“Msc a version of Butlin on the sea”
Cruise review of MSC Splendida

Celtic Lass MSC Splendida 1 Msc a version of Butlin on the sea
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The ship is really nice and the cabin a very good size. The ship is really clean and the staff in the bars are very nice. The staff in the bora bora are only table cleaners. They don't speak to the guest or help anyone. The bora bora at breakfast time was like feeding time at the zoo. In the evenings it was a little better but the food was always cold. In 7 days we only got one meal that was any way good. I think the staff even on recepiton have very limited English and because tips are all inclusive they just couldn't be bothered.

Entertainment on board only catered for Italian guest. The Aft bar had the same band on for 7 night with the same music and the same couples doing ballroom dancing every night. There was way too many babies and children on board and the bars was full of toddles crawling around the dance floor up to 11.30 at time. Its like a holiday resort on sea for the Italian who can bring there children free. No entertainment at all at the day at sea and the weather was really bad. The dress code on board was very very casual.

The lifts were a nightmare. The Italian always barged through everone to get on even before everyone else got on. I heard more argument from other nationalsition on board to say how rude they were. They don't Que and pass everyone else out.

The destination of call were good and shuttle bus and excursion done well.

MSC Splendida Cruises to the Eastern Mediterranean
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Quiet room really nice cablin. Good size and the bathroom had a great showever

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Again did our own thing. Got the msc shuttle bus in and out. Used the hop on hop off bus in Barcelona never again the route is terrible and all day on the bus going nowwhere. Had to get a taxi back to meet the shuttle bus and we were afraid we wouldn't make it from our last stop as the bus took so long.

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Published 06/26/13
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