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MSC Armonia Review

4.0 / 5.0
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First time cruiser's eye openers.

Review for MSC Armonia to the Western Caribbean
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First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Jun 2019
Cabin: Oceanview Stateroom
First nights show
The Greatest Show - Variety musical show
Costa Maya Dolphin's - NOTE: that is algae floating in the water.
Costa Maya - reminded us of a trip to Disney without all of the rides. Adve

First time cruise for us.

Options were everywhere - but we settled on the MSC Armonia, for..... CUBA!!!!! and well overall cost. Opting for an Oceanview room, and Fantastica level.

First off.... One huge turn off for us - MSC TAKE NOTE: You don't need to harass your paying customers to purchase the more expensive drink packages ($189 per person to upgrade from Easy Drink - to Premium) Neither myself nor my wife, drink enough to justify the extra expense. Yet every single time I ordered a drink that was off the "Easy" menu, I was hounded by staff to upgrade. BIG Turn-off.

Cabin Review

Oceanview Stateroom

Cabin O2

Oceanview Fantastica - Now we were warned that the overall rooms were smaller than a regular hotel. Understatement - One queen sized bed, had just enough room to squeeze around both sides, and the foot of the bed. I think the term my wife used was "Cozy" but it was comfortable for 2 people. The bathroom, now I read ahead of time that the shower was tiny. Well that is very true - if you turn around inside you will hit the curtain which will stick to you, and of course end up soaking the floor outside the shower area. The toilet was different than we have experience before; when you flush you need to close the lid, and it sounds like a jet engine going off, on occasion, you would have to wait a couple min before it would actually flush. Storage space, we were able to completely unpack 4 large suitcases, and 2 smaller carry-on bags and still had room to spare. NOTE: if you need to charge anything - there are only 2 plugs in the room, both located on the desk, beneath the mirror. The safe, and additional storage is located behind the mirror.

Port Reviews

Grand Cayman (Georgetown)

The guys on the Cayman Express were great...

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