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MSC Poesia Review

4.0 / 5.0
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483 reviews

Not as nice Poesia cruise

Review for MSC Poesia to Transatlantic
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Sarica
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Apr 2018
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The reason for this cruise was because the first cruise we did on the MSC Sinfonia from Venice to Durban was excellent. We thought it will be similar on a longer cruise like the Poesia and booked it already on the Sinfonia. We have not visited the countries as per the proposed iternary, hence the reason to select this ship and route. We were very disappointed that the amount of English speaking guests were so few, we expected a English cruise but was bombarded with Spanish people Spanish presentations, Spanish excursions, Spanish shows, and we as English speaking persons really were not looked after or allowed to engage in activities due to the language barrier. The food was good as expected. The waiters during lunch was so slow everyday that it was uncomfortable and the never brought correct food as ordered. The dining in the evening was way too late for normal people , and we had first seating, resulting in being unable to attend any shows, since it started too late.

Cabin Review

Cabin ocean view fantastica

Cabin service was very good and clean at all times

Port Reviews

Buenos Aires

own walking

Venice

did own walking

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