Silja Symphony
Helsinki - Stockholm


A cruise on M/S Silja Symphony is like a city break in Middle-Europe: imagine yourself walking on a shopping street! The heart of the ship is the pedestrian street Promenade, where you can find a wide variety of shops, fascinating cafés and high standard restaurants. This Autumn Silja Symphony will get a makeover and she will be even more gorgeous than before!

  • • New Grande Buffet restaurant
  • • New and cosy Italian restaurant Tavolata
  • • New Sushi & Co restaurant
  • • Twice as big Tax Free Superstore
  • • New playroom for children
  • • New Shops on Promenade
  • • Three new Junior Suites
  • • Renewed Commodore cabins and Lounge area
  • • Upgraded Sunflower Oasis Spa
  • Renewal »
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Entertainment & cruise programme onboard Silja Symphony »



Executive suite

Beautiful, spacious and luxurious, 75m2 executive suite on deck 11. The cabin has been fully renovated in January 2013. Attractive furnishing in living room. The execituve suite comprises a bedroom with double bed, dressing room, flat screen-TV, Blu-ray Disc player, radio, bar desk with refrigerator and espresso machine. Own sauna with whirlpool bath and bathrobes. Also a bottle of Ship's champagne, refreshments, fruits, cabin service and Bon Vivant breakfast are included. Free entrance to Sunflower Oasis Sauna section.

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An exclusive separate Commodore lounge with bar and sauna. Complimentary afternoon coffee / tea and pastries. Magazines available. The Commodore hosts are at your service with, e.g., table reservations.

De Luxe Conference

Three special suites for conference groups of 8-12 persons at the fore end of the ship on deck 9. The sizes of the suites are 53, 45 and 39 sqm. A sea view in the conference room, and conference equipment. Bedroom (for 2 persons) without window, movable twin bed. One of the suites has a sauna and dressing room (extra charge). The price includes conference services, refreshments and the special breakfast.


Beautiful, spacious and luxurious, 25m2 cabins for 1-2 people on decks 10 and 11. The cabins are located in a separate section at the fore end of the ship. The cabins with balconies have bathtubs instead of shower cubicles. Cabins have a double bed (the beds can be moved apart in cabins with balconies) and the sofa converts into an extra bed for 1-2 children, flat screen-TV, trouser press. Cabin service. Bon Vivant breakfast and complimentary refreshments and fruits are included.
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An exclusive separate Commodore lounge with bar and sauna. Complimentary afternoon coffee / tea and pastries. Magazines available. The Commodore hosts are at your service with, e.g., table reservations.

De Luxe

Elegant and spacious, 14m2 cabins for 2 persons on deck 11. The windows overlook the Promenade or the sea. DeLuxe cabins with a sea view have an extra bed for a child under 17 years. Cabins have double bed (separable), flat screen-TV, trouser press, complimentary refreshments in the minibar. The special breakfast is included.


Cabin for max 6 persons, of which at least two are children, on decks 8 to 11. This cabin class is reserved for families travelling together Cabins may only be reserved for families with children consisting of at least 5 members. Cabins have TV and refrigerator. Breakfast is not included in the price.


High-class, 11m2 cabins with sea view for 2-4 persons on decks 5 and 8-11. The lower beds can be converted into a double bed. There is also TV in A-class cabins. Cabins for disabled (not on deck 5) and passengers travelling with pets also available.


High-quality 11m2 cabins for 2-4 people with windows overlooking the Promenade. The lower beds can be converted into a double bed. Decks 8-11. Cabins also for allergic persons and disabled.


11m2 inside cabins for 2-4 persons on decks 5, 9, 10, 11 (the lower beds can be converted into a double bed). Some of the cabins are for allergic persons and for passengers travelling with pets.


11 m2 inside cabins for 2-4 persons on deck 2. In some of the cabins there are 2 upper and 2 lower beds. The lower beds can be converted into a double bed. Cabins also for allergic persons and for persons who have household pets with them.

Special cabins

Cabins for allergic persons
Cabins for 2-4 persons (in B-Class only 2-person cabins) on deck 8 furnished with non-allergic materials. Cabin price according to chosen cabin class (Promenade Class or B-Class).

Cabins for passengers travelling with pets
Cabins for 2-4 persons travelling with pets on deck 2 and 11. Cabin price according to chosen cabin class (A-, B-, or C-Classes).

Cabins for the disabled persons
Spacious 14 m2 cabins for 2-3 persons that are specially equipped for the disabled on deck 8. Cabin price according to chosen cabin class (A-Class or Promenade Class).


