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Great new ship, but!

Review for MSC Virtuosa to Baltic Sea

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compaq5315
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Booked this as last minute, Southampton to Barcelona. The ship is spotless cleaning all the time. Now the it’s that are not so good. No captains daily report Food in main restaurant not good, good choice but presentation not good ( did not look to eat) so spent time in buffet, their choice of food was very good. All waiting and bar staff very attentive. There was no dedicated coffee bar ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Cruise from hell - severely understaffed

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Lauren1982
10+ Cruises • Age 30s

I booked this cruise as I had previously been on a Princess mini cruise, which was fantastic, and as I had heard from fellow cruisers that MSC were good, I decided to book this cruise. From the start it was a disaster. The embarkation process involved a 4 1/2 hr queue, which was not COVID safe as we were all in close contact for the 4 1/2 hrs, with other passengers before we were tested. I am ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

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MS Chaos !

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mwbarnes
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We have done 16 Cruises previously but we hadn’t tried MSC. We were left extremely disappointed with the whole trip and have never experienced anything like this with any other cruise company. Embarkation was 3.5 hours in a long queue outside with no seating, food or water and no information given out. (We did get some biscuits & coke towards the end of the check in procedure). We arrived at ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


A Cruise Ship Overwhelmed By The Passengers

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Inconsistent
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Long queues repeatedly, starting with 3 1/2 hours to board standing without food or water. Then queues for restaurants, queues for customer services, queues for drinks, queues in the arcade, queues in the water park. Queues in the bars. Not short queues. Long queues. A large and obvious lack of staff who at times were obviously overwhelmed but did battle on. You could try and order breakfast ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Terrible Cruise

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JAW745
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

It started with over a 3 hour queue to get on. Unfortunately we hadn't eaten and didn't think it would be necessary to bring food supplies. We got on just as they had shut the food outlets and our dinner slot was for 9:30 in the evening. Luckily we managed to book a speciality restaurant, Indochine which was lovely. There's a narrow window for the one breakfast restaurant and the market ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


MSC Virtuosa

Review for MSC Virtuosa to Baltic Sea

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showingdiva
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

MSC was not a cruise line I would ordinarily have considered, but the arrival of the new MSC Virtuosa was a temptation, especially with the added incentive of NHS discount, tips included, drinks package (for a host of reasons, I think in hindsight MSC will look back with regret on that one) and onboard credit. The cruise - I loved it. It was a much needed holiday. And a cruise ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Beautiful ship but ultimately disappointing

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Devon Deb
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Virtuosa is a very beautiful ship so it is a shame the cruise was not the experience we had hoped for. Embarkation was crazy. Before even having a Covid test we were in numerous queues (at least 4) to show different documents. If you were positive you may well have passed it on to several people before even getting on the ship. Why not take a test and return to your car until the result and then ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Just about acceptable - but badly managed and not very good value

Review for Bolette to Baltic Sea

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feljen
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This would have been an awkward cruise anyway - with reduced passenger numbers due to covid precautions and with half of the original destinations - most of those on the strength of which we'd originally booked this holiday - cancelled, plus an unfortunate breakdown and delay at Belfast further complicating schedules. What turned awkwardness into, at times, full-throated disaster was the ship's ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


Very modern ship with great amenities but mediocre service

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Rishigudka
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

Our check in time for the ship was at 10am. Hence we decided to leave from North west London at around 8am so that we would get our car parked (just outside the cruise ship terminal) and be ready to check in around 10. The drive to Southampton was hassle free and we were at the terminal by 9.30am. There was bit of queue getting inside the parking area but after around 15min wait, we were ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


Nice itinerary but ship very tired

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Baltic Sea

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Diamondgeeza
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

Booked as a package from the UK, so included flights and transfers which was very convenient. Testing procedure at the port very easy and efficient. Approx 500 on board and 850 crew. This resulted in some crew being a bit bothersome in "selling" services...the speciality restaurants, spa etc. Being bothered during dinner in the middle of your main course twice to try and get us to buy ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


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