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Worked hard to please

Review for a Middle East Cruise on MSC Lirica

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Blacktrigeek
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose the cruise as we were celebrating our birthday. The embarkation process went seamlessly; we were shepherded from airport to ship with no problems. There was some waiting for our rooms to become available once on the ship, however, we were roomed before the advertised at 2 pm. Suitcases also arrived in good time. We were kept well-informed re. activities and entertainment onboard ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Fantastica Balcony Stateroom


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Review for a Middle East Cruise on MSC Lirica

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natalyakor99
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

There was a suggestion to buy this [articular cruise and I liked the list of cities to visit, so I bought it. In overall, I enjoyed the cruise! There was a pleasant surprise - I got a cabin with a window! Cabin was always clean; it was tidied up twice a day. I read some complains about embarkation and disembarkation. My experience was different. Logistics was very good. We embarked with no ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Inside Stateroom


Good Itinerary, Great Staff, Blah Food

Review for a Middle East Cruise on MSC Lirica

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ColoradoSkiier5
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Like many other reviewers, we choose this cruise based on the itinerary. We were able to get a very good price on the cruise, which is good, because paying full price would not be worth it. The Good- Our state room (a balcony on the 12th floor) was extremely spacious. Most of the cruise staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. The embarkation process was the quickest I've ever experienced, ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Fantastica Balcony Stateroom


Worst ship we have ever been on

Review for a Middle East Cruise on MSC Lirica

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Margaret5281
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We choose this ship for the iternary but it was awful. The food was really bad, the dining room was like a cafe and none of the food was very hot. We had a balcony room which was much smaller than other cruise lines and there was a fault with all balcony doors on our side of the ship (port) they wouldn't open. The steward showed us how you had to bash the top of the door before it would ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Fantastica Balcony Stateroom


Excellent Cruise, incredible itinerary.

Review for a Middle East Cruise on MSC Lirica

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Marianna59
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because it was good value for money. It was a very good deal and it included our flights with Emirates to Dubai return from New Zealand. We arrived 2 days before departure to explore the city of Dubai. Embarkation was smooth. We were allocated a time to embark( 6 pm) which we did. The suitcases didn't arrived till midnight which was a pain. Our cabin was an inner cabin on ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Inside Stateroom


Great itinerary, shame about the food!

Review for a Middle East Cruise on MSC Lirica

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Difromsalisbury
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose the cruise for the itinerary, particularly the Suez transit, and the fact nearly all ports were firsts for us, as was MSC. The ship was very clean and extremely smooth, cabins adequate though shower curtain in bathroom was extremely annoying as it sticks to you due to the tiny area! Had two days to explore Dubai before boarding then overnight on board too so crammed in lots of sights, ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


Dreadful food bad service

Review for a Middle East Cruise on MSC Lirica

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Pdale
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

I chose this cruise for the itinerary. It went to places I have never been before. Have travelled on other cruise lines, but this was the worst ever. Seating in the restaurant was tables for 4 all in a long line, like a cheap cafe. We soon learned not to order beef as it was always tough. Most of the food was really unappetising, & obviously leftovers used. The classic example of this was leek ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Fantastica Balcony Stateroom


Great memories

Review for a Middle East Cruise on MSC Lirica

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ktharg
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

MSC Lirica March 2019 from Dubai to Venice. This was one of our best trips, both the itinerary and especially the staff made this happen. Past similar cruises have felt dull on board, still fun but something missing. The Lirica felt more welcoming, the staff definitely made this happen and made a real point to sit down and get to know us, seating areas allowed you to interact with other guests, ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Suite


Awful food

Review for a Middle East Cruise on MSC Lirica

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olwenhunkin1
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

we choose this cruise for the price the length and the itineries we had the most awful experience this cruise and would never like to go on the Lyrica again even if you were giving cruises away the food was disgusting it was always cold tasteless it was so noisy you could not here yourselves think and you could not escape it either it was noisy all over the ship why do you think you have to make ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Inside Stateroom


Pizza, chicken and fries

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tellygirl
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This cruise had a brilliant itinerery but was let down by both food and entertainment on the ship. The food was of not very good quality in either restaurant or in buffet. If you liked fish you would be ok as it was cooked in just about every way you could think of and ways you have'nt heard of. It didn't even look like fish as most of time either in oil, batter or mixed in something. Salads were ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Fantastica Balcony Stateroom


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