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Barcelona MSC Meraviglia Cruise Reviews

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Worst cruise ever!

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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rosyc

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

This was my 6th cruise, very first with MSC. I have cruised with Carnival and Celebrity. This ship was so disorganized. Every person you asked had a different answer. The rooms were not cleaned well. The food was TERRIBLE. Not fresh. They sent up wrong breakfasts and one day, no breakfast at all. 3/4 of the staff were rude. The dining room was awful. The first night our table of 4, we ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Aurea Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with disabled person


Poor food, sad unfriendly staff and no customer support

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Rjrja20

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

First , I tried to contact MSC customer support prior to the cruise. Two emails and two phone call back requests and NO response! Ship was beautiful but food was mediocre at best. Staff was sad looking, not friendly and not helpful. They just stood around looking like sad sacks. When I had an issue and went to the front desk I was met with:someone will respond. No one ever did. Funny, after I got ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Bella Inside Stateroom


Disappointing, miserable cruise

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Baltic Sea

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Allie053

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We have cruised with MSC before and were really looking forward to repeating out previous and wonderful experience. Not to be. We travelled from Aust to Milan, bus to Genoa and were put in a grotty hotel - which was under renovation, sanding and painting going on and building surrounded by scaffolding. We met several other Aussie couples doing the same cruise. They had paid for interior rooms ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Fantastica Balcony Stateroom


Like previous reviews, this is a warning.....

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Mediterranean

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tugtwister88

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

This is our 26th cruise and it ranks as one of our worst.... Pros Thermal spa was great Honours other cruise line’s loyalty programs Ship was new and clean Cons Food too salty, and the pizza was limp and soggy. The restaurant’s menu was limited and the quality of the dishes was inadequate. It was always tough to find seats in the buffet as they always seem to close off sections ...
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Sail Date: March 2018


If you want an enjoyable time, avoid this farce! Quantity rather than Quality

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Mediterranean

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Cruisecritiki

6-10 Cruises

Age 30s

As we have some cruise experience (Holland America, RC, Princess, Costa, Viking, Aida) and have travelled with MSC (Fantasia) before, we spontaneously decided to spend a week on MSC Meraviglia. Prices seemed more than reasonable and as we planned our trip for March we knew we were not coming back with a tan, so opted for an interior cabin without balcony. The weather wouldn't be permitting ...
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Sail Date: March 2018


CHICKEN HOUSE HELL

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Mediterranean

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axmcnall

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We booked principaly to see the Cirque du soleil performance and have been on many MSC cruises before. This ship is ghastly in side and out. The décor in the balcony cabin was dark and depressing the view being partially obscured by a life boat which they failed to mention when booking. I think they got TK Max or the Range to do the furnishings.The ship was full of all nationalitys the result ...
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Sail Date: February 2018


Worst Cruise Ever

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Mediterranean

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ShadowMonkey

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We have been cruising for over 35 years, and never have we had a bad cruise, till now. We have cruised with Costa before on many of their ships, so we were under no illusion it would be noisy, particularly as it was a large ship, however, it was only a 7 nighter and it was going were we wanted it to, so we thought we'd make the most of it. Our first impression of the ship was very ...
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Sail Date: January 2018

Cabin Type: Fantastica Balcony Stateroom


Wish we stayed home

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Mediterranean

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neljames

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We booked this cruise last year because was very cheap. You only get what you pay for. Embarkation was smooth. Our ticket said 16.15 pm, we arrived at 10.30 am. Didn't matter were given a number slot in order of boarding. On board by13.00. Ship is very big you walk a long way for venues. We had a balcony cabin on deck 10. Smallest balcony room ever, not enough storage space for clothes. ...
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Sail Date: December 2017


Never again

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Mediterranean

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bugsdad

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

We chose this cruise, despite all the bad reviews, because the price and the itinerary were good. We figured "how bad can it be". Well the reviews were right. The ship is beautiful. Everything else was not. I don't even know where to start. From the minute we set foot on the ship everything was about up selling you. Even at dinner in the main dining room the waiters were trying to sell you dining ...
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Sail Date: November 2017


Catastrophic food, service and enjoyment

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Mediterranean

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Jack Azran

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

we are parents of 3 daughters with their families and because of holidays vacations we have selected this cruise which fits our time table. This is our first cruise with MSC cruise line. we have booked 3 cabins with balcony, starting in Barcelona. It was very bad experience for family vacation since the food was the poorest possible,that we ever experienced in ship. we are cruising ...
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Sail Date: October 2017


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