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lqr23x
Member Since 2011
1 review
14 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
having had an excellent cruise last year on the MSC Divina we decided to give MSC another go so we booked a week on the MSC Musica sailing from Venice on the 8/11/2015. well what a disappointment that was. where shall I start, lets start ... Read more
CobraJet
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
The biggest reasons for taking a cruise are, for me, the food, the service and the entertainment (of all kinds) on board. Lets start with the food. It was terrible. Even after just 5 nights they started repeating earlier menus in the ... Read more
antg
Member Since 2016
1 review
I chose this cruise because I wanted to see Venice, and visit Greece. There were company reps all guiding us to the pick up coaches, which would take us to the ship. My package was supposed to be an all inclusive deal, but as soon as you ... Read more
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Dennsi
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Slow and tedious embarkation, arrogant office staff but very friendly cabin staff. Difficult to find a table at buffet. Once walked for nearly 1 hour at lunchtime to get a seat. Poorly organised and crowd push in and shove, no system at ... Read more
Russbooger
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Where to start.. We booked this ship with our friends for a 50th birthday celebration, and as we'd never been on cruise before we didn't really know what to expect. A painfully slow check in, people barging, elbowing and queue jumping, ... Read more
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Danny Odato
Member Since 2015
1 review
ON August 20-2015 my wife and my two kids together with a friend ( 5 of us) we decided to take for the 4th times a cruise with the MSC Cruise line this time with MSC Musica ! this was the worst experience we ever had in a very long time ... Read more
Northerncedar
Member Since 2015
1 review
7 helpful votes
Before we went, we read the reviews here: Poor service, cold dinner, bad attitudes... So we were prepared. But things has changed, even from recent reviews. The pluses: Great itinerary: A stop each day in some of the most ... Read more
abaughman
Member Since 2015
1 review
My family had taken 3 cruises in the past with MSC because of the kids go free offer. The last one was six years ago. We just got home from our fourth cruise and it will be our last with MSC. There were many things things that were not ... Read more
Davidjohn
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
We have taken many cruises and read the reviews for many months on ports, ships and destinations before we book. This is the first time I didn't trust the reviews. We choose this for the ports of call since it was going where we ... Read more
Helen Jones
Member Since 2015
1 review
We cruised from Bari to Olympia, Piraeus, Santorini, Kotor, Corfu and Venice. The weather was perfect late June and the ship was not overly crowded. We found the service excellent, particularly the restaurant and bar staff who were mostly ... Read more
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hvanrob
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2015
As many others noted, we had read mixed reviews for the Musica. Overall, we had a very good experience mainly because we knew what to expect through these reviews (the good and the not so great). We are a couple in our early 30's who were ... Read more
Kezza23
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
After reading several very mixed reviews we decided to book MSC Musica as it was the only cruise visiting both Santorini and Kotor. Our balcony cabin was clean and spacious with a large comfortable bed. The pillows, however, were in ... Read more
freagan
Member Since 2011
1 review
222 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2015
We had booked the Aurea "experience" so with priority embarkation was a breeze. The ship and or cabin were immaculate. The passenger mix was mostly European with few North Americans, Australians and South Africans. The ... Read more
mtlcatcher
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2015
I`ll be honest, I`ve heard things about this company but we booked the cruise anyway for several reasons which I will not go into here. It was our 4th cruise, twice on Royal Caribbean and once on Norwegian. We were due to sail from ... Read more
Cosbo
Member Since 2015
1 review
Second and last cruise ever with MSC...to say we were disappointed would be an a severe understatement. On arrival to our balcony suite we were allocated an extremely unclean cabin that required not cleaning once but twice. Staff were ... Read more
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pauline18mhg@gmail.com
Member Since 2014
1 review
3 helpful votes
We have just returned from our 3rd cruise with MSC the latest being on Musica. We have been totally satisfied with all three cruises, the ships were clean, cabins clean,and food delicious. One lady said there were only hamburgers. Did ... Read more
Pearl Black
Member Since 2015
1 review
I have just returned from a cruise of the Southern Caribbean on the Musica and will not recommend MSC to anyone. That was my ninth 9th cruise( the first on MSC) and most of the staff was not friendly. On boarding there was no welcome ... Read more
Andriana
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
First of all ,I have to say that the stuff was so kind and friendly..I became a friend with some of them :) The cruise was amazing,my cabinn had a balcon with the magic view..but i spend a little time in it because you have so much ... Read more
RosePerth
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
6 forum posts
Sailed September 2014
This was my first cruise so I really didn't know what to expect after reading some of the reviews. I was doing back to back cruises with the second week being on the Preziosa out of Venice. I flew into Venice then flew to Genoa and took a ... Read more
EQUALIZER555
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
1 helpful vote
This was our third cruise with MSC and this is what happened. Transfers: This was the first time that we went on a MSC package.Our flight landed around 11 am. When we went through arrivals we could not see the MSC rep anywhere.We walked ... Read more
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mastrofranco1
Member Since 2014
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
I just come back with my family from a 7 days Mediterranean Cruise,with MSC Musica, I`ve been around the world taking many Cruises, I have my standards, maybe a little spoiled with the real cruises. The food was school cafeteria style, ... Read more
Pugh
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 helpful vote
We had a fabulous time on msc musica starting from Genoa, travelling on to Rome ,Palermo, Tunis ,Palma, Valencia and marseille . The ship was clean , staff very obliging, shows were excellent. Dining room staff couldn't have been more ... Read more
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colbuck
Member Since 2009
7 reviews
36 forum posts
Sailed August 2014
This cruise was my 10th cruise and the 2nd with MSC, so I thought I knew what to expect and, most of all, I expected relax and entertainment, having already visited the majority of ports of call. Unfortunately this cruise did not live up ... Read more
iayesh
Member Since 2014
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed August 2014
I rarely write a bad review unless its worth it. Unfortunately, its worth it. My family and I (total of 11 of us), travelled on the MSC Musica and I didn't read any reviews on this ship prior to booking. I just assumed all cruises were ... Read more
Chuckm31
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
Sailed June 2014
We were a little apprehensive about booking this cruise because of the mostly negative reviews by English speaking cruisers on this site. However, the timing of the cruise and the itinerary suited us very well and we went ahead and booked. ... Read more
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