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77 MSC Opera Cruise Reviews


Kenwootton avatar

Kenwootton

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Just a good value cruise

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We read all the reviews. We have a balcony cabin it is great, yes the shower is small but really it is good. The staff have been fantastic The food is good, really good. The buffers have everything thing you ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Rosa62

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Cruise

Picked this cruise from Bari as we wanted to come back to Bari and spend time in the Puglia area.. Cruise was great although more time could have been spent in ports . Restaurant waiters and service was great ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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gsgrafix

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Mediterranean Cruise trip aboard the MSC Opera

This summer we decided, for our vacation, to book a cruise that sailed from Venice, Italy to the Greek islands and back. Leg 1 of our cruise brought us to Kotor in Montenegro. While there we took a guided bus ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Babs5too

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First MSC cruise but not the last

We chose this cruise as it sailed from Havana and we disembarked in our home province of Alicante so we got to see Havana and the Caribbean with no jet lag! The cabin (inside fantastica) was spacious and airy due ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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maire73

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

First Cruise

Service was good but was not told that the tip of the restaurants in the hotel and paid separately. The ship had a lot of activities, games, dances, shows. Got to eat a lot and well, drinking well as the ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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js-g

3 Reviews Written

62 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruiser; Excellent Experience

My husband and I chose this cruise for its itinerary - Havana, Jamaica, Grand Cayman and Mexico. We are both in our early 30s and had never done a cruise before so we were unsure of what to expect. We read all the ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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geereheather@yahoo.com

1 Review Written

Best Holiday Ever!

We did the Durban / Madagascar / Portuguese Islands 7 day cruise. Unfortunately couldn't get off for the Islands. Enjoyed the cruise so much that we are going again in April to see if we can get onto the Islands. ...
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Sail Date February 2015


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Hein Badenhorst

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Experience of a lifetime

The Grand Voyage concept is a brilliant idea - spending three weeks at sea travelling to numerous countries / destinations unpacking once! Travelling from Cape Town to Venice on the MSC Opera was a lifetime ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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Charon Cronje

1 Review Written

Best Holiday Ever!

Had the most fantastic time of my life! Never had to worry about my teenager kids who were also having a ball with the endless entertainment and never-ending food supply! Everything was of superb quality - food, ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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MSCruiser7

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Unforgettable Vacation

We were very pleased and well served at all times during our trip on our MSC Cruise. The food was excellent and every night was a different menu which kept it interesting and exciting to go to dinner. The Buffet ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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jackie wibberley

1 Review Written

Beyond Expectations

This was our first cruise and we were naturally a little apprehensive about how we would cope with such a long time on board. Our fears were allayed considerably by the friendliness, courtesy and efficiency of the ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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helenpiquito

1 Review Written

Marvellous Cruise

We did not know what to expect and were so wonderfully surprised that from the moment we stepped on board till we disembarked we had a fabulous time. From the cabin to the food to the entertainment everything was ...
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Sail Date February 2014


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s34cru123r

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Vacation on MSC Opera

I've been on the MSC Opera fbetween sept 5 -sept 20. I've embarked in Constanta. This was my 5th cruise (3rd with MSC ) so I knew what to expect. Itinerary was : Constanta, At Sea, Sochi, At Sea, Istanbul, ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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karienm

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best Holiday Ever

This was our 3rd Cruise and the 2'nd on the MSC Opera. At embarkation in Durban we were greeted with such friendly, cheerful and helpfull staff, we really felt at home and could not wait to go to our cabin. This ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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Karlien B

1 Review Written

Had a Blast!

I booked this cruise as a surprise for my Mum as friends of ours had done this route the year before (different ship) and had so much fun so were doing it again in 2015. I have to start by saying that I was one ...
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Sail Date January 2015


raissa avatar

raissa

1 Review Written

Awesomeness

WOW, what an experience.....sun, fun, relaxation, ok maybe not so much relaxing due to alll the awesome activities. Fabulous food, from fine dinning to 24hr pizzas. I had my 4yr old with me and she wanted to ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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Cobus Jonker

1 Review Written

Family Cruise

It was always my wife and myself's wish to go on a boat cruise but unfortunately there was always something that prevented us from going. We just decided that come what may we will do it this year. Then there was ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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Castleline

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Simply the Best

Seasoned travellers the check-in was efficient and hassle free, ship's staff at the terminal desks were friendly, cheerful and helpful. MSC ARMONIA. SAFETY: The vessel was spotless throughout, an ex seafarer ...
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Sail Date September 2015


Jan Hunter avatar

Jan Hunter

1 Review Written

Magnificent

This was the first cruise we had ever been on. Was very wary but was absolutely thrilled with every aspect of the cruise. Staff were amazing and always smiling and ready to help where needed. Food was out of this ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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carolcasey

1 Review Written

MSC Opera upped the ante

MSC Opera - Captain,ship and staff - take a bow! Wow, I have just disembarked from the Opera in Durban (trip from Cape Town) Wow MSC have certainly upped the ante. I cannot rave enough about the ship, the staff, the ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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roberthj

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Superb value for money

This was a 'Farewell Opera' cruise as it's in it's final season from Southampton before being enlarged. It was amazing value for money and altogether excellent. We heard some passengers foolishly comparing the ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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Roarke

2 Reviews Written

Lovely 10 days on MSC Opera

Sailed for 10 nights on MSC Opera, had an inside cabin, which was large and well kept. Not kept as clean as some MSC cabins we've had, but OK. Food excellent, crew lovely, allegrisimo package just makes everything ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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Geekiegal

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Embrace your wild European side and just enjoy

One of the reviewers correctly called this the marmite of the cruise world, you love it or hate it. We are in the love category. This was a fantastic cruise, fantastic staff, incredible entertainment and clean, ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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karen mc

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A Great Cruise!

This was the first time we had cruised with MSC, previously having sailed with Princess and Royal Caribbean. We were very nervous before we went after reading the many very mixed reviews and had prepared ourselves ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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happychick71

1 Review Written

Ignore bad reviews

We were a family of 9 cruising with MSC for the first time , we have previously cruised on p&o and my parents with the royal Caribbean, we like many were a little put off by the few bad reviews we had read and did ...
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Sail Date July 2014


MSC Opera Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins3.03.6
Dining3.03.1
Entertainment5.03.4
Public Rooms4.03.9
Fitness Recreation3.03.2
Family4.02.9
Enrichment1.02.8
Service4.03.4
Value For Money4.03.1
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