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MSC Opera ....A Unique Experience...??
"I will start by saying this is my very first time writing a review and felt it necessary as this cruise experience was different than any other of the 14 cruises I have taken. We were quite excited to be..."Read More
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Clean Ship - Everything Else Disappointing

Review for MSC Opera to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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yakety sax

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

It had a very good itinerary of destinations, at the right time for our plans. The destinations were great. The ship was very clean and comfortable. The food was awful. Very little selection, very slow service, very bland tasting, very little portions, very plain food. The pizza and baked fish were good. Everything was for sale - that normally comes standard with most quality cruises. ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Saint-Tropez

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

4 Helpful Votes


You get what you pay for, hard working crew....

Review for MSC Opera to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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David Watt

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

I picked this cruise for the price as a solo traveller as I thought the itinerary was good for the time of the year (Dec), overall I got good value for money as the ship was clean and the crew hard working. The food in the buffet was good Italian fare with hotdogs and burgers always a favourite for the kids and grown up's alike. The big let down for me was the standard of food in the restaurants ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Departure Port: Nevis

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom

4 Helpful Votes


Party Ship

Review for MSC Opera to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Cranleigh Man

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

This was our first cruise with M.S.C. cruises and we chose this cruise for the itinerary not the ship. Before we booked our cruise we looked on various websites for reviews on the Opera but there was not many, and what there was were not very good. The majority of the passengers were from Italy as you would expect as this cruise line is Italian and sailing from Venice. If anyone is looking for a ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Departure Port: Rostock (Warnemunde)

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom

1 Helpful Vote


Disappointing

Review for MSC Opera to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Besswest

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We felt there was a lot of waiting in lines. But the guests were very rude, arrogant & pushy. And people invade your space. Waiting for a shuttle bus, for approx 200 people and only one arrived a fight broke out. There needs to be more organisation. There is hardly any waiting staff around the pool & go to the bar you would die of thirst waiting to be served. The ship is clean, but in parts ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Departure Port: Rostock (Warnemunde)

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

4 Helpful Votes


MSC Opera

Review for MSC Opera to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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CO-SOS

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We took this cruise because the itinerary was good, the price was right and it dovetailed with the end of a land tour that we took in Croatia. However, we did not anticipate that the ship would be full of Italians on Easter holiday with their children, or that some port and shopping activities would be completely closed due to the holiday. The reviews on MSC Opera are not as bad as some ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Departure Port: Rostock (Warnemunde)

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

31 Helpful Votes


Noisy - couldn’t sleep but lovely kids club

Review for MSC Opera to Mediterranean

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LdFd

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

I have a child and this cruise offered interesting places, at the right time, offering a kids club.. While the rooms were clean and neat and the food ok, the real downside was our noisy cabin right above a night club disco. They were unable to move anyone and as the bass was so strong and volume so loud I tried to have the music level lowered. There was lip service paid to my complaint, ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Departure Port: Capri

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom

Traveled with children

2 Helpful Votes


Great expectations...poor service and food

Review for MSC Opera to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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pallascats

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We sailed on MSC Opera, western mediterranean (Genova, Marseille, Palma, Ibiza, Olbia, Livorno) on 30 june 2018. I am Italian, my husband is from US, we sailed before on other cruise lines. We choose MSC to get the "Italian experience". Let's start from the good things: * cabin: a bit worn out, but extremely clean and confortable, good service and luckily we had a cabin with balcony * ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Departure Port: Nevis

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

12 Helpful Votes


Disappointing

Review for MSC Opera to Mediterranean

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Scorpiongirl

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

Embarkation and disembarkation went smoothly, but probably because people were getting on/off in different ports. Our cabin was ready by 11.30. We had someone elses luggage delivered to our cabin. Sorted out fairly quickly. Cabin was clean and our steward was friendly and efficient. The public areas were quite nice. Quite crowded in the evening. The food was of very poor quality and ...
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Sail Date: May 2018

Departure Port: Capri

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

16 Helpful Votes


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