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Review for MSC Meraviglia to Bahamas

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Mdjtds
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

My wife and I are MSC cruisers. We love going on their ships. They are elegant. Service is great. Food is good. We adopted our grandchildren a few years ago and started taking them on cruises. They are 6 and 7 now when we went on the meraviglia on September 18th. This is their 2nd MSC cruise. This was the 1st seven day cruise from the whole covid thing. We only had just over 1500 passengers on ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Aurea Suite with Private Whirlpool

Traveled with children


Awful guest services, bad food, underwhelming and sad

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AJNOTE79
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

I'm gonna bullet point this *Sheila Dimaan at guest services was awful, argued about fixing an issue rather than fixing the issue. Got so bad we wanted off the boat, boy were they quick to try to make that happen, btw the issue was fixing my room key card and the contact tracing bracelets (kind of important). Were told they couldn't help until after muster was all cleared, meanwhile we ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Bella Balcony Stateroom


The BEST time and the BEST staff.

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Arkoz12
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

My friend and I decided to take a girls trip and The MSC Meraviglia is what we decided on. I was concerned after reading reviews but I was pleasantly surprised by how much fun we had! The food was awesome, (yes people do try to upsell but when you tell them no, they leave. It’s that simple.) The best part of my experience was the staff. These people were amazing to me and I was treated like a ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


Wow!

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PegasusGM
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We had THE best cruise on the Meraviglia. We have done 60 cruises and my husband loves the Divina but I wanted to try the new ship, despite not liking BIG ships. Embarcation was a breeze. First of all we were in an inside cabin. Hubby like the dark and quiet. It was plenty roomy enough and actually was bigger than some other cabins we have been on. The food was better than ever. The first ...
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Sail Date: September 2021


A Very Good Effort, But A Few Misses To Polish

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shaunjones
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

My husband and I are fairly avid cruises, generally taking 1-2 cruises each year. Cruising is our favorite type of vacation. We've been on Carnival, Celebrity and RC. Celebrity tends to be our favorite (we are single, no children, in our 40's) and RC is a very close 2nd choice. My career has been in hospitality (restaurants, bars, hotels) as a VP for many year, so I'm very aware of the little ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Family Plus Oceanview (2 Balcony Staterooms)


Really nice time on the Meraviglia

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kjenaz
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Review of 3 day weekend cruise on the MSC Meraviglia. Our group of 4 consisted of my husband and I along with my 2 sisters. We have all cruised many times but it was the first time on MSC. We booked this about a month out and got a last minute deal of a free balcony upgrade at the inside price. Not knowing MSC we booked the Bella and the balcony was solid metal and when sitting you could not ...
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Sail Date: August 2021

Cabin Type: Bella Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with disabled person


Sad Theatre Shows

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govmtcheez
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because MSC advertised Cirque du Soleil as entertainment on board. Also we have sailed the Armonia and enjoyed the nightly shows and movies. We were sadly disappointed with the choice of entertainment. Firstly we were not informed that Cirque du Soleil was not on board. The show was listed on MSC's website up to the day we sailed. No opportunity for us to cancel or change to ...
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Sail Date: August 2021

Traveled with children


MSC offers the best private island experience in the business

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barry427
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I booked the weekender cruise on the MSC Meraviglia so that I could see the ship's design. Gorgeous Italian design, beautiful everywhere you look. Best looking large pool that I've seen on 14 different ships , very nice additional pools and hot tubs. Cabin was nicely laid out and spacious. Food , service, and entertainment were all good. The high point was their Ocean Cay private island. Just ...
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Sail Date: August 2021

Cabin Type: Bella Balcony Stateroom


Excited to get back

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lissi06
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

MSC was offering some upgrades on the back to sailing for the Summer and I was extremely excited to get back to cruising. My family and I cruise 4 times a year and our last cruise was January of 2020. This ship is big and beautiful. I wish everyone was vaccinated but unfortunately it was mixed and some of the unvaxxed people did take advantage of the mask mandate and we saw some of them ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


MSC, we tried the Yacht club and really enjoyed it.

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navychop
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The cruise was a very good deal. Booked an inside yacht club and bit to upgrade to a veranda in the YC and got a forward facing cabin. Room- very comfortable and average size. Great condition of rug, sofa, cabinets, etc. Great service by stateroom attendant and butler. Most comfortable bed and pillow selection. Meals in the YC restaurant. Only had one poor entree choice, but could have ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


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