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MSC Southampton Cruise Reviews

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Excellent

71

Very Good

54

Average

56

Poor

61

Terrible

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301 MSC Southampton Cruise Reviews


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BizzyBea17

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Size does matter

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We booked this 14 day cruise to Canada, America and Iceland in 2018 and the price was fantastic. The ship is beautiful - no expense spared with regard to decor and furnishings etc. BUT it's too big and cold ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Lor26

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Never again

Chose this cruise foe its for its travel itinery. ship far to big , only onboard awe factor is the main auditorium, spectcular light show and there it ends, MSC health and safety to passengers is lacking. Major ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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welshy74

4 Reviews Written

73 Helpful Votes

Stunning ship - shame its MSC

Who could not get excited about being one of the first to sail a brand new ship?  The smell of the new carpets and furniture and how everything shined and glimmered was just perfect and it was a pleasure to sail ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Jao1953

2 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Flatters to Deceive

This was my first and probably last MSC cruise. It's a pity because the ship itself has some good points and the ports of call were fantastic. We picked the ship up in Southampton along with what it turns out ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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janmel

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

NEVER AGAIN

We chose this cruise as we wanted to revisit some of the destinations again & the value for money Muster what a joke this is how you put your lifejacket on Produce your passports at 7:30 am ??? never went we ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Serendipity52cruiser

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Forgettable experience.

First off, we were told we had a free upgrade. I tried to contact the travel agent to no avail. When we got onto the ship, I asked about the upgrade and had a sign literally pushed into my face which said there ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Debred

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Would not sail with MSC again

Chose this cruise as it was a good price but with hindsight I would rather miss a cruise and put that money towards another cruise line. Ive been with other cruise lines before and have enjoyed all of them. The ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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wendychloecruiser

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Celebrity/RCI fan tries MSC Preziosa

BACKGROUND: seven day cruise out of Southampton, to Zeebrugge, Rotterdam, Hamburg and LeHavre. Mother, 88yrs, and daughter 50’s, active and love to participate in activities like trivia. Mom uses a scooter on ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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grjbyfleet

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Cruise from hell

We have been on over 60 cruises on at least 8 cruise lines. This is the first time when checking in, you do not produce a credit card for validation. When you get on board there is a machine to validate your ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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ConnieTact

3 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Entertainment Good and Relaxation too!

MSc Preziosa Safety- Hygiene unfortunately lower than on NCL although there are hand wash machines available they are not always obvious on entrance to ship after excursions. No washy washy ladies at restaurants ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Moses mad clown

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Preziosa Crap

1st time cruising was so looking forward to it, Ship itself is lovely Balcony cabin very nice Staff very nice goldern lobster restaurant very nice ( but small portions ) DOWNSIDE : No celebration party ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Tina Jepp

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Excellent

After reading the dreadful reviews on here we were dreading this Cruise. Well we had a fantastic time. Food great and I'm a very fussy vegetarian. Ship is beautiful and the staff were fantastic. We didn't even see ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Mel Parsons

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Nowhere near as good as others

We chose this cruise because it was advertised as a great cruise. The ship was marvellous. The food was only just acceptable. Tea and coffee in the buffet was always cold. The attitude towards you was more ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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talljules1

4 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Amazingly relaxing cruise in MSC Yacht Club

MSC Preziosa Northern European Cruise 28th August – 4th September 2019 Yacht Club Southampton – Zeebrugge – Rotterdam – Hamburg – Le Harve – Southampton We have previously cruised with ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Lancashire_Lad_69

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Very Interesting Itinerary - Ship only Average !

We chose this Cruise for the Itinerary and because we had previously had 3 Good Cruises with MSC. We took a North Europe cruise on the MSC PREZIOSA from Souhampton. The following review is, I feel, very fair ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Tanissteel

4 Reviews Written

38 Helpful Votes

A few days away on a beautiful ship; just stunning

This was a short Cruise just to enjoy time away Embarkation: Was easy and quite quick with the usual queues. A few more desks open would have made the process of little quicker. Once on the ship you were ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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KOI-5

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Never again!!!!

Our fifth cruise but our first with MSC and certainly our last. I booked purely on the good reputation that MSC has, big mistake. No one informed us that the starting port for our 15 day cruise on MSC Preziosa ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Not satisfied

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Very disappointed

Although this was a beautiful ship the level of customer care was well below any other cruise we have been on, very few of the crew spoke and barged past as if you weren't there.When we were waiting to embark we ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Luan Yee

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Unexpectedly Good

We completed our 15 nights Northern Europe cruise which set sail from Southampton Port on 30 April 2019. There were 6 of us, my husband and I and 2 other couples. After booking the cruise, I had cold feet when I ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Frogmill0

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Magnificent ship but......

My wife and I have cruised with several lines but it has been Royal Caribbean for the last few years. However, we had a number of issues on our last trip with them so we decided it was time for a change. We were ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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maddy146

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

No cigarettes for sale

Chose this ship as facilities look great and the pools were very warm but too deep for children and non swimmers.Hot tubs had broken jets. Boarding was very easy and although cabin not ready until 3 pm was able ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Paulo1955

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

One of our best accessible cruise experiences

This was our fourth cruise with MSC and the second on the Preziosa. This is a beautiful ship and we were happy to be back on board. We enjoy the multi-national feel of the passenger list. My partner is disabled ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Sonya11

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Expectations dashed - but still a very nice ship.

The itinerary was what prompted me to take this cruise, the ship was luxurious and the staff very professional. The average rating comes from the main dining room food, small portions, and average quality. ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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New Forest Contact

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beautiful ship decor and waiter and cabin service.. Shame about the rest

We chose MSC because it looks luxurious inside and we wanted to try something different. We've been on 10+ cruises from one week to 5 weeks each. Unfortunately, this cruise is geared for the German and European ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Bullit55

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise !

. . we have just been on MSC Preziosa 30th April - 15th May . . . brilliant cruise, beautiful ship, good food, friendly staff, great entertainment and theatre shows . . . and a free premium drinks package - ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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