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  • Mediterranean style in food and design
  • Features the ship-within-a-ship Yacht Club concept
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316 MSC Genoa Cruise Reviews

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vladimirbeograd
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My wife and I had a great honeymoon cruise on MSC Preziosa. Took the plane to Milano, went to Centrale station and then took a train to Genova, Piazza Principe. On account of the wedding trip we got a discount (on net price, without ... Read more
lis1407
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
75 forum posts
2 helpful votes
WE BOOKED THIS CRUISE BECAUSE OF THE YACHT CLUB EXPIERENCE. ALBEID GOLD MEMBER THIS WAS THE FIRST IN YC. SAILED WITH AZAMARA+SEABOURN+SEADREAM+NCL+X+COSTA+HOLLAND AMERICA+OCEANIA.... EMBARCATION: The best so far,took 15 ... Read more
trudyrayb
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
After reading other very negative reviews for this ship we were not anticipating a good experience onboard with MSC. We found the staff, helpfull, eager to please, polite and proud of their ship. Fantasia is beautiful with roomy, ... Read more
dianecalcha
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
MSC Divina is a beauty queen by itself, but GUEST SERVICE, does not seem to be in their vocabulary, so if this part is important for you, before you book on MSC look at what you might get on other cruise lines. I got badly injured on ... Read more
Capricruiser
Member Since 2007
9 reviews
2,504 forum posts
1 helpful vote
My wife and I are both MSC veterans with many cruises over the past ten years. This, however, would be the first time we cruised in Yacht Club and the first Transatlantic. I’m an American and she Italian and both well over 65. I ... Read more

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carol smith
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2015
The MSC Diving is an absolutely beautiful ship and all of the ports of call were wonderful - if only things on the ship were as good. Cons: 1. The food in the buffet - deck 16. The catering is for the European clientele and not for ... Read more
Jimmy 1941
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Arrived back in North America last week after an 18-day cruise from Genoa across the Atlantic Ocean to Miami on the MSC Divina This was our first trip with MSC so we were open to it being different to other cruise lines. Prior to booking ... Read more
oakesj@sbcglobal.net
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
This was my second cruise on MSC but I have cruised many times on others. The first time on MSC was on the Lyrica and it was a good experience the food was good and the ship was spotless. This time it was not (I considered taking a flight ... Read more
1fathiker
Member Since 2012
1 review
31 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We just returned from an 18 day transatlantic cruise on the msc divina and it was the cruise from hell!!! We are experienced cruisers and this was, by a mile, the worst company we have ever sailed with. Although we could write a book about ... Read more
OptimistKeith
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Just back from an amazing cruise on the beautiful MSC Divina. This was my 6th cruise on MSC so I wasn't put off by the negative reviews and this cruise on the Divina certainly met all of my expectations. I acknowledge people have different ... Read more

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cpeterpye7
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
I really cannot fault the ship. A modern ship with the WOW factor. Our mid ship balcony cabin on deck 11 was spacious and modern. clean and well appointed. The entertainment was superb and the bars too. Embarkation which is available at al ... Read more
Donthirl
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
This was a full capacity cruise and the staffing was totally inadequate for the numbers involved. Tables in the dining rooms were far too close together and, on the first night, we had to wait almost an hour for any food. Needless to say, ... Read more
djames4
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
First and last cruise i will ever go on. The ship is ment to be new, i found the room dirty - our bin still has previous rubbish in - rust in the bathroom. We booked with the information we had they told us we were booked all inclusive. ... Read more
COLEY BOY
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
The interior decor of the ship is very pleasant and welcoming. the inside cabin was spacious, clean and homely, the restaurants were well run with friendly attentive staff. There was a good choice of diferent themed bars with competant ... Read more
mavdso
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
After our very first cruise, Costa in the Caribbean, which was ok, the islands are beautiful, but even though you have a luxury cabin, there are no privileges, no priority and no flexibility ! and it cost a bomb ! we said never again ! ... Read more

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marina pirates
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
63 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2015
As stated on other reviews the ship is beautiful and to be honest the service in the bars is very good. Waiters polite and efficient. Unfortunately there were lots of negatives. Firstly it took two hours to board the ship, too many ... Read more
sonjab
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Seen one MSC Fantasy class ship seen them all (we had previously been on Magnifica), BUT despite similarities they do have unique touches. The nightly theatre entertainment was good (not stunning or amazing) - but certainly enjoyable ... Read more
wokinghamcouple
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
This is only our second cruise so our review should bear that in mind. We choose this cruise as it fitted in date wise & was relatively inexpensive. We flew from Gatwick on the Sunday morning & the flight was on time & ... Read more
billylaguna
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
every cruise line has a care of duty to their staff and their guests, they must never put you in danger, they must be helpful, have patience, be understanding, use common sense, have the time to talk to the guests, have the decency to say ... Read more
cjkitten
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
The week as a whole did not start well flew ok from Gatwick arrived Genoa husband collected in wheelchair as we had planned but then things went wrong the wheelchair assistance disappeared as soon as we reached the coach - the coach driver ... Read more

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Andy_WorldTravler
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
So...After reading several reviews on this site I must say I was very concerned about the 7 day cruise I had booked. I told my GF not to worry about it. The reviews where probably of folk that can never be pleased, Unfortunately I was ... Read more
ChristinaCruise
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
We so enjoyed this cruise - our seventh with MSC. There was absolutely nothing you could complain about. The food was wonderful and so many different choices to enjoy it was cooked beautifully, served hot and nicely presented. The ship ... Read more
vivian knight
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We went on a 7 night cruise round the West. Med. on the Preziosa with a couple of friends (Sept.19th to 26th 2015.) This was the third time we went on a MSC cruise, the first time about nine years ago. On all three cruises, the ships were ... Read more
h.rothney@btinternet.com
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
This was a first time cruise for my mother (early 60's) and I (mid 30's) and we were both very impressed. The cabins were immaculate and spacious, we had a large window on the 7th floor which I would thoroughly recommend as you can enjoy ... Read more
saska@ni.ac.rs
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My family had a fantastic holliday on Preziosa. Preziosa gives you the expected and more. The food..., the crew....above expected! The cabins were beautiful and to be honest, the service in the cabin is very good. The Arabesque ... Read more

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