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MSC Splendida
Ranked #1 of 15 MSC Cruises Ships
64% Loved It
  • Line's Italian heritage reflected in cuisine
  • 80 percent of cabins have private balconies
  • Lively passengers hail mostly from Europe
  • Launched: July 2009; Passengers: 3,274
MSC Divina
Ranked #2 of 15 MSC Cruises Ships
59% Loved It
  • Beautiful public spaces with a stunning atrium
  • Gorgeous infinity pool has spectacular views
  • Exclusive Yacht Club space
  • Launched: 2012; Passengers: 3,502
MSC Lirica
MSC Lirica
Ranked #3 of 15 MSC Cruises Ships
57% Loved It
  • Marketed to North Americans as well as Europeans
  • MSC's first-ever new-build
  • Offers a nice variety of Caribbean sailings
  • Launched: 2003; Passengers: 1,976
MSC Fantasia
Ranked #4 of 15 MSC Cruises Ships
57% Loved It
  • 75 percent of cabins have private balconies
  • International pax mix makes for festive ambience
  • Has one of Europe's best ship-within-a-ship concepts
  • Launched: Spring 2008; Passengers: 3,274
MSC Preziosa
Ranked #5 of 15 MSC Cruises Ships
55% Loved It
  • Lively, cosmopolitan atmosphere and Mediterranean style
  • Family-friendly with free kids fares and water play areas
  • Good choice for budget-conscious cruisers
  • Launched: 2013; Passengers: 3,502
MSC Magnifica
Ranked #6 of 15 MSC Cruises Ships
54% Loved It
  • Kids younger than 18 always sail free
  • Great spa includes thermal suite and smoothie bar
  • Sails from Europe, Brazil, U.K.
  • Launched: 2010; Passengers: 2,518
MSC Armonia
Ranked #7 of 15 MSC Cruises Ships
52% Loved It
  • Pros: Five kids' clubs and partnerships with Lego and Chicco make Armonia a hit with families.
  • Cons: The ship is 15 years old, and the food can be hit or miss.
  • Bottom Line: A low-cost option for a family cruise on a mid-sized ship with plenty of activities.
  • Launched: 2001; Passengers: 1,952
MSC Sinfonia
Ranked #8 of 15 MSC Cruises Ships
51% Loved It
  • Intimate, mid-sized ship
  • Primarily geared to Europeans
  • Night owls can howl at the hip Pasha Club
  • Launched: 2002; Passengers: 1,952
MSC Poesia
Ranked #9 of 15 MSC Cruises Ships
51% Loved It
  • Large international passenger mix
  • Elegant decor that evokes a boutique hotel
  • Stellar entertainment, from acrobats to singers
  • Launched: 2008; Passengers: 2,550
MSC Opera
Ranked #10 of 15 MSC Cruises Ships
48% Loved It
  • A truly international experience
  • Poolside line dancing is a hoot
  • Dining rooms feature traditional seating
  • Launched: 2004; Passengers: 2,142
MSC Orchestra
Ranked #11 of 15 MSC Cruises Ships
46% Loved It
  • Captivating port-intensive itineraries
  • Wine Bar has a terrific antipasto
  • Supersized pool-side movie screen
  • Launched: 2007; Passengers: 2,550
MSC Musica
Ranked #12 of 15 MSC Cruises Ships
46% Loved It
  • Internal passenger mix = fun time
  • L'Enoteca Wine Bar offers terrific antipasto
  • Supersized pool-side movie screen
  • Launched: 2006; Passengers: 2,550
MSC Seaside
Ranked #13 of 15 MSC Cruises Ships
0% Loved It
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  • First of the line's new Seaside Class vessels
  • Miami-based year-round
  • Outdoor promenade with shops, bars and restaurants
  • Launched: December 2017; Passengers: 5,179
MSC Meraviglia
Ranked #14 of 15 MSC Cruises Ships
0% Loved It
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  • Launched: 2017; Passengers: 4,500
MSC Meraviglia Plus 1
MSC Meraviglia Plus 1
Ranked #15 of 15 MSC Cruises Ships
0% Loved It
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  • Launched: 2019; Passengers: 6,297
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MSC Cruises Member Reviews

53% Loved It

15th cruise - yes, I DO have a clue :) Overall: Not impressed. I would go again only if we got the 4-person balcony for $1400 like those who ... Read more
by cmoro
Before cruising with MCS Divina I read the reviews and they were very poorly so bad that I thought that by June things were going to be much better ... Read more
by milaydaurena
Don't believe all the bad reviews! MSC DIvina 6/11 to 6/18. First time MSC'ers having sailed NCL, RCCL, Princess, and Carnival. These guys ... Read more
by maxim1010
First time MSC-cruiser. American. Travelled with 24 of my family members, June 11-18, 2016. Ocho Rios, Cayman/Georgetown, Cozumel, Nassau. Have ... Read more
by Black_Sheep
I read the reviews about this ship extensively before sailing, and have to admit most of the negative ones are quite accurate, this is not a luxury ... Read more
by Mal555
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