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  • Mediterranean style in food and design
  • Features the ship-within-a-ship Yacht Club concept
  • MSC Divina Miami-based year-round
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147 MSC Romantic Cruise Reviews

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MakeItSo!
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
While the Divina is a beautiful ship and did many things well, the design is not terribly functional and the service not terribly efficient and there is room for improvement. We met many seasoned cruisers who found the ship's interior ... Read more
DebJ14
Member Since 2000
3 reviews
3,950 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was my 55th cruise and my husband's 51st cruise. We have sailed on all the major lines multiple times, and on some lines that no longer exist. For the past 15 years we have pretty much only sailed in suites. We chose this cruise ... Read more
F1ddlergirl
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Of all the cruises I have been on,the MSC Divina is by far the worst one yet. Dinning room food was adequate, but extremely skimpy. The buffet was large, but food was not very good. The help in the dinning room was slow. While most ... Read more
AndreH
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We did the Western Med cruise from Barcelona in April 2015 , the check in was so smooth, no hassles, no waiting, all excusions i had pre booked was 100% accurate as well as drinks vouchers. The service on the ship, Splendida, was fantastic ... Read more
LuckyPhil13
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We arrived at the ship at the designated boarding time of 2pm and were given a sheet of paper that informed us that we could now board the ship at 11:30am. Fantastic but no-one from MSC contacted me on the cell/mobile phone number I ... Read more

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Rajkumar
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2015
I am very impressed with this cruise company. MSC did very well to make our cruise a great and pleasurable experience. The good point: Excellent Food, Excellent Accommodation, Amazing service from all the crew staff. Very friendly and ... Read more
Aloha2Cruisers
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We cruise a lot, Royal Caribbean/Celebrity is our favorite. This was our first time on MSC cruiseline. Our balcony room on the 13th floor was nice, we were upgraded from a ocean view, which was a nice thing about this cruise line, most ... Read more
AUGUY74
Member Since 2015
1 review
50 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I booked this cruise mainly because the price was right and the destinations were all new to me. We had never been on MSC before so could only try and compare to some Royal Caribbean ships I've been on. First, the ship in beautiful. It ... Read more
HilDen
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
14 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2015
My wife and I have sailed on MSC Fantasia and MSC Splendida which are the biggest ships flying the MSC flag and decided at Easter15 to have a week in Santa Cruz, Tenerife and a weeks cruise on the newly refurbished MSC Armonia sailing the ... Read more
Ron - Linda
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailing MSC Yacht Club is one of the most exciting and wonderful experiences one can imagine. You arrive at the ship and are greeted by an amazing person who sweeps you off your feet, takes complete control of you and your personal luggage ... Read more

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Ian van Jaarsveld
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Our first European visit and our second MSC cruise. An absolutely wonderful experience bordering on decadence treatment. The entire process from embarkation to disembarkation was handled superbly. This despite the tragic events the week ... Read more
Andriana
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
First of all ,I have to say that the stuff was so kind and friendly..I became a friend with some of them :) The cruise was amazing,my cabinn had a balcon with the magic view..but i spend a little time in it because you have so much ... Read more
anjana41
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
This was our first cruise and I was a bit apprehensive, weather I would get sea sick and not enjoy any of it . But what a surprise. I can honestly say I had the most wonderful vacation I have ever had. I went on this cruise with an open ... Read more
suzannegra
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My husband and I have taken many cruises on Holland America, Carnival, and Royal Caribbean and we were a little hesitant to take a Christmas Cruise on an MSC ship because of mixed reviews we have read. Most of our concerns were put aside ... Read more
Squirmeyone
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2014
We booked this cruise largely based on incredible good price for a balcony cabin. We have previously cruise with other Shiplight. Some things that we observed about the Divina are as follows. This is a beautiful ship and is extremely ... Read more

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onexcop
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I will tell you about her fall leaving one of the shows later. ONe year ago we went on our anniversary cruise with 35 other folks. I thought I had a great time. In fact, I did, a really good time. My cabin was towards the aft of the ... Read more
GJP_GJP
Member Since 2015
1 review
15 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2014
Cruise viewed and paid in 1 month. We need to relax and only go out from walk from ship in Marseilles (BUS) to buy some Soaps and in Messina We had been make a similar cruise in our honey moon and we need to appreciate more from the ... Read more
KSTAZMAN
Member Since 2002
9 reviews
12,068 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2014
We live in Kansas so every cruise starts with a flight. We fly in the night before. If it`s in country we fly Southwest. Shuttled between the hotel in Ft. Lauderdale and the airport twice. Then caught a shuttle to the Miami cruise port.We ... Read more
Standardnut
Member Since 2006
4 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2014
This is our b2b on the Divina from 10/18 - 11/1. For all the negative reviews, they are not we experienced. Every crew was friendly and understood English very well. All of our requests were handled promptly including the guest service ... Read more
pocketbrando
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
Everything was amazing. Food, entertainment, ports, weather, pools, gym, staff etc. We left our hotel room at 12 and had our first drink by the pool on the ship by 12:45. I have only one complaint which resulted in 4 vs 5 stars. The room ... Read more

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shagram
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
The ship was breathtakingly beautiful. Our cabin was roomy and tastefully decorated. And there were shower doors. The food was excellent, they had hot buffet food on deck at all times that I visited. No cold breakfast like on other ... Read more
Lopsdb
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
Before our cruise we requested an upgrade which we were prepared to pay for but travel agent told us we would be advised once on board whether we could upgrade or not. Nobody came to speak to us, nothing said on check in either. Check-in ... Read more
delliemd
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
65 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
I wanted to love this cruise so I could go on this ship again.I have been on a lot of cruises,this is the most beautiful ship,but that alone is not enough to bring me back.Embarkation was fast & easy but that could be because I was in ... Read more
mark*shark
Member Since 2010
1 review
5 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We had a fabulous time on this smaller ship where it was easier to get to know people. Easy embarkation/disembarkation at Southampton Superb service from all staff (special mentions to Roberto and Gustavo) Enjoyable food particularly ... Read more
Deasmumhan
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2014
First off... to the people who are writing reviews saying bad things about this ship or its service. REALLY?! What truly was not to like about this ship? I'll try to give an unbiased opinion of this ship both pros and cons, of which there ... Read more

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