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Performed with Corws Colin Jones Chorus as part of entertainment.. The ship is huge and depending on the location of your cabin , a lot of walking isinvolved to get from your cabin to the various restaurants. The food selection is excellent and plentiful - but invariably warm and not hot. Coffee in the cafeteria awful. Go early as there is a scramble at food times and the Italians are not used to queuing! Most passangers are Italian. Rooms are comfortable and clean - as is the whole ship. Staff are most helpful and courteous. Shore visits are a delight but cheaper if booked on the ports and not on the ship. E.g I managed to get to Pompey and back for 30 euros including entry, dockside .It's 55 euros on ship. In Sicily the train station is 10 minutes walk . Return to pretty Taormina was 8.5 euro.Trains clean and run on time. To explore Malta take bus tour from dock area. Reasonable at 8-10 Euro. For Valetta take dockside lift. Taxis are costly! Palma is a waste of time. Arrival is at 21.00 and departure 04.30.

Curate's egg - good in parts.

MSC Poesia Cruise Review by Padicoch

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Performed with Corws Colin Jones Chorus as part of entertainment..

The ship is huge and depending on the location of your cabin , a lot of walking isinvolved to get from your cabin to the various restaurants.

The food selection is excellent and plentiful - but invariably warm and not hot. Coffee in the cafeteria awful. Go early as there is a scramble at food times and the Italians are not used to queuing! Most passangers are Italian.

Rooms are comfortable and clean - as is the whole ship.

Staff are most helpful and courteous. Shore visits are a delight but cheaper if booked on the ports and not on the ship. E.g I managed to get to Pompey and back for 30 euros including entry, dockside .It's 55 euros on ship.

In Sicily the train station is 10 minutes walk . Return to pretty Taormina was 8.5 euro.Trains clean and run on time.

To explore Malta take bus tour from dock area. Reasonable at 8-10 Euro. For Valetta take dockside lift. Taxis are costly!

Palma is a waste of time. Arrival is at 21.00 and departure 04.30.
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Balcony Stateroom – Bella
Cabin B1 10018
Adequate size. Comfortable bed. Shower good. Toilet excellent. Wardrobe space aplenty. TV and mininbar. Small balcony with table and two chairs.
D'Annunzio Deck Inside Cabins, Balcony Cabins

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