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19 MSC Amsterdam Cruise Reviews


Jacobys mom avatar

Jacobys mom

1 Review Written

First and Last Cruise with MSC

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We choose this cruise because of the ports and the ability to conveniently fly in and out of Amsterdam. It was a seven day cruise with stops in five portsThe ship itself is lovely. Meal portions in the dining room ...
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Sail Date September 2017


Pepe1972 avatar

Pepe1972

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

A floating all you can eat highway restaurant

I chose this cruise because I wanted an easy dis- and embarkation port for my parents who don't like air travel and who live in the Netherlands. Unfortunately my parents at the last moment couldn't travel and I ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Elliott1

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Things I Wish I had Known before We Cruised on Magnifica

I had read some of the reviews before we left, and I was somewhat nervous. There was no reason to be. This was one of our favorite cruises. I want to tell you a bit about us before I review our trip. My husband and ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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bastiaan

1 Review Written

I like her a lot!

For me as a European citizen (Amsterdam, the Netherlands) I really enjoyed my cruise on the Magnifica ! This was my 2nd one with her…… Ok.., most of the ports where not super…, but I don’t mind that. I ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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gretaa47

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Do not recommend

The main reason to chose this cruise was the ports of call. And they were the best part of the cruise. Beautiful Bruges, charming Honfleur, impressive Amsterdam, unique island of Guernsey made this tour ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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elinsonv

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The worst holiday

This summer my friends and I took a cruise to the Norwegian fjords on board MSC Magnifica and were extremely disappointed. Schedule is so that most of the time you spent on the ship. From 14 days of the cruise, we ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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kstares

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Cruise, well worth the money.

Just returned home after a Magnificent 11 day cruise. Having never been to Europe and having read the reviews, I had very low expectations. Well, this trip was fantastic. Embarkation was very easy and quick. Our ...
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Sail Date May 2014


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Mahmoniker

2 Reviews Written

No rating

MSC Review

Nine night cruise Amsterdam to Amsterdam. Six ports. One cancelled after we booked without notifying us. (About two months prior to sail). The Magnifica is a four or five year old ship. Linens mended and old and ...
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Sail Date April 2014


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Mahmoniker

2 Reviews Written

No rating

MSC Magnifica/Western Europe Review

There seems to be little information on MSC cruises so I am sharing out balcony experience on Magnifica. We agreed with most posts saying food tedious, not tasty...repetitive. The lunch salad bar was okay and fruit ...
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Sail Date April 2014


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sienna100

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disappointed

I will start by saying that I went on this cruise with my mother, and I chose this sailing because of the itinerary and the price, both of which were very good. I had travelled with MSC a few years ago, and although ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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JezzaC

5 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Considering MSC? I suggest selecting some other cruise line

This was our 2nd cruise on MSC. Our first cruise was fine so we were happy to go again for MSC cruise but it wasn't what we expected.MSC Magnifica is beautiful ship and in great condition. They keep ship very clean. ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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MO267

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great 7-day cruise with the MSC Lirica!!

After reading some of the negative comments we (experienced cruisers including HAL, RCCL and Celebrity) prepared for the worst on our first MSC cruise. But we found our 7-day cruise with the MSC Lirica fantastic! ...
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Sail Date October 2012


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scooby dog

2 Reviews Written

Opera --- ABSOLUTE nightmare

TERRIBLE TERRIBLE TERRIBLE BED- cheap sheets, slab for a mattress, pillows lumpy BATH- towels like cardboard, one soap dispenser for shampoo and body soap NO extras Entertainment- The very ...
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Sail Date May 2011


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Ima_HockeyMom

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Northern Europe - Norway Fjords

My husband and I just returned from the Opera where we sailed from Amsterdam to Oslo, Stavanager, Flam and then disembarked in Bergen, Norway. We are both in are early 40s and were not travelling with our two ...
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Sail Date June 2011


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newcruiser12345

1 Review Written

Vacation Nightmare on the Opera -MUST READ!

The whole time you are on this ship you can't wait to get to land. A British man I talked to compared it to being in the army and he hit the nail on the head. If you go on this ship drink HEAVY to cope with no ...
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Sail Date May 2011


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HAGA

7 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

MSC Opera - not ready for prime time!

The pretty ship has two flaws . . . a dull menu and a crew sorely in need of training. The ship is classic italian . . .the drew works hard to serve. But no matter what you call it, pasta in red meat sauce is pasta ...
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Sail Date May 2011


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tp95661

1 Review Written

MSC Opera - You'll Do Better Elsewhere

The MSC Opera - a beautiful, well appointed and maintained ship! The service staff was superb - both attentive and friendly. Each port-of-call and tour was outstanding - great sights and tours that were not overly ...
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Sail Date May 2010


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Greyhound54

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

MSC Opera Not Ready for Prime Time

Ships Name: MSC Opera POE: Amsterdam Cities Visited: Amsterdam; Dover, Kiel, Stockholm, Helsinki, St. Petersburg, Copenhagen Dates: 22 May- 2 June 2010 11 Nights This was our first cruise with MSC. It was probably ...
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Sail Date May 2010


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atleetalie

1 Review Written

A Dutch view on the MSC Lirica

We recently took a cruise with MSC Cruises to St Petersburg (Russia). We are a Dutch family with 2 children aged 14 and 17. We booked our cruise very early, in October, at a Dutch company called 'CruiseTravel'. In ...
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Sail Date July 2009


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