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MSC Poesia Cruise Reviews

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Horrível! Pesadelo de Cruzeiro

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ADP2020
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

Regrettable or treat that an MSC is giving its passengers. The ship was absolutely full. Believe that they have enlarged or cabins in a renovation, but not widening the common area. The buffet restaurants, a shopping area and a pool area did not accommodate the number of passengers. It is not possible to move through the theater to a restaurant without being used by people. We had to hold ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


If I could give this cruise a negative rating, I would ...

Review for MSC Poesia to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Torontomatt
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

If you want to be treated like a criminal, discriminated against and be at risk of burning to death on the open seas, MSC is the cruise line for you! My issues started even before the cruise. As a solo traveller, and a gay man, I emailed MSC asking if they would hold an LGBT drinks event on the cruise, as nearly every other cruise line does. The email response did not address my question, so I ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Americans on MSC in the Mediterranean

Review for MSC Poesia to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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fhflea
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

This ship seemed to have a primarily European clientele. However, being American was not a detriment. Every staff person that we approached for whatever reason, spoke English. All messages were announced in English (as well as many other languages). The staff on board were exceptionally courteous. The ship was impeccably clean and any minor issues that we needed assistance with were handled ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Worst cruise ever

Review for MSC Poesia to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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robo18
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

having done 23 other cruises this was the worst one,and one of the most expensive, tha cabin was very good,clean and comfortable,the public rooms were nice and good service,but thats were it stops,the 2 bars with entertainment was very poor,very armaturish,the shows well thery were terrible not worth watching,i felt embarased to watch them.moveing on to the food its was like hospital ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Great ports...

Review for MSC Poesia to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Fidella
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

We chose this cruise for the ports of call. We began in Genoa. Cruise was western Mediterranean. My first cruise ever. Super clean ship, nice staff. Food was never hot, and as a buffet goes had the buffet fixings. Nothing dazzling about the food. All tasted good, but was average. Ran out of English breakfast tea 3 days before cruise ended. That surprised me, as I really only drink ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Worst cruise ever!

Review for MSC Poesia to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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olgasera
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise because we were told that the cruise was the same as all of the carnival cruises we have taken. They were not even close! My husband and I actually lost weight on this cruise because as it turns out the dairy products on the cruise are UHT (dairy) not pasteurized and as it turns out we had to have salads for most of our meals as it was the only thing I was not allergic to. ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom


Compulsory gratuity payment of €120 per person ruined this cruise

Review for MSC Poesia to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Nungeena
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Firstly, I was amazed that €120 each person was a compulsory gratuity payment and €240 was taken from my account for my husband and I. We were told that nothing could be done about this and that we would not be able to leave the ship unless this was paid and the form signed to say it was ok. This totally ruined our cruise. We always opt out of tips and reward staff for their excellent service ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


Wonderful Service!

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PatBan
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary and because we wanted a European experience on our ship. We flew into Paris and spent 4 nights there, then flew to Rome and took the train to Civitavecchia where we spent the night before the cruise. I definitely was a bit nervous of choosing MSC because some of the reviews are well ... less than glowing. I don't know what those folks experienced or ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Never again

Review for MSC Poesia to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Keith05
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Whilst the ship was very clean and nice cabins, other aspects destroyed our experience. The restaurant was appalling on all visits over the 11 days. As eating is a big part of cruising, it ruined our cruise. The restaurant management were unhelpful and we walked out 3 times as totally disappointed. Never again will I board a MSC cruise ship. The music noise on the open decks were too much so could ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom


Too much advertising, always discounts, great offers, shops...

Review for MSC Poesia to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Pipo64
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

A friend of mine said that MSC offers good trips through Europa. So we booked a expensive cruise with almoust all the packages needed. We were surprised, that a lot of drinks are not included in our package. We consumed a nice bottle of wine every night for dinner - of course not included in the price. Every day the made a advertisment about percentages for shoping, best offers for massage, ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


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