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pmacher61
Member Since 2010
6 reviews
1,013 forum post
Sailed December 2013
I confess. I disliked immensely my previous cruise aboard an MSC ship. In the hopes of discovering that MSC in So Am has improved, I hopped aboard the Poesia since I was already in the departure port (Buenos Aires) and it was only a 3 ... Read more
travelberlin
Member Since 2009
18 reviews
1,730 forum post
1 helpful vote
This was my second cruise with MSC cruises. The first one was with the MSC Magnifica. The MSC Poesia is similar in layout to the MSC Magnifica. It is a very nice ship and it is in a very good condition. My cruise was 8 nights. From ... Read more
fille_canadienne
Member Since 2012
4 reviews
29 forum posts
Sailed October 2013
This was our first cruise with MSC - I can't say I hated it but I am sorry to say that I wouldn't take another MSC cruise again. We didn't have any major issues but there were so many imperfections that it's just not worth it to me. I ... Read more
irelandflorist
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2013
My wife & I travelled with MSC on Musica in 2006 shortley after her launch so I was interested to see if there had been any changes We Boarded in Copenhagen, no problems quick easy and efficent, ship is truly BEAUTIFUL and in perfect ... Read more
benecar
Member Since 2013
1 review
We did the Baltic cruise with MSC after looking into Royal Caribbean's rate, which were DOUBLE. Baring that in mind, I did not expect the same level of accommodations or boat as Royal Caribbean. The boarding was quick and flawless, much ... Read more
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Minnieme321
Member Since 2010
1 review
Not rated Sailed April 2013
We had a wonderful time on MSC Poesia. We went with another family for a total of 8 of us. The kids were 15, 14, 12, and 12. Both families had been on other cruise lines. .. Carnival, Royal Caribbean, and Disney. We werent sure what to ... Read more
LeeElla269
Member Since 2013
1 review
2 helpful votes
We have gone on cruises with other cruise lines before and never had such an experience as we did on this MSC cruise. The hygiene level of the crew needs to be improved. At the buffet service alone I never saw a clean cloth used to ... Read more
Couplady
Member Since 2013
1 review
Sailed April 2013
This was an 18 day cruise with an extra 5 days in Germany. This Cruise Line had no idea of how to treat Customers. The Reception Staff was rude with whatever question you had. We lost 2 nights of sleep crossing the Atlantic because ... Read more
Janan
Member Since 2006
6 reviews
2,249 forum posts
1 helpful vote
My wife and I recently returned from our 7-day cruise on the MSC Poesia (sailed 4/6/13). It was our second journey on MSC, (the first one being on its sister ship, the Orchestra), and truly one of the best cruising experiences we've had ... Read more
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Feather42
Member Since 2013
1 review
I am going to start with the good things we found on this ship. It was absolutely beautiful! The lounges and sitting areas and the dinning rooms were really very nice. There was always someone cleaning the brass railing. We were on the ... Read more
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SAILOR14
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2013
Since both my husband and I are seasoned sailors, we tend to prefer smaller ships; however, the price for a trip to Bermuda was right so we decided to go on this cruise. Let's start from the beginning! Processing of passengers at the ... Read more
beausmom129
Member Since 2010
1 review
23 forum posts
Sailed April 2013
My spouse and I are also experienced cruisers and have cruised with multiple companies. We went with a group of friends and had a wonderful time. We did have a few issues with our cabin but these were rectified promptly and we received ... Read more
Maverick430
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
241 forum posts
Sailed April 2013
This was our ninth cruise overall, our first time with MSC. We cruised previously with Celebrity, Princess, Royal Caribbean, NCL, Carnival, and Holland America. After reading the reviews, we embarked with low expectations. Since we ... Read more
hoffhack
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
7 forum posts
Just like her Sister ship, The Orchestra, The Poesia (pronounced PO-E-SEE-AH) Is a gorgeous ship! Spotless, modern and appealing to the eye!! Though the embarkation area was a bit tired (as it was in 2009) signs boasted a new and ... Read more
sharecruises
Member Since 2006
4 reviews
4,631 forum posts
Ship was beautiful and sparkling clean, looks brand new Decor is lovely, and even the hallways are light and attractive. This was my 3rd time on Poesia and she is as beautiful as ever and now some new additions and new things make her ... Read more
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lorenzod
Member Since 2008
23 reviews
2,782 forum posts
Sailed April 2013
We were so surprised that our embarkation went so smoothly. We had booked the Poesia cruise first and then we discovered a wonderful deal to cruise on the Caribbean Princess that left the week prior to the Poesia. Our big concern was how ... Read more
Mustard_drill
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 helpful vote
My recent voyage on the MSC Poesia was my very first cruise, and I researched it heavily before we sailed via reviews from prior passengers. To anybody who is familiar with reviews of this ship, you will know that many of them were quite ... Read more
bloake4321
Member Since 2013
1 review
Ship: Ship was immaculate, well done, well pointed, luxurious, clean and was cleaned everyday; amenities were top notch, decor high level Food: Exceptional. The buffet was half Italian and half American. The Italian was exceptional, ... Read more
vmzfla
Member Since 2009
1 review
1 forum post
I am a seasoned cruiser and have cruised most of the mass market lines. I was attracted to MSC because of the value rates offered for single travelers. Yes, I did this one solo! Being alone I would be able to see all the negativity that ... Read more
Laurnat
3 reviews
Sailed April 2013
Cruiseline is Italian owned. Expect an European feel throughout the entire ship. They try to accommodate the North American clientele, while keeping with the European flair. Embarkation We arrived at the the terminal just after ... Read more
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VASOXFANN
Member Since 2008
4 reviews
2,195 forum posts
This was my sixth cruise, but first on MSC, and it was Mark's first ever cruise. We flew from Baltimore to Fort Lauderdale the day of the cruise, and arrived about 2:30. We took a cab to Port Everglades and were there in about 10 ... Read more
alanschiff
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
Sailed April 2013
I have been on 11 previous cruises on RCCL, Carnival and NCL. It could be said, I know a little bit about low end cruises. When I read the reviews of this ship I was surprised at how many people complained about the food and service. ... Read more
Forever Autumn
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 helpful vote
I saw an ad for the Moody Blues cruise on an email I received from a site that keeps me informed of all the Moody's happenings. I thought, man, I'd love to do that. It would be a once in a lifetime experience. You see, I'm not a "well to ... Read more
jkopp1212
Member Since 2013
1 review
Problems we had: 1. We were never told that the cruise was being renting out by a group. The group was Cruise to the Edge. Instead of leaving entertainment for those that weren't there to see that, the ship catered to them and left ... Read more
DaddyOfClaudine
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
The Poesia is a beautiful, pleasant ship. Our experience was far better than many negative reviews have described. There are unusual features such as performances by real, Italian opera singers. The buffet is filled with Italian foods ... Read more
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