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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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221 MSC Senior Cruise Reviews
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All-ready2cruise
Member Since 2014
1 review
1,868 forum post
1 helpful vote
We loved our experience on the MSC Divina. We'd always wanted to do a holiday cruise and after checking prices, itineraries, perks and a few other things, we decided that MSC seemed to have the best bang for the buck. The Divina truly is ... Read more
maire73
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Service was good but was not told that the tip of the restaurants in the hotel and paid separately. The ship had a lot of activities, games, dances, shows. Got to eat a lot and well, drinking well as the allegrissimo drinks package. ... Read more
Maurobin
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Pre-trip - we had to ask for the itinerary about a week before we left and then received it in Spanish. When I asked for an English copy I was told there wasn't one yet a German lady on the coach had an English copy. The coach journey ... Read more
Dax5741
Member Since 2009
1 review
29 forum posts
Sailed December 2016
First of all, my expectations were somewhat lower than for other cruises on Princess & NCL. I had read numerous reviews about MSC's notoriously bad service and was prepared to experience what these other passengers went through. ... Read more
joeblues
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
we wanted to try a new cruise line the shows were good but the signage was terrible to find restrooms. the food line at the buffett was a complete fiasco people cutting in front of you elbows in your face??? all they needed to do was put ... Read more
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B0308
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
This cruise was a great deal for a family with two teenagers, and we got two very nice balcony staterooms for a great price for the holiday season. CONS: The ship had a very diverse crowd, which was quite interesting and nice, but keep ... Read more
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sillerpille
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Went on MSC DIVINA and had following issues: 1. Food: Food is not really good. Sometimes it was very good but most of the time it was disappointing and poor. Especially the Dinner was not what it should be to end a nice day. 2. ... Read more
Stickwitch
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
2 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
The itinerary was of great interest since I hadn't been to four of the ports before. The status match program and price for single travelers also lured me to try this line. The ship is beautiful and the staff was great but the food was ... Read more
cruiserjude
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
My friend and I chose MSC because they were offering a real deal on a 10 nite cruise. I was very impressed by the beauty and cleanliness of the ship. Our room which was an inside cabin was spacious and well laid out. Also more than ample ... Read more
Nessy60
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
Worst cruise out of 7 that we have been. We'll start with the food in the restaurant 1/ Black hair in the food on 1st night (for the wife),2/ Black hair in the food again a couple of nights later(for the wife).3/Chicken not cooked PINK in ... Read more
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Coolmom1950
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
This was our first cruise on MSC Divina. It was one of the most beautiful ships we have been on and the public areas were kept immaculately clean. Embarkation and disembarkation went very smoothly. You had to register your credit card ... Read more
Mustique94
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
THIS WAS WORST CRUISE-1 of 20-that we have been on.Food in buffet and restaurants was a disgrace.Ship was totally overcrowded with chaos in buffet-restaurants and decks-passengers lying on towels with inadequate sunbeds.Staff ratio to ... Read more
J.Thomas
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because I had previously sailed on the OPERA on her maiden voyage, that was wonderful. I had expected this cruise to match that one. I was wrong. Everything, but everything had to be paid for, right down to water on ... Read more
bltinfla
Member Since 2011
6 reviews
57 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We took this cruise with 68 others from a softball league in Florida. These are the pros and cons of my experience. PROS 1. The ship is beautiful. Besides the crystal steps here is a great deal of artwork. It is impressive. ... Read more
Genoa20
Member Since 2016
1 review
The ship is kept spotlessly clean, but the italians smoked everywhere . Even under the no smoking here signs.The sotto vento pub was always in a haze of smoke and impossible to inhabit if you dont smoke.The guest relations area always ... Read more
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travelagain
Member Since 2014
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Got on the ship, bit slow boarding. They have stretched the ship and fitted another 200 cabins. We had a new cabin (9105). Very tidy, but a bit small. Adequate, but not as good as the last time on this ship. Had requested fixed early ... Read more
Canuck Ripley
Member Since 2010
9 reviews
1 forum post
6 helpful votes
We chose MSC Divina because we sailed on her before and they were offering a great value of 2 people for the price of 1. Two weeks before our cruise, MSC called to offer us a very special promotion of $50 per person per day to be upgraded ... Read more
gremlin123
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Quite an experience, but with minor inconveniences We were not given choice of excursions by the Travel agent The offered excursions were not covered by a short video on the TV system of the excursion with details such as length of ... Read more
eilymar
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
the ship was much bigger than my previous cruise( Thomson celebration) Once you got your bearings all was fine The cabin we were allocated was on he 9th floor (inside) the beds were so comfy & the room was cleaned each time you left ... Read more
Rog and Nod
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
Ship: Very clean throughout, impressive art displays throughout the ship.Embarkation very quick at the time we boarded. Disembarkation very well organised and directed. Food was reasonable given the number of people on board whichever ... Read more
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LynnA1955
Member Since 2014
1 review
30 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
I love this ship and i love MSC, I think people lose sight of the value for money you get with an MSC cruise. We have just done a one week northern europe cruise for £450 each including the Allegrisimo drinks package. The ship ... Read more
Chynadog
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed September 2016
Chose this cruise as it was booked with friends, our first time cruising .As there was a coach full of us we were taken directly to the ship Embarkation was smoother than i imagined .Cannot fault the service the staff are hard ... Read more
86Station
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Chose this cruise as from Southampton and reasonable cost. Ship lovely and excellent dining and cafe staff but not so good bar staff. Very good balcony cabin. However this is as far as plus sign goes. Don't be fooled by the ... Read more
PamelaEbony
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We have cruised approx 20 times on several cruise lines. We are getting older now and plan to leave as little behind as possible, life is short so now we are taking care of ourselves and so since traveling is what we enjoy most we have ... Read more
CC C
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
I never heard of this cruise line. But while searching for something different I cam across MSC. I was doing this 5 months out. They had an offer of two for one. The dates were good and most reviews of the Ship-Divina were fine. I made ... Read more
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