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Malta (Valletta) to Europe - Western Mediterranean Cruise Reviews

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Another Day Another Castle

Review for Azura to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Jivedancer
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because it was outside of school holidays and it went to some places we had not been to on other cruises. We started in Valetta, did a week in the eastern Med then back to Valetta, we then stayed on and went to Palma, Gibraltar and then onto the Canaries. We usually prefer adult only ships and smaller ships, to date this was the biggest ship we had been on. Having booked ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


Petty rules, no officers

Review for Azura to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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dukedog10uk
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Was weary of going with P & O and I was right, firstly the awful smell of sewage on deck 7 all through one of the cabaret bars, not an officer in sight all the first week. Secondly the petty rules associated with the drinks package, you were allowed 15 drinks a day, but no doubles. At the bar I asked for 2 single gins ( using 2 of my 15 allowance ), but no, I could only have 1 and had to wait 15 ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


Lovely cruise but covid found us

Review for Azura to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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florence11
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was our 1st cruise since before the covid lockdown we were really looking forward to it. We arrived in sunny Malta for a week around Corsica, Florence, Pisa, Rome and Sicily. We booked an inside cabin so we could spend more on excursions and other stuff and it was fine. I did miss the turn down and the chocolate on the pillow but we did find out that the stewards were being used else where on ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


Azura

Review for Azura to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Tullster
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We had booked a cruise with my daughter and her family last year, but it got cancelled. So this was the new date. My wife and I, my daughter and her hubby and grandchildren Theo (13 ) and Imogen (11). The flight from Manchester to Valletta was at 2.05 pm. and because it was late taking off we didn't arrive at Valletta airport until 7.30 pm - their time. Collecting Luggage and embarkation went ...
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Sail Date: August 2022


Lots of Cons!

Review for MSC Grandiosa to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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cepal
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

I started planning that vacation 5 months before it left port. The first time I heard that we could not get off the ship unless we had MSC excursions planned was at dinner the first night. I literally have been on the MSC website almost daily for MONTHS and did not hear of such a rule. I planned an excursion for every port on our vacation and had to cancel (which we lost a massive amount of money ...
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Sail Date: March 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Balcony


Is MSC the worst cruise line?

Review for MSC Seashore to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Ronant
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

I don't know whether it's the worst but it sure is among the ones I travelled on.To me good and imaginative food is important and the food on MSC is pathetic.In the buffet pasta and pizza everywhere.No ethnic food, no smoked salmon or pates, no decent selection of cheese.Its more like a factory canteen .The cherry on the cake is treating ice cream as if its an expensive delicacy and non existing ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Bella Balcony Stateroom


Great Small Ship Experience - Third Time with Star Clippers.

Review for Star Flyer to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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CarolinaJD118
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose a repositioning itinerary that took us from Malta to Malaga, stopping in Sardinia, the Balearics, and along the Spanish Coast. Previous cruises had set our expectations. Star Clipper is a small line with three small ships that use sail frequently. Frequent stops in European ports insured that the food stocks were excellent. As a repositioning cruise, the opportunities for water ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


Had high expectations but was disappointed

Review for MSC Bellissima to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Josephinecachia
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

Just came back from Msc Bellissima ,we booked a year ago . This is our 15 th cruise ,second time on Msc.We were so looking forward as Msc Splendida was perfect. But unfortunately this one no.Inside cabin very small,buffet always same food. The only positive place was the Lighthouse Restaurant staff very nice especially our Waiter Antonio and his wife Sandy.Food was very good and health ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Fantastica Inside Stateroom


Far too crowded poor food and sell sell sell

Review for MSC Bellissima to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Chewitson
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

Pros ... lovely modern cabin lots of space nice size and balcony , Lovely ship and nice staff,Cons .. way too crowded marketplace buffet is hell on Earth it’s like a stampede no spare tables and people pushing into you and elbowing you , hard to get a drink , food not nice at all not enough choice..all in all an awful experience , food poor in restaurants also, we were glad to get off the ship to ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Aurea Balcony Stateroom


Wow, Wow, Wow Yachtclub experience

Review for MSC Bellissima to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Rene from Holland
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

We travelled on more than 60 cruises on Silversea, Celebrity, Cunard Grill Class, HAL, Viking, RCCL, Crystal, Seabourn, Hapag Lloyd, Oceania and Regent. We wanted to try the MSC Yachtclub. Well first we arrived in Marseille cruiseterminal 10:00 AM, so way to early but the butler at checkin said "no Problem" and brought us on board to the beautiful Topsail Lounge dedicated for Yachtclub only. Our ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Yacht Club Deluxe Suite


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