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  • Mediterranean style in food and design
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211 MSC Romantic Cruise Reviews
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georgekillie
Member Since 2016
1 review
31 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We chose this cruise to visit Istanbul and Dubrovnick. Unfortunately the recent bombings in Turkey caused MSC.to drop it from the itenary. We still went on the cruise and had a wonderful time. Great food,great service,great cabin,GREAT ... Read more
greg m
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
12 helpful votes
We retuned from the MSC DIVINA May 22, 2016. We will not be returning on this ship.service very very bad.dining very poor. Shore excursion very poor,only cabin and ship good. They surchage the tip 12 per person per day. Consequently, ... Read more
Mitch Pietruszka
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Great ship, great price,superb food, great entertainment and very friendly and attentive staff. Rooms bright and well appointed.ship is one of the most attractive we have ever sailed on. It was clean with great attention to detail. ... Read more
tomyduece
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
11 helpful votes
Let me begin by stating this was my very FIRST cruise and my view was somewhat tainted by my wife's experience spanning over 35 cruises. Our check-in experience was more painful than having a tooth extracted without Novocain. The security ... Read more
carmen.savva
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
We had a fantastic trip and I can highly recommend this experience to anyone. The embarkation process went really smoothly without any problems. We loved the stop over ports, although they were all obviously a little rushed. Felt a ... Read more
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DavenMarz
Member Since 2016
1 review
37 helpful votes
Did a 7 night cruise out of Miami that stopped in Jamaica, Grand Cayman, Mexico & Bahamas. Had read many reviews and saw a lot of petty whining about things from some. Went with my wife and an open mind and plan to enjoy. Have cruised ... Read more
Trvlr37
Member Since 2001
13 reviews
2,581 forum posts
12 helpful votes
PROS - MSC Divina is gorgeous - very European and classy. - Crystal Staircase is beautiful and more gorgeous than in photos. - Lobster tail at dinner and large prawns served in main dining room. Many lines do not serve lobster ... Read more
cruisemd
Member Since 2004
5 reviews
67 forum posts
6 helpful votes
This was our 30th cruise and 3rd on MSC. We like MSC, but it is definitely a little behind some of its competition. You really need to know what you are getting into the ships are not like travelling on American, British or Scandinavian ... Read more
lukepare
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
11 helpful votes
So we arrived in Venice the day before boarding the MSC Magnifica. I was our first trip to Europe together and we were very excited. Venice is an incredibly beautiful city to explore, with no cars and in April the weather was just perfect ... Read more
Cerrie
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
My bf and I decided to go on a 5 day cruise to Maputo and Portuguese islands for my birthday and it was the best decision we ever made. From the the time we arrived on the cruise we were made to feel royalty. The food was standard a curry ... Read more
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sandpiper35
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
202 forum posts
21 helpful votes
Review Divina April 9th through the 16th. Miami - Bermuda - Nassau - Miami I will try to make this as brief as possible and just mention items that may help other travellers. Booking: We do not use a Travel Agent we called an ... Read more
SeasideSally71
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
31 helpful votes
We've cruised Carnival 5 times in the past and was so disappointed with our last cruise that we did not cruise for 8 years. We are a couple of DINKs in our 40's and were looking for a much needed break from the weekly grind. This was our ... Read more
neikirkcd
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
My wife and I took a cruise to celebrate our 10th anniversary. We chose the cruise for the itinerary: Genoa-Barcelona-Morocco-Canary Islands-Madiera-Malaga-Rome. We read the reviews prior to taking the cruise and it seemed the majority ... Read more
jensoup
Member Since 2007
1 review
25 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We have been on 11 cruises prior to this one and the MSC Divina is BY FAR the most beautiful and well maintained ship on which we have sailed. The decorations are tasteful and not gaudy and there are so many public areas on the ship for ... Read more
mangonutts@hotmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Many huge issue with this MSC cruise over Spring break 2016. FIRST & LAST on MSC Family of 4 (2 Adults & 2 Teens) First: Bahamas First day on board, Excursion Customer Service only gave me 3 of my 4 tickets for Bahamas ... Read more
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SuiteTraveler
Member Since 2009
5 reviews
4,757 forum posts
45 helpful votes
I am writing this review to let everyone know about the incredible experience that is the MSC Yacht Club. My husband and I are experienced cruisers with probably 30 cruises or more, many of them in suites. Lately we have been enjoying ... Read more
glitterP
Member Since 2016
1 review
19 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We sailed on the MSC Sinfonia . WOW . It was such an amazing trip. From the moment we step on board until we disembarked . Our cabin attendant Yusif was just amazing. He came to greet us and for the entire trip he remembered our names and ... Read more
Frescer
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
This was our first cruise ever, so we went with no preconceived ideas and no expectations. We chose the cruises mainly on price, it was cheap and it went to interesting places in the Middle East that I wanted to go to. We knew we would ... Read more
Hevrichietorre
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Even before we got on board we were bombarded with staff asking us to book excursions, spa treatments etc. Embarkation itself was speedy, this is the one and only time! The ship is stunning, our cabin at first glance was nice. Then we saw ... Read more
BOXER51
Member Since 2016
1 review
17 helpful votes
We are an English couple and have just returned from having a fantastic week on the MSC Preziosa. We have absolutely no complaints about anything on board,the waiting and the bar staff were always smiling and so friendly and very ... Read more
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billy and lee
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Just back from the 'holiday of a lifetime' what a joke. From the arrival at the ship, until disembarkation, MSC seemed determined to make every step a battle, from herding us on with the people on excursions, to a complete refusal to ... Read more
Priyesh Matabal
Member Since 2016
1 review
25 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
If you enjoy bad service, filth and bad food then this trip is for you. My wife, 3 yr old and myself went on the cruise to nowhere ex Durban on 29 Jan 2016. We booked a suite which was the only good part of the trip as it was large and ... Read more
bres
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
I would give this ship a rating of - 0 star. This was my first cruise with this cruise line and I would not tell anyone to get on this cruise. This cruise was for my birthday and MY husband order birthday item for me ... Read more
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1HungryGirl
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
This was the first experience my boyfriend and I had with cruises. We flew in from Toronto into Fort Lauderdale. To preface, we felt that we did have a very nice time on the ship. In general, the service was good and we were generally ... Read more
BarryLB
Member Since 2015
1 review
6 helpful votes
...there are also good cruises, really good cruises, and really great cruises. This cruise on the MSC Divinia was none of those! OK, let's start with the positives. The MSC Divinia is a really beautiful ship. The public areas, the ... Read more
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