Buffet Symphony (GRANDE BUFFET from 16.10.2014)

The best Buffet tables on the Baltic Sea are waiting for you on all Tallink Silja ships! The quality of the Buffet's starters, main courses and desserts is ensured through carefully selected suppliers and the well-honed skills of our master chefs. Delicacies from the archipelago, which we obtain direct from small producers in the Turku, Åland and Stockholm archipelagos, bring added colour to the buffet. Beer, white and red wine, and soft drinks are included in the price of the meal. Our staff is happy to take other drink orders upon request. All of Silja Line's restaurants are non-smoking.

Here you can also eat delicious breakfast every morning.

Bistro Maxime (Tavolàta from 16.10.2014)

Relaxed restaurant with timeless Scandinavian-Provencal ambience. It offers fine, unhurried dining for adults as well as children. There are always new tasty experiences for the adventurous, as well as delicious classics. Bistro Maxime's exquisite dishes are made with high-quality ingredients and service is considerate and personal. Each dish finds its ideal accompaniment on the wine list. Choose your starter and dessert from the menu, or try our popular starter and dessert buffet. As far as possible, each dish is always available lactose-free and gluten-free.

Happy Lobster

The most famous fish and shellfish restaurant on the Baltic Sea that always serves fresh seafood. The chef prepares the menu based to the catch of the day, which means that part of the menu changes daily.

Happy Lobster menu »
Happy Lobster wine list »
Children's menu »

el capitán

The heart of this restaurant is the grill, where juicy meat, poultry and vegetable dishes are prepared. The menu offers selections that cater to every appetite, ranging from hefty portions to light meals.

El Capitánin menu »
El Capitán wine list »

Children's menu »

Bon Vivant, Wine bar & shop 

A fine dining restaurant, with seasonal and themed menus. The menu also includes suggestions for wines to accompany the dishes. Expert service and an excellent wine selection will complete your gastronomic experience.

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Wine bar overlooking the Promenade is a perfect place for wine tasting. It's a great place for some aperitifs before dinner or socializing with friends during the night. Ask recommendations from wine experts and buy some top quality wines for home as well!

Bon Vivant - restaurant menu »
Bon Vivant - restaurant wine list »
Bon Vivant Tax Free - wine list »
Menu Signature 16.10.2014-8.1.2015 »
Children's menu »


Mundo is a straightforward cafe & restaurant for quick meals and pleasant conversation. If you feel like having a sandwich, salad, slice of pizza or meatballs come here!

café orient until 6.9.2014

An orient-style, smoke-free cafeteria, offering coffee and tea, sweet and salty snacks, refreshments, aperitifs and drinks. Cafeteria customers can also avail themselves of the Internet service. During the renewal project this Cafe will be removed and the Tax Free supermarket will be expanded on it's place. From 16.10 after renewal you can enjoy light meals in the new Sushi & Co restaurant on Promende!  


A genuine English pub, specialising in beer, cider and whisky. In the evenings, a live musician will entertain you.


An ideal place for a relaxed time with friends. It also offers a convenient spot to pass the time while waiting for a table at the Happy Lobster or El Capitán.


Casino is a special game oasis, offering roulette, blackjack, poker games slot machines. The Just Bar offers an especially good selection of whiskies.

Atlantis Palace

The entertainment in the dance and show restaurant Atlantis Palace is provided by international dance bands, as well as by our bartenders, who create ever more fantastic drinks, even according to your wishes! Atlantis Palace is located in the fore of the ship on decks 7 and 8.

New York Club & Lounge

New York Club & Lounge is a variation of a stylish lounge atmosphere and a party place for young adults. New York Club & Lounge offers excellent opportunities for enjoying the seascape and take an aperitif before dinner. Enjoy your favorite coctails and admire the sea views! Later in the evening the place is taken over by karaoke fans! Just before midnight restaurant transforms into a club filled with a lively party crowd. DJ will play the hottest club music and ever green hits.

New York Club & Lounge is located on deck 13.


Silja TaxFree

Silja TaxFree is a fully stocked tax-free shop where you can shop for spirits, wines, beer, cigarettes, sweets and food. Our knowledgeable staff will help you make your choices among the best wine selection on the Baltic. Use your full entitlement and save money!.

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After the renewal project from 16.10.2014 onwards Silja Perfumes and Silja TaxFree will be united into one new modern shopping area!

silja perfumes

Silja Perfumes offers the best-known quality brands in perfumes, cosmetics and skin-care. Test the products and make use of the extensive product knowledge of our professional sales assistants. Here you can find the latest from Biotherm, Clarins, Guerlain, YSL, Shiseido, L´Occitane, The Body Shop, Smashbox etc.

