MSC Opera Review

4.0 / 5.0
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Very disappointing for a family reunion

Review for the Eastern Mediterranean Cruise on MSC Opera
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10+ Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Jul 2019
Cabin: Balcony Stateroom

We chose this cruise for a family reunion, with 14 people coming in from 4 different countries across 3 continents. The embarkation process was smooth and we were able to go to the buffet and seat ourselves right away. However, within the first day, the bathroom in one of our staterooms was clogged right away, and did not get fixed for over 48 hours. Even worse, this was grandma's room - so everyone was upset over this.

The pool was rather small and definitely not swimmable -- too many people on the boat overall, so all you could do was really just stand in the water.

The buffet was always crowded for all meals, and you had to circle a few times to get any kind of seating, even for 4 people.

Cabin Review

Balcony Stateroom

Cabin B2

basic cabin with regular amenities - had been on a similar cabin on other boats before and this felt smaller and tighter. bathroom was a normal cruise ship size.

Port Reviews


very cute city - did the hike to the top of the mountain and very scenic from up top

got ice cream and crepes in the city - very good and affordable

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