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It had a very good itinerary of destinations, at the right time for our plans. The destinations were great. The ship was very clean and comfortable. The food was awful. Very little selection, very slow service, very bland tasting, very little portions, very plain food. The pizza and baked fish were good. Everything was for sale - that normally comes standard with most quality cruises. They did not even have iced tea, lemon aide, juice or punch at lunch or dinner. The entertainment was rarely offered and not very elaborate. A few excellent performers for the entire cruise. The lighting technician in the theater was probably the most talented. There were no bands. Only a few soloists playing with sync tracks. Very few elevators and not enough room for everyone in the buffet. There were plenty of deck lounge chairs. The crew seemed dis interested except the restaurant wait staff - but very slow.

Clean Ship - Everything Else Disappointing

MSC Opera Cruise Review by yakety sax

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It had a very good itinerary of destinations, at the right time for our plans.

The destinations were great. The ship was very clean and comfortable. The food was awful. Very little selection, very slow service, very bland tasting, very little portions, very plain food. The pizza and baked fish were good.

Everything was for sale - that normally comes standard with most quality cruises.

They did not even have iced tea, lemon aide, juice or punch at lunch or dinner.

The entertainment was rarely offered and not very elaborate. A few excellent performers for the entire cruise. The lighting technician in the theater was probably the most talented.

There were no bands. Only a few soloists playing with sync tracks.

Very few elevators and not enough room for everyone in the buffet.

There were plenty of deck lounge chairs. The crew seemed dis interested except the restaurant wait staff - but very slow.
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