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After the renewal project from 16.10.2014 onwards Silja Perfumes and Silja TaxFree will be united into one new modern shopping area!


The Fashion shop on the Promenade specialises in accessories for men and women. In this shop you can find trendy brands at low sea prices, including Jackpot, Hilfiger, Camel Active, Marc O'Polo, Mexx, Esprit, Bandolera, Sandwich, Blend He ja She, MAC,Seidensticker, Serpenttiini...

Trend Shop

We live in the hectic cycle of fashion - for your benefit. Wellknown and emerging brands, evergreen classics and hot trends - all available on board! Now twice its former size and located on the Promenade, Trend Shop is a treasure chest of accessories, jewellery, bags and shoes. The top designer brands available include Tommy Hilfiger, Elle, More&More, Esprit, SixtySeven, Snö, Pilgrim and Marimekko. 

Gifts and Toys

Gifts and Toys shop serves the little ones, as well as adults! In this shop you will find the latest children's CDs, DVDs and games, as well as children's clothing. Also lot of home decoration items, Scandinavian design, such as Pentik, Iittala, Sagaform and Marimekko. In addition, you will find gift items, Moomin products, Angry Birds etc. The selection varies depending on the season – you can find always something fun and new! 

Bon Vivant

You can make real finds in the Bon Vivant wine shop, located on the Promenade next to the wine bar. Sample and enjoy the wines, compare the most fabulous vintage wines and make your choice with the help of our specialist.

Silja Symphony Bon Vivant Restaurant Wine list » (pdf)
Silja Symphony Bon Vivant TaxFree Wine list » (pdf)

Bellamare sauna & Wellbeing

Hera Salongid Spa Service will offer a wide selection of cosmetic treatments in Silja Symphony Bellamare Sauna & Wellbeing department. You can book the treatments in advance together with your cruise ticket 3 days before the departure at the latest. In this wellness area Bellamare Sauna & Wellbeing adults can find a refreshing and harmonical for beautiful moments. Treat yourself and relax in Bellamare's warm, oriental atmosphere. 

Opening hours: 9.00–11.00 & 15.00-23.00.

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Enjoy a refreshing drink while relaxing on the comfortable chairs in the lounge area. There are three saunas, one turkish sauna and traditional Finnish saunas for men and women. You are welcome to use the saunas freely and as long as you like before or after the treatment.

Bellamare Sauna & Wellbeing is located on deck 5.
Check the selection of beauty treatments and prices » (pdf). 

Sunflower Oasis

The tropical atmosphere in Sunflower oasis on deck 12 is relaxing for the whole family. Simply enjoy and relax in the bubbles of the jacuzzi, in sauna or in the pool bar. Private saunas are available for 1-10 persons.

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Open: 7.30-09.30 and 13.00-22.00. Bathing time 1,5 hours.
Pricelist: Adults 8 €,  Children 6-11 yrs. 4 €,  Children 1-5 yrs. 2 € *
Morning sauna: Adutls 4 €, children 6-11 yrs. 2 €, children 1-5 yrs. 1 €
Private saunas: Family sauna (1-5 persons) 75 €/per hour
Group sauna (max. 10 persons) 165 €/per hour
Swimming suit 2 €
Extra towel 1 €

*) not recommended for children under 1 year old due to high concentration of chlorine in pools

Salon Symphony

Cheer yourself up: have a new haircut or a new haircolor! Let our professionals help you. Salo Symphony is located on Deck 5.
Opening hours: 14.00-22.00 local time. Reservations 14.00-22.00, tel. 6234 (onboard), +358 9 180 4031 (in Helsinki harbor time)


Step in through the tentacles of the octopus! 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, and, naturally, lots of new friends to play with. The playroom is supervised by professional cruise assistants. Strollers for rent are available.

Silja Land is located on deck 7.

welcome to have fun with moomin!

During school holidays children are our guests of honor! We have organized lots of fun activities during the cruise. We are the official Sea Carrier of the Moomin character. Welcome to say hello to him on Silja Symphony and Silja Serenade 1.6.-16.8.2014. In the early evening a special Moomin disco is held in the big Atlantis Palace!


souvenirs for kids

In the Gift & Electronincs Shop on deck 7 you can pick up clothes for children or toys from Legos to Barbie dolls and teddy bears. The Parfumerie offers trendy make-up and fragrances for teenage girls. The Tax-Free Market is a heaven for candy lovers! Fun special sweets and lots of treats you cannot find on land!

