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MSC Seaside Cruise Reviews

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Inaugural cruise in the YC - mixed feelings
"Before the cruise, Msc advertised many great excursions on the website, but in the last minute they decided to cancel all excursions in Siracusa and almost all in Taranto as these regions were in the orange zone.I had the chance to take part in the first cruise of Msc Seaside after a fourteen-month break...."Read More
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Very charming ship - some services need improvement!

Review for MSC Seaside to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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GEGE15
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

The ship itself is very beautiful, well structured and cleaned! There are many public spaces available for guests, different bars and outside areas where people can stay and enjoy it with not so much crowd. The staff is generally very nice - sometimes some of them are too indiscrete especially for solo travelers and this doesen't help to make people feel comfortable, this is something that must ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Balcony


Very good value for money, terrific ship, excellent service on board.

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Alan and Pauline Spain
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

It is possible to receive superior food on a cruise ship but truly the choice, qualiy and presentation were very good indeed. With a few allergy problems betwen us we were concerned but on our first time into the dining room the waiter immediatlt calle 'The Head Waiter' and from then on either special meals or the same food without the harmful ingredietnts were provided. This was outstandingly ...
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Sail Date: September 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Balcony


Yacht Club suite

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paulmarc
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose the cruise as it was embarking at Valencia which is a two hour drive from home. As we were celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary we upgraded to the Yacht Club suite. This was a unique experience for us. It is the only cruise we have been on and enjoyed a la carte restaurant for the duration. The food and service was very good. I started to make a list of people who made it special for ...
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Sail Date: September 2022

Cabin Type: Yacht Club Deluxe Suite


Overexploitation of passengers and staff

Review for MSC Seaside to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Msccruiseexperience
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

The whole experience felt like filling the pockets of MSC at the expense of others and quality. - Staff overexploited working long hours and with little rest. You are served by the same individuals day and night continuously, and it feels like you're treating them like slaves the whole time. - Food was terrible in taste and quality, and the buffet was so wasteful - Every single drink ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Traveled with children


Very relaxing holiday

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Colpat
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise as it sails from Marseille which is easily accessible by us and because we wanted Yacht Club, which we have experienced before aboard the MSC Meriviglia. This is only the second time we have chosen an interior cabin (cruised about 20 times so far) and we probably wouldn't choose an interior cabin again. It was fairly comfortable but we really missed having a balcony or ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Yacht Club Inside Suite


MSC NEVER AGAIN

Review for MSC Seaside to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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GortKlaatu
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I am very patient. I am always giving the benefit of the doubt. I have never written a scathing review before. But I am out of patience, there is no doubt that any benefit should be granted to MSC, and I am now writing my first ever scathing review (after 63 years.) 

 Things got so bad, I had to finally keep a list. I didn’t even put many of the tiny things on the list. And yes, some of the ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


WORST CRUISE EVER !!!!

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MSH10050
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Where to start... From Day 1, we arrived after flying across the Atlantic only to discover that "One of our engines is broken, so we have canceled the stop in France. Not to worry, we are still seaworthy..." Options for remedy were: 1. Take a credit of $100 person / 2. Rebook at a later date. / 3. Get a full refund. (MAN DO WE WISH WE HAD PICKED THAT OPTION!!!!) We later discovered that ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: Two-Bedroom Grand Suite Aurea


2nd Covid cruise

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French Webers
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We choose this cruise as a cruise to no where! MSC are currently only allowing passengers to get off the boat on organised excursions. With no chance of going off on your own. As a 4 star resort hotel the boat was great. However you currently need to pre book on the day jacuzzis (15 minute slots), this may have been because it was french school holidays and the boat was busy. I made sure I did ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Traveled with children


Cruising the Med on MSC Seaside Yacht Club

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Ms.T
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

With some easing of Covid restrictions, and being tired of just working, for almost 2 years! I wanted to relax & just go back traveling. It was my first time to sail alone. I've had a tiring year and a half just working & no fun, I wanted to treat myself to some self love. I've sailed the Mediterranean several times before. I didn't really want to be sat for dinner with big group of strangers and ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Yacht Club Deluxe Suite


Great Yacht Club

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Michel D99
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

After a week on MSC Grandiosa it was heaven to be on Seaside. Very well organized Yacht Club, great cabin and beautiful ship with outdoor promenade. Service was Top and so much better than on the Grandiosa. Stateroom had a great lay out. Minibar included. Choice of one large bottle of alcoholic drink or champagne on arrival and daily canapésin room. Roomservice free. I liked the bed a lot and the ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Yacht Club Deluxe Suite


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