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Review for MSC Meraviglia to Caribbean - Western

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Cavila618
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

First there was several cruise to go on, that was very reasonable, I didn’t want to travel the same islands that I have already seen 6 times. So, I decided to do the MSC even though it was more expensive but I get to see something different. I paid for me and my two granddaughters, then my daughter wanted to go. So I paid for her. Then my other daughter wanted to go, there was no other room ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Aurea Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children


Wildly Exceeded Expectations

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Caribbean - Western

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MonsterJoe
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

As first time cruisers, we were overwhelmed by the choices offered by various lines. After going back and forth between a few, based on both our desires and the suggestions of friends who have cruised, we landed on MSC. We chose MSC, primarily for the apparent beauty of the ships and also for the Mediterranean style of the company. Travel to Port of Embarkation: We sailed from Miami and ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Yacht Club Inside Stateroom


great cruise line

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Caribbean - Western

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tcmccllc12
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

MSC excellent cruise line for small children and adults. They take the kids at good times for the adults to also enjoy the cruise along with the kids. also if you are flying in to fort Lauderdale airport and need to shuttle a family to the Miami cruise port use Jiffy Jeff shuttle service. very nice and safe shuttle vans, and reliable service for pickup and returns. not going to lie the mask ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Fantastica Inside Stateroom

Traveled with children


Worse than expected.

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Caribbean - Western

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Ralph413
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I'm an avid cruiser being on at least 40 Cruise's since 1983. Having cruised on RCCL (diamond member), Princess, Carnival, NCL, HAL, Celebrity, Red Boat, Admiral I have a reasonable idea what makes for a good cruise. I booked an inside cabin and pre purchased the Thermal Spa pass in place of a balcony. This usually works out great on NCL and Holland since they have great spas with large window ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Bella Inside Stateroom


Another outstanding week in the Yacht Club

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Caribbean - Western

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billwest580
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was my third MSC Yacht Club Cruise and my first Solo Cruise. A last minute work conflict prevented my wife from accompanying me this time. We have sailed all the major lines and have determined that the MSC Yacht is the best value and the standard for outstanding service. We have booked another Yacht Club cruise in October 2020. Embarkation was quick and painless. On the ship in about 30 ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Yacht Club Deluxe Suite


Loved Harmony of the Seas

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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Serenity777
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

This was our first big ship. Loved it. We had the key program which was our only disappointment. We got the run around from crew when we asked where key disembark breakfast and gangway was. Communication to key guests is sadly lacking. Its a shame as the program could be great. Coastal kitchen food and service was excellent. As junior suite guests we were allowed to have dinner there but our ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Junior Suite Accessible


Windy cruising on the Harmony

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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CruiseLunatic
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise as we wanted to try a more recently built ship. The overall cruise was good. No real show stoppers, but there was some concerns. Embarkation was absolutely perfect. We never stopped moving from our shuttle to inside the ship. While on the subject, the disembarkation was the fastest ever. This new facial recognition for those with passports was so fast I was concerned it ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony


Great Ship

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Caribbean - Western

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FredCFL
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We like MSC, wanted to try the new ship and was not disappointed (except for cancelling Ocean Cay but can't do anything about the weather). In spite of some reviews, the crew is friendly and accomodating, there is toilet paper, tissues, and washcloths, food is as good or better than most cruise lines, the buffet has a lot of variety. It's a personal thing, but wish that MSC did not stray from ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Fantastica Balcony Stateroom


Lots to do! Will be sailing this ship again!

Review for Harmony of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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Lkmarx
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

Our friends recommended HOS. We had an amazing time with our two teen daughters and group of friends which consisted of 4 other families. The weather/wind is beyond the control of the captain. We didn’t get to port at Costa Maya because of the high winds that day and there were a few times of rough seas. Will never do a sailing for Roatan again. That port was over crowded and not ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony Accessible

Traveled with children


Spring Break 2020 on MSC Meraviglia

Review for MSC Meraviglia to Caribbean - Western

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jillmpauly
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

We choose this cruise because of the beautiful ship, price and itinerary. Embarkation and disembarkation were very smooth. We were able to board the ship at the time of our scheduled arrival. The disembarkation was amazing. We could stay in our rooms until 8:00am and then had access to a full buffet breakfast. We could also go anywhere on the ship until it was time to get off. The ship was ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Bella Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children


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