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Bahamas First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews
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WARNING - STAY AWAY FROM MSC
"SAVE YOUR MONEY AND ON A DIFFERENT CRUISE LINE!! Our family of 70+ decided to celebrate a milestone wedding anniversary plus birthdays of our loved ones. Many of us have cruised on other cruise lines before. We..."Read More
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Jann64

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

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Steer clear of MSC!!!

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Bahamas

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BatMasterson

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this particular cruise to visit their new private island that was advertised as opened three weeks prior to our sailing. When we were checking in, there was a notice posted that said there was an itinerary change and we would not be stopping at the island but spending the day at sea.They claimed it was due to circumstances beyond there control yet they advertised it when we booked our ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Departure Port: Wellington

3 Helpful Votes


Incompetence at every step. Stay away!!!

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Bahamas

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GeorgeMt

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

I and my family cruised many times and never had such bad experience as we did on Meraviglia. Only positive is that this ship is new, but very bad design from comfort and efficiency stand point. You can't enjoy your vacation on this ship. It is designed to create issues at every step. Customer was not on their mind when they decided to release this ship. Too many passengers (4500) and not enough ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Departure Port: Wellington

Cabin Type: Bella Balcony Stateroom

9 Helpful Votes


VERY DISAPPOINTING

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Bahamas

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lreich0716

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

I would definitely NOT recommend this cruise line. Very poor customer service. When we needed something in our cabin we could not ever find our steward. When I would call the front desk, I either go no answer or it would ring about 30 times before someone would pick up. The food was very disappointing. Everything seem to close down early. I had my kids on the cruise and my son was looking ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Departure Port: Wellington

Cabin Type: Interior Studio Stateroom

Traveled with children

12 Helpful Votes


Terrible customer service!

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Bahamas

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neferteetee

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

Went on this cruise with a large group of family with multiple state rooms. Most of us had a similarly negative experience with customer service. Staff was consistently rude in every restaurant, hallway, pool, bar, activity area. Many staff members did not speak fluent English which made me feel unsafe. Staff appeared poorly trained and unable to handle the capacity of people on the ship. Managers ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Departure Port: Wellington

Cabin Type: Bella Inside Stateroom

Traveled with children

18 Helpful Votes


WARNING - STAY AWAY FROM MSC

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Bahamas

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Jann64

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

SAVE YOUR MONEY AND ON A DIFFERENT CRUISE LINE!! Our family of 70+ decided to celebrate a milestone wedding anniversary plus birthdays of our loved ones. Many of us have cruised on other cruise lines before. We have collectively decided to never board an MSC vessel again!! Given the videos we saw about MSC, we approached our cruise with great anticipation only to be shocked by the gross ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Departure Port: Wellington

Cabin Type: Bella Outside Stateroom

25 Helpful Votes


Worse cruise I ever been on and forget it if you have kids

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Bahamas

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Nikibeach4486

10+ Cruises

Age 40s

Having been a fan of royal and it’s sister ships - this was a huge disappointment. I chose this ship that was suppose to have a dreamworks program catered to little kids. After paying in full I was told the program was canceled and nothing would be replaced. I paid 500 dollars for an almost 2 year old to sit a one mini splash pool. The best part is kids wake up early and the pool doesn’t open ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Departure Port: Monaco (Monte Carlo)

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony

Traveled with children

6 Helpful Votes


Rude Guest Service Team

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Bahamas

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steven2468

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Very rude guest service team. Out of 5 cabins that we purchased 3 had LOST luggage until 11pm. Guest services did not care about anyone no matter what your status is pinnacle, diamond,royal family, did not make a difference. Don't think about calling room service for food you if they answer the phone you can expect at least a 2 hour wait. For the money I would not travel again on this ship.Friend ...
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Sail Date: November 2016

Departure Port: Rome (Civitavecchia)

Cabin Type: Central Park View Stateroom

1 Helpful Vote


ROYAL CARRIBBEAN HARMONY :(

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Bahamas

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jtardalo

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

Hair in food, hair in bed. service was awful. got drink package...no mint or lime for mojitos at three different bars. son got sick! room not very clean. room card didn't work. ate at specialty resturaunt for mexican and no guacamole! waiters could care less. couldn't even get a toothbrush kit without raising you know what!! no conditioner or lotion in bathrooms. beds and pillows ...
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Sail Date: November 2016

Departure Port: Rome (Civitavecchia)

Cabin Type: Ocean View Stateroom

Traveled with children

10 Helpful Votes


Apathetic crew, low quality food, terrible service

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Bahamas

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mvasturo

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

I do not usually post reviews because they are only a snap shop of an individuals experience however, given that every passenger I spoke to on this cruise was of the same opinion, i am sure many reviews are coming. From the moment we arrived at the port, being a diamond plus member, we were promised expedited boarding. What a joke. no one knew or cared what promises were made. Everyone was cattle ...
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Sail Date: November 2016

Departure Port: Rome (Civitavecchia)

Cabin Type: Junior Suite with Balcony

Traveled with children

24 Helpful Votes


We were abducted !!!

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Bahamas

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PhilipyLuc

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We wanted to try MSC Yacht Club and booked a 4 night cruise to the Bahamas. This cruise was a disaster and we will NEVER sail with MSC again. In their promotion video and info MSC promises you an unforgettable experience in luxury and exclusivity. Our experience was totally different !!! Embarkation : the VIP lounge was a joke , not enough seating for all the passengers and the snacks we were ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Departure Port: Wellington

Cabin Type: Yacht Club Deluxe Suite

9 Helpful Votes


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