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Barcelona MSC Meraviglia Cruise Reviews

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Review for MSC Meraviglia to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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GOIN2C
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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 room steward. ( Balcony Stateroom #13150, Aurea experience), was kept perfect at all times. Jonathan was kind, courteous and one of the best I’ve ever had. The room needs more ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Aurea Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with disabled person


Beautiful ship yet service and food are below standard

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Mediterranean

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Swandi n Meow
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

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 crystal stairs make it perfect for photos. The giant LED gallery on the 6th floor ceiling also stunning. (2) Cabin - my interior cabin has pretty good space and got tidy up very well ...
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Sail Date: March 2019


MSC, not for me!!!

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Mediterranean

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Roundy78
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

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. We visited some excellent ports. Food was decent. Most shows were dreadful. We had a couple of good party nights where we could dance until late. As it was winter the indoor pool and ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Fantastica Inside Stateroom


Negatives HUGELY outweigh the Positives

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Mediterranean

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TransOceanTwo
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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 of another 1500.....word to the wise! Ship passangers are 80 percent Italian. Large groups of Chinese. Also Germans, French, Japanese, Russians and other nationalities. Very few ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Bella Inside Stateroom


Looking To Get Sick? This Is Your Cruise!

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Mediterranean

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brianrjenkins
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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 anyone spraying hands with anything! People all over the buffet coughing etc. on 3rd day of this floating bacteria petry dish and already one of our group is sick with diarrhea and vomiting. ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Aurea Balcony Stateroom


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

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Mediterranean

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mdj101
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

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! We chose three balcony cabins with Fantastica Experience. First impressions were excellent. Myself and my wife had managed to gain BLACK tier status in their loyalty programme ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Fantastica Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children


False advertising

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barry.katsof
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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 feared that he would dart off into an open elevator and off he would go leaving us on the outside ! When we got on the ship we asked were to get the tracker and were told that it was not yet ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Cabin Type: Fantastica Super Family (2 Balcony Staterooms)

Traveled with children


Poor service and food on a beautiful ship

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Mediterranean

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enjoy8888
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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 different packages when you board. You have to pay extra for everything, room service, sauna and more. We boarded at 1:30pm and didn’t meet our room steward until 7:40 when Ihad to look for ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Cabin Type: Aurea Balcony Stateroom


RyanAir of the Seas

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Mediterranean

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Bilbo766
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

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 far short. We picked this cruise because we liked itinerary. We wanted to see as much of Europe as we could in a short period of time spending the least amount possible on ...
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Sail Date: February 2018

Traveled with children


'Glad to disembark'

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smitty41
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

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 a wheelchair, we had 3 balcony cabins. (1) The good points about our cruise, The Ship is fantastic, we you first step aboard it is quite breathtaking, it really is just like a 5 ...
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Sail Date: January 2018


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