• TRAVEL NOTICE: Learn more about COVID-19
  • Write a Review
  • Boards
  • Log In
  • Find a Cruise
  • Deals
  • Excursions
  • More

MSC Meraviglia Review

5.0 / 5.0
Editor Rating
469 reviews
1 Award

Worst cruise we've taken

Review for MSC Meraviglia to the Baltic Sea
User Avatar
tstretch
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Rating by category

Cabin
Embarkation
Dining
Public Rooms
Entertainment
Fitness & Recreation

Additional details

Sail Date: Sep 2019
Cabin: Yacht Club Royal Suite

MSC

25 cruises later, worse experience ever on board the very underwhelming MSC Meravilgia. Where do we start?

We stayed in the Royal Suite, one of two on the ship, in the Yacht Club, $18K USD for a 17-day Transatlantic cruise. It was myself and my 26-year-old son. From a negative embarkation experience with an argumentative and unprofessional cabin steward, it basically went downhill from there. No working A/C and our deck hot tub was cold (for the entire trip, save for technician after technician coming and them giving us so many stories, we couldn’t keep them straight). Many days of voicing concerns got us nowhere. That’s just two issues out of the dozens we experienced with service. Most staff pays lip service and doesn’t follow up. My son couldn’t even get real cream for his coffee. We went to port and got it ourselves.

Cabin Review

Yacht Club Royal Suite

If the heat and A/C worked... and hot tub actually got hot... it might not have been so bad! Oh, right, I forgot that we were on the front corner, and the wind was so loud at night, it was difficult to sleep. A constant howling through the patio doors.

Port Reviews

Copenhagen

We didn't get off the ship

30 Helpful Votes

Find an MSC Meraviglia Cruise from $229

Want to cruise smarter?
Get expert advice, insider tips and more.
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.