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MSC Divina Review

4.0 / 5.0
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1773 reviews
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Yacht Club delivers again

Review for MSC Divina to the Western Mediterranean
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2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Nov 2012
Cabin: Yacht Club Deluxe Suite

After writing an extensive and mostly glowing review of a 7 day voyage in MSC Splendida's Yacht Club May of 201, we returned in November of 2012 for 11 days on MSC's new Divina, again in a Yacht Club cabin.

The first review was written in the glow of our first Med Cruise and Yacht Club experience. Does MSC's exclusive and pricey experience stand up to a second trips scrutiny?

The Ship and public spaces: Divina is virtually identical to the Splendida in layout, save the cursory changes in bar themes and color schemes. Most notably to me was the addition of a sports bar with at least 10 screens, which allowed me to watch a couple sports events that I didn't want to miss. The food menu was unique in this bar as well with pub food and beers from around the world. Nice! They have a silly two lane bowling alley in the bar as well. Fun for the kids I suppose, but at 8 Euro a game, I didn't see a single game in action.

Cabin Review

Yacht Club Deluxe Suite

Cabin YC1

16035 YC1 was excellent. Plenty spacious and very nicely finished with a nicely stocked mini bar (all contents included in the YC price). This cabin (and its twin on the starboard side 16034) are a lot wider, but not as deep as the standard YC1 cabin. This offers a more spacious room and balcony. Of course the cabin was spotless after its twice daily service. And a new feature, your daily local newspaper is included...by early afternoon, I was delivered a full size, every page of my SF Chronicle. Awesome!

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