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MSC Istanbul Cruise Reviews

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This is a cruise ship, not a borstal.

Review for MSC Opera to Mediterranean

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Mister Grish
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Well...the problems started when we tried to embark in Istanbul and were not on the passenger list, despite the fact that my wife's parents, for whom we had paid in the same transaction, were. Eventually our names were found (on the mysterious "other" list) and we discovered our tiny cabins (with sheets and blankets so worn we would have chucked them out to Vinnies years ago. Then we tried ...
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Sail Date: April 2015


Terrible experience

Review for MSC Opera to Mediterranean

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Gordonius
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We have undertaken 3 cruises with 3 different Providers over the years and this outfit were appalling in comparison to the other two. Food and the Service levels were rubbish. The facilities and appointments are tired and dated including the cabin decor. Public areas are comparative in external presentation but once you get down to the individual, the facade fails. Worst was the Service levels in ...
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Sail Date: April 2015


Our first cruise, won't be the last. Nothing bad to say.

Review for MSC Preziosa to Mediterranean

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Monson1
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Being our first cruise my wife and I have nothing to compare with, we searched reviews and noticed a mixed bunch of comments, mainly good. We are not sure how reviewers could score one or two stars. The ship , only launched in 2013 was Amazing, every part of the ship was like being in a five star hotel. We embarked in Istanbul, arrived at the port around 10.30am, embarkation commenced at 11am, ...
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Sail Date: October 2014


Msc Preziosa - The Good, the bad and the ugly

Review for MSC Preziosa to Mediterranean

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SATraveller31
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

We were a group of 10 family and friends. 7adults and 3children(9 and 2x7yrs) - Cruise dates were 8Oct - 15Oct. Good : 1) Very large ship.New . Beautiful public areas - restaurants, coffee shops and bars. 2)Cabins are quite spacious and well decorated & equipped. We were 2 adults and 2 kids in an Ocean view cabin. 2 Lower and 2 upper berth beds. The balcony cabin equally spacious. - these have a ...
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Sail Date: October 2014

Traveled with children


Wonderful Cruise

Review for MSC Divina to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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JodiO
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Myself and two kids age 16 and 21, just returned from a wonderful, 7 day Cruise onboard the Divina. There were very few Americans on board, but all of the ship employees spoke some English. My son enjoyed the teen club, Graffiti's, even though all the kids were from non-English speaking countries. Everyone speaks some English so he did just fine. Here are the pros/cons of our MSC Divina ...
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Sail Date: July 2013

Traveled with children


Great, well priced cruise

Review for MSC Divina to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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divinafan
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

It was our first cruise and we are already keen to book the next one. We did the one week cruise out of Istanbul and really enjoyed the ship. It is clean, beautiful and has a wide range of services that we enjoyed. We though the food was pretty good, we were in the Villa Rosa restaurant, and a good range of options. Drink prices were same as a restaurant so really consider the drinks packages, ...
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Sail Date: June 2013


Fantastic cruise, throughly enjoyed

Review for MSC Divina to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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cruisingnewbie2013
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

Having read all the reviews on MSC Divina before going, we felt it useful to give our perspective as well, albeit from a first time cruiser slant. Embarkation: This route is circular, and it appears you can embark at most stops, although the majority of people embark in Venice. We (and about 300 others) embarked at Istanbul, where everything seemed well organised, and we did not have to queue ...
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Sail Date: June 2013


NO SMOKING PLEASE!!!!

Review for MSC Magnifica to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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krmsry
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Boarding in Izmir took 1/2 hrs because we waited for landing passengers for sight seeing.at 10.30 we received our magnifica cards ,our cabin was ready.Magnifica is a beautiful new ship and our 10th deck inner cabin was sufficient in size.We put our two suitcases into wardrobe and there was enough drawers to take in all our goods.We had applied for the first seating and we got a table for 2 at ...
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Sail Date: May 2011


No rating
Again with Magnifica if they ban smoking

Review for MSC Magnifica to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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krmsry
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Boarding in Izmir took 1/2 hrs because we waited for landing passengers for sight seeing.at 10.30 we received our magnifica cards ,our cabin was ready.Magnifica is a beautiful new ship and our 10th deck inner cabin was sufficient in size.We put our two suitcases into wardrobe and there was enough drawers to take in all our goods.We had applied for the first seating and we got a table for 2 at ...
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Sail Date: January 2010


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