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Barcelona MSC Meraviglia Cruise Reviews

MSC
MSC Meraviglia
Destination
Barcelona

Traveler rating

Excellent

18

Very Good

17

Average

18

Poor

22

Terrible

12

Cruise type

22 Barcelona MSC Meraviglia Cruise Reviews


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GOIN2C

3 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Some Pros and cons

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Sailed with husband,daughter and 2 friends. This was our 55th cruise. 6th cruise line, returned from 04/04/2019 sailing on MSC .meraveglia The ship is lovely, staff was wonderful, especially Jonathan, my ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Swandi n Meow

3 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship yet service and food are below standard

I have been cruising with other companies before so this is not my first cruise experience. But this is my first and last cruise experience with MSC. Pros and cons: Pros: (1) Beautiful interior - swarovski ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Roundy78

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

MSC, not for me!!!

OVERALL This was our first cruise on MSC so we were excited to try a new company after a couple of friends had recommended them. The ship itself is nice enough but found the many staff members to be quite rude. ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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TransOceanTwo

5 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Negatives HUGELY outweigh the Positives

Cruise in NEITHER a 1 nor a 5...realistically closer to a 2. Best NOT to view this as a cruise ... better to invision as a hotel with meals and transportation to locations. Ship has 5700 passengers and a crew ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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mdj101

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Fantastic ship let down by poor service, poor food and rude guests.

We picked this cruise after watching various videos of her online. It was to celebrate my mothers 70th Birthday and the price was great, especially as they don't charge for children which means we saves on 2 people! ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Bilbo766

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

RyanAir of the Seas

I think if this was our first cruise ever, we would have thought this was an OK (not great) cruise. But we’ve cruised before with Holland America and Carnival which had given us certain expectations that MSC fell ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Queen Gena

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beautiful ship, inferior cruise

We chose this cruise because of the ports, timing, and cost. The ship was beautiful with wonderful appointments. Access to room was each with a touch or the room card. There was an "over 18 only" room on the 18th ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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smitty41

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

'Glad to disembark'

We have just returned from a one week cruise on-board the Meraviglia we travelled in a group of 7 adults family & friends age range 46-86, 2 of our group had walking difficulties & sometimes needed the assistance of ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Jackie B B

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Style over substance

We have just come back from a cruise on this ship. To give you context, we've cruised four times before - once on Princess, once on Celebrity and twice on P&O. This was by far our worst experience. I would not ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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famm101

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Meraviglia Review - November 10-18

I read all the reviews prior to taking this cruise. I am sorry to say most were right on target. The ship is beautiful. We were on the Aurea deck along with our son and daughter in law/ Cabins 14081 and 14083. ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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mistertoaster

15 Reviews Written

61 Helpful Votes

A Long Strange Trip in the Yacht Club

Introduction As background, we are experienced cruisers who typically sail in suites, predominantly on NCL and MSC. This is our third cruise on MSC and our third cruise in the Yacht Club. We booked this cruise ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Gazzababy

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Summertime blues

Have enjoyed Barcelona many times this was our 9th cruise ,and our third from Barcelona embarkation was a fairly smooth process no stress , ship is lovely with plenty lounges and bars all the guest areas very clean ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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pacobos

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Nice trip, have to work on ship to make things work properly

We chose this ship because it was proposed to us by the travel agency being it the latest ship from MSC. It came with lots of hightech features, i.e. bracelet to open cabin door, to pay for beverages, to fgo to gym ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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ramblewood17

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Our Experience

We have cruised many times before, but never on MSC. We thought a new ship with interesting ports of call would be exciting. Well, MSC proved that to be a bad thought. (Pros) Embarking onto the ship from ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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islingtonchris

2 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Disappointing cruise

Although we had never cruised aboard such a large ship, we thought that the yacht club experience would give us the advantages of a tranquil haven as well as being able to enjoy some of the activities on board. We ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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thebevans

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Cruise with msc but not this ship

We have cruised with MSC eight times on all class of ships and had a excellent time.We chose this ship because of the ports of call. Embarkation and disembarkation is the only good thing I could say about the ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Momma_Mc

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

MSC - Impressive Ship - Disappointing Experience

Embarkation and Boarding – Very well organised. Dropped luggage off at port entrance as was given a numbered ticket. Went through to the terminal and took a seat until our number was called. We only had to wait ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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ilovegoldens

13 Reviews Written

112 Helpful Votes

Bigger most definitely NOT better!

I don't like to be completely negative in my reviews, so let's start with a positive:- It's a beautiful ship. That really is the only thing I can think of in it's favour. We embarked Meraviglia as a family ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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alxime2000

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Disappointed for a new ship, with too many differences from their advertisement

We take two cruises a year and this is the first time we saw a disaster in the accommodation for the sitting at restaurants and fine-dining establishments. The service was terrible, with absolutely no manners from ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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enjoy8888

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Poor service and food on a beautiful ship

Chose this ship based on the dates I would be in Barcelona and it had a good itinerary. I am a seasoned cruiser having been on over 30 cruises so I had a lot to compare. MSC bombards you with staff selling ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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brianrjenkins

2 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Looking To Get Sick? This Is Your Cruise!

Ship is beautiful Captain and senior staff should be fired! Ship was filthy I have never been on a cruise ship where they weren’t constantly spraying sanitizer on your hands. NOT ONE TIME did I see ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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barry.katsof

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

False advertising

We chose this ship as they put to us in writing and advertise swell that they have a GPS tracking system for young passengers. As we were travelling with a very active 3 year old this was important to us as we ...
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Sail Date March 2018


MSC Meraviglia Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.03.8
Dining4.02.9
Entertainment5.03.4
Public Rooms5.03.7
Fitness Recreation5.03.5
Family5.03.3
Enrichment2.02.9
Service4.03.3
Value For Money5.03.1
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