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The first thing you want to know about the stylishly big, bold and brash MSC Splendida, which debuted in 2009, is that this mainstream ship is European in style, food and language. A voyage on the ...
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200 MSC Splendida Cruise Reviews

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Rajkumar
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2015
I am very impressed with this cruise company. MSC did very well to make our cruise a great and pleasurable experience. The good point: Excellent Food, Excellent Accommodation, Amazing service from all the crew staff. Very friendly and ... Read more
jcsc1314
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I'd hate to see Americans skip this cruise ship and itinerary based on the mixed reviews so here is mine. Our main goal was to have our two teens exposed to new people, food, cultures and customs and to stay interested in their French and ... Read more
5sally@sbcglobal.net
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Hello my fellow American cruisers. Stay far - far away from this cruise ship. We just returned yesterday from a 7 night Mediterranean Cruise on the MSC Spendida. The cruise was over booked with over 4,000 passengers. It was so crowded ... Read more
dobbybear
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2015
There has been so many negative reports on this cruise line and ship. From boarding to disembarkation all went smoothly and was well enjoyed. We did the Allegresimo Premium package, and wow it was was worth it. Totaling up the ... Read more
dobbybear
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2015
There has been so many negative reports on this cruise line and ship. From boarding to disembarkation all went smoothly and was well enjoyed. We did the Allegresimo Premium package, and wow it was was worth it. Totaling up the ... Read more

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Ian van Jaarsveld
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Our first European visit and our second MSC cruise. An absolutely wonderful experience bordering on decadence treatment. The entire process from embarkation to disembarkation was handled superbly. This despite the tragic events the week ... Read more
mistertoaster
Member Since 2010
9 reviews
81 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2015
We booked a Yacht Club room for our first Mediterranean cruise. As background, we had previously sailed in the Yacht Club on the MSC Divina from Miami. We liked that cruise, and booked the Splendida for this cruise. We traveled ... Read more
corballypaudie
Member Since 2014
1 review
48 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed February 2015
This was our second cruise previously sailing on RCL Liberty of the seas , on which we had an amazing time .Having read loads of other reviews on MSC and Splendida I have to admit I was a little nervous on what to expect as some of them ... Read more
Holidayqueen 2
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The Splendida is a super ship, the largest I have ever been on! It has everything on board that you would want and it's colourful, plush,glitzy, and very very clean. The main restaurants have 2 sittings, we were on the early sitting and ... Read more
spencer_maryjo
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
It was the first cruise of my life and i picked MSC cruises because of its amazing price and an agent told me its a very family friendly company. I went with my husband and my two kids Likes: - The buffet was a bit crowded but ... Read more

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Lycheechill
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
We booked this because this was a good value cruise and we had limited choice of dates to go away for but we won't travel with an Italian cruise line again, the standards of professionalism aren't the same as other lines we've been on. ... Read more
cruise-2015
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2015
This was our first cruise experience - £599 including flights for 7 nights flying from Gatwick for a cabin with balcony. Long delay with British Airways but once we arrived at Genoa all went smoothly The ship is HUGE and ... Read more
Easyriderscooters
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was our first cruise and exceeded all expectations, my husband and I, our 11 year old son and my mother who is disabled and uses a wheelchair full time. Our cabin was a balcony fantastica grade which although compact had all ... Read more
princess1979
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
My husband, child (age 13), and I along with another family of three decided to sail on the MSC Splendida during the Christmas season. This is our second cruise (first cruise was with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines). The U.S. website was not ... Read more
ms resetnaka
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
For me and my mother this was our first cruise. We have flown from Riga to Milan and then took a train to Genoa. Unfortunately on our way back we had no information upon disembarkation in Genoa about the trains not operating all over ... Read more

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GJP_GJP
Member Since 2015
1 review
16 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2014
Cruise viewed and paid in 1 month. We need to relax and only go out from walk from ship in Marseilles (BUS) to buy some Soaps and in Messina We had been make a similar cruise in our honey moon and we need to appreciate more from the ... Read more
Two 2 Tango
Member Since 2012
8 reviews
204 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We cruised on Splendida on November 9th round the Med. After having many problems with customer service prior to the cruise I had vowed never to sail with MSC again, but it was all forgotten when we were on board. Firstly we had flown ... Read more
QueenBoudicca
Member Since 2014
1 review
4 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We did this cruise with the msc Splendida in the autumnholiday (it is a week's holiday in autumn, the week of nov 1, all of germany and belgians have holiday then, I'm not sure of the rest of Europe). So you can imagine it was very, very, ... Read more
Dwarfnandina
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2014
This was the second of two back-to-back cruises (Fantasia/Splendida) as a solo traveller. The nice surprise at check-in was an upgrade to the Yacht Club. ( since I had paid full double rates for both cruises, it certainly would not have ... Read more
NHSlug
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2014
Ship very clean and modern, entertainment very good, room service good, evening dining service good. The ship does have some quirks to it. The ship doesn't want you to take a drink that might be half full and bring it to another bar. You ... Read more

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Seasoned-Cruisers
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
A bit about us: We traveled as a party of 8, two families with children aged 19-22. We have done 8 or so cruises in the past around the Mediterranean so we have quite a bit of reference. Embarkation: We felt embarkation was pretty well ... Read more
KSWind
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
45 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2014
This was our second cruise with MSC and our third overall (Disney Dream was our first). I had originally booked a Bella Balcony cabin but was upgraded somehow to YC1. We ended up in cabin 16033. The Yacht Club experience was more than we ... Read more
criticgirl
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
i have been on MSC Splendida on the 23rd of March 2014, with a friend. we are both in our 20s. in Summary, we had the best cruise vacation ever! Check-in: very smooth and fast! we found ourselves in the ship in just few minutes! and the ... Read more
Bennie62
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2014
Is Yacht Club worth the extra money? I would have to say YES. It cost us about $1000 per person above the cost of a normal balcony suite. We arrived early for embarkation and were met by a butler who took us straight up to our room. It ... Read more
Docmalc
Member Since 2012
4 reviews
9 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Here are our PERSONAL views about our recent MSC yacht club experience on the Splendida. We have completed 6 previous cruises, but this was our first with MSC. We found a yacht club 'deal', and at the end of the day were pleased we did!. ... Read more

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