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MSC Meraviglia Cruise Reviews

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93 MSC Meraviglia Cruise Reviews


BizzyBea17 avatar

BizzyBea17

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Size does matter

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We booked this 14 day cruise to Canada, America and Iceland in 2018 and the price was fantastic. The ship is beautiful - no expense spared with regard to decor and furnishings etc. BUT it's too big and cold ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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jkgourmet

5 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

The Very Good and the Very Bad of MSC Meraviglia

We are seniors who have sailed 25+ times on 7 different mass market cruise lines. We always sail in inside or OV cabins as we don't see value in spending our money on where we sleep. We had sailed on the MSC ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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FTOGigi

1 Review Written

Great ship - Poor service before and during

This is a very pretty ship but I am afraid that didn;t make up for the bad service. We were a girlie group (3 sisters and my daughter) holding a reunion to celebrate two birthdays. Two of us came from UK to meet ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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amgu1013

1 Review Written

MSC Meraviglia

We received a good deal for the cruise and it was an opportunity to be in warm weather during the winter. We were not impressed with the overall appearance and feel of the ship. It was much too large for our ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Jemckay Lizzie123

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Do yourself a favor, choose a different cruise line

This was my first and last time cruising with MSC. I travelled with my sister, and we were both super excited to try a new cruise line. We had an “Aurea” balcony room. I’m not very hard to please, and the room ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Big Paddle

1 Review Written

New Years week Caribbean cruise on Meraviglia - Positives and Negatives

Booking this cruise was a shot in the dark as there were no North American reviews at the time, but the price was good for the holiday week I wanted and I took the dive. I'm writing this to help others decide if ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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MaxTraveler

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beautiful ship..

My wife and I recently cruised on the MSC Meraviglia. I was very anxious to experience this ship since we had a very good time on the sister ship MSC Seaside a few months ago. I hardly ever write a negative review ...
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Sail Date February 2020


Abby143 avatar

Abby143

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Disappointing.

A friend of mine chose this cruise after being referred by a travel agent who had never sailed on the ship. I had read the reviews but hoped for the best. What we liked: very friendly staff who clearly work ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Tiberous64

1 Review Written

8 Day Friend reunion cruise

A great price for everyone's budget. Our group had a wonderful time in Miami before the cruise. Travel to and from the ship went smoothly. Our embarkation also went very smoothly. We were allowed to board ship ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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EBS2020

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

My first Cruise "I expected too much Or I got too little?"

My wife and I had originally booked with MSC to go to Cuba This was her 11th cruise. This would be my first. Cuba was a joint desired destination. I am a veteran of a slew of All inclusive land ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Atheobald48

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship

Travelled with family. Ship was beautiful. As embarking we were hounded by in-your-face sales/photo people. This continued throughout ship. Very annoying! Cabin very clean. Compliments to room cleaning crew. ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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bilbou

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Spirit Airlines of the sea

First of all, I got an excellent deal on this cruise and took that into account before writing. The good. The ship is new and beautiful. State of the art everything. Can't say enough about the kids club. Lots of ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Benthayer Gonbak

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Still ironing out the kinks!

Most of the ship was Very noisy so we spent a lot of time reading on the bed. We joined some friends who had chosen this cruise as a birthday cruise. For us the ship is too large and doesn’t have an ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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dawncruiser13

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Yacht Club Paradise

I started off this trip by traveling to Orlando/Disney. We spent a night at the Animal Kingdom Lodge. I chose to do this because not only did I want to extend my vacation, but airfare was cheaper flying into ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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petergibbonsuk

2 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Lovely ship let down by the crew

We just got back from the 12th - 19th Jan cruise around Miami, Jamaica, Grand Cayman etc. I have to say, the ship is stunning... very clean and very spacious with lots of great features. The shows were amazing. I ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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beansatw

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Nice Ship, but Lousy Food

We recently cruised the MSC Meraviglia Jan 12 – 19 to Jamaica, Grand Cayman, Cozumel, and Belize City. Our scheduled stop at Ocean Cay was cancelled due to weather, so Belize City was offered as a substitute. ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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dv21401

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Ship - Lots of growing pains

We did family cruise (11 people - 3 generations ages 10 to 88) for New Years 2020. Right off the bat: my wife and I have cruised MSC before (stateside and Europe) but this is our first try at a big MSC ship - it ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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capitalbarry

6 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

MSC MERAVIGLIA a week in review Dec-8-15-2019- 7 day not 14

I choose this cruise I am a very drawn to what MSC Offers. As Diamond Members and YES earned points as we have sailed over 12 cruise with MSC. Found on this sailing being not in the YACHT CLUB meant we didn't ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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yadamarie

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Pros and Cons

We traveled in a group and the experience was Okay. Many good things but also many BAD. Unfortunately more bad…... PROS: 1. Room was very clean at all times. The girl we had was amazing. 2. The ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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CarolinaGirl2010

7 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Ship is beautiful, but overcrowded and noisy

Embarkation We were on the first cruise that the Meraviglia sailed out of Miami. It started out very unorganized, and maybe this set the tone for the entire cruise. I've never seen a terminal as disorganized as ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Boschmann

7 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

13 Day reposition cruise NYC to Miami

This is another one of my part two reviews from our back-to-back Meraviglia sailings in October and November. The first part was a ten day Canadian/New England cruise in a Yacht Club interior cabin beginning ...
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Sail Date October 2019


Dmenesses avatar

Dmenesses

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

MSC Meraviglia Needs Improvement

I saw a commercial about this ship and thought it would be great to try something new. Although there were some really good things about the ship and some of the crew, there were many negatives. One of main ...
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Sail Date December 2019


rettiga avatar

rettiga

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Many plusses. . .Many minuses

First, although Cruise Critic insists on calling this a 5-night leaf-peeper run, it was in fact a 13-night repo from New York to Miami via the Eastern Caribbean. My wife and I booked this cruise as a target of ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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teamawesome06

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Last family MSC cruise

Before we even left, the private island was cancelled and replaced with a second Mexico stop. Not major but kids were excited for the private island. Embarkation was the same as every cruise we’ve ever taken ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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JodiCruise

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beautiful ship- but that’s about it.

I have just returned from a 4 day sailing of the MSC Mereviglia. This was my 11th Cruise, but the first on MSC. We were myself, 55 yr old mom and her 23 yr old daughter. This was overall the worse cruise I have ...
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Sail Date November 2019


MSC Meraviglia Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.03.8
Dining4.02.9
Entertainment5.03.4
Public Rooms5.03.7
Fitness Recreation5.03.5
Family5.03.3
Enrichment2.02.9
Service4.03.3
Value For Money5.03.1
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