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MSC Orchestra Cruise Reviews

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Some alone time.....I lie,  the baby was asleep next to us in her stroller
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The most empathetic and professional staff of 2022!!!

Review for MSC Orchestra to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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FPM719
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

Having the possibility to board directly in Lisbon, made all the difference. This was my first MSC cruise and I enjoyed it very much. The employees were outstanding at all levels! Many thanks and praises to the staff at the Ville Bourgeoise restaurant, you are the best!!! Also, at the buffet diniung, despite the number of guests, they were always very empathetic and professional. The ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Traveled with children


Small Ship, Friendly Staff, Amazing Entertainment, Fabulous Itinerary

Review for MSC Orchestra to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Iloper
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

When searching for my third cruise and having experienced more premium offerings, i discovered this 10 day western Medi itinerary. Immediate concerns were that i heard MSC was an average cruise line, in the same club as RCL and Carnival. So what did i thought? Ok, we will have the ports. The food, staff, ship will be secondary. Completely wrong idea. Lets review by items: Ship: recently ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean View (obstructed view)

Traveled with children


Must do better.

Review for MSC Orchestra to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Ian Bloor
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We have just finished our Mediterranean cruise and had time to reflect on it. It was a multiple embarkation trip with passengers coming and going on a daily basis and at this time of the year there were many families with young children. Overall, having been on many MSC cruises including two in 2021 we were very disappointed with this cruise. I am sure that the Covid pandemic and the need to take ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: Premium Balcony


The best cruise ever

Review for MSC Orchestra to Mediterranean

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YADVIMEENA
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

We loved our cruise. We loved all the people we met there and also the staff were just amazing. The lady specifically that took care of us was exceptionally amazing. JUDITH. Even thr baby loved her. We even wanted to take her back home with us. The food was wow. We enjoyed everything to the fullest. Raja from the liquor store was also so nice and friendly. We loved his entertainment and music he ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Traveled with children


Enjoyable family experience

Review for MSC Orchestra to Transatlantic

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FrancoisB
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

Wedding celebration. Overall we had a very enjoyable trip. The embarkation was tedious due to Covid. The breakfast and lunch were fairly good. The overall impression was that the food was not of such good quality. The coffee and juice were extremely poor quality. Obviously trying to force you into buying coffee from the different bars which were good quality. The service at dinner was lacking. ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Disappointed!

Review for MSC Orchestra to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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PartTime
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

Bad experience overall and that is too bad for them, we are displeased of the msc, never again! Its like they don't care or have a verry bad management. The AC in the room can't be put to off, we were constantly in the freezer and waking with pain in the neck or in the middle of the night not able to breath thr the nose. The food is mediocre and just a few sortiments. The stuff not so wellcoming ...
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Sail Date: July 2021


Unexpectedly the last cruise of the season

Review for MSC Orchestra to Africa

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tonyfes
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise because it was close to my wife's birthday. On the Sunday prior to the cruise our President announced the strict measures for gatherings and movement of people - we thought our cruise was cancelled and tried to contact MSC for confirmation not possible. MSC eventually notified us that the cruise was going ahead. On arrival at the terminal at 10.30 a.m we found that ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Suite


Lovely

Review for MSC Orchestra to Africa

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NMMavuso
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

We choose different destination from previous years, te cruise was lovely despite the harvoc we are going through in the world one thing that was so so horrible is that I booked 2 cabins and to be placed at 14007 another ar 12019 when later the next day after having requested that we are placed in the same floor then the is a cabin available when we have already unpacked-now that was not nice at ...
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Sail Date: March 2020


Money seems the prime objective of getting people to cruise

Review for MSC Orchestra to Africa

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Angela.Cromarty
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We joined the cruise with friends. Just a weekend away ... and wanted to relax and have some fun. Everything is extremely overpriced. As we were paying in the region of R2000 pppn... we do expect quality. We paid for ALL our photos and got home to find most missing .. we were shocked. They were already horrendously overpriced.. then missing loads. The staff were obviously ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

Traveled with children


Always so much fun and luxurious

Review for MSC Orchestra to Africa

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Cruisin80
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

We love to cruise, we find it relaxing and love spending quality time with the family. We always enjoy the entertainment and love taking part. Its definitely easier on the 2nd cruise.. the food in the buffet it delish. Love the variety.. the evening restaurant dinner is lovely too. We loved our waitress, Jes on this cruise, so friendly and caring. My son enjoy juniors club a lot more this time. ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Traveled with children


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