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Genoa to Europe - Western Mediterranean MSC Splendida Cruise Reviews

MSC Splendida
Western Mediterranean

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31 Genoa to Europe - Western Mediterranean MSC Splendida Cruise Reviews

ShipsAhoy avatar


1 Review Written

Never Again MSC


We usually cruise the Caribbeans but wanted to show our daughters a bit of Europe for a change. Although the food reviews had us worried we figured it couldn't be too hard to find something eat. Wrong! I can ...
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Sail Date April 2015

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1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Splendida MSC Yacht Club

After our very first cruise, Costa in the Caribbean, which was ok, the islands are beautiful, but even though you have a luxury cabin, there are no privileges, no priority and no flexibility ! and it cost a bomb ! ...
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Sail Date October 2015

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1 Review Written

Relax Cruise

Cruise viewed and paid in 1 month. We need to relax and only go out from walk from ship in Marseilles (BUS) to buy some Soaps and in Messina We had been make a similar cruise in our honey moon and we need to ...
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Sail Date November 2014

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1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

International Feel; Good for Americans Willing to Step Out of their Comfort Zone

I'd hate to see Americans skip this cruise ship and itinerary based on the mixed reviews so here is mine. Our main goal was to have our two teens exposed to new people, food, cultures and customs and to stay ...
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Sail Date March 2015

princess1979 avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A Tad Disappointing

My husband, child (age 13), and I along with another family of three decided to sail on the MSC Splendida during the Christmas season. This is our second cruise (first cruise was with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines). ...
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Sail Date December 2014

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Two 2 Tango

19 Reviews Written

122 Helpful Votes

Bad customer service, great ship

We cruised on Splendida on November 9th round the Med. After having many problems with customer service prior to the cruise I had vowed never to sail with MSC again, but it was all forgotten when we were on board. ...
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Sail Date November 2014

Dwarfnandina avatar


5 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

So Comfortable

This was the second of two back-to-back cruises (Fantasia/Splendida) as a solo traveller. The nice surprise at check-in was an upgrade to the Yacht Club. ( since I had paid full double rates for both cruises, it ...
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Sail Date September 2014

KSWind avatar


4 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

YC1 On The Splendida

This was our second cruise with MSC and our third overall (Disney Dream was our first). I had originally booked a Bella Balcony cabin but was upgraded somehow to YC1. We ended up in cabin 16033. The Yacht Club ...
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Sail Date April 2014

Frankvel avatar


1 Review Written

Fantastic trip

This was our second trip this year with MSC - our first was in June on MSC Fantasia where we had a fantastic time and made us book again with MSC. We booked our transfers with MSC from Linate to Genoa & back - they ...
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Sail Date November 2013

AllawahPark avatar


2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Spendida = No difference to Divina. Forget MSC

This ship is worse than the Divina! The food that we ate in the restaurant was the same as the Divina on the same day. But the food was cold when it was supposed to be hot. Boring. Thank goodness for the Indonesian ...
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Sail Date July 2013

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2 Reviews Written

Enjoyable family cruise

We are back from our MSC Splendida cruise (6 April to 13 April) and Italy tour this week. Personally would rate this cruise as 4 out of 5. The itinerary was Genoa - Marseille - Barcelona - Valencia - Sea day - Tunis ...
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Sail Date April 2013

Kez1004 avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

MSC Splendida

I found it hard before I left for my cruise on the MSC Splendida to find real reviews which covered many of my questions for the ship itself, which I will try to answer here to help others. I arrived at genoa ...
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Sail Date February 2013

goldfinger66 avatar


1 Review Written

Excellent & Not so Good!

I flew from Heathrow to Nice arriving at 10.00am, it took the courier over 3 hrs to get a coach sorted out, this meant that we did not get on the ship until 4.00pm. The Splendida is spectacular with all the glitz ...
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Sail Date November 2012

Mezza1 avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

MSC Splenida review Sept 2012 Part 2

Right lets get straight to the point here! My party and I of experienced independent travellers have no complaints about our first ever cruise, but a number of observations that may be of use to others. We knew ...
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Sail Date September 2012

hep25 avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A great week on board MSC Splendida

My husband and I are both first time cruisers. We chose to book our cruise on MSC Splendida mainly because of the itinerary. We want some Mediterranean sunshine and Neither of us had previously visited Tunis, Malta ...
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Sail Date July 2012

scud85 avatar


1 Review Written

Perfect time with MSC Splendida

I think like most when booking with MSC after we booked we checked reviews online and thought that we had made a mistake. I understand everyone is entitled to their opinion but my experience of the Splendida could ...
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Sail Date February 2012

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Mrs T

1 Review Written

Free and Easy - Not Exactly!

This was our first cruise and we therefore had nothing to compare the experience with. All in all, we found the ship to be very luxurious and stylish, the staff very helpful and standards of cleanliness and hygiene ...
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Sail Date January 2012

NicoleMarie avatar


2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

A wonderful vacation on the Splendida

The MSC Splendida surpassed our expectations. The embarkation process was a bit disorganized and took a while and most people sat in the hot waiting room for a few hours, but we walked around the city so for us, ...
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Sail Date January 2012

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Mister X

1 Review Written

Splendida was splendida

We started to plan our next long cruising, which should be at summer 2013 and I have read much reviews from here. After reading I thought that I must write my own opinions even there is a while from our cruising. ...
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Sail Date July 2010

tammez avatar


3 Reviews Written

Great cruise with msc

Hi all reviews are subjective and it's about managing expectations. After reading the mixed reviews we decided to place our expectations towards the low end of the spectrum particularly after our fantastic time ...
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Sail Date December 2011

dominic2000 avatar


2 Reviews Written

Half Term Holidays on Splendid Splendida

Have cruised twice previously in recent years with NCL (Gem) and Costa (Fortuna). Went with open mind and were happy with cruise and would book again if a good deal came up. Costa and NCL could not match the ...
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Sail Date October 2011

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Jerry G

1 Review Written


My partner and I did our second msc cruise from Genoa with Splendida. Embarkation was a doddle, swift and polite staff made sure we were on board within 30 mins from entering the port.As this is our second msc ...
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Sail Date March 2011

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Jean Morris

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

No rating


We have been on MSC cruises several times before. We have now sailed on seven of their ships. Since our first MSC cruise over six years ago,as the fleet has grown, we have seen a slow but steady decline in ...
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Sail Date June 2011

Ronnie avatar


1 Review Written

Spendida - Beautiful Ship - Let Down By Bad Staff

long honest review of MSC Splendida New Year Cruise - Mediterranean This cruise was a last minute booking and was suggested by our travel agent, we had no knowledge about the ship or Msc beforehand - ...
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Sail Date December 2010

JeanMM avatar


1 Review Written


We booked our cruise directly with MSC (UK). Our flights were from Manchester to CDG Paris and connecting from CDG Paris to Genoa where we would be met and transported by coach to Port. When our flight details ...
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Sail Date August 2010

MSC Splendida Ratings

Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation5.03.5
Value For Money4.03.6
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