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MSC Poesia Review

4.0 / 5.0
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502 reviews

Cruise is not for Americans - Italian cruise line for Italians

Review for MSC Poesia to the Mediterranean
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6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

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Sail Date: Aug 2017
Cabin: Oceanview Stateroom
Traveled with children

Just wrote a review but didn't seem to get posted.

This cruise is an Italian Cruise Line built and organized for Italians/Europeans. Not saying this is bad but from how the shows are organized (spoken in Italian) to how the food is prepared (for Italians) it is not a cruise that after several days suits an American palate. This is our 9th cruise. 3 on RCL, 3 NCL, 1 Carnival, 1 Holland America. I would not sail MSC again.

We sailed as a group of 10 in 3 separate cabins. 2 with windows, and 1 with a balcony. I was in cabin #8047. The room stunk from the bathroom. My brother was in #8045 next door and his smelled fine. There appeared to be back wind from the plumbing that made our room smell. We kept the water running on some days to decrease the smell of the room. DO NOT BOOK THIS ROOM!

Cabin Review

Oceanview Stateroom

Cabin O1

Our room stunk from the bathroom. Other family members rooms smelled fine but our room 8047 smelled like back wind from the toilet.

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