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Mediterranean Gourmet Food Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Mediterranean
Departure Port

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Excellent

5,417

Very Good

2,798

Average

1,811

Poor

1,003

Terrible

567

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

17,034

Gay & Lesbian Cruises

14,978

Family Cruises

14,950

Fitness Cruises

14,556

Gourmet Food Cruises

11,728

11,728 Mediterranean Gourmet Food Cruises Cruise Reviews


WorldTraveler151208 avatar

WorldTraveler151208

3 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

Excellent Covid Cruise in the Yacht Club

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I don't understand why people are so afraid of cruises. Cruise ships are probably the safest places in the world. I wish all services ashore were so professional in terms of Covid prevention. Before boarding the ...
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Sail Date December 2020


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DFH_VT

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

No complaints

First Mediterranean cruise, I've been on 10 total cruises. Service was great staff was friendly, restaurant staff was friendly and entertaining and was really involved in keeping our young children smiling. Food ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Joachimdc

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

cruise in covid19 times

We are belgian frequent cruisers and we couldn't wait any longer to cruise again. So we did. After a max 72 hours pre cruise covid19 test at home and a new quick covid19 test in Genoa (50 min) it was time for ...
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Sail Date November 2020


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French Webers

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Almost covid proof, very safe, very good but some disappointments

We did a week on Grandiosa from Genoa to Malta and back on 25/10. It was great, we felt really safe and looked after. We covid tested 3 days before departure at home then again on the day of departure (MSC's ...
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Sail Date October 2020


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dsbd47

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disappointing

We chose this cruise as Our 50th Wedding Anniversary celebration, we chose FO as it promotes itself as a family run concern, but they are only interested in making money. Most of our disappointment does not ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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muddicaroline2

1 Review Written

Brilliant

Extremely friendly service staff brilliant and in the dining room at night they were so friendly, and could not gave done enough for us there was particular lady in the dining room who met us and showed us to our ta ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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spendless

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Top service again

4 stars again for the cruise. Staff give excellent service and for us the S class is about the right size. We have not rated fitness or excursions as we do not use them. Our cruises are all about enjoying the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Joenut

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Under the circumstances hard to give a fair review

It was our first time on MSC. Being that the ship was only half full of passengers and the hole corona virus outbreak made for an uneasy cruise. The food was average witch was disappointing as I was under the ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Keithlampkin

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Top notch experience

I chose Divina for the classic nature of the ship and it’s original itinerary but that had to change because of the nature of covid-19 and that was completely understandable. The ship was absolutely beautiful, ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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potsie57

4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Average Cruise

We booked this cruise at full price over a year ago. We wanted to try MSC, I had read all the reviews and decided to go with an open mind. First off the ship is beautiful and very clean, the only think we didn't ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Niniel

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Great boring ship

We have not cruised with MSC before, only RCCL, but as Grandiosa was the only ship that matched our preferred itinerary at the time period we could have a vacation, this had to be it. We will not cruise MSC again. ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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tcfive

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

To start I need to tell you that the ship was at best at half occupancy. I am sure this had a huge impact on wait times, table availabity in the buffet area and deck chair availablity. The occupancy was heavily ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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Angriest man on cruise

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Scam! Don’t ever use this company!

- Buffet food is better than Dining food even though it’s basically the same EXACT food, except for the ethnic station. Their steaks/prime beef/filet whatever dish that has beef is cafeteria school quality AT ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Norahkiora

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Stunning Ship

I went on this cruise with my daughter and her two little boys, aged 4 and 6. We chose it because it matched the boy’s half term dates. The ship looked enormous, I really doubted it would be ‘for me’. With ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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lyndarra

5 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

MSC - Lift Your Game if You Want to Attract Non European Cruisers.

This was a 20 night cruise Genoa/Miami commencing Nov 5., Cruising background. Celebrity x 6, HAL x 4, RCI x 3, Princess x 1, Carnival x 1. Countries cruised, Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea, Indonesia, USA, ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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yakety sax

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Clean Ship - Everything Else Disappointing

It had a very good itinerary of destinations, at the right time for our plans. The destinations were great. The ship was very clean and comfortable. The food was awful. Very little selection, very slow service, ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Edoflaherty

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Trapped in a cattle market

We chose this cruise because of the places it visited in the western med and we heard it was suitable for kids. It was not...! Things got off to a bad start when we boarded. Staff were fighting among themselves ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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roubok

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Poor guest communication, no one knew the answer

Like many people have mentioned about MSC ships - BEAUTIFUL SHIP, POOR EXPERIENCE. Let's start with the Pro: - very clean - excellent gym equipment - great stage/entertainment, top notch. - great ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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butnotthehippo

1 Review Written

Horrible dining room management and mediocre customer service

Horrible dining room management and mediocre customer service basically ruined our cruise. I'll start with the Positives: Good price and value proposition Great itinerary with thoughtful destinations ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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wpanic

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

A Holiday Cruise

This was our first time with MSC. Previously we have cruised with Norwegian and Princess. Also our first European cruise. I was traveling with my wife and two kids (daughter 14 and son 11). Scheduled ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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littlemisscouchsurfer

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Like P&O with bells on, except for the restaurant which was abit crap ..

went on this Cruise with my elderly Mum as her companion , and though i might not be your typical cruiser in some way , i'm 53 and been on various other cruises ( princess-5 , P&O-3 , FredOlsen-2 , etc ) , so not a ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Lawnmowerman1

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful ship and staff.

Having sailed on the River Yangtse with Viking we looked forward to experiencing an ocean cruise with them. The high standards of their river cruise was matched on this cruise from Barcelona to London. We have ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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historyaddicts

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Sumptuous surroundings to unwind after Christmas!

We'd travelled on Viking Sky on our honeymoon, and knew the exceptional level of service that Viking aim to deliver, so this was a much anticipated opportunity to relax. Cabins are all outside, all with balconies ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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marinegurg

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

MSC Grandiosa - Smart ship but too busy

This was our second experience of MSC following a short cruise only a few days earlier on the Presiosa. Upon embarkation we were assaulted by 'in your face' crew members on a mission to sell you 'things', sadly ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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DeeSavage

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fabulous Journey to Antiquities

We took the Rome pre-extension and were very pleased with the beautiful hotel. We specifically wanted to see the no-line Coliseum underground tour, and visit the Pantheon. We had always wanted to see the ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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