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Some highs but could be better

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Bahamas

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jimd1768
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

This was our first cruise with MSC and our first cruise for 4 years. It was our wedding anniversary and we wanted a nice getaway. Check in was straightforward. I was surprised they never took our credit card. We have always done this at check in on previous cruises. They told us to do on the ship. We decided we would do the 3 speciality restaurant package. We chose, Butchers Cut, Halo ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Premium Balcony


The good, and the not so good.

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Caribbean - Southern

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Kinser1419
6-10 Cruises • Age 30s

I disembarked this morning so this is fresh in my mind. This itinerary took us to Labadee, which is a private cove in Haiti. We also went to Curaçao and Aruba. Included in this were 4 sea days as well. Ship: The good. The ship was incredible! From the variety of places to eat, explore, and entertainment venues. We did not do any speciality restaurants on this trip but I was amazed that ...
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Sail Date: November 2022


All alone on a very crowded ship

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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gummyroach
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

The last few years, my vacations have consisted of going to All-Inclusive Resorts instead of cruising. It had been over 15 years since I've been on a cruise. As I had some vacation days I needed to use before the end of the year (Use them or lose them scenario) I decided to mix things up and do another cruise this time instead of going to a resort. Deciding on doing a cruise instead of going to ...
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Sail Date: November 2022


Terrible! Honest truth

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Caribbean - Western

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345texas
2-5 Cruises • Age 20s

I’m not sure where to start but for I guess I’ll start with boarding. This was only my third cruise ever and first with MSC I’m 26 so this is my experience. It took us about 3 hours to get on the ship I can with a group of 15 and we paid in advance for an MSC shuttle to pick us up from the Air bnb , we chose the earliest time (7am) and when we arrived they told us they won’t let anyone into the ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Traveled with disabled person


Excellent value for money

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Caribbean - Western

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APDMOM
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

We just returned from a Thanksgiving cruise on Meraviglia. Overall, we had an excellent experience at an unbeatable price for two aft balconies. As far as dining, we especially enjoyed the meals in the main dining room, smoothies for breakfast in the marketplace buffet, the pizza, and the variety of ethnic options that changed every day. The cheesecake at dinner was consistently the best ...
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Sail Date: November 2022


Passengers treated inhumanly

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Bahamas

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Lolagjakova
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

MSC Meraviglia 11/17 - 11/20 We wanted a weekend getaway before holidays not realizing will Leave stressed out. Where do I start. To get in a ship it took us 2.5 hours. Although we registered on line officer told us we need to do it again. Waited another hour. At this point already 3.5 hours of waiting. We were stuck in the ship for 2 days due to rough waves they said. No ...
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Sail Date: November 2022


Typical Mainline Cruise

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Bahamas

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mawvkysc
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We had a nice time. The ship is a modern aesthetic. Very pretty and clean. We were happy with the food and our cabin. It is a big ship so we walked a lot. The loungers are taken down early and the pools close earlier than other lines.There’s a great aft pool area. Service was good except for bar service. That was my biggest disappointment. It is not MSC’s fault we couldn’t make the island ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Balcony (partial view)


Very clean and classy ship

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Bahamas

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Tonydiamond
2-5 Cruises • Age 20s

Ship was super clean. Wasn't sure what to expect based on these reviews but we were pleasantly surprised. For the price, i was extremely impressed by the buffet selection. Pools, hot tubs, restaurants were beautiful. Private island felt very romantic and peaceful. Took my wife for our anniversary. We have 2 kids so we just wanted some time for ourselves for a peaceful relaxing time and loved it! ...
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Sail Date: November 2022


Poor management of passengers

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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ELLIOTMEDOFF
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We selected this cruise for a 50th-year reunion of college frat. Entry to the ship was very organized and quick as was exiting the ship at the end of the cruise, The problem was the cruise. They are not designed to handle 6,000 people on this ship. all of the venues are too small to handle the crowd. They have one main show at night but have 2 main dining sittings, Does management have ...
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Sail Date: November 2022


Good First Cruise with Kids

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Caribbean - Western

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Digity
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

I benefited from many of the reviews, and I thought I would leave my own review for future travelers. This was our first cruise of a family of five with daughters ranging from eight to twelve years old. As our first cruise, not knowing if we liked the concept, we mostly chose MSC due to the cost compared to the major brands. Overall, we had an excellent time with MSC and the logistics of ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Premium Balcony

Traveled with children


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