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MSC Grandiosa Cruise Reviews

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Arrival in Civitavecchia at sunrise surrounded by many unused cruise ships
YC Deluxe Suite
Main pool in the evening
Yacht Club bathroom amenities
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"A Review of the Brand New MSC Grandiosa, November 24, 2019 We are experienced cruisers who love Europe and had a wonderful cruise on the MSC Divina in February 2019 in the Caribbean. We assumed things wouldn’t..."Read More
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Markanddonna

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

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Excellent Covid Cruise in the Yacht Club

Review for MSC Grandiosa to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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WorldTraveler151208

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

I don't understand why people are so afraid of cruises. Cruise ships are probably the safest places in the world. I wish all services ashore were so professional in terms of Covid prevention. Before boarding the ship, we had to do two tests, a PCR test in our country and a swab test at the terminal. Body temperature was measured before entering the terminal and on board the ship every day ...
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Sail Date: December 2020

Cabin Type: Yacht Club Deluxe Suite


cruise in covid19 times

Review for MSC Grandiosa to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Joachimdc

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

We are belgian frequent cruisers and we couldn't wait any longer to cruise again. So we did. After a max 72 hours pre cruise covid19 test at home and a new quick covid19 test in Genoa (50 min) it was time for boarding. Embarkation was really quick after a negative test (but we had to stay in numberd groups of app.25 guests) No rush, because there were only app. 750 !!! guests on board, ...
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Sail Date: November 2020

Cabin Type: Aurea Balcony Stateroom


Almost covid proof, very safe, very good but some disappointments

Review for MSC Grandiosa to Mediterranean

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French Webers

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We did a week on Grandiosa from Genoa to Malta and back on 25/10. It was great, we felt really safe and looked after. We covid tested 3 days before departure at home then again on the day of departure (MSC's test in port) and again 3 days before disembarking. Gel was everywhere as were good handwashing stations which we were made to use before all meals. We wore masks everywhere except at ...
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Sail Date: October 2020

Cabin Type: Fantastica Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children


Cruising During Covid with MSC

Review for MSC Grandiosa to Italy

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andrewjb1

10+ Cruises

Age 110s

MSC are one of the first cruise lines to start operating their ships again following the situation with Covid-19. Whilst they appear to be getting it right and the experience was excellent they could be leading to a total disaster. Embarkation All passengers are provided with their allocated embarkation time and its important that you are respectful of this not only for yourself but other ...
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Sail Date: September 2020


Great boring ship

Review for MSC Grandiosa to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Niniel

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

We have not cruised with MSC before, only RCCL, but as Grandiosa was the only ship that matched our preferred itinerary at the time period we could have a vacation, this had to be it. We will not cruise MSC again. It is a beautiful ship, it's sparkling, there's mirrors everywhere, and it's very obvious they are trying to be elegant and luxurious. However, that is just on the surface. Food: ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Bella Balcony Stateroom


No complaints

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DFH_VT

6-10 Cruises

Age 30s

First Mediterranean cruise, I've been on 10 total cruises. Service was great staff was friendly, restaurant staff was friendly and entertaining and was really involved in keeping our young children smiling. Food was ...ok... nothing special, still was better than you'd get at the drive thru. This was right at the beginning of COVID-19 in Italy, MSC was quick to respond on board and a clean ship ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Bella Inside Stateroom

Traveled with children


The worst customer service I have ever experienced in cruise

Review for MSC Grandiosa to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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myatphyotun

10+ Cruises

Age 40s

There are many staffs working with attitude. Very lack of passion. They seems like they are doing a job that they hate. Very horrible customer service especially in buffet area. Staffs are not even smiling and serve you without saying a word or response. There are many staffs covering buffet area. Bar service staffs focus on selling drinks than doing other jobs. For e.g. they can't even get you ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Fantastica Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children


Scam! Don’t ever use this company!

Review for MSC Grandiosa to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Angriest man on cruise

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

- Buffet food is better than Dining food even though it’s basically the same EXACT food, except for the ethnic station. Their steaks/prime beef/filet whatever dish that has beef is cafeteria school quality AT BEST - Food overall is mediocre, the ship basically forces you to go and spend money at the “specialty” restaurants otherwise you starve. - Even free room service food is basically ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Stunning Ship

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Norahkiora

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

I went on this cruise with my daughter and her two little boys, aged 4 and 6. We chose it because it matched the boy’s half term dates. The ship looked enormous, I really doubted it would be ‘for me’. With the corona virus our passports were examined, page by page, to ensure we hadn’t visited a China or Asia and our temperatures taken. We also had to answer health questions. The boarding ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Fantastica Super Family (2 Balcony Staterooms)


Poor guest communication, no one knew the answer

Review for MSC Grandiosa to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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roubok

First Time Cruiser

Age 30s

Like many people have mentioned about MSC ships - BEAUTIFUL SHIP, POOR EXPERIENCE. Let's start with the Pro: - very clean - excellent gym equipment - great stage/entertainment, top notch. - great design now the Cons: - no one knows the true answer to your questions. Wondering how your meal package works? Well you'll learn it through trial and error, just make sure you ask ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Bella Inside Stateroom


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