How Does Silversea Compare to a 5-Star Caribbean Hotel?

Silver Wind Caribbean Cruise1
5-Star Hotel2
INCLUSIONS:   Per Person, Per Night, at Double
7-nights:   Per Person, Per Night, at Double
Accommodations:   $430 per person $3,010   $250 per person $1,750
Destination:   The vessel transports guests to the
following cities without
packing/unpacking: San Juan,
Basseterre, Castries, Bridgetown,
Roseau, Dehaies, and Road Town.
$0   Guests must fly between two
Caribbean cities if they wish to
include at least two destinations in
their 7 night experience.
Room Features:   All suites with ocean views, 80% with private teak veranda     All rooms have balcony, with harbour or city view  
Meals:   All Included: ocean-view restaurant,
terrace & poolside dining, in-suite dining,
24-hr room service, snacks
$0   Breakfast: $25 (x7)
Lunch: $30 (x7)
Dinner: $75 (x7)
Wine with Meals:   Included $0   House Wine $7 per glass
(3 per person, per day)
Non-Alcoholic Beverages (soft drinks, mineral water)   Included $0   $6 each (4 per person, per day) $168
Open Bar   Included – Wines, Spirits & Champagne
throughout the vessel
$0   Cash Bar: $10 premium brand cocktail NA
(one hour open bar, hot & cold hors d'oeuvres):
  Included (unlimited) $0   $70 per person (3 receptions) $210
In Room Bar & Beverage Cabinet:   Complimentary $0   Maybe (at a fee) NA
Welcome Bottle of Champagne:   Complimentary Champagne $0   $100 per bottle $100
Meeting Space:   Complimentary $0   Room Rental Negotiable - labour and setup fees additional NA
A.V. Equipment:   Standard AV included $0   $2,000 per meeting (standard AV, labour rates, sercive charge and sales tax x 3 meetings) $15
Meeting Breaks:   Complimentary $0   $40 per person (2 breaks daily x 3 meetings) $120
Entertainment:   Included: Show Lounge with cabaret-style shows, variety acts, special performances and feature films $0   $30,000 ($15,000 x 2 special events) $102
Gratuities & Tax:   Included $0   Above rates include 7% tax on accommodation, 16%
tax on meeting rooms, A/V etc., and 15% sales tax on
all food & beverage pricing.
TOTAL PROGRAM:   $3,010 per person     $3,922 per person  

The Results...

Over $260,000 in Savings (based on 294 guests)
More Amenities for Less
An Experience Beyond Compare

1Based on a 7-night full-charter of the Silver Wind (capacity 294/147 suites), sailing in the Caribbean in March 2016.
2Based on 7-night program at 5-star properties in the Bahamas/Caribbean with 147 Run-of-House rooms (294 persons) in March 2016. Prices are estimated based on average banquet menu prices.