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Italy First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Italy
Departure Port

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Excellent

10

Very Good

1

Average

2

Terrible

5

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Family Cruises

29

Luxury Cruises

20

Romantic Cruises

20

First-Time Cruisers

18

Senior Cruises

14

18 Italy First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews


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jackie wibberley

1 Review Written

Beyond Expectations

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This was our first cruise and we were naturally a little apprehensive about how we would cope with such a long time on board. Our fears were allayed considerably by the friendliness, courtesy and efficiency of the ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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she/ron

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Ship; Fantastic Crew

We have just returned from our 2 week cruise first week was Adriatic Charms and second Italian Job this was our first cruise unfortunately our weather was not on our side sea was rough and couldnt sleep eat or ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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steffo 55

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First cruise & I couldn't have picked a better ship

I travelled around Italy , for my 60th birthday on 12th of October 2015, on the Majesty cruise ship, with 4 friends, what a birthday holiday I had, its my first crusie & hopefully not my last.1 complaint & its not ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Viking Star only needs some polishing to become a gem!

The Viking Star is beautifully and comfortably appointed w/ a gracious, accommodating staff. My husband and I have traveled extensively and this is our first ocean cruise experience. We have two ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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Ajs1993

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Read this before negative reviews!!!

I have just returned from this cruise with my parents and 2 younger brothers and just wanted to write a review to describe how absolutely brilliant it was!!! I read a lot of negative reviews before going and it ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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dontyouknowimloco

1 Review Written

55 Helpful Votes

Drinks Package & Other Useful Information

Hi everyone I would just like to give everyone a heads up on the drinks package and also the excursions. We sailed on the 3rd of July on the Italian Flavors cruise there were alot of flaws, alot of this blame goes ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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Yorkie58

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Superb Relaxing Cruise !!

I booked this cruise with Thomson Cruises from June 5th - June 12th 2015 and thoroughly enjoyed it. The ship was immaculate and infection control was in place at the toilet areas by using anti-bacterial gel ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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owengs

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

First cruise and it was a fantastic one

We went from Venice to Barcelona. The ship was just beautiful. Even though it holds 900 passengers we will still seeing and meeting people on the last days. There are so many places to sit and relax on the ship it ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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samer

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Incredibly disappointing

OK, 35 nights cruising for one's first cruise could be problematic! NOT loved the cruising, despised the European cruise staff. Best bits: Our dinner table companions (overwhelmingly the best thing about ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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Stumpy1278

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

An appalling rip off.

We left the ship in Rome after 36 days on a ship riddled with respiratory illness. The ship itself was well maintained and comfortable. That's where the good news ends. Health - A high percentage of the ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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Stumpy1278

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Sold as a Luxury Cruise of a lifetime

I will cover the good point first. The ship MSC Orchestra was a clean, well maintained ship. That's where the plusses end. The food was appalling, mostly overcooked in the dining rooms. The buffet on the ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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jason t richardson

1 Review Written

Oceana; Genoa to Venice, First Cruise Ever

The whole cruise was fantastic..this despite not being able to go to dubrovnic which disappointed everyone...the cabin...d703..was smallish but lovely..the staff are really polite and brilliant..the food we found to ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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Amroth

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First cruise; Celebrity and Constellation both were great.

Cruised for the first time as a 25th Anniversary present to ourselves, and other than minor (really, really minor) issues, the cruise was great. We live in Orlando, and drove in to port the morning of the cruise, ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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Lorraine 123

1 Review Written

Happy Memories

My sister, mum and myself went on P and O cruise ( Oceana) first time for me and their third cruise although first with (P and O). From the moment we landed the staff were friendly and polite and from the moment we ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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kmfthea

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Horrible Let Down; Will Never Cruise Again

My husband and I were very excited to take our first cruise. We were told the Windstar Star Pride was a new ship and that idea was only furthered by Windstar’s promotions. We did not expect to walk onto the ...
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Sail Date May 2014


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susan from chessington

1 Review Written

Brilliant cruise, could not fault it

We were a group of 4 ladies celebrating our friend's 70'th birthday week on our first cruise. This cruise was brilliant, the ship was clean and well decorated, we had Freedom Dining which was great as we could eat ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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idance

1 Review Written

Celebrity Adriatic cruise September 2013- great cruise

We are a couple in our sixties and have cruised many times, This was our 2nd cruise with Celebrity. We chose this ship because of the itinerary which included the Adriatic coast. Most people chose this cruise for ...
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Sail Date September 2013


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Daretodream

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

MSC Orchestra Cruise from Hell

Well what can I say other than DON'T GO ON AN MSC CRUISE. Kids running everywhere all day and most of the night, shouting, yelling and totally out of control. Running around the restaurant whilst the waiters were ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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