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MSC opera very poor

Review for MSC Opera to Baltic Sea

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unclefesta
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We booked our cruise on MSC Opera for our 30th wedding anniversary. We had heard only good reports about cruising. This was my wife's first cruise although i had cruised before. We booked MSC opera as we wanted to visit the Baltics and as my wife is a vegetarian we thought Italian cuisine would suit us. The opera was extremely disappointing in many ways. for us it was far too regimented, if ...
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Sail Date: August 2010


Some plusses, but do they negate the over-riding negatives

Review for MSC Poesia to Baltic Sea

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Garyorient
First Time Cruiser

I am a travel agent and I booked this two night break as I had never been on an MSC ship before, and I feel if you are selling a product you should really experience what you are selling to give an honest assessment. We travelled down to Dover (UK) the day before the cruise departed, and I guess the biggest indictment of MSC Poesia is the fact that the meal we had in the local Chinese was vastly ...
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Sail Date: May 2010


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Little Italy

Review for MSC Lirica to Baltic Sea

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hazeldean
First Time Cruiser • Age 80s

This trip was called Voyage to the Top of the World.  It was a wonderful cruise itinery and we were so lucky with the weather.....people on the previous trip had bad weather and saw almost nothing.Arriving at Dover we were surprised how few people there were arriving..by the time we got to Amsterdam , our 1st port, we found out why....this was where all the italians/dutch ...
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Sail Date: June 2009


Out of season cruising to Norway

Review for MSC Lirica to Baltic Sea

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merseytripper
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

Outbound from Dover on the MSC Lirica on 20 May 2009.  This ship is very clean and comfortable with excellent staff covering all our needs.  The ship's shows were good and catered for all walks of life.  On the sea days the entertainment was good, particularly the fruit carving and the jewellery talks by the manager of the jewellery shop. One criticism was the price of the drinks on board - ...
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Sail Date: May 2009


Disappointment!

Review for MSC Lirica to Baltic Sea

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Bigbird101
First Time Cruiser

The disappointment started when we arrived at Dover to be told there was no car park space allocated to us even though we had clearly stated that we required this when booking the cruise and paying the deposit!! This took a 20 minute phone call to MSC Cruises to sort out!We then faced the chaotic boarding process! Cars everywhere and no one to tell them where to go!On being shown to our room we ...
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Sail Date: May 2009


MSC Crusies - How's your Italian!?!

Review for MSC Poesia to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Anthony Ford
First Time Cruiser • Age 80s

It was with real surprise to have received a letter from the MSC Club asking if I would contribute 'a short, impartial review of your experience of your cruise with us' to this web site. Why you might ask, well simply put our cruise was the worst we have ever experienced. You might think that MSC would have done a little more background checking before mass mailing a letter to all its previous ...
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Sail Date: April 2009


Good but not that good!

Review for MSC Armonia to Baltic Sea

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Polly
First Time Cruiser

My partner and I sailed on the Armonia to visit the Baltic Capitals. The ship itself is beautiful, very well appointed and spotlessly clean. It was my first time cruising and don't think I would sail with MSC again. The food on board was very boring and tasteless. I heard American passengers state how they had Lobster and Fillet steak regularly on other cruises - but certainly nothing like that on ...
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Sail Date: September 2008


An Onsong Lirica

Review for MSC Lirica to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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AmoMondo
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Embarkation This was the strangest one that I've ever experienced. I should probably say that first of all this cruise actually commenced 3 days earlier in Copenhagen but MSC were selling it as commencing in Dover for the UK market. When I arrived at the port by taxi, I asked the driver where I should drop off my luggage and was told that it was normally just beside the entrance but it was ...
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Sail Date: September 2008


Choose this cruise line with care !

Review for MSC Armonia to Europe - British Isles & Western

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trishascott29
First Time Cruiser • Age 80s

This cruise line may offer a cheap way to get ON a cruise but it turns out very expensive when on board, especially on the Armonia (but I imagine the same thing on their other ships). NO water is available unless it is BOUGHT (at Euros 2.60 for a 75cl bottle!). They say that ship water is chlorinated so not for drinking BUT ice cubes are supplied in stateroom and I don't believe they are made ...
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Sail Date: May 2008


Wonderful itinerary, so-so ship.

Review for MSC Poesia to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Mysterybay
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We were on the Poesia's inaugural cruise (April 6th - 19th; London (Dover) to Venice. I was interested to see the member reviews here as well as the comments on this board. Most of the complaints seem to be about the food while the ship itself got generally high marks. I'm writing this primarily as a ship review, but I will briefly go through the ports (I loved them all): • London - We spend two ...
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Sail Date: January 2008


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