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MSC Armonia is the oldest ship in the MSC Cruises fleet. Built in 2001 as European Vision for the now-defunct cruise line Festival Cruises, Armonia began sailing under the MSC banner in 2004 and is one of four ...
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122 MSC Armonia Cruise Reviews

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Traceyl
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2014
Sailed from Tenerife to Morocco and back. 7 nights. Italian led ship. CLIMATE IN JAN-about 16-20c some wind and overcast and sunshine. Will be able to do a bit of sunbathing bit like a summer day in England not scorching, Plenty of ... Read more
dave wilcox
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We travelled from Venice via N Africa, S Spain and then round the Canaries/Madeira before ending the cruise at Tenerife. We had an outside suite the first week and an outside cabin the second week. Plus points: The ship was very nice ... Read more
susyq 1967
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
73 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2013
My hubby (44) and I (46), have sailed only twice before having discovered cruising only last year. We have sailed with RCI and plan to cruise twice a year now. We did not want to get hung up on a particular cruise line and wanted a good ... Read more
mhankiewicz
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2013
we were not informed at the time of the booking that the child activities start at the age of 3, which was the main driver for us to book this type of package. We were informed that our daughter (at the time of the cruise 2 years and 10 ... Read more
Ranfurly
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2013
One of the expectations of cruising is that the food will be of a reasonably high standard. We have cruised Celebrity, Cunard, Princess, Fred Olsen and others and the food has been a highlight. Food on board MSC Armonia was so appalling. ... Read more

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wendydragon90
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The food is terrrible, it is luke warm and totally tasteless, I have never experienced anything like it, mass catering on a very low budget is the only way I can describe it, do not bother to complain about anything at reception they have ... Read more
filmnut
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
As 1st time cruisers, we were very hessitant, knowing that the majority of North American cruisers are more interested on the ships amenities rather than the ports of call and the cultures that await beyond the ship. We were totally ... Read more
ACECOM
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
76 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2013
I joined the Armonia on 25/10 for a 7 day Mediterranean cruise after being discommoded from the Red Sea Cruise of 23 days. many people were disillusioned that the cruise had been so drastically changed. i took up the option of only doing ... Read more
lynneesh
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2013
We booked this cruise purely for the ports as it sailed to all the places we wanted to see and had no days at sea. It was our first family cruise and we went expecting the worst after reading previous reviews. We were pleasantly ... Read more
Selby
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2013
in writing this review. I have taken into account the poor weather ,which does have the effect of confining guests (I use the tem lightly felt like we were invisible to some staff) joining the ship was smoothe enough. ,if you don't mind ... Read more
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WildRedHed
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
13 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Date of departure: 27th September 2013 I travel with my elderly Dad and disabled son, we are frequent cruisers as cruise ships (and crews) are geared up for the elderly and disabled. We always share a triple berth cabin. We chose this ... Read more
jeneddie
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2013
MSC ARMONIA 27/09/2013  04/10/2013 Cabin 1070 Being frequent cruisers my wife and I have just returned from a cruise aboard the MSC Armonia with four other members of our family. I am writing this letter of complaint about the ... Read more
eastbournemuscl
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2013
been on a few cruise lines...and overall this wasn't bad for the money.its not the same class as celebrity...but you don't pay the prices either. we upgraded to a balcony cabin...still good value.room was large and very tastefully set ... Read more
broonbare
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2013
We sailed from Venice in September for a week on the MSC Armonia. We were kept waiting at the airport for a while until other flights arrived then we were bussed to the ship. Check in was a bit slap dash with the left hand not knowing what ... Read more
IEAO
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2013
MSCs 'Children go free' option make it an excellent cost effective holiday option, typically paying only about £100 port taxes per child, if you share a 4 berth cabin. This is our third MSC cruise and we largely we knew what to ... Read more
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Confidentbutwrong
Member Since 2012
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2013
Having read reviews from fellow cruisers it's clear we all like different things. We chose this cruise because we had a stop every day. On Royal Caribbean there are two days a week at sea. The embarkation process started 2 hours before the ... Read more
dearmrman
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2013
MSC Cruises oh dear, they are not great or at least this cruise wasn't. Booked flights separately and flew in to Treviso, quite simple to get to Venice Port, catch the bus to Venice (Piazzo de Roma) then the Sky Shuttle to the port (1 ... Read more
perinnial dreamer
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2013
This was our first ever cruise and having read some awful reviews about MSC Armonia, I was dreading this but the price was just too tempting. Besides I had booked directly with MSC and the sales agent was really helpful and prompt in his ... Read more
Texmex ducks
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We have just returned from a week long cruise on Armonia from Venice to Ancona,Dubrovnik,Corfu, Gythion, kefalonia & Kotor. We booked direct and had seen reviews of the ship so knew what to expect. flights were booked as part of the ... Read more
yuo02mee
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Not rated Sailed August 2013
We booked with an internet agency who we could not fault for their organisation. We had decided on MSC Armonia. Although it said 4 restaurants we have been more used to having a couple of restaurants that although you pay extra for it ... Read more

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comino89
Member Since 2012
5 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Booked this cruise 4 weeks before we travelled. We still enjoyed a the "free" kids price and got a 5% discount as this was our second MSC cruise and had joined their cruise club last year. The only compromise was that we couldn't get a ... Read more
jump50
Member Since 2011
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
Our fifth Cruise - 3 on Ocean Village, 1 on P&O (Oceana). Not sure what to expect from an Italian line. However, as you might tell from the 'hint' above - we were totally satisfied, and would not hesitate to go again with MSC. The ... Read more
caroli54
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2013
We arrived in Venice early however we were able to leave our suitcases at the port and join a trip organised by MSC to go into St Marks Square, 15 Euros per person return. Once we arrived back at the port the embarkation process was very ... Read more
dodgyclegs
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
It was with some intrepidation that we finally decided to cruise with MSC. Several telephone calls were made to the MSC office in England in January & February but each time we were put on hold and could never get through to the ... Read more
Solveiga
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We booked in December last year. What attracted us most of all were the destinations and the deal was a total steal! However leading up to the cruise we were reading the reviews and were working ourselves into a state of panic, thinking ... Read more

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