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Barcelona MSC Meraviglia Cruise Reviews

MSC Meraviglia

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17 Barcelona MSC Meraviglia Cruise Reviews

Elric avatar


1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Had a Good Time


I should point out that this was my first cruise although my wife has been on several, including another MSC cruise. We scheduled this cruise about a year in advance and purchased the cheapest cabin available. We ...
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Sail Date April 2019

CelebrationFamily avatar


2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

WOWed by our first MSC experience!

Last summer we were planning spring break 2019 and found a great deal on AA Rewards tickets to Barcelona. We'd been to Spain, but not Barcelona. During our research, we came upon MSC and their 7 night Med cruises. ...
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Sail Date March 2019

Joules59 avatar


1 Review Written

An amazing 60th Birthday present

This was my second cruise but my partners first. We arrived at Barcelona airport late due to a flight delay at Gatwick so our transfer to the ship had long gone. We were told to get a taxi at a cost of 39.00 euro's ...
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Sail Date March 2019

Travellerfromhk avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

1st cruise trip

I just finished my cruise trip embarked on Barcelona. I bought the Bella package with a balcony. That's my first time to travel in a cruise and I was quite satisfied with the amenities, services and ...
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Sail Date February 2019

Lancier avatar


3 Reviews Written

74 Helpful Votes

MSC Meraviglia January 19 west med cruise went well

As the title states this was a winter cruise on the continuous west med route starting in Barcelona and ending back there 7 days later. OK up front important news - The staff were brilliant throughout the ship and ...
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Sail Date January 2019

GottaGetAwayNJ avatar


2 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise; A Few Need-to-Knows for American Cruisers

This cruise allows passengers to embark and disembark at any port on it's route. That means no embarkation day and no debarkation day. The good news with that is that you're not fighting a big crowd at your point ...
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Sail Date January 2019

candygone avatar


2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

We had a great time ... but now need a holiday

We have been loyal to Royal for years but this cruise was such good value we gave it a go, and we had a great time. We went with an open mind recognising that each cruise line will have its own characteristics and ...
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Sail Date November 2018

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Alan and Pauline Spain

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Western Med cruise on the Meraviglia 22 - 29 Nov 2018

We were concerned about the likely service, food etc - having read many poor reviews and bad comments. But our experience was almost nothing but everything was fine. We were very content. The ship's customers were ...
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Sail Date November 2018

orientodyssey avatar


2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Adjust your expectations and you will be happier

We choose this ship and voyage for the spring break, after the good price and the new ship and value. Booked early. We are experienced cruisers, took many cruises on different major lines. We read about the ...
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Sail Date March 2018

Snowdrop13 avatar


3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

MSC communication/responsiveness

Intended to be a Luxury Christmas break with friends. Spoilt by MSC poor administration and response to written requests ie booking trips in advance of cruise etc. Subsequent complaints about balcony obstructed by ...
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Sail Date December 2017

lcarenas avatar


1 Review Written

28 Helpful Votes

An overall great but expensive experience

One thing you should know beforehand is that I'm not experienced in cruise ships. This was my first experience overall, but I'll still give you my two cents on it and give some advice to those who embark on a cruise ...
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Sail Date January 2018

lesleyfb avatar


5 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

Fumes coming into cabin

Arrived at Barcelona embarkation point at about 11am. We offloaded our bags at the desk outside and were given a number but on stating we were Black card members the number was taken back and we were given another ...
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Sail Date December 2017

sscumbria avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A huge ship but an enjoyable cruise

I was concerned about the reviews about this cruise before departure. But the cruise was fine. There are niggles - the food isn't as good as we've had on other cruises, less choice, I think poorer quality. One of ...
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Sail Date November 2017

clamper avatar


6 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes


Looked forward to this cruise and ship, this was the second of the year with MSC after the fabulous Divina in February 17 & Splendida Sept 16, I knew exactly what I was going into. This ship is a fantastic ...
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Sail Date November 2017

shepademus avatar


1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Truly a wonder

Our first cruise with MSC. We were very apprehensive after reading lots of bad reviews.Last year we did RC Harmony of the Seas and the Mereviglia came up to the same standard. Food good, speciality restaurants ...
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Sail Date September 2017

gquinn avatar


3 Reviews Written

51 Helpful Votes

lovely ship

Fantastic ship and great entertainment. Food in 5 dining rooms was poor. Cold food and slow service. Moussaka and risotto like stodge. And tasteless. Small portions for a three course meal. The roast beef ...
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Sail Date June 2017

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Henrik Bjerring

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Very good food, nice staff and clean ship

My wife and I went on a weeks cruise in january 2019 and we were a bit nervous because of the bad critics we have read. We both agreed that compared to Celebrity Cruise, MSC Meraviglia had much better food and ...
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Sail Date January 2019

MSC Meraviglia Ratings

Public Rooms5.03.7
Fitness Recreation5.03.5
Value For Money5.03.1
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