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MSC Splendida Cruise Review by Berke: MSC Splendida - Mediterranean Tour on Yacht Club

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MSC Splendida - Mediterranean Tour on Yacht Club

Sail Date: April 2012
Destination: Europe - Western Mediterranean
Embarkation: Barcelona

CABIN (YC1)
-No DVD player, radio, or VCR (as advertised)
-Laundry and Dry cleaning was supposed to be free but was not.
-Room service: When you place your order from the interactive TV system, takes at least 50 minutes for delivery
-Too much wind noise coming in from the balcony doors

+Room cleaned and tidyed up twice a day
+Towels changed twice a day
+Minibar is free + refilled twice a day
+Newspaper service every morning (available for most countries)
+Routine newsletter distribution. Well communicated activity schedule.
+Perfect craftmanship and very high attention paid to details during construction. Very obvious. Great room decoration.

TOP SAIL LOUNGE
-Very few assortment for snack buffet
-Can't even find Butlers around (as advertised)
-Lounge windows not cleaned during 1 week. Covered with salt. Limited visibility.

+Quality and quick service
+Interactive maps and screens on each table
+Tables, More carpets, couches cleaned very often
+The most silent and relaxed area of the whole ship
+Very nice fore sight (when windows are clean)
+Greatest staff of the Lounge: RAJIV from Mauritus! Always smiling and always ready to serve!

GENERAL
-There is no real Butler service. They just welcome you and clean your room. That's it.
-Outdoor pool water not heated. Only jacuzzi's are heated and very crowded. (except for the One Pool area reserved for Yacht Club members)
-Did not dock in Valetta due to storm. Instead wandered around for 6 hours and then went to the Marsalock bay for a technical stop. Why didn't they stop in Marsalock at first instead of burning thousand of liters of diesel wandering around?

+Very nice decoration and perfect craftmanship. The ship looks so new!
+Always a cleaning going on. Very clean.

L'OLIVO RESTAURANT
+Reserved for Yacht Club members only.
+Very silent and relaxed atmosphere
++Outstanding personalized service!!! Two big plusses for this one! Can't get this level of service in any restaurant in a european city!
+Great food! Great kitchen chef! Great Menu!
+Sommelier always available. Great wine selection.

EXCURSIONS
-Nightmare... Especially if the tour guide was an english speaking italian woman!
-Most excursions in two languages, with bad english accent and high speaker volume. No need to shout! Very annoying for long bus trips!
-Bus in La Goulette was so dirty inside. Try not to touch anywhere in Tunisia! Less


Published 04/25/12

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Cabin review: YC116012 Yacht Club Deluxe Suite

CABIN (YC1) -No DVD player, radio, or VCR (as advertised) -Laundry and Dry cleaning was supposed to be free but was not. -Room service: When you place your order from the interactive TV system, takes at least 50 minutes for delivery -Too much wind noise coming in from the balcony doors +Room cleaned and tidyed up twice a day +Towels changed twice a day +Minibar is free + refilled twice a day +Newspaper service every morning (available for most countries) +Routine newsletter distribution. Well communicated activity schedule. +Perfect craftmanship and very high attention paid to details during construction. Very obvious. Great room decoration.

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Dirty bus but very good guide.

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