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MSC Seaside Review

4.5 / 5.0
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1110 reviews
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Worst experience ever on a cruise (was actually 21 day)

Review for MSC Seaside to Transatlantic
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10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Public Rooms
Fitness & Recreation

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Sail Date: Nov 2017

Have been on 17 cruises with 7 different cruise lines

Embarkation: Spouse required wheelchair assistance. Had to wait for a long time before we received the assistance, then only taken to ramp to get on ship. We embarked after the mandatory safety drill. After we took showers & dressed the next morning I opened the door at 9:45, to find a note that the safety drill for those who missed would be at 9:30 – too late. We never received a notice for any other safety drill.

Dis-embarkation - Ship docked at 1:00 AM. Left ship at 9:30 AM but had to STAND in warehouse for an hour waiting for luggage to be made available.

Cabin Review

Cabin balcony

Generally OK Toilet occasionally didn’t flush. Should have more closet / storage space & hangers. Design flaw – Kleenex located right above toilet paper on side of toilet where it was not easy to see. People will grab kleenex by mistake when on toilet, possibly resulting in clogged plumbing.

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