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Genoa First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Destination
Genoa

Traveler rating

Excellent

27

Very Good

7

Average

6

Poor

5

Terrible

5

Cruise type

Family Cruises

183

Romantic Cruises

69

Senior Cruises

67

First-Time Cruisers

50

Repositioning Cruises

39

50 Genoa First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews


doggo12 avatar

doggo12

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

MSC thank you

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We were talked into going on this cruise by my sister in law as it seemed to be excellent value and a good way to see some great european sights. we are first time cruisers and were a little apprehensive especially ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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sharonred

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Ship, Fabulous Trip

This cruise was our first for our 25th wedding anniversary and I must say we thoroughly enjoyed it. In general I felt it was like a 5 star hotel as the cabin was fantastic and the cabin steward done such a ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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terrykinross@aol.com

1 Review Written

35 Helpful Votes

Oceana

Avoid this cruise with Oceana with all your might as we have just diembarked thankfully 48 hrs ago !!!!!!!! P&O should be prosecuted for the hygene levels and food standards on this ship . We booked this cruise on ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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star222guns

2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

MSC cruise

just got back from this my very first cruise ,the ship was very very clean, the food was ok ,nothing great as such same sort of food just done differently ,we had the drinks package but beware everytime you get a ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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Robert Webster

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

Life of Luxury

Booked our trip to begin three days before boarding ship, wanted enough time to get over jet lag. Our trip was to be done in three legs as we started in Az. a long way from Genoa, our final destination to board ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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tmodis

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Watch out for bedbugs!

The cruise per se was O.K. but did not exceed expectations. After much encouragement from friends, who often go on cruises, we decided to try one out. We wanted a small cruise so we drove to Savona and got on the ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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naomigrey

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Cruise

This was one of the best weeks of my life and I didn't want to get off the Preziosa. MSC are one of the best value cruise lines for solo travellers which is why I initially chose this cruise. The staff were ...
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Sail Date November 2015


Cruise? - no thanks avatar

Cruise? - no thanks

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Never Again

I had booked my first ever cruise to celebrate my 65th birthday and chose P&O on recomendations of friends and family. As I had never been on a cruise before a weeks cruise seemed long enough and boy oh boy am I ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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vladimirbeograd

1 Review Written

Beautiful ship, great service, excellent experience for a first cruise

My wife and I had a great honeymoon cruise on MSC Preziosa. Took the plane to Milano, went to Centrale station and then took a train to Genova, Piazza Principe. On account of the wedding trip we got a discount ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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saska@ni.ac.rs

1 Review Written

The name "PREZIOSA" speaks for itself

My family had a fantastic holliday on Preziosa. Preziosa gives you the expected and more. The food..., the crew....above expected! The cabins were beautiful and to be honest, the service in the cabin is very good. ...
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Sail Date September 2015


djames4 avatar

djames4

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Hidden Charges, No Such Thing As All Inclusive, a Battle for the Food

First and last cruise i will ever go on. The ship is ment to be new, i found the room dirty - our bin still has previous rubbish in - rust in the bathroom. We booked with the information we had they told us we ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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twodogs446

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

First ever cruise - very impressed and will go again.

After years of hearing about them, we decided on a short 7-day fly-cruise from Genoa to Venice. Very early Thomson charter flight from Gatwick (06:40) was a shock to the system but all went well and our bags were ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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sailawaysteve

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

First Cruise

This was a fly cruise package. This all worked really well both on the outward and inward journeys - P and O had it very well organised. we landed in Genoa at about 10:30 and by 11:15 we were on the ship sampling ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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h.rothney@btinternet.com

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

First Class

This was a first time cruise for my mother (early 60's) and I (mid 30's) and we were both very impressed. The cabins were immaculate and spacious, we had a large window on the 7th floor which I would thoroughly ...
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Sail Date September 2015


Mary Welsh avatar

Mary Welsh

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

One of Our Best Holidays

Just returned from a trip on the Oceana. Was very wary after reading some negative reviews but need not have bothered. We had a fantastic time. The ship was lovely, staff were great, food plentiful and delicious. ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Bluebell28

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

First Time Cruise Mum and Toddler

This cruise was great for me and my 2 year old daughter because it is a family friendly and not too formal. There ship was a perfect mix of activity and relaxation. The entertainment in the starlights theatre ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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Nikiup

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Nice Cruise, but Some Minor Niggles

We sailed in August for the 2 week cruise from Genoa to Venice and back. Having read some reviews about the poor state of the oceans we were pleasantly surprised by the size and standard of the balcony cabins, and ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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spencer_maryjo

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

My first cruise with MSC Splendida was awesome.

It was the first cruise of my life and i picked MSC cruises because of its amazing price and an agent told me its a very family friendly company. I went with my husband and my two kids Likes: - The ...
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Sail Date January 2015


Deejo avatar

Deejo

3 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Loved Oceana

This was our first cruise and we went with an open mind but really didn't expect to enjoy it as much as we did. We normally stay in five star hotels and thought we might be disappointed with cruising. We did a ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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Two Jerrys

2 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

THE MOST AMAZING HOLIDAY

This was our first cruise so I did a lot of research before travelling. We decided to book with MSC as the route appealed to us and they were offering free flights with our package. Having now completed the cruise ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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Mimillion

1 Review Written

Good but could do better

We booked this cruise last minute as decided it was about time we tried one, Costa have a reputation for not being as traditional as a lot of the companies and as my bf is much happier in a pair of jeans than a tux ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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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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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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WorldTraveller9189

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

BEWARE POOR CUSTOMER SERVICE AND EXTRA (HIDDEN) COSTS!!

BEWARE POOR CUSTOMER SERVICE AND EXTRA (HIDDEN) COSTS NB: Skip to the five bottom categories if you simply want to read about our major complaints. My partner and I booked a last minute deal for a ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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ms resetnaka

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Terrible Shore Excursion Experience & Service

For me and my mother this was our first cruise. We have flown from Riga to Milan and then took a train to Genoa. Unfortunately on our way back we had no information upon disembarkation in Genoa about the trains not ...
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Sail Date November 2014


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