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Poor management means a poor experience.

Review for MSC Opera to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Short Car
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

I was excited to take my mom on her first cruise. I've been on many cruises and it's my favorite way to cruise. I wanted to try out MSC and I liked the ports available. First, I made some assumptions. I assumed that as a European cruise line they would be more accommodating for gluten free. I also assumed that if I planned ahead, called customer service, and documented my interactions they ...
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Sail Date: September 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Suite Aurea

Traveled with disabled person


Worst cruise line

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Traveller2121
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

I chose this cruise because of the itinerary but I should have paid more attention to the ship and cruise line. The buffet was lukewarm and didn't have much variety. We went once to the to the sit-down restaurant my girlfriend isn't picky, and she only ate half her meal. The sheets and comforter were stained. Only a sheet at the bottom so just sleeping with the comforter was too hot, I slept with ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


Relaxing and safe cruise

Review for MSC Opera to Mediterranean

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manuela rogoz
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

During 28.04.2022 I was on a cruise on the MSC ship with the name of OPERA. We were very impressed with everything there was: the staff were kind and well trained .... ARDIKA served us in the restaurant at table 516 and together with his assistant they were at the height offering us services at the highest and select level (very well trained, gentlemen, welcoming and understanding, with healthy ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Traveled with children


Just a good value cruise

Review for MSC Opera to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Kenwootton
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We read all the reviews. We have a balcony cabin it is great, yes the shower is small but really it is good. The staff have been fantastic The food is good, really good. The buffers have everything thing you could need The beds are comfortable and bangs fit under the beds This is our second msc cruise and it is just plain good Value When we read the reviews we were suspicious, ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Clean Ship - Everything Else Disappointing

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yakety sax
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

It had a very good itinerary of destinations, at the right time for our plans. The destinations were great. The ship was very clean and comfortable. The food was awful. Very little selection, very slow service, very bland tasting, very little portions, very plain food. The pizza and baked fish were good. Everything was for sale - that normally comes standard with most quality cruises. ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


If you want sheets with bedbugs, go to MSC Cruises.

Review for MSC Opera to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Travel rocks
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

The excursions were fairly good and so was the food and servers. Everything else was horrible. The beauty salon was awful, terrible communication skills and high pressure staff, like your money was their personal piggy bank. The cabin steward was obviously so badly trained he put dirty sheets with bedbugs on the bed. The Reception staff customer service skills were horrible, assumptions like ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Dirty, bad service and quite low cost running ship

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cruisecriticanonymus
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

Ship is very much understaffed and absolutely not able to offer good cruise for such big number of passengers onboard. Obviously company is trying to save money on all aspects, including food, number of their employees, entertainment variety, and so on. Dining area on deck 11 is crowded without place to sit, so only way to eat is to take plate outside or in a room. Automatic hand disinfect ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Terrible

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Gazzetta
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

The ship is very unorganized. The food was the same every day. Front desk clerk named Barbara Uchiyama was always scowling and treating guests without the least education and attention. The tours were disorganized. The guides hired by MSC knew almost nothing about the tours, reaching the height of not wanting to take us to the Mount of Olives in Israel because he preferred to take ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


You get what you pay for, hard working crew....

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David Watt
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I picked this cruise for the price as a solo traveller as I thought the itinerary was good for the time of the year (Dec), overall I got good value for money as the ship was clean and the crew hard working. The food in the buffet was good Italian fare with hotdogs and burgers always a favourite for the kids and grown up's alike. The big let down for me was the standard of food in the restaurants ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


Great staff

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Bobbythebanana
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Chose this cruise as it was a bargain. 2 x nights in Venice, 5 x day med cruise, 1 x night in Genoa. We had obstructed outside cabin. Opera is a very clean and tidy ship with an excellent crew. We purchased a drink package that was 29 euros plus service charge per night. I think we broke even and possibly drunk more than we would have done if we had just paid for drinks as we went. The ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


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