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92 MSC Rome (Civitavecchia) Cruise Reviews

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DAVance
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
I am an avid cruiser. This being my 15th. Ship was nicely decorated, but no wow factors stood out for me. Wait staff and cabin staff were excellent. The balcony room was very nice and comfortable. I loved the ports, MSC did provide ... Read more
ewadsten
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My wife and I took the Fly-Cruise package for ten days this fall. This included round trip air from Chicago to Rome, a seven day cruise, and two extra nights in Rome after the cruise. All transfers were included as well. The flight ... Read more
Tene
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
i really enjoyed my cruise on MSC Divina in August 2015. I think a person's attitude is the key to enjoying any experience, especially a holiday in a different country, with a different language and culture. My attitude was that no ... Read more
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Noy
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This is about a bat mitzva & 80th birthday celebration aboard the MSC Preziosa that was terrible. We are a N American family that met on board at Civitaveccia with other family also traveling from Israel. We do have experience ... Read more
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MaryP55
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
My husband and I along with 4 others boarded the MSC Divina in Civitavecchia on the 25th of July this year. Boarding was ok not too hectic. We found the ship very beautiful in décor but almost too big. We were upgraded to balcony ... Read more

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llmurdie
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Purchased the cruise and fly package through MSC and was extremely pleased with everything. I was traveling with my sister, we stayed in an interior stateroom and purchased the all inclusive drink package (worth the money!) Transfer from ... Read more
Gawtti
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
This had to be the worse experience ever cruising. The boat was beautiful but the worker's didn't seem to want to be there to help or answer questions. They lost our bag from the start and didn't get it until 4 or 5 hrs later, I kept ... Read more
taffysmom2
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2015
My husband and I and three other couples sailed on the Divina in the Mediterranean this sumnmer. The ship is GORGEOUS and the entertainment is the BEST we have ever seen on any cruise line. There were standing ovations at every show. The ... Read more
gwallace18
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2015
The staff was courteous and could not do enough for you. The dining was great, however I was surprised that lobster was charged for on the European sailing since it was not charged for on the Caribbean sailing. The state room was perfect ... Read more
Beth in RI
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The "Fly, Cruise & Stay" Mediterranean package on the Divina was absolutely terrific. The ship is stunning - especially the Swarovski crystal staircase. The nightly entertainment is better than any I have ever seen aboard a ... Read more

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mahi_etminan@hotmail.com
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I want to share experience on this cruise lien . I have been on a few other mediterranean cruise this was by far " the worse cruise ever" i will not recommend this cruise. The ship is nice and well decorated. However ... Read more
Laxlover
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
This was our second MSC cruise... unfortunately it was not as good as the first. We booked this cruise as a final "Hurrah" with our adult (ages 27, 26 and 22) children. They had not ever been to Europe. We have enjoyed ... Read more
phamtastico@yahoo.com
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We are experienced cruisers with 20+ cruises (Celebrity, Princess, Royal Caribbean, Holland American, NCL, Carnival and now MSC). This is our first cruise with MSC in Europe and very disappointed with overall experience. We have cruised ... Read more
star64
Member Since 2010
1 review
3 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2015
Decided to write review after having read many bad reviews regarding the MSC Preziosa. I have cruised on Princess several times, the last being on the Royal Princess Inaugural cruise of the Mediterranean 2013. I have also cruised on ... Read more
Christine Martin
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2015
We did not book through a travel agent, but I had done all the research on the internet beforehand. Prior to joining the ship we had flown to Rome, then Venice, spending 2 nights in Venice, then by train to Rome where we rented an ... Read more

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Aurelija
Member Since 2007
1 review
30 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2015
We sailed on the Divina May 16-23, 2015 from Rome with another couple. Previously we have tried Norwegian, Carnival and Celebrity Reflection (also a Mediterranean itinerary in 2013). We flew to Rome the day before and enjoyed all the ... Read more
eef721
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2015
This was my third cruise and by far the worst. I have previously traveled Royal Caribbean and Carnival and both experiences were great. When we checked in to board the ship, our room was changed and the check in staff could not give me a ... Read more
tishoc
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Wonderful ship, but all that sparkles is not gold. Beautiful exterior with no substance beneath. Booked cruise in June 2014, felt at time good value for money, gratuities were listed and reasonable for a family of 5. However prices went ... Read more
RayaneLB
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Our cruise started terribly from the embarkation. we were given the first priority because I have a child in a stroller, but we were the last to embark. 1.5 hours waiting at the counter, with an MSC employee that had to ask a colleague a ... Read more
wherestheship
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
4 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2015
This was my first Mediterranean cruise I have only cruised in Australia and Asia and New Zealand, and I was so impressed. Very easy getting onto Splendida, in Singapore it can take hours to board a ship and even longer to get off. The ... Read more

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Cruising Cassy
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
6 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We have been on a number of cruises with different companies, and this was the first time on MSC. Even though Fantasia ship itself is opulent and beautiful, and the cabin is very nice with lovely facilities, this does not make up for the ... Read more
keithyweithy
Member Since 2014
7 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We have just returned from a short cruise sailing from Rome to Genoa, Ajaccio (Corsica) and back to Rome on the MSC Fantasia. We were a group of 4 and we all thoroughly enjoyed the experience. I have sailed with MSC many times and know ... Read more
bridgetjonesni
Member Since 2012
1 review
197 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We'd previously been on cruises with Royal Caribbean, Carnival and Holland America so we're not brand loyal and we'd like to think we've experienced a wide variety of ships, styles and quality. We take overly positive and overly negative ... Read more
EQUALIZER555
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our third cruise with MSC and this is what happened. Transfers: This was the first time that we went on a MSC package.Our flight landed around 11 am. When we went through arrivals we could not see the MSC rep anywhere.We walked ... Read more
iayesh
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed August 2014
I rarely write a bad review unless its worth it. Unfortunately, its worth it. My family and I (total of 11 of us), travelled on the MSC Musica and I didn't read any reviews on this ship prior to booking. I just assumed all cruises were ... Read more

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