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MSC Meraviglia Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises from Barcelona

MSC
MSC Meraviglia
Destination
Barcelona

Traveler rating

Excellent

7

Very Good

5

Average

4

Poor

4

Terrible

1

Cruise type

Family Cruises

29

Romantic Cruises

21

Entertainment Cruises

16

Senior Cruises

12

Cruises for the Disabled

3

21 MSC Meraviglia Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises from Barcelona


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CelebrationFamily

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

WOWed by our first MSC experience!

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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


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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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konr

4 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Excellent ship!

We had a great time at MSC Meraviglia, so much that we're going to its sister Belissima, again. Pros: - Bars. The champagne bar was above the atrium band, so we could enjoy a nice bottle of sparkling wine in ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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GottaGetAwayNJ

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


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seaaircruise

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Fantastic week on a fantastic ship!

Hard to believe all of the negative reviews of this ship and its staff. My wife and I have been cruising for over 25 years on many of the largest cruise lines and this cruise with MSC was our first with the company. ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Ghida

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

10/10 cruise!

My my embarkation port was Barcelona, where we spent three days at portaventura hotel. I advice. Then we embarked. I.went with my husband, my five years kid and thirteen years kid. I can only say it was a ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Cruisecritiki

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

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

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 ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Gaetano the Sailor

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Overall, a disappointment

Our first criteria was the itinerary, in particular, Palermo and Malta. We had previously visited Marseille, Genoa and Civitavecchia ( Rome). Pricing was attractive. I consultated with a travel agent we had used in ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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lcarenas

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


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clamper

6 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Different

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


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anne0612

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Really disappointing trip.

We booked this trip for our honeymoon, and were accompanied by another two couples. We chose this ship because it was brand new. We had cruised before with Thompson and Royal Caribbean. First off, we had to wait at ...
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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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Gordon Moodley

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Excellent Mediterranean Cruise MSC Meraviglia

We had an awesome cruise with the best MSC Meraviglia. the state of art ship had all the modern facilities onboard. We enjoyed the tours at all the ports. the entertainment and crew were outstanding making us ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Mags30

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Too many passengers, not enough staff

Booked this cruise to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary and was initially amazed at such a magnificent ship but unfortunately things went downhill very quickly. Lengthy queques for embarkation and when checked ...
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Sail Date September 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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ClaudeGiraffe

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Absolutely loved it!

I travelled with my husband and two sons aged 8 and 16. In short, we all loved it! There was literally something for everyone. Embarkation and disembarkation were smooth and painless at the beginning, end and ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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sverigecruiser

3 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

First MSC cruise, defenitely not the last!

I took this cruise with my wife and we are both around 50 years old. We have been on seven cruises before, all on NCL. Four have been in a suite and three of them with access to the Haven (twice on Epic and once on ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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seahorsesmalta

1 Review Written

34 Helpful Votes

Shame on Msc

We have travelled on various Msc ships, and really enjoyed the experience. This is their first venture into large ships, and they haven't got it right. The buffet area seating increases in size, but the service ...
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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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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


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peteacko62

2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Excellent

After we had booked our cruise many months before sailing we were really worried about the reviews We were very surprised to find that what most had complained about we didn't feel the same Embarkation went ...
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Sail Date February 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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