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Genoa MSC Orchestra Cruise Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
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Some alone time.....I lie,  the baby was asleep next to us in her stroller
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Never again MSC

Review for MSC Orchestra to Trans-Ocean

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THEKRAUT
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

This was the worst cruise we ever had. Embarcation in Genova took almost 5 hours. Disembarkation in Durban took more than 3 hours. Because of the bad airconditioning half the passengers were ill after the first week with serious influenca. The food was very low mass production and below any cruiseship standard. Fresh fruit excisted of melon green, red or yellow with the ocasionsal appel. Food ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


Not the best cruise

Review for MSC Orchestra to Mediterranean

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port solent
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this repositioning cruise because of the itinerary and wanted to do more of South Africa. Overall the ship was clean and tidy, the staff must take a lot of credit for this. But we were disappointed over a lot of things such as the following (some can be attributed to the staff having to say it in several languages and people talking over it). - The mandatory emergency drill ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


A cruise without TV and poor satellite communication

Review for MSC Orchestra to Mediterranean

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lay about
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

Told by Iglu that this was a good cruise, .No bus to pick us up at Nice, one arrived 2 hours late. Boat drill held before we had got to our cabin. Internet very slow and news from TV non existent after Suez. Ship had coughs which required doctors treatment more than expected. Disembarkation Durban like very stressful like rush hour in London, also at Durban airport long queue to ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


The Med and Indian Ocean to Durban, South Africa

Review for MSC Orchestra to Mediterranean

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Crag rat
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Good Itinerary. Unfortunately, as usual, many whinging & moaning passengers on this good value for money cruise. Our only complaints were related to the slow embarkation in Genoa and lack of satellite TV reception while cruising the Indian Ocean. The ships passengers were multi-national with Australians, British, Germans, Swiss, Italians, French, South Africans etc etc. Public ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


Genoa to Durban - great itinerary, very poor quality cruise

Review for MSC Orchestra to Mediterranean

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rasamin
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We had a great trip but the time on the ship was a total disappointment . The itinerary was what enticed us to book this cruise. It was our first with MSC and we are very unlikely to cruise with them again. If this had been our first cruise it is possible we would have never returned to cruising. First impression - beautiful ship but don’t be taken in by this. It is a beautiful facade to ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


A disappointing experience

Review for MSC Orchestra to Baltic Sea

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Hotelling
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We have travelled with most cruise lines and expected a mid-range experience with rather good food given that MSC is an Italian company. It turned out that the most disappointing aspect was food and beverage. BREAKFAST Breakfast can be taken i their cafeteria or in the restaurant Villa Borghese. We visited the cafeteria numerous times but never managed to get a table. In Villa Borghese you ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Not as bad as the reviews but could be better

Review for MSC Orchestra to Baltic Sea

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mapgirl34
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

I read horrible reviews prior to my trip, but I still signed on because the ports were enticing and the price was right. To begin, getting any sort of help online prior to travel was impossible. No one responded to emails or chat requests. Luckily some members of our group were able to take the time to call the MSC help desk. I prefer to do everything online and MSC is not set up to handle ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Absolutely fantastic

Review for MSC Orchestra to Mediterranean

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Cazsuzy
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise again ,first went to try out and found everything so good booked another few weeks later,now going again on the 18th may ,the staff are so friendly and helpful everything was spotlessly clean,food was good catering staff very helpful,all the staff could not do enough to p!ease,the cleaning of our cabin was excellent every day,entertainment was good and varied the entertainment ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

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Pleasantly surprised

Review for MSC Orchestra to Mediterranean

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jbkellen
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

There were 8 of us going on the Mediterranean cruise, so we were looking for something that was more budget friendly and we chose MSC as it was slightly cheaper than the other cruise lines we have taken in the past. This was our first time going with MSC and I was a bit apprehensive after reading some of the reviews given here on how MSC sucked and how it was the worst cruise they've taken - and ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Great Value for Money!! We would definitely go again on MSC :-)

Review for MSC Orchestra to Mediterranean

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fayngreg
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This is a longish review as I had read some very negative MSC reviews prior to leaving Australia for this cruise on MSC Orchestra. However, we still went with open minds and open hearts. Travelling is also an often emotive topic- as people may not have much precious vacation time, may have had better experiences on other holidays and so it becomes quite comparative at times. We have cruised ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


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