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MSC Magnifica Cruise Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
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Service Good, but experience levels are confusing
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As bad as the first time

Review for MSC Magnifica to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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ludocdoc
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

We cruised MSC, actually on Magnifica, 3 years ago, and were not impressed. THe itinerary for this ship was interesting and fit our tight schedule, so I reluctantly tried it again. I won't be fooled a third time. MSC is a budget line. That's fine. But the food was inedible. While our servers were very good, the food routinely came out cold. Sometimes it was cold food on a hot plate (how is ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Balcony


Great ports but the service and ship were a huge disappointment

Review for MSC Magnifica to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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JilW
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Where to begin… First, thing to know is that even though you may have paid for excursions in advance. Excursions are not confirmed by the ship until the night before the excursion port at 8pm. Which means you may have your plans cancelled at the last minute and have very few options to rebook as the good tours are already full. This was very frustrating as we had 2 tours cancelled the night ...
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Sail Date: November 2022


A great cruise to some superb Ports.

Review for MSC Magnifica to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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jezzaR
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was our 7th cruise with MSC but the first on the Magnifica, which we choose because of the great itinerary to Casablanca, Santa Cruz, Madeira, Malaga, Marseilles and Genoa and the ability to spend 3 nights before the cruise in Barcelona a city we had not visited, but thoroughly enjoyed, a great start to the holiday. Embarkation in Barcelona was swift, seemingly only 400+ passengers were ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


worst cruise we've ever been on

Review for MSC Magnifica to Baltic Sea

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dtdb
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

booked this cruise as a present for my parents, as they've never cruised before. We had to take a pcr test 2 days beforehand, at a cost of £200...only to have to take a lateral flow test as well before boarding...ship was clean and staff were very nice and attentive. The food was really not what you would expect on a cruise ship, very "school canteen" in the buffet restaurant, and the Main ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Balcony


Poor quality compared to other cruiselines

Review for MSC Magnifica to Baltic Sea

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4368369
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Boarded the MSC Magnifica in Southampton and queue times were 1 hour + due to only 3 staff at check-in. Once through check-in had to go through baggage scan then nose swab and sit and wait fro 30 minutes + and collect baording and cabin card. Asked about registering credit card when i was at the desk and was told it is now done onboard where they take 250 euro and at end of cruise will ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


A Superb cruise with unexpected warm, sunny weather!

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Rishigudka
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

We had booked this cruise with 2 of our friends we had met on our previous cruise around the Greek Islands last November. We chose this cruise due to the low price and health care workers discount which was being offered by the cruise line. We thought the weather may not be great but it will be good to be back on a cruise visiting ports we hadn't been to for a while sailing with friends who ...
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Sail Date: March 2022


English Chanel Bus

Review for MSC Magnifica to Baltic Sea

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Lodge108
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

The chance to get away for a short break and the ports to visit. The Magnifica is a clean and tidy ship with very friendly and attentive crew. The entertainment in the lounges/bars were of mixed standard all aided by backing tracks, one duo needed help from the audience with remembering the lyrics, there was an Italian song night, we were unable to find any Italian connection! The Sinatra ...
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Sail Date: March 2022


Disappointing!!!

Review for MSC Magnifica to Baltic Sea

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Riddos
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

First of all the bad weather did play a big part in ruining our cruise,We visited Le Havre then We we’re planned to stop at Zeebrugge which got cancelled along with Ijmuiden so we sailed to Hamburg which was closed on a Sunday so why sail their. Positives: The staff on board the ship where outstanding a special mention to Maria from Peru part of the waiting on staff The cleanliness of the ...
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Sail Date: February 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony Aurea


Amazing ship and onboard experience

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yellowbrick
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

I chose this cruise because I enjoy the entertainment on MSC and it didn’t disappoint. Also there was no single supplement so this was amazing value MSC Magnifica is a wonderful ship big enough to feel spacious (particularly at only 1/3 capacity) but. Not too big to be a menace to navigate. The food was very good and the crew couldn’t be more friendly and helpful, excepting in a couple of ...
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Sail Date: February 2022

Traveled with disabled person


A Northern European (Christmas) Cruise

Review for MSC Magnifica to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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cruiseships8888
10+ Cruises • Age 20s

Balcony Cabin: I stayed in a balcony cabin on deck 8 aft. The cabin itself was a good size and had tons of storage including a double spread wardrobe, 6 draws, 2 bed side tables, under bed storage (for suitcases) and storage under the sink in the bathroom. There was a small 1 seater lounger and a stool underneath the vanity station. There was a hairdryer, a safe and a kettle in my cabin (I ...
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Sail Date: December 2021


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