MSC Poesia Cruise Review by Theo Cay
- Sail Date: October 2011
- Destination: Western Caribbean
THE FOOD: It's about what you'd expect on any cruise. More Italian and Mediterranean dishes(which was a plus for us).Some items are never seen on other lines. Buffet food could have been warmer. Cruise food is cruise food-and at over 1000 meals per hour,it's very good. MSC was BETTER than I expected on FOOD. Pasta dishes tremendous. Don't miss trying a dining room lunch.
STAFF: They were great! Always seemed happy, no long faces observed. Eager to help and please. No language problems.
ROOM: Maybe a bit smaller than balconies that I am used to, but OK. They need to add some shelving over the TV area for books and things. A few clothes hooks on the wall too. The view in AFT cabin is spectacular.
THE SHIP: Cleanest ship I have ever been on. Space on deck was tight, but never had trouble getting a space. Daily paper could use more local info on Ports (taxi and beach recommendations for example, like Princess does)
Entertainment- Again, about what you'd expect. Very good. Magician great.
Summary: We really enjoyed the European feel to this cruise. The multiple language messages were infrequent, and not bothersome. We will do MSC again-the next time without the concern about negative reviews. We had a great trip.
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