Subscribe today
Get Cruise Critic in your inbox

MSC Poesia Cruise Review by JDinWA

Home > Reviews > Member Reviews > MSC Poesia Cruise Review by JDinWA
MSC Poesia
MSC Poesia
Member Name: JDinWA
Cruise Date: March 2013
Embarkation: Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
Destination: Western Caribbean
Cabin Category: 8
Cabin Number: 8174
Booking Method:
See More About: MSC Poesia Cruise Reviews | Western Caribbean Cruise Reviews | MSC Cruises Cruise Deals
Member Rating   4.0 out of 5+
Dining 4.0
Public Rooms 5.0
Cabins 4.0
Entertainment Not Rated
Spa & Fitness Not Rated
Family & Children Not Rated
Shore Excursions Not Rated
Embarkation 3.0
Service 4.0
Value-for-Money 4.0
Rates 4.0
Write a cruise review!

Show the Lowest Price
Departure Month
Please select at least one vendor.
American Discount Cruises
Direct Line Cruises
Sponsored Links:

red arrow

Ship Facts: MSC Poesia Review (by Cruise Critic!) | MSC Poesia Deck Plans
Much better than expected!
I read lots of reviews of MSC, and the Poesia specifically, after I booked the Moody Blues cruise. If you've read any yourself, you know there are quite a few very critical reviews, so I was a bit concerned.

Fortunately, the ship thoroughly exceeded my expectations. MSC Poesia is a beautiful ship and in excellent condition. It's bigger than I'm used to, so it's easy to get lots of walking in.

The food in the main dining room at dinner was excellent. The food at the buffet for breakfast and lunch was good. The desserts were very good, and there was lots of fresh fruit.

The waitstaff in the main dining room were friendly and professional. My room steward was also very friendly and helpful.

The cabin was a comfortable size, but the beds -- I'm afraid this was the hardest mattress I've ever slept on. And I didn't know it was possible for pillows to be that uncomfortable. Seriously, if you can bring your own pillow, you'll be glad you did.

The photographers were much more aggressive than I'm used to and don't understand the word "no".

This cruise provided its own entertainment so I can't comment on the activities or entertainment that would typically be on an MSC cruise, but overall, I thought it was a wonderful cruise and that MSC Poesia is really lovely.

Publication Date: 03/28/13
More MSC Poesia Cruise Reviews

Read the previous MSC Poesia review Read the next MSC Poesia review

Like This Review?

More Western Caribbean Cruise Reviews
Cruise Critic's MSC Poesia Review
MSC Cruises Cruise Deals
MSC Cruises Message Board
Write a cruise review!
About UsAdvertisingEditorial DisclaimerPress
PrivacySite MapStoreSubscribe

Thank You For Signing Up!

Please Note: To ensure delivery of your free e-letters, please add to your address book.

We're committed to protecting your privacy and will not rent or sell your e-mail address. By proceeding, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.