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8,112 MSC Cruise Reviews


Joachimdc avatar

Joachimdc

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

cruise in covid19 times

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We are belgian frequent cruisers and we couldn't wait any longer to cruise again. So we did. After a max 72 hours pre cruise covid19 test at home and a new quick covid19 test in Genoa (50 min) it was time for ...
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Sail Date November 2020


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French Webers

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Almost covid proof, very safe, very good but some disappointments

We did a week on Grandiosa from Genoa to Malta and back on 25/10. It was great, we felt really safe and looked after. We covid tested 3 days before departure at home then again on the day of departure (MSC's ...
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Sail Date October 2020


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RonTravelWorld

1 Review Written

Sail with the MSC line

It was another year of travel. And this year we decided to travel once more on an MSC line. We had been doing it for several years for the least 15 years or more. It was delightful. It was the right size ship with ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Frame101

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Very Poor Service Generally, Especially When Sun Bathing on Decks & Small Cabin

Small Cabin, Very Poor Service Generally, Especially When Sun Bathing on Decks and they Certainly want to Pack you in.!! High Pressure Selling their Full Drinks package, which is okay but due to this take up, or ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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sorocco

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Uncomfortable Non Smoking ship, inhospitable staff

MSC is my preferred cruise line but I was let down by this ship and some of the staff. I enjoy a smoke with my cocktails and also a chair to sit on but there is very limited smoking areas and sitting areas on ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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sorocco

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

My new Favorite Ship

Beautiful beautiful beautiful, I love this ship. We spent 18 days on this ship and I don't think we saw everything or tried every bar like we planned. But along the way we met some new friends, amazing staff, ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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andrewjb1

3 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Cruising During Covid with MSC

MSC are one of the first cruise lines to start operating their ships again following the situation with Covid-19. Whilst they appear to be getting it right and the experience was excellent they could be leading to ...
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Sail Date September 2020


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aprillew

1 Review Written

Worst ever!

This was the worst Cruise line I've ever been on. I took my 20 year old son on it for his first cruise and was embarrassed. The ship's elevator kept breaking down. They changed our itinerary and we couldn't stop at ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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GeorgetaS11

1 Review Written

Great new ship

First of all, it was a new launched ship and out first cruise, so we thought to begin with a new and large one. We got a balcony cabin, it was very, very nice but we didn't spend much time on it. Only few minutes in ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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DanielaFlorea

1 Review Written

A wonderful cruise in Fjords

We didn`t explore the departure city before our cruise this time, because in the past we have already been in this city. Embarkation and disembarkation every time is going to slowly. The ship was very nice and big. ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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muddicaroline2

1 Review Written

Brilliant

Extremely friendly service staff brilliant and in the dining room at night they were so friendly, and could not gave done enough for us there was particular lady in the dining room who met us and showed us to our ta ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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tara1308

1 Review Written

No Complaints!

This was our first cruise with MSC and definitely will not be our last. We were a family of 4 (with 2 older teenagers 18 & 19) and stayed in an Oceanview cabin. We had heard previous complaints about the food but we ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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SarahW

1 Review Written

Just amazing!

I loved almost everything about MSC. My other experience of a cruise is Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas. I would say the major differences in US and European cruises are the food and entertainment. Royal Caribbean ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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dfwzetec

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Cruise nightmare

This was not my first cruise with MSC,in fact it was about my 7th or 8th mostly transatlantic from Santos, Brazil to Europe apart from one to the Caribbean. Prior to this I had done a mini cruises with Fred ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Maggie Lindeque

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

ALWAYS A HIGHLIGHT EVERY YEAR!! - MSC ORCHESTRA

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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IsanTom

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Crew was Outstanding!

This was my first cruise on MSC, so I wasn't sure what to expect especially since their website is not user friendly and very slow. I was pleasantly surprised though! I was booked on this cruise plus the 2/24/20 ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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PearlM

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Good Travel On A Budget!

MSC allows kids under 18 to travel free. It also offers military discounts as well as other discounts, just ask. We were 3 people, me- the mom, one daughter in college, and one daughter in high school. We went ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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mpunt

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Always a Great time

This was our 4th cruise with MSC and again I checked reviews to see about our ship and what people had to say. We were on the sister ship last year in Europe and it was excellent. My only complaint about this ship ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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BatMasterson

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Steer clear of MSC!!!

We chose this particular cruise to visit their new private island that was advertised as opened three weeks prior to our sailing. When we were checking in, there was a notice posted that said there was an itinerary ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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blue dragon

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

"so sorry" but we won't do anything cruise

I have over 10 years of cruising history with over 20 cruises on various line. I have seen better and lesser conditions on cruises over that time BUT The cruise that I have just taken on MSC on the Splendida on Feb ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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enuf42

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Suite 9010 - The Cruise That Should Never Have Happened.

28 days from Dubai to Hamburg visiting places I had never been was the mantra for our cruise. We set sail on March 12th 2020, same day I believe the world Pandemic was officially announced. Should MSC have let ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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DawnHB

5 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

MSC Seaside Yacht Club was a superb cuise!

First of all, we had an absolutely fabulous cruise! It was impressive enough that my husband and I are seriously considering doing a back-to-back next year. I can honestly say it was one of the most enjoyable ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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SpankyNJ

2 Reviews Written

I love MSC Seaside esp Yacht Club

Just a brief note. I adore the MSC Seaside. I have sailed on her 6 times in less than two years. Each time I sail the Yacht Club. If you are an NCL Haven or Carnival Havana type... sail in YC for the same price ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Joenut

1 Review Written

Under the circumstances hard to give a fair review

It was our first time on MSC. Being that the ship was only half full of passengers and the hole corona virus outbreak made for an uneasy cruise. The food was average witch was disappointing as I was under the ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Keithlampkin

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Top notch experience

I chose Divina for the classic nature of the ship and it’s original itinerary but that had to change because of the nature of covid-19 and that was completely understandable. The ship was absolutely beautiful, ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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