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Dubai to the Middle East Cruise Reviews

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Suite 9010 - The Cruise That Should Never Have Happened.

Review for MSC Splendida to Middle East

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enuf42

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

28 days from Dubai to Hamburg visiting places I had never been was the mantra for our cruise. We set sail on March 12th 2020, same day I believe the world Pandemic was officially announced. Should MSC have let the cruise depart Dubai? - absolutely not. MSC's only objective was to get their vessel back to one of its home ports. There was no regard given as to the well being of its passengers, ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Suite


Disappointed on So Many Levels

Review for MSC Bellissima to Middle East

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The Bone

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

I thought this a good time as any to write this review, as I’m lying in bed listening to the clanking and pounding coming from above our cabin. Disappointment began departure day. They had the wrong boarding time listed on our e tkts and we could have checked in about 4 hrs earlier. Fortunately, we didn’t miss check in completely. This is a new Billion dollar ship. They should have spent a ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Commercialised

Review for MSC Bellissima to Middle East

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RuthHutcheson

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

Chose this cruise for some sunshine good food and sight seeing. Long queues every where ie checking in. Reception always had a queue Boat was clean Cabin ok but cabin boy over worked and never reached our cabin till late afternoon. Food disappointing. Deserts poor compared to other companies Waiters were great Continually being asked to take drinks package even through we ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Aurea Balcony Stateroom


Hardly a jewel anymore and royal only in the name

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Middle East

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FennoExpress

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

This was our sixth cruise and the first on Royal Caribbean. We got a very good price and as we have visited Dubai and Abu Dhabi previously we knew what to expect in terms of weather, general safety and cleanliness. Also the flight from Finland to Dubai is not too long. Oman was a new and exciting destination for us. We arrived in Dubai early on Sunday morning, the weather was not on our side, ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


What no lobster ?

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Middle East

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gettinold

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We took this cruise mainly due to the fact that the package Royal Caribbean was offering two nights post cruise stay at the Atlantis the Palms in Dubai. It seemed like a nice way to end the cruise The ship is showing its age. Most days it was not possible to walk around deck 5 as there was always parts of the deck sectioned off for maintenance. There's nothing quite like the sound of an ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


Not planing to sail Costa again

Review for Costa Diadema to Middle East

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AC.Rosanna

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

The price was good and we thought it would be a good idea to cruise the Middle East with our family. We could have choosen other cruise lines but Costa had the best deal so we boarded on Costa Diadema on our first Costa cruise. We have been on other popular cruise lines like Carnival, Royal Caribbean, NCL, MSC and Celebrity and our expectations were high because it was an italian cruise line! ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Classic Ocean View


Good Itinerary, Great Staff, Blah Food

Review for MSC Lirica to Middle East

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ColoradoSkiier5

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

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


Reasonable Cruise

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Middle East

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NightWoman

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

This cruise sailed over Christmas and this was the reason we booked a cruise only and arranged our own flights, we were then spending New Year at a hotel we go to regularly in Dubai. We've done this cruise many times with RCI and Azamara so we knew what to expect from the ports however we hadn't sailed on Jewel before. Emarkation: We stayed 1 night pre-cruise at the Fairmont Dubai which was ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Spacious Ocean View Balcony


Too many "hidden"

Review for MSC Bellissima to Middle East

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travelmisses

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We booked as a last-minute vacation for myself, niece and nephew, who has never cruised before. They wanted the location and itinerary. While booking, we realized we must pay for travel insurance for 3 when we wanted for 2 cruisers only. Our cabin was selected for us! Then, upon embarkation, only 2 wanted the beverage package, but we HAD to pay for 3 ( all members in the cabin), which was in ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Fantastica Balcony Stateroom


A Fair & Honest Review From Experienced Cruiser

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Middle East

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craig gibbon

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

After 7 days sailing around the GCC I would like to share my honest experience with you all.. Embarkation was fairly painless and the whole process took 30 minutes maximum, the huge let down was the disembarkation at Oman port & Dubai! Took 90 minutes to get off ship and was absolute chaos amongst the passengers, RC need to do something here or change ports as it is a huge negative and you ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View


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