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208 MSC Senior Cruise Reviews
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lis1407
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
84 forum posts
3 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
oakesj@sbcglobal.net
Member Since 2015
1 review
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
Grandch53dren
Member Since 2015
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Wonderful ship, truly beautiful.The staff are so friendly and warm, always happy and willing to do anything that you request.The state rooms are a really good size with everything that you need,we had a balcony and that was an added ... Read more
mavdso
Member Since 2015
1 review
11 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
cairnsl
Member Since 2010
1 review
10 helpful votes
I have cruised extensively over year's this was a special occasion for my parent's Golden Wedding, my husband and myself we are lucky enough to be upgraded to suites on 14/15 floor room 14032, we had fantastic view's when arriving in ... Read more
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gedjon1
Member Since 2015
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
This was my first real cruise trip so was pleasantly surprised how good it was . Firstly the whole check in and out process works really well considering the number of passengers. The airport is used to the sort of numbers so it all flows ... Read more
GGAdelaide
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Boarded the ship in Valencia. Very glamorous ship, usually cruise P and O Australia. Cabin on fifth deck was excellent. No swell noticed at all. Would not like to be on this ship in the height of the season. Ate our evening meals in ... Read more
Sxparen
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Just came back from our Meditarranean cruise on MSC and we have nothing but glowing reviews for the staff friendliness, multilingual, pleasant and helpfulness. The food was fabulous be it at the dining room or the buffet which had fresh ... Read more
lodibob
Member Since 2012
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
In April 2015 our friends and us booked two adjoining balcony rooms on the MSC Orchestra leaving from Kiel, Germany on Sept. 19, 2015 for a 9 day cruise. We had previously sailed on MSC Musica and MSC Splendida in addition to other cruise ... Read more
mire2tap
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
It was the worst cruise I’ve ever joined and will never ever set foot on MSC again….a total write-off. It was a disappointment, an awful experience and an embarrassment for me because I got a friend and family to come along ... Read more
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vivian knight
Member Since 2015
1 review
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
Frank Galway
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 helpful votes
My wife and i travelled as part of a group of 27 travellers. We spent two nights in bacelona prior to joining the ship. Check in at barcelona port was very efficient and well organised. Divina is a big ship with capacity of nearly 4,000 ... Read more
antg
Member Since 2016
1 review
I chose this cruise because I wanted to see Venice, and visit Greece. There were company reps all guiding us to the pick up coaches, which would take us to the ship. My package was supposed to be an all inclusive deal, but as soon as you ... Read more
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Gisela Martinez
Member Since 2015
1 review
11 helpful votes
I would like to make a complaint of my last cruise with MSC. In October 2013, I made a cruise in the Mediterranean in the ship Lirica. I reserved a balcony and this trip was great. I had a beautiful view from my balcony. I was so ... Read more
claus_f@hotmail.com
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Evaluation: First the bit positive there is to write. The positive list of employees who have made themselves particularly noticed: William, Florian, Luis Zamora, Umesh Kumar, Leo (happy face) and Milena. Housekeerber Ni Luh ... Read more
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Castleline
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2015
Seasoned travellers the check-in was efficient and hassle free, ship's staff at the terminal desks were friendly, cheerful and helpful. MSC ARMONIA. SAFETY: The vessel was spotless throughout, an ex seafarer it is reassuring to note ... Read more
AverilM
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
We chose the Eastern Meditteranean cruise as we had never visited any of the ports of call. Our cabin was spacious and had a beautiful sea view. Situated on the 10 th floor (Turadot) in the aft of the liner it was conveniently situated to ... Read more
Tene
Member Since 2015
1 review
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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cblowes
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2015
We have been on several cruises and will never cruise with MSC again. The ship was nice and our cabin was very pleasant as was our steward, but that's about all I can say on the positive, unfortunately Firstly we chose the wrong time ... Read more
mayhew@talk21.com
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
Sailed July 2015
My wife and I are regular cruiser and booked this cruise to experience a new style very large ship. On arrival at Genoa check-in was chaotic but nevertheless we got from arrival to ship in less than 30 minutes. Information was limited ... Read more
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Joseph Raimond
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
The checking and boarding was fine. The cabin was modern and very nicely decorated, clean with a small window of the port of the ship. Altough the window had mirroring effect from the outside, when interior lights were turned on this ... Read more
Hedgy
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
This was my first cruise and I have to say, I'm off to a good start! The cruise route sailed around the Med calling in La Spezia, Mallorca, Ibiza, Olbia and Slareno, and lasted 7 nights. First things first, we were welcomed onto the ship ... Read more
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Jean Lawson
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
5 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
Great ship. Stink of smoke. Smokers in public areas. No crew enforcing rules i.e. no food or drink in theatre, passengers doing just what they pleased. No taking of videos in theatre.... passengers doing this anyway. as I said no one ... Read more
snowp
Member Since 2015
1 review
Just got back from Venice which is an amazing city. We had 7 nights on board MSC Lirica, we had an outside cabin compared to other cruise lines we have been on it was very small, the shower was so small the curtain stuck to your body ... Read more
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Macshooter
Member Since 2014
1 review
5 forum posts
Round trip cruise Kiel/Baltic/Kiel/Norway/Kiel. Booked the Aurea package which included priority boarding which was a slow process as rude and impolite fellow passengers wouldn't give the staff a moments peace interrupting them ... Read more
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