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Havana Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Destination
Havana

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Excellent

29

Very Good

33

Average

33

Poor

28

Terrible

22

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145 Havana Cruise Reviews


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love to cruise 123

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Nothing to do on Board.....

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At Boarding we sat in the terminal for hours with no information or what was going on or when we could get on. Once we were on we didn't know if we needed a new visa to get off while in port so we stayed on the boat ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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FunAtSea.USA

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Strong Activities & Entertainment Teams, good on board P2P program.

Great Cruise Office/Animators team! You won't be disappointed if you join Martha, Victor, and/or Mahelys for fun. Dynamite personalities, and they always give you the extra effort and big smiles. Nightly shows ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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AlpineLounge

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Failed to deliver most of the itinerary

This is a very hard one to score. The vessel is a sailing cruise ship (barquentine) which takes a maximum of 170 guests. It is extremely well-appointed and the crew are enthusiastic and attentive. We would ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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pattrollman2003

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

That's all it is ...

We went with this ship for the price and the ports of call .... however... not all cracked up to be what it is ... if you are a ship cruiser and like good music this is not for you ... PAY the extra and get what ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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woolvett

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Never Again

Choose cruise for destinations. The staff tried very hard but language was a problem for a lot of the waiters. Mostly Italian, Spanish, French and German passengers, British a very small amount of passengers. ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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Dodibegs1

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Cruise, Fabulous Service

We chose this cruise mainly because of the cruise destinations namely Cuba, Mexico and Caribbean. I'm so pleased we took very little notice of some of the negative reviews we read before we booked. Our experience ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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hokalice

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Good Old Medium Ship

Embarkation was good but not enough signs directing you to the check-in desk or to the ship (MSC was also docked here and their signs were everywhere which made it a little confusing). Disembarkation was very ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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mrandmrso

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

No complaints, excellent staff, great value for money!

We chose this MSC cruise for the destinations, Cuba (3 days) Jamaica, Belize, Mexico, Cayman, Honduras. Before travelling to Havana we had read some quite negative reviews of this ship so were apprehensive. On ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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just me now

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not for English

chose this ship for the itinery 15.nights carribean .4 ladies on this ship using 2 outside cabins.l would say this cruise company is not for the english everything is created for french and italian people. if you ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Missedhavana

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Whole cruise went sideways.....

We choose this cruise as it had been recommended by a friend & we really wanted to see Cuba, especially Havana. This sounded like a wonderful opportunity to see the whole island & get a sense for Cuba, the ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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princesa_carolina

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Very nice if you want to go on a cruise, not a great way to see Cuba.

We choose the cruise because it was essentially the only way we could see Cuba in a family group. That said, we got to see much less of Cuba and much more of the cruise than we hoped. This was through no fault of ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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pedro933

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Not good enough

Cruise with mediocre quality, in which almost everything is focused on getting money from passengers. You have to pay for everything. Since the first night, the staff is chasing you in order to sail water ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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steveroytay

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

MSC Armonia - our best ever cruise

A Christmas and New Year cruise starting in a port everyone should see and touring the sunny Caribbean - who could resist. A bit concerned re the iffy reviews on here but our trip confounded them - it was ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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CanadaFamilyOttawa

1 Review Written

29 Helpful Votes

Good and bad

We choose this cruise, to see Havana, as it was docked for two night followed by several islands. Good : We had a all inclusive, so the unlimited drinks were great. The food variety at dinner was ample. ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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maire73

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

First Cruise

Service was good but was not told that the tip of the restaurants in the hotel and paid separately. The ship had a lot of activities, games, dances, shows. Got to eat a lot and well, drinking well as the ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Emmert

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Probably better cruise line for this destination out there now

We chose this cruise line because we are Americans wanting to visit Cuba and at the time this was our best choice. Ship is old, windows were dirty, crew not helpful and unfriendly. Most unfriendly crew we have had ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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bindi_j

2 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Worse than being stuck in the middle of a coup!

I chose this cruise based on its itinerary and having viewed the website thought the ship would be potentially a little be dated in style but wasn't concerned that in this day and age that the service, food quality ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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T-D-S

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Great way to experience a flavour of Cuba

We didn't fancy traveling over land to reach Cienfuegos & Santiago, cruising seemed to be the best way to travel. We didn't expect or want luxury so we weren't disappointed by this cruise. It was well organised ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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mrsweber1

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Every experience is different, so carefully weight these reviews.

We chose this cruise last minute because the cruise we had booked to Cuba was cancelled. We originally discounted this cruise line because of the negative reviews, but then I remembered that dissatisfied customers ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Lady Marion

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

See Cuba from a small ship

We chose this cruise because bus trips aren't my thing. We also wanted to see Cuba before the American economic invasion. The ship can hold 49 people but we were only 13 passengers - ideal! Since there were so few ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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nixpix

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Avoid at all costs!

Right from the start we had hassles. We did not embark 'till 19:30 (Correct Time)and as soon as we hit the deck we were harassed by three different staff members trying to sell us drinks packages and this is before ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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canman273

3 Reviews Written

40 Helpful Votes

English Speakers Beware

This was my second cruise on Opera. I last travelled on her to the Black Sea thee years ago. On my last cruise I would have rated the ship four or five but this voyage had some major problems. Firstly the good ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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js-g

3 Reviews Written

62 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruiser; Excellent Experience

My husband and I chose this cruise for its itinerary - Havana, Jamaica, Grand Cayman and Mexico. We are both in our early 30s and had never done a cruise before so we were unsure of what to expect. We read all the ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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tring

12 Reviews Written

113 Helpful Votes

Ship Not Well Run

We have previously cruised quite widely on ships of a similar size to this from a number of cruise lines (mostly Fred Olsen, Voyages of Discovery, Swan Hellenic and less recently, P&O). We always choose a cruise ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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sierradave

2 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Best Intro to Cuba

Our cabin was #4000, the farthest forward on the port side. It has a window perhaps 5 square feet, deeply recessed in the wall. (You can actually crawl up in there to get a wide view.) Other reviews have done a ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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