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Dubai to the Middle East Cruise Reviews

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QUITE SHOCKED

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Middle East

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Very Critical

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We had not been with this company before, and we were expecting this cruise to be better than the cruise we did with another company the week before. Strangely enough, we enjoyed the other cruise, but not this one. Where do we start? In our opinion we felt that Jewel of the Seas desperately needed a refurbishment, and until this is possible, we felt that a good clean and a lick of paint would ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Disappointment with the ship

Review for Jewel of the Seas to Middle East

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georgygirl65

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We were on deck 11 and it was a nightmare. Every morning between 6.15 am - 7.30am and later thats all we could hear was thump thump thump which was coning from the jogging track. I obviously complained several times as I was not on holiday to be woken up at that time of the morning every day. You couldn't even stay late in bed because of the continual noise above. The front desk was made aware of ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Poorly organised ship

Review for MSC Bellissima to Middle East

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Quintiles

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Too big, too many people and badly organized. From the moment you have your cruise card in the terminal you are pestered to buy this package and that package. The ship is stunning but the staff need more training in all areas. The cabin was very nice with a balcony, when we arrived at 1pm there was no toilet rolls, no TV remote and a smell from the bathroom. They do not supply tissues or any other ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Fantastica Balcony Stateroom


Diadema - the good and the bad

Review for Costa Diadema to Middle East

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gabbygal99

10+ Cruises

Age 30s

EMBARKATION: We embarked in Dubai. We arrived at the cruise terminal ~1200. We were allowed to enter the ship ~1500. The terminal is large with numerous shopping options, so we began souvenir shopping early! We were on the ship very quickly, and luggage arrived quickly. Overall, very nice and efficient embarkation process. CABIN: We chose an inside cabin as we had a port-intensive ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Classic Inside


Beauty and the Beast

Review for MSC Bellissima to Middle East

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momdaughtercriusers

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

I choose this cruise as it was a large group booking. The ship was absolutely beautiful, the attention to detail in the construction and decor was apparent throughout. There are so many areas to take pictures. This is where the beauty ended. This was my first time cruising with MSC and I will never cruise with them again. The level of customer service was horrific. First thing you should ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Bella Oceanview Stateroom


Not as advertised

Review for Crystal Esprit to Middle East

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jcp569

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We wanted to try cruising on a small yacht and were very much looking forward to the water sports, such as swimming, and snorkeling, that Crystal advertised as being part of the Esprit experience. The ads showed how such activities could be accessed at the rear of the shop. To our dismay none of these activities were available and though Crystal had known about this for many months, passengers ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Yacht Suite


Pizza, chicken and fries

Review for MSC Lirica to Middle East

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tellygirl

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

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


Never again

Review for MSC Lirica to Middle East

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wee lass

10+ Cruises

Chose this cruise to help us unwind from a very stressful nine months due to illness,what a mistake that was ,certainly not due to weight gain as the food on offer was diabolical I had porridge every day as couldn't eat fry up over cooked streaky bacon broccoli or cauliflower with beans eggs and various sausage tastes'Toast brick hard and cold, Entertainment not to our taste most nights and ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


Disappointing on board but itinerary on the whole very good.

Review for MSC Lirica to Middle East

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maxx

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We read the negative reviews prior to booking. I really don't take much notice of them. How wrong we were. We booked because of the itinerary, lots of places we wanted to visit.Not much to add to many other negative reviews. The overall on board experience was dreadful. Frustrating to miss 2 of our desired ports Sir bani yas & Piraeus (Athens). Of course MSC did not refund port charges even ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Fantastica Balcony Stateroom


Costa downfalls

Review for Costa Mediterranea to Middle East

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gaglione7

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Chosen this cruise line because of the itinerary offered and being an Italian passport holder I did believe to be proud of the italian hospitality offered and convinced friends to join on the Costa Mediterranea. A total catastrophy to say the least!!! Never again will look or put a foot on a Costa vessel regardless on what they offer. A catalogue of mistakes, rudeness, could not care and bother ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Inside Classic


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