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other services

Find out useful information from the links below:

Info »
Information Desk is open 24/7. You can exchange currency, get the cruise program and ask tips for your destination. Info Desk is located on deck 7.
Safety deposit »
There are free lockers for valuables in ship's Information Desk. The cruise line is not liable for property left in the cabin.
Currency exchange and slot machines »
Currency exchange point is located in the ship's Information Desk, deck 7.  Slot machines are operated with Swedish and euro coins. 
Soft drink machines »
You can find several soft drink machines on board. Machines work with euro coins. 
Luggage storage »
There are no lockers for luggage on Silja Symphony, but a separate storage room on deck 7.
Internet connection »
Free WiFi connection in Conference area, Cafe Orient, Bistro Maxime, Atlantis Palace, Casino bar, Promenade bar, Old Port Pub, Commodore Lounge and DeLuxe conference rooms. Satellite connection during voyage is occasionally slow.
Embarkation »
Deck 7. 

Technical Information

Built: 1991
Built by: Masa Yards, Turku
Registry port: Stockholm, Sweden
Length: 203m
Breadth: 31.5m
Draught: 7.1m
Speed: 21 knots
Passengers: 2,852
Cabins: 995
Passenger cars: 395

Terminal in helsinki

South Harbor, Olympiaterminal 

Eteläsatama, Olympiaranta 1, 00140 Helsinki 
Tel. 0600 15 700 
Fax (09) 180 4311


Södra Hamnvägen 46, 115 74 Stockholm ( Box 27295, 102 53 Stockholm)

Tel. +46 8 222 140
Fax +46 8 667 1460


Buffet Symphony will turn into a Grande Buffet. The new Grand Buffet restaurant will offer wide selection of international and Scandinavian delicacies in a modern atmospere.


A new Italian Tavolata Ristorante Italiano will replace Bistro Maxime. This is a place where the whole family can meet and dine together. Tavolata is a unique and stylish Italian restaurant with a relaxed menu. Choose portions to share with your friends and family - everything is fresh! Children and groups have their own special menus. Heart of the restaurant is Salumeria, where large part of the antipasti is made. You can also buy deli products such as olive oil and pesto. In the same restaurant we will also offer the special breakfast for passengers travelling in DeLuxe-class cabin.

DECK 7, Sushi & Co

The new, relaxed Sushi & Co. on the Silja Symphony serves fresh and delicious food from morning till night. In addition to sushi, the restaurant serves a broad selection of other products – salads, sandwiches, healthy snacks, coffees and superb desserts. At dinnertime, sushi chefs prepare sushi dishes according to your wishes; at other times, you can enjoy fresh dishes prepared on the premises. Drop in for breakfast, lunch, coffee or dinner! This new restaurant will replace children's playroom, which will have new and better place on deck 5.


The current Silja Tax Free and the Silja Perfumes on Promenade, deck 7, will be connected into one large Tax Free Superstore on deck 6. The new modern and magnificent shopping area will be almost twice as big as the current one - altogether 1115m2!


Women's and men's Fashion Shop (150m2) will replace the current Silja Parfumes store on deck 7. And a new children's store Kids & Toys (55m2) will take place in the current clothing store. Additionally new Luxury Boutique will have products such as jewellery, handbags and watches. Electronic Shop (30m2) will offer small electronic devices. In total shopping opportunitied will be increased by 51%.


Three elegant new Junior Suites with a whirlpool. The interior decor is inspired by different seasons in the nature. Cabins are styled as Spring, Summer & Autumn and designed by the Finnish Interior Architect Marjut Nousiainen. Price includes special breakfast, refreshments in the refrigerator and entrance to the Commodore Lounge.

DECKS 10 & 11: Commodore cabins and lounge

All Commodore cabins and the lounge will be renewed: textiles and carpets, as well as part of the furniture will be changed. The surfice of each cabin will remain the same. The surrounding archipelago, sea, harmony and beach have been an inspiration for the new design. Finnish Interior Architect Marjut Nousiainen is also in charge of the facelift in Commodore cabins and lounge.

DECK 12, Sunflower Oasis Spa

Sunflower Oasis spa area will be fully modernized and renovated. A new bar will be built next to the Spa area on the outdoor deck. It will serve customer during summer season. After the renovation the Sunflower Oasis Spa will be much brighter and more pleasant for the whole family: all the old pools will be changed and children will get new furniture and slide. Watch this animated video from sister ship Silja Serenade  »


Silja Land will move from deck 7 to deck 5 instead of Bellamare beauty center. A completely new play area is designed together with architect Heikki Mattila and kids who attended a workshop. We wanted to hear what would the kids like and many ideas will come true! There will be among many other things a climbing wall, ice cream bar, Lego workshop area, Moomin house and lot of funny decorations in this modern and colorful playroom.