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MSC Fantasia Cruise Reviews

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Very Good

90

Average

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Poor

70

Terrible

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69 MSC Fantasia Cruise Reviews


hobsoncymru avatar

hobsoncymru

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Chaotic but enjoyable

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I don't normally post reviews but in the case of MSC I found other people's opinions useful so thought I'd add my brief thoughts on MSC Fantasia. We booked mainly because of an attractive itinerary that included ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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rt3413

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Discounted Cruise, Some Bright Points but Some Lows

This was my 20th cruise across many lines and my wife's 12th. With us was our 9-year-old daughter on her 3rd cruise. We booked in a balcony (non-Yacht Club) and had a rate I would call exceptional (helped out by the ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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karbonis

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

MSC Fantasia - OK, I guess...

MSC Fantasia Review Intro I have read quite a few reviews of this ship (few of them positive) and thought I would add my own. We are a large family group and between us have probably cruised nearly 100 times ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Bognor

5 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Cannot recommend

The ship itself is very nice, with lovely public spaces but rather cramped cabins. The entertainment shows, every night, were really first rate. Some of the service is very poor, those crew members who were very ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Raymond Roy

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

MSC Cruise Line is Cheap...and it shows!

Overview: Cancelled ALL final airport excursions Had an issue receiving water each day Loud and pushy passengers Everyday passengers ON and OFF ship (Cattle run) 7th Floor walking deck (especially on ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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tarikkouba

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beautiful bars and restaurants, service not so good.

The bars and restaurants structure are beautiful, lots of yellow marble and Svarowski crystals. The maintence of several areas are very bad, roof gutters in some places, the pool area always dirty and the ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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flcbarbosa

1 Review Written

Experience OK with some drawbacks

The embarkation process was catastrophic, it took me 6 hours to get onboard. Unacceptable. The cruise was fine, with some good points during the trip, such as the animation team, and bad ones, such as the pool water ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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FrancoAli

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not conducive to cruising

The enticement? Interesting ports in Europe, Africa and South America. Our first cruise experience. We agree it might be the last one. Looking back it was frantic from the moment of embarkation in Genoa. Long line ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Al.ho

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Italian kitsch, but clean...

We spent a week on Fantasia and an overall experience was positive except few remarks. NO SMILE policy is something you notice in a day or two. As an ex crew member on a bigger cruise line i know how important a ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Steviltravels

1 Review Written

Not Wheelchair Friendly!

I sailed on the MSC Fantasia with my husband and 3 children ages 7, 9, and 10. My daughter ended up breaking her foot a couple of days before our vacation and ended up using a wheelchair and crutches throughout our ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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EAaH

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

A mixed experience, but better than expected

Just got back from a cruise on MSC Fantasia which was a mixed experience. I did not have high expectations after reading a few reviews on this page, but it was not as bad as I expected. I have been on several ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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U2pies

1 Review Written

Beautiful ship but let down by food

We went on an MSC cruise 4 years ago and decided to try again as the first one was excellent. We embarked in Rome and check in was well organised although once on board it was fairly chaotic and not enough staff to ...
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Sail Date July 2018


phi avatar

phi

10 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

Affordable luxury in Yacht Club

MSC Yacht club makes the cruising much more comfortable but it is still a normal cruise with some upscale features. We did Mediterranean with Fantasia for seven days and then the brand new Seaview seven days also ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Gary Tickman

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Worsest cruise in our experience

Was very impress with MSC Divina and this is how we choose this, big big mistake. Newer saw so bad service and so care less personal and so angree. They just hate all customers and this is what you can read in their ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Zboots

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not Impressed Overall

Based upon other reviews, I would not have selected this cruise but as it was a family affair booked from points halfway around the world, it was done. Let me first say there were many positives about this cruise ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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bfamily9

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

MSC Ala Carte Pricing_Issues for American Passengers

We traveled to and from Genoa to the Western Mediterranean. However we flew into and out of Milan as it was cheaper, with more flights, and then we took trains to match our itinerary. The price was reasonable, and ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Susanep

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

7 night Med Cruise Barcelona

Cruise chosen due to destination/itinerary which was fabulous. We have cruised many many times but never with MSC and most likely won’t be choosing them again. Our balcony cabin 11148 was standard but we ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Jillybas

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Special birthday cruise

Chose this cruise as we wanted to re visit the Caribbean and visit different islands. Ship is quite beautiful cannot fault the cleanliness of either our cabin or the public places. We found the staff by and large to ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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DoogieR

1 Review Written

Jewels of the Caribbean Cruise March 2018

Initially chose the cruise after seeing it advertised. The itinerary as advertised suited us well as it included islands we had seen before and wanted to revisit as well as places we had yet to see. The cost of the ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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flashgordon1950

1 Review Written

My worst MSC cruise ever

My wife, I & two friends recently returned from a cruise on the MSC Fantasia which sailed from Bridgetown, Barbados on the 27th February 2018 The Fantasia is a beautiful well kept ship but it is seriously lacking ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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ajpercy

1 Review Written

Itinerary could have been a lot better

MSC Fantasia 2 week cruise from Feb 27th embarking and disembarking at Bridgetown We count flights as part of the cruise package as they count for a significant portion of the total cost. With this in mind I was ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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suew59

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

60th Wedding Anniversary Celebration. Disappointing

We were travelling with parents to celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary. Chosen for the location and itinerary which was excellent with a few new places to discover. The cruise price wasn't cheap but overall ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Sandie O.

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Our first and maybe last cruise with MSC

We have been on between 25 and 30 cruises but this was the first with MSC. Embarkation and disembarkation went very smoothly and quickly and our luggage arrived quickly at the cabins. The ship's decor and public ...
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Sail Date December 2017


Girl Jordan avatar

Girl Jordan

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

An interesting experience...

A very different experience to all other cruises I have ever been on... Positives? Fantastic cabin steward. Other staff generally very good. Very healthy food. Clean, spacious room. Free upgrade from an inside ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Duracell1966

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Backward step

I have been a loyal customer of MSC and I have always held them in high regard and after our RCL cruise last year could not wait to get back to 7 course dinners , free in cabin movies, room made up quickly, ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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