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The standards of the MSC cruises have dropped to a terrible new low. My wife and I cruised on the Opera to Mauritius in 2014 and that cruise was delightful. However this cruise was horrible: - Standard of the food has dropped both in buffet and restaurant. - We asked for a first dinner sitting and got a second despite having a 2 year old who went to bed hungry on Friday night due to the pathetically slow service by waiters. - The waiters are rude and look like they're doing you a favor rather than their jobs. - The is no guidance from MSC regarding the procedures such as if you booked an excursion where to go etc perhaps they expect their guests to know all of this. - The buffet dining area should be bigger as people tend to push and cut ques even seating space is not enough. - I hope other cruise liners come to South Africa to give MSC some competition to get it back to it's former glory.

Will not return

MSC Musica Cruise Review by DSingh12

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: February 2019
  • Destination: Africa
  • Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom – Fantastica
The standards of the MSC cruises have dropped to a terrible new low. My wife and I cruised on the Opera to Mauritius in 2014 and that cruise was delightful. However this cruise was horrible:

- Standard of the food has dropped both in buffet and restaurant.

- We asked for a first dinner sitting and got a second despite having a 2 year old who went to bed hungry on Friday night due to the pathetically slow service by waiters.

- The waiters are rude and look like they're doing you a favor rather than their jobs.

- The is no guidance from MSC regarding the procedures such as if you booked an excursion where to go etc perhaps they expect their guests to know all of this.

- The buffet dining area should be bigger as people tend to push and cut ques even seating space is not enough.

- I hope other cruise liners come to South Africa to give MSC some competition to get it back to it's former glory.
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Cabin Review

Oceanview Stateroom – Fantastica
Cabin O2 9131
The cleane of the room was the best thing about the cruise. He was friendly and professional.
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