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MSC Opera Review

4.0 / 5.0
Editor Rating
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MSC Opera from Havana

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2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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Additional details

Sail Date: Feb 2019
Cabin: Oceanview Stateroom
Bathroom - 9004
Ship at Anchor in Havana
Pool Area
View from Cabin 9004 - "Front of the Bus"
Cabin 9004

Review - Cabin 9004, MS Opera

I approached this cruise with some trepidation, I’d read dozens of negative - some scathing - reviews of the MS Opera here on Cruise Critic.

I figured that there were more than fifty negative reviews for a ship that carries over two thousand passengers a week, I’d brazen it out.

Cabin Review

Oceanview Stateroom

Cabin O1

9004 - which was larger than I’d expected; with a bathroom that, while not huge, was large enough to be comfortable.

9004 lies at the front of the ship, beneath the bridge, so it was like travelling upstairs on a double decker bus, and those who remember that will know how satisfying that can be.

The double bed was comfortable, there was ample cupboard space and plenty of hangers in the wardrobe.

Port Reviews

Montego Bay

I took a bus from the Ship, and wasn't overly impressed with Montego Bay.

Grand Cayman (Georgetown)

I met with an old school friend who showed me round. I found Grand Cayman to be charming.


Cozumel is great fun.

Belize City

I didn't venture far beyond the port area, it didn't impress.

Costa Maya

Didn't leave the ship, it looked grim.


We took a taxi to the Argentine Grill in West Bay... a great experience, highly recommended.

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