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Abu Dhabi MSC Fantasia Cruise Reviews

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My worst experience

Review for MSC Fantasia to Transatlantic

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Mathieu

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

I made this cruise with MSC and never had such a bad experience. I reported my complaints at MSC and the even refused a compensation!!!!!! The transfer was a mess, the embarkation was very bad. I booked an Aurea Suite(!) no window to open nor a balcony. I asked for a swap but was told off by the receptionist. In the bars (from an Italian ship) there was no Martini available nor Aperol. ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Suite

Traveled with disabled person


Don't go; it really is the worst cruise I've ever been on !!

Review for MSC Fantasia to Middle East

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Shirleytully08

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

Cruised onboard fantasia departing from Abu Dhabi on the 19/03/2017 My honest advise would be don't go it really is as bad as all the other reviews. We decided to try MSC as we liked the itinerary and the price was very competitive compared to the other cruise lines. We have been on many other cruises with RC and Celebrity and can honestly say your better off to pay more !! The food is really ...
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Sail Date: March 2017


A glimpse of the Arabian Gulf on a surprisingly good ship.

Review for MSC Fantasia to Middle East

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shiny49

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

I chose this cruise after a short 'taster' cruise last year on Splendida. We were so impressed with the service after years with RCI that we decided to give MSC another try. We were not dissapointed. Boarding in Abhu Dhabi was Quick and effortless. The ship was immaculate, easily on a par to RCI. Staff were without exception friendly and helpful. Trip was a little spoilt by unseasonable poor ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Money taken from safe. Avoid MSC

Review for MSC Fantasia to Middle East

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Silent1958

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

This was our first cruise with MSC after 6 with Thomson’s. We cruised from Abu Dhabi on the 19/03/2017 for 7 nights. On arrival at ship we were informed that itinerary had been changed. We had a Balcony cabin and up-graded to a Premium drinks package. The ship was full with the majority of the clients not English. Notes are as follows: - 1 - Embarkation = OK. Arrived at Ship at 08:30 and got ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Worst Cruise I’ve ever been on

Review for MSC Fantasia to Middle East

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Paul Wilkinson

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Well, I’ve just come back from a MSC Cruise, to say I was disappointed would be very polite, we sailed from Abu Dhabi, Sir Bani Yas Island, Qatar, Bahrain and finishing in Dubai on the MSC Fantasia, firstly the locations visited was great Qatar and Bahrain are a must, secondly the ship, the staff at the bars and restaurants are very pleasant, however the staff on the reception and the shops was ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Worst cruise ever

Review for MSC Fantasia to Middle East

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aussie.aussie

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

This has to be the worse cruise I have ever been on. Did a Mediterranean cruise Feb, 2017 and will never sail MSC again. I was on a conference on board with about 90 people, and the majority felt very similar to how I felt. Our room a balcony was fine, comfortable and clean. Very small, too small for 2 people. BAD POINTS first- 1.Food- it wasn't bad, but only word I can use is "ordinary". I ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Outstanding

Review for MSC Fantasia to Middle East

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sealife19

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

This is our fourth cruise with MSC having been initially reluctant to try an Italian cruise line.The ship is beautiful and maintained to a very high standard. We found the restaurant to be of a very high standard. But please don't expect a traditional 3 course meal. The food is very European and consists of up to 5 courses. Our wait staff were very attentive and made our dining experience very ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Mixed Experience - mainly due to staff - Overall Good

Review for MSC Fantasia to Middle East

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Traveller250

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

Itinerary was key to a revisit to the middle east, celebrating 50th year and wanted something that would be memorable to my family and myself We were not cruise newbies having travelled on RC and Celebrity Cruises in the past, this was our first suite experience and we were very pleased with the facilities and the aurea package which is well worthwhile Excursions and team were varied and ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Suite

Traveled with children


Worst Cruising Experience

Review for MSC Fantasia to Middle East

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oscardove

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

To be honest, I’m not usually one for these reviews as having read some in the past, they seem pretty hard to believe or they don’t allow me to put myself in their shoes, hence I haven’t taken too much notice of them. So….you may use or ignore my FACTUAL experiences on this ship. It’s totally up to you. However, I do NOT want to see people missing out on their well-earned breaks without knowing ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


The Good the Bad and the Fantasia

Review for MSC Fantasia to Middle East

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Wash Angel

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

Review MSC Fantasia Dubai/Abu Dhabi etc..... We had a standard balcony cabin on deck 13 and it was one of the better cabins in terms of design compared to P&O, Carnival etc. The bathroom had no shaving mirror but hey! Breakfast buffet on deck 14 was the same every day but offered good choices. The only omission was that there was no mushrooms and to make toast you had to queue to use one of ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


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