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MSC Meraviglia Review

5.0 / 5.0
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Great Ship - Lots of growing pains

Review for MSC Meraviglia to the Western Caribbean
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dv21401
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

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Sail Date: Dec 2019
Cabin: Fantastica Balcony Stateroom
Traveled with children

We did family cruise (11 people - 3 generations ages 10 to 88) for New Years 2020. Right off the bat: my wife and I have cruised MSC before (stateside and Europe) but this is our first try at a big MSC ship - it maybe our last. MSC Meraviglia is stunning but the staff seemed overwhelmed by the # of passengers. I am a firm believer in fellow cruisers can make or break a cruise. Being a NYE cruise, it was a bit crazy, really loud and obnoxious - think Carnival cruise crowd in multiple languages - we were caught in middle of german v puerto rican stand off in elevator.

What MSC did well:

-- Embarkation - quick and easy - less than 30 mins

Cabin Review

Fantastica Balcony Stateroom

due to location - balcony very deep, which was a plus

had tub instead of shower, so you'll need to be nimble to get in.

Port Reviews

Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve

skipped port due to weather

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