Silja Serenade

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  • "Spectacular journey"

    Ship very well fitted and with plenty of food and entertainment options - very much like a cruise liner in approach. Car loading and unloading time consuming. Italian restaurant pleasant and cabin comfortable. Shops and entertainment choices interesting and enjoyable.

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  • "Silja Serenade/ Symphony"

    A very pleasent trip on Silja Serenade and Silja Symphonie! Entertainment, shopping and food. Pleased with everything!

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  • "St.Hel."

    Det was very good.

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    Reviewed by Muslim who travelled with Tallink Silja on Silja Serenade

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  • "Nice trip"

    We had a nice sailing in beautiful summer weather, so we sat on deck long into the night! We had a 4 berth cabin on deck two and that worked very well for us.

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  • "friendly staff and professional service"

    We recently travelled between stockholm and helsinki; the trip was very enjoyable due to the staff on the boat that were professional and friendly. A great experience and one that I would recommend to others.

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  • "Excellent trip with Serenade"

    Had an Excellent trip from Stockholm to Helsinki with a friendly staff! Steinar Bjørnstad Will go with you again!

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    Reviewed by Rolf Steinar who travelled with Tallink Silja on Silja Serenade

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