• Help Ukrainian Families in Need: World Central Kitchen Donation Match
  • Newsletter
  • Write a Review
  • Boards
  • Deals
  • Find a Cruise
  • Reviews
  • News
  • Cruise Tips

MSC Splendida Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
Editor Rating
334 reviews
1 Award
Anniversary Dinner in the Butcher’s Cut restaurant.
Our surprise Anniversary cake supplied by the staff in the Butcher’s Cut restaurant - a lovely touch!
Main Pool
See all photos
Cruiser Rating
3.5
Average
334 reviews
Ratings by category
Cabins
Dining
Entertainment
Public Rooms
Fitness Recreation
Family
Enrichment
Service
Value For Money
Featured Review
51st Wedding Anniversary Cruise
"We made 6 excursions during the cruise, and despite the COVID restrictions, we enjoyed them all.We had a thoroughly enjoyable cruise, despite the 3 hour embarkation process caused by the COVID 19 testing requirements...."Read More
donstu880 avatar

donstu880

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Filters

1-10 of 334 MSC Splendida Cruise Reviews


Wow if you can afford it go Yacht Club

Review for MSC Splendida to Europe - Western Mediterranean

User Avatar
theoldcroque@gmail.com
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise just to have a well earned break, our friends persuaded us to go Yacht Club, so so happy we took their advise!!! We were treated like King and Queen right from the Port area to the time we disembarked!! Food in our restaurant was sublime and the service we got was second to none! Missing queues when going and coming back from excursions, was a big plus for me, our ...
Read More

Sail Date: November 2021

Cabin Type: Yacht Club Executive & Family Suite


Big mistake

Review for MSC Splendida to Europe - Western Mediterranean

User Avatar
RunRabbit
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

My previously booked NCL cruise out of Portugal was cancelled and I was hoping to replace it with similar cruise in the same time block and saw this low-priced alternative but it was a big mistake. Terrible communication, never told me what was needed or even tickets, unable to reach MSC by phone or login in on website. Never told me port of Casablanca cancelled or that could not leave ship at ...
Read More

Sail Date: November 2021

Cabin Type: Deluxe Interior


51st Wedding Anniversary Cruise

Review for MSC Splendida to Europe - Western Mediterranean

User Avatar
donstu880
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We live in Spain and prefer to cruise from Barcelona. We had a thoroughly enjoyable cruise, despite the 3 hour embarkation process caused by the COVID 19 testing requirements. This was our first time with MSC, and having read lots of negative reviews about the dining experience, we were a little concerned about what to expect. We can now report that we could not fault the food. We mostly dined ...
Read More

Sail Date: October 2021


Good for them, bad for us

Review for MSC Splendida to Europe - Western Mediterranean

User Avatar
Edi1978
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

All Books News Shopping Videos More Tools About 2,210,000,000 results (0.41 seconds) Romanian - detected English Hello, we boarded Msc Splendida on the 3rd of August. 2021, .At the embarkation, although we were vaccinated and with a test done in the last 24 hours, they did it again, that's a good thing. Problems began to appear one by one. A first problem was with the assurance that ...
Read More

Sail Date: August 2021

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Beautiful ship with too much people

Review for MSC Splendida to Europe - All

User Avatar
Valan1492
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

Summary: I enjoyed the cruise but mostly because I kept reminding me how little a I paid for it. Pros: +Beautiful ship well maintained. Looks amazing like it was new, even when the years that the ship already has. The ship itself felt luxurious. Areas are really good llooking. +Low prices. Attractive price point to compete in costs instead of differentiation Cons: -Too much people ...
Read More

Sail Date: July 2021

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Our First Cruise Ever, and Probably our Last

Review for MSC Splendida to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

User Avatar
dedalus
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

Today we’re on a cruise for the first time, but this is been such a poor experience I wonder why people do it at all. We were excited and read everything from the cruise company, many reviews and watched videos from cruisenews, Emma, and Gary. Before this, I was thinking hey - we can cruise to the Arctic circle or go transatlantic instead of flying, but now I’d really have to think. What sort of ...
Read More

Sail Date: July 2021

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


I would give 6/5 if I could

Review for MSC Splendida to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

User Avatar
WorldTraveler151208
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

After a few cruises on newer and larger Msc ships, I was disappointed that the quality of the Yacht Club declines, and that this great product moves more and more towards mass market. Therefore I was looking forward to the cruise on the “old reliable” Msc Splendida. From the very first day I was very positively surprised. EMBARKATION We embarked in Trieste, which is a new homeport for Msc. ...
Read More

Sail Date: July 2021

Cabin Type: Yacht Club Deluxe Suite


Beautiful seaviews and horrible imbarcation

Review for MSC Splendida to Baltic Sea

User Avatar
Igor_Novikov
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

We got to Treviso Cruise Terminal with economy private transfer directly from Piazzale Roma in Venice where we spent one week with our friends. After arriving in Terminal we had a bad experience with very long burocracy and had to wait about 4 hours before enter in the cabins. This MSC ship is one of the best and have incredible internal design. Our trip in Mediteranian was full of advantures, the ...
Read More

Sail Date: May 2021

Cabin Type: Yacht Club Deluxe Suite


Nightmare

Review for MSC Splendida to Middle East

User Avatar
edwin33
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

to go to places i have never been,but this did not happen as the itinary changed frequently and we had to go to places i was not interested in,out of the 28 day cruise we were at sea for fourteen of them as we were not allowed to dock.in my opinion this cruise should never had taken place and should have been cancelled.ships main staff could not or more to the point would not answer straight ...
Read More

Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Suite 9010 - The Cruise That Should Never Have Happened.

Review for MSC Splendida to Middle East

User Avatar
enuf42
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

28 days from Dubai to Hamburg visiting places I had never been was the mantra for our cruise. We set sail on March 12th 2020, same day I believe the world Pandemic was officially announced. Should MSC have let the cruise depart Dubai? - absolutely not. MSC's only objective was to get their vessel back to one of its home ports. There was no regard given as to the well being of its passengers, ...
Read More

Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Suite


Find a MSC Splendida Cruise from $89

Other MSC Ship Cruise Reviews
MSC Preziosa Cruise Reviews
MSC Preziosa Cruise Reviews
Want to cruise smarter?
Get expert advice, insider tips and more.
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy and Cookies Statement and Terms of Use.