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Marseille MSC Meraviglia Cruise Reviews

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MSC Meraviglia
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29 Marseille MSC Meraviglia Cruise Reviews


danmillar avatar

danmillar

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Big Definitely Does Not Mean Beautiful

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At embarkation the ship looked really impressive but as soon as we got on board & before we had a minute to take in the spectacle we are descended upon and literally grabbed by over eager sales persons berating us ...
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Sail Date March 2019


Slysocks avatar

Slysocks

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

An affordable cruise that will cost you big....

I traveled with my partner and my mother, both my mother and I have traveled with Royal Caribbean quite a few times so I have another company to base this experience with. We flew to Barcalona from Heathrow, and ...
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Sail Date March 2019


Jtu avatar

Jtu

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Overall pretty good

Was the largest cruise boat we have booked on, but nevertheless ran like clockwork with few long waits compared to Princess when it comes to getting on and off. Purchased cruises were excellent and as advertised. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Mjcopey

6 Reviews Written

106 Helpful Votes

So bad we left after 2 nights

Quick background - we are a couple who have cruised 6 times over the last 2 years. Not the most seasoned cruisers but have some experience of cruising with different lines. We decided to take the leap from mid sized ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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bahrain_not_dubai!

4 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

MSC Yacht Club: The Best Value in Luxury Cruising

I am a cruiser of significant experience. I have sailed many days on Crystal, as well as having sailed on Seabourn, Holland America Line, Azamara Club Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, P&O Cruises, Royal Caribbean, ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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CoupleUK

20 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise - Could Be An Amazing Cruise

UK Booking Office, Website and Tech Support should all be closed - the "service" provided and poor systems just aren't good enough. As MSC is starting to focus on the American market, just move it all there so we ...
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Sail Date November 2018


Leeonship avatar

Leeonship

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Mr Lee's Mediterranean medley

I would like to start off by saying that this cruise was booked whilst on-board a previous MSC cruise in the year (Voyagers Club), therefore understandably chuffed with the already discounted trip/cabin/onboard ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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rivaview

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Fabulous experience, so why the poor reviews?

I have cruised before, but my wife had not, and she was looking for "an over the top" experience". So I began searching for big ships doing the Mediterranean in November. MSC had a lot of ships and the ...
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Sail Date November 2018


Blounty22 avatar

Blounty22

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Lives up to her name!

Only take notice of negative reviews on here if you are looking for an English or US style cruise. If you are cosmopolitan, love a lively atmosphere, enjoy European food and are nice to staff then you will not ...
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Sail Date October 2018


Tracy Heath avatar

Tracy Heath

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

An impersonal crystal studded cattle truck

We chose this for our honeymoon. Our group includes our 80 year old mothers. I’m struck by the sheer overcrowded, impersonal, iPad and upsell-driven process we are a part of. Food areas and common areas are ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Gothencruiser

8 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

MSC Meraviglia Western Mediterranean

MSC Meraviglia Westen Mediterranean cruise. Feb.2018. This ship is like a game changer of Italian cruise lines. It's a fabulous vessel, and we really enjoyed it. Venues and shows are spectacular, ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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cshim

6 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Amazing Yacht Club

Embarkation in Genoa started off as a nightmare. It was disorganised, none of the staff knew where we had to go and the signage was very confusing. No sign of the Yacht Club tent until we finally got directions from ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Slater0800

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Avoid avoid

£3700 pounds for a nightmare , dirty tables Full lifts Staff English very limited Everyone using the wheelchair and pram entrance so my children were irritable waiting over an hour to board . Some ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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little britain

34 Reviews Written

56 Helpful Votes

Stunning ship

A quick review of Meraviglia...... this was my second MSC cruise in 6 months, usually travelling with RCI. We boarded in Marseilles one very rainy Saturday. I think there were only about 400 joining the 'bus' ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Lighthouse keeper

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Not to be repeated!

We got a good deal through Cruise Nation and although it wasn't an ideal time of year to cruise the Mediterranean we were looking forward to seeing the ports of call and experiencing life on a huge ship. Sadly we ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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estebanh

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

My Impressions of MSC Meraviglia

First of all this is a big cruise ship: 19 floors, over 5,000 passengers, 1,200 crew. It is like a big floating hotel with a small mall in the center. It is quite new (June 2017), so it looks and feels new, shiny ...
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Sail Date December 2017


soundwave1 avatar

soundwave1

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Do yourself a favor, find a different cruise

I am currently a passenger on the MSC Meraviglia. My wife and I are passengers on a Mediterranean cruise.I can honestly say that this past week I experienced the worst of over 35 cruises I have enjoyed. The ship is ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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NuoStar1199

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Just an OK Cruise

A group of us, friends, for the past several years enjoyed cruising as a fun alternative to all-inclusive vacations at beach resorts. Our prior experience on another MSC ship, Poesia, a few years ago was very good, ...
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Sail Date October 2017


pajac avatar

pajac

2 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Worst Cruise Ever

I usually do not review cruises but this one cannot be ignored. My husband and I flew to Barcelona with 10 friends to take the MSC Meraviglia cruise that sailed 11-24-17. The itinerary for this cruise was great. ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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SuperVan

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

MSC Meraviglia - My first Yacht Club experience

Given, that my wife and I have now completed a number of cruises (with both Royal Caribbean and MSC), I think I am finally qualified to write a meaningful review. In 2013 we cruised with MSC Preziosa in the ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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GorgeC1223

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Very Disappointing !!

It was our first cruise, we are family of 2 adults and 2 childrens, we decided to take this cruise because it is a new ship and it was look fantastic on the web, when we booked it back in June 2017 there was no ...
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Sail Date September 2017


Ron Farra avatar

Ron Farra

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Bad experience for a luxury ship

We expected a better experience having been on other cruises such as Royal Carribean and Celebrity... Entertainment was so so, lots of passengers with nothing to do in the evening except stroll in the main inside ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Sophjess

1 Review Written

34 Helpful Votes

Don't listen to bad reviews

I was very apprehensive when reading such bad reviews about this brand new ship - we were pleasantly surprised with nearly everything. Most staff were very helpful & polite, cabin excellent, ship spotlessly clean, ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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tizyuq6355

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Worst Cruise ever!!! Stay away from MSC

This is the 9th cruise trip I had so far. First time with MSC. We tooked NCL, Royal Caribbean, Disney and Princess before this on. The MSC Meraviglia is a brand new ship with maiden voyage in early June, 2017. ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Rossco01

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise with many of the previously reported issues being dealt with.

This was our first cruise so we have little to compare it with although we'd already seen some of the negative reviews posted. We went with an open mind and not necessarily expecting the best. The ship itself is ...
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Sail Date August 2017


MSC Meraviglia Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.03.8
Dining4.02.9
Entertainment5.03.4
Public Rooms5.03.7
Fitness Recreation5.03.5
Family5.03.3
Enrichment2.02.9
Service4.03.3
Value For Money5.03.1
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