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MSC Lirica Review

3.0 / 5.0
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224 reviews
14 Awards

Disappointment at every port

Review for MSC Lirica to the Eastern Mediterranean
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10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Nov 2019
Cabin: Oceanview Stateroom

Finally arrived home late last nite after a scary experience with MSC. first time and last time with that company. Ship is filthy. embarking is very unorganized and filled with long lines and no drinks or snacks. No one meets you and handles your bags either. our itinerary was changed 4 times....never got to Israel- the reason we took this cruise- they subbed it for Istanbul instead....never got to Venice and docked 2 hours away from Venice and got everyone to the airport late and did not care.

Ship is filthy- no had sanitizers were filled- all empty. not required either. yuk!!! buffet floor was gross and so were the tables and chairs on the entire ship. The staff are rude, and just don't care. The shows are like middle school shows- we went to one ad that was enough. No onboard activities on sea days.

Food is terrible and plates and silverware is dirty. Food choices were minimal and meats were disgusting.

Cabin Review

Oceanview Stateroom

dirty old moldy shower stained chair old sheets and broken curtain rod

nothing pleasant or nice about our cabin. Gross

Port Reviews


just an ugly port of embarkation

Crete (Heraklion)

walked around on our own...time was cut in half

Haifa (Tel Aviv)

this port was cancelled. very disappointed as it was the reason we took this cruise.


little town


not much here because ship was late and only gave us short time.


once again...tour was shortened to 3 hours and not worth taking the 40.00 shuttle for 2 people into town to walk into stores.

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