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MSC Musica Cruise Reviews

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619 MSC Musica Cruise Reviews


Maggie Lindeque avatar

Maggie Lindeque

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

ALWAYS A HIGHLIGHT EVERY YEAR!! - MSC ORCHESTRA

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I have been doing the Cruise yearly with the Finesse Ladies group and it's the highlight of my year! We book yearly before we get off for the following year and it's a habit that we will continue to do as long as ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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robb s

6 Reviews Written

44 Helpful Votes

Poor Quality Food; Management Have No Idea

we are black/ diamond member's with this there is supposed to be numerous privileges like free dining art a specialty restaurant for 2 PER membership card this was disputed by the management of the restaurant ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Traveler-14344

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great Itinerary Cruise

We picked this cruise because of the itinerary. We have cruised with MSC's bigger ships (Divina, Preziosa, and Seaside). So our expectation at least for the ship experience is a tad lower than the ships we've been. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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DIROY

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Organised Chaos!

Chose this cruise for the itinerary as places we hadn't been before . Have cruised with other companies , Royal Caribbean, Celebrity , P & O previously. Lovely start to the holiday with 3 days in lake Garda prior to ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Kelmari

1 Review Written

The worst cruise we have ever had!

We initially chose this particular cruise because of the lovely itinerary and for a special pre retirement holiday. We had cruised with MSC three times previously and although it was not the best quality cruise line ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Angiekimurphy

1 Review Written

Excellent value for money

This was our first cruise and we wanted to get an overview of cruising at a reasonable cost. We were looking for a cruise out of Venice to visit the Greek Islands. We absolutely loved the cruise we found the ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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The Archers

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not a Luxury experience in anyway!

We were guided by our Cruise company to book this one as it fitted the dates and they said it was a good itinerary and lovely ship. The departure city, Venice is breath taking and it is worth spending time ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Heyrita

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Smokers Paradise

We choose this cruise due to travel dates and destinations. However if I’d known the minimal standard of this ship I would of seemed alternative options. On embarking it was chaos it clearly states on ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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amandy72

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

MSC Cruise - Average

For some background, my dad took me (19 years old) and my brother (27 years old) on our first cruise. Since this was my brother and I’s first cruise our expectations were not high. We saw a lot of bad reviews ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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kimmienath

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Would not cruise again

We chose this cruise because the kids were free and since we were getting married it seemed like a good choice to offset some of the costs. This was my first cruise but my husband had previously cruised before on ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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KEITHSOX

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

TOTAL WASTE OF MONEY 5K

Used a cruise company to select suitable ship for 70yrs grandmother, daughter and granddaughter 5yrs, our first time on a cruise. The ship was old and tired throughout. Food was awful, commercial plastic produced ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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amanda.berwic

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Extremely unprofessional and disappointing

We embarked on the cruise aboard the MSC Musica from Durban to Venice in April 2019 with expectations of the ship not being up to the standard to HAL/Princess/Celebrity but were hoping for an enjoyable experience. ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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JulieM123

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Ignore bad reviews

We choose this cruise due to destinations it sailed to. After reading so many negative reviews I was a little bit worried about going with MSC. But let me be honest. EMBARKING After reading about chaos at ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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crossx

1 Review Written

Decent ship held back by terrible service

Have you ever been to a buffet where the labels are in place, promising tasty treats and then you find that all the food is already gone? That is how this MSC cruise felt in most respects. There is definitely ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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C Crayenstein

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Family dream cruise

Always wanted to sail the Mediterranean! First ever cruise and included my kids. Really enjoyed the Musica. She is beautiful and versatile all restaurants are amazing. I will definitely want to sail again. Buffet ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Julia A

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Terrible ship

CONS -Embarkation - we were waiting for two hours in the port. The port guy was constantly shouting at you and people waiting. People in the queue were very poorly mannered, kicking, pushing you and trying to ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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cruising babe

6 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Calm Seas, brilliant sunshine, Ffantastic itinerary, who could want more ?

We have recently returned from the MSC Musica repositioning cruise from Durban South Africa to Venice. We have cruised with MSC previously so are perfectly aware of some of their 'foibles'. The main reason we ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Linda Peachey

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

MSC Musica never again very dissatisfied

We chose this cruise because of the destinations and the price was reasonable. We cannot express in enough terms how disappointed we were with this ship. We purchased an Aurea pkg. which included: priority ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Gumby0923

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disappointing

From the beginning things were terrible. Our cruise cards were not correct. We had the drink package and they put it on the card wrong. So we had to go the guest services to correct all three cabins cards. Then you ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Chrisbartley

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

If you're used to an American line don't touch MSC you'll regret it

We sail RCI and NCL every few months. Embarkation and disembarkation was shocking - didnt get onboard until 2.30pm as a black status holder. Its 10am now and no one has disembarked yet... we are standing in huge ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Amanda24b

1 Review Written

Floating sespit with Kennel cough

Room not clean - asked to be cleaned again prior to unpacking had to ask for clean pillowcases, face washers Tv not working No satellite reception once you leave a port Water not given at dinner time in ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Danny Diablo

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Worst Cruise Line EVER !!

We chose this cruise because it left from Durban, South Africa which allowed us to tick off a stay at Kruger National Park as well as a visit to Petra in Jordan. The cruise embarkation in Durban would have to ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Mjwilsey

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disorganized

The destinations in the cruise were great, beautiful towns all. The staff very friendly. Overall experience mediocre food not great,MSC nickels and dimes their customers . No one seems to be in charge and know ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Patow

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Slop food

Price and itinerary was the drawcard, but the cruise was just awful. Cold food with no flavour. No entertainment except for dancing and pool games. No movies or tv except if you paid for them. Treated like cattle on ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Ianbhemming

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Poor all inclusive

1st and last time with MSC on the Music a, nice ship but and it's a big but purchased the drinks package and only beer available was Heinaken in every bar but 1 was only Heinaken. I've now been on 15 cruises and ...
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Sail Date June 2018


MSC Musica Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining3.03.6
Entertainment4.03.9
Public Rooms4.04.1
Fitness Recreation4.03.6
Family4.03.8
Enrichment1.03.6
Service3.03.8
Value For Money3.03.7
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